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@anonymous it appears in the track "vanishing point" but there's a better unreleased version of it when William was confessing to his wifewell hybrid, if you ever happen to know who did what, add it here please :D I would really be thankful for it!!If Steffen & Max did anything, it's arrange Lorne's cues...Personally, I don´t think that Aruj and Thum got a chance (or time) to write anything for this film, but I may be wrong... who knowsIn which tracks does William's sad theme appear?
Alright, these are my speculations on the credits for this version, mixed with what we already know about it from Soundclouds/websites/etc.<br><br>What we know:<br>Luke Richards - Today We Hunt, Running Out Of Tomorrows, Ospreys<br>Lorne Balfe - Battlefield<br><br>Gary Dworetsky - Final 50 seconds of Calling All Autobots<br><br>My personal speculation:<br>David Fleming - Drone Chase, Dive<br><br>Gary Dworetsky - History of Transformers<br><br>Max Aruj & Steffen Thum - Vivian Follows Merlin, Claim The Staff<br><br>I have no sources to back this up, these are just my guesses based on what I feel these composers' styles are.I watched the movie yesterday. Unfortunately,the songs are in Portuguese here, in Brazil (even "Spirit"! ). But Hans' work is still amazing, intense, he's stolen the show again!Saw the movie but never listened to the score, is it worth listening to?This complete album sound like Lit!! I like to hear about this album in one day soon.I just hope they bring back William's sad theme and other variations of Dolores's theme which were unreleased in season 2
It is, actually, completely in correct order. There's just 5 theme suites  here & there.Okay, I want this. Where, how much? lol<br><br>And I'm willing to bet that even those Jablonsky fans who didn't like the score wanna hear the complete album.@Ahmad i think end credits :PDo you know the chronological order for this one Hybrid? I had quick glance at the complete here and the OST album seems massively out of order16 hours of music?<br>Can we hear those 16 hours of music one day?
I saw the film today. It's amazing and wonderful. The feeling and emotions of the 1994 film keep untouchables. The score is simply breathtaking. The songs are incredible. The stampede scene is so intense just like the 1994. Hans has made an intense, epic and beautiful score.Additional arrangements instead of additional music? Even part of the score not on album?Because if the film is an american production, it has no choice but be recorded in the US... That's the rule...<br><br>When the film is a UK co-production, and/or partly shot in the UK etc... (like, for instance, every Nolan film, or King Arthur), it can be recorded in the UK... That's why it's way easier to get an expanded set of The Dark Knight or Interstellar than... the POTC saga...<br><br>I remember the AFM (American Federation of Musicians) wasn't pleased when Interstellar got recorded at Air Studios in London, claiming it had to be US Recorded... But Nolan's a brit, Syncopy is a British operation based in London...> You gotta realize one thing, this score is US recorded so every new 15 min of score you release, you gotta pay back reuse fees. So it's very complicated & costy and that's why they released "only" 15 min of extra score.<br><br>> If it was recorded in the UK, they could have released 2 hours of bonus tracks it wouldn't have cost anything more... :)<br><br>Wow, I didn't know that. So, why not record every movie in the UK/Europe then? Not sure how long it will take but I think this re-use fee will drop once they record every score outside the US.<br>However, how much money did the movie make in the Boxoffice and Home Entertainment? I'm sure that money can't be an issue here.<br><br>How cool would it be to officially buy the sessions in a collectors box (in general for all movies), signed by the composer and director and maybe cast members... I'm sure that could be sold for $200+. The studios are wasting an opportunity here... Sure, you can copy music but you can't copy the signatures.That's exactley what I thought.<br><br>There was one other thing I thought was great.<br><br>I went with my parents, who have heard Zimmer's music, from when I'm listening to it, but they said to me that you can hear, that it's him, without even knowing all of his music.<br>They said, the thematic content, the bombast of it, it is just pure Zimmer.<br><br>Hope Spongebob & Wonder Woman 1984 are with a large orchestral/choir ensemble, and with WW1984 some 80's synths!!
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The Lion King II - Simba's Pride
Label: Disney Records
Length: 62'29
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  1. He Lives in You (3:08)
  2. We Are One - Cam Clarke (3:45)
  3. Upendi - Liz Callaway (2:54)
  4. One of Us (2:40)
  5. My Lullaby - Andy Dick (2:54)
  6. Love Will Find a Way - Liz Callaway (3:00)
  7. We Are One - Angélique Kidjo (4:10)
  8. She Believes in You (3:55)
  9. Song for the Children (2:31)
  10. I Want to See the Moon (4:20)
  11. Lion Sleeps Tonight (3:35)
  12. Love Will Find a Way (End Title) - Heather Headley (4:31)
  13. He Lives in You (TRF vers) only on the japanese version (4:36)
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Mark reply Replies: 1 || 2007-08-30 00:00:00
Shameful music compaired to Zimmer's score. If they ever make another Lion King movie please bring ZIMMER back!!!!


Hedon2019-06-10 11:35:46
Well, our wishes came true! Now they are making another Lion King movie and they have brought Zimmer back :D
In about one month we'll hear the new music.

Kenji reply Replies: 1 || 2019-06-10 09:48:16
It is well known the similarity between part of the score of this movie and Pirate's. I was wondering why they didn't release it separately or even inside this album. Is there any reason? Or they fact that they didn't release it was strategic? It is indeed helpful to re-use stuff when it is officially out there.




Mr Tweedy2019-06-10 10:38:47
The Lion King 2 is a Direct to Video movie, therefore it's considered a "lesser project", as well as its score.
Back in 1998, original scores were less trendy than today, song albums were often all we got, especially coming from Disney (another exemple: The Tigger Movie).

It's pretty sad, as TLK2 contains a good score by Nick Glennie-Smith, in between The Rock and Pirates, with a "Lion King" flavor.

ggctuk reply Replies: 5 || 2013-02-14 23:35:50
I've noticed something curious during my digging into the ASCAP archies: one cue, apparently simply titled "The Lion King" which is also assigned the name "Lion King II Cues", was done by Zimmer. It wouldn't refer to the only pre-existing track in the film ("He Lives In You") which according to my copy of Rhythm Of The Pride Lands, Zimmer had nothing to do. It'd be a stretch to say it would be the end hit of "Circle Of Life" which can be heard at the title card. So, I'm wondering if Zimmer DID compose something for the film, maybe something that ended up rejected.


Anonymous2016-06-15 03:26:30
just now seeing this but that sounds interesting. did they originally want zimmer involved? i mean nick glennie smith is the next best thing for this series but that would be interesting


Edmund Meinerts2016-06-15 10:44:21
Zimmer probably demands far too high a price tag for a direct-to-DVD Disney sequel to afford.


Mike 2016-06-15 17:04:28
Well, he did do some consulting with Daniel Pelfrey for Joseph: King of Dreams following Prince of Egypt and, according to Pelfrey's website, helped out with song production. Granted, that's not nearly the same as being onboard for the project. :P


Mike 2016-06-15 17:05:44
...and "Joseph" was Dreamworks, not Disney, which Zimmer has always been involved with anyway.


ggctuk2016-06-16 09:01:54
I'd completely forgotten about this being a thing. I agree with Edmund: Zimmer was probably too expensive for a direct-to-video sequel. I wouldn't have been surprised if he did consultation work with Nick Glennie-Smith.

ggctuk reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-26 23:19:35
Sad that none of the score is on here, despite it not being a shade on Zimmer's score for the first, it did have some good moments that would have made nice suites. His site has a few low-fi tracks in mono, but that's not the same thing.

Maybe someday, if Intrada keeps delving into the Disney Vault, the scores to all the Lion King films will appear, if not complete, then at least expanded. Here's hoping.

Deakins reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-16 00:00:00
Yes! The music of 'Lion King' is a pre-pirate composition. The theme is the same with a little variation and the old percus of MediaVentures.

Nick Glennie Smith is really one of the best composers of Remote Control sequels.

Kristy reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-14 00:00:00
I couldn't stop thinking of Pirates and Johnny Depp when watching the action scenes of this movie.

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joop reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-07 00:00:00
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Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-01-08 00:00:00
The soundtrack is great but I wonder why isn't a score track on the CD.

Kiara reply Replies: 0 || 2006-06-20 00:00:00
Love it Love it Love IT ^ ^

Stephan Suwon Johansen reply Replies: 0 || 2006-05-17 00:00:00
I LOVE THE SONGS!!!

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I hoped there would be another movie of lion king where kovu and kiara get's a boy or a girl, then there would be more good music too ^^

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