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@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 thisIMO, 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. :pFor me, a theme is a distinguishable motif or piece of music that is related to a specific location, event or most commonly character, and that the viewer notices as such. If your score contains 20 themes that are never repeated in a similar form and are so uncharacteristic that they all sound the same, I'm just calling that orchestra noise. And I don't see any appeal in that kind of scoring...Ds, am I reading that correctly that you're using the fact that JJ works with Giacchino as evidence that the score might *not* be melodic or thematic? Because say what you want about Giacchino (and I'm far from his biggest fan either), it's an objective fact that he writes film music that is almost exclusively thematic/melodic. Whether you like those themes and melodies is another question, but they are undeniably themes and melodies.
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Kingsman - The Golden Circle
Label: Fox Music / La-La Land Records
Length: 76'12
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  1. Eggsy Is Back (5:50)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson (Dominic Lewis, John Denver, William Danoff, Taffy Danoff)
  2. Memories Of Harry (2:00)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  3. The Golden Circle (1:18)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  4. Poppy (2:17)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  5. Incoming Missiles (2:56)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  6. You May Shed A Tear In Private (3:02)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  7. Tequila (2:09)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson, Alex Belcher
  8. The Lepidopterist (2:16)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson, Alex Belcher
  9. Rescuing Harry (1:45)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  10. Statesman (1:48)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  11. Ginger's First Test (1:15)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson, Alex Belcher, Jason Soudah
  12. Whiskey's Demons (1:02)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  13. Tornado In A Trailer Park (2:30)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson, Alex Belcher (Dominic Lewis)
  14. Poppy's Terms (3:01)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  15. Dancing Disease (3:05)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  16. The Gondola Experience (6:30)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson, Jason Soudah, Ryan Taubert
  17. Cabin Ambush (4:13)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson, Alex Belcher
  18. Horrific News Report (2:41)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  19. Flying To Poppyland (5:09)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson, Alex Belcher
  20. No Time For Emotion (2:51)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson (John Denver, William Danoff, Taffy Danoff)
  21. Temple Battle (6:54)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  22. Viva Las Vegan (2:44)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  23. Not In Vain (3:59)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson (John Denver, William Danoff, Taffy Danoff)
  24. A Man Who's Honorable (2:41)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
  25. Kingsman Hoedown (2:17)
    Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson
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George reply Replies: 6 || 2018-02-08 15:19:27
According to IMDB, Henry Jackman is doing Mission Impossible - Fallout. Not sure how accurate this can be because I've seen IMDB errors before... anyone else have better info?


George2018-02-08 15:22:06
Wikipedia also has Jackman doing Fallout. Which I'm actually excited for, if its true! I'm particularly a big fan of Jackman


Macejko2018-02-08 15:42:20
So I guess the franchise will never have a composer worth a damn.


Edmund Meinerts2018-02-08 16:06:02
Except you know Elfman, Zimmer and Giacchino.


Macejko2018-02-08 16:20:50
Right, I completely forgot about Hans.


Olive2018-02-08 16:58:44
Elfman, Giacchino and KRAEMER also are fine composers!

A little happy for Jackman! I wait that he make a good job!


Olive2018-02-08 17:04:06
Fake news. Now it is "Joe Kraemer" again. Trolls is everyplace.


Macejko reply Replies: 1 || 2018-01-23 00:25:16
Finally got around to watch this - heavily underappreciated- sequel, and listening to its fantastic score I'm almost positive Jackman had nothing to do with it and it was all Matt Margeson's work.

I liked his Jumanji, to be honest, but it "only" felt like Jackman slowly coming to his senses after years of lackluster input (Kong, Civil War, Jack Reacher etc.) - it was by no means a strong, thematic, action packed, masterfully orchestrated score as Kingsman 2 (or the first one, for that matter) was. This alone tells me volumes about the composer-listing shennanigans of this soundtrack. If this isn't Margeson through and through, I will eat my hat and chug it down with whiskey.


George2018-01-23 02:26:54
You may be right, but I actually think Jackman did a pretty good job with his scores this year. I enjoyed Jumanji, and i may be in the minority here but i actually really enjoyed Kong as well. I tend to think he and Margeson just have a great collaborating chemistry because those Kingsman scores are two of the best scores either one of them has done.

Andreas reply Replies: 1 || 2018-01-06 21:04:11
Is the music from the scene where Harry remembers who he was before on the soundtrack? Can’t find it.


NotSoAnonymous2018-01-07 00:54:24
That track is called "Rage and Serenity" and is actually on the X-Men: First Class album.

FunnyML reply Replies: 3 || 2017-12-02 03:49:52
Here's an extended version:
01. Charlie's Back
02. Eggsy's Back
03. Man Of Sewage
04. Happy Birthday
05. Mincer
06. Harry Memories
07. Merlin Debrief
08. Makeover
09. Jet Fight
10. Armageddon
11. Bottle - Part 1
12. Toast The Fallen
13. Bottle - Part 3
14. Merlin To Kentucky
15. Meet Tequila
16. Welcome To Statesman
17. Harry Rescue Flashback
18. Charlie In Poppyland
19. Elton Will Die
20. Meet Champ
21. Tequila Face
22. New Glasses
23. Harry Remembers - Part 1
24. Puppy Present / Finger Condom
25. Poppy's Bad For Angel
26. Tent Breakup
27. Clara's Implant
28. Between Rage And Serenity
29. Harry Remembers - Part 3
30. Bar Fight
31. Pharma Jingle
32. Get To Italy
33. Antidote Theft
34. Spinning Gondola
35. Gondola Finale
36. Whiskey Is Down
37. Cambodia
38. Tilde's Got The Rash
39. Poppy Skypes The President
40. Martini With Harry
41. Whiskey Comes To Life / Cages
42. Poppy's Mine Field
43. Merlin's Farewell
44. Wednesday Nights Preamble
45. Bennie Fight
46. Poppy's Last Stand
47. Whiskey's Last Stand
48. Not In Vain
49. Eggsy's Wedding Day
50. End Credits

ASCAP also lists the following cues that don't seem to be included above:
Charlie Gets His Arm (HJ/MM)
Eggsy Harry Goodbye (HJ/MM)
Harry Goes Home (HJ/MM/AB)
Kingsman Hoedown (HJ/MM)
Tequila Laid Up (HJ/MM/AB)


Iamtommie2017-12-02 14:22:34
Where'd you get this?


FunnyML2017-12-06 00:23:49
I'm getting offered stuff occasionally. Didn't come to pass in the end, but I kept the tracklist.


Iamtommie2017-12-06 11:32:31
Do you get the complete or expanded score or onlu the tracklist?

Iamtommie reply Replies: 1 || 2017-09-24 00:00:18
Does anyone know a chronological order or is this chronological??


FunnyML2017-12-02 05:15:39
Just put "02. Memories Of Harry" between "04. Poppy" and "05. Incomig Missiles" and it should be chronological.

"12. Whiskey's Demons" and "25. Kingsman Hoedown" seem to be unused though.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 1 || 2017-10-18 22:00:20
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Edmund Meinerts2017-10-19 09:56:37
Not actually though...probably a bit more Jackman than there actually is, eh? ;)

Anonymous reply Replies: 3 || 2017-10-02 01:17:42
Why oh why isn't this on Spotify. Is it 2010 again?


Mephariel2017-10-02 03:54:49
Isn't the official release Oct 20?


Waymann2017-10-02 09:06:32
That's the CD release.


Discovery2017-10-05 11:34:27
It has been put on Spotify RIGHT NOW! Finally!

Lejti reply Replies: 2 || 2017-09-23 20:40:19
"Mutant and Proud" (from X-Men First Class) was used on the scene when Harry's gets back his memories. Am i right?


Lejti2017-09-24 07:53:07
My fault, it was "Rage and Serenity"


Edmund Meinerts2017-09-26 12:21:27
Yeah, I noticed that! It was either that cue exactly dropped in, or a temp version of it that is so close as to be practically indistinguishable from the original. Of course, same director, same composer, same studio...guess there are no rights/plagiarism issues there!

Enquiry reply Replies: 0 || 2017-09-25 22:02:34
HYBRID, do you know IF or WHEN this album will be released on Spotify or Google Play Music? So far, I can only find it on iTunes.

George reply Replies: 3 || 2017-09-23 16:16:56
Is it just me or is Poppy’s theme the same thing as Jack and Jill’s theme from puss n boots?


Anonymous2017-09-23 17:30:12
Probably. The first Kingsman sounds just like Winter Soldier.


Medigo2017-09-24 00:56:01
Winter Soldier sounds almost nothing like Kingsman
Civil war maybe


JBSO992017-09-24 22:39:10
The first Kingsman is by far superior than Civil War and it has nothing similiar to The Winter Soldier.

Civil War for me was quite bland and generic but the first Kingsman has some very good themes and great strong action cues.

On the other hand I really liked The Winter Soldier, but not as much as the Kingsman scores.

David reply Replies: 0 || 2017-09-24 00:10:05
Yes! "No Time for Emotion" and "Not In Vain" contain John Denver's "Country Roads"! No Time for Emotion is Mark Strong singing it like in the film!! I'm so happy they included this! :D

JBSO99 reply Replies: 0 || 2017-09-22 21:24:18
Just watched the movie and it was awesome, well not as great s the first one, but still very entertaining.

As for the score, by now I have just listened to it in the movie and there worked perfectly, I would say even better than in the first one, with some old themes and some very good new themes, specially I love the Poppy theme.

Now I will listen to the album to see what tracks are we missing but it looks like a really complete pack.

Waymann reply Replies: 1 || 2017-09-22 10:34:40
Great fun score. It has everything I expected. Although that country vibe in some tracks is nice not really my cup of tea.


Edmund Meinerts2017-09-22 12:37:36
I guess that's for the Statesmen. Would have preferred an all-out Western sound for them to contrast with the Bond-type music for the Kingsmen...that would have been fun!

Waymann reply Replies: 4 || 2017-09-21 16:11:26
The score has 25 tracks and is about 1 hour and 16 minutes long. Samples sound awesome. Great action score with new theme's and variations of the old ones. Looking forward to hearing it in full.


JBSO992017-09-21 16:41:29
Where can I listen to those samples? I would love to hear some bits of the score before watching the movie.


Iamtommie2017-09-21 17:15:33
Where did you get this information and samples?


Waymann2017-09-21 20:14:22
iTunes SriLanka is the first itunes store to get the new releases online on friday. But by now you can also go to iTunes New Zeland or something and checkout the album and it’s samples.


FunnyML2017-09-22 07:31:57
I hope LLL didn't microedit this as much as the first one.

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2017-09-20 23:03:19
After I saw the movie....very great movie & very great scores, better than the first scores!! And the theme for Poppy is also very good!!

George reply Replies: 1 || 2017-09-19 22:18:43
https://player.fm/series/the-annotator-1543347/matthew-marge son-kingsman-the-golden-circle a nice commentary on the new score with a sneak peek into the score!


iamtommie2017-09-20 00:35:39
Great inside look!! And the things we got to hear sound pretty amazing. Can't wait for it!!!

JBSO99 reply Replies: 2 || 2017-09-12 23:42:25
I have read on soundtrack.net that the CD will be out on the 20th of September, two days before the movie release. Is that true?

Anyway, I cannot wait for this one. The music for the first one was really funny and entertaining and I hope this one will be as good as the first one.


Waymann2017-09-13 08:57:25
No the CD comes out on October 20th, not september.

Really looking forward to this one. The soundtrack for the first film was one of my favorites of 2015. Also a new Thomas Newman score that day. I'm a happy man.


JBSO992017-09-13 10:09:48
Oops! Yeah, my mistake, the CD releas it is in October. Anyway, it will surely be released digitally the day the movie premieres.

Felix reply Replies: 0 || 2017-09-12 21:46:58
Yeah can't wait for the second movie, love the music from the first!! :)

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