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Anyone here watching Westworld? If so, thoughts on Ramin's score so far? I'm really digging the subtle approach.Yeah, I noticed that name...which is nowhere on the OST page. Do we know what he contributed throughout?Return of the BRAAAAM in "Professor". This score is the very best-of HZ !I don't think it got a lot of *hate*...more like a lot of "meh". :p<br><br>I would indeed be curious to hear that Avengers Suite. Especially with the Scott Glasgow co-composing tag. He's an excellent composer who I never thought I'd see contributing to an RC score...True, there's even less worthwhile new material here than in On Stranger Tides. But on the other hand, this one isn't intellectually bankrupt the way that one is, using the wrong themes in the wrong places etc. But then again, in terms of an album, rehash is easier on the ears than "Vayentha" and "Seek and Find". :b<br><br>It's a quandary for sure. Certainly what both scores have in common is the trashing of a series' previously strong musical track record. :/
Same...I really wanna hear it.So having just seen the film recently and comparing the album to what's used, this is actually one of the best presentations of a Zimmer score.<br><br>Now having relistened to the album a few times since release, I honestly have to say that, for me, this is one of the Z-mans worst scores. Even more so than On Stranger Tides, in my opinion.<br><br>The biggest issue with this score is the lack of any strong new material. There is one strong theme introduced, with two small motifs compensating for the lack of original material. It just comes across as lazy, and definitely reeks of temp-tracking. Props to Zimmer and co. for giving a new spin on the old material though. The electronic sound works more often than not.That "Avengers Suite" is making me wonder if Jackman was initially gonna incorporate the different franchise themes before the directors decided to go the route they did. <br><br>As much as I like this score (I really don't get some of the hate it received) even I'll admit that it should have been more faithful to the preexisting ideas.Didn't make it. Was supposed to, ended up on KFP 3 & Bat V Sup instead.That's a damned good question actually, given that there's barely any choral writing in the score (and what there is is very basic Zimmery "aeiou" stuff).
Look here - download-soundtracks.comEdmund, I thought there were scheduling conflicts with Alice 2 and Tim wanted him to do that one. Not entirely sure as these movies were pretty far apart, but there production could have ended around the same time.Wait a minute! Guys, where is Eric Whitacre? Was he working on Inferno or not?Anybody have this??Probably has something to do with the fact that Burton is now divorced while Elfman is happily married. Different lifestyles now, so they probably aren't on the same page anymore.<br><br>
my thoughts exactly.I assume that there were scheduling conflicts with The Girl on the Train, but that can't be the whole story; surely you'd expect Elfman to prioritize the Tim Burton movie in that case...Do you know why Elfman didn't score this?A true collaboration then! Cool. It's a decent score, but at a lot of points it felt like an Elfman score without his personality or any really memorable themes...Yeah they really worked together, doing cues together, arranging eacher, sometimes one more in charge of something etc. As for the "techno track", it's the work of Jason Soudah actually.

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  1. The Ascent (27:39)
  2. The Descent (13:41)
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Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2013-12-10 17:31:33
Anyone else think that the part about 3 or 4 minutes into "The Ascent" resembles "Absurdity" from The Lone Ranger?

Dom reply Replies: 4 || 2013-09-01 22:06:52
can someone actually tell me who plays the guitar in the K2 movie ? I have the soundtrack from the movie and its not there ? it would be nice to know I had the move for over 15years ! someone said its E Van Halen huh ?

Hybrid Soldier2013-09-01 22:40:09
Click on "See details..." and you'll find all you need ! :)

Dom 2013-09-15 08:24:50
I mean no disrespect to Hans Zimmer in any way But why ? WHY !
was the Chaz Jankel soundtrack never released for the k2 movie ?
there is so much energy in it ! were MR Zimmer its just to mellow for my taste

anyone know where you can buy it download it ?


Hybrid Soldier2013-09-15 09:36:58
Ask Robert Townson from 20 years ago, he's the one who decided to release that version of the score.

HZ has nothing to do with it.

Actually I'm still trying to see the British version of that movie with HZ's score, no way I listen to it with Jankel's ! :P

Bioscope2013-09-15 17:19:34
In South Africa, there's a dvd distributer named NEXT VIDEO, if I remember correctly, that released the PAL version with Zimmer/ Glennie-Smith's version. Check out an online store named KALAHARI, you should get it there :)

The picture and sound is great...

MacArthur reply Replies: 2 || 2013-09-02 06:09:29
Is this the One on iTunes

MacArthur2013-09-02 06:10:31
Because I thought that Zimmer didn't do the music for K2. only the The Music Inspired by it

Anonymous2013-09-02 09:25:19
There are two scores - a European version (scored by Zimmer) and the original version (scored by Chaz Jankel).

mittens reply Replies: 0 || 2012-09-29 16:51:33
I was dust cleaning my old cds, and I accidentally read the notes Hans wrote on the back of this album where he thanked Nick Glennie-Smith for writing and arranging some cues which have unfortunately been omitted from this record, so if someone was wondering the music on this cd is 100% Zimmer.

just 007 reply Replies: 5 || 2011-06-28 22:16:00
track on expanded score
1. main title
2. the team
3. family
4. packistan / k2
5. brotherhood
6. climb high
7. portents of doom
8. denali
9. two friends
10. death zone
11. touching the void
12. save / end title

T-Mann0362011-06-28 23:59:19
I wish the 12 tracks are leaked. Thanks for sharing just 007.

K22011-06-29 02:23:01
I think its the OST cut into tracks with possibly the end credits added from DVD.

T-Mann0362011-08-13 02:36:01
Is it possible if you could separate them by length of time on each of the 12 tracks?

Takehiro2011-08-13 05:26:33
1. (3:10)
2. (4:30)
3. (1:41)
4. (2:57)
5. (4:06)
6. (3:37)
7. (3:10)
8. (3:01)
9. (3:04)
10. (4:45)
11. (2:56)
12. (4:40)

There is no extra music on this, it is simply the OST cut into film order. Its a neat idea, but its not an expanded score by any means, not even slightly.

T-Mann0362011-08-13 07:26:03
Thanks Takehiro... I DEFINITELY needed that!

Iceboy reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-13 00:00:00
Theres an expanded score of this on sale in Europe, from a bootlegging group. Anyone got the tracklisting for it?

tim reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-16 00:00:00
having seen both versions of the movie, with both scores... Jankel may have been a replacement, but his score works better within the film; the slow character scenes and vastness of the surroundings come across better with the pink-floyd-esque music in the american release. Zimmers score just doesn't match the tone of the film itself; its too busy, sonically cluttered, and dare-I-say, small scale.

That being said I prefer the European cut of the film for the extra scenes, so c'est la vie. And Zimmer's score, I was surprised to find, works really well on the CD, if you're a fan of his sound.

It just doesn't work in K2.

Now wheres the Chaz Jankel CD?

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-23 00:00:00
Superb soundtrack.
Originally saw the movie in the UK with the Hans Zimmer soundtrack. Absolutely stunning.
Live in Canada now, and own the infinitely inferior North American edition of the movie with some guy called Chaz Jankel doing soundtrack duty. Completely senseless!
Hans rules!
Praying that someone with real taste and class will release the DVD with the Hans soundtrack over here!

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-21 00:00:00
1) The Ascent (27:40) (The longest cue ever written by Hans Zimmer)
2) The Descent (13:41)

Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-04 00:00:00
An excellent progressive soundtrack that holds your ears bound to the speaker. The kind of soundtrack that you don't know what will you hear next. A must-hear soundtrack.

Eduardo Caballero reply Replies: 0 || 2005-07-19 00:00:00
Need to buy actual soundtrack and movie from K2, not interpretations of that music.
can you help me find that cd/dvd 2001-2015 OST 
K2 soundtrack - Hans Zimmer 1991