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Me tooExcited!!!God’s gun theme reminds me of part of “River Mission” from Battlefield 2: Modern Combat OST. I think Lorne was an additional composer on that score aswell (excellent OST btw)God’s gun theme reminds me of part of “River Mission” from Battlefield 2: Modern Combat OST. I think Lorne was an additional composer on that score aswell (excellent OST btw)"It's good shit lieutenant" The principle is based on Thomas Newman's Bond.  "Take back what's ours" and "the truth" is Ad astra
honnestly, I do get why people refer to MW2, but to be honest, it's not the same.  With the amount of time I heard that score, I can say that it uses the same drums, and a pattern that is quite similar to the one used in MW2, but it is not a copy/paste.  It's no different to me than Junkie XL re-using the same pattern of drum in all of his recent scores since Mad Max.  When it comes from the same composer, I guess it's normal to have works that parts that similar from a score to another.  Just think of John Murphy who re-use his powerful theme from Sunshine in a lot of his scores (28 weeks later, kick-ass, etc).   <br><br>Actually I'm quite glad he re-used the themes from Mancina as that was, to me at least, a big miss for BB2 even though Rabin and Jablonsky did a great job.  It's like doing a James Bond movie without the Bond theme.  It might be good, but it miss the little something that gel everything together. ;)  I really like what Lorne did on this one.  Even though he re-used the theme, he made them his own, in a similar way he did with MI Fallout, while sometime paying homage to the original ones. ;)  My 2 cents.Not really familiar with either Mancina’s BB score or MW2, but I’m really enjoying this. It’s like an old-school MV score filtered through Lorne’s sound. The main tune (which I’m guessing is Mancina’s) is a lot of fun, particularly when paired with the choir. <br><br>And as for Ad Astra, the villain motif in “Take Back What’s Ours” sounds like it was directly lifted from the space scenes of that score.can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?I love the score. It is action packed and to the point.<br><br>I saw his orchestra clips as well but I wonder why he actually spends the money and effort for orchestra when the end product sounds (as usually) 100 percent sample library. All the dynamics of real players are gone in the final mix so why bother with orchestra at all...
I'm highly disappointed by the score... Lorne went the very easy way and recycled the MW2 score as well as the Mancina theme in almost every track. Like seriously... the only thing u here is MW2, Main Theme and lot of rustle-synth score. 1/10! No effort went in this score and I dont say that often.As for Ad Astra, unfortunately i can't hear anything from Ad Astra aswell :/ It's just MW2 mixed with Mancinas themes for me. And the cues from MW2, they aren't just drums, all the guitars, melodies, vibes, even the choir or the voices are included. The above mentioned cues from MW2 are not complete, there are plenty of them, but these will give you the idea of what we've mentioned. Again, i'm not mad, i'm happy that a wider audience can hear these cues, but then again, on MW2 they sounded better and fresher than on the BB3 score (i mean the quality of the recordings - you can hear the cues and instruments more directly. On the BB3 score it sounds like being in a bathroom hearing to the MW2 score). And as i said earlier, i would like to understand or know what Lorne thought about using all these cues. Time pressure? Unused opportunity for a wider audience? And then again that synth-sound even using a real orchestra :/@ Mr Tweedy:<br><br>MW2 has hundred of cues, which has all the special atmosphere and sound-effects, but try listen to these cues to understand what i and others mean:<br><br>- Guerilla Tactics <br>- Guerilla<br>- Contingency<br>- Breach<br>- Retreat and Reveille<br><br>Funny thing, play the cue "Guerilla Tactics" from MW2 and let Shazam try to find out what track that is. It shows me as "Lorne Balfe - We're Dangerous People" from BB3 :DI really like this score!<br>Sure he used Mancina's Theme, that's allright cool, I don't hear anything similar to Ad Astra....don't know why somebody compare this score with Ad Astra....<br>That MW2 sounds are very great, he don't copy himself, he just used the Drums, what's definitely be OK!!<br><br>I don't know why people always want to compare scores....Everybody use his own Temp Music sometimes, that's normal!Please could you give me the exact name of the track from MW2 that is used in BB3? I’d like to compare both!
I love Lorne´s music and all, but I am genuinely wondering, why they decided to re-use MW2 so much in the scoreas for the drums, yes, i would understand. but the orchestra? you're recording the strings from a real orchestra, so why the downgrade in sound-quality?Because that parts are sampled drums and there are no real?i don't know what to think about the use of mw2. i mean, i love his work for mw2, it's TOO good to be just a score for a game, a wider audience should hear this, so i'm kind of happy to hear some parts of it here. BUT somehow, it's kind of a lazy move just to copy that 1:1. some cues are untouched and some cues are layered with some themes of mancina. i would be interested to know what was he thinking while doing this? <br><br>i followed his video uploads on his social media channels, where he showed some snippets of the orchestra and i truly loved that. but while hearing at the score, i'm dissappointed to hear the quality as it sounds like synth. i mean that typically Balfe synth sound quality. if he uses truly orchestra, than it's a shame and pitty that it sounds like synths in the end. he needs a better recording or mixing or whatever to get rid of that synth-quality-design and having the true-orchestra feelingMancina's theme + Ad Astra + MW:2= Bad boys for Life.
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The Lego Batman Movie
Label: WaterTower Music
Length: 94'18 (Score: 60'08)
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CD 1 - SONGS
  1. Who's The (Bat)Man - Patrick Stump (3:03)
  2. Forever - DNCE (3:48)
  3. (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew (4:35)
  4. Invincible - Kirsten Arian (2:59)
  5. One - Harry Nilsson (2:22)
  6. Heroes (We Could Be) (Hard Rock Sofa & Skidka Remix) - Alesso Feat. Tove Lo (6:35)
  7. Man In The Mirror - Alex Aiono (2:23)
  8. Friends Are Family - Oh, Hush! Feat. Will Arnett & Jeff Lewis (3:49)
  9. I Found You - Fraser Murray & Lorne Balfe (3:34)
  10. Forever - Justin Tranter (3:49)
  11. Man In The Mirror - Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine (1:49)
  12. Everything Is Awesome - Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine (2:02)
CD 2 - SCORE
  1. Black (7:32)
  2. Your Greatest Enemy (2:42)
  3. The Arrival Of Robin (2:52)
  4. Joker Crashes The Party (1:33)
  5. No Seat Belts Required (2:17)
  6. To Cage The Joker (1:59)
  7. The Phantom Zone (3:37)
  8. Open For Business (1:09)
  9. Chaos In Gotham (3:20)
  10. Lava Attack (7:40)
  11. For Your Own Good (1:45)
  12. Joker Manor (2:29)
  13. Batman's In The Zone (4:40)
  14. The Babs Signal (2:25)
  15. Battle Royale (4:54)
  16. A Long Farewell (2:49)
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Andrewm reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-08 04:14:50
Does anyone know what tracks Chas Smith played on?



Anonymous reply Replies: 3 || 2017-02-07 20:24:19
The style of instrumentation and orchestration reminds me a bit of Thomas Bergersen from Two Steps From Hell.

I think it has been since Pirates Worlds End that there was a RCP score with such excessive instrumentation. I love it. I think Lorne can handle a Pirates score on his own he wants.


Edmund Meinerts2017-02-07 22:27:07
Bergersen, really? I've listened to pretty much every piece of music he has ever composed and I can't say I particularly hear a connection. This score sounds like Balfe's usual animation techniques crossed with an over-the-top version of the Zimmer/Nolan Batman scores. It's certainly a lot of fun, whatever it sounds like!


AdaMus2017-02-08 00:17:05
Really ? I dont quite see it . Anyway it's a great album . Defiantly best soundtrack this year so far . I love I Found you


TimmK2017-02-08 00:49:42
Amazing soundtrack . Songs are great also . Also loving he piano scrolls
On lorns Facebook . It sounds great

Miguel reply Replies: 1 || 2017-02-07 00:50:50
I can't find a physical release ? Doesn't anyone know were to get it


Jordan2017-02-07 10:07:43
It's only available as CD-R on amazon.com :(

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-07 00:47:15
Can't wait to see this . 97% on tomatoes ! Got the score on Saturday and listen 5 times already . AMAZING

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-07 00:47:15
Can't wait to see this . 97% on tomatoes ! Got the score on Saturday and listen 5 times already . AMAZING

Anonymous reply Replies: 2 || 2017-02-05 12:29:19
Usually I am not into animation movie music because they are way too cheerful happy adventure style. But this one is amaaaaaaazing. I can hear a lot of stuff from other RCP scores but I don't mind.

This is really well orchestrated and badass. Lorne his best score.

I can only hope they will do a "superman lego movie" and he can do the score too


MusicWi2017-02-05 19:02:14
Totally agree . It great to get themes back again with super heroes !
10/10


Andrew772017-02-06 03:53:29
I saw the film over the weekend . Brilliant . Better the the Lego movie . Music is amazing . He has taken super hero music to another level .

Migeal reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-04 08:46:47
Arrival of Robin is my best

Tim80 reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-04 07:39:23
Order of amazing tracks :

1) Battle Royals - amazing theme and orchestration
2) The Babs Signal - great theme . Exactly how superhero movies should have a theme .
3) Chaoes in Gotham - totally crazy !
4) A Long Farewell

The rest : just as good but theses are amazing .

Ando4 reply Replies: 4 || 2017-02-03 06:03:57
Just downloaded the album . Already listened to it three times .
It's excellent . Lorns best score yet . Fun and series .


Brent2017-02-03 07:06:47
I absolutely love this score! Perhaps Lorne's best. Though, at the same time, I'm a little annoyed that Junkie's Mad Max descending action pattern keeps showing up at every possible moment.


Ando42017-02-03 18:11:21
I thought that to but then that line is also in Megamind ! So not really junkies!


Hybrid Soldier2017-02-03 19:48:42
Yeah that's funny I asked if there was Mad Max temp but it was rather Megamind ! ;)


The Pale King2017-02-03 20:56:56
That descending action theme is a bit annoying, but I'll forgive it for just how much fun this score is; a real treat.

Basically sounds like putting the score(s) for the Lego Movie, Batman '66, and Batman '89 / TAS in a blender, with a lot of fun, unexpcted surprises along the way.

Not to be that guy, but after the muddled disappointing Batman stuff in BvS, hats off to Lorne for creating something that sounds so quintessentially Batman.

Oh, and the Robin cue / theme might be one of my favorites in a long time :)

AndyM reply Replies: 1 || 2017-01-31 10:59:01
Just saw a screening of the film . Defiantly Lorne's best score yet .its nothing like I've heard in an animation . Can't wait for the album now and great songs


Anonymous2017-01-31 16:34:50
whats defiant about the score?

Kevin reply Replies: 2 || 2017-01-28 00:56:13
6:58 . Amazing . he has the original TV Batman theme !


Krosos792017-01-29 00:09:39
That was very funny. it sounds like the ultimate batman soundtrack to me. Has everythiung.fun and comedy and sadness.


MusizTom2017-01-30 21:37:19
Lorne has posted his writing method on his Facebook and it's great to see how
He writes music on the computer . Can not wait for the album

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 8 || 2017-01-27 20:05:27
Suite added !


Mike2017-01-27 20:43:25
You've gotta be kidding me! The "deshi deshi basara" percussion again? :P Lorne already used it in 13 Hours.


Musiz2017-01-27 21:37:39
This is crazy !!! Brilliant . feels in the world of Superheroes and Batman
But fun . Great start to the year for amazing soundtracks


David2017-01-28 04:51:14
@Mike where did he use it in 13hrs? Track plz


Mike822017-01-28 05:13:46
It's a drum pattern !! So what ! The robin song is so beautiful


Bou2017-01-28 12:53:58
1:45 totally Powell-ish :)


Bou2017-01-28 12:56:18
2:05 sounds like, no kidding, some Don Davis stuff from Matrix :)


Miguel2017-01-28 13:57:29
More John Barry I think than Powell . Great sounding score so far .


Mike2017-01-28 15:57:53
@David, it plays during "Welcome to Benghazi"

PeteMusic reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-27 22:36:00
Sounding great . Really want to see the film now .

Versus reply Replies: 1 || 2017-01-27 20:28:10
Another Work of this overrated Composer


Mike822017-01-27 21:51:27
You must be deaf !!! Can't get over how emotional this score is sounding. Any more clips available ?

Waymann reply Replies: 4 || 2017-01-27 09:41:47
Do we really have to buy the album with all those awful pop songs included?


ZioMusic2017-01-27 14:15:13
It was on Amazon but now gone ????


Petro872017-01-27 16:22:51
There seems to be a vinyl of just the score being released in May


jrej35552017-01-27 17:34:26
Hey, no dissin' on "Man in the Mirror!" ;)


Anonymous2017-01-27 18:17:41
@jrej3555,

I sampled it last night. It's not what you think it is. It's it's own song. And it sucks.

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 2 || 2017-01-27 01:41:28
The samples for this sound really cool, and it's great seeing Lorne Balfe tackle it given his history with Batman.


Tomas362017-01-27 03:38:31
This is Balfes best score yet ! So many colors . Bravo


peter2017-01-27 17:23:34
where can I find those samples please?

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-27 17:17:01
Seeing as Lorne worked on all three movies of the TDK trilogy with Zimmer, Howard, et al... Anyone think we'll find any easter eggs here? ;)

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2017-01-26 23:58:57
Yes!!! Yes!!! Yes!!! :)

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