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Just listened to the whole thing, kind of a let down. Nothing interessting except for some action moments. Donít even recall hearing some sort of theme. Overall it was like listening to Cars 4: Spanish World Cup.I have already listened to The Jumanji Overture and I must say it sounds really great. Let's see how the rest of the score sounds.Tracklist with track duration:<br>01. The Jumanji Overture (03:20)<br>02. Digging Up The Past (01:43)<br>03. Brantfort High (01:09)<br>04. Into The Jungle (01:23)<br>05. Out of Character (02:31)<br>06. The Legend of the Jewel (02:23)<br>07. The Adventure Begins (01:40)<br>08. Special Abilities (01:16)<br>09. The Bikers (03:44)<br>10. Van Pelt (01:00)<br>11. A Test Of Friendship (01:22)<br>12. The Bazaar (01:16)<br>13. Snake Charmer (03:41)<br>14. The Power of Bravestone (01:04)<br>15. Seaplane McDonough (02:17)<br>16. The Missing Piece (01:46)<br>17. Lost In Time (01:18)<br>18. Flirting With Danger (01:36)<br>19. Albino Rhinos (03:44)<br>20. Retrieving the Emerald (01:54)<br>21. Out of Lives (01:49)<br>22. First Kiss (01:22)<br>23. The Jaguars (03:03)<br>24. Ring of Fire (02:07)<br>25. Begin The Climb (01:56)<br>26. Call Out Its Name (02:23)<br>27. leaving Jumanji (03:03)<br>28. An Older Friend (02:40)<br>29. Back To School (01:53)@ds the same for desplat's victory with Budapest Hotel.Maybe. I'd sure be happy for you lot ;) And I'd definitely rather see Powell attached to a project than, say, RGW, Junkie or Desplat. <br><br>That Solo movie is going to be a disaster, though.
One more thing: if indeed the reason for Powell's semi-hiatus was to be with his family as much as possible, we may well see his activity increase again in coming years now that his wife has passed away and his son is close to graduating high school (I couldn't find an exact date of birth for him but I think he's 16 or 17). Him taking on a project as big and ambitious as Star Wars isn't exactly the sign of someone who wants to take it easy. It's too early to say yet though.hans should win the oscar for best sound effects and not for the best music/score. just as a statement.And it's also unfair to use Balfe to criticize Powell. He started working on American projects in 2005 with Batman Begins, and only after 2010 did he receive individual projects. Is it accurate to compare someone who entered the party at the last minute with two others who are in it for 20 (Powell) and 30 (Zimmer)?<br><br>I'm in a hurry and I put everything into a translator. Forgive the many mistakes.<br> <br><br><br>Composers do not need to worry about the attention, acceptance of the public of the same or the same intensity as pop music artists do. There's no need to do that. Occasionally some name draws attention to the public and causes many people to be in the genre, Williams and Zimmer are the main examples that I can bring the table. However it is not because Williams or Zimmer are extremely popular and perhaps worry about the material they are offering to the public who adores them that all the composers of the world need to do equal. Most of these men and women even enxeega as "celebrity". They are more like artisans or the rest of the crew of a film that occupies with the lights, effects and costumes and that will never have the same response from the public as the main actor. And they don't even expect it. So I think it's foolish to wait for Powell to occupy himself in 2,3 movies a year to please a fanbase.<br><br>I'll agree with you when it says it's deplorable to see CPR composers who talk so much about building a single voice and giving emerging talent the opportunity to use so many additional composers (many of them with a possible promise that in the future they will work with Zimmer and thus have the opportunity to show his face in Hollywood.The sense is almost always these.You start with a secondary composer, he arrives at Zimmer and gains some kind of notoriety). But Powell is not the only one who does this. So he should not be the only one criticized.Well...it's a film score. It has no obligation to provide a pleasant or enjoyable listening experience, and for an award like this that doesn't really come into consideration. So if it works in the film, it did its job and that's all that matters.<br><br>For me personally, as someone who cares about music first and films second, a score like Dunkirk has little value. A few years ago I probably would have been pretty mad about this score winning awards and acclaim (you should have seen how salty I got when The Social Network beat out HTTYD), but these days... *shrug*. I know what I like, Dunkirk isn't it, and that's fine. It wasn't written for me. Do I wish Hans still wrote the kind of music I like? Of course. But he gets to make his own choices as an artist, just as I get to choose what to listen to as a fan.
The score is already on itunes.This score... so many mixed emotions. Does it work for the film? Heck yeah. Does it improve the film? So much so. Did Hans do what he set out to do? Totally. Is it an award winning masterpiece? Um, not so fast.<br><br>Dunkirk, while super effective within the context of the film (I wouldnít change a thing about it), I must admit, it doesnít have nearly the same effect as a stand-alone listen. Itís literally the same textures and notes over and over again, just slightly rising and falling in pitch and tempo. Does that make it ďawardĒ worthy? Iím not sure. If based solely on the film, you betcha. If based purely on the music itself, I donít think so. Thatís where Interstellar succeeds so far and away over Dunkirk. As a pure listening experience, Interstellar is interesting, multi-layered and emotional. Whereas Dunkirk is just flat, void of any sort of feeling or ďactualĒ music (again, works IN the film). Itís glorified sound FX (save for the end, which, no doubt, is in large part to Ben).<br><br>Hmm... Iíve never had a score tear me apart more than this one. I both love it and hate it. Maybe it did itís job... lol.<br><br>Excuse me while I go listen to No Time for Caution yet again.I think most of us agree that he should've won for Interstellar but I think Dunkirk deserves it too. The work Hans and the music department did on this movie is just incredible. Must've been a lot of hard work. <br>An award is an award, Hans' 2nd Oscar is long overdue so I'd be glad to see him win. But it would be weird to see him win for THAT score, after all the greatnesses of the past 20 years. Same thing with Morricone who won his only Oscar for his very light and insignificant work on Hateful Eight. Good for the man, good for the fans, but doesn't really make sense. But have Oscars ever made sense? :-phaha hybrid :D made my day
Hybrid, yes!wow man, hybrid. this isn't right from you. actually really embarrasing and an absolute no-go from a staff/member of this site to write such a comment. even if it's a joke, this is a shame and sad.I was a bit over the line, I admit. I should have made it clearer that all of that "hottest shit in town" bit was meant purely as a part of my personal opinion regarding his output. I never saw or read any interviews with him. <br><br>I also know about his wife, of course... but I guess I'm just too cynical to accept it as an all-encompasing excuse while seeing such massive fanbase clamoring for his new music. I don't know, I admittedly feel a bit bad about what I'm saying myself. I AM an asshole, sure, but only to an extent. <br><br>I think that saying "he is writing scores that he feels comfortable with" and "living his life however he wants", albeit understandable, is still ignoring the fact that he is an artist with a fanbase. We are living in a time when film composers are slowly getting a mainstream recognition as a type of musicians comparable to bands or singers. And that creates a certain responsibility towards that fanbase. An artist doesn't have to fulfill it, sure, but he should at the very least acknowledge and address it.<br><br>Which brings to mind an image of Hans going on a massive tour whilst giving zero fucks about the CD presentation of his scores, but I digress.<br><br>I wouldn't dare giving Powell advices about how to deal with a pain of the loved one's loss. But on the other hand, I strongly believe in artist's responsibility towards the fans. <br><br>For example, that's why I would kick everybody saying "GRRM is not your bitch" right in the goddamn nuts.Now I have ONE true reason to want this score to win !<br><br>PEACE ! lolI stand corrected. Though it's still possible that the score is a combination of live orchestra and samples, a lot of RCP music does that.
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Skyline
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  1. Don't Look Up (1:40)
  2. Abduction (3:29)
  3. The Escape (3:33)
  4. Ship Down (2:12)
  5. Skyline (2:40)
  6. They're Not Dead (5:02)
  7. Make A Run For It (6:15)
  8. The Cavalry (2:41)
  9. Arrival (3:42)
  10. The Resurrection (2:17)
  11. Final Battle (3:14)
  12. Jared IsChanging (3:51)
  13. Vaya Con Dios (1:28)
  14. Loss Of A Friend (3:59)
  15. Inside The Ship (4:34)
  16. Damage Control (1:55)
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Anonymous reply Replies: 2 || 2014-09-11 22:40:19
Skyline Sessions
01 - 1m01.5v0 Skyline
02 - 1m01v12 Main Titles (Skyline)
03 - 1m01v11 Main Titles (Alternate) {Skyline}
04 - 2m07Av02 Siren Light Music
05 - 2m07Bv02 Don't Look Up
06 - 2m07Cv06 Jarrod Almost Abducted
07 - 2m08-09v08 Arrival
08 - 3m10v07 Jarrod is Changing
09 - 3m11v01 Untitled
10 - 3m12v05 Bye Bye Neighbor _ To the Garage
11 - 3m14v04 The Escape
12 - 3m15-16v04 The Resurrection
13 - 4m17Bv02 Discussion
14 - 4m17v05 The Loss of A Friend
15 - 4m18-19v06 What's the Plan _ The Calvary
16 - 4m20v04 Ship Down
17 - 4m21v05 They're Not Dead
18 - 5m22v06 Jarrod and Elaine Make A Run for It
19 - 5m23-24v07 Slaying the Drone _ Tanker Morseis _ Vaya con Dios
20 - 5m25v06 The Final Battle
21 - 5m26v04 Abduction _ Around the World
22 - 6m27v03 Inside the Mothership
23 - 6m28 Damage Control
24 - 6m29 Skyline Suite


Everan2014-09-12 04:53:33
Wait, was there music in the film that wasn't in the soundtrack?


KT Koskela2014-09-12 18:36:44
Yes.

Everan reply Replies: 2 || 2014-05-23 02:35:47
So, the Facebook page of the film just posted the poster for the film's sequel.
Hoping Margeson returns.


Prott2014-05-23 11:20:39
I hope so too, the score for the first one is the best part of the movie... by far!


cody2014-05-23 15:55:06
just the track damage control!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-05 00:00:00
Shockingly bad score .... 4 chords - 5 at best ...

Could try harder - seriously.

Tim reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-19 00:00:00
To be honest, the score is good, but the movie is one of the most rediculous ones I've ever seen!!

Falconet from italy reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-19 00:00:00
yeah...margeson did addittional score on Brian Tyler's Battle of Los Angeles

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-25 00:00:00
Simply, The Score Is Amazing. And Much music is missing.

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-20 00:00:00
He's also doing the Score for Battle: Los Angeles, which this film is a rip-off of.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-20 00:00:00
Curious, but Brian Tyler is a producer executive of this movie. Remember, Tyler made the score for Alien Vs. Predator Requiem which was also directed for The Strauss Brothers, the directors of Skyline

585347054 reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-05 00:00:00
i'm listenin' this score right now....so amazing!!!

585347054 reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-05 00:00:00
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Everan reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-27 00:00:00
I adore the score, since I saw the movie and I actually liked it. If you're gonna see it, go with the expectations of having fun and see some great effects, not to see the next District 9, like a lotta people thought.
Margeson better have more work, and give additional music for Transformers 3, or maybe write the score with Steve Jablonsky. They could be awesome together.

john mansell reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-21 00:00:00
good score, more please

Jaros428 reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-20 00:00:00
"Final Battle" is definately my favorite. The last minute is just really epic sounding ;) I love it.

Felix D. reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-19 00:00:00
Of all the tracks, I'll put in my vote that "Damage Control" is the weakest and feels out of place with the rest of the score. Considering that it's the music for the end credits of the movie, that makes it easier to understand with its inclusion. I like the track, but of all the tracks, it's the one I could leave out and still feel very satisfied with the score...it just doesn't flow with the feel of the rest of the tracks. And, yes to Miles, that the score plays out as a "low-key" offering, compared to other film scores, but this is, I believe, intentional. I'll be watching for future scores by Margeson, as I believe that he's shown great promise with giving us more scores that will be just as exciting to listen to. I still love Skyline's score, overall, and it's definitely worth the money.

Chill, refer to one of my previous posts for how "They're Not Dead" fits into the score's chronological order.

Here I am, working at home on my normal Friday schedule, and I'm listening to it, again. Of course, I have to keep things fresh, so I'm alternating "Skyline" with listening to the score for "9" by Deborah Lurie and the ever-pleasing release of Star Trek: The Deluxe Edition by Giacchino.

Happy listening, fellow fans!

Cloud reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-19 00:00:00
As far as I'm concerned, Damage Control is the weakest track on the album. Totally ruins the listening experience for me at the end.

Miles reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-19 00:00:00
I'm probably unique here, because "Damage Control" isn't my favorite track. It's not unlistenable, but the rock element seems slightly gratuitous, and there's an abrasive edge to it that keeps me from giving full marks. On the other hand, tracks like "Ship Down", "Final Battle" and especially "Abduction" are very good indeed. All in all, a solid if slightly generic effort from Margeson. Here's hoping he gets the opportunity to be more versatile in the future!

Chill reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-18 00:00:00
and what about they're not dead?

Chill reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-18 00:00:00
whoops meant jared is changingVVV

Cody Ellsmore reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-18 00:00:00
The Song Abduction has a bit of a steve jablonsky touch to it but it good and Damage Control mostly the best track on it

Felix D. reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-17 00:00:00
I agree, Chill. Abduction is my favorite track of the score. That's one of the final cues, falling in this order,

"Final Battle"
"Abduction"
"Inside The Ship"
"Damage Control"

chill reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-17 00:00:00
if its not in order does that mean abduction could be the ending cue? I think its the most memorable piece, along with final battle...

Felix D. reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-17 00:00:00
Hi, Bondo. The score actually is not in chronological order, but what's nice about this film score's production is that ALL of the memorable music is there...no wishing for those additional tracks that most scores leave out. For a sample chronological order for one of the film's memorable sequences, listen to the following in order,

"The Cavalry"
"Ship Down"
"They're Not Dead"

Nearly 2 days later and I'm still listening the heck out of the score. And, thanks for the comment, Everan!

Ele reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-17 00:00:00
Wow, I didn't expected that, but this score is really good!

Falconet reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-17 00:00:00
i'm listenin' this score right now....so amazing!!!

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-17 00:00:00
If anyone has seen this, can you tell us if it's in chronological order?

Everan reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-16 00:00:00
I WON'T see the movie, but will get the score
To those that (unfortunately) saw the movie, how was the score? Anything good?

Kire reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-16 00:00:00
Everan: yep. soundtrack was amazing :P that main theme was catchy.

The movie wasn't too bad; it was engaging, so long as you like sci-fi stuff. Action and acting were pretty good :P Special Effects through the roof too!! I can understand why some people won't like it though :P but if ur not a hardass give it a shot otherwise avoid ahaha

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-16 00:00:00
Maybe I'll see it in DVD or something. I dont know, I just want the score right now, maybe it's the only thing "rescueable" from the movie, and the effects.

Felix D. reply Replies: 0 || 2010-11-16 00:00:00
I bought the soundtrack from Amazon at midnight on the 16th (first available). A very good score which was easy to hear during the movie. In my humble opinion (many people will disagree), Skyline is very effective at giving a chairarm-gripping experience after the first 30 minutes, so it works. The movie won't be a success in the U.S., but it'll be a hit everywhere else. The movie doesn't have a happy-ending, but it's realistic...it doesn't pull out that happy-find-a-virus-to-kill-the-aliens-in-3-days crap. Yeah, the character development's not there, but then, I didn't pay $10 for a tear-jerker, I asked for action, jaw-dropping special effects, and memorable music, all of which I got. Skyline had the courage to give us an alien invasion movie in broad daylight and got that part right on target. And the kicker is, it cost these guys $10 million to make. Hollywood (and everyone else) should take notice of that. Anyway, Margeson did a very good job on the film score. All of the tracks are good, but if you're doing things a la carte, pick up "Abduction", "Make A Run For It", and "The Cavalry". Best bet is to pony up $7.99 and download the entire MP3 score from Amazon.com.

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