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I haven't seen the movie yet, but I will soon, but I've heard the soundtrack and I have only one thing to say. This is the best score of the franchise since At World's End. I had tears in my eyes every time an old theme played. I liked the score for On Stranger Tides, but I didn't like how it relied too much on older themes. I appreciate this score for not using the Ship battle theme and the rolling cage chase motif which I'm kinda tired of hearing them. I love the clever use of One Day as a theme for Henry Turner. Of course, everytime Jack's Themes (both the intro theme, the cello theme, and his DMC theme) and He's A Pirate show up, I can't help but smile and jump up and down. What about the new stuff? A lot of people have criticized Salazar's Theme for sounding like Blackbeard. It does don't get me wrong, but Zanelli isn't the first person to do this. The Winter Soldier is derived from Why So Serious. Optimus Prime's theme is IDENTICAL to the Knights March from King Arthur. Discombobulate from Sherlock Holmes, Absurdity from The Lone Ranger, and The Red Capes Are Coming from Batman v. Superman ALL SOUND THE SAME. They're awesome, but similar. Why is it so bad now? I like the rock elements in Salazar's theme and it makes it quite scary. Carina's Theme (The Brightest Star in the North) is also the main theme of the movie and it is perfect beyond belief. Her theme very much resembles past love themes, but it has a sense of herorism to it. I always gravitate to composer's themes for female characters (John Williams with my girls from Star Wars). The new adventure theme is epic! It does sound like He's A Pirate, but it is very catchy. I don't know what the score sounds like in the movie, but it sounds really good on the official soundtrack. To end this, all the action music is incredibly fun. Hans should be proud. Here are my top  5 favorite tracks:<br><br>1. Beyond My Beloved Horizon<br>2. The Brightest Star in the North<br>3. No Woman Has Ever Handled My Herschel<br>4. My Name is Barbossa<br>5. The Dying GullThe orchestrators are the same.<br><br>You really think the other composers aren't busy enough these days ? It was 10 YEARS ago ! lol*necessary (sorry about my english)This composing lacks on every important aspect that make a film music score so nessesary to the movie itself. This music has no evolution, has no entity or identity.<br><br>You only know that you are listening the "WONDER WOMAN" ost when you listen the references to the now mythical (Zimmer) theme from Batman v Superman. And when this theme sounds in this composing it feels totaly out of place, really a shame.<br><br>Beyond, this music could easily work with another summer blockbuster like Transformers, Pirates of the Caribbean or a generic action flick.<br>For years I’ve been defending "DC" music works against the  Marvel’s (MCU) soul-less soundtracks. And now after three awesome ost (DCEU) I have to eat my words.<br>Is not necessary to talk about how great are Man of Steel, Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad (ok, this last less, but with a epic main theme). You only need to listen Rupert Gregson-Williams Wonder Woman, and then play one of this three compositions.<br><br>But the most disappointing thing, is the great missed oportunity with the Wonder Woman Theme last year. That exotic tone, that woman strengh that you feel when you are listen this epic theme. Here all this feelings are lost. At the end, another Zimmer-Like álbum. <br>But like always in the "Zimmer-Like" longtime álbum library, not that height, not that quality, because if Wonder Woman’s score remebers us something, is one and clear truth: Only Exists One Hans Zimmer.<br>What I don't understand is why couldn't they at least aim for the best soundscape this franchise have had by bringing the rest of the team from AWE of composers, arrangers and orchestrators back. If we look at AWE, apart from Zimmer, there was Zanelli, Jackman, Glennie-Smith, Balfe, Örvarsson, Gire and Sponsler on board. If they could choose one lead composer in Zimmer's absence, then whatever some dude wrote would at least sound interesting because of the colorful instrumentation and big, fresh orchestral sound AWE had. Or maybe, just rearrange old themes from the other movies in true AWE style would work just as well. There's plenty of material from POTC 1 that hasn't been used in the other films, and much of it would shine if orchestrated and performed in AWE's sonic fashion rather than the cheap sound the first film had.
Fantastic album, particularly HGW's Metal Gear Solid and HZ's Call of Duty! Highly recommendedZanelli made a wonderful job with Zimmer's themes.<br>The new themes are great too, but he really did Zimmer's themes justice. I like the continuity.<br>Track 9.El Matador Del Mar, my favorite on the album.Maybe it's the end credits after the songI also love the appearence of the theme in the end of Trafalgar Celebartion. Does anybody know what Action Reaction exactly is? It sounds a bit like a remix from the main theme but it could also be a part of the movie soundtrack. i don't know but it sounds cool.After listening to it the first time I thought this was a very good Zimmer score, but suddenly realized it was Rupert Gregson-Williams and that's a very good thing because he has been able to bring this Zimmer classic sound but with his own voice, as they said above here, with Last Samurai-like anthems and also remind me a bit of the second half of Hacksaw Ridge score, and that's great.<br>I specially liked No Man's Land, Wrath of Wonder Woman, Hell Hath No Fury and Lightning Strikes (well, in general, the second half is pretty awesome with many action heroic themes).<br>Cannot wait to hear it in the context of the movie.
Love Maestro in The Holiday! The music keeps bringing me back to the movie. Something delightful about it!This is "One day" theme of the third soundtrack xDListen to 12:38 above and then also Main Title or Top of the World from Last of the Mohicans. Trevor Jones should have a listen.I swear I heard Last of the Mohicans in the movie twice. Maybe it was the slowing of the classic pirate theme. I will figure it out next time I watch.@ mpolonest123 except the Sia song is played during the end credits
Thanks!!Of memory I think is it the order of the movie, but I think some tracks are mixed in one, for exemple el matador del mar (like At Wit's End in potc3)  :-)Does anyone know if the score is in the same order it is played in the movie??I agree - why didn't they include Tina's version of the theme . More of the Zimmer would have made the score much effectiveLoving the track wonder woman's wrath. Great action piece
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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! :)

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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!

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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