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The FYC score was complete. And it's out since november last yearIs there a complete score out there? If not, don't be surprised there's nothing here yet. Sometimes it takes years before a complete score listing pops on this site.Why no listing here for the complete score?Because they didn't work direcly in this score, but their material from the previous one was reused.Does anyone know why some of the composer names are in brackets? Thanks!
thanks4:05 of "STEALTH" some of the best soulful action music I've heard from a Zimmer score. I wonder who wrote that particular section. This the type of stuff I would play trying to rush a pregnant woman to the hospitalIn case he's visiting this site, I wanna say 'Thank You' to Ashton Gleckman who does the 'Behind the Score' episodes on YouTube. I loved the 1-hour episode for the Transformers scores and I actually learned a lot. Very educational. I found the video by accident and now I plan on watching his other videos as well.<br><br>Job well done, my friend.@Hybrid <br>You don't add anymore Trevor Morris things ?Probably for chronological purposes<br>even though the movie uses a shortened version of Romanian Wind at that time
i saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene.<br>===============================<br><br><br>I agree. <br><br>And I think at the end of the day the movie itself is not the type of movie that could win people over with its score. No matter how successful and popular it is and no matter how good the score is. I Am Number 4 was part of the YA craze that took over Hollywood a few years back (we all know how people feel about those movies), and even the most successful YA movies (like Twilight) are not exactly known for their scores.<br><br>People - even film critics who are supposed to talk about all aspects of the movie - were too busy talking about half-naked characters and Kristen Stewart's acting..... and completely ignoring the good work done by Alexandre Desplat.<br><br>It was pretty much the same with I Am Number Four...<br><br>It's not that Trevor created a "bad" score, it's simply a case of a nice, little score that went under the radar. No one bothered to talk about it..... Just like his score for Torque, which as far as I'm concerned is one of his best scores.I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.<br>===========================<br><br><br>I totally get what you're saying. I also get kinda frustrated when a "big" track overshadows an entire score. The best recent examples are IMO the Transformers scores. I don't blame folks for gravitating towards the epic sound and the power anthems, but A LOT of subtle, equally great tracks end up getting completely ignored. And just like you, they're usually my favorite tracks. <br><br>But why most people don't think like us?<br><br>The reason I think is because those "big tracks" are presented - most of the time - during the most memorable moments in those movies. They immediately get people's attention. They're stuck in their mind along with those iconic images. And I think by nature, people are more attracted to the big and "in your face". For most casual listeners the more subtle tracks work in the context of the movie and they absolutely do notice them while watching the actual film. But unlike you and I they don't feel the need to listen to them separately. They're too busy paying attention to the "big track". That goes even for some score fans.<br><br>While tracks like the Star War theme, the Indy theme, the Transformers theme, the Gladiator theme, the Godfather theme, the Armageddon theme, the Pirates theme, the Lord of the Rings theme are so big, melodic abd easily digestable that folks simply can't resist them. And when there are vocals involved as well (like Gladiator) it's even better, because people treat it as a full-blown song. An emotional song that they can listen to over and over again.<br><br>The subtle tracks simply can't win against that. Sadly....<br><br>By the way, speaking of The Island, My Name is Lincoln (as much as I like it) is not my favorite track of the score. The more subtle opening track (The Island Awaits You) and especially the Lima One Alpha theme are my personal favorite tracks. Of course, they're nowhere near My Name is Lincoln, in terms of popularity.<br>Why is Romanian Wind not sequenced after Case Re-Opened? Is not the former 7M48 and the latter 7M47?Yeah that is true, can’t argue there lol<br><br>And is it me or does “Calypso Must Be Released” sound like Black Hawk Down?To be fair there is a lot of King Arthur in At World's End too. Just the general feeling you get from the action tracks in both scores is virtually identical. Hell, one of the main themes from King Arthur even appears when Bootstrap Bill remembers that Will is his son.
@MrTweedy<br>That’s totally fine, everyone has their own favorite HZ scores, which is awesome!<br><br>It’s funny though, I feel like DMC is far more schizophrenic than AWE. Now don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love DMC. It’s the score that got me into Hans Zimmer. But still, I feel like a major part of that score is note-for-note reprises of cues/themes from COTBP. Not to mention the temp tracking of King Arthur.<br><br>AWE always felt far more original to me, especially considering that the entire tone of the music shifts from the “rock’n’roll” sound of the first two to a more traditional score (at least by Hans Zimmer standards lol)@MrTweedy<br><br>Just curious, what scores do you considered to be Zimmer's best?The Pinnacle of Hans' career?<br>Although I really like this score, I don't agree. But hey, I know it's just a matter of opinion, okay? ;)<br><br>Of course it shows Hans strengths in almost every area (action, drama, romance, comedy...) but for me it's too much of a medley of previous works, without much personality.<br>It feels a bit like a palette with too many colors. From the action sequences borrowed from Drop Zone, to the Morricone inspirations for Jack's Sequences, to Gladiator's duduk that ended up there with no real reason, to a beautiful Love Theme that brings another new shape to the sonic identity... it's like the score sometimes goes schizophrenic.<br><br>Though each individual idea is really enjoyable to listen to, I think Hans has made scores that are much more cohesive and enjoyable as a whole!i also think it is an underrated score. especially the action music has a couple of nice touches. i saw the movie a couple of weeks ago again and the showdown in the school is very well shot and intense and trevors music is effective there. you can hear track 8 and 19 in that scene. a really good action scene. the emotional music is nothing ground breaking, but a lovely listen.Y'know, it's funny. The big names that always get the most attention in film music are often not my favorite tracks of the scores they represent. Now We Are Free, Arrival to Earth, Like A Dog Chasing Cars, Star Wars Main Theme, Indiana Jones Main Theme, Infinite White, One Day, Circle of Life, The Fellowship. Though they are the most well known, they're usually nowhere near the peak of quality of their scores. <br><br><br>I noticed this the most in Hans Zimmer's concerts (not World of Hans Zimmer mind you). The parts he played from The Dark Knight Trilogy in particular usually had the least substance. Just the bombastic tracks. The only choice I agreed with was Time from Inception. There was no Am I Not Merciful, A Watchful Guardian, Sunrise Over Pride Rock, none of that. <br><br><br>Even with Star Wars, the main theme and the Force theme are solid pieces of music, but neither come close to the beauty of Princess Leia's theme, or the wondrous Yoda theme. <br><br><br>Same with Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship Reunited, Very Old Friends, Gollum, and The Breaking of the Fellowship are much more substantial pieces than The Fellowship Theme alone in my opinion. <br><br><br>Can't say anything about My Name is Lincoln because I haven't finished The Island score yet, but yeah. I just find it odd how people gravitate to the triumphant or inspirational music first, rather than the more subtle, unique pieces.
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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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