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No he is not. It's just the musical palette created for all the futuristic scifi films that are inspired by what Vangelis did in 1982.Balfe is doing a Reddit interview in 2 hours time . Hopefully we can get to the bottom of Why he replaced Pinar and Clint Mansell on Ghost in The ShellI totally agree with you. I was let down when I first heard the album. It's great but it's a selection of the score. I feel like they could've done a better job crafting the album. <br>Hell, something experimental like releasing the music as it is as a long (digital) track would've been interesting. <br><br>I think what made it difficult for them is how the tempo changes all the time, which might have resulted in an unpleasant listening experience (I think that might have been their point of view). For example, in the movie, the tempo of the cue "Home" changes a lot and some layers are taken out while the album version has a constant tempo.<br><br>Unfortunately, the number of people who noticed how unsatisfying this release is, is quite small, so there won't be anything official. Once again, we have to wait for leaks or bootlegs.also seems very like ghost in the shell. Did Balfe also help out on this score ?I can hear it<br>'Her Eyes were Green' gave me a heavy Arrival-vibe for example<br>
Am I the Only one that feels Johánn Johánnsson touch everywere along this score?<br>Truly is the Vangelis reminiscense in each song, but the style is more near to Johánnsson than Wallfisch and of course Zimmer.<br>Could be Denis Villeneuve's suggestion, or maybe Benjamin has study Villeneuve last works, but is unquestionable that 2049 score sounds very Johánnsson.<br><br>Many people these days talking bad about 2049 score (No melodies, No Vangelis, All ambiance...), but the reality is that this work has perfect match with the rest of the film.<br><br>2049 is different to the original Blade Runner. Yes it has the same world and feeling, but is another director's vision, and the music follows (perfectly) the same way.OK, there seems to be a regular edition at amazon and other retailers with the same content (2 CD) for a cheaper price than the limited one. It's nonsense. Will the record label pay me back a couple of bucks? I don't think it is ethical business at all.Saw the film last night and the music score was really good . Big and epic . It is how more scores shouldYou're right, matthew, but i'd said everyone here is used to this kind of album release with HZ/RCP, like The Thin Red Line or Inception with a lot of suites and not so much of the actual movie score. Personally i don't mind because I know the full score will be release some day and I really enjoy suites. However, I'm afraid there is nothing else to do that wait.<br><br>ps : i think Hans or RCP has no right to publish a full score (even they own), it's up to the studio--If they decide to release a proper FYC hopefully that will contain the film order/versions/unreleased/etc. <br><br>But I do agree, this is one of those scores that is tremendously improved by the film flow. Honestly I never understood the thinking behind putting out an album if you aren’t going to use the full 79 minutes it allows. Especially when you are missing cues which are vastly different from what’s presented. Why “Escape From Ship” or “No Time For Caution” weren’t there to begin with confuses me.
Love Ocean Bloom. Hybrid, no release date yet for the album? The first episode is coming out in a week.as a giant fucking fan of this movie, I can't put it into words just how lazy is this presentation of the actual music. <br><br>it annoys the shit out of me when I read comments on youtube, Itunes, Amazon and also here, like whats the opening music? and the stupid answer is from everybody: "oh yeah, you're looking for The Mole, thats the opening scene!" well, fuck, the movie opens with The Mole, but it goes on for only 2 minutes, and the rest 4 minutes is unused, and the actual 4 minutes after 2 minutes, from the opening is unreleased. it is a minor fact that seems 100% unnoticed by every person. because the music is non-stop in the film, I consider the opening from the logos, until we arrive to the beach.<br><br>Shivering Soldier is the first track that appears "as used in the film" form on the release.<br><br>Supermarine is a misleading action suite released before the premiere, because of marketing purposes, I think the studio was a bit scared, so they wanted to demonstrate that this is more of a summer blockbuster than a black and white war movie. <br><br>Home is the classic "different version in film" case, only to give Hybrid Soldier the chance to come here and give a defense speech about how Zimmer, Nolan, and every soul at warner bros, at water tower music, at remote control and every world-class star status earned professionals in hollywood couldn't make the "as used in film" presentation dream come true. the "no the time for caution" event is still comes hilariously amature from a creative business built on the words: "Make it happen" <br><br><br>include the bible and i agreeBalfe is with all this year. <br>Best tv score of the year: Genius<br>Best movie score of the year: Lego Batman<br>Best action score of the year: Geostorm<br>Best drama score of the year: Churchill<br>And best scifi score: Ghost in the shell<br>2017 has been a hell of a year for him<br>It really is an excellent soundtrack with cool action and big epic tunes .
Thanks for reply. I asked Watertower Music and they said they did limited edition and that it may be sold out. I was looking if somebody got it from them or if it's just a mistake on their part.The Best Action Score of the Year??? Please hear more Score!Have had the album on constantly all weekend and it’s the best"Rage and Serenity" can be heard again in Kingsman 2 when Harry remembersNew to this web site and came across it because of this score .can not wait to actually watch the movie but for the moment the score is the best
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Call Of Duty - Modern Warfare 2 (VG)
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  2. Extraction Point (3:35)
  3. Breach (3:22)
  4. Guerrilla Tactics (2:58)
  5. Seige (4:05)
  6. Infiltration (4:27)
  7. Espirit De Corps (3:07)
  8. Retreat And Reveille (2:57)
  9. Ordinance (1:58)
  10. Contingency (2:15)
  11. Onwards (2:27)
  12. Code Of Conduct (2:09)
  13. Chain Of Command (2:00)
  14. Safeguard (2:43)
  15. Deadline (3:55)
  16. Protocol (3:47)
  17. Coup De Grace (3:21)
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Jack reply Replies: 0 || 2012-02-19 23:32:53
Does anyone know if this is available in a lossless format anywhere?

Amazon and itunes are lossy only:(

EvGenius reply Replies: 2 || 2012-01-03 11:50:56
Who knows what the tracks worked on Mark Mancina, Noah Sorota and Atli Örvarsson?


Mr. Fate2012-01-03 21:57:42
If you scroll down for a little bit you should come across a post made by Bondo that lists the credits for each track. However, it sounds like it's just what Bondo has figured--it might not be official.

Also, I think Noah Sorota may have some Modern Warfare tracks on his website (which, of course, would mean those are the ones he worked on). I don't know about the other composers though.


Bondo2012-01-04 00:28:41
My notes are based on composer interviews and what is available on their official sites. So probably 95% accurate

... reply Replies: 7 || 2011-10-31 07:49:20
Brian Tyler`s Score for Modern Warfare 3 is awsome!!!
amazon.com/Call-Duty-Modern-Warfare-3/dp/B005ZLRT5S/ref=sr_1 _9?ie=UTF8&s=dmusic&qid=1320043685&sr=1-9


WTWave2011-10-31 11:44:10
Great!


Everan2011-11-01 01:16:18
Now that's amazing!! Let's hope that the full score tops MW2.


cheesy2011-11-01 01:51:48
I'm pleasantly surprised, those samples actually sound really nice.


...2011-11-01 21:57:41
The Score is Awsome, great, amazing!!!


Alex.2011-11-08 00:10:38
The score is now available on iTunes and Amazon.

Buy it !


Trent Easton Navarro2011-11-08 13:35:38
Listening to it now. It's better than the samples had me believe. But it's still a shame that such a talented composer like Tyler is forced to write in the RC mode. Tyler is way more talented than this.


Khun2011-11-08 16:55:32
The score for MW3 is very 'Tyler' for me, not so RC. I can feel THE FAST & THE FURIOUS and RAMBO in it and it's still highly enjoyable. The main theme in "Call Of Duty: MW3" is epic catchy so far. "I Stand Alone", "Battle For New York", "Paris Siege", and "First Contact" are also my favorite tracks.

Jack reply Replies: 3 || 2011-09-23 00:23:47
I have a question: why Thomas Bergersen and Nick Phoenix aren't listed on the website anymore?


Damien, Moderator2011-09-23 05:27:58
Because they request to be removed.


Jack2011-09-23 10:59:50
Thank you.


Ele2011-11-03 01:12:20
But they are still part of RCP team, right? Or they just gave some additionals here and here and they went away?

TIENVIELEN reply Replies: 6 || 2011-10-06 02:01:32
YES!!! Brian Tyler composed the Score for Modern Warfare 3... He is so much better than Remote Control Composers.


Papapalpatine772011-10-06 03:26:32
In your opinion he is


TIENVIELEN2011-10-06 16:57:27
RC Composers are not creative. stolen from another composers or from hans zimmmer. hans zimmer copied himself.


Papapalpatine772011-10-06 17:41:29
Omm......then why are so many RCP scores sought-after? The Dark Knight, Sherlock Holmes, Inception, Pirates of the Caribbean,, Transformers, The Lion King, Crimson Tide, King Kong......the list goes on. Those are just off the top of my head.


cheesy2011-10-06 18:45:54
I think there's a big difference between "creativity" and "innovation". Honestly, I personally think Zimmer's protegees could work on the latter. It's not a matter of being creative, it's a matter of coming up with their own styles and ideas. Balfe, Djawadi, Badelt; they're all excellent composers, no doubt about that, but there is room for innovation with their solo projects. i.e., they don't have to make everything sound exactly like something HZ himself would write. I'm not saying I have a problem there, I mean, if it ain't broke don't fix it, and I certainly don't think it's broken. But I can feasibly see where you're coming from.

Now, the whole "mass-collaboration" thing may screw that up a bit, but I guess that's why I always think of Remote Control Productions as a mass amount of composers working as one. Like gears in a clock, to be cliche. Hans could do it all by himself, no doubt, but I respect his ideals regarding music being a collaborative process. So I think they all work congruent to one another on purpose, to keep continuity in the style for a film score.


Trent Easton Navarro2011-11-02 00:25:16
"Omm......then why are so many RCP scores sought-after?"

Same reason why McDonalds is so popular. It's easy, gives you instant satisfaction, and when in the mood there is nothing like it. But you'll always regret it after 30 minutes ;)

And King Kong is not a RCP score. Zimmer and JNH may be friends, but that doesn't make him part of the studio. The minions can only dream of being as talented as Howard :)


Anonymous2011-11-02 06:15:23
Hehe, nicely put Trent :)

Drunkenmunkey reply Replies: 2 || 2011-10-27 23:46:03
Any word on MW3 soundtrack release?


Evenstar2011-10-29 19:55:45
Yes: amazon.com/gp/product/B005ZLRT5S/


Alex.2011-10-30 01:28:16
I highly recommend RCP fans check this out - as it has musical continuity with Gregson-Williams/Barton's Modern Warfare & Zimmer/Balfe/Metzger's Modern Warfare 2.

The end credits just owns about 1/2 of the previous score.


cheesy reply Replies: 5 || 2011-09-14 02:50:59
Anyone know if Lorne Balfe and Hans Zimmer are scoring Modern Warfare 3?


T-Mann0362011-09-14 04:35:45
Bad news... Brian Tyler will be composing the video game scores for Call of Duty: MW3 (Modern Warfare 3).


cheesy2011-09-14 04:46:04
...whoops. Maybe I should've scrolled down a little further first lol sorry. But it could be worse... I was afraid I'd hear the name "Sean Murray" again... *shudders*


Levente2011-09-14 13:17:17
I would not call it bad news for Brian Tyler scoring the next MW game.


Khun2011-09-15 07:38:27
Brian Tyler has always been a good choice for action/thriler genre. Though his scores can be both great and just okay, they never go bad for me. I assume there will be some sort of RAMBO, THE EXPENDABLES and maybe BATTLE: LOS ANGELES in it but I strongly believe he can do much better than Sean Murray.


Ele2011-09-15 12:44:07
One of the gameplay trailers had music from Brian Tyler. And after what I've heard, I'm really satisfied. I believe Brian can deliver as good music as Balfe did.

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2011-06-23 00:35:22
ok...

fabien reply Replies: 1 || 2011-06-22 14:25:05
musically, it looks for me evident that mark mancina worked on Safeguard...?


Bondo2011-06-22 23:22:15
"Safeguard" is actually on Noah Sorota's website

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-06-22 11:59:23
As far as which composer worked on which track, this is what I have so far:

1 - Hans Zimmer
2 - Lorne Balfe
3 - Lorne Balfe
4 - Atli Orvarsson
5 - Lorne Balfe
6 - Lorne Balfe
7 - Noah Sorota
8 - Lorne Balfe
9 - Lorne Balfe
10 - Lorne Balfe
11 - Lorne Balfe
12 - Atli Orvarsson
13 - Lorne Balfe
14 - Noah Sorota
15 - Nick Phoenix and Thomas Bergersen
16 - Lorne Balfe
17 - Lorne Balfe

Anyone know what Mark Mancina, Jacob Shea, and Dave Metzger worked on? From what I've gathered in interviews, they divided the levels up by composer.

Lynsey reply Replies: 0 || 2011-06-15 17:32:28
That saves me. Thanks for being so sneibsle!

Lexine reply Replies: 0 || 2011-06-14 05:10:24
Now we know who the sesnible one is here. Great post!

T-Mann036 reply Replies: 10 || 2011-06-03 05:24:38
I wonder when Lorne will return in Modern Warfare 3?


Ele2011-06-03 19:34:13
He won't. Modern Warfare 3 will be scored by Brian Tyler :) Maybe Margesson will be aboard


Tim2011-06-05 19:04:08
@Ele
Is Brian Tyler/Matthew Margesson confirmed to score MW3? It would be very kind of you to share a link refering your info :)


Trent Easton Navarro2011-06-05 23:07:39
@ Tim

I've also heard the rumor Brian Tyler is scoring the 3th MW, but never anything official. Would be cool if Tyler got the gig. He's probably the best composer around these days.


Anonymous2011-06-06 04:21:11
@ Trent
Wrong.


Tim2011-06-06 12:07:18
@ Trent
Agreed. One of my fav composers. He did an awesome job on Lego Universe. :)


Alex2011-06-07 08:43:18
Hybrid - can you ask anyone at RCP whether they are scoring MW3 or not.

So - who is definitvely scoring Modern Warfare 3.

Though I agree Brian Tyler is a great choice.


Tim2011-06-07 16:43:46
h t t p://w w w.youtube.com/watch?v=eabDmJMC0tg - this is a live gameplay demonstration of MW3. you hear in some parts cues from both MW2 and MW2 for demonstration purposes. but from 6:44 till the end (during the awesome boat ride on Hudson River) you'll be note a new cue which sounds very much like Brian Tyler (pretty much like Rambo and Battle LA)!


Trent Easton Navarro2011-06-07 17:11:23
@ Tim

Hard to hear the music due to all the sound effects but it indeed sounded very Tyler-esque.

Slightly OT: the game looks pretty cool, although really over the top.


Trent Easton Navarro2011-06-08 01:48:56
According to Keith Power, one of Brian Tyler's arrangers, Tyler is indeed scoring MW3. Awesome!


Ele2011-06-08 08:19:46
In 8:00 (demo) a really cool cue starts, this is probably the main theme. And yeah, it seems music from MW1 and MW2 will be used as well. Or maybe that was just a temptrack

ettivon reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-08 00:00:00
cool

Damien, Moderator reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-02 00:00:00
You have a link to amazon on the left side of the page.

arevs reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-02 00:00:00
sry guys.. but where can i find the download link ? cant see it.. or am i blinded by mw2 flashes ? xD

Tim reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-11 00:00:00
In this game epic and exciting things are happening, but the music takes the experience to an unexpected high level of tension, pressure and drama.
btw am I the only person who was disappointed of the Black Ops score? (played it with Inception's music underneath :P)

M.M.r reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-11 00:00:00
He is Hans Zimmer ... no more in music world, he made the best sound trucks for the best like Black Hawk Dawn and Call of duty MW2 for example.. when i hear his music i feel it is talk to my deep mind and heart.
what do you think of him.... he is german this great beautiful country
Long live Hans Zimmer

jakiub reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-31 00:00:00
good

drow reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-25 00:00:00
thx

Snake reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-19 00:00:00
God! I love this soundtrack! LONG LIVE ZIMMER!!!!!!!!!!

tom reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-09 00:00:00
nice track

tTIKA reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-06 00:00:00
Hans Zimmer is the best!

mohd zailee reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-15 00:00:00
u know what..i am metalhead and just listening to a real and honest music..i know this soundtrack is honest because i'm crying listening to it..u're great!!!!!!!!

Ele reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-01 00:00:00
It's probably second part of Extraction Point

Allan D reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-01 00:00:00
Hmm where is the Track "Whitehouse Battle" ?
it so grate... i love it.. but it not on the tracklist..

insertion reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-30 00:00:00
This are THE composers and musicians you want when you make a movie

Andrew reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-02 00:00:00
Love the game and all the music in it. The music makes things way me exciting...thax

Andrew reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-02 00:00:00
Love the game and all the music in it. The music makes things way me exciting...thax

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