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This mean the recording sessions?First Jedi Fallen Order, now Solo? I love this news! And I get the distinct feeling both releases are being used to determine interest in further Star Wars expanded score releases further down the line! Only real bummer is no CD to go on the shelf, but I'll take this any way it comes!He's just posted in his Instagram story that in 9 days he has more interesting stuff coming.<br><br>Very curiousFantastic! Looking forward to that variation on Duel of the Fates! Now the only complete Powell collection I'm looking for is HTTYD 3.It's coming in November!!! This is so cool!!
Not referring you, superEXPANDED RELEASE SON!!!!!!!!!! LET'S GO!You mean that's GREAT news !Now that’s good news!I hear Harry Potter in tracks like "Playful Secrets" and "Labyrinths & Humps". <br><br>Yes i realize Elfman has had similar sounds to those tracks too, but i think Steve is at the very least trying to homage Harry Potter in a few sections. <br><br>And personally I think the main theme is the most Pirates-like, but that's why i said there's still Zimmer influence, (yes i know a few tracks sound like King Arthur too), but it's not overwhelming for the most part.
Solo: A Star Wars Story (The Deluxe Edition)<br><br>Coming soon to digital exclusive streaming: over 2 hours of original/unedited music from Solo: A Star Wars Story [as written for the film]<br><br>All cues + the original unedited version of the end credits suite!I never made the statement that only orchestral scores are good. I like the TF movies, Halo soundtracks, a lot of Hans Zimmer works including Interstellar. <br><br>However, i have little appreciation or interest in scores with little to no melody besides basic progressions. I need a heart to my score, not just music that works for the movie.Agree, solid work, but dosen't sound like John Williams, more like Danny Elfman.<br><br>Also, the main theme sounds like Pirates of the Caribbeanwhat an incredible album! it is getting very close to my personal favorite which is dunkirk. there is so much mastery in both. one thing that dunkirk has that this album doesn't have is a sense of repetition. both albums have some kind of non-finality. with dunkirk, i feel transported back to the beginning. with this one, i am not sure what comes next.<br><br>Hans and team probably have their share of anecdotes but here's another one.<br><br>i was playing this one day and my friend's daughter asked me if this was from... she hesitated and asked: the dark phoenix movie? i was astonished. she is 12 and probably not into movie scores. but she was able to pinpoint the right movie from a random part. that's something many aspire to. especially with the millions of super heroes movies out there!<br><br>i told her how impressed i was and went on unleashing my Hans Zimmer collection onto her haha :)Because i don't support the idea of 'only good scores are full orchestral', don't agree with that statement.<br><br>Yes, i love Your Highness and Steamboy, aslo really like stuff like TF (except the four) and TMNT 2. But also something like Pain & Gain, Bloodshot, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th or the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Deepwater Horizon, even i consider (unpopular opinion) guilty pleasure Battleship.<br><br>Yes, i'm weird :p<br>
I love revisiting this score. It's just so much fun, and I love hearing this side of Steve's music. I remember watching interviews where he'd talk about programming John Williams' string patterns into midi instruments, and his love for Williams' work overall. This side of him is rarely shown in his projects. <br><br>But then you have scores like this that show off how much of a wizard he can be with music. Melodic action music, fun and creative use of synth, classic Jablonsky choir chants, and beautiful use of the orchestra. Perfect for a fantasy comedy with a modern twist. <br><br>I cannot stress enough how much I love tracks like "Isabel the Strong", "Labyrinths And Humps", and "Mean Knights and Horsies O' My!". "Playful Secrets" in particular shows just how much of an expert Steve is with an orchestra. It sounds straight out of a John Williams score like Harry Potter or Indiana Jones with a fun Danny Elfman choir on top. Not to mention the beautifully performed bassoon and French Horn combo at 0:39 and 0:44! <br><br>These are the kinds of projects I like to see from Jablonsky. Films and games that allow him to show off his skills and test his abilities to the point where he creates complex, unique, varied, thematically rich, and truly poignant music. <br><br>This is something that I can point to and say "that's 100% a Steve Jablonsky score". It has some influence from Zimmer, but is not copying him by any means. Maybe with the slight exception of "Thadeous".Can't really agree that much with Bloodshot. The reason I was able to be engaged in Jablonsky's past scores similar to this (e.g. TF5, TMNT 2) was his strong melodic voice. Even in the more sound design parts of those scores there was at least several themes that I enjoyed, easily identified, and analyzed some lovely development for them. <br><br>Bloodshot doesn't really have that, it's got themes so minimal (except for KT which I can't really enjoy because the melody sounds identical to "Optimus"), that whatever development is there, I feel nothing toward because it's easy and boring to develop a theme that's basically just a series of chords. <br><br>Keanu I can't entirely judge Jablonsky for as it was also Nathan Whitehead's score, but it just sounds like Bloodshot 0.5 to me. Guitar chords, sound design, string ostinatos, wandering piano theme, been there done that. <br><br>Good lord, do I hope Steve works on Orbital Era though. It would be so refreshing to hear a full-on orchestral Jablonsky score again.Not only better than Spenser, it's better than Skyscraper.<br><br>Ok, Bloodshot maybe isn't one of the best works by Jablonsky, but after such disappointing with Skyscraper, see Jab in a work with choir, guitars, cool themes (if don't catch the similarities between KT's theme with the Autobots theme ;D) and good action writing (hang in there, i'm not going say is something good as Steamboy or Your Highness, even some of the Transformers/The Island stuff), as for the sound design, i prefer people like Jab, Zimmer or Holkenborg MORE than something dreadful as Reznor/RossJust listen Bloodshot OST again and I like it better than for the first time. Yes there is a lot of sounddesign elements, but quiet and melodic moments are good at some parts. My favorite track is "Bloodshot". For me this work, despite all the problems, is far better than Spencer Confidential.<br><br>There is extremely need of new Sci-Fi (not like Bloodshot, lol) or Fantasy project for Steve to work on. I'm fairly certain that he could provide amazing music for this genres, but for some reason.<br>Also, I've listened a few tracks from his "Keanu" score (posted on his new website) and it's wonderful, hope there will be a full release sometime. This one reminds me of another genre where Steve is good - comedy and parody movies - "Your Highness", "Pain and Gain", "Sims 3" (yes, it's a game score but it has that comedy atmosphere I'm talking about) all are really great scores for its genre.<br><br>For me "Eternals" from Marvel could be a good movie for Steve to work. And honestly, I would like to see what he could brings to "Godzilla vs Kong" crossover more than Junkie XL.<br><br>At least I hope that Katsuhiro Otomo would like to work with Steve again on his new anime project "Orbital Era", truly a dream-project.Yes, the sound mixing in the movie is bad, you can't listen the music properly, is buried under a lot of sound effects.<br><br>It was one of those situations where 'the music is trying to overlook the thunderous sound effects',
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Bad Boys For Life
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  1. Bad Boys For Life (2:47)
    Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)
  2. It's Good Shit Lieutenant (3:19)
    Lorne Balfe, Steffen Thum (Mark Mancina)
  3. Take Back What's Ours (2:09)
    Lorne Balfe, Steven Davis
  4. We're Dangerous People (3:46)
    Lorne Balfe, Sven Faulconer (Mark Mancina)
  5. What Else You Got (3:13)
    Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)
  6. Prayer (3:12)
    Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)
  7. God's Gun (2:37)
    Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)
  8. The Truth (4:52)
    Lorne Balfe, Max Aruj, Steven Davis (Mark Mancina)
  9. Promise To God (2:59)
    Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)
  10. We Ride Together, We Die Together (6:02)
    Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)
  11. Ambulance Heist (2:59)
    Lorne Balfe, Max Aruj, Steven Davis (Mark Mancina)
  12. One Last Time (1:57)
    Lorne Balfe
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Iamtommie44 reply Replies: 0 || 2020-04-03 23:55:53
Black Widow has been moved to Nov. 6th, so we'll het Balfe's sckre at the end of the year.

Mulan has been moved to July 24th.

123 reply Replies: 13 || 2020-03-31 12:31:11
Lorne is scoring Black Widow... 2020 gets crazier every single day


Knight2020-03-31 13:09:42
Wow, an MCU score I might actually like for once. xD


Edmund Meinerts2020-03-31 14:51:57
Crazier? I can't think of many things *less* crazy than a Lorne Balfe replacement score


Mephariel2020-03-31 14:58:32
Someone at Disney really wants Desplat gone. This is the second time he has been replaced on a major assignment.


Hybrid Soldier2020-03-31 15:27:03
Replaced ?


On the first he just sort of left. Wouldn't be surprised to be the case here again.


Jack Afrogarrix 2020-03-31 18:19:11
According To Filmmusicreporter.com, it Is true Lorne Balfe Is Scoring Black Widow.

Wow this guy Is the Best, this is the first time balfe scoring an MCU since Iron Man(worked as an additional music). I can't believe that Alexandre Desplat, who is a good composer left the film just like I remember Rogue One. Well, Now i Hope that Lorne Balfe makes a great score just like he does always.


theGordo2020-03-31 20:57:36
I think Lorne teased this some time ago by sending a picture of researching Russian music on insta (maybe)


HunterTech2020-04-01 00:11:25
Yup, which makes me wonder if they had to wait before announcing it, considering Desplat was still being listed in posters prior to the delay.


Hybrid Soldier2020-04-01 00:28:00
Score is recorded already.


Mr.Unbreakable2020-04-01 00:58:05
Hybrid, do you know how long Lorne had to score?


Hybrid Soldier2020-04-01 00:59:06
No idea but he was on it for a bit, I think.


Mr.Unbreakable2020-04-01 01:03:30
So it won't be a last minute and hasty job?


Scorefan2020-04-02 00:13:46
Hybrid, Desplat left Rogue One just for his own idea? I know he left that movie beacuse schedule conflict for the reshoots.
But for Black Widow seems that the replacement was since months ago with Lorne writing and recording the score at the same time


HunterTech2020-04-02 20:51:48
Rogue One is a bit of an odd one. From what I'd heard, Desplat had joined on the condition he'd be allowed to do his own thing and not ape Williams. But once they decided to overhaul the film, they pressured him to go that exact direction. Things stayed still for a while (in which he still got paid) before he was finally let go very late into production. So the idea he sorta just left is interesting, so I'm curious to hear what that was about.

For BW, it seems very likely to me that Marvel simply were unsure about Alexandre's music, so I'm guessing they hired Balfe to do some demos and decided from there. Who knows what the exact timeline is, but I'd wager it'd have to at least be this year if he's been on it a bit. Especially with AD's name having stayed on the posters during it.

Mike Lowery reply Replies: 0 || 2020-02-14 05:37:54
Chronological order of the tracks

1. Take Back What's Ours
2. Prayer
3. Ambulance Heist (First half of this track is the balcony fight. Second half is the actual ambulance heist that comes before Take Back What's Ours. Place track where you want.
4. We're Dangerous People
5. God's Gun
6. One Last Time
7. Promise to God (First half is when Mike leaves Marcus to go to Mexico. Second half is when Marcus tells Mike he won't help him)
8. It's Good Shit Lieutenant
9. The Truth
10. We Ride Together, We Die Together (End Credits Suite)
11. Bad Boys for Life (Not Used in Film)
12. What Else You Got? (Not Used in Film)

Antoine reply Replies: 1 || 2020-02-05 08:22:27
Which score is the one where Will Smith and Vanessa Hudgens enter the garage.


Mike Lowery2020-02-14 05:28:00
A cue that's not on the release

Knight reply Replies: 4 || 2020-02-04 15:28:15
Composer credits:

BAD BOYS FOR LIFE
Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)


IT'S GOOD SHIT LIEUTENANT
Lorne Balfe, Steffen Thum (Mark Mancina)


TAKE BACK WHAT'S OURS
Lorne Balfe, Steve Davis


WE'RE DANGEROUS PEOPLE
Lorne Balfe, Sven Faulconer (Mark Mancina)


WHAT ELSE YOU GOT?
Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)


PRAYER
Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)


GOD'S GUN
Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)


THE TRUTH
Lorne Balfe, Max Aruj, Steve Davis (Mark Mancina)


PROMISE TO GOD
Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)


WE RIDE TOGETHER, WE DIE TOGETHER
Lorne Balfe (Mark Mancina)


AMBULANCE HEIST
Lorne Balfe, Max Aruj, Steve Davis (Mark Mancina)


ONE LAST TIME
Lorne Balfe


Mr.Unbreakable2020-02-05 00:10:33
Where did you get them?


Knight2020-02-05 00:22:34
Spotify, so they might not be entirely correct but it listed the credits for Abominable which all checked out with the cuesheet, so make of these what you will.


Mr.Unbreakable2020-02-05 00:45:12
Thanks so much Knight.


Knight2020-02-05 00:53:55
No problem.

MrZimmerFan reply Replies: 3 || 2020-02-01 09:55:33
@Hybrid, it is true, Balfe did additional music for The Rhythm Section?

I know about the Lisa did aditional stuff for the movie, but this... holy cow


Hybrid Soldier2020-02-01 10:12:06
Nope I don't think so.


MrZimmerFan2020-02-01 10:16:49
Ok, thanks!


Hybrid Soldier2020-02-01 10:39:32
He was already credited on imdb before Mazzaro was in, I asked him, he said he didn't.

Lejti reply Replies: 32 || 2020-01-20 15:30:09
I wonder if the Modern Warfare 2 favela music which was in the movie, that will be on the album or not.


Evenstar2020-01-20 21:37:25
Damn I knew I heard some MW2 in the score! Glad I'm not alone. :D


Lejti2020-01-20 21:46:08
Yep, i think it was in the movie 2 times, first the motorcycle chase scene, second the action scene in the end


MrZimmerFan2020-01-23 13:49:20
Can confirm is in the album


rockhound2020-01-23 16:56:32
We're Dangerous People


jim west2020-01-23 18:19:15
Modern Warfare 2 is a lot in the album!

- It's Good Shit Lieatenant
- We're Dangerous People
- What Else You Got (Bad Boys Remix)
- God's Gun (Bad Boys Remix)
- We Ride Together, We Die Together (Bad Boys Remix)


FaresTdkr2020-01-23 18:55:37
why his music always sound the same...if he doesn't have time why he keep scoring more and more films per year? is it all about money?


Knight2020-01-23 18:59:14
Please enlighten me on how Bad Boys 3 sounds the same as Lego Batman or Genius: Picasso


Mr.Unbreakable2020-01-23 19:40:38
Mancina's theme + Ad Astra + MW:2= Bad boys for Life.


jim west2020-01-24 09:28:40
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?

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 feeling


MrZimmerFan2020-01-24 09:38:27
Because that parts are sampled drums and there are no real?


jim west2020-01-24 09:47:06
as 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?


johny5552020-01-24 10:05:27
I love Lorne´s music and all, but I am genuinely wondering, why they decided to re-use MW2 so much in the score


Mr Tweedy2020-01-24 10:39:17
Please could you give me the exact name of the track from MW2 that is used in BB3? I’d like to compare both!


Felix2020-01-24 11:07:35
I really like this score!
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....
That MW2 sounds are very great, he don't copy himself, he just used the Drums, what's definitely be OK!!

I don't know why people always want to compare scores....Everybody use his own Temp Music sometimes, that's normal!


jim west2020-01-24 11:46:32
@ Mr Tweedy:

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:

- Guerilla Tactics
- Guerilla
- Contingency
- Breach
- Retreat and Reveille

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 :D


jim west2020-01-24 11:55:21
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 :/


Evenstar2020-01-24 14:22:47
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.


grizzlymv2020-01-24 17:26:30
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).

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.


Mr.Unbreakable2020-01-24 18:18:24
"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


SPECTER2020-01-24 20:24:28
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)


SPECTER2020-01-24 20:25:48
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)


Dudu2020-01-25 09:38:16
Everyone keep mentionning mw2 but those drums reminded me of...skylanders giants lol! Just listen to the track « Arena battle » and let me know


Bayhem2020-01-25 15:17:24
Guess 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..... lol


Gl0r1a2020-01-25 17:03:51
i 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 -_-

@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!


James2020-01-25 17:40:09
The #balfeness !!!! Has outdone himself on Bad Boys for Life.
A nod to the last but brought it up to date.
This and 6 Underground has blown me away with Balfe’s music


meta2020-01-26 19:36:53
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 is


MMichaels2020-01-28 01:26:04
Fantastic score by Balfe.Best action score writer to come from RCP since Powell for sure .


Maho2020-01-28 03:23:40
MMichaels LOL!!! You have no idea about film music


Bayhem2020-01-28 11:00:02
LOL!!! You have no idea about film music
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It's his opinion, my friend.

And his opinion is equally as valid as the opinion of someone who thinks this score is the worst crap ever. Why? Because when it comes to appreciating art (movies, books, music...) it is all completely subjective.

I always use this example: I have two friends - educated, family men - who have seen The Godfather. One of them thinks it's one of the greatest movies ever, while the other one barely finished watching it.

At the end of the day, just because a group of people (film critics, film buffs, etc) proclaim that something is "good" or "bad" doesn't mean that it's automatically a holy statement that everyone should agree with.

We are all different :)

Cheers!


MrZimmerFan2020-01-28 13:43:06
I will never understand when people can't stand people opinions and 'attack' them.

If some loves Trent Reznor (i hate the guy's music), is his opinion and i no one to say nothing about it.


JR2020-01-29 08:43:54
Guys are you serious ? I’m currently reading comments about how Modern Warfare 2 is in the score. In Bad Boys for Life you can heard firstly : The Rock, Speed, Bad Boys, ... MW2 is just a reharsch of these score instead with some Black Hawk Down soundscape. Have you heard any MV score post 2005? &#128517;


Bill Koufo2020-01-29 10:49:08
Maybe the reuse of MW 2 is not Lorne's choice after all. Maybe the movie was temptracked with it, before scored, and the director got attached to it. So Lorne had either to "imitate" it or just use the same cues, since they were his.

This is just a speculation I made, since this happens quite often. I remember the Elfman - Raimi conflict about the train sequence in Spiderman 2, where Raimi asked Elfman to "copy" a cue from Hellraiser.

Scorefan reply Replies: 1 || 2020-01-25 15:43:54
Some cues sound like Speed 2


Bayhem2020-01-25 15:49:05
Some of the action bits, yeah......

Anonymous reply Replies: 5 || 2020-01-24 15:24:01
I love the score. It is action packed and to the point.

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...

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Anonymous2020-01-24 16:10:16
can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?


Anonymous2020-01-24 16:10:19
can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?


Magnus Rex2020-01-25 06:58:39
The clips are on his Facebook page.


Edmund Meinerts2020-01-25 12:39:45
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...


Bayhem2020-01-25 15:46:02
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...
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It's bigger than that.....

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.

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?

Lorne's Mission Impossible? No. Not even close.


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.

But the newer scores? They have two or three tracks that are good and everything else is.......utterly forgettable.

I blame it on the lack of themes. Orchestra or not, more scores need to have actual themes.

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 0 || 2020-01-24 16:11:52
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.

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.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2020-01-19 17:27:13
Gonna be guuuud...

Evenstar reply Replies: 9 || 2020-01-19 22:44:56
Original Movie Picture Score? lul. Usually it's called Motion Picture but ok.


Scorefan2020-01-21 03:21:18
@Evenstar maybe just to make a difference from maybe cues with rap or another kind of music that serves as additional score for the movie. For example Bad Boys 2 has Trevor Rabin and many composers as additional music but that's the composer music. Dr. Dre. write additional music but that was rap remixes. So, that's why i think the take movie picture score instead motion picture score.


Anonymous2020-01-21 05:20:52
LOL


Macejko2020-01-21 08:45:46
Nah, it's just a retarded mistake.


Maho2020-01-22 02:57:23
Mark Mancinas Score for the First - Good!
Trevor Rabin for the second - Fantastic Great Action Score I LOVE IT! Steve Jablonsky work too on it! The Dr. Dre Music in this too..

Lorne Balfe to the third - meeehhh buuuuhhh!!!


Bayhem2020-01-22 10:26:03
Mark Mancinas Score for the First - Good!
Trevor Rabin for the second - Fantastic Great Action Score I LOVE IT! Steve Jablonsky work too on it! The Dr. Dre Music in this too..

Lorne Balfe to the third - meeehhh buuuuhhh!!
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I agree about the first two scores. They're very different but equally as good. I know that some people are critical of the BB2 score (because it basically ignores the BB1 sound) but I love it. I think Rabin and Jablonsky did an amazing job.

As for Lorne' score.....I have to disagree. I think it's great. Granted, my opinion is based only on what I heard in the movie (haven't heard the entire album) but I really like what he did. Clearly it was done with love. I mean, the Bad Boys 1 score is one of the reasons why Lorne became a film composer. So the BB3 score wasn't a "rush job". He clearly put an effort to it. I'm looking forward to the entire album.


Maho2020-01-22 13:12:51
@Evenstar Original Movie Picture Score? lul. Usually it's called Motion Picture but ok.

No not always. I have a lot of scores where it is on the front of the booklet. Especially when an album with songs was released. So that the laypersons don't get confused, but still always manage not to look through, you can see on Amazon.


Evenstar2020-01-22 22:42:05
@Maho: Dude I know why its stated "Score", but thats NOT the issue. What I'm talking about here is "Movie" which should be called "Motion".


Evenstar2020-01-22 22:45:34
@Scorefan: You know what "Motion" means right? Motion picture = moving picture = movie. U either call it "Original Movie Score" or "Original Score from the Movie" or u call it "Original Motion Picture Score". But u can't say "Movie Picture" lol. Its just wrong or like Macejko said.. "a retarded mistake" ;-)


rockhound2020-01-23 12:08:04
available in nz itunes store. on the cover its correct now....motion picture score.

Evan reply Replies: 1 || 2020-01-22 00:58:28
When does this come out? I can't find it anywhere online. And if it has already come out, does anyone know where it's available?


Bayhem2020-01-22 10:18:31
Comes out this Friday :)

JD reply Replies: 0 || 2020-01-21 20:53:33
I’m assuming the first track is the end credits sequence? Lorne confirmed the end credits are included... and they are awesome.

AlitaFan reply Replies: 3 || 2020-01-19 22:54:00
Only 40min? :/


Yura2020-01-20 10:23:05
Indeed it is very sad...


MrZimmerFan2020-01-20 12:53:52
In a movie where there is a lot of pop songs -26 songs to be exact- isn't a surprise a little score from the composer, perhaps, Balfe select the best cues for the album.


Bayhem2020-01-20 15:01:18
@ MrZimmerFan


Yes, same thing with 6 UNDERGROUND. There were a lot of songs as well. Now we know why Lorne had the time to do all of those big movies in such a short period of time. lol.

Now if this was Transformers, it would've been a whole different story.....

Jean-Luc reply Replies: 0 || 2020-01-19 20:11:22
Interesting!

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