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Really liked this score, and the movie wasn't as bad as people claim as well... Benjamin Wallfisch does some very nice stuff, his horror scores are always on point like It 1 & 2, Annabelle: Creation, A Cure for Wellness...<br><br>I know he's gonna deliver it with Mortal Kombat even if the movie isn't that good. But kind of a bummer that his next scheduled project comes out in 2021 LOL'Cause maybe the expected all the cues from the sessionsI like this music!The #balfeness !!!! Has outdone himself on Bad Boys for Life.<br>A nod to the last but brought it up to date.<br>This and 6 Underground has blown me away with Balfe’s musici can't understand, when someone is saying "it REMINDS of mw2" when those mentioned cues are completely re-used 1:1. it's identical, sometimes layered with mancinas themes. it doesn't just remind you of mw2 when lorne seriously uses the identical tracks or parts from mw2 -_-<br><br>@bayhem: then listen to it. i'm not a fan of lorne, but his work there is real fun and some real good action cues. with the themes of Zimmer, it's crazy that it's just a game. one of or maybe THE best work of lorne!
Colleague of mine (a film score fan too) asked me which new Balfe score is better in my opinion - Bad Boys for Life or 6 Underground?<br><br>Honestly - and as much as I praised BB3 - I couldn't decide......<br><br><br>Both movies have a lot of songs, which is something I don't like. Look at Transformers. There are songs too but they don't overshadow the score. The score is still the star and that's why people flood Steve's Twitter with praise. Day after day. <br><br>But sadly for Lorne, his recent work in film WAS indeed overshadowed by the random songs. If they didn't rely on songs so much, I'm sure that 6 Underground would've been the crown jewel for Lorne. It's a big, big movie that begs for equally big and memorable score (though we can't really expect Transformners-syze score). <br><br>At the end of the day, Lorne did good on 6 Underground but it was just a small sign of what COULD have been.....Some of the action bits, yeah......This right here is my single biggest issue with Balfe as a composer. And with the recording sessions clips he posts it is truly a mystery. Tinfoil hat on I'd say he skimps on the budget and hires those musicians just for a couple hours to shoot those clips for PR and the actual score is all synth but that's a baseless claim of course lol...<br>....................<br><br><br>It's bigger than that.....<br><br>After all, this is a Bruckheimer production. His movies established Hans and the entire MV/RC sound. His movies are known for their awesome scores. Scores that are populrar with the ordinary viewers as well.  But 2008 onward, things changed.....Back in the 90's and early 2000's every single Bruckheimer film had a spectacular score. Powerful, melodic themes, cues that stayed with you, scores that attracted the attention of the average Joe. <br><br>Nowadays tho, we don't have that. Hell, when was the last time a (newer) action score from MV/RC-related composer was praised the way 'The Rock' was praised?<br><br>Lorne's Mission Impossible? No. Not even close. <br><br><br>Personally, I like what Lorne did with BB3, especially with the emotional cues. But put it next to Mancina's work. I mean it's not even a contest. The Mancina score is one memorable, melodic track after another. There's not a single boring track. Every track is a banger. <br><br>But the newer scores? They have two or three tracks that are  good and everything else is.......utterly forgettable.<br><br>I blame it on the lack of themes. Orchestra or not, more scores need to have actual themes.Some cues sound like Speed 2Guess I'm the only person around here who hasn't listened to the Modern Warfare 2 score. So I can't really have an opinion on this matter..... lol
This right here is my single biggest issue with Balfe as a composer. And with the recording sessions clips he posts it is truly a mystery. Tinfoil hat on I'd say he skimps on the budget and hires those musicians just for a couple hours to shoot those clips for PR and the actual score is all synth but that's a baseless claim of course lol...Everyone keep mentionning mw2 but those drums reminded me of...skylanders giants lol! Just listen to the track « Arena battle » and let me knowThe clips are on his Facebook page.2/5 stars? Why are people hating on this?Me too
Excited!!!God’s gun theme reminds me of part of “River Mission” from Battlefield 2: Modern Combat OST. I think Lorne was an additional composer on that score aswell (excellent OST btw)God’s gun theme reminds me of part of “River Mission” from Battlefield 2: Modern Combat OST. I think Lorne was an additional composer on that score aswell (excellent OST btw)"It's good shit lieutenant" The principle is based on Thomas Newman's Bond.  "Take back what's ours" and "the truth" is Ad astrahonnestly, I do get why people refer to MW2, but to be honest, it's not the same.  With the amount of time I heard that score, I can say that it uses the same drums, and a pattern that is quite similar to the one used in MW2, but it is not a copy/paste.  It's no different to me than Junkie XL re-using the same pattern of drum in all of his recent scores since Mad Max.  When it comes from the same composer, I guess it's normal to have works that parts that similar from a score to another.  Just think of John Murphy who re-use his powerful theme from Sunshine in a lot of his scores (28 weeks later, kick-ass, etc).   <br><br>Actually I'm quite glad he re-used the themes from Mancina as that was, to me at least, a big miss for BB2 even though Rabin and Jablonsky did a great job.  It's like doing a James Bond movie without the Bond theme.  It might be good, but it miss the little something that gel everything together. ;)  I really like what Lorne did on this one.  Even though he re-used the theme, he made them his own, in a similar way he did with MI Fallout, while sometime paying homage to the original ones. ;)  My 2 cents.
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Composer : Main ThemeComposerAdditional MusicAdditional Music
Despicable Me 2
Label: Back Lot Music
Length: 61'25
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  1. Scream - CeeLo Green (3:41)
  2. Another Irish Drinking Song - The Minions (0:39)
  3. Just A Cloud Away - Pharrell Williams (2:56)
  4. Happy - Pharrell Williams (3:53)
  5. I Swear - The Minions (1:38)
  6. Y.M.C.A. - The Minions (2:55)
  7. Fun, Fun, Fun - Pharrell Williams (3:26)
  8. Despicable Me - Pharrell Williams (4:14)
  9. PX-41 Labs (2:06)
  10. The Fairy Party (1:27)
  11. Lucy And The AVL (5:39)
  12. Goodbye Nefario (1:27)
  13. Time For Bed (1:27)
  14. Break-In (3:00)
  15. Stalking Floyd Eaglesan (1:35)
  16. Moving To Australia (3:09)
  17. Going To Save The World (1:25)
  18. El Macho (1:27)
  19. Jillian (0:47)
  20. Take Her Home (1:29)
  21. El Macho's Lair (3:32)
  22. Home Invasion (1:57)
  23. The Big Battle (7:23)
  24. Ba Do Bleep - The Minions (0:13)
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Michael Fields reply Replies: 0 || 2018-08-11 11:52:05
MOVIE CREDITS:

Original Songs And Themes By
PHARRELL WILLIAMS

Score By
HEITOR PEREIRA

Conducted By
NICK GLENNIE - SMITH

Score Recorded And Mixed By
ALAN MEYERSON

Assistant Mixing Engineer
CHRISTIAN WEGNER

Digital Score Recordist
KEVIN GLOBERMAN

Orchestrated By
LADD McINTOSH

Music Preparation By
BOOKER WHITE

Additional Music By
BOBBY TAHOURI
ANTHONY B. WILLIS

Music Editor
SLAMM ANDREWS

Composer's Assistants
CAMERON HOTCHKIS
TED REEDY
AZEO TORRE
SEBASTIAN ZULETA

Orchestra Contractor
PETER ROTTER

Vocal Contractor
JASPER RANDALL

Scoring Crew
TOM STEEL
TIM LAUBER
DENIS ST. AMAND

Score And Choir Recorded At
THE NEWMAN SCORING STAGE, TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX

Additional Recordings At
THE VILLAGE RECORDER

Score Mixed At
REMOTE CONTROL PRODUCTIONS, STUDIO M

Monsieur Pom-Poo reply Replies: 0 || 2017-07-15 13:46:57
Hello Hybrid? Do you know why the Despicable Me 3 score hasn't been put up on this website?

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2015-04-07 21:47:03
@Hybrid: did you know that If I Stay has a release?

MacArthur reply Replies: 3 || 2014-01-14 20:21:29
Does Pharrell actually compose music or just rap it

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MacArthur2014-01-14 20:29:04
I guess what I'm trying to say is How much of Amazing Spider-man 2 is Pharrell Actually doing?


Mike2014-01-14 20:30:48
I was wondering the same thing. ;) Maybe you can ask Hans. Isn't he doing a reddit today? :P


J. A. J.2014-01-15 02:58:48
As it says at the top, Pharrell did the main theme, as well as a few other themes (which, I believe, were all written for the first film and then carried over to the sequel). He also wrote three original songs for this film: "Just A Cloud Away," "Happy," and "Scream."

Feliz reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-27 05:52:47
How is this?

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