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I noticed that the other day as well on IMDB. I know that’s not always reliable, but that would be awesome if he was involved. I’ve missed the “fun” side of Zimmer for awhile. The next couple of years hopefully produce a number of Zimmer classics.Whoah Whoah Whoah Whoah Whoah.  Whoah. Space Jam2?! You aren’t serious.I hope this one will leak very soon! A lot of great music that isnt releasedHybrid, is Zimmer really attached to Space Jam 2?<br><br>Will Hans Zimmer be coming to London in 2021 pls? Thanks Monica
Why won't concert in Poland?! I love Hans Zimmer and his music and I was really waiting for it!! Last time in Cracow it was the best time ever for me! :(Isn't anyone except me wondering what kind of sound that 2-tone-pattern is? Is that something like ring-modulated strings? Or even FM? Sure it is something layered.Anyone own the 24bit FLAC version? I bought it expecting to here a difference between that and the mp3 version and they kinda sound the same to me. Just curious on if anyone else had the same observation.Upon revisit, this score is by far the best of the entire Call of Duty franchise. A wonderful main theme, exciting, varied, and climactic action music for the British missions, and a strong amount of atmosphere. <br><br>The only annoying part is the American missions' action music is on-the-nose and terrible until the nuke cue, and there's a little too much reused tracks for my taste.don’t worry about it @Eobard <br>With the timing, I would’ve thought the same if I didn’t already know about the brass library :)
Well for sure it became the worst timing ever for Tom...<br><br><br>He must be watching twitter sweating right now lol. Totally cornered...@Ahmad well my bad! I didn't know about this. It was just his post came at a time like this so...<br>Sorry guys.@Xavi I know. I also want the  Snyder’s cut and JXL’s score to be released, but setting up expectations about the score when it’s clear that Tom’s post has nothing to do it is just kinda unnecessary.Couldn't agree more Edmund. He's got both the orchestra and synths (and his great guitar usage) down very well. Similar to HGW IMO. <br><br>He's also a very interesting interviewee (that accent always seems to help). <br><br>Which scores have had electronic elements edited off of the official releases? And do the missing elements appear in the complete scores/sessions?In a year, like Enos says
Is there a page for the complete score of this film? Thanks."LOL" Relax, Ahmad. <br><br>People are working really hard to release the movie and with it will come Junkie's score too.<br><br>LOL! The only thing that’s coming is his brass library which he has been working on for quite some time.Even Snyder himself just tweeted it.<br><br>I bet the score of this version would be way better because Junkie/Zimmer worked on Batman, Man Of Steel and the Wonder Woman theme<br><br>What Elfman did was terrible butchering and ignoring all the themes and tonality of all the previous hero scores.Gal and Ben also announced their support for the Snyder Cut!
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Pirates Of The Caribbean - On Stranger Tides
Label: Walt Disney Records
Length: 77'36 (Score: 45'01)
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  1. Guilty Of Being Innocent Of Being Jack Sparrow (1:42)
    Hans Zimmer, Matthew Margeson
  2. Angelica (4:17)
    Hans Zimmer, Eduardo Cruz feat. Rodrigo Y Gabriela
  3. Mutiny (2:48) *
    Hans Zimmer, Matthew Margeson, Tom Gire, John Sponsler
  4. The Pirate That Should Not Be (3:55)
    Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Hans Zimmer
  5. Mermaids (8:05)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli, Eric Whitacre
  6. South Of Heaven's Chanting Mermaids (5:48)
    Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Hans Zimmer
  7. Palm Tree Escape (3:06)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli feat. Rodrigo Y Gabriela
  8. Blackbeard (5:05) *
    Hans Zimmer, Matthew Margeson, Tom Gire, John Sponsler
  9. Angry And Dead Again (5:33)
    Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Hans Zimmer
  10. On Stranger Tides (2:44)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli, Eric Whitacre
  11. End Credits (1:59)
    Hans Zimmer, Geoff Zanelli
  12. Guilty Of Being Innocent Of Being Jack Sparrow Remixed - DJ Earworm (2:45)
  13. Angelica (Grant Us Peace) Remixed - Ki:Theory (3:08)
  14. The Pirate That Should Not Be Remixed - Photek (6:26)
  15. Blackbeard Remixed - Super Smash Bros & Thieves (5:26)
  16. South Of Heaven's Chanting Mermaids Remixed - Paper Diamond (3:32)
  17. Palm Tree Escape Remixed - Adam Freeland (5:28)
  18. Angry And Dead Again Remixed - Static Avenger (5:49)
* Contains themes from POTC 1 written by Klaus Badelt
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Zimmer interview on Pirates and Panda reply Replies: 8 || 2011-05-17 09:49:42
filmmusicmag. com/?p=7890

Zimmer condones the remixes and talks about being bored of his original tunes but being forced to use them. Sounds like the only thing he enjoyed about this one was the collaboration. Also speaks about following Powell's lead for Panda.


Brent2011-05-17 10:55:50
First of all, the studio decides whether or not to create a soundtrack album in which they then decide who/what exactly will be featured. It was Disney's ultimate choice to include the remixes with the albums (look at Tron Reconfigured). Zimmer knew the remixes for Pirates 2 & 3 were not all that great, so he tried to feature ones that "capture the fun of the film" on this album. Is it extensive? Absolutely. Is it necessary? Probably not. Again, it's the Studio's choice. As of being bored with his themes, I sort of see where he is coming from. He's done 3 of these already. Like he said himself, "how does it reinvent itself." There's only so much you can do to musical themes before they become repetitive. As for my own selfish reasons, I would of loved to see more "Zimmer Score" featured in this album. But because of the above "musical theme" reason, I am surprisingly relieved that this album didn't turn into a 75 minute Brian Tyler excessive type score. Zimmer has provided us a niece action-adventure score suitable for a fourth Pirates film. I can't wait to see how his music lives and breathes within the film's context and not just on CD.


Prott2011-05-17 13:55:06
Great interview! Especially the second part.


Trent Easton Navarro2011-05-17 15:44:00
@ Brent

I'm sorry, but I'll take Brian Tyler's 80 min releases any day over this sad excuse of a soundtrack album. I prefer my soundtracks to actually represent the film it was written for properly.

As for Zimmer being tired of the themes, he should have rejected this one then and let someone else score it. Williams has written six Star Wars scores and all were great pieces of work. Same with Goldsmith on Star Trek. Besides he doesn't have to reinvent himself, it's his minions who has to do that. They probably wrote most of the score. All Hans has to do is sit back and collect a big fat paycheck.


peckherr2011-05-17 15:57:10
yes and Im also quite sure Zimmer has some control over what goes on these soundtracks....

Look at Panda 2 - the album is practically all the film's score. Why can he do it with that one but not this one?

Zimmer seemed to be more enthusiastic abot that film that Pirates 4.... in other words he just didnt give a crap, let his minions do most the work, and wanted Rodrigo and Gabriel to be featured heavily in this soundtrack, even though their solo musical pieces arent used very much within the movie, so he says....

you tell me...


HP2011-05-18 11:10:56
Saw the movie in the Netherlands already (it premieres here today) and the music is awesome. Only, most of the Rodrigo y Gabriela pieces aren't really in the movie.
The only thing I could hear was the Angelica-theme.
And (spoiler) as the Spanish come to the Fountain, there's a small piece of a very well-known composer in it. I thought it to be from Berlioz, but I'm not sure.
Next week, when I'm going again, I will listen more carefully to unravel this mystery.

And last but not least: On Stranger Tides is an awesome movie, it feels totally new to me. Take in mind that I'm a huge fan and have seen the other three movies a lot.


tomPoland2011-05-18 13:05:33
@Brent

John Barry scored 12 Bond movies and wasn't complaining,
What about composers that work for TV - Giacchino or Joel Goldsmith?

Tired? Say NO!


Jo2011-05-19 09:22:37
Very enlightening.... he really shouldnt do so many sequels. I think he doesnt have the heart to say no to people he likes.... like in this case Jerry Bruckheimer.


Andrew2011-05-19 12:10:49
Jo, I think it is more of a professional issue than emotional. You say no to your usual collaborator and chances are strong that you lose the opportunity of future collaborations too. Reminds me of Hans' working relationship with Ridley Scott. They haven't worked with each other since Hans decided to withdraw from Kingdom of Heaven, remember?

Pete reply Replies: 8 || 2011-05-18 16:36:11
Well, I've just seen the film. I enjoyed it a lot and I enjoyed the score greatly. I have to say however that this album is a very bad representation of what's in the movie. First of all, Rodrigo and Gabriela. They're not in this score. From what I could tell they featured in 2 cues, the first being palm tree escape (and that was brief, the he's a pirate guitar reprise that occurs on the track on the album had no guitars in the mix in the film) and the end credits piece which was the same as on the album. Angelica's music was non-existent. The little two note motif can be heard here and there as in mutiny, but the angelica track is nowhere to be found in the entire film, no guitar tango, no sawing strings. The pirate that should not be does not feature nor do south of heaven's chanting mermaids or angry and dead again. So this was quite disappointing as I was looking forward to hearing their sound in the film but it just seemed to be cut out almost completely.

As for the rest of the music - it's good, there are many very good cues that aren't on the soundtrack album. Including some interesting variants on the east india trading company theme for the british. Davy jones even makes a brief appearance during jack's carriage riding. This is somewhat annoying also - themes from the previous movies seem to lose any leitmotivic significance that they had, and get tracked into random action scenes.

The main theme of the film is the mermaid's theme, which also becomes the theme for the quest for the fountain of youth. This wonderful theme is treated to lots of different reprises and variations. A particular stand-out is in the mermaids scene where a group of mermaids are singing a song, then the theme blends in beautifully in the background.

Blackbeards theme is also well used. All parts of the blackbeard suite are used at some stage in the film.

The big choral statement half way through "On Stranger Tides" is a theme for the spanish conquistadors. Doesn't seem to get much development but maybe I missed it. According to zimmer, geoff zanelli wrote this theme. It's good.

so track-by-track

1. Guilty of Being Innocent of Being Jack Sparrow
Heard in its entirety during the opening scenes.
2. Angelica
Not featured
3. Mutiny
Heard pretty much the same as on the album
4. The Pirate that sould not be
Not featured
5. Mermaids
Full cue from film
6. SOHCM
Not featured
7. Palm Tree Escape
Full cue, but less guitars in the mix
8. Blackbeard
First 2 minutes or so are from a scene near the beginning then the rest of it is from a scene near the end
9. Angry and Dead Again
Not featured
10. On Stranger Tides
It's all in the movie, but the mermaids theme gets so many statements I can't remember which one this is.
11. End Credits
Unchanged

Really want to hear a full score of this.


Anonymous2011-05-18 16:54:57
so we only have 25 minutes of the score on this album. It's even less than megamind. Instead of crappy pop songs we have Rodrigo y Gabriela.


HP2011-05-18 17:23:04
Pete, I do have to correct you here.
There is definitely a scene where the 'Angelica'-tango is used, on the deck of the QAR, the ship of Blackbeard. Not the whole song, indeed, but it IS there.
Also, with the Palm Tree Escape, the full song is there, not with less guitars. You just can't hear them well, as a result of overwhelming sound effects.

Finally, the choir-sequence in 'On Stranger Tides' can be heard in the beginning of the movie and as the Spanish arrive.


HP2011-05-18 17:25:53
One more thing!
The second 'big' cue in Blackbeard, on 2:22, is also used in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. Can't remember the scene, but I'll look it up if you want me to do that.


Jasper2011-05-18 18:08:41
The cue from 2.22 is heard in Dead Man's Chest I believe, when Elizabeth is using her wedding dress as a puppet.


Anonymous2011-05-18 20:26:58
Jasper is correct about the cue heard at the 2:22 mark. It is a cue written originally for Dead Man's Chest by Trevor Morris, and it's known as "Haunted Dress to Tortuga".


HP2011-05-18 20:41:20
My bad, it was indeed Dead Man's Chest.
It screwed it up a bit, 'cause I did a marathon of the franchise last night. Thought it to be from AWE.
Thanks!


Ds2011-05-19 02:05:01
Tracklist as in the movie:

On Stranger Tides (full)
Guilty of being innocent... (full)
Blackbeard (just the theme)
Mutiny (full)
Blackbeard (till 2'20")
Angelica (30 seconds, different version)
Mermaids (full but with shorter beginning)
Palm Tree Escape (full)
Blackbeard (2'20-3'25")
Up Is Down (beginning, different version)

End Credits (full)
Mermaids (first half)
Palm Tree Escape (full)
Blackbeard (theme)


There are also many variations of:
- DMC theme at the end of "Blackbeard" ("A Family Affair")
- "On Stranger Tides" theme, with better orchestration (less "trailer music" than the track)
- Jack Sparrow theme
- He's a Pirate
- Beckett theme


popo2011-05-19 04:21:11
if this is the case then you're not really missing anything...save maybe the better orchestrated On Stranger Tides Theme...

Man if only someone would upload a remix of it on Youtube with a good beat....The remixes dont do it justice.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-17 11:20:43
blackbeard clip has been released. Features first half of blackbeard track. Score fits the film brilliantly. Gonna see this tomorrow morning, can't wait.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-16 22:01:25
blackbeard and mermaids are the best tracks can they be added to the webradio?

Phil B reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-16 21:48:08
yeah... now on the WebRadio -> lke it

JOhnson reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-15 20:16:44
Better Track order:
Guilty Of Not Being Innocent Of Jack Sparrow (1:42)
The Pirate That Should Not Be (3:55)
Mutiny (2:48)
Blackbeard (5:05)
Palm Tree Escape (3:06)
Mermaids (8:05)
On Stranger Tides (2:44)
End Credits (1:59)
Angry And Dead Again (5:33)
Angelica (4:17)
South Of Heaven's Chanting Mermaids (5:48)

Yes the Guitar pieces are mostly at the bottom - because they sound like end credit music to me, but particularly Angry and Dead again sounds like a nice transition from the End Credits track...

Levente reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-15 17:39:24
A very solid ** and 1/2, but can get a *** when I'm in a good mood.

Since I heard good things about Kung Fu Panda 2, I really have hopes.

But until then I'm sticking with Naoki Sato's scores.

matthew reply Replies: 1 || 2011-05-14 21:12:26
anybody got the At World's End 2 disc special edition with the pirate maestro: the music of hans zimmer feature??
because if you watch carefully there's Chris Nolan at Pirates sessions.

(at 07:08)


Bastian Nanchen2011-05-15 15:42:40
You are right but it's at 7:14

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-14 13:47:22
1,2,4,6,7,9,11 are amazing of fun !

D A R T H reply Replies: 9 || 2011-05-11 18:35:02
Movie Order suggestion...

Guilty Of Not Being Innocent Of Jack Sparrow (1:42)
Palm Tree Escape (3:06)
Angelica (4:17)
Mutiny (2:48)
Blackbeard (5:05)
Mermaids (8:05)
South Of Heaven's Chanting Mermaids (5:48)
The Pirate That Should Not Be (3:55)
Angry And Dead Again (5:33)
On Stranger Tides (2:44)
End Credits (1:59)


Epics2011-05-11 19:33:31
Either way, the soundtracks blows chunks. don't get too excited or excited at all, you'll be even more disappointed.


Bondo2011-05-12 10:38:02
I always try to listen to scores chronologically if possible, so thank you for this! Is this just a guess or do you have additional info?


Dom2011-05-13 23:03:31
@ Bondo- It's got to just be a guess, the 3 rodrigo tracks are not in the film.


Ds2011-05-13 23:24:28
Dom - is this a joke? how do you know that?


Dom2011-05-14 02:06:51
If you notice on the complete score tracklist, all the cues are either too short or too long to be any of those cues, they can't be split up, either.


Bondo2011-05-14 05:37:09
@Dom - Not true, "Guilty of Being Innocent of Jack Sparrow" is less than 2 minutes long, and "Blackbeard" is most certainly 3 separate cues. And don't forget Zimmer likes to put theme suites on the OSTs


tomPoland2011-05-14 09:24:20
@Bondo

Rodrigo tracks are coherent and they can't be splitted. It would sound awful.


Bondo2011-05-14 10:16:31
I know


Ds2011-05-14 13:22:30
The people who arrange music in the films are very good, every piece of music can be split up!

I think Rodrigo's songs will be in the movie, but maybe not entirely (just like the songs of Rio or Madagascar). Otherwise it'd be a non-sense to put these on the OST!

Micah reply Replies: 3 || 2011-05-13 04:36:52
I see what you are all saying about the remixes, but the other soundtracks were short and lacked remixes. If I can't have a long soundtrack either way (the first three soundtracks weren't long either), I'd rather have a shorter soundtrack with remixes.

But that's just my opinion.


Evangelines2011-05-13 05:34:01
Probably the artists who remixed these songs never got their chance to remix in the previous two albums because it just wasn't needed and/or they didn't have enough time to fit in more remixed songs, so by creating this new soundtrack that has given these techno artists the chance to remix some songs chosen specifically for them. For all we know, the previous albums could've been this long actually, but they're not.

That's also my opinion…

Eva


Anonymous2011-05-13 13:40:16
The first 3 had remixes sold sepretly


Evangeline2011-05-14 11:17:35
There were ones on the soundtrack too, my dear. They might've wanted to be on the ACTUAL soundtrack instead of selling their remixes sold separately, because then if you bought the album you would have to endure their remixed songs anyway, of it being on the album. If I composed techno I would've proposed the same thing…get most of the profits, but that's just what I think. I don't know much about the music business. :)

Eva

Face it reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-14 05:54:53
Out of this score, unless the actual movie presents even more original pieces not put on the album, is just a rehash with Spanish guitar thrown in for color.

The TRUE original pieces here are 1: Blackbeard's theme (and I don treally consider it a theme because its liek a reverse engineered theme from the "B" Pirates theme used in DMC and AWE

and 2(if there's to TRULY be an ORIGINAL MAIN THEME out of this mess): The Mermaids/At World's End Theme....Which basically is an extension of the Mystical theme from AWE, anyway, but is way more memorable than Blackbeard's.


Thats it.

Mermaids. Case Closed. Here's to the DVD release...

Ds reply Replies: 2 || 2011-05-13 20:30:58
First listen: many old themes recycled, i was disappointed.

But now I simply LOVE it. It's cool like the first two, with powerful and fast action tracks! AWE was awesome, this one is different but very good.

Also Blackbeard theme is CRAZY!


Phil B2011-05-13 21:45:53
so true...:)


Prott2011-05-13 23:03:23
+1 :)

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-13 22:05:35
So, if they hired Eric Whitticare of choral writing fame, and if reports are correct and Whitticare indeed recorded choir for this in Abbey Road (London), then why is it that they put sampled choir on the CD at the end? What I am hearing in "Mutiny", "Blackbeard" or "On Stranger Tides", at least, is definitely the same sample library with which they put together Angels & Demons.

Anonymous reply Replies: 6 || 2011-05-13 00:30:45
the problem with all of you complaining about this score is simple

a) it's the 4th movie!! like holy crap. what, did you expect? Zimmer to scrap all the themes and write a whole new score???? then you would just bitch about the fact that there were not old themes at all! there's just as much new material here as AWE, sure zimmer may not have written it, but its still amazing.

b) those of you who hate RyG, open your mind up to more than just whatever music you listen to. Music is music, it's all good, and if you don't like it shut up and don't listen to it.

c) film composers write music that fits the movie - this is the 4TH movie, no one is really taking is seriously anyway, so why should hans take the music anymore seriously??? what he did fits the film exactly as it should. We're lucky we get to have a physical copy of the score to listen to, they could have just as easily not released it. Hans doesn't write for his fans, he writes for the people who are paying him. If he wrote for his fans, he'd just be a composer, not a film composer

personally, i really enjoyed the score (and even i hadn't i wouldn't bitch about it - yet ironically, i loved it and and i am still writing a crap load on this site haha XD)
if you didn't like the score, fine fair enough, just shut up, listen to AWE and wait for Zimmer's next score.


anonybananamous2011-05-13 03:50:06
Umm...I can answer all three of your points like so:

Because That's his fuggin' JOB, say what.

You can tell when a worker is milking it just to get his paycheck...We went from a decent At World's End score album to THIS pile of Frankenstein crap?


At least try, Zimmer, to get your music out there on THIS ONE.

Nuff said...


Evangeline2011-05-13 03:57:04
I'm sorry to those who might hate us for saying this, but I honestly agree with you, love. Even though I have not gotten the album yet (5 more days!!!), I still believe the previews are spectacular. Now, I don't want to sound rude in any way in this, but in my opinion, I think the real reason most of you "dislike" it is because you were expecting it to be something completely different…but why? Why change the sound of a movie series if it's ment to sound a certain way? There is a reason why the first movie sounded so epic, as well as the second and third, but why not connect all three to this one? Why not bring back that sound we all love to be reminded of how Pirates will never be forgotten because of the music? That's what Hans has done and it was Johnny's idea to bring in the Spanish vibe into the movie because he wanted the plot to stick to the actual story of Ponce De Leon(sp). By doing so, it was probably his idea to bring in Rodrigo y Gabriela, "probably", and it is new, fresh, exotic, ethereal, romantic, and absolutely breathtaking. Honestly, I didn't want Hans to change the way Pirates was originaly made, which includes the music, because I wanted it to be memorable. Something we can listen to ten years from now and say "This is music."

Eva


Evangeline2011-05-13 04:16:02
Also, as far as the remixes go, and I am not one to listen to techno, I think they are the best techno pieces I've heard this year. I mean, this isn't the first time Hans put techno in the Pirates albums, it's in the second and third ones too. There was also a remix CD for just the song "He's a Pirate"…that was the only song they remixed, actually, but this one is a lot better because it remixes different songs.

Eva


CS792011-05-13 04:23:31
I also like the score, but why not more of it?
half album is remix-crap and that´s bulls*#$%!!!!!


Trent Easton Navarro2011-05-13 15:19:47
"it's the 4th movie!! like holy crap. what, did you expect?"

Brian Tyler just scored the 5th Fast and Furious flick (his 3th for the franchise) and wrote one hell of a score for it. John Williams wrote music for six Star Wars films, all are classic scores. Jerry Goldsmith has written great scores for several Star Trek films.


tomPoland2011-05-13 19:08:44
You really should listen to non-zimmer composers.

Composer should always write as best as possible. If he can't - take a vacation. When he felt that it's beyond he's abbilities, he should give this project to someone else.

BTW As for blockbusters - Thor and Priest are awesome. So as LEGO Universe. Listen and learn.

Phil B reply Replies: 1 || 2011-05-13 07:19:53
on iTunes now available....:)


zach2011-05-13 18:36:56
LUCKY... it dont come out until the 17th where i live. :/

Matthias M reply Replies: 1 || 2011-05-13 16:37:50
I am here only to give thanks to Hans for bringing to the world his talent.

Hans gives a peaceful end to the eternal daily suffering that we all share. Beyond that, he can compose a score with precision and timing that, as of yet on Earth, we cannot comprehend. Music is life, and he has an understanding of it.


Subzero2011-05-13 16:57:24
Man, I love Zimmer, but you need to listen to more music

Jo reply Replies: 1 || 2011-05-13 16:02:30
Has anyone noticed how amazing Angry and Dead Again is? It took me 24 hours, but I finally got it :P


Jo2011-05-13 16:06:32
oh and while we're at it: I love how South Of Heaven's Chanting Mermaids takes up the great dramatic music of Mermaids and turns it into a lighter, yet melancholic guitar piece :)

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-13 11:10:10
the score is good (let's wait for complete one)!! The new themes can be listened through R&G tracks and also behind Zimmer new rythm of POTC themes.

pirates 5&6 will be done at the same time, hope with zimmer and R&G on board to fullfill the job... For sure POTC 4 will be a success. Thanks who, thanks Mr Zimmer!

Micah reply Replies: 3 || 2011-05-12 20:58:00
I have a question. Is track 6 named because:

A) South of Heaven's Chanting Mermaids (The mermaids are south of heaven (creatures from Hell) and are chanting)

OR

B) Everyone south of Heaven (basically the entire world) is chanting "Mermaids"

:P


Geoffrey2011-05-12 21:37:22
I think it's A) ;-)


Anonymous2011-05-13 07:34:30
O no, itunes did it again except for mermaids each track availeble sepretly but al those tracks cost like €1,29


Phil B2011-05-13 10:22:44
yeah, but does this matter anything :)

PJ2 reply Replies: 5 || 2011-05-12 10:33:46
The problem is that Zimmer make too much soundtrack! It would be better to do less and make them beautiful. There he finds himself in very little time to chain Rango, Crysis, POTC and soon Kung Fu Panda. It is not human. The soundtrack for the new Pirates of the Caribbean is very disappointing: lots of recycling. And I think RyG have composed a lot for this soundtrack, unfortunately, their material is quite average


Anonymous2011-05-12 22:54:49
well what did you expect? ITS THE FOURTH BLOODY MOVIE!!!! goddam it people, stop your complaining that it's "recycled" and just enjoy the fuckin thing.

i'm sorry if i this offends any of you, truly i am, but seriously, it's the 4th movie in the series... like seriously, what the fuck did you expect????


Epics2011-05-13 03:30:54
It doesn't matter if it's the 4th movie, just because it's the 4th one doesn't mean the score should suck.


Epics2011-05-13 03:40:07
And, the fact that once again they failed to exclude much music in favor of, dare I say it, REMIXES! GAH!


anonybananmous2011-05-13 03:44:27
What he said...

The guy's job is to make a decent film score. ESPECIALLY considering it's a SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER TENTPOLE and they paid him high money for it. I'm all for an expanded or complete score of this to TRULY judge the caliber applied for this film (I suspect this album is truly shaving off LOTS of the better music, ala DMC), but unfortunately this is all we have, so insofar it sucks IMO, humble as tho it may be (or not, considering many people's gripes on here and abroad)...

I gotta pay 10 bucks for THIS? You serious? ALOT of remixes now than before? What gives? Zimmer. Thats what.


J2011-05-13 04:28:57
I agree with Epics and anonybananmous. Anonymous is taking it so fuckin personally. Theres NO EXCUSE to write a half-assed score, by all means reuse themes but make an effort. People can hate this if they want. Anonymous is an idiot >X(

Andrew reply Replies: 1 || 2011-05-13 00:59:34
hmmm... Surely the man who could bring us such amazing themes as Kraken, Davy Jones, Cutler Beckett, and that enormous love theme in the third film, could have done something more for the Blackbeard, Fountain of Youth or Mermaids concept. I am not going to say that he wasn't involved in this film, for I am sure he was. But I am guessing something held him back. I am actually a little concerned about his well-being. Most of the photos I have seen of him lately show a truly exhausted man. The news that broke lately that he has jumped ship from the Gorfaine-Schwartz agency to WME might also have a thing or two to say too...


baka2011-05-13 03:46:57
at this point id settle for a nice remix of the mermaids theme put to beat...None of this dance house BS remix, either...Giveit more percussion cuz it needs it, since it seems to be the only true "orginal theme" aside from Blackbeards (which isnt all that great IMO).

Micah reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-13 02:06:37
Rob Marshall did have a hand in editing the music according to a recent interview.

Bondo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-12 23:25:58
I'm digging the score itself, minus the remixes. The Pirates series have too many themes to have such a short album. There is little to no development for Angelica or Blackbeard's themes on the album; I'm sure this would be corrected in the complete score.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-12 23:20:52
I Honestly don't understand why so many people are disliking the score. I liked it and I loved how they brought back the original themes and introduced newer themes, because it brings back the same contiunity and doesn't make the movie seem too overly distant from the previous three. Personally, I liked it.

CS79 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-12 21:19:51
The remixes make me sick!

Jo reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-12 19:54:59
I love Mermaids!!!! Palm Tree Escape and End Credits are great too. In general, yes there is a lot of the old stuff, and the R y G pieces are not as amazing as I had hoped them to be, but they are growing on me. It's a good and fun 'Jack Remixed' with a few new tidbits here and there. Yes, I'd love a completely new amazing score, but this one makes me very happy for now :)

anon123 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-12 16:57:53
Score's already up on Youtube? Wow....

Im lookin at....6 of the 18 tracks that Im going to buy (god willing if Itunes/Amazon allows separate tracks to be purchased)


pity...After At World's End I expected a much better crafted score album. Maybe Zimmer/Disney plan on double dipping like he did with Soundtrack treasures? MEH...Such a waste this time out.

Paul reply Replies: 0 || 2011-05-12 10:54:17
I Like the score, except those horrible remixes. Hans did a good job

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