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This is an RCP website, those scores aren't by RCP composers...Power anthems ???? Obviously you haven’t watched the movie.They would not fit in this movie.<br><br>Balfe’s score is really cool and not expected.Already listened to it 4 times!I agree completely.<br><br>The movie was awesome, the score works perfectly, and the only thing I didn't like was the use of songs. Too much of them. Songs rarely work during intense action scenes. They distract.<br><br>But every time the score started, I liked it. Bay may be known as the big action guy, but when it comes to scoring the more intimate/emotional moments, he and the composer (no matter who he is) always do a good job.Greenaway for President! :))I agree with Knight.<br><br>It seems some peeps were expecting power anthems left and right. Yes, this is a big movie, but not a "Transformers-big" movie. I didn't like the use of source music (I hate songs in action movies) but when Balfe's work popped up I noticed it right away.<br><br>The more emotional cues were definitely the most memorable.
What a fantastic soundtrack.<br>It’s totally crazy and works brilliantly in the film.<br>The bit emotional sections are very classic Bay but Balfe’s electronic weirdness is very unique.<br>It’s nothing like Balfe’s Dark Materials BUT why I’m earth should it be !<br>10/10Gavin should be listed as conductorBecause Ice Age was composed by David Newman and Collision Course was composed by John DebneyWhen i heard just the sound clips, i thought wtf. Sounds like the worst score, a michael bay movie ever had. Then i listened to the whole album and i have to say, there are some pretty cool tracks. I really like the electronic rhythmic stuff. Welcome to florence is awesome. The emotional moments are nice, but standard balfe stuff. In the movie, the music works really good. I think this music style is the only style, that works in THIS movie. And as hybrid says a mish mash of score and songs. The movie itself is.....strange. but at least the action rocks as hell.If "The Meltdown," "Dawn of The Dinosaurs" and "Continental Drift" are added, then how come "Ice Age" and "Collision Course" aren't?
I haven't heard the album yet but there isn't much score in the film. It's like Bad Boys II meets Domino in terms of editing, songs everywhere (19 sourced songs used), short cues... Hell there's even a 13 Hours cue tracked in the film ("Getting Aboard The Plane")."Second time"... lolAnother awsome score by lorne balfe. I really like the film 6 underground directed by michael bay, is very awsome and intense and i begin to hear the score composed by lorne balfe, and its phenomenal and his second time working with michael bay since 13 hours, which i like lorne balfe's score too. Balfe's work is really inspiring in his film score.I don't expect Lorne to make a masterpiece with each movie, but it is true that most of her films are action candies, and I can't understand how she can deliver 6 underground and then make His dark materials.  It seems that within Lorne there are a thousand different composers.  And I don't know what to expect from Lorne again.Can't help noticing not one, but two Zimmer titles in here.... Tracks 14 and 16. lol.
What is most disappointing is that this is a Michael Bay movie with a score being so bad. Historically his movies have fantastic scores by either Hans, Steve Jablonsky, and even Lorne Balfe. But this is hands down the worst Michael Bay score I’ve ever heard. <br><br>It’s functional, yes, but nothing compared to 13 Hours, any of the Transformers movies, The Rock, Pearl Harbor, etc. I definitely had high hopes for another good “power anthem” score... and the only cues that are any good are just Time ripoffs.<br><br>Highly disappointing.Again, if we have to expect every piece of work of one composer is have to be as good like his others pieces of work, that's pretty underwhelming and impossible.<br><br>Yeah, 6 Underground is not a good score by any means (neither Gemini Man, but is far more listenable), but works perfectly in the hiperbolic movie.I expected a lot from this score, and the truth is that it left me cold.  Honestly, I think it is Bay's fault, Balfe has shown that he is capable of doing everything, but here it gives the feeling of being covered.  Again, Balfe must focus on fewer projects and the projects he accepts are of quality.There are speculations about the track "Til Death Do Us Part "as being composed by Brandon Campbell. Can anyone confirm whether it was Djawadi or Campbell who composed it?Come to Portugal again.
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Skylanders - Swap Force (VG)
Label: Activision (Digital Download Only)
Length: 45'53
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  1. The Swap Force (2:19)
  2. Braving Mount Cloudbreak (3:14)
  3. Canopy Climb (2:38)
  4. Welcome To Woodburrow (2:51)
  5. Rescue The Chieftess (2:16)
  6. Ride Of Evil Glumshanks (1:36)
  7. Iron Jaw Gulch (2:17)
  8. Farewell Baron (2:38)
  9. Surviving Motleyville (4:04)
  10. Dangerous Coils (2:10)
  11. Serpent's Peak (2:29)
  12. Frozen Galleries (2:54)
  13. Fraser's Frosted Festival (2:18)
  14. Pull Your Strings - Nancy Anderson (2:38)
    Matt Pirog, David A. Rodriguez
  15. Fires Of Fantasm Forest (1:52)
  16. A New Chieftess (1:41)
  17. Motherly Mayhem (2:22)
    Lorne Balfe, Gary Dworetsky
  18. Hidden Adventures (3:36)
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Mike reply Replies: 5 || 2013-09-24 17:48:45
Out today, praise Jesus. Listening now.


Mike2013-09-24 18:03:38
So far I'm somewhat disappointed. lol.


Macejko2013-09-24 18:08:18
And that is a "lol" situation for you?


Mike2013-09-24 22:55:15
Well, I just don't take it too heavily that the score disappointed me. "lol" was an odd thing to write, though, you have a point. ;)


Casey2013-09-25 01:32:42
Mike, how does this compare to the first Skylanders score, why is it disappointing? I enjoyed the first.


Mike2013-09-25 17:18:08
I'll have to listen to the rest. I was only able to get through about half of it yesterday. when I'm done, I'll let you know.

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-20 00:45:28
Five days!!!!

Aragorn reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-09 16:25:43
Holy cow, A New Chieftess sounds a lot like HTTYD...

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-09 16:23:10
I'm disappointed that a song has to be included (Pull Your Strings).

Jimmy reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-09 16:18:35
Frozen Galleries sounds a lot like Junkyard Isles from the previous score.

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-09 16:12:14
I wonder if Hans' theme will have a cameo in here like it did in Giants...

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 5 || 2013-09-07 09:46:06
Can't wait for that one, hop it tops Giants ! :D


Mike2013-09-07 18:04:07
I "hop" it tops Giants, too! Both the previous scores were awesome! :D


Mike2013-09-08 00:32:14
Aaaand people have already begun voting for it...


Bondo2013-09-08 05:33:24
Lorne's SKYLANDERS scores are definitely hidden gems :D


Mike2013-09-09 15:05:17
Amen to that.


Anonymous2013-09-09 16:09:34
Judging by the first track, the sample of "Swap Force" on Amazon doesn't top the "Giants" track...but I'll wait and see.

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