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For those of you disappointed in this score...remember...This is Bad Boys 3 lol....Have you heard Bad Boys 1+2? Cmon now...relax and take it for what it isI'd be surprised if we don't see some Wallfisch scores this year. He has been so prolific lately, would be weird to suddenly go an entire year without a single assignment.CD coming from LLL!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 sessions
I 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..... lolThis 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 know
The clips are on his Facebook page.2/5 stars? Why are people hating on this?Me tooExcited!!!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)
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The Smurfs 2
Label: Varese Sarabande
Length: 47'02
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  1. Smurfette's Creation (1:23)
  2. Smurfette Are You OK (1:00)
  3. You Belong To Gargamel (0:37)
  4. Gargamel Suite (1:44)
  5. Azrael’s Trap (0:50)
  6. Code Blue (1:25)
  7. Victor's Corndogs (1:33)
  8. We Must Review My Plan (1:22)
  9. Adoring Public Desires Me (0:40)
  10. Smurf Portation Crystals (2:01)
  11. Attack On Winslow House (1:36)
  12. Madame Doolittle (0:50)
  13. Paris Opera House (0:34)
  14. Scoping Out The Kitchen (1:00)
  15. Smurfette Escapes (0:51)
  16. Hand Over The Smurfette (1:29)
  17. Portrait Of Perfection (1:52)
  18. Smurfette On The Run (0:57)
  19. Gargamel And Azrael In Carriage (1:07)
  20. Naughties Crash The Cart (1:03)
  21. Naughties Take Flight (0:31)
  22. He's Not My Father (2:04)
  23. The Napoleon Suite (1:15)
  24. Like Twins (0:38)
  25. Tiny Magical Wand (2:08)
  26. The Flying V (0:29)
  27. Papa To Papa (1:49)
  28. Let's Get Smurfin (1:02)
  29. They Cannot Live (1:14)
  30. The Formula (0:46)
  31. Naughties Transformation (1:11)
  32. You Sacrificed Everything (0:44)
  33. The Happiest Moment Of My Life (0:50)
  34. Papa And Vanity Find Smurfette (0:45)
  35. Harnessing The Power (0:28)
  36. Life Is The Most Precious (1:20)
  37. I Don't Think So Gargamel (0:32)
  38. Essence In Paris (1:00)
  39. Is This What Happy Feels Like (1:34)
  40. No Smurf Left Behind (1:50)
  41. Welcome Home Smurfette (1:01)
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Michael Fields reply Replies: 0 || 2018-08-11 11:04:30
MOVIE CREDITS:

Music By
HEITOR PEREIRA

Music Editor
DOMINIC CERTO

Conducted By
NICK GLENNIE - SMITH

Orchestrated By
TIM DAVIES
JEREMY LEVY

Score Mixed By
ALAN MEYERSON

Music Production Services
STEVEN KOFSKY

Orchestra Contractor
PETER ROTTER

Music Preparation
BOOKER WHITE

Additional Arrangements And Synth Programming By
ANTHONY B. WILLIS
JOHN JENNINGS BOYD

Peter reply Replies: 4 || 2013-07-06 15:22:43
Great, looks like a complete score..


Macejko2013-07-06 15:46:54
Yeah, and those track lenghts are fascinating... :D


Papa Smurf2013-07-07 00:09:43
Uhh...this is hardly a complete score. It's only 47 minutes long. I know the movie won't be too lengthy, but this is roughly the same length as The Lone Ranger. Look at how long the cue lengths are. 41 cues, 47 min. That rounds out to about a minute per track.

It's like: would you rather get a lot of tiny present for your birthday, or one big giant one?


Edmund Meinerts2013-07-08 12:10:39
41 tracks, 47 minutes? Urgh, this is not going to be an album friendly score. Not that the first one was either, though.


Clumsy2013-08-11 21:14:17
Yes, this could be a complete score. The Coneheads complete score has 34 tracks and clocks 34 minutes, so it's possible that this is a complete score.

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