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It hits all the same notes you would expect out of a feel good sports movie, but the performances and real life story really add a lot to it, as does Rabin’s score.<br>=======================<br><br><br>Well said! <br><br>Agreed.I've demanded for it to be removed a long time ago... Maybe in 10 years, who knows...RIP to a legend....<br><br>Just rewatched Coach Carter a few weeks back. It hits all the same notes you would expect out of a feel good sports movie, but the performances and real life story really add a lot to it, as does Rabin’s score.Listening to Rabin's two powerful "basketball scores" - this one and Glory Road. In memory of the great Kobe! RIP, legend!Honestly man, I never understood this site's ratings either.
For those of you disappointed in this score...remember...This is Bad Boys 3 lol....Have you heard Bad Boys 1+2? Cmon now...relax and take it for what it isI'd be surprised if we don't see some Wallfisch scores this year. He has been so prolific lately, would be weird to suddenly go an entire year without a single assignment.CD coming from LLL!Really liked this score, and the movie wasn't as bad as people claim as well... Benjamin Wallfisch does some very nice stuff, his horror scores are always on point like It 1 & 2, Annabelle: Creation, A Cure for Wellness...<br><br>I know he's gonna deliver it with Mortal Kombat even if the movie isn't that good. But kind of a bummer that his next scheduled project comes out in 2021 LOL'Cause maybe the expected all the cues from the sessions
I like this music!The #balfeness !!!! Has outdone himself on Bad Boys for Life.<br>A nod to the last but brought it up to date.<br>This and 6 Underground has blown me away with Balfe’s musici can't understand, when someone is saying "it REMINDS of mw2" when those mentioned cues are completely re-used 1:1. it's identical, sometimes layered with mancinas themes. it doesn't just remind you of mw2 when lorne seriously uses the identical tracks or parts from mw2 -_-<br><br>@bayhem: then listen to it. i'm not a fan of lorne, but his work there is real fun and some real good action cues. with the themes of Zimmer, it's crazy that it's just a game. one of or maybe THE best work of lorne!Colleague of mine (a film score fan too) asked me which new Balfe score is better in my opinion - Bad Boys for Life or 6 Underground?<br><br>Honestly - and as much as I praised BB3 - I couldn't decide......<br><br><br>Both movies have a lot of songs, which is something I don't like. Look at Transformers. There are songs too but they don't overshadow the score. The score is still the star and that's why people flood Steve's Twitter with praise. Day after day. <br><br>But sadly for Lorne, his recent work in film WAS indeed overshadowed by the random songs. If they didn't rely on songs so much, I'm sure that 6 Underground would've been the crown jewel for Lorne. It's a big, big movie that begs for equally big and memorable score (though we can't really expect Transformners-syze score). <br><br>At the end of the day, Lorne did good on 6 Underground but it was just a small sign of what COULD have been.....Some of the action bits, yeah......
This right here is my single biggest issue with Balfe as a composer. And with the recording sessions clips he posts it is truly a mystery. Tinfoil hat on I'd say he skimps on the budget and hires those musicians just for a couple hours to shoot those clips for PR and the actual score is all synth but that's a baseless claim of course lol...<br>....................<br><br><br>It's bigger than that.....<br><br>After all, this is a Bruckheimer production. His movies established Hans and the entire MV/RC sound. His movies are known for their awesome scores. Scores that are populrar with the ordinary viewers as well.  But 2008 onward, things changed.....Back in the 90's and early 2000's every single Bruckheimer film had a spectacular score. Powerful, melodic themes, cues that stayed with you, scores that attracted the attention of the average Joe. <br><br>Nowadays tho, we don't have that. Hell, when was the last time a (newer) action score from MV/RC-related composer was praised the way 'The Rock' was praised?<br><br>Lorne's Mission Impossible? No. Not even close. <br><br><br>Personally, I like what Lorne did with BB3, especially with the emotional cues. But put it next to Mancina's work. I mean it's not even a contest. The Mancina score is one memorable, melodic track after another. There's not a single boring track. Every track is a banger. <br><br>But the newer scores? They have two or three tracks that are  good and everything else is.......utterly forgettable.<br><br>I blame it on the lack of themes. Orchestra or not, more scores need to have actual themes.Some cues sound like Speed 2Guess I'm the only person around here who hasn't listened to the Modern Warfare 2 score. So I can't really have an opinion on this matter..... lolThis right here is my single biggest issue with Balfe as a composer. And with the recording sessions clips he posts it is truly a mystery. Tinfoil hat on I'd say he skimps on the budget and hires those musicians just for a couple hours to shoot those clips for PR and the actual score is all synth but that's a baseless claim of course lol...Everyone keep mentionning mw2 but those drums reminded me of...skylanders giants lol! Just listen to the track « Arena battle » and let me know
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Composer, KeyboardsThird Percussion from the left, composer forVocal Arrangement, Vocals, composerConcert Co-Producer, Arrangments
Hans ZimmerJohn PowellLebo M.Henning Lohner
ComposerComposerComposerArranger
The Wings Of A Film
Label: Decca Records
Length: 71:45
HZimmer.com rating:        5/5
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  1. Gladiator: Now We Are Free
  2. Gladiator: Am I Not Merciful
  3. Driving Miss Daisy: Driving
  4. Thelma & Louise: Thunderbird
  5. The Thin Red Line: Journey To The Line
  6. Mission: Impossible 2: Nyah And Ethan
  7. The Lion King: Lea Halalela
  8. Power Of One: Mother Africa
  9. Nine Months: Suite
  10. Rain Man: Main Theme
  11. True Romance: Main Theme
  12. The Lion King: Busa
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Michael Poleschuck reply Replies: 0 || 2017-02-14 09:08:25
Add Gavin Greenaway here, please! He's playing on the keyboards with Hans Zimmer and Rupert Gregson-Williams. And he was a bandleader on this series of concerts!

Ds reply Replies: 3 || 2015-01-02 22:20:00
Is this album worth paying for? I mean, is it a good recording?

Also, why is John Powell listed as composer?


Zimson2015-01-03 16:08:43
He worked on Thin Red Line


Ds2015-01-03 16:32:41
Yeah, but as an additional composer... And Journey To The Line is 100% HZ if I am correct...


Ds2015-01-04 17:31:17
I bought it, the booklet credits Powell as "third percussion from the left", that´s it :-p

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-02 14:09:40
The version of "Driving" found in here is so...fun.

Primeaux reply Replies: 1 || 2008-02-09 00:00:00
The only track on this album that is worth a damn in Thunderbird . I will say that Thunderbird is the best music ever written. It makes me feel as though I were in Apache country.
Wish I could find it on a single track and not have to buy a damn album of junk I do not like.


Phill B2011-11-12 15:16:58
pleas respect this music and them artists

you can also express your meanings differently

thx ;)

ovidiu floca reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-14 00:00:00
no 1 in all world

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-04-02 00:00:00
But I don't understand why they didn't released the whole show.

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-24 00:00:00
A very good live album. There is only a few composers who hold a concert and then release it, officially, as an audio CD. This is something special.

stevey reply Replies: 0 || 2006-04-21 00:00:00
when and where is the next hans zimmer concert
please let me now. stevenkazan@hotmail.com

emilio reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-17 00:00:00
hellow i emilio from argentina thanks hans for thunderbird really powerfull theme

Kurt Miceli reply Replies: 0 || 2006-02-03 00:00:00
Would it be possible to translate the above article in English. It would surely be a great help to all Hans Zimmer fans - however it still transmitts the greatness of Hans Zimmer and his MediaVenture friends with the difficulties of performing live and what not.

Keep up the Great Work both to the best composer and his totally dedicated team!

Kurt (Malta)

Annika reply Replies: 0 || 2005-08-31 00:00:00
Ich würd ja gern auf englisch schreiben, aber für diese CD fehlen mir da einfach die Worte! Genial, und zwar jeder Song! Besonders die Stücke vom "--König der Löwen"-- sind genial! Keswa und Lebo M. haben so tolle Stimmen!
Hans Zimmer ist der beste !

Matteo Merli - Italia reply Replies: 0 || 2005-04-14 00:00:00
Great great Hans !! i'm an italian boy i love Ennio Morricone and the music of film like Per un pugno di dollari, per qualche dollaro in più ecc...But Hans is great composer. This Cd is fantastic !!

Demetris Christodoulides reply Replies: 0 || 2005-01-15 00:00:00
HANS ZIMMER - Wings of a film

One of the so rare cases where film music is actually recorded and released from a live perfomance. And believe me, it's so good! And with new, different versions of the pieces we already know, and with this tracklisting, nothing can go wrong, can it?

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The Wings Of A Film soundtrack - Hans Zimmer - John Powell - Lebo M. 2001