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I was honored, back in 2006, to meet both Nick Glennie-Smith and Harry Gregson-Williams.<br><br>I talked with both about The Rock, and here's what they told.<br><br>Nick & Hans worked very closely on most of their cues. That's why it's so hard to notice any difference between their own styles (and why they share most of the credits).<br>Harry worked separately from Nick & Hans. He remembered working on the San Francisco Chase (though we know Don Harper helped at some point in the process), and on "a lot of the action material from the second half of the movie, once the heroes reach Alcatraz".<br>The credits here tend to prove they were right.<br><br>All the Opening Titles / SEAL Attack is a bit complicated. Hans might have written the theme, but it also might be arranged for pictures by Nick Glennie-Smith (plus there's a lot more going on in these tracks than the man theme alone). So, well, I guess the final result still is a collaborative effort.A brilliant score, no matter what some people might say. Some of the darkest and most beautiful themes by Hans Zimmer were born here, as well as a lot of very exciting and propulsive electronic techniques. <br>Heck, I even like the movie! The score fits like a glove.<br>It helps that I'm a huge Tony Scott fan though.<br><br>Zimmer would even 'steal' from this score quite a bit in some of his later films. The 'Wayne Manor Suite' from TDKR comes to mind, as well as one of the Blade Runner 2049 themes being strangely similar to The Fan's 'Opening Titles' theme, and I'm sure there are other examples.<br><br>I would love for a complete version to be officially released sometime. It's very unlikely, but one can dream...Listen to the first demo at NGS demos album of "The Rock". The opening and SEAL Attack have a few notes from original NGS theme. That's why NGS is credited to it.I remember hearing something about NGS not wanting his name in the opening credits since it was a Hans cue playing. So yeah. I think the opening is really just Zimmer and the NGS credit is a formality since it was supposed to be Nick’s score.I'm sorry, disregard EVERYTHING I just wrote...The credit on "SEAL Attack" is HZ/NGS/Stern, not HZ/HGW/Stern. Not sure how I missed that. *facepalm*
OK, so a thought...<br><br>"Opening" and "SEAL Attack" are functionally identical; Hybrid says that Hans originally wrote it for the latter scene and it was then placed over the main titles of the film. However, the former is credited to Hans and NGS, the latter to Hans, HGW and Steven Stern. Presumably, since HGW/Stern aren't credited on "Opening", their contribution to "SEAL Attack" is limited to that first minute, which does indeed have a lot of HGW-ish percussion work to my ears. That leaves the rest of "SEAL Attack" as Hans' work alone, which begs the question: why the heck is NGS credited for "Opening", then, since it's basically identical? Screw it, I'm labeling that a solo Hans cue. Always bugged me that there wasn't at least one on this score. :pHi dear hans , i'm farzin a film composer from iran , i composed many films & tv series in my country also winning some awards and some of them are in IMDB , but music comunity is verry small here and i think i'm wasting my time & music here , its pleasure to be your assistant or working with you or anything you think i can be useful (sorry my english language is not good). please please just listen to one track of my music (i will send some for you if you reply me with email) and if it was qualified email me and let me know , also i have to travel to california this December cause my family lives there. i'm always thankful hans for your help & attention. Email : farzingharahgozloo@yahoo.comHi dear hans , i'm farzin a film composer from iran , i composed many films & tv series in my country also winning some awards and some of them are in IMDB , but music comunity is verry small here and i think i'm wasting my time & music here , its pleasure to be your assistant or working with you or anything you think i can be useful (sorry my english language is not good). please please just listen to one track of my music (i will send some for you if you reply me with email) and if it was qualified email me and let me know , also i have to travel to california this December cause my family lives there. i'm always thankful hans for your help & attention. Email : farzingharahgozloo@yahoo.comThat's the 'Album Version' of Time To Suit UpI'm "missing" three of the tracks for the complete score - CA Suite, WS Suite, and the alternate version of Time to Suit Up. <br><br>It looks like the CA and WS suites are pretty much the same ones on the official release as the lengths match up perfectly, but where can I find the alternate of Suit Up?
Cheers mateI agree. Great score. This is "Hans Zimmer Dark Minimalism" done absolutely right. And the Oscorp stuff has to be temp. It goes up and down in just the right places.Forgot Macrotus, so the numbering messed up on 5-8 lol... Macrotus = Father to the Rescue + Hide in the Dark + Courthouse Pt. 1... Also, Myotis actually = Initiation into the League + Temple Fight. <br><br>If you have the End Credits too, that's a Batman Arrives/Backup mashup + Training + Father to the Rescue + Bruce Left for Dead + Batman Theme.<br>Gotcha covered. <br><br>1. Vespertilio = Batman Titles + The Long Walk<br>2. Eptesicus = Bruce Goes Home + Training <br>3. Myotis = Temple Fight<br>4. Barbastella = Mugging Pt. 2 + Bat Cave <br>6. Artibeus = Dockyard Ambush Pt. 1 + Meeting Ducard<br>7. Tadarida = Rachel in the Bat Cave + Fight in Crane's Lab Pt. 1 + Batman on Fire + Microwave Stolen<br>8. Antrozus = Facing the League + Gordon at Home <br>9. Nycteris = Prototypes + Why Bats? + Finders Keepers Pt. 1<br>10. Molossus = Batmobile Chase<br>11. Corynorhinus = Surveying the Ruins + Gordon Says Thanks <br>12. Lasiurus = Ra's al Ghul theme suite<br>Any chance you could do a what makes up the tracks for the BB album Hybrid?
Just want to give this score (and film) some major props. It seems like Ron Howard is one of those great directors who brings the best out of the composers he works with. It’s also interesting hearing just how much Lorne Balfe’s voice really comes through here.<br><br>Also, I wonder if it’s a coincidence just how much the OSCORP tune from TASM2 sounds like “Watergate Montage” (or did Marc Webb like a temp lol)Yeah, that theme starting at 1:35 is totally Black Rain! I love it though.So is nobody going to point out that Hans just casually slipped a theme from Black Rain into the middle of "Millennium Theme"...like, note for note? :pI hope there will be an album for Angel Has Fallen by 	David Buckley.PM me on YouTube for further questions.
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Madagascar
Label: Geffen Records
Length: 31'27 (Score: 10'30)
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  1. Best Friends Theme (2:24)
    Hans Zimmer, Heitor Pereira, Ryeland Allison, James S. Levine
  2. I Like To Move It - Sacha Baron Cohen (3:51)
  3. Hawaii Five-O - The Ventures (1:49)
  4. Boogie Wonderland - Earth, Wind & Fire (4:49)
  5. Whacked Out Conspiracy (2:16)
    James Dooley
  6. Chariots Of Fire - Vangelis (3:29)
  7. Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees (4:44)
  8. Zoosters Breakout (1:39)
    Hans Zimmer
  9. Born Free (1:24)
    Hans Zimmer
  10. The Foosa Attack (0:37)
    Heitor Pereira
  11. Beacon Of Liberty (2:09)
    Hans Zimmer, James S. Levine
  12. What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong (2:16)
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Christopher H. reply Replies: 1 || 2018-02-27 14:06:27
This must be the one where HZ actually went for it - result = Zooster's breakout. Can we have more of this instead of the homogenised and silly farmed-out shit to inadequate Barfes and other nothings. Hans is such an inventive composer when he wants to be.


Balfe2018-02-27 14:09:08
Still, samples are as bad as anything and can't believe HZ was so cheap as not to get an orchestra for this!

Pieter van Vliet reply Replies: 1 || 2008-09-06 00:00:00
Hello mr. Zimmer,

Can you tell me the name of the xylophone song in the movie Madagascar. This song is also played during the Genesis tour just before the starting of the concert. This was a inmens sound to listen it over a great set of speakers. I have enjoyed it at the movie and at the concert very much. It took me more than a year to put a link between the movie and the concert. This xylophone song stayed somewhere in my brain somewhere between my ears....

All the best regards,
Pieter van Vliet
Breda
Holland
at: japiemaloe@casema.nl


Josiah2018-02-26 19:08:17
I believe you're talking about you're so cool from true romance

Anonymous reply Replies: 1 || 2013-11-18 02:39:31
How much score did this film have so that there's so many additional guys?


Frisbee2013-11-18 09:34:35
I don't think it is always a question of how much music a film needs. This usually looks more like HZ's method for introducing his colleagues, their skills and their talents to the world. I'm sure it helps these guys immeasurably to land solo scoring gigs later on. Besides, what better way to go through some uninspiring project than jamming with friends?

SamFisher reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-02 12:58:06
Madagascar (Recording Sessions)
1-Happy Birthday
Hans Zimmer & Heitor Pereira
2-Show Time
Hans Zimmer
3-Penguins Plot
Jim Dooley
4-I'll Be Here For My Whole Life
Hans Zimmer
5-Sprechen Sie Englisch?
Jim Dooley
6-Whacked Out Conspiracy
Jim Dooley
7-King of New York City
Hans Zimmer
8-Talk to Him
Hans Zimmer & Heitor Pereira
9-Thinking of a Song
10-Marty's Decision
11-Zoosters Breakout
12-Train Station
13-Horse Officer
14-Grand Central
^^Hans Zimmer -9-10-11-12-13-14 Track Composed by^^
15-Station Drummer
Ryeland Allison
16-Reunited With Marty
Hans Zimmer
17-Tranquilizer
Hans Zimmer
18-Rico
19-Penguins Infiltration
20-Status
^^Jim Dooley -18-19-20 Track Composed by^^
21-Boxes at Sea
Hans Zimmer & Heitor Pereira
22-Marty Surfing
Ryeland Allison
23-San Diego?
Hans Zimmer
24-Lemure Party
25-King Julien Moves It
^^Ryeland Allison -24-25 Track Composed by^^
26-Foosa
Heitor Pereira
27-Skeleton Aviator
Hans Zimmer
28-Ice Cold Sushi For Breakfast
Jim Dooley
29-Beacon Of Liberty
Hans Zimmer & James S.Levine
30-Lemure Plane Meeting
Hans Zimmer
31-Give It a Chance
Hans Zimmer & Heitor Pereira
32-Wild Sweet Wild
Heitor Pereira
33-Sweet Dreams Everyone
Hans Zimmer & Heitor Pereira
34-Steak Obsessed
35-Welcome To Madagascar
36-Who's the Cat?
^^Hans Zimmer -34-35-36- Track Composed by^^
37-Heaven
Hans Zimmer & Jim Dooley
38-Steaks All Around
Hans Zimmer & Jim Dooley
39-Alex Getting Mad
Hans Zimmer
40-Penguins Back In Business
Jim Dooley
41-Steak Dream
Hans Zimmer
42-Marty & Alex
Hans Zimmer
43-The Foosa Attack (Part 1)
Heitor Pereira
44-The Foosa Attack (Part 2)
Hans Zimmer
45-Penguins To The Rescue
Jim Dooley
46-Alex Hungry
Hans Zimmer
47-Showtime Again
Hans Zimmer
48-Toast to Alex
Hans Zimmer
49-Best Friends
Hans Zimmer & Heitor Pereira

Anon-e-missing reply Replies: 0 || 2013-05-15 21:20:05
Is it bad that this is one of my favorite Zimmer scores? xD

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2011-01-10 00:00:00
Zoosters Breakout - i like soooo much!!!

Ditze reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-21 00:00:00
Zoosters Breakout......I have got the CD since only a month(I didn´t get it before!!) but I´ve listen to it over 600 times!! Hans Zimmer, you and your music are inspiration for everyone!!! You´re music is the best ever!!!

sjoerd reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-02 00:00:00
this is coming from a boy in the netherlands
thank you sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much you helped my with seeking for years i am so thankful so thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yash reply Replies: 0 || 2009-05-27 00:00:00
I just cant believe the coincidence but I happened to find this link in google when I was searching for the xylophone song. I didnt know that the instrument was called 'xylophone' in google so I typed in 'madagascar soundtrack when alex dreams of steaks' haha. Managed to hit this site in the first shot. Went through the comments and what do you know - the first 2 describe the song that I am looking for. :D Cheers guys!

Nik! reply Replies: 0 || 2009-03-11 00:00:00
I found the xylophonic song! It is called Dead Already from American Beuty.

Reoko reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-09 00:00:00
hey, does ANYONE know what the music is when alex is at the zoo and everyone is loving him? its just like zoosters breakout, but more adventurous. i love it. if you can tell me it, ######### ill be apreciating it!

jack reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-18 00:00:00
can someone please tell me the name of the song in alexs dream of steaks, its the xylophone one. =)

Tetris reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-25 00:00:00
WHOA! ZOOSTER BREAKOUT IS THE SONG! my fav instrumental composition actually.

THANKS HANS ZIMMER! CREATE MORE compositions like this one and i'd go buy it :D

Alesha Leggo reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-07 00:00:00
Hey,

This is truley an amazing song and i have chosen it for my ice sk8ing music that how good i thought it was so i was thinking of buying the CD but its a lot cheaper on itunes so yer we g2g and do something and not be sittin in frount of the computer all day ok bye!

Kathers reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-23 00:00:00
I &#9829; Zoosters breakout - amazing!
Love this composer, can't get enough of his music :D

Caliber reply Replies: 0 || 2007-03-09 00:00:00
My favourite song.. I just love it! ;)

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-02-19 00:00:00
Zooster's Breakout is awesome. Whatta strings, and piano is interesting too. My brain works all the time when I'm listening Zooster's. Hans is genious.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-09 00:00:00
Chef, it is rigt. Im angry, too.

The Chef reply Replies: 0 || 2006-12-02 00:00:00
Only 1 Track is from Hans. Im very angry. I dont will hear Levine, Dooley or a other. I will only hear the music of hans.

Becaus Zooster ist very good. Thank you Hans.

Paul reply Replies: 0 || 2006-10-11 00:00:00
Dead Already from Thomas Newman
From the movie American Beauty!!

Wonderfull song

tom reply Replies: 0 || 2006-10-11 00:00:00
does ANYONE know the name of the song that's playing when all those steaks are falling in alex's dream? it's mainly an xylophone playing. PLEASE tell me

hi reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-31 00:00:00
Zooster's Breakout is great! It perfectly matches with the movie. But I like the this track, because even the music, without the pictures, is funny...reminds me a funny machine, a completely senseless machine, with a lot of little mechanisms and wheels. The sound creates a great atmosphere :D (btw: I'm listening to the track, while writing these lines^^)

alex reply Replies: 0 || 2006-08-14 00:00:00
id like to call myself a movie star

garrett reply Replies: 0 || 2006-06-23 00:00:00
this is another one of my favorite movies other than
finding nemo.

garrett lawrence reply Replies: 0 || 2006-06-23 00:00:00
I LLLLLLLOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVEEEEEEE!THIS MOVIE

Emma Blokkeerus reply Replies: 0 || 2006-06-19 00:00:00
i think Madagascar is a great chrildrens movie and a family full of laughs , a all round winner and plenty of laughs and smiles.

Emma Blokkeerus
the Age reveiw (chrildrens movies)

Tree reply Replies: 0 || 2006-04-26 00:00:00
Hey! It's cool!
Where can I download the songs?

Raul reply Replies: 0 || 2006-03-08 00:00:00
helo

adam reply Replies: 0 || 2006-03-02 00:00:00
mada whoaaa ?
not whoaa , gascar
I luv it , I realy luv it
it is the best

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