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<br>"Listen to the 'scores' he composed. At best, marginal efforts in sound libraries, they are just utterly shitty."<br><br>Blackwood might want to have a word with you.Too many songs! But at least there is 15 tracks of score.<br><br>BTW, I don't think Djawadi is able just to do themes. His score in GoT Season 7 shows that he is able to do action tracks very well. Also, in GoT Season 6, he shows that he is able to have many themes and develop them in many different ways.Meta your comment is based on smoke...<br><br><br>Do you have any idea of what Hans & Elfman's relation is ? How many scores Danny mixed at Remote Control ? That when Hans was writing Batman Begins, Danny was in the next room and Hans invited him to check what he was doing ? How many people from RCP Elfman recruited to help him ?lol it's too funny the guy even spent the time of typing all this...<br><br>Some people apparently have very boring lives on this planet !These comments by “Balfe” are comical.god knows where such venom comes from . Maybe an ex employee probably.he was correct on one point .He is indeed a trailer composer.He just did the mission impossible trailer!!!
LOL. I guess this "Balfe" guy is one of those trolls from Stop RCP group.Many benevolent saviours explaining the error of our music tastes have surfaced recently, haven't they?Eh, Mr. Ellipsis, I have to take issue with your appeal to popularity. Justin Bieber sells millions of records. That doesn't make his music good. Last year's piece of crap pointless Beauty and the Beast remake made a frankly terrifying amount of money at the box office. Doesn't stop it being a piece of crap.Guys, I know a lot of you probably think I'm an overly critical snob, but next time you do, just remember this guy and realize how much worse I could be. :pBalfe is not a composer, but still he gets to compose dozens of films and shows every single year, wow. He must be doing something good if he is on of the most busiest composers out there, don´t you think? Or you want to tell me that every producer, director or whoever hires him is deaf? Do you know how many films had to be re-scored by Balfe in the past few years? <br><br>
Why you feed the troll?<br><br>Wrong.<br><br>1. Wallfish is a very fine composer, period. Hans is a synth guy.<br><br>2. If Hans wasn't concern about BR he wouldn't do it.<br><br>3. Slavery was abolished 150 years ago. Hans choose to did it and agreed to involve Wallfish.<br><br>4. Maybe true, but it wasn't the thought of Villeneuve.here we go again:<br>Why Hans Zimmer Got The Job You Wanted (And You Didn’t)<br>https://behindtheaudio.com/2013/07/hans-zimmer/Hey you guys.<br><br>Balfe is a trailer composer not someone who composes real scores. He helps Hans out on his projects and occasionally may have a good idea. He is not an artist, simple as that.<br><br>Listen to the 'scores' he composed. At best, marginal efforts in sound libraries, they are just utterly shitty. The epitome of that is Terminator Genisys that even fans of the franchise found embarassing (and that is for a series based on synth scores). The samples are especially abhorrent<br><br>How he climbed to compose music for real films is a mystery. Go back to one of his earliest scores, the 2009 'score' for Ironclad, to find how utterly disappointing his work has been all the way throughout his career.<br><br>Balfe is a hack. He will never be considered a real composer. The industry knows Hans is pushing him and once that attention goes somewhere else, as it does with Hans frequently, Balfe will be immediately forgotten. Tell me - who actually wants a Lorne Balfe score for their film!!<br><br>You rapid fans supporting his work will be laughed at as being idiotic symbiotic followers. Get a fragging grip.<br><br>Balfe is not a composer. <br><br><br>This score is probably the largest failure of Zimmer's career - these would have been his objectives - think about it:<br><br>1. Enhancing the work of Vangelis for a project he has always admired.<br>2. The chance to work with an absolutely open palette of sounds<br>3. The opportunity to truly reinvent not only film music but MUSIC.<br>4. Ability to work with Denis Villeneuve, a man who gets scores nominated for the fact that they are innovative.<br><br>How did Hans fail here?<br><br>1. Wallfisch, a very fine composer is not a synth guy.<br><br>2. Hans does not give a shit anymore, seriously.<br><br>3. An imposed composer on a passion project rarely works<br><br>4. Johannson's work on Arrival is so beyond Zimmer's abilities that he had to go secure.
This score is probably the largest failure of Zimmer's career - these would have been his objectives - think about it:<br><br>1. Enhancing the work of Vangelis for a project he has always admired.<br>2. The chance to work with an absolutely open palette of sounds<br>3. The opportunity to truly reinvent not only film music but MUSIC.<br>4. Ability to work with Denis Villeneuve, a man who gets scores nominated for the fact that they are innovative.<br><br>How did Hans fail here? <br><br>1. Wallfisch, a very fine composer is not a synth guy. <br><br>2. Hans does not give a shit anymore, seriously.<br><br>3. An imposed composer on a passion project rarely works<br><br>4. Johannson's work on Arrival is so beyond Zimmer's abilities that he had to go secure. <br><br><br>Dunkirk is a sound experiment and not a score. It is rather sad to see a fine composer like Benjamin Wallfisch deal with this nationalistic nonsense.It would be very interesting to get a better sense of what exactly Zanelli's role in the franchise is. He is a very capable composer but his work on 5 was utter scheisse. But that may just be what the franchise calls for. How does the supposedly precarious Hans put his name on all this shit.I would not be surprised if this was done by Balfe finally trying out his real compositional skills outside of him just acting as Hans' copy assistant. Everything that Balfe has done on his own to date is abysmal (okay The Lego Batman movie had some flair but that was probably done by the next generation of assistants). <br><br>Please go back to Ironclad and listen to Balfe before he was HBalfe, to hear his skills. Not very good, right? The man is an arranger not a composer.<br><br>This score will be utterly crap or it will sound like Tron and Transformers. <br><br>Shame as Del Toro and Steven Knight work with real composers like Max Richter who would have excelled here.Instead of concerning ourselves with Sia, we have to be worried about Djawadi. The man has a knick for a simple tv tune. But anything outside of that sounds like a youtube fanvideo. The incidental score for Game of Thrones, especially the wall scenes, is terrible and amateurish. <br><br>All I can think is that the producers must have been pressed with time and had to go with the casio synth nonsense Djawadi presented them with. It is the worst example of scoring for a major franchise. <br><br>Again, Dwajadi does well with his choral bits but he is not a composer, more a theme tune man. Who Wants to be a Millionare would serve him better than a complex franchise. <br><br>Simultaneously, the Paint it Black material from Westworld is outstanding. But was this done by Djawadi or a much more talented orchestrator - can we look into this as it sounds nothing like his work
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Nonore reply Replies: 1 || 2017-02-06 22:31:14
I'd like to hear The Prince of Egypt too.


Elena2017-02-07 12:36:19
Taht would be great! The Burning Bush is my favorite!

Lazarus reply Replies: 5 || 2017-02-02 14:28:24
There won't be a CD, DVD or Blu-ray release before July 2017.


Icarus2017-02-02 20:49:14
Source ?


philip2017-02-02 21:55:34
How do you know?


Lazarus2017-02-03 08:37:37
Logic. It would be the first time, an artist releases his concert on DVD while he is touring with the very same program.


Jim2017-02-06 09:03:04
If someone can get in touch with Eagle Rock and ask them, that would be great. I've sent them two emails and was completely ignored.


philip2017-02-06 18:34:34
@Lazarus: This is exactly what I thougt before. Unfortunately you are right as this would be kinda stupid to release it now.
Still I think it sucks as we are waiting for this for ages now. Why giving the first track for free when nothing else is coming...

@Jim: Same here. I sent them an e-mail last week and I do not expect them to answer anymore.

Icarus reply Replies: 2 || 2017-01-21 17:11:29
Still no news about the CD / Blu-Ray of the Live 2016.

The only thing I've found is the official web page of the Blu-Ray producer, they say it's comming soon:
www.eagle-rock-productions.com/hans-zimmer


Mk2017-01-21 19:41:58
Interesting, it's A company based in London: Here is their shop, looks A bit cheesy not Really up to date www.eagle-store.com I see A lot of Dutch names in the production for Hans's concert. Interesting We'll see........what will happen the next month.


David2017-01-25 18:32:21
I cannot come to the show since he doesn't planned, though I really like to buy the CD. when are you going to release it.

Mephariel reply Replies: 3 || 2017-01-16 16:44:52
Leona Lewis's "Now We Are Free" is probably the best one. It provides a softer version of the theme.

Besides that, Vengerov's "Light" is my second favorite.

2 Cellos' "Mombasa" and Stirling's The Dark Knight are interesting to listen to.

I think that is about it.


Leona2017-01-17 10:47:01
Seriously, Leona Lewis' interpretation was the worst i have heard. I always thought she can sing as hell, but when i've heard "Now we are free" from her, my ears have bleeded. It was really bad, many notes were wrong and unenjoyable. She tried it so hard, that it sounded like an amateur singer. For me that song is the worst song in this "collection". A complete fair :(


Leona2017-01-17 10:47:40
fail*


Patrick2017-01-17 10:56:56
I have to agree with Leona: Leona Lewis' "Now we are free" is like the rock band Queen after Freddie Mercury has died: It's so unique, not a single singer will be able to match it. The closest was the singer in the initial Hans Zimmer Revealed Concerts in London.

Hans Zimmer - The Calssics reply Replies: 13 || 2017-01-04 12:04:13
Hey, I don't know why it's not listed here, but on January 13 an album with songs of Hans Zimmer will be released, performed by his friends Tina Guo, Roger Sayer (Interstellar organist), Lang Lang, Lindsey Stirling, Leona Lewis and more. Here the track listing:

1. Main Theme (From "The Dark Knight Rises") - Lindsey Stirling
2. Themes (From "Pirates of the Caribbean") - The Piano Guys
3. Gladiator Rhapsody (From "Gladiator") - Lang Lang
4. Main Theme (From "Crimson Tide") - Till Brönner
5. Time (From "Inception") - Tina Guo
6. This Land (From "The Lion King") - Amy Dickson
7. Now We Are Free (From "Gladiator") - Leona Lewis
8. Flight (From "Man of Steel") - Lang Lang and Maxim Vengerov
9. Light (From "The Thin Red Line") - Maxim Vengerov
10. The Battle Scene (From "Gladiator") - Khatia Buniatishvili
11. Mombasa (From "Inception") - 2 Cellos
12. The Docking Scene (From "Interstellar") - Roger Sayer


Hybrid Soldier2017-01-04 22:54:52
Nope nope nope.

I'm interested in HZ's career, not what others make up of his music !


Mike2017-01-04 23:55:37
Whoa, if Roger Sayer is doing the Docking scene, might it be closer to the film version (full organ)?!


???2017-01-05 12:55:42
Come on! Even Tina Guo's solo album is listed here :P


kek2017-01-05 13:29:52
Yeah, but the problem with your logic is that this is the official HZ website, not the "what does Hybrid Soldier feel interested in" website.

Are french people really this dumb?


Hybrid Soldier2017-01-05 19:05:06
Nope, I made it become official over the years, and one of my missions has always been to clean things up among the shitload of CDs using the name "Hans Zimmer" on them.

Ultimately, yes, it is what I am interested in... If I ever add that "Classics" CD there, it sure will never end up in Hans' discography !


Ds2017-01-05 21:04:20
Hybrid, do you know if HZ had anything to do with this release at all? It seems like such a bad idea, and I'm not really fond of the few tracks that have been released so far, it just doesn't sound as good as the originals.


Paul2017-01-07 21:48:48
I just wonder why was this album promoted in the concert programme I bought during the show then, if Hans really has nothing to do with it...


e2017-01-08 06:02:15
The Dark Knight Rises thing was hideous honestly. :

Just sounds like a cello poorly dubbed over the original.


Patrick2017-01-13 00:20:28
This is really, really an unimportant release. Mombasa, played by 2Cellos, is the only one, which sounds kind of interesting, the rest is absolutely boring and doesn't add any value to Hans Zimmers work.


Sean2017-01-13 12:39:17
I like the new interpretations of Hans Zimmer's music. But they also could have been uploaded here like the fans arrangements.


boring2017-01-15 17:08:42
whose idea was this release.

Some of the tracks are actually abysmal. I thought hans hated his name being slapped on shit exploitative releases like this.


Kalman2017-01-16 15:10:30
Well, I for one like this release! I don't think it is exploitative; I rather enjoy the specific musical ideas and new orchestrations/instruments present in the tracks. It is far better than just another Prague re-recording of Hans' music.


Sean2017-01-16 18:37:46
The sticker on the album says:
"The best of Hans Zimmer
+ selected by him*
+ new arranged
+ new recorded with top stars"

*Hans Zimmer made a song selection of this album and was involved in this project.

luis reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-14 17:11:11
The Tour Dates don´t open in the site.

Max Potcats reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-13 10:47:16
Any new of Sean Penn's The Last Face soundtrack ??

Feedback reply Replies: 7 || 2017-01-09 15:33:20
Hans Zimmer deserves a more professional website. This design looks even worse than MySpace 10 years ago.


Jens2017-01-09 15:41:23
What about the official website hanszimmer.com ?
Under construction for more then five years.


Miki2017-01-09 16:32:21
I visit practically every day this site since ~2004 because of the infos I get here, so who cares the design? :-) (Which I'm totally happy with anyway.)


Hybrid Soldier2017-01-09 17:26:52
The site will change... Work in progress !


Anonymous2017-01-10 07:41:32
@Jens

than*


isildur2017-01-10 11:26:39
What Miki said. Don't much care about how it 'looks'. It has all the info I want and more, really nice discussions and some unreleased tracks.


Jens2017-01-10 11:32:32
@Anonymous

Thank you.


Edmund Meinerts2017-01-10 15:23:20
Site looks fine. I suppose you'd prefer a boring Wordpress clone? :b

ei18 reply Replies: 1 || 2017-01-03 19:51:45
Can't believe he is playing Coachella!


Ds2017-01-03 20:46:56
It's pretty cool that he'll play in front of such a broad audience. At the same time it's horribly painful to see his name written in such small letters while Beyonce takes half the page :-p
Let's hope he won't have to play early in the afternoon, because this concert is at its most spectacular when it's completely dark. I can't imagine The Dark Knight played in daylight!

SarahH reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-31 14:55:31
I am truly gutted, i can't go next year as i am due to have a baby in june, will this be a new playlist?, i really enjoyed your 2016 concert in London and Dublin, maybe i could chance it :)

WASS reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-28 17:26:22
Dear Mr Zimmer,
I am a huge fan and i am pleased to assist to your concert in France (Antic Theater of Vienne in June 2017). My question : Could you please satisfy my request and present the Rock Music during this concert ? Thank you so much and see you in June 2017


flom2016-12-31 01:45:00
yes ..the Rock,Pearl Habor,King Arthur(bad movie,fantastic soundtrack)
This songs i missed last year in Berlin..i hope soo

RichWW2 reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-19 18:40:04
As someone who saw the Live On Tour last year in London, I'm assuming the music will be mostly the same for either show, but is there a difference between Revealed and Live on Tour shows?

Daniela Bulgaru reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-13 12:32:08
Will there be dates for London as well? If yes, when will they be added? Thank you!

Blu-ray release reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-10 11:36:56
Hey, is there any information when the live-concert will be released on Blu-ray or DVD?
Or are they waiting a year longer when the second tour is over?


Ivo2016-12-13 10:39:14
BluRay/DVD will be released around mid-February.

Frank reply Replies: 0 || 2016-12-12 12:57:23
Hi,
can we please have a tracklist? Will it be the same as this year's concert?

Lisa reply Replies: 3 || 2016-12-06 17:51:04
Would you please consider adding a concert on the east coast of the US? We live in Atlanta and I have a teenager who has been dying to go to one of your concerts. We would love to take the whole family but can't get out west with school schedules.


Ds2016-12-06 21:36:30
The promo announced that the tour will start on the West coast, then Australia/New Zealand, then Europe... then a full North American tour! Pretty sure he'll visit a city near you, don't worry :-)


ei182016-12-06 22:16:14
Ds, where did you see this promo that says a full North American tour?


Ds2016-12-06 23:23:56
In the description given by most of the European ticket sellers.

Here for instance (in french): sportpaleis.be/fr/calendrier/2016-2017/hans-zimmer

Kristoff reply Replies: 1 || 2016-11-30 11:19:14
It's great that Hans is back with live shows - can't wait for UK dates, maybe he'll come to Scotland. But what about blu-ray/dvd/audio from 2016 tour? Everyone has been asking about it, but no one is able to give a definitive answer..! Is REALLY gonna happen..? I'm starting to doubt...


Juliano 20072016-12-03 16:04:43
Saw him last year and will see him againg next year. Next Step should be playing with him on Stage. Just give me an Instrument. I don`t care which one it is. That would be fucking great :D

nikki reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-01 09:17:05
Anyone know if Hans Revealed show in Vegas is a concert? or is it a documentary showing or a Q&A? Also, how can I go about purchasing Pre-sale tickets? Thanks in advance! :)


Kevin2016-12-02 15:50:35
I had the same question and looked into it further and it is indeed a concert. Tickets go on sale in about 5 hours! Will be an epic night!

adams reply Replies: 1 || 2016-11-29 10:32:19
It would be nice live: Maestro (The Holiday). What do you think ?


Countdown2016-11-30 08:44:53
All better than Spidey

Rob reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-29 15:25:47
Come to NYC! Vegas is to far for us east coasters.

ei18 reply Replies: 1 || 2016-11-28 13:11:01
(sorry for the double post)
Are they only announcing UK dates today? One of the FB posts said "UK Fans...Hold tight" When do we get US dates?


Brent2016-11-28 16:06:05
Australia and California dates were posted today.

Peter Bezemer reply Replies: 8 || 2016-11-18 13:00:09
Is it the same as the 2016 tour? or new/different music?


Sam Schmitt2016-11-18 16:50:11
Hans ist der Beste! Nach der grandiosen Tour 2016 gleich neue Live-Termine für 2017! Danke!


flom2016-11-23 20:51:44
i hope he changed some music.i was in Berlin and it was fantastic,but i missed some Music,like Pearl Habor or the Rock(nicki glenny smith was also in Berlin),Last Samurai,and also he can play the new BBC Planet earth score.
Man of Steel,spiderman2 in my opinion can be removed :)





Kristo762016-11-23 23:07:31
i hope too... spiderman 2 out please :)

last samurai,black hawk down,pearl harbor,sherlock holmes but not arranged.....


Ds2016-11-24 00:13:30
I love Spidey 2, but I agree that if one track should be removed, it's definitely that one. It's not an iconic score in HZ's career, it really seems out of place when you think about the set list and the amount of scores that didn't make it...
But I still love it! :-)


Countdown2016-11-24 07:58:33
Sam, auch in Frnakfurt? :)


Vivien2016-11-24 12:50:26
It's the same tour, the posters are clear on this point.


Kristo762016-11-24 18:15:26

Damage if it is the same list 2016... 2/3 new tracks would be cool :)


ei182016-11-28 13:10:18
Are the only announcing UK dates today? One of the FB posts said "UK Fans...Hold tight" When do we get US dates?

Patrak reply Replies: 2 || 2016-11-19 20:34:08
World Tour ?

Guys, while checking the Antwerp Sportpaleis site for the June 20th 2017 concert, the french speaking page mentions this :

"Les concerts live d’Hans Zimmer en 2017 commenceront sur la côte ouest des États-Unis et parcourront l’Australie et la Nouvelle-Zélande avant de venir en Europe, d’o&#249; Hans et ses musiciens repartiront aux États-Unis pour leur premi&#232;re grande tournée américaine."

Which can be translated by :

"Hans Zimmer 2017 live concerts will start on the West Coast of the US and will travel all around Australia and New-Zealand before heading back to Europe, from where Hans and his musicians will go back to the US for their first huge American tour.

Has anyone heard of this ?




Hybrid Soldier2016-11-19 22:31:55
Yes it is World Tour. Dates will be announced within the next few weeks.


Levente2016-11-21 16:47:58
Budapest, Hungary - 1th of June, just received the email today.

l reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-20 20:21:52
Hello,

Could you confirm that the 2017 tour as the same off 2016 or not ?
Thx!

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mart reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-20 11:33:42
other date in France after june?
thank you

Patrak reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-18 21:41:51
Just told my kids this morning Hans won't be touring anytime soon...I'm soooooo happy to be wrong.

Antwerp here we come !!!

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