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The Stark theme always left a big impression on me, but the way it plays when Jon Snow dies gives me the chills<br><br>Andrew Kawczynski scored the movie Sky Hunter. The score is available on Spotify now. <br><br>The score is probably the most melodic/heroic that I heard from him.wtf is this? did zimmer score a porno?why hybrid when lorne himself confirmed it? <.<@Hybrid, can you confirm Lorne is scoring MI6?
I feel like the only way I could be excited about this would be if they adopted the sound of M:I-2, which I find very unlikely. Primarily because the sound is very dated, but also because Fallout is likely to be a more serious movie than II ever will be. Still, I'm cautiously optimistic, especially if it was true that he did the trailer music.<br><br>And it was Rogue Nation that Kraemer worked on, not Ghost Protocol.It's sort of been implied here before that Lorne Balfe worked on the "Bumblebee" suite... Is that correct (as far as anybody knows, at least)?Both scores are absolutely masterpieces, personally I prefer the second one. Outstanding. <br>This story deserves a perfect close also musically.I think we may be surprised with this one, guys. Tom Cruise and JJ Abrams both are into melodic sounding scores, amd when Lorne is allowed to go all out melodic on us he creates perfection (ie: LEGO Batman, Home, parts of Geostorm, his contributions to kung fu panda and Sherlock)... I do hope he has somewhat of a throwback sound from it, but I also want that signature RCP sound too! Not gonna lie this is good news for me.I'm sure the Balfe brigade will still find some way to tar and feather me for this, but I think he could do a decent job here. After all, you can't just write a generic action score for Mission Impossible. It has to have that throwback espionage feel, the suaveness, the sense of cool, and I think Balfe will do okay with that - look at Penguins of Madagascar. I just hope he gets to use a real orchestra for once (no excuse not to on a film of this type and size), and that he doesn't ignore Lalo Schifrin's theme.<br><br>I'd still rather have had Kraemer back considering the excellent job he did on Ghost Protocol (and the fact he never gets any assignments otherwise) but Balfe could do well here.
Damn I was hoping Zimmer, Giacchino or Kraemer would do this.Ha ha! Yes again and again ! This is excellent newsNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO not Balfe again and again and again :(Hey, everybody!<br>Did you hear the news?<br>Check this out:<br>https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=962210980613161& id=138474459653488Yes and no.<br><br>If we take into account that King Arthur is reminiscent of Crimson Tide, The Rock, The Peacemaker and Backdraft his contributions also pale because it is fair to say that King Arthur were based with the music of these films.
There's a video on YouTube. The video shows Howard Shore writing and conducting the music for the orchestra. The video also shows Howard Shore and Peter Jackson talking about the score. After that, Peter Jackson rejected the score writing one statement about that saying Howard and he discuss about the music many times, Howard recorded many cues but in the process Peter he wasn´t satisfied about the music. That thing created many discussions, they could not agree in terms of music so Peter fired Howard after that saying he prefered keep Howard as a friend. And then the hobbit came and the rest, well, the relation was not the same. <br><br>So there's like 50 to 70% percent of the music recorded by Howard Shore. He didn't finish the recordings, so, yes, there's a rejected score recorded. And then, James came aboard.Of course he's involved !Finally some news about this movie! I really hope Powell is involved because his scores for the first two moves are fantastic. I love them so much.Well "Prime" for TF2 is part of the main theme "Knights March" from King Arthur which Jablonsky co-composed so I really don't have a problem with a lot of the temps from King Arthur in Transformers. Specifically because Jablonsky did a lot of the main tracks for that score.Yeah, specially the "Prime" track from Transformers 2
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  2. Woad To Ruin (11:31)
  3. Do You Think I'm Saxon? (8:41)
  4. Hold The Ice (5:41)
  5. Another Brick In Hadrian's Wall (7:11)
  6. Budget Meeting (9:42)
  7. All Of Them! (10:24)
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Edmundo reply Replies: 6 || 2018-02-27 14:13:03
This must be the last really great score by HZ. After this, he went into his 'artist phase' (Brian Eno, Paul McCartney - they all have these phases and they all amount to nothing).

Interstellar is fine, as are the Nolan Batmans but this was the downfall of an icon. He became a silly sound designer.


Bibi2018-02-27 14:14:57
"Many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view."


Edmund Meinerts2018-02-27 15:04:02
Except At World's End came out three years later.


Medigo2018-02-27 17:06:33
And Sherlock
And Inception


Edmund Meinerts2018-02-27 17:39:16
and Angels & Demons


Medigo2018-02-27 20:08:22
Hell, Da Vinci Code came out in 2006


Olive2018-02-28 02:38:49
and INTERSTELLAR
and RUSH

and (in my opinion) THE DARK KNIGHT

Yo reply Replies: 1 || 2018-02-27 15:24:08
This cue from Trevor Jones beats most HZ stuff single-handedly, being as it is for Ridley Scott. ### EDITED ###

Have a go and appreciate some real talent. Not some Barfe casiotime.


Edmund Meinerts2018-02-27 16:16:18
Not that Trevor Jones isn't a fantastic composer, but is there really a point to just using him to keep dumping on Lorne Balfe? Don't think you're fooling anyone by constantly changing usernames.

Also, I see your Jones and raise you Jones: ### EDITED ###

A true hero! reply Replies: 1 || 2018-02-07 20:44:30
Hans Zimmer is a hero for having to watch this terrible movie multiple times and not going mad! Even with his excellent epic score this movie is unwatchable, now just imagine without music how torturous the experience was. If i was forced to do this i would probably hang myself in front of director's house with a message for him to burn it in the fiery pits of Mordor and save humanity from great pain suffering.


me again2018-02-07 20:46:19
sorry for the movie rant lol
But the music is 10/10!

SPECTER208 reply Replies: 3 || 2017-06-02 05:24:13
Is anyone familiar with the SOCOM 3 and SOCOM: Combined Assault soundtracks?! I hear similarities those soundtracks and in King Arthur.


Bioscope2017-06-02 05:58:50
I think the sound was more Peacemaker inspired, imho.


SPECTER2082017-06-02 06:39:48
You may be right but I know that James Dooley from SOCOM also helped on King Arthur. Some themes from both albums I can hum and transition seamlessly between each other.


James2017-06-02 10:56:53
And Dooley just went on to compose the music of the games in 2005. King Arthur is from 2004.

mpolonest123 reply Replies: 2 || 2016-10-09 23:56:52
Hybrid, I know you mentioned that Hans had written some suites for this film some time back. Do you have any idea about what those are like?

I finally listened to this score for the first time, and it really is one of his best action scores. You can hear all of the major influence on POTC2/Transformers.


Hybrid Soldier2016-10-10 00:38:40
No I don't... :/


mpolonest1232016-10-10 01:59:45
Ah shoot, between this and Lion King I would love to hear his initial concepts.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 9 || 2016-09-27 23:18:10
I found back Trevor Morris' note about this score. I wrote it in the details, pretty interesting on the process. :)


nvictor2016-09-27 23:52:33
thx Hybrid!


Prott2016-09-28 00:13:58
Great note! Very insightful. :) Thank you Hybrid.


iii2016-09-28 17:29:20
So we have a detailed discussion of how a cue on a HZ score comes together. Will people finally accept the idea that two composers can work on the same cue.

Maybe then we can work on getting people to understand that a credited additional arranger isn't a "ghostwriter".


Hybrid Soldier2016-09-28 21:02:07
Yeah it's interesting, I will try to add more notes from the various collaborators or Hans on his scores. Did the same with Last Samurai...


Ds2016-09-28 21:18:42
Can we listen to this cue "7m44c Final Battle Pt 3" somewhere?


Hybrid Soldier2016-09-28 21:25:02
Above on this very page... :P


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-29 00:33:45
Did anyone ever actually reject the idea that more than one person can work on a cue?


HypeMusic2016-09-30 14:30:17
Some song have multiple writers - so why can't film cues !


Edmund Meinerts2016-09-30 21:51:30
OF COURSE they can - nobody is saying otherwise! O.o

Ds reply Replies: 7 || 2014-12-22 14:39:58
Hybrid, did you ever get the chance to speak about this score with Hans? It is in my opinion one of the (if not THE) most epic stuff he's written, but curiously I've never heard him mentionning it in any interview. And it wasn't featured during the Revealed concerts (the most notable omission, along with The Last Samurai). Didn't he enjoy doing it? Or is it just because this movie has a bad reputation?

I'm asking this because I'm curious, and because I just replayed it for the first time in several weeks, and it blew me away (again).


Hybrid Soldier2014-12-22 14:53:57
I personally like this film a lot and of course the score (Well when you have a score done by Hans with Jablonsky, Morris, Dooley, NGS, RGW, Blake Neely, it's not exactly the ugliest team who worked with Hans ! :D).

I did mention him this score last year, he told me he wrote some suites for it (which are unreleased) which he likes a lot. Not sure he's a huge fan of the film though, the track title "All Of Them!" is actually a joke about a scene that got cut which just made no sense, where Arthur was asking how many saxons were there and he got as an answer "All of them !", and the scoring team had quite a good laugh...


Edmund Meinerts2014-12-22 15:37:25
I think this is one of the most underrated scores in the Zimmer canon, some of his most unadulterated BIG action writing. I see it kind of as a badass take-no-prisoners sibling to the more calm, reflective Last Samurai. I wish (but doubt) that Hans would return to this mode sometime soon.


Hybrid Soldier2014-12-22 15:45:34
It really is the incestuous son of POTC 1 & Last Samurai... And it's direct son is POTC 2... lol


Ds2014-12-22 17:14:14
Edmund, I like your comparison with TLS, so true!

Hybrid, thanks for taking the time to answer :-)

I would love to be able to perform an Inception on Hans, to make him add "Budget Meeting" to his next tour's setlist :p


Dr. D. Cobb2014-12-22 17:55:08
If you are interested, contact Mr. Charles at 528491, Limbo Street, at 4:35 p.m. precisely. Be on Time.


Lars2014-12-22 19:00:51
Budget Meeting is a fantastic piece of action music as the second half of Woad To Ruin. Both have a fantastic combination of rhythmic percussions and wonderful melodic string parts. good old rcp action music. would love to hear hans doing such music again.


Ds2014-12-23 00:12:10
Lars, you pointed out exactly what I love the most in this soundtrack. By the way, do you like the track "If you love these people" from MoS? It gave me exactly the same sensation as King Arthur (powerful rythmics and majestic melody).

Ralf reply Replies: 2 || 2010-05-22 00:00:00
Song of Exile, or 'We will go home' is indeed a much requested and extremely beautiful song, bound to give goosebumps to anyone that hears it.

If there the full 'movie version' of the song is available, please put it up :) A lot of fans can't wait to get their hands on it.


ashish2011-09-18 23:49:22
plz tell me how can i download this song.....song is beautiful.


Gabriel Scheare2014-11-14 19:07:53
LEAH does the best cover of this song I've ever heard. Check it out on YouTube and download using a program like Freemake Video Converter.

Mortifer V. reply Replies: 2 || 2014-04-19 21:00:57
Guy Ritchie is making a new King Arthur movie. Imagine if he asks Hans Zimmer to score it... :E :P


Prott2014-04-19 21:16:51
I can imagine it's going to be really different (both the movie and the score), so why not. :-)


Mortifer V.2014-04-19 21:20:37
yeah, that's for sure ;p

MacArthur reply Replies: 5 || 2013-09-08 18:58:36
Anyone hear "Hello Beastie" From POTC 2 in the last part of "Do you think I'm Saxon"


MacArthur2013-09-08 19:09:01
Not saying anything bad, Hey if you wrote it you are allowed to use it as much as you want.


Edmund Meinerts2013-09-09 13:42:00
More like the other way around. And yeah, I've always wondered why more people don't pick up on that. It's like three straight minutes of copied material.


Mortifer V.2014-01-24 03:42:36
another interesting similarity, is the fact that "Hold The Ice" has some portions that sound a lot like "Davy's Death" from "At World's End" recording sessions.


Edmund Meinerts2014-01-24 09:54:30
Yeah...At World's End owes quite a bit to King Arthur, actually. The beginning of "One Day" is quite similar to the very beginning of the first cue of KA. Davy's Death you mentioned. There's also a tiny little duduk theme in AWE's "Bootstraps/Elizabeth Locker" at 1:19 that's out of KA as well!

Coincidentally, those two are among my Top 3 Zimmer scores (Prince of Egypt is the third).


Mortifer V.2014-01-24 13:36:52
Indeed.

Ds reply Replies: 0 || 2014-01-23 01:18:17
It has nothing to do with RCP, but I think the samples for Clinton Shorter's upcoming "Pompeii" sound promising. Will we get a new "King Arthur" this year?

Samples here: www.amazon.fr/Pompeii-Andersons-Original-Picture-Soundtrack/ dp/B00HYQDTOM/

MacArthur reply Replies: 0 || 2013-08-30 03:25:28
This is A Fantastic score

joe reply Replies: 7 || 2011-02-26 00:00:00
this movie is the most shitttest movie on earth i have ever seen


Jim2012-01-20 16:15:17
You talk out ya arse, its one of the best.


Areozz2012-01-20 17:06:23
Congratulations on replying to something that's almost a year old.


King Arthur2012-01-21 00:56:09
Areozz you are the biggest condescending prick ever! lol Who cares when he replied!


Areozz2012-01-21 01:49:41
Way to overreact, genius. Take a step back and look at yourself...Look at yourself in the mirror and think about what you've been doing this whole time. Does it feel good to call people names? Do you get a rush out of it?


King Arthur2012-01-21 08:03:53
Yes! haha


D-Fault2012-01-21 14:32:20
Less hate more love


Richard2013-04-13 06:06:04
I have noticed there have been rude comments 'round here at times. I love to use this site for Hans Zimmer and RCP info. Sad people come here to hate ^_^
#RCP for the win

OMG reply Replies: 0 || 2012-04-19 01:29:26
lol, I just listened to this score for the first time since it came out and straight away I wondered if Jablonsky worked on it. Sure enough, he did. He's so versatile, this sounds almost nothing like Transformers xD ahahaha

Nik reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-06 00:00:00
Caitlin,i think the song is awesom,too bad disney is behaving like this.they will gain nothing by keeping the song unreleased,instead someone should persuade disney to release the song by any means like threatening to boycott their work and also that the song will earn them nothing like this but may make some disney fans to turn away from them.

joe 2 reply Replies: 0 || 2011-04-06 00:00:00
may be this joe hates good films

DAS reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-23 00:00:00
They didn't include the best song "Song of The Exile (We Will Go Home)" because Hans-Zimmer didn't write it, instead it was written by Caitlin Matthews. I'd guess it was either a songs rights or credits discrepancy that prevented it's inclusion.

xeriouxi reply Replies: 0 || 2010-09-18 00:00:00
This is, IMO, one of Hans Zimmer's greatest scores... just listening to the start of 'All of Them!' sends me off into some strange trance-like state where I can feel all my hairs stand on end... the voice, the ominous synth notes playing in the background... I'd buy the CD just for this one track. May you continue your genius work for many years to come, Hans! =)

titemangakaaa reply Replies: 0 || 2010-07-02 00:00:00
Hi, i'm a french girl. I like every soundtrack of hans zimmer. That makes us feel what characters can feel. It's good

Shahrouz reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-30 00:00:00
I think if you spend your ENTIRE life listening to "All of them" , it's not a waste .

austin reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-17 00:00:00
please put exile song on here

simon reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-13 00:00:00
hi

erica reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-05 00:00:00
i love the exile song. cant find it anywere. please put it on here!!!!!!!!!!

Ranny reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-04 00:00:00
Indeed i too missed the Song of Exile most of them all!

Francine reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-20 00:00:00
I love the music. Great soundtrack

Andy reply Replies: 0 || 2009-12-02 00:00:00
superb soundtrack, but shame "Song of Exile" is missing. Should be included, please.

Ravi Krishna reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-12 00:00:00
Skyler, great to see I'm not the only vegetarian here! :-)

I love this score, BTW.

Skyler reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-12 00:00:00
I'm a vegetarian and I think a burger tastes best without the meat haha
But if hamburger meat tasted as good as Budget Meeting sounds, I might change my ways...

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-11 00:00:00
max, i hope you're not referring to a macdonalds burger! white castle forever :D though i never been there hehe

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