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@Edmund <br>I still stand by my opinion that Holkenborg scoring Avatar 2 could be pretty interesting. Pairing him up with a director who is known to be strict with his musical choices and continuing on from James Hornerís classic might produce something really good. And seeing his gradual progress as a composer with Mortal Engines and Alita have personally given me some hope (2 years ago I would have said hell no).<br><br>And Iím not surprised by the choice for T6. Not looking forward to this project at all but we did get a cool score from Balfe for the last one so maybe there is some hope for the music at least.I think Terminator is a decent match for JXL's talents (listen to "The March" from Divergent), but this feels like further evidence that James Cameron is grooming him for Avatar 2, which I really hope ends up not being the case.Yes, Tom will be scoring the new Terminator movieChill out Bayhem, if you read my first sentence you can see I dismisded this rumor as crap.<br>But seeing people from his team ivolved and considering the fast and furious situation, I canít help but wondering if thereís some truth to that rumor.<br>Now for a guy talking about haters, saying that Lorne scores 36million projects and B movies (forgetting mission impossible) I think youíre pushing it a bit.<br>Anyway no hate I donít care who wrote it Iím just curious about the behind the scenes stuff.You're reaching there a bit Bayhem, I see no one in this thread trying to undermine Steve's work or the score. Hell the first poster was just asking if Lorne worked on it and if so, to what extent. And the "rumor comment" is a logical extension of Lorne's whole regular team being credited on the score, therefore it is possible that he did additional work on it.
Again a "rumor" comment that's trying to undermine Steve's work. And in this case, an entire score. Lorne fans, please stop trying to constantly undermine other composers in favor of your guy. It's childish and extremely disrespectful. You've done it multiple times on these boards. What's next? You gonna claim that Lorne secretly scored the entire Transformers franchise? And Lord of the Rings. And Harry Potter. <br><br>Seriously, it's getting really old, really fast. <br><br>Not to mention the fact that Steve, as a composer, is much, much more experienced and established than Lorne. He's got nothing to prove. Steve takes his time when it comes to scoring. He's choosing carefully. He's got more than enough time to focus on his projects. While Lorne's name is attached to 30 million different projects, some of them cheap B-movies like Hurricane Heist. And you think he's scoring them all by himself? The irony of it all is that if anyone is using ghostwriters most of the time, it's Lorne. Not Steve. And I'm saying that as a Lorne fan as well. I'm not just a Jablonsky fan. I appreciate Lorne's work as well. But I'm not undermining other composers in favor of him.Bay has Lorne scoring his films now cause they established a relationship on 13 Hours, and Bay didn't even want Lorne for that; he wanted Hans but he didn't want to go through the exhausting process of another Bay blockbuster so he brought in Lorne instead.<br>And even then, Hans still worked together with Lorne very closely on the project (Hybrid said he was there for all the meetings, helped with synth programming, etc)Of cause Balfe worked on it .That is why Bay now uses Balfeyou can absolutely hear the 13 hours temp track in Battlefield and We Have to GoNot to mention that Steve and Lorne structure their power anthems differently.<br>To me this score sounds like 100% Steve
I wouldn't say so, Lorne stacks his ostinatos and rhythms on top of each other (see Blackwood, Last Man on the Moon) and shotguns piano writing all over his scores in addition to using it for almost any kind of emotional scene (see Manny, Duck Shoot, Brothers Theme from Hurricane Heist)Well, if all we're using to distinguish Lorne is ostinatos and piano writing, then in that case, he's all over this film!The interesting thing is, that if Lorne did work on it, his work is indistinguishable from Steve's cause I hear none of his ostinatos or extensive piano writing.@Hybrid, a while ago I saw a rumor stating that Lorne Balfe ghostwrote this score and dismissed it as crap.<br>But looking at the credits I see some people from his team have been involved( his assistant Queenie Li as music coordinator, and Max Aruj and Steffen Thum did arrangements..)<br>Do you know why and to which extent he was involved or why his team worked on the score?This little gem of a score is one of my favourites of Lorne's smaller projects.<br>Got a great main theme and varying instrumentations of it throughout, plus he's using a real orchestra which is always good. (Check out The Heist, very upbeat jazzy piece)
Balfe - for anything than bad TV? How much did you smoke tonight? The Mission score must have been a studio decision but Balfe should not be allowed anywhere near a (any) franchise - the dude is a headcase and a total copycat. Tell me one piece that Balfe did that is original?Balfe - for anything than bad TV? How much did you smoke tonight? The Mission score must have been a studio decision but Balfe should not be allowed anywhere near a (any) franchise - the dude is a headcase and a total copycat. Tell me one piece that Balfe did that is original?Looking forward to what Ben's going to do with that movie.Hellboy coming by Sony Classical at 4/5/19Kung Fu Fighting (Celebration Time) on KFP3 also has a HZ credit despite again the booklet not crediting him for anything on it.
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David BuckleyLuke RichardsMartin Tillman
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Call Of Duty - Ghosts (VG)
Label: Activision (Digital Download Only)
Length: 73'38
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  1. Main Theme (3:13)
  2. Ghost Stories (1:46)
  3. Rorke Files (1:58)
  4. Loki Combat (2:00)
  5. Infiltration (2:04)
  6. Tower Battle (1:14)
  7. Sin City (2:01)
  8. Santa Monica Beach Invasion (2:13)
  9. Computer Hack (1:39)
  10. Enemy HQ (1:55)
  11. Threnody (0:54)
  12. Space Suicide (2:04)
  13. End Of The Line (2:38)
  14. Severed Ties (2:12)
  15. Clockwork (1:50)
  16. San Diego Burning (3:31)
  17. Atlas Falls (1:29)
  18. Space Enemy (2:45)
  19. Odin (2:19)
  20. Gathering Intel (1:31)
  21. No Man's Land Battle (1:09)
  22. Trench Run (1:41)
  23. Stealth Kill (3:11)
  24. Liberty Wall (2:37)
  25. Brave New World (2:00)
  26. Northern Andes Mountains, Venezuela (1:41)
  27. Birds Of Prey (1:09)
  28. Federation Base (1:48)
  29. The Hunted (2:01)
  30. Struck Down (1:27)
  31. Ghost Killer (1:14)
  32. Train Chase (1:58)
  33. Federation Battle (2:00)
  34. Legends Never Die (4:37)
  35. Atonement (3:49)
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Michael Poleschuck reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-14 13:26:46
But why? Why did Harry left, Hybrid Soldier? In 2013 he only write a theme for The East. How it all connected with Tony Scott's death?

isildur reply Replies: 5 || 2014-05-05 20:59:33
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is going to be scored by Harry Greson-Williams reports gamespot.

This should be interesting. Buckley did such a fantastic job on the "Ghosts" I though they would hire him again.

http: //www.gamespot.com/articles/tons-of-call-of-duty-advanced-wa rfare-details-emerge/1100-6419415/


Mike2014-05-05 21:51:34
I loved Harry/Stephen Barton's work on COD4.....does this mean we might get a return to the sound of MW1? :D


Hybrid Soldier2014-05-05 22:15:15
Harry was supposed to do Ghosts with David but left for his year off in the end...


Mike2014-05-05 22:24:52
Funny you say that, Hybrid, because when I first heard the theme for Ghosts, I thought, "This is reminiscent in tone of the COD4 theme...."


Anonymous2014-05-07 21:05:34
i assume harry will just end up doing the theme and someone else will do the score?


Evenstar2014-05-08 02:57:11
exactly my toughts Anonymous

Tim reply Replies: 1 || 2014-04-12 23:44:18
Guys, Rocksteady and Warner just confirmed David Buckley scoring Batman Arkham Knight along with Franchise veteran Nick Arundel! I'm excited about this!!


isildur2014-04-13 00:38:19
Awesome news! I hope it would be as kick-ass as this.

dark prince reply Replies: 2 || 2014-02-02 00:13:35
Nice score by David Buckley. It's a challenge try to overcome the score by Hans Zimmer & Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler and Jack Wall for this franchise, and David didn't, but anyway, this is a good aportation for this videogame saga, is really exciting as should be the scores for this saga


Mike2014-02-02 00:33:46
Again no one talks about the Modern Warfare 1 score by Harry Gregson Williams and Stephen Barton? :( It was awesome, dripping with tension.


dark prince2014-02-02 00:40:48
I didn't hear Modern Warfare 1

Patrick Pondaag reply Replies: 0 || 2014-02-01 17:58:26
Awesome score for Ghosts

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-27 22:46:08
Again great score.


MacArthur2014-01-17 17:14:35
Any one know who's scoring the next CoD


Mike2014-01-17 17:23:16
No way, man! The next CoD hasn't even been given a title yet! :P

Tunerline reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-18 08:36:51
David Buckley respect!!!!

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-12 16:52:35
Are you kidding I love it.


Bioscope2013-11-12 18:21:55
Give it time. It will grow on you. I think it is actually epic!


MacArthur2013-11-12 18:36:19
I do like it it's awesome!

cody reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-12 15:39:38
kind of a disappointment

Amr Ahmed reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-12 14:22:26
Very Nice :):):):)

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-08 22:14:37
Good score! really great stuff


tomPoland2013-11-09 11:22:40
Doesn't have a start to MW3 or especially to BO2.


MacArthur2013-11-10 17:33:46
I didn't Think it did.

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-11-07 14:23:06
Who did David work with from RCP (Meaning what main guy Zimmer, Powell, Gregson-Williams...etc)


trent easton navarro2013-11-07 15:03:19
Looking at his credits, he seems to have mostly worked with HG-W


Anonymous2013-11-07 16:39:22
David has been working with HG-W for years and has written many great tracks for films HG-W scored.

TheARMusicGroup reply Replies: 9 || 2013-11-05 19:31:54
Does anybody know where they would release this? The only website that I found that had it available to purchase said that it was only available in the UK.

Also, what are your thoughts on Infinity Ward following Hans Zimmer and Brian Tyler with David Buckley? Personally, I am livid. However, it is still a Call of Duty soundtrack.


MacArthur2013-11-05 19:45:07
iTunes


theeaglesfan0052013-11-05 21:13:26
iTunes


Edmund Meinerts2013-11-05 23:10:32
iTunes

(Am I doing it right?)


Mike2013-11-06 01:45:47
"...what are your thoughts on Infinity Ward following Hans Zimmer and Brian Tyler with David Buckley?"

Why no mention of the excellent, tension filled COD4 score by Stephen Barton and Harry Gregson Williams? ;)


MacArthur2013-11-06 04:35:38
I would comment on that Mike but the thing is it never was released.


MacArthur2013-11-06 16:33:13
@ Mike, who would you want them to follow with.


Mike2013-11-06 17:25:38
I don't have a "who", exactly, but I absolutely loved the tone of Call of Duty 4's score. It was serious, dark, and full of tension. The score was very reflective of the game itself, trying to create a realistic, no-nonsense experience that paints the picture of modern war as it is, with no impossible action scenes or "bad ass" slo mo kills (as opposed to the CoD games from Black Ops onwards :P). CoD4 didn't have an uplifting, heroic Transformers-style theme like Tyler's MW3 score, nor a "The Rock"-style theme like the one Zimmer wrote for MW2. I know it's not gonna happen, but I'd love to have a score like CoD4's again. One that treats CoD like a war game, not an action film.

But then, CoD doesn't treat itself like a war game anymore, really. The reason the CoD scores now sound like action film scores is because the CoD games treat you like Ethan Hunt or Jason Bourne, not a soldier. lol.


MacArthur2013-11-06 20:47:06
Agreed you tend to be a spec force I kinda hope that they go back to WW2 scenario MW2 was good because you were more of a solider. But hearing David's score I like it


MacArthur2013-11-06 22:17:04
My bad They* tend to be more Spec forces.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 8 || 2013-11-03 10:51:07
Thanks to Ado for pointing this out ! ;)


Evenstar2013-11-03 10:53:22
Wow, finally we know who composed it. David Buckley did some nice work in the past. Thanks!


al bundy2013-11-03 10:58:35
When will this be released? I can't find anything on Amazon or iTunes.


Hybrid Soldier2013-11-03 11:09:26
In 2 days !


eXe2013-11-03 11:28:39
Samples 7digital.com/artist/david-buckley/release/call-of-duty-ghost s


MacArthur2013-11-03 16:34:28
I thought It was going to be an RCP guy.

Excited


Mike2013-11-03 18:17:47
"Computer Hack" is striking similar to "Shanghai Infiltration" from Splinter Cell: Double Agent.


Mike2013-11-03 18:18:16
strikingly*


Manulder2013-11-06 19:06:10
why the soundtrack is avaible on amazon.com and not on amazon.fr ?

MacArthur reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-06 16:33:54
Sounds Good

Legends never die is Awesome.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2013-11-03 18:43:46
why are there no pages on this site for geoff zanelli's nintendo ds call of duty scores? he did mw: mobilized, black ops, and mw3: defiance.

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