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Wow. Pretty solid! It keeps the core track intact and, somehow, adds even more raw power into it. Thanks for sharing!@MrZimmerFan<br><br><Is better because there is variety and orchestration><br><br>It is not because a score is orchestrated that it is automatically superior to one half orchestrated and half electronic. My problem with JL is that it's a small score for a composer with as many facets as Elfman. The music is uninspired and (taking one or another track) ends as it begins, nothing catches yours ears beyond of the romantic moments and of the new interpretations of the themes for the heroes.<br><br>@mpolonest<br><br><I actually love that score, but I think the main issue is Elfman completely ignoring what came before and trying to force the classic themes.><br><br>Elfman had two paths: Ignore everything and do things his way or respect what Zimmer did and maintain the sound of previous films. What did he do? He made an uninspiring hybrid of both.<br><br>@HybridSoldier<br><br><Leagues above, and yet I doubt Ben will be able to write something like "Brothers In Arms" from Mad Max.><br><br>Everyone in RCP knows how to do a power anthem these days.<br><br>@Mephariel<br><br><I would not have gotten a chance to work on blockbuster films like Dunkirk, Blade Runner 2049 without Zimmer's influence.><br><br>Obviously not. It could be in smaller jobs and present some potential for years to come.<br>I think I just sharted myself. Thanks!I'm surprised to have not seen more discussion of this score; I honestly think it represents some of the best music out of RCP in the past half-decade. Yeah, it still has the Journey to the Line / Time four-chord power anthem thing going on, but outside of those themes you have some really creative material that at times doesn't even feel stylistically RCP, and hell, even those structurally-simplistic themes are unusually well-orchestrated. And there's a real orchestra!Some of you may like this guy's cover of Brothers in Arms! Pretty epic, honestly. <br><br> com/watch?v=LCIY41hopq4
This score has improved my mood on more than one occasion. Nancy Meyers needs to make another movie, so Hans can score it. lol.Hello great team of Hans Zimmer,<br><br>I was recently listening to "The Might of Rome" (Gladiator soundtrack) and I am craving to listen the long version of the piece around 2:38 - 2:48 (something like an oriental flute). Does it exist as a standalone composition? Is it inspired from some third party artist, if yes, can you please tell my which one?<br><br>Thanks!@Olive<br><br>Wallfisch's career unquestionably benefited from his involvement with Zimmer. He wouldn't have gotten a chance to work on blockbuster films like Dunkirk, Blade Runner 2049 without Zimmer's influence. Wallfisch is a very talented composer, but let's be honest here, his music doesn't immediately strikes anyone as a big action guy. Having Zimmer's name pushing you helps.Hybrid, what do you admire more: Black Hawk Down or Tears of the Sun?"Elfman's score is like Whedon, horrendous & out of place."<br><br>Out of place, yes. Horrendous, no.
Leagues above, and yet I doubt Ben will ever be able to write something like "Brothers In Arms" from Mad Max.<br><br>Comparing people is kinda useless...<br><br>The only who's right is Hans in the end, he knows when to use one and when to use the other... ;)@Edmund<br>Iím in the same boat. When I watch a movie I normally donít pay attention to the music unless itís really distinctive. As a stand alone listening experience I usually want to get music that fits a mood and can hold my interest throughout. Take Silvestriís Avengers score for example. The big statements of the main theme and some of the action cues are excellent. Unfortunately itís surrounded by generic underscore that slows the album down imo. But then you have TASM2, which constantly has something going on no matter what. I feel like thatís something which does relate to the directors, not so much the talent level of the composers.<br><br>@olive<br>Ben Wallfisch is LEAGUES ahead of JXL as a composer, partly because heís had years of experience in film composing. Hopefully his recent successes give him more high profile projects.<br><br>As for Justice League, I actually love that score, but I think the main issue is Elfman completely ignoring what came before and trying to force in the classic themes. Had he done his own spin on Zimmerís material there would a better connection to the previous ones.Elfman's score is like Whedon, horrendous & out of place.@Olive: Is better because there is variety and orchestration, and i'm not a purist (i liked BvS, there is more complexity in it than in MoS), but Danny Elfman has more integrity in that score than in that two scores.He did!<br><br>The action material in "Do You Bleed?" is by XL! <br>
Wallfisch has shown himself to be a superior composer to XL, let's face it. I do not even see why he's running after Zimmer since he's able to run a career himself.<br><br>@TheZimmerFan <br><br><But the score by Elfman is miles better than MoS and BvS (for those two, BvS is much interesting and better than MoS, which is only good)><br><br><br>The music is less simplistic and may please the purists, but, no, MoS and BvS are better by a small margin than JL by one factor: thematic material and characterization of the movie.  Elfman should have had more freedom to work on the themes he and Williams wrote.<br>It's a half-truth to everyone who makes up the RCP team, unfortunately. <br><br>But I honestly doubt that ANYONE wants to work with XL.<br><br>Snyder worked with him 3 times. 300, BvS and Man of Steel. Sometimes I even get the impression that he's always liked Tom's approach more than Zimmer's approach. See all the percussion and synths of all those scores that are far more present in the Xl field than Zimmer's.Got this today..well not my music type so pass it...Andrew's second solo feature...<br><br><br>Now still waiting for that Sky Hunter release... :(@Hybrid, what happened with Trevor? Why his scores are not listed in the page? Thanks

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  1. Welcome Amigo (1:06)
    Rick Garcia, Kenneth Karman, Gore Verbinski, James Ward Byrkit
  2. Rango Suite (5:58)
    Hans Zimmer
  3. Certain Demise (0:24)
    Heitor Pereira (Produced by Hans Zimmer, Gore Verbinski)
  4. Medley : It's A Metaphor / Forkboy (0:43)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli / Lard
  5. Welcome To Dirt (0:58)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli
  6. Name's Rango (1:33)
    Hans Zimmer, Dominic Lewis
  7. Lizard For Lunch (1:26)
    Jose Hernandez, Anthony Zuniga, Robert Lopez, Hans Zimmer, Tom Gire, John Sponsler
  8. Stuck In Guacamole (0:21)
    Heitor Pereira (Produced by Hans Zimmer, Gore Verbinski)
  9. Underground (3:18)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli
  10. We Ride, Really! (0:51)
    John Thum, David Thum, Geoff Zanelli, William Malpede (Produced by Hans Zimmer)
  11. Rango And Beans (1:04)
    Hans Zimmer
  12. Medley : Bats / Rango Theme / Ride of The Valkyries / An Der SchŲnen Blauen Donau, Op. 314 (4:28)
    Hans Zimmer, Tom Gire, John Sponsler, John Thum, David Thum, Louis Knatchbull
  13. The Bank's Been Robbed (0:23)
    Rick Garcia, Kenneth Karman, Gore Verbinski, James Ward Byrkit
  14. Rango Returns (1:16)
    Hans Zimmer, Dominic Lewis
  15. La Muerte A Llegado (0:45)
    Rick Garcia, George Del Hoyo, Kenneth Karman, Gore Verbinski, James Ward Byrkit
  16. It's A Miracle (1:58)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli
  17. El Canelo (0:44)
    Los Lobos, Gore Verbinski
  18. The Sunset Shot (0:53)
    Hans Zimmer
  19. Walk Don't Rango (2:49)
    Los Lobos, Arturo Sandoval, John Thum, David Thum, Michael Levine (Produced by Hans Zimmer, Gore Verbinski)
  20. Rango Theme Song (3:57)
    Los Lobos, John Thum, David Thum, Michael Levine (Produced by Hans Zimmer, Gore Verbinski)
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SPS reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-29 09:39:26
Welcome to dirt reminds of the start of a pop song by I think a female vocalist. Any ideas?

Zimson reply Replies: 0 || 2014-04-13 12:31:00
Welcome to Dirt is really beautiful. Who did the major part, Zanelli or Zimmer?

vicky reply Replies: 4 || 2014-02-06 18:35:31
Hi.. I love rango theme and lizard for lunch.. Could any1 tell what kindda music is lizard for lunch?.. I mean which country style music is that?..

Arreoz2014-02-07 13:36:40
Really? Is that a serious question?

Vicky2014-02-08 07:45:26
Yes.. I love that music.. I wanna know some other album's name exactly like this music and style.. Cud u help me pls.. I tried in Rex Allen albums but i cudnt get this kindda music.. Basically im a cowboy music lover..

MacArthur2014-02-08 17:28:23
Try Lone Ranger.

Edmund Meinerts2014-02-08 18:16:16
lol, Mac...that's not what she's looking for...

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2013-06-19 02:32:11
8 additional composers! Busy score!

Mike2013-07-17 00:16:40
If I'm not mistaken, the reason there's so many is because Verbinski made some decision that involved the need for the score to be reworked, almost from scratch, in a short time.

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-06-18 23:45:04
The Rango suite is intensely enjoyable, in my opinion.

lkjj reply Replies: 0 || 2013-05-12 17:32:46
YES It has leaked

El Baradei reply Replies: 1 || 2013-01-24 18:02:17
It seems Hans likes to take exisiting pieces of music and mixes them instead of writing new music.
Also the main theme is just another version of Jack Sparrow's theme.
I think his last REALLY good score was King Arthur.

Evenstar2013-01-24 21:55:59
lol... king arthur? really?

Ds reply Replies: 18 || 2012-12-11 12:46:49
The new "Lone Ranger" trailer states: "MUSIC BY HANS ZIMMER" !!!

I thought it was scored by Jack White, but this is AWESOME news!

Macejko2012-12-11 13:08:03
It's a proof that justice exists!

Tim2012-12-11 17:37:51
Yay! Before Hans Jack White was on the notes - at least that's what imbd said at that time ;)

Vordmira2012-12-12 00:19:10
Jack White might sing a theme song for the film which is co-written by Hans Zimmer

Mike2012-12-12 00:28:21
Speaking of films Hans Zimmer will score, did anyone see the newest trailer for Man of Steel? The music sounded very Gladiator-ish, but I don't know if that's what it was.

Mr. Charles2012-12-12 01:49:22
I hear it, Mike. It almost sounds like an alternate version of "Elysium". It's not quite what we hear on the OST. If it's not Gladiator, it's definitely Lisa Gerrard. Without a doubt

Zantlwisder2012-12-12 03:31:10
It's Lisa Gerrard's "Elegy"

tomPoland2012-12-12 13:50:15
it's terrible news - hz is making MoS, he shouldn't involve in something else
no minions, co-writers, and so on - pure Zimmer please, its THE SUPERMAN, no some B class movie

Ds2012-12-12 13:56:59
I think the music we hear in the beginning of the MoS trailer is the same track we heard in Zack Snyder's movie "Legend of the Guardians". Kind of a remix of the Lisa Gerrard song from "Man on Fire".

Ds2012-12-12 14:38:18
No sorry i was wrong, this is definitely "Elegy" by Lisa Gerrard. Sorry!

blu2012-12-12 15:17:39
I am pretty sure master Z can handle this whilst giving MoS the best he can. These guys have never failed to deliver under tight deadlines before.

tomPoland2012-12-12 15:42:06
that's the point - there is no tight deadlines! he has like 7 months to create something memorable, epic, climatic; with orchestra, choir and all that goosebump stuff

taking another project will make MoS worse that it could be, i fear

Hybrid Soldier2012-12-12 15:58:34
You speak like Hans is just starting working on MOS.

You think he was sleeping in the last 5 months ? ;)

Pierre2012-12-12 17:39:06
He's currently recording Man of Steel. That means it's written. Loads of time to work on the Lone Ranger.

Jasper2012-12-12 18:16:46
I honestly think that the coming year is going to be the most exciting Hans Zimmer year in a long time. As far as I know, he'll be doing the soundtracks for 3 major films next year, none of them sequels. All new themes, all new music. Looking forward to an amazing 2013. If the world doesn't end, that is :p

Mike2012-12-12 22:13:12
I'm excited for the same reason, Jasper, but we shouldn't get our hopes too high. Maybe he'll be rushed and we'll have another Curse of the Black Pearl that takes cues from his other movies.

In all seriousness though, I'm really excited. Especially for Man of Steel.

Ds2012-12-12 22:21:48
Man of Steel & Lone Ranger scores will certainly be great, but i think Lone Ranger is more the kind of movie that needs a true fantastic and epic score - the kind of movie for which Hans is the best.

Joshua2012-12-12 22:24:37
Score for Man Of Steel records in mid January. He'll have 5-6 months to work on Lone Ranger.

Mike2012-12-12 22:35:34

pbm reply Replies: 2 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
Question everybody..i know i must be very stupid to ask this but..what's the name of the original music used in the track Bats, it plays at 2.15.

Thank you

Jiri W Krecek2011-09-09 05:47:06
THe flying bat song is Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner

S2012-01-01 03:26:32
But the 2.15 bit is actually from 'An der schŲnen blauen Donau Waltz' composed by Johann Strauss II

Rango Sparrow reply Replies: 0 || 2011-09-17 09:11:06
01-1m10v1.5 (0:54)
02-1m15-17v16.1 (3:08)
03-1m19v1.04 (0:48)
04-2m27v12.09 (1:44)
05-2m28v12.01 (0:37)
06-2m29v2.8 (1:29)
07-2m33-36v7.06 (2:24)
08-2m37v11 (2:29)
09-2m41v3.6 (1:18)
10-2m41v3.8 (1:28)
11-3m43v4 (0:57)
12-3m48v6.02 (1:03)
13-3m50v4.7 (0:31)
14-3m51v1.3 (0:44)
15-3m51v1.6 (0:39)
16-3m53v3.7 (1:32)
17-4m55v1.9 (0:56)
18-4m56v1.00 (0:56)
19-4m59v1.01alt (1:16)
20-4m59av7 (0:53)
21-4m62v1.4 (1:04)
22-4m64v1.07 (0:33)
23-4m66v3 (0:35)
24-4m66v3alt (0:35)
25-4m68v2 (2:07)
26-4m69v8.1 (0:53)
27-4m70sv1 (0:15)
28-4m71v12.3 (1:59)
29-5m74v7 (0:54)
30-5m76v3.6 (3:30)
31-5m78av9.6 (0:36)
32-5m79v5.3 (0:56)
33-5m79v5.3 (0:56)
34-5m81av1.5 (1:16)
35-5m84v5.3 (0:57)
36-6m87v2.02 (1:31)
37-6m88v1.12 (1:34)
38-6m89v6.01 (1:35)
39-6m91v2.7 (5:37)

Total time: 59:09

Anonimo reply Replies: 2 || 2011-09-16 07:04:13
anyone knows about the demo recordings of rango?? i saw de the cover today

Agnt007dman2011-09-16 08:07:54
yes, I saw them the other day. I wonder too

Smith2011-09-16 21:23:15
what should i know about them? they leaked.

rhys reply Replies: 0 || 2011-08-04 11:00:05
sigh why do they never release the entire score..

Bast reply Replies: 2 || 2011-03-12 00:00:00
Spoiler Inside:
He miss a song when Rango goes out Dirt and he walks alone in the desert and he crosses the road. It's a sad song. Someone see the song and have the song ?
PS:Sorry for my bad english but I hope you understand me :p

Mikey2011-07-01 14:04:17
Explosions in the sky - your hand in mine

Trent Easton Navarro2011-07-01 23:28:26
It's not by EitS but by Danny Elfman, taken from his score of The Kingdom

Norm reply Replies: 1 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
@ Bast

The song when Rango walks out in the desert isn't by Zimmer. It's Danny Elfmans song "Finale" from the Movie "The Kingdom" - don't know why they used this one...wasn't Zimmer able to compose a better track?

Mikey2011-07-01 14:03:22
Actually, i thought it was

Explosions in the sky - your hand in mine

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-21 00:00:00
Thanks Hybrid!! =)

pbm reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-20 00:00:00
I knew it was a famous piece, just couldn't quite put a name to it xP

pbm reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-20 00:00:00
Thank you guys :D

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-20 00:00:00
I added all the credits ! ,)

Joshua reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
@pbm i think its from the nutcracker?

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
The Ride of the Valkyries is also in there

JOnathan Rochat reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
--> PBM

Yes this is a classical reprise, "Le Beau Danube Bleue" composed by Strauss (Op 314). This is written on the title of the song if you buy the album on iTunes!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-19 00:00:00
wow how could you not know the blue danube :-D?? Have you been living under a rock all your life or something :-p

pbm reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-15 00:00:00
I'm sorry, I meant 2.25..I'm sure it's a well known classical tune...just can't put a name to it :X

Fearandloathing reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-15 00:00:00
That little track if i think its the same as what you mean, is kind of a steller reprise of the Rango theme:

The OSt version cuts that piece out and instead uses a banjo intro, while th emovie cuts right to the guitar then that piece, then the end....I found it weird. I dont know who composed it tho.

Trent Easton Navarro reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
@ Norm

Maybe it was used in the temp track and Verbinski really liked it. I thought it fitted the scene perfectly, best piece of music in the entire film. Judging by the rest of the score it's pretty obvious Zimmer wasn't capable to compose something better.

Norm reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
@ Trent

You're right - that track fits the scene perfectly. But if I was the composer for a movie and the director said to me: "Don't Bother - we use the work of another Composer for that scene" I would have worked my ass of the create a track a hundred times better! Just wondered why Zimmer hasn't done that.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
@ The Dude

You notice that first minute of the track from the duel looks a loot like Parlay from POTC AWE?

Bast reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-14 00:00:00
Thanks ;)

Adam reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-12 00:00:00
Please let us request walk don't rango.I'TS MY FAVOURITE ONE!!

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