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hybrid created a very good suite from this movie, also because he left out the more uninteresting action stuff. the whole score is not original, but the themes are great because they transport emotions and excitement. the quiter parts are also very nice. im sure the actionmusic is very functional in the movie, but as a stand alone listening experience it is not very convincing. too much electronics which make too much noise. when the themes kick in, it sounds good, but a better mix of orchestra and electronics would have helped. sadly you won't find a second "Burn around the moon" or "Goodbye/Landing" from Armageddon in this score.Yep. He will be in Nightwing's next solo movie<br>I think we all agree, Lorne Balfe is getting better and better, he's working at the speed of light and handles many different genres. Plus, he seems to be a very cool person. I'm really happy he got there, and I believe he'll be getting some major movies in the next few years (Terminator Genysis, Geostorm & Ghost in the Shell don't count, they were predicted failures undergoing a damage control process).<br><br>But anyway, I think his best solo score is still Home.Maybe there is a big surprise and Disc 2 is different from the actual release. If you look at the download files you see 01-01 to 01-24. I think Disc 2 must be named 02-01, 02-02...etc.Can I ask why there is no page made for The Nut Job 2 by Heitor Pereira?
I'm not upset, nor am I disinterested in Balfe's work. Don't get me wrong. I welcome any and all discussion! But there's a difference between "discussion" and "blind fanboy gushing", and I've seen way more of the latter here this year than the former.Have to agree because if you haven’t an interest in Lorne’s work then just don’t goto his films topics ! Either way I like the suite here good old school MVIf you have an issue with Balfe simply don’t click on Geostorm etc! Just ignore it . God knows why Edmund gets so upset !!!! You don’t have to read the postsThis is already a much more interesting conversation than all the blind praise that was being spilled earlier. Thanks guys! :DEverybody is free to love whatever music they want, but I agree that the Balfe praise is a bit over the top. I mean I saw a comment that said that all of Balfe's scores from 2017 were the best of their genre which I think is over the top. I mean nothing against Balfe, he's a very good composer, but I just don't think he deserves all that praise about him being the best.
Anything, @LP. I myself have spent several hours of my life listening Balfe's work and, of course, commenting here.<br><br>It's okay to get on a page and say "this is the best score of all ages" or "this is the worst shit I've ever heard", as long as this behavior is restricted to a minority who has make the mistake of making this kind of comment because not listened to many jobs of the same composer or of other composers or who do not respect his efforts to carry out the work.<br><br>> Waymann - Ramin did good work on A Mountain Between us.  Completely atypical of his recent outputs, and showed more range.  It is rooted a bit in his work on Hans' rom-com scores (i.e. The Holiday) and sounds excellent overall.Just wondering, why would anyone have an issue with people who go into a Lorne Balfe soundtrack page to rave about the work of Lorne Balfe?I'm not saying that I don't like his music, because I really do, but I think there are also a lot of composers this year that have created amazing scores and they don't get the same talk. Let's mention Ramin Djawadi for The Mountain Between Us, Benjamin Wallfisch for A Cure For Wellness and It, and even outside of RCP like Giacchino with his fantastic War for the Planet of the Apes, Beltrami with The Snowman or the recent Ragnarok by Mothersbaugh (well, this does not belong in this page, so I understand why there is no talk about him).<br>And I repeat that I like Balfe, but not everything he does is perfect, and for example this, I don't consider it too original, because it reminds me to a lot of older scores. And for example, from Balfe I think one of the best was Churchill, and that didn't get much talk or praise neither.I do not think anyone here is hurting because another composer besides of the HZ - JP - HGW triad is being well received by the audience. Well, I agree that this behavior in any session regardless of who the composer is, is very uncomfortable. But we have to understand that each an of the RCP guys has its glory days. Balfe is conquering his. The problem is the proportions of compliments. Many people liked PoTc 5 (best RCP score of the year in my opinion, of course), for example, many also hated, the justifications were many, but the discussion was balanced. If you enter on the forum of  any score of any composer you find diverse but balanced opinions, what is missing in the forums about Balfe scores is this balance. Nothing against the growth of his popularity or the reception of his scores, only the judgments that seem a little too exaggerated. It's even a little weird.
Due to Edmund getting upset !!!! I’m scared to ask about if anyone knows about The Florida Project ????How pathietic that it bothers some ,that some of us are excited about another composers music. Get a life people. Balfe has become a great composer this year so give him a break . If you don’t like it , you can find another forumI agree, I'm shocked no one is talking about how great Ramin Djawadi's score is for The Mountain Between Us. Much better than this new Lorne Balfe score, I'm mean really, this Geostorm score is just a constant reminder to other scores from RCP from the past. Nothing original here. Only the track May Day is memorable.I like it too but I don't understand why this thread is full of slobbering fanboys while nobody is talking about, say, Kingsman 2 which is just as good. I don't want to stop anyone talking about his music but did we really need every day this year for someone to go "oh my god I can't wait for Lorne to release another unreleased cue from Ghost in the Shell"? It doesn't contribute anything meaningful and makes this site look even more like a YouTube comments section than it already does.Your right Edmund ..... how dare we take about any other composer apart from Zimmer or John Powell!  Thankfully your point of view is in the minority. There is obviously a reason why he is one of the busiest composers . Geostorm isn’t original BUT it’s great music and I like it at least
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Backdraft
Label: Milan Records
Length: 42'50 (Score: 30'00)
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  1. Set Me In Motion - Bruce Hornsby (5:20)
  2. Fighting 17th (4:26)
  3. Brothers (3:32)
  4. The Arsonist's Waltz (1:58)
  5. 335 (3:02)
  6. Burn It All (5:19)
  7. You Go‚ We Go (5:11)
  8. Fahrenheit 451 (2:59)
  9. Show Me Your Firetruck (3:31)
  10. The Show Must Go On - Bruce Hornsby (7:32)
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Dimitris Krommidas reply Replies: 0 || 2015-08-27 17:04:42
Classic. Glad to have this too.

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-03-01 09:32:24
Interesting…Shirley Walker orchestrated a Hans Zimmer score, and Hans Zimmer was a musician for a Shirley Walker score, and BOTH have composed a Batman score. :P

Small world.

D A R T H reply Replies: 2 || 2013-01-27 14:29:16
i a have a new version : score 22 tracks (01:07:55) + source musics

01. Chicago 1971
02. Main Titles
03. 17Th
04. Investigating
05. Late For Work
06. Mannequin Fire
07. Approaching Fire
08. The Fire's Story
09. Show Me Your Firetruck
10. Love & Danger
11. Man Down
12. Brothers Fight
13. Fire Is A Living Thing
14. I Really Miss You
15. Torn Apart
16. The Arsonist's Attack
17. The Fire Looked At You
18. The Arsonist Unveiled
19. You Go, We Go
20. Funeral
21. Epilogue
22. Main Titles (Remix)
23. Hans Zimmer - Hans Zimmer Interview (Bonus Track)
24. Bruce Hornsby, The Range ''Set Me In Motion''
25. Bruce Hornsby, The Range ''The Show Goes On''
26. Los Lobos ''I Walk Alone''
27. The Smithereens ''A Girl Like You''
28. Cream ''Sunshine of Your Love''
28. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas ''(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave''
29. Edwin Starr ''War''

(4 source musics are still missing)



Magnus Rex2013-01-27 21:17:49
Useless, really.


fabien2013-01-28 17:34:33
Hell Yes !

FlorianSteinfurtNews reply Replies: 1 || 2012-02-04 00:14:57
Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer,

ich und mein Kumpel vom YouTube-Kanal FlorianSteinfurtNews werden zur Mitte des Jahres 2012 hin einen Film anlässlich des Jubiläums der örtlichen Feuerwehr produzieren.
Dürfen wir das Lied "Show me your firetruck" in der Audiospur des Filmes verwenden?

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
L. Bienbeck
FlorianSteinfurtNews


Phil2012-05-05 22:43:03
ich denke nicht, dass Hans Zimmer das hier zu lesen bekommt! ;)
bin mir zwar nicht sicher, aber ich denke du solltest direkt an den Administrator eine Mail schicken? ;)
nur ein Tipp

Anonymous reply Replies: 5 || 2012-03-10 21:41:38
00:28 to 00:35 in track 5 sounds like gladiator.


iPhil2012-03-11 07:42:07
that's true!
sounds like Honor Him!


tomPoland2012-03-12 09:14:02
Glaiator sounds like Backdraft, don't you think? 1991 and 2000...


Anonymous2012-03-12 15:58:49
Glaiator? I don't know if there is a movie called glaiator, don't you know?


Mycroft2012-03-12 17:19:06
Oh boy: everyone has stooped so low on this site that there are now grammar Nazis? How pathetic. What a dick.


Anonymous2012-03-14 10:02:36
But it's worth an answer...

Aggelos reply Replies: 0 || 2010-07-23 00:00:00
Leonidas Leonardi FTW!!!!

Lou reply Replies: 0 || 2010-01-03 00:00:00
Agree, Zimmers best piece is this one ! !!! i mean he can make your hart pull out of your chest!!!!!!
i woluld really love to see him live!

DannySwede reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-28 00:00:00
This is absolutely Zimmers best piece...the mood , the feel the emotions...PERFECT

Graham reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-13 00:00:00
After just listening to Backdraft soundtrack in a long time. I am still grasped by the amount of emotion there is in this score. My two favourite composers are Hans Zimmer And James Horner. Both when give a good script can perform above and beyond. Where have the massive themes and romance gone out of movies today.

Mikel S.i.W (from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-04 00:00:00
Hans, you are the best. Ypur score for BACDRAFT is a piece of History. Thanks MAESTRO. 10/10

Eric Gabriel reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-11 00:00:00
Im fann of your music... just extreme... Backdraft... ufff. no words... keep going.. exelent work.

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batman5 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-04-18 00:00:00
i love show me your fire truck. you do an excellent job of always picking the right melodies and finding the flow between the low brass and it. you are the best composer ever

Gabe reply Replies: 0 || 2007-01-14 00:00:00
Simply the Best Score of our time! The greatest work in film music!

Türk reply Replies: 0 || 2006-07-15 00:00:00
thank you very much
for every music you made!

Adam reply Replies: 0 || 2005-12-16 00:00:00
I have listened to this soundtrack countless times. It can really get you going. I've pumped it in my truck (pickup not semi) on long trips by myself. It sounds great with 3 big 12"-- subs pounding the lows and getting the full effect of the cd....

Laq reply Replies: 0 || 2005-10-28 00:00:00
Best soundtrack ever. "--You Go, We Go"-- is my absolute favorite from Zimmer. I suggest everyone to get your hands to this awesome soundtrack. Just beautiful. Movie was really great too --]

Paulette reply Replies: 0 || 2005-03-13 00:00:00
I've always been a big fan. This is one of my favorite soundtracks and its what really got me looking into all the other stuff he has done.

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