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He's right, it's outCheck Soulseek ;)He posted it before this site added the tracklist.Did you just copied and paste the tracklist above? lmaoThe reprise of "Batman on Fire" from Begins (1:59-2:30 in the Transfiguration suite) is good stuff! I wonder why Hans decided to reuse that particular idea.
When are we going to see you in Chicago?Indeed, this score reminds me — in a good way — of The Rock.Track 11, Onwards, here is my most favorite cue from the CoH franchise. It has that old school "power anthem" thing going on about it with full force. I truly wish this style is brought back to life again soon.Are there any more tour dates planned?Lord of the Rings - Shore<br>Battlestar Galactica - McCreary<br><br>Both are up there as my two favorite collection of works. GOT doesn't even compare to BSG. <br><br>For solo albums, my candidates are:<br><br>Titanic<br>The Lion King<br>Interstellar<br>Memoirs of a Geisha<br>Jurassic Park<br><br><br> <br><br>
@superultramega<br>Honestly I feel like most of the issues with AUJ (and the other two hobbit films) were stemming from Peter Jackson editing the hell out of the music after the fact. It could be why they ended up dumping some themes in the following films.<br><br>Still, I don’t understand some of the criticism that the Hobbit trilogy scores received. DoS has some of the best action material imo, and the interpolations of Smaug’s theme(s) throughout the films are personally some of my favorite music from any LoTR project.<br><br>And this might be controversial, but I would put PoTC (the first three at least) on the level of Lord of the Rings in terms of the sheer amount of themes and development they receive. Maybe not quite as complex but they shouldn’t be overlooked.The Lion King and The Last Samurai are good choices, but I'm not as much of a fan as Zimmer's aesthetic or thematic work nearly as much as Howard Shore, or even Jablonskly at times. Game of Thrones I still can't comment on as I've never watched the show, or payed attention to Djawadi in general.<br><br>I would say Shore's heart wasn't in Desolation and Five Armies, but to say that about Unexpected Journey doesn't really feel right to me. Even themes like Gondor Restored and Nazgul's uses have some logic to them. <br><br>Gondor Restored was also used when the Ring is destroyed, meaning it also has a secondary meaning of victory against evil, (yes I know it affected Gondor too, but Gondor it isn't as direct). Which also applies in The Hobbit, as Bilbo saving Thorin was not only important for their relationship but also the future of Middle Earth as Thorin is vital to the battle against the orcs in Five Armies. <br><br>The Nazgul theme also makes sense as its first appearance is in Fellowship's opening, playing over Sauron's army of orcs, then Sauron himself. So it's linked both to Sauron himself and his servants, which includes Azog. Plus the version that plays in the film is the exact same variant (and lyrics) that plays in the Fellowship prologue. It serves almost as a precursor to the Nazgul. Plus I don't see why themes can't have several meanings anyway.  <br><br>Plus I love most of the new themes of AUJ (before they were abandoned in later films).Not really a fair comparison, Hybrid, since videogames as a medium are much younger than films, and their scores weren't using real orchestras right until... mid 90's, would be my guess (feel free to correct me, guys).<br><br>The all time best film score for me would be a battle between The Last Samurai and Lion King. If "movie" includes TV shows, then it's Game of Thrones without a doubt, but I'm not gonna have this argument again ;)<br><br>Btw. I wouldn't mention Hobbit in the same sentence with LotR, even music-wise. A couple of great cues cannot hide the fact that Shore's heart wasn't in it.IS * lion kingBest film score of all time in lion king. Without any doubt. ;-)
Can I just add, the album presentation for MW2 is really lame? It's a big, dare I say "epic" score in the 1990s Media Ventures mold. I think it's really solid. There are lots of different ideas from the first mission to the last, and a lot of them are written in the power anthem style that Hans ans co. don't really use much these days. Even Opening Titles is a throwback for Hans himself. <br><br>Unfortunately, almost none of the music as heard through the game is here. Instead, we got a bunch of shortened theme suites. :P<br><br>But the Gulag mission, the oil rig stuff, The Enemy of My Enemy, and lots of other missions all have pretty engaging and powerful music. I wish the RCP guys would do scores like this one more.Lord of the Rings (and even The Hobbit), are the only film scores that I'm buying an entire book for, just to fully understand the themes and motifs.Every time I revisit this score the first cue I automatically go back to is “This Isn’t Right”. Something about RGW’s string writing always stuck with me, even if he isn’t the most memorable when it comes to themes.<br><br>As for this score itself, I feel like it might have become a classic had it not been paired with such a shitty film. It’s funny, the score sounds less like Hans’ style to me and more like James Horner’s. Granted he only wrote one cue apparently...But the best film score of all time is Lord of the Rings... :>Guys... Video Game music didn't start in 2008... lol<br><br><br>Your little game is actually impossible... It's pretty much like trying find "what is the best film score of all time"...
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 2017

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 2016

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 2015

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  Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse (Score Recordist)


 2014

  G I R L (Album) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Divergent (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Winter's Tale (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Transformers - Age Of Extinction (Additional Recordings)

  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Score Recordist)

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 2013

  Pacific Rim (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Despicable Me 2 (Music Scoring Mixer)

  G.I. Joe - Retaliation (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Captain Phillips (Music Scoring Mixer)

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  Man Of Steel (Music Scoring Mixer)

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 2012

  Should've Been Romeo (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Battleship (Music Scoring Mixer)

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  The 84th Academy Awards (TV Show) (Music Recording Engineer)

  Wreck-It Ralph (Music Scoring Mixer)

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 2011

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  Harry's Arctic Heroes (TV Documentary) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Transformers - Dark Of The Moon (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Winnie The Pooh (Music Scoring Mixer)

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  Puss In Boots (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Skylanders - Spyro's Adventure (VG) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Crysis 2 (VG) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Kung Fu Panda 2 (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Sherlock Holmes - A Game Of Shadows (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2010

  Clash Of The Titans (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Le Voyage Extraordinaire De Samy (Music Scoring Mixer)

  How Do You Know (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Love & Other Drugs (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Inception (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Henri 4 (Music Scoring Mixer)

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  Tron Legacy (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2009

  It's Complicated (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Prisoner (TV Series) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Call Of Duty - Modern Warfare 2 (VG) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Transformers - Revenge Of The Fallen (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Angels & Demons (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Sherlock Holmes (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Monsters Vs Aliens (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2008

  Babylon A.D. (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Beverly Hills Chihuahua (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Happening (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Madagascar - Escape 2 Africa (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Frost/Nixon (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Iron Man (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Vantage Point (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Dark Knight (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Metal Gear Solid 4 - Guns Of The Patriots (VG) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Kung Fu Panda (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2007

  I Am Legend (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Illegal Tender (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Michael Clayton (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Lookout (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Transformers (Music Scoring Mixer)

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  Pirates Of The Caribbean - At World's End (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Simpsons Game (VG) (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2006

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  Keeping Up With The Steins (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Lady In The Water (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Da Vinci Code (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Holiday (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - The Beginning (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Urmel Aus Dem Eis (aka : Impy's Island) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  When A Stranger Calls (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Over The Hedge (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Prestige (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2005

  Constantine (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Domino (Score Recordist)

  Duma (Music Scoring Mixer)

  House Of D (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Into The West (TV Series) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  King Kong (Music Scoring Mixer)

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  The Weather Man (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2004

  Blade Trinity (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Kill Bill : Vol. 2 (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Man On Fire (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Rancid (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Shrek 2 (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Spanglish (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Steamboy (Music Producer)

  Team America - World Police (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Catwoman (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2003

  Head of State (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Hollywood Homicide (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Once Upon A Time In Mexico (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Shrek-4-D (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Pirates Of The Caribbean - The Curse Of The Black Pearl (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Tears Of The Sun (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Italian Job (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Last Samurai (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Recruit (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Rundown (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Veronica Guerin (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Sinbad - Legend Of The Seven Seas (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2002

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  Drumline (Music Scoring Mixer)

  K-19 - The Widowmaker (Music Scoring Mixer)

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  Spirit - Stallion Of The Cimarron (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Spy Kids 2 : Island Of Lost Dreams (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Bourne Identity (Music Scoring Mixer)

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  The Adventures Of Pluto Nash (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2001

  Evolution (Music Scoring Mixer)

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  I Am Sam (Additional Recordings)

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  Rat Race (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Riding In Cars With Boys (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Shrek (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Spy Game (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Spy Kids (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Black Hawk Down (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Wings Of A Film (Gent Show Compilation) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Untold Stories (Music Scoring Mixer)


 2000

  An Everlasting Piece (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Chicken Run (Additional Recordings)

  Grouchyfriendly (Album) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The In Crowd (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Road To El Dorado (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Mission - Impossible 2 (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Gladiator (Score Recordist)


 1999

  End Of Days (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Forces Of Nature (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Light It Up (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Swing Vote (TV) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Millenium Celebration (Music Scoring Mixer)


 1998

  Antz (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Armageddon (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Endurance (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Replacement Killers (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Last Days (Documentary) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Thin Red Line (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Prince Of Egypt (Music Scoring Mixer)

  With Friends Like These... (Music Scoring Mixer)


 1997

  As Good As It Gets (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Romy And Michele's High School Reunion (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Borrowers (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Sixth Man (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Face/Off (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Peacemaker (Music Scoring Mixer)


 1996

  The Fan (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Great White Hype (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Preacher's Wife (Music Scoring Mixer)

  The Rock (Music Scoring Mixer)


 1995

  Man Of The House (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Nine Months (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Crimson Tide (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Fair Game (I) (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Assassins (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Something To Talk About (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Bad Boys (Music Scoring Mixer)


 1994

  A Low Down Dirty Shame (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Drop Zone (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Renaissance Man (Music Scoring Mixer)

  Speed (Music Scoring Mixer)


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