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@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. Don’t 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.hans should win the oscar for best sound effects and not for the best music/score. just as a statement.And it's also unfair to use Balfe to criticize Powell. He started working on American projects in 2005 with Batman Begins, and only after 2010 did he receive individual projects. Is it accurate to compare someone who entered the party at the last minute with two others who are in it for 20 (Powell) and 30 (Zimmer)?<br><br>I'm in a hurry and I put everything into a translator. Forgive the many mistakes.<br> <br><br><br>Composers do not need to worry about the attention, acceptance of the public of the same or the same intensity as pop music artists do. There's no need to do that. Occasionally some name draws attention to the public and causes many people to be in the genre, Williams and Zimmer are the main examples that I can bring the table. However it is not because Williams or Zimmer are extremely popular and perhaps worry about the material they are offering to the public who adores them that all the composers of the world need to do equal. Most of these men and women even enxeega as "celebrity". They are more like artisans or the rest of the crew of a film that occupies with the lights, effects and costumes and that will never have the same response from the public as the main actor. And they don't even expect it. So I think it's foolish to wait for Powell to occupy himself in 2,3 movies a year to please a fanbase.<br><br>I'll agree with you when it says it's deplorable to see CPR composers who talk so much about building a single voice and giving emerging talent the opportunity to use so many additional composers (many of them with a possible promise that in the future they will work with Zimmer and thus have the opportunity to show his face in Hollywood.The sense is almost always these.You start with a secondary composer, he arrives at Zimmer and gains some kind of notoriety). But Powell is not the only one who does this. So he should not be the only one criticized.Well...it's a film score. It has no obligation to provide a pleasant or enjoyable listening experience, and for an award like this that doesn't really come into consideration. So if it works in the film, it did its job and that's all that matters.<br><br>For me personally, as someone who cares about music first and films second, a score like Dunkirk has little value. A few years ago I probably would have been pretty mad about this score winning awards and acclaim (you should have seen how salty I got when The Social Network beat out HTTYD), but these days... *shrug*. I know what I like, Dunkirk isn't it, and that's fine. It wasn't written for me. Do I wish Hans still wrote the kind of music I like? Of course. But he gets to make his own choices as an artist, just as I get to choose what to listen to as a fan.
The score is already on itunes.This score... so many mixed emotions. Does it work for the film? Heck yeah. Does it improve the film? So much so. Did Hans do what he set out to do? Totally. Is it an award winning masterpiece? Um, not so fast.<br><br>Dunkirk, while super effective within the context of the film (I wouldn’t change a thing about it), I must admit, it doesn’t have nearly the same effect as a stand-alone listen. It’s literally the same textures and notes over and over again, just slightly rising and falling in pitch and tempo. Does that make it “award” worthy? I’m not sure. If based solely on the film, you betcha. If based purely on the music itself, I don’t think so. That’s where Interstellar succeeds so far and away over Dunkirk. As a pure listening experience, Interstellar is interesting, multi-layered and emotional. Whereas Dunkirk is just flat, void of any sort of feeling or “actual” music (again, works IN the film). It’s glorified sound FX (save for the end, which, no doubt, is in large part to Ben).<br><br>Hmm... I’ve never had a score tear me apart more than this one. I both love it and hate it. Maybe it did it’s job... lol.<br><br>Excuse me while I go listen to No Time for Caution yet again.I think most of us agree that he should've won for Interstellar but I think Dunkirk deserves it too. The work Hans and the music department did on this movie is just incredible. Must've been a lot of hard work. <br>An award is an award, Hans' 2nd Oscar is long overdue so I'd be glad to see him win. But it would be weird to see him win for THAT score, after all the greatnesses of the past 20 years. Same thing with Morricone who won his only Oscar for his very light and insignificant work on Hateful Eight. Good for the man, good for the fans, but doesn't really make sense. But have Oscars ever made sense? :-phaha hybrid :D made my day
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Tom Holkenborg (Junkie XL)Aljoscha ChristenhußNick Glennie-SmithAlan Meyerson
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Deadpool
Label: Milan Records
Length: 66'09 (Score: 45'07)
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  1. Angel Of The Morning - Juice Newton (4:12)
  2. Maximum Effort (2:08)
    Tom Holkenborg
  3. Small Disruption (1:12)
    Tom Holkenborg, Aljoscha Christenhuß
  4. Shoop - Salt-N-Peppa (4:08)
  5. Twelve Bullets (2:50)
    Tom Holkenborg
  6. Man In A Red Suit (2:20)
    Tom Holkenborg
  7. Liam Neeson Nightmares (1:56)
    Tom Holkenborg
  8. Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka (2:37)
  9. The Punch Bowl (5:55)
    Tom Holkenborg
  10. Back To Life (2:12)
    Tom Holkenborg
  11. Every Time I See Her (0:54)
    Tom Holkenborg
  12. Deadpool Rap - Teamheadkick (3:25)
  13. Easy Angel (2:31)
    Tom Holkenborg
  14. Scrap Yard (1:02)
    Tom Holkenborg
  15. This Place Looks Sanitary (6:50)
    Tom Holkenborg
  16. Watership Down (4:10)
    Tom Holkenborg, Aljoscha Christenhuß
  17. X Gon' Give It To Ya - DMX (3:37)
  18. Going Commando (3:45)
    Tom Holkenborg
  19. Let's Try To Kill Each Other (1:00)
    Tom Holkenborg, Aljoscha Christenhuß
  20. Stupider When You Say It (2:24)
    Tom Holkenborg
  21. Four Or Five Moments (0:54)
    Tom Holkenborg, Aljoscha Christenhuß
  22. A Face I Would Sit On (3:07)
    Tom Holkenborg
  23. Careless Whisper - WHAM! (5:02)
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Carter reply Replies: 0 || 2017-10-13 03:55:12
Does anyone know what the name of the synth is in the first 30 secs. of "Punch Bowl"?

Saurabh reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-04 04:14:35
Don't remember anything from this one. Sounded like a hot mess. Whoever tackles the next one hopefully gives it some form of musical coherence.

Joshua reply Replies: 0 || 2016-11-03 23:12:33
Ah man, Tom is now out of Deadpool 2. He wont do it without Miller. That sucks.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2016-06-12 10:55:41
Little "who did what", on the other tracks from the second album too...

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 5 || 2016-05-08 13:58:42
If someone wants a chronological order (with the few added cues) :

SAME MISTAKES
MAXIMUM EFFORT
SMALL DISRUPTION
TWELVE BULLETS
MAN IN A RED SUIT
LIAM NEESON NIGHTMARES
FEAR THE T-REX
THIS PLACE LOOKS SANITARY
THE PUNCH BOWL
BACK TO LIFE
BECAUSE I WANT TO
EVERY TIME I SEE HER
EASY ANGEL
SCRAP YARD
WATERSHIP DOWN
GOING COMMANDO
LET’S TRY NOT TO KILL EACH OTHER
STUPIDER WHEN YOU SAY IT
FOUR OR FIVE MOMENTS
A FACE I WOULD SIT ON


Medigo2016-05-08 17:26:16
Imn not even sure why they bothered with just the three extra score tracks, when they are so filler

might as well give us the rest then


theeaglesfan0052016-05-15 02:06:00
What's the film order with the VA songs that were actually used in the film?


theeaglesfan0052016-05-15 02:07:36
also pretty sure Small Disruption goes before Maximum Effort


Medigo2016-05-15 20:08:17
Nope, goes after

Angel Of The Morning - Juice Newton
Same Mistakes
Shoop - Salt-N-Peppa
Maximum Effort
Small Disruption
Twelve Bullets
Calendar Girl - Neil Sedaka
Man In A Red Suit
Liam Neeson Nightmares
Fear the T-rex
This Place Looks Sanitary Part 1
Mr. Sandman – The Chordettes
This Place Looks Sanitary Part 2
The Punch Bowl
Back To Life
Deadpool Rap - Teamheadkick
Nice to see you Jared
Because I Want To
Every Time I See Her
Easy Angel
Scrap Yard
X Gon' Give It To Ya - DMX
Watership Down
Going Commando
You’re The Inspiration – Chicago
Let's Try To Kill Each Other
Stupider When You Say It
Four Or Five Moments
A Face I Would Sit On
Careless Whisper - WHAM


Medigo2016-05-15 20:09:45
whoops left in a dummy title for one of the unreleased tracks (The Jared one)
but you get the drift

jjluffy reply Replies: 2 || 2016-04-10 00:47:37
A second CD will release on May: More Music from Deadpool:

1. Merc With A Mouth – Teamheadkick
2. Fear The T-Rex
3. Because I Want To
4. Mr. Sandman – The Chordettes
5. Same Mistakes
6. The Boys Are Back
7. Maximum Effort (Remix by Night Club)
8. Twelve Bullets (Remix by El Huervo)
9. You’re The Inspiration – Chicago
10. Deadpool Rap (Brown Pants EDM Mix)
11. Twelve Bullets (Remix by Kreng)
12. Deadpool Rap (Acoustic Version)


Edmund Meinerts2016-04-10 07:06:52
The expansion we've all been waiting desperately for!


Ds2016-04-10 15:41:29
Lol as if the initial CD wasn't boring enough.

Holkenborg should have pushed for a release of his Point Break score instead, which was more of the same but at least fun to listen at!

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 0 || 2016-02-18 23:34:16
The CD is coming out in March 4th 2016?

Laurens reply Replies: 2 || 2016-02-12 14:02:44
Okay it's been a few days and the score should be out in America too now, right? I saw the movie yesterday and I have to say that it is a very, very good movie. But... I have the tendency to say that if I had not listened to the score before I saw the movie, I would not have noticed the music that much. I mean, the non-score songs play very noticeable, but Junkies (action) cues are very fast paced due to the way the movie is edited. And while this fast-pacing works very well for the storytelling (lots of flashbacks and "wait, let's pause this for a minute"-moments), the music kind of suffers from this. I noticed this in the soundtrack, too... It just feels like the score can't get going. Every time the drums and synths kick in, it's over very quickly. That's such a shame because when you hear Junkies awesome cues, you don't want them to stop. And then, obviously, there is the underscore, which is, well, underscore... It sounds fine in the movie but you probably won't remember any of it.
It would've been nice if there was a Deadpool-suite or something, because Junkie created some very nice themes for the character, but it feels like they can't express fully due to the movies tempo.


Ds2016-02-12 23:50:03
I had pretty much the same impression. It's not bad but it's not a satisfying listening experience.


meta2016-02-13 02:46:29
"Deadpoople"

Since the adverts thats all I keep hearing when I hear Deadpool....

Pity the score meanders...

JR reply Replies: 2 || 2016-02-07 16:12:33
This is a one star score... So disappointing :(


Laurens2016-02-07 23:44:04
Yeah well I just got through my first listen and I am kind of disappointed too... I feel like Maximum Effort and Twelve Bullets are the main two stand-out action tracks, but they're on the very short side and did not blow me away like Blood Bag, Brothers in Arms, Chapter Doof, The Bog, go on and on... Maybe Man in a Red Suit can be up there too, but honestly I did not hear a lot of memorable tracks first time round... Might change obviously, just my initial reaction. However, I would have preferred to have a lot more music from Junkie and less Tarantino-like 'soundtrack'. I mean, I don't know how the existing songs play out in the film as I haven't seen it yet, but I could have done without some of those songs. And I don't know if it's my headophones (I hope not :) ) but it sounds like the album is mastered too loud so sometimes there is clearly some distortion/clipping going on. Could be intentional but it kind of starts to bother me. I'm going to try some other sound systems to verify this.


mpolonest1232016-02-08 01:49:42
Have to agree with you here. The action music, for the most part, is pretty fun when Junkie lets loose with the electronics (Maximum Effort, Twelve Bullets, Watership Down). I'll even say there are some genuinely pretty moments scattered throughout (Liam Neeson Nightmares, Face I would Sit On).

Unfortunately the biggest downfall of this soundtrack is a lot of the underscore. Junkie's strength definitely lies in his themes, but utilizing them is definitely not his strong suit. I would say half of the music functions well, while the rest kinda falls flat. And the biggest problem; the drums. The 80's style synth works amazing but is overshadowed by the Mad Max drums and strings.

Imo, JXL needs to leave his comfort zone and write for dramatic films. His string writing is some of the best out there, and his action music works when he doesn't fall into the same routine drums and pounding.

Laurens reply Replies: 0 || 2016-02-05 09:05:20
Oh wow it's here already (iTunes Netherlands at least...)? I thought this would come out next week... Don't know what made me think that...

Micah reply Replies: 1 || 2016-02-01 20:13:20
While I despise Deadpool and the upcoming movie, the track that was released today is bonkers. I may have to get this soundtrack anyway.


Robert2016-02-02 00:09:30
Just listened to Twelve Bullets and it is indeed absolutely insane. I'm getting this soundtrack for sure.

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 12 || 2016-01-24 02:16:55
I wonder what sound Junkie is going to come up with for this. I'm hoping for something completely off the wall and unconventional.


Edmund Meinerts2016-01-24 10:52:50
Me too, although I'm not sure Junkie has that in him sadly...Mad Max called for that too, and what we got in the end was a pretty standard combination of MoS percussion, strings, electronica and electric guitar.


Hybrid Soldier2016-01-24 11:10:45
The funny thing is, it'll be out before Bat V Sup but was written after... :D


Zimson2016-01-24 11:58:34
Junkie has some serious talent for action scoring. Brothers in arms was easily last year's most intense track. He is besides Hans the only one who can pull sth like that off so far.


mpolonest1232016-01-24 15:14:56
It seems like it's the producers/directors who tend to keep asking for the same type of action drum music that he turns out.

Junkie has proven that he can write stirring string music, unfortunately his use of electronics always tends to fall short. Here's hoping that this and BvS can change that around.


Frank2016-01-25 02:16:17
He mentioned Deadpool in Fans of Film Music gathering and said he pushed very "left" for this one. So I guess this will be a very different score


mpolonest1232016-01-26 02:32:36
https://soundcloud.com/milanrecords/tom-holkenborg-aka-junki e-xl-maximum-effort/s-kdDV2

This is pretty cool imo, I like the little "Beat It" motif.


mpolonest1232016-01-26 02:59:38
For some reason it reminds me of Chappie lol


ggctuk2016-01-27 19:30:50
Having never seen Chappie or heard the soundtrack, I would say it would easily fit in "The Matrix: Path of Neo". Kind of reminds me of "The Key". I liked those pieces so it's nice to hear something that reminds me of it.

On that topic, was Junkie XL with RCP when he wrote for Path of Neo?


...2016-01-28 00:59:09
Damn... I don't like this. I wish Tom would step away from the pop music/edm genre. His work for Black Mass, Mad Max and even divergent (which has pop elements) was amazing. I shouldn't judge the score by this sample but this doesn't do it for me... Let's hope he delivers a great batman theme:)


Ds2016-01-28 08:25:51
Since most of his career has been precisely in the electronic genre, I guess it's normal some directors hire him because they want an electronic score :-p


Edmund Meinerts2016-01-29 00:22:15
I can't say I really loved it or that it's the sort of thing I'll listen to a lot, but I will say that this sort of music feels like a much more natural fit for Junkie than that Man of Steel/Mad Max modern action music stale percussion drumming hell that we've heard from him so many times already. This allows his more colorful electronica side to come to the forefront and the textures are much more interesting than just BAM BAM BAM BAM BAM BA-BA-BA-BA BAM BAM BAM BAM.


Ds2016-01-29 02:53:35
+1 Edmund

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2016-01-26 03:08:31
Ummm I hear Michael Jackson's "Beat It" lol


Everan2016-01-27 04:25:53
Holy chimichangas, that beat is amazing!!

Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 0 || 2016-01-10 21:21:41
Epic cover!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2016-01-09 22:53:00
New Junkie !

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