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...that response only made you look more suspicious, as it was so pre-programmed feeling.@AndrewP *Robocop voice* obey the law or get erased creepSo if I say I love the score and itís amazing then Iím a bot !!!!!!!!! What a rediculois theoryHi, I'm new to this site and a big fan of Zimmer. Blade Runner is definitely one of his best works (and don't forget Wallfisch). Anyways, I'm definitely anticipating Denis Villeneuve's upcoming Dune film and I wonder if he'll go to Zimmer to do the project. That would be awesome if that happened.This place is not exactly a democracy, if something is not of my liking I get rid of it. Plain & simple.
^^<br><br>For the sake of fairness, I think the admins should delete both the guys spamming the thread with whining, as well as the Balfe-bots spamming the thread with positivity while simultaneously denouncing "haters." (This does not apply to most people in the thread, but you know who I mean.)I created a suite of what I believe are the best cues on the album, and attempted to make some interesting variations with the cues themselves in terms of transitions and such. Tracks included are Fallout, The Exchange, Escape Through Paris, Stairs and Rooftops, Free Fall, and Mission: Accomplished. Feel free to check it out, it helps make the whole score feel more melodic in my opinion!<br><br>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCioYxbgNsqFhZ15onqcTlFA/vid eosBalfe haters will hate this !!!<br><br>But itís amazing . <br><br>Itís emotional then EPIC!<br><br>It can only be purchased at the Kynren site in Bishop Auckland, UK, during the show season. Google Kynren and hope to see you there soon! :) Hope this helps. Kind RegardsAgree with this 100%
People are on here shitting on Giacchino and Powell saying Rouge One has a better score or people saying Solo has a better score and Iím over here like yep still listening to the Star Wars Original Trilogy And Prequel Trilogy scores over here. But I think they both gave Williams Justice and did good.@HunterTech - because Cruise and the studio *really* wanted him back after Rogue Nation's success, despite the producers' initial plan for the franchise being to have each entry done by a different director. Hence, McQuarrie's condition that he'll be back as long as he does a completely different film.<br><br>And context is important because once you realise the *film itself* is heavily influenced by Nolan with a big dash of Fury Road-esque building action momentum, then the decision to have Balfe on board and the score to sound all Zimmer/RCP as opposed to more symphonic a-la Kraemer/Giacchino makes sense.So.......why not get a new director then? I admire his efforts in trying to attempt something different for every sequel, but he's eventually gonna get tired if he keeps coming back. Plus, there's been evidence that surfaced to suggest that there was a very specific reason in Kraemer not returning, which don't necessarily contradict what McQ is saying here.<br><br>Despite all this, I'm very excited for Fallout as a whole. I've been able to enjoy films with disappointing scores before (*cough*BR2049*cough*).Mephariel, fair enough. I see your point as well.<br><br>mpolonest123, I see your point.<br><br>But looking back at the MI2 score now, compared to some recent MV/RC stuff......it's just heads and tails above them. Again, that's just my opinion. There is a clear theme here, there is an actual structure. Not just some noisy sound effects thrown in the blender.
@HunterTech - McQ said at every opportunity that a condition of his coming back would be making MI Fallout as if a different director was doing it. Which is why he got a new DoP, new composer, new costume designer etcBecause that opinion is clearly wrong when Dunkirk came out in 2017.I can't agree with Genius: Picasso. I like the score, but it doesn't have enough direction. Just a lot of soundscaping. It is like the score is just there. <br><br>Balfe has this same problem with a lot of his scores.<br><br>I am so tire of people claiming Balfe has potential. It is like a basketball fan constantly claiming that Player X is two years away from being two years away. Every year people say Balfe is going to do something great. I am still waiting for this. That said, I haven't listened to MI:6 yet.Christopher Nolan of music? You serious? You compare Balfe with Nolan, one of the most talented directors of this generation? Nolan always does his own shit. He doesn't tempt scenes from other movies and recolor them and call them his. <br><br>Has Balfe written a great score that is truly his own yet? Maybe I just haven't heard it. <br><br>The only thing Balfe and Nolan has in common is that they are both white and they are both British.So I've finally decided to give this a listen today, and it was a lot of fun! The general quirkiness, source cues that actually benefit the score, and one of the best themes that I've heard from Zimmer in Moriarty certainly make this one a keeper. A lot of people barp on the OST, but it certainly made me interested to hear the music in a better form. I'll probably have to listen to it again before forming a definitive opinion, but as is, it managed to actually live up to the hype.
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Penguins Of Madagascar
Label: Relativity Music Group
Length: 52'56
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  1. The Penguins Of Madagascar (4:10)
  2. Antarctica (3:31)
  3. Demersus (2:53)
  4. Sclateri (3:25)
  5. Adeliae (3:31)
  6. Forsteri (2:52)
  7. Patagonicus (3:03)
  8. Magellanicus (1:24)
  9. Private's Theme (2:34)
  10. Robustus (3:36)
  11. Eudyptula Minor (1:35)
  12. Chrysolophus (2:52)
  13. Chrysocome (1:59)
  14. Antipodes (1:21)
  15. Schlegeli (2:46)
  16. Mendiculus (3:14)
  17. Papua (1:56)
  18. Humboldti (2:52)
  19. He Is Dave (feat. Antony Genn) (3:14)
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Matt reply Replies: 4 || 2015-03-20 12:16:03
Does anyone know if there will be a score release for Home? There's a measly 30 minute song album, which doesn't include any score cues.


Hybrid Soldier2015-03-20 12:39:57
There will be ! :)


Matt2015-03-20 13:32:09
Yes! Thanks Hybrid - I knew you'd know. I really enjoyed Penguins so I'm looking forward to it. You don't know when to expect it?


Hybrid Soldier2015-03-20 16:16:47
No dates yet, I asked a few days ago... But it's gonna be released soon. :)


Pablo Reyes2015-03-21 15:02:53
That's freaking awesome! A few days ago I asked Lorne and he said he wasn't sure. I guess we know now!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 7 || 2014-11-15 16:31:27
I added an extract if you wanna check... :)


Ds2014-11-15 16:39:00
Thanks Hybrid, have you heard the full thing?


Hybrid Soldier2014-11-15 16:42:29
Yes I have ! As you can see in the extract it's very orchestral. It uses Jim Dooley's "traditional" Penguins theme a few times. No other link with Madagascar. Sounds more Megamind to me than Madagascar actually... :)


Ds2014-11-15 17:28:53
Good, I like the Megamind score. But too bad there's no Madagascar theme, because it puts a big smile on my face every time I hear it :p

Especially since this freaking amazing performance in London, I couldn't believe it but this piece from Madagascar was incredible.


Hybrid Soldier2014-11-15 17:30:44
Yeah but it's the Madagascar theme, for those characters... Alex, Gloria, Marty & Melman are not here... Why would there be their theme ? It makes no sense... The Penguins had their own theme & style, which is used here... :)


Ds2014-11-15 17:48:40
I don't remember the penguins having their own theme in the Madagascar movies... which is where they belong, first of all! I thought the TV spin-off would not be connected to any movie, that's why I hoped kind of a connection with Madagascar :-)


Hybrid Soldier2014-11-15 17:49:54
Just listen Whacked Out Conspiracy from Mada 1... lol


badbu2014-11-25 20:34:33
So good! :)

MacarenoX popper reply Replies: 0 || 2014-11-14 17:26:18
good cover art

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 5 || 2014-11-02 20:17:25
This score will be released, the album is ready ! :)


Ds2014-11-02 21:04:44
Yeah, awesome! Do you know if Balfe reused the main theme from Madagascar, or started completely fresh?


Felix2014-11-02 21:20:33
It would be so cool :D


Radik2014-11-04 22:15:28
Great, first bigger solo Lorne's project :))


Mike2014-11-04 22:35:02
Ds, I can't imagine that he WOULDN'T reuse the theme from Madagascar, seeing as he's been involved with the other ones... ;)


Hybrid Soldier2014-11-04 22:51:23
I highly doubt that, it'll be all original I think...

MacarenoX reply Replies: 0 || 2014-11-04 16:48:55
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