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Wait!<br>So has Balfe been replaced due to having other projects?<br>I thought it had been completed?Why was there the change of composers?...wouldn't being really busy be an argument *for* him possibly being replaced? When you're signed on to 10 movies and release schedules are being constantly pushed around because nobody has a clue when theaters are going to open again, you shouldn't be surprised if eventually you might run into some conflicts.Jackman is not replacing Balfe! <br>Balfe is the most busiest composer at the moment so he isn’t going to get replaced last minute!!!!!Thank you for your replies. On IMDB she is listed.
Alright, after re-listening to the score, I've made a few educated guesses of what the additional composers did, based on what we know about the score and their previous work. Note that none of this is confirmed by Hybrid, just my opinion.<br><br>Lorne Balfe: Seems to practically be a co-composer here. I hear a lot of him in this score. It seems he did Invasion (as he's known for contributing trailer music to films he works on) seemingly the suites "Brooding", "Deciphering the Signal", "Battle", and the one we know he cowrote, "Journey Suite". Based on this here's my guess as to what he contributed. <br><br>Soccent Attack - Sounds like his style, probably him arranging AllSpark and Decepticon material. <br><br>Keller's Briefing - Arrangement of "Deciphering the Signal"<br><br>Deciphering the Signal - Obviously another arrangement of "Deciphering the Signal" with Batman Begins-like action at the end.<br><br>Sam's Pink Bike Ride (Part 2) - Sounds like an arrangement of "Brooding" material. <br><br>(Possibly?) Are You LadiesMan217? - Some arrangement of "Brooding" and "Journey Suite" material, although hard to say whether the theme at 1:10 is Steve's or Lorne's. Could be Steve arranging Lorne material, as it sounds more Jablonsky-esque to me. <br><br>Autobots to the Rescue - Could be Steve imitating Batman Begins style, but sounds far too Lorne for me to not consider it a co-written track. <br><br>Sector 7 Chase - Part 1 sounds more Jablonsky than Lorne, but there's no question to me that part 2 has a lot of Balfe in there. <br><br>Where Is My Car? - Batman Begins-like again, probably Lorne solo, or Lorne and Steve<br><br>Decepticons Mobilize (Part 2) - Arrangement of "Brooding"<br><br>Freeway Fight - Battle version of Decepticon theme from "Brooding"<br><br>Stumble Bumble (Part 1) & (Part 2 Alternate) - Arrangement of "Journey Suite", second part not used in the film sounds like Steve & Lorne Combo to me. Film version of part 2 sounds pure Steve to me. <br><br>You're A Soldier Now (Parts 1 & 3) - Lorne being heavily involved in the final battle is known, and Parts 1 and 3 have arrangements of Lorne material. I'm also fairly certain that Lorne wrote the Optimus vs Megatron theme from Part 3 and "Optimus vs Megatron".<br><br>Optimus vs Megatron - Finale of theme introduced in "You're A Soldier Now (Part 3)" as well as the "Journey / AllSpark" theme which could be Lorne's or Steve's. <br><br>Trevor Morris: I can infer from his work on Pirates 2, The Island, and the one track we know he worked on. <br><br>Soldiers Arrive - Not sure why, but I've always assumed this military theme was Morris'.<br><br>Arctic 1897 - Dark theme that reminds me a lot of his work from Pirates 2. <br><br>Scorponok - Known fact that he co-wrote this. <br><br>Hoover Dam - Arrangement of military theme<br><br>Transforming -  Same theme from Arctic 1897<br><br>Sam on the Roof (Part 2) - Arrangement of theme from Scorponok, though could be Steve or Lorne arranging it.<br><br>Optimus vs Megatron - A slight hint to the Military theme when they begin attacking Blackout, and Scorponok theme reprisal, once again could be Steve or Lorne arranging these themes. <br><br>Creeper Suite / A Call to Arms (Unused) - Original music for Optimus' Epilogue, contains arrangement of military theme. <br><br>Jay Flood: Can be inferred from his work on Transformers: The Game, his overall more orchestral writing, and his contributions to Nightmare on Elm Street, Sims 3, and Desperate Housewives. <br><br>Camaro on the Run - Definitely has a TF: The Game sound to it overall. As well as a bit of Thomas Newman-esque music. <br><br>Witwicky (Parts 1-3) - Definitely some of his style here along with Steve's overall Desperate Housewives-esque music. <br><br>Decepticons 2 Suite / Frenzy - The suspenseful strings make me think of Flood's Nightmare on Elm Street work, and the brass writing seems more characteristic of him than Jablonsky to me, though it was still probably a co-written suite. <br><br>Tense Action Suite - Once again reminds me of Flood's Nightmare suspenseful string writing, probably at least co-composed with Jablonsky. <br><br>Clay Duncan - I can guess somewhat based on his contributions to "The Island" but otherwise I don't know much about him so I'm not sure about any of the inferences I'm about the make. <br><br>Angry Camaro - This sort of drone music sounds like it could be him as his contributions were very electronic in The Island.<br><br>Bumblebee vs Barricade - Strange electronics and sounds plus more minimalist writing make me think Duncan. <br><br>Tow Truck Charge - Definitely has The Island's sound. Could be Trevor Morris too. <br><br>TJ Lindgreen: I know so little about his style except he works with Elfman and did additional music for TF: The Game so not much I can say for what he did. <br><br>Belly Shot(?) - The ethereal choir style sounds somewhat like TF: The Game's score and Elfman's choir. <br><br>Not to Hear That(?) - Maybe he composed this motif for Mikaela that also appeared in "Belly Shot". <br><br>Surreal Mikaela(?) - Once again I'm hoping the specific choir sound is part of his style. <br><br>Anything I didn't mention is a track I'm assuming is all Jablonsky. Please note that I'm not trying to take away from Steve's work on this score, and that for most of these track I'm assuming Steve had some involvement in as well, I'm just speculating for fun because I've always wanted to know who did what on this score.LP sadly, but it's also on Spotify.Technical reasons ! lol ;)<br><br>But she was there.Most welcome news. Should be a nice replacement for the Fantastic Beasts score that will have to have been pushed off. I imagine his work on Jungle Cruise will be great as well. 2021 is looking pretty exciting for score releases!She definitely performed on the score, I don't know why she is uncredited...
The poster shows Lorne Balfe as the composer.<br><br>But then it also did have Desplat!So no solo cello by Tina Guo? Is it digital then or is it no cello?CD or LP release?Why is Lorne Balfe not nominated for a Grammy for Ad Astra ?To my understanding, James never worked for Hans or Remote Control. They’re simply friends and have collaborated on a few projects. Powell (and Gregson-Williams) used to work at Remote Control before moving on to his own studio/endeavors. <br><br>BUT, I am equally as excited for James to return to Disney Animation. Very excited for this and Jungle Cruise.
I guess James Newton Howard doesn't count as a Remote Control composer anymore (and yet John Powell does? I don't get it), but anyway, he's scoring Disney Animation Studios' Raya and the Last Dragon. After his epic trilogy of Dinosaur, Atlantis, and Treasure Planet, I welcome his return to the studio!Some original cue titles with slates from a music mixing CD-R:<br>1M13 Transactions<br><br>2M16 Jake Gets Stoned<br>2M20A Alley<br>2M21 Rapists Castration<br><br>3M24 My Old Division<br>3M27 Go Fetch Dog<br>3M30 The Freeway<br>3M32 Alonzo Steals Money<br>3M33 Into The Jungle<br><br>4M41 Safety Is First / Busting Into Rogers<br><br>5M46 Helicopter<br>5M48 Sunset / Wet Streets<br>5M51 Jake Gets Beaten<br>5M52 Smiley Calls His Cousin<br><br>6M57 On The Roof<br>6M58 Jake Lands On Car<br><br>7M61 Alonzo Dies<br>7M63 Sun ShotMovie credits:<br><br>Music by Hans Zimmer & David Fleming<br><br>Music Supervisor: Joe Rudge<br><br>Score Produced by Hans Zimmer<br>Supervising Music Editor: Ryan Rubin<br>Music Editor: Nate Underkuffler<br>Music Production Services: Steven Kofsky<br>Additional Music by Ben Powell<br>Featured Guitar Soloist: Derek Trucks<br>Score Mixed by Seth Waldmann<br>Score Mix Assistant: Aldo Arechar<br>Technical Score Engineer: Chuck Choi<br>Technical Assistants: James Grimwade, Aldo Arechar, Steven Doar & Fabio Marks<br>Synth Programming: Hans Zimmer<br>Digital Instrument Design: Mark Wherry<br>Digital Instrument Preparation: Taurees Habib, Raul Vega, David Naroth & Paul Salerno<br>Studio Manager for Remote Control Productions: Shalini Singh<br>Assistant to Hans Zimmer: Cynthia Park<br>Score Mixed at Remote Control Productions, Santa Monica CA<br>Music Clearances: Jessica Dolingerthats trueCan't think of a more meaningless and laughable award than the Oscar.
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The Last Airbender
Label: Lakeshore Records
Length: 66'53
HZimmer.com rating:        3/5
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  1. Airbender Suite (11:16)
  2. Earthbenders (5:53)
  3. The Avatar Has Returned (4:42)
  4. The Four Elements Test (5:30)
  5. Journey to the Northern Water Tribe (4:01)
  6. Hall of Avatars (3:40)
  7. Prologue (2:43)
  8. The Blue Spirit (7:17)
  9. The Spirit World (5:18)
  10. We Could Be Friends (4:08)
  11. We Are Now the Gods (5:46)
  12. Flow Like Water (6:32)
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jjstarA113 reply Replies: 2 || 2020-11-25 00:05:33
I guess James Newton Howard doesn't count as a Remote Control composer anymore (and yet John Powell does? I don't get it), but anyway, he's scoring Disney Animation Studios' Raya and the Last Dragon. After his epic trilogy of Dinosaur, Atlantis, and Treasure Planet, I welcome his return to the studio!


Brent2020-11-25 01:09:01
To my understanding, James never worked for Hans or Remote Control. They’re simply friends and have collaborated on a few projects. Powell (and Gregson-Williams) used to work at Remote Control before moving on to his own studio/endeavors.

BUT, I am equally as excited for James to return to Disney Animation. Very excited for this and Jungle Cruise.


Inspiron2020-11-25 12:05:43
Most welcome news. Should be a nice replacement for the Fantastic Beasts score that will have to have been pushed off. I imagine his work on Jungle Cruise will be great as well. 2021 is looking pretty exciting for score releases!

Paul reply Replies: 0 || 2019-10-25 15:43:46
Fox Searchlight Pictures released early A Hidden Life soundtrack by James Newton Howard from fyc website. There 14 cues on the soundtrack.

Geofcraze634 reply Replies: 0 || 2014-07-03 14:13:21
When I just first listen to JNH's music, it doesn't fit for my taste of the music but now, I really like his music. :3

dark prince reply Replies: 0 || 2014-02-01 04:15:29
Undeserved but anyway amazing score by James Newton Howard, this is simply a masterpiece, scores like this are what do than James be a respected composer, the only one (and biggest defect is the movie, that is horrible)

MacArthur reply Replies: 5 || 2013-12-29 00:20:53
Didn't James do The Fugitive (with Harrison Ford)?


Russel2013-12-29 00:34:20
Yes, according to the Internet Movie Data Base he composed the music to the film 'The Fugitive' with Harrison Ford in it.


MacArthur2013-12-29 01:36:19
Funny that some of his stuff isn't on here.


Russel2013-12-29 03:45:05
Why? He is not really part of RCP as far as I know. He only really helped out with the Dark Knight Trilogy. Pretty sure he has his own studio, named after him..? (Saw in the Hunger Games 2 End Credits)


MacArthur2013-12-29 04:43:23
Ok I just find it odd that some are listed and others aren't


Russel2013-12-29 05:19:31
Yeah, I guess. Me too.

Ds reply Replies: 1 || 2012-03-15 13:43:55
Is James Newton Howard no more part of Remote Control?

His latest albums aren't mentionned here...


tomPoland2012-03-16 12:24:57
He was never part of RC, he just worked with them several times.

He's way better than any of HZ minions.

Khun reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-09 00:00:00
If the Oscar is fair enough (which they normally don't be because they mostly choose the score from the films which are nominated), this score should be nominated!

magic reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-03 00:00:00
the best soundtrack

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-03 00:00:00
OOP already!!?

Lucas reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-03 00:00:00
Very Good music!!!!James Did it Again!!!

Leonor Antunes reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-03 00:00:00
THE BEST SOUNDTRACK IN THE WORLD (for me, of course).

And I agree with TomPoland... I really hope this soundtrack gets an Oscar ^_^

tomPoland reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-10 00:00:00
Oscar 2011? I really hope so. Howard deserves it.

PS Waiting for a 'choir' bootleg:)

Mikel S.i.W (a fan from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-21 00:00:00
This composer is great, and this score is magic. We love your music, James!!!

Miles reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-21 00:00:00
Actually, this score does have choir. It's just not utilized to a great extent.

That said, I think this is an excellent piece of work. JNH does it again!

Ravi Krishna reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-21 00:00:00
Even without the choir (shame!), this is one amazing score. I'm seriously addicted to the kickass Japanese percussion sequences and exciting orchestral action music!

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-21 00:00:00
Fanstastic James Newton Howard...go on!!!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-21 00:00:00
Choir less score ! :D


... :S

jon reply Replies: 0 || 2010-06-21 00:00:00
great score !

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