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While John Powell is usually far more melodic and classical than your usual RCP composer, I don't see the Williams similarity. His music doesn't really sounds like Williams' scores. But I think he is perfect for Star Wars. I am much more excited about this than Giacchino's Rogue One.Yeah, this is the best RCP action score of the year so far. Much better than Balfe's efforts and Junkie's.@superultramega It’s funny you should say that about Rogue One because, even though I do like the themes, I will agree that it definitely is weaker than any Star Wars score and seems to lack the life Giacchino normally puts into his music.<br><br>Even weirder, his music for Jupiter Ascending (another big space opera) is far more aggressive and developed, and probably one of his best. It makes me wonder if the Star Wars team wanted the safe route....Ok, not restraint on drums, but I still don't really see how exactly his music for animated films comes even close to being an RC product. When I think of RC I think of the music for the Pirates movies, the early Bay and Bruckheimer films, etc. The work on Shrek, Antz, Ice Age, and How to Train Your Dragon is much closer to a traditional Williams score than any RC product. <br><br>Plus he's working on Star Wars so he's obviously going to try his damnedest to stick to that kind of music, and to avoid the Zimmer style. I just don't understand why you think Powell, of all people is going to be the one to dilute the Star Wars sound. <br><br>Hell, I think Giacchino's score for Rogue One was pretty much nothing more than an unmemorable, and bland version of Star Wars with very little going on besides broken down notes of the Star Wars theme playing and generic Williams copy. Just like Jurassic World. I don't know how Giacchino makes Williams' style bland but he finds a way. At least with Powell we'll get more style and memorability on top of a Williams imitation.Restraint on drums? <br><br>Have you listened to Green Zone? The Bourne movies? Hancock?<br><br>Cmon...Yeah he's not Zimmer, but this isn't a Williams product we are talking about. It's an RC product. This is what I am talking about.
People like Harry Gregson, Jablonsky and Zanelli, despite their melodic tendinsies, would be people chosen for going the Zimmer route. I think Jablonsky's is the closest to Star Wars but even then there's a ton of power themes, and Zimmer hallmarks that keep him away from this sort of style. <br><br>Powell is the last person I would associate with Zimmer. His techniques are very much in vain with the Williams-like composers, like Alexandre Desplat and Michael Giacchino. The complex underscore, the rapid notes, the restraint on drums, instrument variety, the jazz techniques, etc. He's the perfect RCP composer for the job.Of all RCP members, I think he is the one closest to Williams and Star Wars sound, so I think this score will be pure orchestral fun, like most of his scores usually are.<br><br>I cannot wait to listen to it!Well, I guess that is a matter of tastes and opinion, because for me scores like The Incredibles or Up, for saying some examples, are classics inside the animation field.<br><br>But is fine. We have our own preferences and that's okay.Me too! Very fun and « guilty pleasure » score<br>After listening to this one and Todo Mal, I think Andrew is a really versatile composer, both scores are really entertaining and yet have nothing to do with each otherI like this score, altough i think it will fly (get it) under the radar..<br>Hope Andrew continues making scores like this
IMO, though Powell was Hans'protegee 20 years ago, he always had his very own style. And this style evolved so much through these decades you can't really connect any more his mannerisms to those of people at RCP!You can't call Powell "the Zimmer route". He's written some of the densest, flashiest orchestral film music of the last 10+ years!And how is that a bad thing? :-p<br>John Powell is an excellent choice to have both a big sounding and fun RCP score, and an orchestral one which would fit with the previously established style.Cant say Im 100% invested.....<br><br>This will be the first Star Wars score to go the Zimmer route...Well maybe you guys are right, to be honest i never cared much about this composer. All i know is that i almost never noticed any kind of theme when watching movies scored by him, while usually I'm the kind of audience who pays attention to the music. It can be that his way of writing or orchestrating or mixing doesnt match with my own taste, that's a possibility. Anyway I still maintain that none of his scores or themes has become a "classic", despite the ridiculous amount of major blockbusters he had the chance to score so far...
home is very very soothing. (i sound like i have said it before lol) 
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<br>it’s the one cue i can listen to a zillion times and never get tired of. i hope upcoming movies will give Hans or whoever in remote control an opportunity to do similar cues. elisabeth in inferno is the closest but is so short.
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<br>i have mellowed. i love these mellow cues.John Powell stated on his Instagram that the album will have 19 tracks, and be over an hour!Its not a film, its an album. This was still during the days of Hans' involvement with 'The Buggles'.I don't think you have listened to the Star Trek scores properly. Giacchino has a main theme that he uses a lot, but also a theme for Spock, themes for the bad guys of each movie and even a theme for the city of Yorktown in the third movie.<br><br>Another great example of this is LOST, where almost all the characters had a theme that played through all the series and there were also themes for locations or even situations.<br><br>So I don't think Giacchino is out of the use of themes.I mean sure, but I can't think of many Giacchino scores that actually match that description. The Star Trek reboot scores for example, where he has a (pretty good) main theme that he plays the same way roughly sixteen thousand times over and over again. :p
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Hans ZimmerRupert Gregson-WilliamsLorne BalfeMax Aruj
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The Crown (TV Series - Season 1)
Label: Sony Classical
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  1. The Crown Main Title (1:24)
    Hans Zimmer, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  2. Duck Shoot (4:07)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  3. Sagana (4:32)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  4. Government (4:06)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  5. The Letter (7:56)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe
  6. Limerick (2:49)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  7. Edward Returns (2:02)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  8. Is This Together (5:59)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  9. Margaret And Townsend (3:13)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  10. The Anointing (5:13)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  11. Someone Remarkable (4:15)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  12. Where Does That Leave Me? (1:39)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  13. Margaret Calls Elizabeth (4:01)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  14. Bit Of Fluff (2:30)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  15. Dressing Down (3:09)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  16. Mary Is Dead (1:45)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  17. Mary And Edward (3:32)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  18. Chasing Margaret (1:27)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
  19. Head Of The Family (2:41)
    Rupert Gregson-Williams, Lorne Balfe, Tony Clarke, Evan Jolly
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Joshua reply Replies: 8 || 2018-01-22 18:56:16
Rup's is scoring Aquaman!


George2018-01-22 19:56:14
Source???? If true I'm pumped. No more of that Elfman crap lol


Joshua2018-01-22 20:20:39
Can't divulge the source. But it's happening.


George2018-01-22 20:31:14
Lol okay I trust you, its awesome how RGW has broken from the comedic scores and is getting some really good opportunities to create some pretty incredible music


Joshua2018-01-22 21:57:00
I completely agree!


olive2018-01-23 02:09:08
I hope he does a better job than in WW. I like the main theme, but I'm not much of a fan of the RGW score. The most striking moments of it are those in which it mentions King Arthur or The Last Samurai.


Miralsice2018-01-27 11:51:50
It would be great. But I can't believe it without any proofs or sources.


Joshua2018-03-07 21:48:04
@Miralsice it's official now.

h t t p://filmmusicreporter.com/2018/03/07/rupert-gregson-williams -to-score-james-wans-aquaman/


Miralsice2018-03-08 00:51:55
That's good.

Ian reply Replies: 3 || 2018-01-19 05:08:37
Jeez, I knew Lorne worked on this, and my assumption was that his contribution was fairly substantive, but I didn't realize he worked on every single cue (at least those on the OST). I'm not sure how I feel about that "Music by Rupert Gregson-Williams" credit now (I know it has everything to do with contracts, but I'm thinking about the principle / artistic integrity side).


Edmund Meinerts2018-01-19 10:21:06
I mean, Tony Clarke and Evan Jolly are on practically every single cue as well. My gut feeling is that these aren't fully accurate credits yet.


james (now james callahan)2018-01-20 02:01:35
This is one of those scores in which all composers receive credit for all cues even though they have not composed each note of music. This happens all the time in rcp (Kung Fu Panda, Batman v Superman, Megamind, BossBaby, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight).


james (now james callahan)2018-01-20 02:09:23
PS: the assumption that everything is Balfe is subjective. In the same way that you drew the conclusion that he is the composer of everything and the credit of RGW is doubtful, I could also say that Balfe did nothing and RGW did everything. Or that no one has done anything and almost everything
in the score is the result of the work of these additional composers.
The credits do not elucidate anything in this case.

Julian Briones III reply Replies: 0 || 2018-01-19 03:10:33
what song is season 1 episode 9 where churchill is being drawn by the artist ?

Felix reply Replies: 1 || 2017-11-22 13:41:08
@Hybrid any news on Season 2 soundtrack release?


Waymann2017-11-26 22:56:26
Season 2 soundtrack to be released on December 8th also CD.

Brad reply Replies: 0 || 2017-08-23 01:30:17
Does anyone know where you could find the variations on Duck Shoot, specifically the one during the King's death in Episode 2?

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2017-07-13 19:45:38
The score is nominated for an Emmy :)

Ahmad reply Replies: 1 || 2016-11-30 05:55:40
Does anyone else hear a hint of Arcade/Terraforming from Man Of Steel in Duck Shoot? The woodwind/flute starting 2:25 specifically. Really interesting.


Waymann2016-12-07 21:46:44
I heard that too!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-06 03:56:17
How much did Balfe do here?


Andrewmusic 2016-12-07 16:40:54
Sounds very Balfe to me ! Duck shoot ! All sounds very 13 Hours . Excellent score either way !

Kalman reply Replies: 1 || 2016-12-01 18:17:36
Does anyone know why this score is not available on CD at most sites? Even at amazon they say it ships in 2-3 weeks. At most of international amazon sites it is out of stock. At e-bay I could only find one copy. Other online stores either don't list it or it is out of stock too. I find it a bit strange considering it was released about two weeks ago by Sony which is not a small label.


kwm2016-12-03 20:47:39
Same question!

thearmusicgroup reply Replies: 3 || 2016-10-10 23:35:26
I am way more looking forward to Hans' smaller works and releases (like The Crown and Planet Earth) than his upcoming big ones like Inferno. I feel like there are two sides of him now, and the shows and films that are smaller do not pressure him to emulate that stupid generic Hollywood action sound. Stuff like this still reminds me of his older work.


fixed2016-10-11 00:01:15
You're right. Also, Hans's old co-work like here (Balfe & Rupert G-W) still better than CHAPPiE's


AndrewM2016-10-13 06:43:12
Didn't know Balfe was also doing this ? Any sample of the score yet ?


gretel2016-11-11 22:45:53
hans zimmer "time" (inception) is nearly the same as "duck shoot".
think he ra-arrange the whole OST.

Waymann reply Replies: 6 || 2016-11-04 22:10:49
Does anyone know the name of the tracks that you hear in episode 2 when King George dies and the scenes following this event ? Can't seem to find it on the score... It's a different variation on The Duck Shoot and Main theme. Sounds even more beautiful than the version on the album.


Vivien2016-11-07 10:27:53
Well, the answer is in your question, it's a variation of "Duck shoot".


Waymann2016-11-07 12:36:32
Too bad... I watched the whole series now and there is I belief more music that is not included in the official release.


Hybrid Soldier2016-11-07 19:15:28
lol series like that have like 4 to 6 hours written for them... OSTs are usually 1 hours...


Felix2016-11-07 20:01:07
@Hybrid

Somebody persons don't know it...lol

Do you know what Lorne did ok this here, at first it stands additional composer & now co-composer?!


Waymann2016-11-08 09:05:06
I do know this, but it's kind of frustrating when you hear good music in the series and they are not included in the soundtrack. Instead some boring uninteresting tracks are included. Of course these soundtrack albums need to be a good listening experience for the big crowd...


gretel2016-11-11 22:43:23
hans zimmer "time" (inception) is nearly the same as "duck shoot".
think he ra-arrange the whole OST.

peter reply Replies: 1 || 2016-10-10 15:49:57
yea, Premier Boxing Champions, A.D. The Bible Continues and expanded album of Saints & Strangers would be awesome


gretel2016-11-11 22:42:42
hans zimmer "time" (inception) is nearly the same as "duck shoot".
think he ra-arrange the whole OST.

Joshua reply Replies: 12 || 2016-11-01 20:24:24
Rupert scoring Wonder Women!!!!!!


Jim2016-11-01 21:00:46
Yeah? Where's source?


Joshua2016-11-01 21:35:11
Out of respect to my source's job I cant say. But its legit.


Anonymous2016-11-02 01:29:04
At least it's not Wonder Woman. Wonder Women is probably one of those lame knock-off movies that opens at the same time as a major blockbuster. Probably about a group of women who gain superpowers after a toxic accident...


Joshua2016-11-02 02:56:34
Whoops. Typo, my bad.


Everan2016-11-02 03:16:56
Oh God, I hope this is true! He can use Zimmer's theme and with the small excerpts of Hacksaw Ridge, he'll rock!


Diana2016-11-02 03:51:18
Calling bullshit on Joshua. "Out of respect". Mhm. Ok.


Paul2016-11-02 09:51:04
So... if this is true then Rupert is finally becoming recognised and in demand? That's really nice.


Everan2016-11-02 17:34:35
There's a new trailer tomorrow so maybe we'll get confirmation ing the trailer's credits.


Hybrid Soldier2016-11-03 18:08:32
Confirmed, RGW scores WW.


Everan2016-11-03 18:30:55
OH GOD YES!


Joshua2016-11-03 20:24:27
I'm just glad to see Rupert finally getting such big projects. He has always deserved better than shitty Adam Sandler movies.

@Diana You were saying? ;)


mpolonest123 2016-11-03 20:29:45
Cool! Can't wait to see what it sounds like...
(although I was kinda hoping for Tina Guo to compose)

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2016-10-25 20:19:57
Details !


Everan2016-10-25 20:54:18
The Letter better be great! Looking so forward to this and Hacksaw Ridge!

Ei18 reply Replies: 7 || 2016-10-13 16:00:38
This track sounds just like time/journey to the line. Did Hans actually work on this or is it just his name?


Mike2016-10-13 17:46:16
Same question...maybe they temped "Safe Now" and that's where the Hans part comes from... :P But he did very possibly do it anew, for all we know.


ei182016-10-13 22:15:07
Yea, my first thought was "Safe Now" when I listened to this.


Hybrid Soldier2016-10-13 22:16:01
Really guys ? To me it was more Tron Legacy... lol


MB2016-10-14 00:46:58
Yeah, for me it's like basic Tron:legacy theme. But with some interesting strings on background AND Thin red line/Time/safe now element.


Miguel2016-10-14 03:12:23
Where do you think Trin copied from ! The maestro obviously


ei182016-10-14 07:03:15
Did Hans work on the score? I remember when he was first announced, but I thought I saw recent promotional material with only Rupert's name on it.

Also it is for sure a mix of Safe Now and Tron. Melody is more Safe Now and the sound of it is more Tron. Not sure if that makes any sense.


Hybrid Soldier2016-10-14 10:30:53
Hans worked on it.

Mephariel reply Replies: 0 || 2016-10-14 08:13:53
I read that Zimmer only wrote the main theme.

peter reply Replies: 0 || 2016-10-10 15:49:58
yea, Premier Boxing Champions, A.D. The Bible Continues and expanded album of Saints & Strangers would be awesome

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 2 || 2016-10-10 00:39:10
Coming soon !


Dimitris Krommidas2016-10-10 01:28:03
Great! Thanks.


Mike2016-10-10 04:18:34
Great! Now if only Premier Boxing Champions would get some kind of release...love the theme for that one.

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