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Yes it was announced a while back, Harry returns !I can confirm that he is working on it.I'm waiting for Harry's response for returning for the sequel or not? My opinion is, I think Harry seem like working with Denzel Washington often in the movies like Man Of Fire, Deja Vu, and The Taking Of Pelham 123 and Unstoppable, The Equalizer, I think Antoine Fuqua director should hire him back again, but I don't know if his schedule conflicts with busy working with MEG Score.@superultramegaa and others<br><br>Honestly, if you take an objective look back, you can still see RC written all over Powell...And thats all well and good, because I like Powell. Well, maybe not since Hancock, but I like his style.<br><br>That being said, This will be the official first Star Wars outing with an RC score. Sure, Williams phoned in a theme...But going forward I expect RC influence to be the norm.<br><br>And, as for Giacchino...Jesus Christ. For someone who practically MADE his career apeing Williams (Jurassic Park and Medal of Honor video games spring to mind), his Rogue One was  dreadful...I cant disagree with you. <br><br><br>Powell is heavily influenced by Zimmer. The only thing that differs him from the others is that he really has a style of his own that matches the traces of the career he shared with Zimmer. If you listen to any of your action scores, you will notice that they are clearly RCP scores. Even the orchestral, especially "Pan" have some passages that are very reminiscent of Pirates, Prince of Egypt and Gladiator.
Really awesome "Is She With You?" cover by Nir Shor!Hey Hybrid Soldier, is Harry returning for the Sequel??Hybrid, Hollywood in Vienna just announced that Zimmer will be receiving the Max Steiner award. Do you know if the Hollywood in Vienna program the same as the The World of Hans Zimmer program? If it is, King Arthur is confirmed to be in the program as well.I wasn't saying Powell sounds like Williams. I'm saying he's closer in sound to Williams than he is to Zimmer for his animated movies.While John Powell is usually far more melodic and classical than your usual RCP composer, I don't see the Williams similarity. His music doesn't really sounds like Williams' scores. But I think he is perfect for Star Wars. I am much more excited about this than Giacchino's Rogue One.
Yeah, this is the best RCP action score of the year so far. Much better than Balfe's efforts and Junkie's.@superultramega It’s funny you should say that about Rogue One because, even though I do like the themes, I will agree that it definitely is weaker than any Star Wars score and seems to lack the life Giacchino normally puts into his music.<br><br>Even weirder, his music for Jupiter Ascending (another big space opera) is far more aggressive and developed, and probably one of his best. It makes me wonder if the Star Wars team wanted the safe route....Ok, not restraint on drums, but I still don't really see how exactly his music for animated films comes even close to being an RC product. When I think of RC I think of the music for the Pirates movies, the early Bay and Bruckheimer films, etc. The work on Shrek, Antz, Ice Age, and How to Train Your Dragon is much closer to a traditional Williams score than any RC product. <br><br>Plus he's working on Star Wars so he's obviously going to try his damnedest to stick to that kind of music, and to avoid the Zimmer style. I just don't understand why you think Powell, of all people is going to be the one to dilute the Star Wars sound. <br><br>Hell, I think Giacchino's score for Rogue One was pretty much nothing more than an unmemorable, and bland version of Star Wars with very little going on besides broken down notes of the Star Wars theme playing and generic Williams copy. Just like Jurassic World. I don't know how Giacchino makes Williams' style bland but he finds a way. At least with Powell we'll get more style and memorability on top of a Williams imitation.Restraint on drums? <br><br>Have you listened to Green Zone? The Bourne movies? Hancock?<br><br>Cmon...Yeah he's not Zimmer, but this isn't a Williams product we are talking about. It's an RC product. This is what I am talking about.People like Harry Gregson, Jablonsky and Zanelli, despite their melodic tendinsies, would be people chosen for going the Zimmer route. I think Jablonsky's is the closest to Star Wars but even then there's a ton of power themes, and Zimmer hallmarks that keep him away from this sort of style. <br><br>Powell is the last person I would associate with Zimmer. His techniques are very much in vain with the Williams-like composers, like Alexandre Desplat and Michael Giacchino. The complex underscore, the rapid notes, the restraint on drums, instrument variety, the jazz techniques, etc. He's the perfect RCP composer for the job.
Of all RCP members, I think he is the one closest to Williams and Star Wars sound, so I think this score will be pure orchestral fun, like most of his scores usually are.<br><br>I cannot wait to listen to it!Well, I guess that is a matter of tastes and opinion, because for me scores like The Incredibles or Up, for saying some examples, are classics inside the animation field.<br><br>But is fine. We have our own preferences and that's okay.Me too! Very fun and « guilty pleasure » score<br>After listening to this one and Todo Mal, I think Andrew is a really versatile composer, both scores are really entertaining and yet have nothing to do with each otherI like this score, altough i think it will fly (get it) under the radar..<br>Hope Andrew continues making scores like thisIMO, though Powell was Hans'protegee 20 years ago, he always had his very own style. And this style evolved so much through these decades you can't really connect any more his mannerisms to those of people at RCP!
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Safe House
Label: Varese Sarabande
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  1. Safe House (3:16)
  2. A Hundred Lies A Day (3:16)
  3. Get In The Trunk (4:25)
  4. Do I Make You Nervous? (3:08)
  5. I Used To Be Innocent Like You (2:11)
  6. Tobin Frost (2:19)
  7. Off The Grid (3:28)
  8. Do What You Have To Do (4:49)
  9. Don't Kill Innocent People (3:45)
  10. Who Do You Work For? (3:45)
  11. Walk Away (6:04)
  12. People Change (2:17)
  13. Be Better Than Me (4:12)
  14. Langa (6:14)
  15. More Past Than Future (3:19)
  16. 12 Months (3:06)
  17. Truth (3:43)
  18. I'll Take It From Here (5:47)
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Macejko reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-04 19:15:56
No word if Djawadi is scoring another Espinosa's film, "Child 44"?

Yumbo reply Replies: 1 || 2012-02-14 19:11:06
Amusing comments.

The score was very restrained.

The end credits song was the highlight, but sounded like Sting.


Evenstar2012-02-19 21:41:21
Most of the djawadi scores (specially horror & thriller) are restrained.

Trent Easton Navarro reply Replies: 10 || 2012-01-30 22:15:07
Great, more mindless, boring droning from one of the worst of Zimmer's minions


Areozz2012-01-31 02:13:24
Great, more mindless, boring droning from one of this site's worst posters


Trent Easton Navarro2012-01-31 07:17:35
Thanks for the compliment, my friend :-)


Aggelos2012-02-13 20:02:17
If only I could become one of Zimmer's minions....
Guys please, help me! I want to become a new Trevor Rabin, a new Harry Gregson-Williams, a new Mark Mancina, a new Hans Zimmer, a new Klaus Badelt, a new Nick Glennie-Smith, a new Ramin Djawadi....


What exactly does some need in order to become an apprentice, a follower, a minion, a disciple, a protege, an acolyte,a gillie, an attendant of the afore-mentioned individuals??????????
I implore/beseech you to help me!!!! I am desperate....


Anonymous2012-02-13 21:42:42
"Areozz"
Great, more mindless, boring droning from one of the members of this "Almost Official Zimmer Site" who in the beggining defended the bootleg scores and now is one of the minions who betrayed that position to turn his site in "Almost Official".


Areozz2012-02-13 23:40:14
Oh wow, did you do a whole lot hunting around this website gathering every post I've ever made and then compiling them and putting them into some kind of machine that would give you a result like that?

Congratulations, sir, on commenting on a post I made two weeks ago. Damn, you either have a shit translator or you're trying to tell me something about myself but are making an absolutely atrocious job of it. I first defended bootleg scores? But now I'm a minion who betrayed the site? WHAT DOES IT MEAN??

You think I have control over this site's "Almost Official" status? Well, thank you very much! I would like to believe so, but you are sadly mistaken. At least I have a name, coward! You might as well be anyone, but by establishing a name to myself people can recognize me--oh! Like you must have in order to have gathered the nonsensical [wrong] assumption you've made about me.


Aggelos2012-02-14 13:52:58
If only I could become a mixture of Mark Mancina, Hans Zimmer, Leonidas Leonardi, Rene Leibowitz, Hermann Boessenroth, Ivan Boutnikoff and Fabien Sevitzky.....


Mr. Fate2012-02-14 17:34:14
Aggelos, I don't know that anyone here will be able to help you much. I seem to recall some kind of contact information being posted on one of information or main pages, though.

And to everyone else in this topic: haters gonna hate.


Aggelos2012-02-14 23:05:19
Mr. Fate, I don't wanna contact the folks... What I suggest is that we have to figure out a way to steal their winning attitude.
We need to become the masters of the synthesizers, to usher a new epoch in our personal lives.


Mr. Fate2012-02-17 16:59:09
How curious!! I had just come to that same realization--although maybe for slightly different reasons than the ones you are after.


Aggelos2012-02-19 19:54:27
Mr. Fate, we need to surpass them, we need to destroy them!!!! That's why we need to stay together... They have colossal power/authority. But if we stay together and become more and more as time goes by, we shall be able to "dethrone" them. Every one last of them........

Mr. Charles reply Replies: 4 || 2012-01-29 03:57:26
Ooooooo....I didn't know Ramin Djawadi was doing this! I'm excited =)


Jen's López2012-01-31 18:40:52
I was waiting for Harry Gregson-Williams :(


Mr. Charles2012-02-11 06:43:38
Just saw it, both the film and the score are good. A few twists....


Al bundy2012-02-11 22:14:14
The score get me tired... sry.


Mr. Charles2012-02-14 01:23:37
So far I've only had a chance to listen to "I'll Take it from Here", but it's good

Joshua reply Replies: 0 || 2012-01-31 01:37:02
Sounds good, cant wait!

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2012-01-29 19:11:35
On peut trouver les previews ici:
cinemamusica.de/1710/urbaner-heist-thriller-erhaelt-djawadi- rhythmen-first-listen-zu-safe-house

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