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man, i think i haven't listened to "A Dark Knight" deep enough. so many things i picked up from listening to it recently. oh by the way, it's Dunkirk that's making me go back and listen to the old scores.One of the most beautiful choral pieces of the 21st C. Mr. Zimmer please make this original London recording available in a cd (320kbps) or a lostless version to be able to enjoy its full beauty. The version on YouTube is just muddy cruddy. And the version on the Prague cd is not a chorus of this caliber. Plz plz plz! Gratefully, Philip...why is Eric Whitacre's credit being omitted?Music is royal and grand and the show is very good. Looking forward to more seasonsGreat score! Lots of fun.
Your Majesty is addictive and could listen to this also day long.Was Theme is last year ?Now, what do you thinnk anout the score?<br><br>There are two things that made me underappreciate the score: first these full credits (upset that perhaps a good track might havenot been written by POwell himself) and the fact that Powell will score Han Solo (expectation that this might be a trial score)<br><br>But,<br><br>"Madrid Finale" is clearly 5 star track, and so many nods to classical era of film score.<br><br>There are 4 themes that i can gather:<br>Ferdinand theme <br>Flower Theme<br>"Caring" theme<br>and "bad guy" theme<br>and all of them are good ( not as powerful as HTTYD though)<br><br>But, i find some action writing to be quite generic ( Anthony B Willis is to blame i guess)<br><br>Suffice to say that this is already a 4 star score because this is as subtle as you can get from hyperactive Powell's animation scoresThis score is BRILLIANT.Just started watching this season and the music is spot on especially the Princess Margaret episode. Gregson-Williams and Balfe have create a great score to this season.more intamint and emotional than before@Bob<br><br>Thank you for the enlightment, I will consider opening my wrists for misconduct in the next few days, thank you very much... :o<br><br><br><br>Ok seriously though, you guys should know that if there's one guy that could not care less about awards... it's Hans... :)
I am really enjoying his season of the Crown.a big balfe influence in this season with hints of Churchil and Genius I think. Really excellent music/ it's me@ds "Ramin is also doing a lot of projects but is far, far behind in terms of styles and creativity."<br> <br>I think the same for Jablonsky, Zanelli, XL, Jackman and Mancina.@macejko<br><br>"All the time he acts like the hottest shit in town, refusing to score basically everything they offer him"<br><br>You said in another comment that you never read an interview with Powell, so not reason you take that kind of conclusion of your character.<br><br>"The man hides in a cave, doesn't evolve at all and for some mysterious reason he is still revered like a second coming of Jesus Christ."<br>Powell is a clearly talented composer. He suffered criticism at the beginning of his career by sounding like Zimmer, but soon showed substance. And much more than that created an identifiable style, which today is reference to other scores of modern animations (which may be good or bad to depend on of the point of view).<br>Today he is an established composer and it is common for these composers to move away for a few years or even close their careers without many explanations for the public. In recent years we watched the estrangement of Silvestri, Horner, Williams and in the past we saw Faltemeyer, Bill Conti and Brad Fiedel drop their careers when they were at the top of the game.<br><br>" Say anything you will about Lorne Balfe, but at least he is working his ass off and slowly getting better and better"<br><br>As they said in another comment, you're compared to newbies and veterans. Balfe's having the opportunity of his life now. Take it or leave it. There's no choice. Powell, as well as Zimmer others, on the other hand, is a "senior member" of the club. He can afford to go away for a few years to resolve comprehensible personal problems without affecting the hard work he has developed in the last 20 years. Will Balfe continue to be so creative in 10 or 15 years?<br><br>@ds<br><br>"<br>Powell has nothing to prove, he has already mastered all genres"<br><br>That's funny, but it's fair. Powell Is a good composer. Not the best, far from it. Your style really narrows your work down, but we can say that from all the composers out there. So it's not a problem.The problem is he wants to limit his work to animations and fantasy.because he abhors gratuitous violence.<br><br>@george<br><br>". Although, I hate to say it, we could say the same for Zimmer in my opinion"<br><br>Zimmer's at the end of his career. All the other composers when they arrived at 60 years (with the exception of JNH, Goldsmith and Morricone) reduced the amount of projects per year and went on to choose their work best. It's a natural way.Over the years, it tends to get worse with one exception here and there. Don't keep expectations like he's in his prime<br><br>"he has "nothing more to prove", he is creatively dead."<br><br><br>Powell will work with a little more frequently in the coming years (or not) that only depends on his ambitions. However, frankly, he's never going to do three again. 4.5. 6 projects in a year. It takes a lot of motivation for that.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Just listened to the whole thing, kind of a let down. Nothing interessting except for some action moments. Donít even recall hearing some sort of theme. Overall it was like listening to Cars 4: Spanish World Cup.
I have already listened to The Jumanji Overture and I must say it sounds really great. Let's see how the rest of the score sounds.Tracklist with track duration:<br>01. The Jumanji Overture (03:20)<br>02. Digging Up The Past (01:43)<br>03. Brantfort High (01:09)<br>04. Into The Jungle (01:23)<br>05. Out of Character (02:31)<br>06. The Legend of the Jewel (02:23)<br>07. The Adventure Begins (01:40)<br>08. Special Abilities (01:16)<br>09. The Bikers (03:44)<br>10. Van Pelt (01:00)<br>11. A Test Of Friendship (01:22)<br>12. The Bazaar (01:16)<br>13. Snake Charmer (03:41)<br>14. The Power of Bravestone (01:04)<br>15. Seaplane McDonough (02:17)<br>16. The Missing Piece (01:46)<br>17. Lost In Time (01:18)<br>18. Flirting With Danger (01:36)<br>19. Albino Rhinos (03:44)<br>20. Retrieving the Emerald (01:54)<br>21. Out of Lives (01:49)<br>22. First Kiss (01:22)<br>23. The Jaguars (03:03)<br>24. Ring of Fire (02:07)<br>25. Begin The Climb (01:56)<br>26. Call Out Its Name (02:23)<br>27. leaving Jumanji (03:03)<br>28. An Older Friend (02:40)<br>29. Back To School (01:53)@ds the same for desplat's victory with Budapest Hotel.Maybe. I'd sure be happy for you lot ;) And I'd definitely rather see Powell attached to a project than, say, RGW, Junkie or Desplat. <br><br>That Solo movie is going to be a disaster, though.One more thing: if indeed the reason for Powell's semi-hiatus was to be with his family as much as possible, we may well see his activity increase again in coming years now that his wife has passed away and his son is close to graduating high school (I couldn't find an exact date of birth for him but I think he's 16 or 17). Him taking on a project as big and ambitious as Star Wars isn't exactly the sign of someone who wants to take it easy. It's too early to say yet though.
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Blackwood
Label: Lakeshore Records
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  1. Harry's Story (1:47)
  2. Exploring The Woods (2:08)
  3. Meeting Jack (1:24)
  4. First Night In Blackwood (3:19)
  5. A Masked Boy (2:28)
  6. Olivia Warner (3:13)
  7. I'll Rip Your Throat Out (2:06)
  8. Their Precious Hero (2:28)
  9. Paying A Visit (4:38)
  10. Worry (5:58)
  11. An Explanation (7:46)
  12. Four Chimes (9:15)
  13. Some Aren't Meant To Be Together (6:15)
  14. Cadenza (1:23)
  15. Blackwood (3:32)
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Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2017-06-14 23:43:50
Hybrid - do you have any news or actual tracks for Oats? The trailers look amazing

Micheal reply Replies: 0 || 2017-06-13 23:30:22
Detroit will be amazing with Lorne's score . Beyond Two Souls was one of the most amazing game soundtracks ever . The trailer for Detroit sound cool. Hybrid - is there a release date ?

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 9 || 2017-06-10 23:48:59
For everyone who is enjoying this insane flood of Lorne music; take a listen to both this score and Beyond Two Souls. Easily two of his best works, you can definitely hear Lorne's voice in them.


Emilio2017-06-11 18:07:45
Never heard of this sound track before but thank you for recommending it . Sounds very interstellar but then I see it was before intersteller ! Thank you for sharing


MichaeThomas2017-06-11 18:26:09
Never heard of this film ? Just bought the soundtrack now after listen to the examples .very very enjoyable . Balfe is becoming my favorite composer from Remote since John Powell


PetersMorg2017-06-11 19:22:50
I can not seem to find the film on line ? The music is great. Balfe is amazing this year


mpolonest1232017-06-11 19:58:46
Glad you guys enjoy it! :-) The film is online, you just have to search for it.

The funny thing about Lorne is that he is one of the only composers who can make a fake orchestra sound just as good as a real one. His "Beckett" demo from AWE, for example, is insanely good and shows a true talent for writing for writing engaging, muscular action music.


JarMun2017-06-11 22:03:11
Agreed . Beckett sounded amazing.i prefer his smaller projects. Lorne's music is intamit and special


Rigby2017-06-11 22:58:38
Another great score of Lorne Balfe is AC3. The Father and Son cue is so emotional and powerful, and the main theme itself is killer!!!


Dan2017-06-12 13:36:51
This music is great . I hadn't even heard of the film before now so thank you for the suggestion


Anonymous2017-06-13 10:35:49
i think the Detroit Become Human - E3 2017 Trailer has Lorne Balfe his music as well. Sounds like his sound


Lussy2017-06-13 17:30:38
Trailer defiantly sounds like Balfe . The trailer last year they released for Detroit had his music and he was talking about it in twitter . Hard to be Beyond Two Souls. His music was unbelievable

Leo reply Replies: 1 || 2015-06-02 13:49:51
The music sounds as if it was performed by an actual orchestra. Was it really? It shows no credits about it, only for the solo Violin and Cello o:


Hybrid Soldier2015-06-02 16:54:09
Nope it was not !

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 3 || 2015-03-26 08:39:06
This score will be released by Lakeshore soon... Love it, one of my favorite Lornes... :)


Blooshy2015-03-26 16:49:58
That's a definitive good new ;). More and more Balfe!


Felix2015-03-28 13:23:02
Yes, more Balfe, I love his music so much!


Hybrid Soldier2015-04-20 21:57:10
Yep... One more Lorne ! Well that one's quite "old"... But one more ! lol

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