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New Djawadi's score is coming !<br>scoreworld org/forum/general-discussion/news-discussing/44-upcoming-sco res-news?p=592#post592Thank you.WW84 was completed a while back. Dune, no he's in the middle of it. Last I checked a couple of weeks ago Top Gun was not finished. SpongeBob didn't get the chance to get recorded...Just curious, are his WW84, Dune and Top Gun scores already recorded?A WAY OF LIFE = 4M20 SEASONS PASS (EDITED) + 6M34 WEAR THIS ARMOR (EDITED) + 3M17 BEATING IN THE RAIN
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<br>SPECTRES IN THE FOG = 2M13 CAPTURED (ALT) + 2M11/12 SAMURAI WILL FIND US/BATTLE IN THE FOG (EDITED)
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<br>TAKEN = 6M32/33 DON'T GO/PREPARE FOR BATTLE
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<br>A HARD TEACHER = 3M18 INTRIGUING PEOPLE (EDITED) + 3M16 ALGREN EXPLORES VILLAGE
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<br>TO KNOW MY ENEMY = 7M39B DEATH & CARNAGE + 5M29B ONE MIND PT2 (EDITED) + 5M31C NOBUTADA'S DEATH (EDITED)
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<br>IDYLL'S END = 4M24 EVERY SOLDIER HAS NIGHTMARES/FAREWELL/SAFE PASSAGE (EDITED)
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<br>SAFE PASSAGE = 5M27 HAIRCUT + 5M28 I REFUSE TO GIVE UP MY SWORD + 3M19 TOO MANY MIND
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<br>RONIN = 1M08 BOOT CAMP (EDITED) + 6M36 THEY WON'T SURRENDER (EDITED)
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<br>RED WARRIOR = 6M35 TO THE BATTLEFIELD (EDITED) + 7M38/39 ARCHERS/ON THE BATTLEFIELD (EDITED)
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<br>THE WAY OF THE SWORD = 7M40A THE FINAL CHARGE (EDITED) + 7M40B/C SAMURAI DIE BY GATLING GUN/KATSUMOTO'S DEATH
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<br>A SMALL MEASURE OF PEACE = 7M41 SMALL MEASURE OF PEACE
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<br>THE FINAL CHARGE = 7M40A THE FINAL CHARGE
Canít believe another typical comment by Jack Afrogarrix was able to trigger a whole debate... The corona effect, I guess...Hans is sheltered at home (but fear not he has a home studio that looks like a mini version of his RCP room haha, so he keeps busy as always). Still working hard.<br><br>Plans for his films are a little screwed since everything is postponed and what is not recorded cannot be (I'm thinking SpongeBob) but it's Hans, he can adapt and will find solutions ! :)I hope he is shelled up writing music. <br><br>Can he even commission an orchestra at all?Does anyone know how is Hans doing in all this situation ? I mean the pandemic.Anyone know what cues make up the OST for this? Hybrid?
There's no CD cos this is bootleg.<br>It's on YouTube tho;Where can I find this CD or how can I listen to it?Hi Sir Zimmer,<br><br>I am an self taught composer and a producer, I love your work,<br>You are my inspiration,I have made various<br>Original soundtrack inspired by your<br>Works<br>Am linking to one of my latest work<br>https://youtu.be/TEqXpSvlxsc<br><br>I would love to work on TV's or movie's music scores.<br><br>I hope you would like.<br><br>-Kenez Nonwar<br>@superultramegaa:<br><br>Yeah, now is about to be positive, but that comment is a bit to far not just for the circunstances, also because, we talk about soundtracks and comment, not other things.<br><br>Leave the covid19, for other things, ok?The comment by Jack Afrogarrix doesn't make sense. Spenser Confidential and Bloodshot are the ONLY Jablonsky soundtracks in 2020 so far. "My two favourite Jablonsky soundtracks of 2020" would only make sense, if there would be already more released than these two by Jablonsky in 2020.
Do you know where can i find the song death of shrike???@Jack Afrogarrix	<br><br>Edmund is being positive. He's finding humor in the world's current situation instead of being negative, sensitive, and depressed about it. We're all trying to stay positive na enjoy film scores right now. <br><br>Just because Edmund is doing it in a way you don't like doesn't mean he's being negative. Lighten up guys, it was a joke.I agree with MrZimmerFan, the comment that edmund did was too much and i did comment about the composer's film score in 2020. I didn't say it like that. Look i just an young guy who likes soundtracks of films very much and i know there is an pandemic in the world and i trying to be positive while this is happening and i hear film music because i like to hear music of every film composers.Edmund, that comment is bit too much, don't you think?"bloodshot & spenser confidential are my two favorite Jablonsky's Soundtracks Of 2020"<br><br>You're aware this is a bit like saying "coronavirus is my favorite pandemic of 2020"? The choices are pretty limited.
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Hans ZimmerBruce FowlerJeff RonaShirley Walker
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Toys single - The Closing Of The Year
Label: Geffen Records
Length: 11'53
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Julie Bliss-Tyau reply Replies: 1 || 2007-07-18 00:00:00
I love this song and wish it was available in Sheet Music for Choir with instruments and/or piano. Any plans on publishing this in sheet music form? I've looked and haven't been able to find it.


Patrick2018-12-07 08:36:10
Iím still looking for piano sheet music for this. Anybody have a suggestion?

Treguard reply Replies: 1 || 2009-04-11 00:00:00
Just posted on the Hans Zimmer forum, where you've put the choir part as:-

"Up on the knees of a soldier
made of parts of wood, with wind in your hair"

It's definitely

"Up on the knees of a sergeant-major
Ride through the woods with the wind in your hair"

the lipsyncing wasn't matched very well on the youtube video but if you slow down the song/listen a few times to that specific part then the above is correct :)

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Parradoxx2015-05-09 09:45:50
Late comer to the chat, but I believe it's actually
"Hop on the knees of the sergeant, make him
Ride to the wood with the wind in your hair"

I may be wrong. Hear what makes you happy, for it is undeniably brilliant!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2013-10-03 14:25:49
Anyone hear the Davy Jones theme in parts of this score?

takehiro reply Replies: 2 || 2011-01-16 00:00:00
Anyone interested in a longer expanded score? One may exist that I know of.


bgcat572013-06-18 21:37:08
I would love this. I would like to set up a performance for choir and synths (hopefully adding handbells, harp and percussion.)


Warren G2013-10-03 02:26:58
Yes! Yes! Yes! Did I mention YES?

Garry Sclater reply Replies: 1 || 2009-02-08 00:00:00
I cannot get the Robin williams Toys Sountrack any where. It has been deleted in almost every chain of stores I know of and I do not want to by a used of cheap copy online. do you have any suggestions


Tony Bihn2012-11-18 16:14:34
I purchased mine through amazon.com and it was a brand new one if I clicked under used copies but again mine was shipped from the warehouse still sealed!! :)

rocky reply Replies: 0 || 2011-03-29 00:00:00
it sounds like Seal singing on part of the tune. is it?

Treguard reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-25 00:00:00
Weird. Had another listen to thisand it sounds more like "Ride through the woods....." and not "Riding" if you pitch it down in some audio software.

Pridelander@HZforum/Miya reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-12 00:00:00
Thanks Jerusha & Treguard for your feedbacks on lyrics! I'll listen again to this amazing song later :)

Treguard reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-11 00:00:00
btw forgot to add, the one with parts of wood only has 18 notes whereas there are 20 in the song. Sorry re below, that's with regards to the version in the end credits. The next line is correct and number of notes/syllables matches up. :)

xactitude reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-02 00:00:00
brilliant music for a brilliant film. soundtracks like this don't have an expiration date. They're in my mp3 player year round. the music evokes great sentimentality, as well as the voices. I'm really curious who wrote the lyrics. was it inspired by levinson?

Joe Strike reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-31 00:00:00
'Toys' is one of my all-time favorite soundtracks, and for obvious reasons it spends a lot of time in my CD player around this time of year.

I have no idea why, but the version of 'Closing of the Year' at the end of the album always brings tears to my eyes, especially Seal's solo - the way his voice soars and the arrangement backs him up. For the longest time though I've wondered about his lyrics - I'm only able to make out a few words here & there - and none of the other lyrics sites includes his verse.

Thank you for including them (or at least your best guess) here; they're every bit as beautiful as the rest of the song... and best wishes and love to all of us at the closing of this year.

Jerusha reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-08 00:00:00
An update on lyrics...
So I rented the movie "Toys" and watched it with subtitles. This is what the subtitles say. The only part not subtitled, of course, was the kids' chorus; also I starred the couple parts where the subtitles didn't seem to match what I was hearing - no "s" on misfortune, and no use of the word "so" at all in the second verse. Here's a direct copy of the subtitles:

If I cannot bring you comfort,
then at least I bring you hope
For nothing is more precious than the time we have, and so
We all must learn from small misfortunes*
Count the blessings that are real
Let the bells ring out for Christmas
At the closing of the year

Now all the winter bells are ringing
Hear them echo through the snow
And the children's voices singing
On the streets so far below
So* this is a time to be together
And the truth is somewhere here
We give our love for people
At the closing of the year

We'll walk in a sun
With all of the faith
And all of the patience
All of the way
With all of us right, and all of us saying
No one an island
We'll fly in the arms of time
Walk in the waves, never fall, don't fall
At the closing of the year

Although the subtitles skipped this, between the soundtrack and video for the movie, it seems like the kids are singing this:
Up on the knees of a soldier made of parts of wood with the wind in your hair,
Silver bells on a stolen reindeer as we race to the castle over there

Next, I checked out Youtube's posted videos of Sarah Brightman/Placido Domingo singing this, as well as someone's street recording of the Disneyland Carolers, both live.
Most of the lyrics match up, except for these:

In both cases, it sounds as though the kids' chorus part is singing this:
Up on the knees of a sergeant major, ride through the woods with the wind in your hair,
Sleigh bells ring on a stolen reindeer as we race to the castle over there

The carolers don't do Seal's solo, but Placido Domingo does and it sounds like this:
We will walk in the sand
With all of the pain
And all of the patience
All of the way
With all of us right
And all of us saying
No one an island (poor guy mispronounces it iss-land)
We'll fly in the arms of time
Walking the way's never far, not far (at least, I hear a clear "r" pronounced in there.)

Best of luck picking which to sing along with! :)

Jerusha reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-02 00:00:00
It's great to finally know what the kids are singing right after the intro! Thanks so much for the lyrics. It helped clarify a few points on Seal's solo, too; although I think he says something slightly different (and it makes more sense to me this way) right at the end:
instead of "Walk in the waves, never fall, don't fall"
it sounds to me like he's singing "Walking, the way's never far, not far"
Anyway, thanks for all the good lyrics.

Pridelander reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-16 00:00:00
Currently it's difficult to buy this single, but ZTT Records' MySpace has full song of "Closing Of The Year."
http://www.myspace.com/zttrecords

And here's the lyrics. It was mostly completed thanks to the forum members :)
http://www.hans-zimmer.com/forum/viewthread.php?tid=5296

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THE CLOSING OF THE YEAR
(Written by Trevor Horn and Hans Zimmer)

If I cannot bring you comfort
then at least I bring you hope
For nothing is more precious
than the time we have and so

We all must learn from small misfortunes
count the blessings that are real
Let the bells ring out for Christmas
at the closing of the year
Let the bells ring out for Christmas
at the closing of the year

(Children chorus)
Up on the knees of a soldier
made of parts of wood, with wind in your hair
Silver bells on a stolen reindeer
as we race to the castle over there

If I cannot bring you comfort
then at least I bring you hope

Now all the winter bells are ringing
hear them echo through the snow
And the children's voices singing
on the streets so far below

This is a time to be together
and the truth is somewhere here
Within our love for people
at the closing of the year

(Seal's solo)
We'll walk innocent
with all of the pain
and all of the patience
and all of the way
and all of us right
and all of us say
Love one another
We'll fly in the arms of time
walk in the waves, never fall
Don't fall
(at the closing of the year)
at the closing of the year

If I cannot bring you comfort
then at least I bring you hope

Then at least I bring you hope

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2008-01-04 00:00:00
Why is it so difficult to find a site where I cn simply hear an excerpt from "The Closing of the Year" from Toys and then BUY IT! Geesh!

I'll never be back to THIS site again!

Locklin S.R. reply Replies: 0 || 2007-10-08 00:00:00
After i heard you fromthe soundack 'Waking Ned Devine' i had to find out more about Zimmer. when I listened to 'The Closing Of The Year' I couldnt stop listening to it. It became my girlfriends favorite pieces of music. If at all possible, the next time you get to do a serious movie with a god moral lesson to learnm from maybe you can do something theat closely relates to that song, or redo the song. What ever you do ,don't stop making music. It is what moves the world.

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