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I confirm I'm back from it, there's quite a bit of unreleased score.Well, now we have somebody who's seen it (and yes, it's out in some countries today), we know for certain.<br><br>I wouldn't expect anything official any time soon unless Zimmer wants to release a second CD.I absolutely love Kai’s theme in this score, there are so many cool variations that weren’t on the initial album. Hans and Co. really stepped up their game here. I don’t feel the temp as heavily here as KFP2 (which is still an amazing sequel score).Saw the film today, there is a LOT of music missing.As stupid as this film is, you can tell Tom probably had fun working on it. The music is so over the top, it just goes nuts all the way through.
This is one of those scores that I have really warmed up to since it’s release. The emotional stuff for Alita works really well in context and her “Hero Theme” gets some great development (the way it culminates in “Epilogue” is incredible). Also really love the “Motorball” stuff. <br><br>After seeing the film I think the only substantial music not on the album is “Motorball Plan” and “Alita’s Revenge Pt. 1”. The end credits piece I’m guessing is edited from the Full Motorball Suite.Hybrid, did Lorne actually do a lot of writing on this one or is he just being credited for the theme?We've had this argument before, almost any score can fit in a film. But what separates the mediocre composers from the best is the ability to make great music that works on its own, outside of the film. <br><br>Hans has had a lot of work lately that hasn't been doing that, and it's the reason people want him to work with orchestra again and produce is 2000s, late 90s type of style. Because those scores, for whatever problems they had, they felt distinct, memorable (for the most part), and easily could have been enjoyed away from the film.<br><br>Good scores have themes and ideas that both enhance the film, and enhance the listener's experience. Music like Dunkirk, Inferno, or Widows just feel like shallow and empty committee scores that the studio/directors didn't want too much thought put into. "Ah just write one main theme, and fill in the rest with electronics, Hans, it'll be fine!"Hahahahaha well I’m glad he got the credit then :DI absolutely disagree with you saying Widows is a terrible score. It may not be great on album, but the music fits very well with the film.
Actually, I think he only gets credits cause he is the guy... whistling ! :PElectric violinJust out of curiosity... what instrument is playing when Liv and Ben are running towards each other at the end? (Long Distance Goodbye/Landing? I love that instrument!And I’m guessing Neill Blomkamp contributed somehow to the “We Own This Sky” theme that pops up throughout...NM
Jeff & Alex & Evan Goldman are regular Jackman team now. Alex scored a bunch of projects, hence his absence here.<br><br>Then you have Halli, Anthony Willis or Mounsey doing all sorts of things when available.Request the king of pride rock with circle of lifeAmon wrote some music before Hans took over (he has cues on his soundcloud I think), but I think he got credited (and just like 1 or 2% of the cues) more for specific sounds than music writing.Widows is terrible score, Inferno was ok, far from things like Da Vinci Code or Angels & Demons.<br><br>But yes, listen this one, is gratifying see Zimmer can make things with orchestra like early 2000s. And this comes from a guy who loves Inception, Interstellar or ChappieThe fact that his name is in brackets makes me think he didn't work directly on the score but rather is credited because something of his was used. Maybe it was some of his production music rather than Elysium specifically.
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Hans ZimmerJim DooleyJames S. LevineHeitor Pereira
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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

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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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