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Marr is probably performing the James Bond theme...you know, on the electric guitar? Which is the instrument he's famous for?<br><br>Jesus, I swear there are some people who won't be happy until Lorne Balfe is singlehandedly both composing and performing the score to every film that is ever made.I can't say that I am happy.  I love Marr, but I don't want Marr in Lorne's position.  #BalfeforBondJohnny Marr has been confirmed to be performing on the score...<br><br>Is there going to be a separate discussion thread for this btw?Dark Materials was anything but "a pure orchestral sound" lolIt largely has to do with the types of films he scores.
Meh, you're not alone. Not a big fan of Desplat, especially when it comes to his contributions to pre-established franchises.Track 9. Stop The Crane and 11. Burn Or Jump<br><br>Excellent.One of the most elite scores produced.I might get hate for this and Desplat might be a cool guy, but I have no idea why he gets so many Oscar nominations... please donīt kill meMan, I am actually excited to hear Balfe's score for Bad Boys for Life - the clips he's posted on his Facebook page sound awesome and like they could truly honour Mancina. The Balfe components sound epic and the Mancina integrations dynamic. What's to fear, right?  <br><br><br>I do fear that someone makes Alan Myerson to distill these 100s of performers, choral and orchestral, to make the whole score sound like an 80s casio synth again - please don't!! Balfe's had huge success with Dark Materials and Gemini Man with a pure orchestral sound - don't fuck it up, PLEASE.
meh to desplat. this score needs jackman...The "Knight March" theme is really potent. Hans should release his suites for this! I know it'll never happen, but a CD of just his original demos for his various projects would be really fun to hear.I also want to remind people that Cate Shortland is directing this film. This is a director that said James Horner destroyed the movie Avatar with his manipulative  music.<br><br>I wouldn't be surprised if most of the music is more tame without melodies. But then again, Disney is really the composer here, not Desplat.Shince, outside of the admittedly great main theme I do find Silvestri's Avengers music to be fairly forgettable...the sort of standard watered down orchestral sound that Marvel loves, not badly composed or anything but not particularly distinctive and a bit disappointing coming from a composer who in the past was capable of stuff like Judge Dredd, The Mummy Returns or Van Helsing.We never usually have the credits of Lorne's projects.  Could Hybrid get the credits of Lorne's projects?
Some additional credits from the cuesheet:<br><br>Lorne Balfe, Steffen Thum<br><br>COFFEE TIME<br>NIGHT VISITORS<br><br><br>Lorne Balfe, Steve Davis<br><br>FIRST CONFRONTATION<br>VAN ATTACK<br><br><br>Lorne Balfe, Sven Faulconer<br><br>MOTORCYCLE CHASE<br>URIE TALKS TO HENRY<br><br><br>Lorne Balfe, Max Aruj<br><br>BUDAPEST<br>TRAIN RIDE<br><br><br>Steffen Thum<br><br>MEET JACKBut the style in Bad Boys 2 is totally different to the style in part 1. so the explanation doesn't make much sense.I have met with Tony Scott, on the filming location of Spy Game I asked him, who will compose the music for the film, he answered Hans Zimmer. :) And it landed at HGW. And Tony had worked with HGW only since then. <br>Mancina dropped out because, he wanted to do something new for the movie and didn't want to repeat himself, and MB and JB didn't like the idea, and they wanted the same music style, so MC left the project.Last time Disney hired Desplat, he ended up... not doing the score at all...Oh, shit, i forgot Valerian, such an amazing epic/space score.<br><br>Terrific
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The Lion King Special Edition
Label: Walt Disney Records
Length: 52:17
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  1. Circle Of Life (performed by Carmen Twillie)
  2. I Just Can't Wait To Be A King (performed by Jason Weaver)
  3. Be Prepared (performed by Jeremy Irons)
  4. Hakuna Matata (performed by Nathan Lane and Ernie Sabella)
  5. Can You Feel The Love Tonight (performed by Joseph Williams and Sally Dworsky)
  6. The Morning Report (performed by James Earl Jones‚ Jeff Bennett and Evan Saucedo)
  7. This Land (instrumental)
  8. ...To Die For (instrumental)
  9. Under The Stars (instrumental)
  10. King Of Pride Rock (instrumental)
  11. Circle Of Life (performed by Elton John)
  12. I Just Can't Wait To Be A King (performed by Elton John)
  13. Can You Feel The Love Tonight (End Title) (performed by Elton John)
  14. Can You Feel The Love Tonight (remix) (performed by Elton John
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Tori reply Replies: 1 || 2005-08-27 00:00:00
we should be aloud to download all of them
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! coz i want themoring report


MARIO2012-05-03 13:05:02
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Anonymous reply Replies: 2 || 2011-09-20 17:54:45
So the film is in theaters (again), and it is doing remarkably well (considering it is a re-release). This is the third time this movie is making its way to the top of the charts, yet even now there is no proper score release. Whatever happened to that "expanded Lion King" album that Hans Zimmer promised? I thought he said "one of these days [he] will be good; [he] will ask Disney 'hey let's do an expanded Lion King score', and [Disney] will say yes."? I remember he said the score is not expensive to release, and he even claimed he is looking Lion King his tapes up, and he is finding things no one has ever heard, etc, etc.

So. Why is it that the newly announced Lion King Deluxe Edition album is once again a song collection? How is it that everything is getting an expanded release of some sort (most of which don't even need one), but this one is still a no-go? I am sure Mr. Zimmer can make it happen if he really wants to. But then again it appears that he is so indifferent about his fans. Oh brother...


Smith2011-09-20 20:10:59
supporting you in every phrase you've written.
a shame we haven't something until now. and people moaning about inception and transformers, while these beauties haven't got any love since years.


Obelisk2011-09-20 20:19:25
Well said. I recently purchased the new DVD and it was like falling in love all over again with the score. Fingers crossed that the new Intrada/Disney collaboration might finally do this masterpiece the justice that it's been denied since 17 years. And there couldn't be a better opportunity to coincide it with than the diamond edition Blu-ray release!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-21 00:00:00
I'm glad to listen to my favorate Lion King Score is King of Pride Rock.

Jordan reply Replies: 0 || 2010-12-05 00:00:00
I am glad to listen to my favorate song is King of Pride Rock.

Pridelander reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-20 00:00:00
> About orchestra

I've never seen any particular name of the orchestra on TLK, but according to the end credits, the music was recorded at:
MEDIA VENTURES (USA), TODD A-O SCORING (USA), ANGEL STUDIOS (UK), BOP STUDIOS (South Africa)
http://www.lionking.org/endcredits.html

And according to DVD commentary the chorus was a mix of London chorus & South African choir.
The songs of voice actors were probably recorded in the US & UK.
Plus, most Disney scores are recorded in America, so I think the orchestra was recorded only in the US (Todd A-O), with musicians of Hollywood, as Ravi said.

Ravi Krishna reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-12 00:00:00
I think the purely orchestral material was recorded in the US, so it should be the Hollywood Symphonic Orchestra. The material featuring both African choir and orchestra (both score and the underscore for the songs) was recorded in South Africa and UK so LSO could be the one in UK.

Prott reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-11 00:00:00
e.buening@faz.de : LSO?

e.buening@faz.de reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-11 00:00:00
Can anybody tell me, whats the name of the orchestra playing the the original-soundtrack?

Rapier reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-20 00:00:00
All you Hans Zimmer/Lion King/Disney fans, if you can, please take some time to read and sign the following petition to get the complete score of The Lion King released officially -
www.petitiononline.com/LIONKING/petition.html

Thanks! ;)

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-02 00:00:00
No doubt this is the best score of Hans Zimmer, and personaly i think it is the most beautiful and dramatic music ever written!
the movie is also great!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-05-24 00:00:00
Oah, "This Land" is so much more than life, it is, oh, something so great. Plenty o' feelings, happiness, sorrow, strength and honor, bloody hell, perfect! Thanks, Hans!
Intro of Be Prepared sounds like Nightwish, hmm...

batman5 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-04-18 00:00:00
agreed that you need to get a job and get money to buy his cd. hans i love king of pride rock one of the best youve ever done. very awesome job

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Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-01-11 00:00:00
Honestly, I don't see much difference between this CD and the '94 one. At first, I was hoping that it will contain more score tracks than the first CD but, instead, it contains two new tracks which are not very special. So, I don't think that it is greater than the first one. I like the artwork on this one and that's all. So, if they want to release a real Special Edition, then they should add more score tracks and, why not, release a special edition on double CD because a movie with music like this really deserves to be in any music fan collection. I don't say that this CD is a waste of money but, like I said before, it's not very special. So, think twice if you have to choose between this and the '94 one. This is my advice.

GT Master reply Replies: 0 || 2006-09-04 00:00:00
The Lion King great movie great music. Thanks Mr. Zimmer

Tyler reply Replies: 0 || 2006-06-30 00:00:00
*agrees with Jamie

Caephalo Trecca reply Replies: 0 || 2005-12-05 00:00:00
Me too

Jamie reply Replies: 0 || 2005-11-17 00:00:00
I just want to tell you - that would mean, you can download the whole CD without paying anything. That is not okay! Hans Zimmer also has to earn money. Don't be so selfish.
I love your music, Hans Zimmer!

jax reply Replies: 0 || 2005-11-11 00:00:00
yeah i agree i want other music 2

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