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well the composer confirmed he is working on it to be released very soon<br>"It's funny tho......people always complain how Hollywood plays it safe and how movies don't take chances..........but when a movie with tonal shifts that challenge the viewer and offer something bold shows up, people bitch and complain."<br><br>I didn't think it was possible for a Bay fan of all people to be this insufferably pretentious.<br><br>I thought that was more Snyder fanboy territory.<br><br>But here we are, calling dog-humping, Decepticon testicles, and mommy-on-pot-brownies "challenging the viewer."<br><br>Kudos, man.  Kudos.<br><br>You can hide behind however many fallacies you want.  If "Not to me" and "You do you" didn't give it away early on in this thread, I DIDN'T try to treat my opinions as fact.<br><br>But that doesn't mean I'm going to add a little "IMO" at the end of every goddamn sentence just to coddle you. <br><br>On the flip-side, consistently making appeals to authority and popularity, "B-b-but Spielberg said!", "B-b-but the Forbes poll said!" don't make you objective.<br><br>Y'know, it's funny.  When I listed off better blockbuster examples, you could've very easily just argued against them on the level of the films themselves, and everything would've been fine.<br><br>Sure, you would've just claimed you can't see the action at night sooner, which is rich when you praise the film series that puts the subjects of its action scenes OUT OF FOCUS every other shot, but hey, that's just honest opinions versus honest opinions.<br><br>But using two belated half-assed sequels from different, less talented directors that lost most of the appeal of the first movies, as some sorta litmus test for how well-liked the first movies were, is the biggest bunch of bullshit I've ever heard.  That's not objectivity, that's not even confusing correlation with causation, that's saying 1+2=4.<br><br>That's the real joke here.  Instead of accepting that your love of Bay is nothing more than a opinion, just as my claim that he misses the point of what makes action movies fun is, you turn into an overly-defensive nut, desperately quoting every opinion piece under the sun to pretend your opinion is some statistically-backed fact.  I've seen you do this every time someone talks shit about Bay around here.  It's psychotic.<br><br>Bad movies make money.  Everyone knows that, and everyone knows that's not proof of quality.  But if that's the kinda road you wanna go down, I guess movies like Avatar, The Force Awakens, or all the Avengers movies, are "objectively" better movies in every conceivable way than anything Bay has made in his entire career.  I mean, CLEARLY those films must have a bolder style and push more boundaries.<br><br>Why else would more people watch and rewatch them, right?<br><br>Reasonable causation is for those goshdarn geek journos.<br><br>And by the way, The Last Knight lost money.  Period.  Almost 100M according to Paramount themselves.<br><br>That's not just a domestic bomb, that's a bomb altogether.<br><br>Have a nice day.Siding with the guy that lied through his teeth to feign objectivity seems like a bad call.<br>==================<br><br>Kinda ironic, coming from you....but I'll take it as a compliment. Thank you! <br><br>And yes, he sides with me because what I say is common sense. For whatever reason, you have these strong negative feelings toward Bay films and those feelings blind you to some pretty obvious truths. <br><br>Have to say tho - for a 'hater' you sure know A LOT about him, his style and his movies. <br><br>Just admit it - you are a huge Bay fan but you just want to score some points with the snobbish internet crowd. <br><br><br><br>============<br>In any case, modern Bay and Snyder don't deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as Fury Road.<br>============<br><br>Oh, you're one of THOSE people......"Fury Roaaaaaaaaad is DA BEST FILM EVAAAAAAAA".<br><br>Let me guess: you also think that Nolan is the greatest director/person of all time. On par with Jesus himself. <br><br><br><br>==========<br>What DOES matter is scripts with razor focus, sharp pacing, witty and/or charming humor (if it wants humor, that is), and characters likable enough to carry us through the narrative.<br>==========<br><br>Which is what Transformers 1 is. <br><br>Which is why the movie connected with audiences. It was - at its heart - a story about a boy and his car. Even the most jaded critics enjoyed that aspect.<br><br><br>=============<br>And again, the likes of Pacific Rim, or 300, or the first Pirates of the Caribbean, or the first Kingsmen, or John Wick, or most Guy Ritchie films, or the better fourth of superhero films, illustrate that Bay and Snyder have no excuse.<br>=============<br><br>Excuse? For what?<br><br>My friend, you do realize that Bay in particular is one of the most powerful and successful filmmakers of all time, right? He is the second highest-grossing director of all time (domestically), only behind Spielberg. You can dismiss box office success all you want but you don't get to where Bay is if you're not good at your job. <br><br>Snyder is nowhere near Bay, in terms of success and influence. Personally, I don't care much about him. <br><br><br>P.S. Guy Ritchie (and Edgar Wright) are huge Bay fans. Ask yourself why. <br><br><br>===============<br>They just aren't very good filmmakers on the whole<br>===============<br><br>Your opinion.<br><br>I disagree.Bay walks the lines between being self-serious and comical, but his films aren't well=written enough to serve the former, or witty enough to serve the latter, and the end-result is droll and annoying.<br>====================<br><br>You sure you're not a "writer" for one of those ridiculous geek sites like Collider, Screen Rant or Slash Film? Because you sound a lot like one of those "beloved" writers. <br><br>Anyway......Yes, Bay's movies always walk that line but whether that works or not is........Yes! a matter of opinion. For me, Pain and Gain is one of the best modern satires while for you it is - I'm guessing - "droll and annoying".<br><br>It's funny tho......people always complain how Hollywood plays it safe and how movies don't take chances..........but when a movie with tonal shifts that challenge the viewer and offer something bold shows up, people bitch and complain. <br><br>Some of you folks are indeed very hard to please. <br><br><br>===============<br>The first POTC earns it. The Bad Boys 2 doesn't. Infinity War earns it. TF 1/2/3/4/5 doesn't.<br>==============<br><br>Okay, now that statement is the best joke of the year! Thank you for the good laugh! Really! Oh, and I've definitely argued with you before, my friend. You are clearly one of those ten Bay haters from the IMDb forums who claim to hate everything the man does, yet they have seen EVERYTHING he had done. Why is that, I wonder?<br><br><br>===========<br>Fitting, as Synder and Bay are cut from a very similar cloth. Difference is, unless we're talking Man of Steel, I'd sooner rely on Snyder for consistently good action sequences<br>===========<br><br>Well, I would trust Spielberg on this. Because it was Spielberg who said, and I quote: "Michael (Bay) is one of the greatest action directors. He has the best eye in Hollywood." Spielberg works with a lot of directors. But he never said anything like that about any other director. So clearly he means what he says about Bay. And....you know......unlike most people, Speilberg actually knows a thing or two about filmmaking. <br><br><br>================<br>300 didn't try to start a franchise. It was a one-off adaptation of a graphic novel in the same vein as Sin City, and was successful. They tried to make a cash-grab sequel almost a decade later, without Snyder, and it failed. That's hardly the first film's fault.<br>================<br><br>It is a clear proof that people weren't that excited to visit this world again. And mind you, that happened with the first sequel! Talk about a one-time thing, huh?<br><br>At the same time, Bay made FOUR Transformers movies - with different casts - before there were any signs of audience fatigue. <br><br>That speaks for itself.<br><br>===========<br>Pacific Rim suffered from lackluster marketing, and yet still managed to turn a profit and attract a strong following.<br>==========<br><br>Excuses, excuses, excuses.....So you can display all the excuses in the world for Pac Rim but when it comes to Transformers, you don't accept anything. <br><br>Double standard much?<br><br>P.S. That "strong following" is on the internet. The same following that was supposed to make Scott Pillgrim a huge hit. Everyone knows that internet hype is not real-world hype. I know very well the type of people who act as if Pac Rim is the best thing since sliced bread. Total geeks who are angry that Transformers is much more popular and much more successful than Del Toro's "let's shoot all the robot fights in pitch black so audiences can't see shit" movie.  <br><br>Also, let's not pretend that Pac Rim is a universally beloved film. You know very well that there are A LOT of detractors as well. That's what you get when people can't tell what's going on during the movie because you shot it all at night. Just like that Godzilla movie. <br><br><br>============<br>Versus something like Transformers, which has piggybacked on an established IP, relentless marketing campaigns and tie-ins, and a fairly consistent release schedule. And even then, recycling the same bullshit eventually took its toll.<br>============<br><br><br>Wrong.<br><br>Do you read Forbes? You should. Because it's a place where objective people write. It ain't a stupid militant film geek site like Ain't it Cool News or Screen Rant.<br><br>Forbes published multiple articles explaining in great detail why the Transformers movies were successful EXACTLY because they were directed by Bay. Whether you like it or not, my friend, Bay is a brand. He is an auteur. There were multiple polls before the first two Transformers movies and Bay being the director was one of the main reasons for people to watch the movies. <br><br>But I guess you missed all of that, huh?<br><br>How convenient.<br><br><br>==============<br>Friendly reminder that AoE also relied on China (more pathetically then even Pacific Rim did) to compensate for diminishing domestic returns. To say nothing of TLK outright bombing.<br>==============<br><br>First: according to ACTUAL real data, the only TF movie that was saved by China is.......Bumblebee! Yeah, you better believe it. Go to Deadline and Forbes and read it for yourself.<br><br>Second: TLK bombed domestically, yes. <br>But not internationally. No one with actual knowledge of the situation refers to that movie as an international "bomb". Besides, there were 4 super successful TF movies before TLK. So Bay got nothing to prove. He already created one of the biggfest film franchises in history. <br><br>How many directors can say that?<br><br><br><br>==================<br>I know you like debunking Bay naysayers with "facts and logic," but it helps to not be grossly disingenuous while doing it<br>==================<br><br><br>Goes both ways, my friend. But unlike most naysayers, I don't treat my own personal opinions as facts. And if I'm being "disingenuous" then I don't even know what to say about some Bay haters who refuse to accept even the most obvious facts and truths.nope
You realize there is a very easy and free method to get the music from that site, dont you?Random thought but this got me thinking about Zanelli's history with fantasy.<br><br>Whatever happened to his score for Delgo?  I know it's been accused of being super derivative of his other works anyways but still, it's weird to see a RCP score just drop off the face of the Earth like that.There's just something really charming about seeing a prototype for a famous future theme showing up in an old score.<br><br>Or in PotC's case, SCORES.The only ones I've seen properly confirmed are the cues Badelt had listed on his website. The issue with everything else is that there's certain themes that's been associated with certain people, but aren't credited for every appearance. Not to mention that I've never really seen much official credits elsewhere, so I take any that I've seen with a grain of salt.This comment was made before that was properly confirmed, so he was likely going to do it solo at the time.
I thought Hans was collaborating with Faltermayer For Top Gun 2From both ASCAP and GEMACan these be accessed anywhere?The dream is collapsing... :oHoly f*ck, just listened to "Too Many Notes..." and its containing pirates theme itself from Pirates of the caribbean
'No Good About Goodbye' was never the intended song for QOS. It was composed after the film was completed using thematic material from the film for Shirley Bassey to perform on her, David Arnold produced album, 'The Performance'Those files are just sitting there.<br><br>Undownloadable.<br><br>Taunting me.@Ds<br>Siding with the guy that lied through his teeth to feign objectivity seems like a bad call.<br><br>In any case, modern Bay and Snyder don't deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as Fury Road.<br><br>I already discussed 300 and Pacific Rim.  Clearly deep scripts aren't what I'm aiming for here when I talk about good blockbusters.<br><br>What DOES matter is scripts with razor focus, sharp pacing, witty and/or charming humor (if it wants humor, that is), and characters likable enough to carry us through the narrative.<br><br>300's a great example of this, though unfortunately a lot of Snyder's other work isn't, and Bay is close behind.  Their films get bogged with way too much obnoxious bullshit to make the odd sequence worth it.<br><br>The Scorponok sequence from TF1, the warehouse fight from BvS, that's real standout stuff.  Stuff that loses a lot of its luster when surrounded by two-and-a-half, or god forbid THREE, hours of self-serious pretense, lazy humor, and/or annoying characters.<br><br>And again, the likes of Pacific Rim, or 300, or the first Pirates of the Caribbean, or the first Kingsmen, or John Wick, or most Guy Ritchie films, or the better fourth of superhero films, illustrate that Bay and Snyder have no excuse.<br><br>They just aren't very good filmmakers on the whole, and need to learn to consolidate their efforts into something that brings out their best and subdues their worst.  Snyder in particular has SERIOUSLY misjudged where his talent is lately.Well, Steve, about the score, says he still working on it.<br><br>I can't wait.A snippet of the verse (at 0:49) also shows up occasionally in the score, in Somebody Wants to Kill You, the end of Greene and Camille, and Field Trip.
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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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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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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