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mpolonest123 I totally agree with you. It's not that I don't like Gladiator (is an awesome score) but I think The Last Samurai is one of Zimmer's most underrated scores and for me is one of his bests'Goldsmith's original is epic, this is boring and generic crap.It's some kind of arabic, I can verify that theory myself. It's Deshi Basar'a, Go Quickly! or Rise Quickly!Well here is my last response... this is beyond absurd... & I feel Mr MK is somebody with a weird agenda posing as a fan.  Yes, I AM THE REAL PEDRO EUSTACHE [not somebody "posing" for me] & I truly think this is useless... specially with people impossible to exchange honest, constructive opinions with... Please, whoever MK is, please, before you "tear me down" do your homework, & check out what God has blessed me with [yes, even if you don't believe in him, he is real tome... WHEN I ALMOST COMMITTED SUICIDED AFTER MY DAUGHTER—THREE-YEARS OF AGE— DIED OF BRAIN CANCER, JESUS SAVED MY LIVE, SIR!!  YES, HE IS THAT REAL TO ME... IN SPITE OF YOUR MOCKERY & DISRESPECTFUL SARCASM... you might be surprised… I have composed & performed a 47 minute long, 12 movement concerto for 21 solo wind instruments of the world with Mtro. Gustavo Dudamel & his extraordinary orchestra, for example, in which I perform Raga Todi in a unique 15-hole bansuri built by myself, or when I mix a fugue Bach-style with Spanish “Bulería” Flamenca, or use a “mirror-form” in the Armenian piece in which the actual musical orchestral score—literally!—‘draws’ the silhouette of mount Ararat, the symbol of Armenia, or a 21/8 piece for the Easter-European section that starts with 12 upright basses slapping & doing ‘pizzicato Bartok’, or etc… you get the picture!!…] or recording three times with Mtro John Williams [missed the fourth time just now: “Star Wars VIII” due to being in world tour w Hans,,, (recordings where in May 2 & 4)—besides MANY other movie scores with Hans, John Powell, John Debney, James-Newton Howard, etc... or building more than 100 instruments, including unique instruments that nobody else in the world has, after doing research in acoustics with highly specialized Ph, D’s in flute & wind acoustics like Dr. John Coltman & Dr. Peter Hoekje, for example… & etc, ETC… My point: this is ridiculous!! I do not have to defend myself from such absurdity... Ah, forgot to mention: I just finished a 242 pages long book on "How to Write our Own Cadenzas in Mozart Style", or my studies of “Musical Phenomenology” with Mtro Markand Thakar--disciple of the genius Sergiu Celibidache--or that I have more than 7 years of Symphonic experience, studied Indian classical music with luminaries like Pnd Ravi Shankar—yes, THE legendary, iconic, irreplaceable & historic Ravi Shankar!— & Pndt. Hariprasad Chaurasia... but wait... I'm wasting my time!!… Mr MK might not even know who these geniuses are!… He just thinks I am a "jazz player”… such rubbish!! …And concerning your mockery of the Creator, please do not make public your ignorance in such an obvious way... THE GREATEST MUSICIAN IN ALL HISTORY: J.S. BACH SAID THAT MUSIC EXISTS TO "GLORIFY GOD & TO SUBLIMATE THE HUMAN SOUL'... but of course, you might not even know who J. S. Bach is… So, I will refrain from honoring your absurdly useless, empty, & strangely biased criticism... And no, sorry, I love Hans, BUT HE IS NOT GOD... He is a wonderful human being with great talent & wonderful heart... Only God is GOD--whether you believe on Him or not--May GOD BLESS YOU sir!! I will not waist more of my time in this... Blessings to all!!It's feel like they all look like images they use for merchandise books and magazine's, also the posters look like they are for a movie for children. But that's my opinion. The postes for all other films were fantastic, these feel like a big downgrade. Maybe that's why I don't like them.
Great!Hi, how long is the average concert? Specifically the one in the Qudos Bank Aetna, Sydney Olympic Park.The first trailer had a bit of Tessa's music at the start, the second a bit of Lockdown's theme, the big kinda orchestral bit, instead of the electronic braaaaams.Got a special chance to hear a part of salazar's theme, sounds like a varied version of blackbeard's theme but it fits appropriately, very evil. You all should like it.Woops! Made a typo. <br><br>What was used in the final trailer *wasn't* exactly what ended up being used in the film ;)
Sounds like a suite<br><br>And wasn't it only the final trailer that used material from the actual score? It was Lockdown's theme. But what was used in the trailer was exactly what ended up being used in the film.@MrTweedy <br>That is true, and you do get the guitars in "Barbarian Horde" (not sure where else though).<br><br>I have to admit, as revolutionary as Gladiator was at the time, I think it's one of Zimmer's more overrated scores. Not that I necessarily think it's bad, but IMO both Last Samurai and King Arthur show a much stronger balance of themes and action writing, yet unfortunately were never as recognized by the mainstream the same way Gladiator was.That synth in the main theme! I didn't expect that. It's really good.@mpolonest123<br>Actually, there's a small hint at the "spaniard" guitar theme after the sequence where he escapes his execution (track "Homecoming" on the More Music album).No Transformers Last Knight thread yet so posting here. The official site got updated with a new piece of music, and holy hell, it's amazing!<br>www.transformers movie.com<br><br>Also pretty sure the last trailer's music was from him too, Age of Extinction had his scores on almost every trailer.
I like all the posters they released for the film.<br>But if someone don't like them it's fine.<br>I will agree with you Dimitris, I too want the main poster as the cover for the album.Epic score from Harry!https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pirates_of_the_Caribbean:_Dead _Men_Tell_No_Tales<br><br>The main poster of the film is the best yes. I hope they put it for the album cover.Is this poster bad? It's one of the best I have seen.<br><br>https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5560e1bbe4b0cc18bc643 12d/5562957ce4b03107de7ca6ca/58f0476a5016e1685c5e99af/149214 1933102/17015800_10154981836668830_529268610073059017_o.jpgHopefully the artwork looks good, because the posters they released for this film are so bad and ugly.
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Hans ZimmerJay RifkinShirley WalkerBruce Fowler
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Backdraft
Label: Milan Records
Length: 42'50 (Score: 30'00)
HZimmer.com rating:        4/5
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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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