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Oh my god. It's time to put an end to this. There is NO timeline as to when complete scores are leaked. They leak when the person in possession of them feels like leaking them. TF4 was November of 2014 because that's when the files were uploaded to Paramount's guilds/FYC site for academy members to listen to. Same with interstellar. It has absolutely nothing to do with time. I have some scores that haven't leaked yet. And I'm not going to. Why? Because I was asked not to. Not because I feel the time is right. K? Glad we cleared that up.Does anyone remember around when the TF2 and TF3 complete scores were leaked? I know TF4's was around November 2014, I figured that might give an idea of when TF5's will get out.hybrid created a very good suite from this movie, also because he left out the more uninteresting action stuff. the whole score is not original, but the themes are great because they transport emotions and excitement. the quiter parts are also very nice. im sure the actionmusic is very functional in the movie, but as a stand alone listening experience it is not very convincing. too much electronics which make too much noise. when the themes kick in, it sounds good, but a better mix of orchestra and electronics would have helped. sadly you won't find a second "Burn around the moon" or "Goodbye/Landing" from Armageddon in this score.Yep. He will be in Nightwing's next solo movie<br>I think we all agree, Lorne Balfe is getting better and better, he's working at the speed of light and handles many different genres. Plus, he seems to be a very cool person. I'm really happy he got there, and I believe he'll be getting some major movies in the next few years (Terminator Genysis, Geostorm & Ghost in the Shell don't count, they were predicted failures undergoing a damage control process).<br><br>But anyway, I think his best solo score is still Home.
Maybe there is a big surprise and Disc 2 is different from the actual release. If you look at the download files you see 01-01 to 01-24. I think Disc 2 must be named 02-01, 02-02...etc.Can I ask why there is no page made for The Nut Job 2 by Heitor Pereira?I'm not upset, nor am I disinterested in Balfe's work. Don't get me wrong. I welcome any and all discussion! But there's a difference between "discussion" and "blind fanboy gushing", and I've seen way more of the latter here this year than the former.Have to agree because if you havenít an interest in Lorneís work then just donít goto his films topics ! Either way I like the suite here good old school MVIf you have an issue with Balfe simply donít click on Geostorm etc! Just ignore it . God knows why Edmund gets so upset !!!! You donít have to read the posts
This is already a much more interesting conversation than all the blind praise that was being spilled earlier. Thanks guys! :DEverybody is free to love whatever music they want, but I agree that the Balfe praise is a bit over the top. I mean I saw a comment that said that all of Balfe's scores from 2017 were the best of their genre which I think is over the top. I mean nothing against Balfe, he's a very good composer, but I just don't think he deserves all that praise about him being the best.Anything, @LP. I myself have spent several hours of my life listening Balfe's work and, of course, commenting here.<br><br>It's okay to get on a page and say "this is the best score of all ages" or "this is the worst shit I've ever heard", as long as this behavior is restricted to a minority who has make the mistake of making this kind of comment because not listened to many jobs of the same composer or of other composers or who do not respect his efforts to carry out the work.<br><br>> Waymann - Ramin did good work on A Mountain Between us.  Completely atypical of his recent outputs, and showed more range.  It is rooted a bit in his work on Hans' rom-com scores (i.e. The Holiday) and sounds excellent overall.Just wondering, why would anyone have an issue with people who go into a Lorne Balfe soundtrack page to rave about the work of Lorne Balfe?
I'm not saying that I don't like his music, because I really do, but I think there are also a lot of composers this year that have created amazing scores and they don't get the same talk. Let's mention Ramin Djawadi for The Mountain Between Us, Benjamin Wallfisch for A Cure For Wellness and It, and even outside of RCP like Giacchino with his fantastic War for the Planet of the Apes, Beltrami with The Snowman or the recent Ragnarok by Mothersbaugh (well, this does not belong in this page, so I understand why there is no talk about him).<br>And I repeat that I like Balfe, but not everything he does is perfect, and for example this, I don't consider it too original, because it reminds me to a lot of older scores. And for example, from Balfe I think one of the best was Churchill, and that didn't get much talk or praise neither.I do not think anyone here is hurting because another composer besides of the HZ - JP - HGW triad is being well received by the audience. Well, I agree that this behavior in any session regardless of who the composer is, is very uncomfortable. But we have to understand that each an of the RCP guys has its glory days. Balfe is conquering his. The problem is the proportions of compliments. Many people liked PoTc 5 (best RCP score of the year in my opinion, of course), for example, many also hated, the justifications were many, but the discussion was balanced. If you enter on the forum of  any score of any composer you find diverse but balanced opinions, what is missing in the forums about Balfe scores is this balance. Nothing against the growth of his popularity or the reception of his scores, only the judgments that seem a little too exaggerated. It's even a little weird.Due to Edmund getting upset !!!! Iím scared to ask about if anyone knows about The Florida Project ????How pathietic that it bothers some ,that some of us are excited about another composers music. Get a life people. Balfe has become a great composer this year so give him a break . If you donít like it , you can find another forumI agree, I'm shocked no one is talking about how great Ramin Djawadi's score is for The Mountain Between Us. Much better than this new Lorne Balfe score, I'm mean really, this Geostorm score is just a constant reminder to other scores from RCP from the past. Nothing original here. Only the track May Day is memorable.
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The Contender (TV Series)
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  1. Journey (4:20)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Jablonsky
  2. Winning (2:18)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Jablonsky
  3. Lonely Fanfare (3:40)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Jablonsky
  4. Main Title (1:16)
    Hans Zimmer, Steve Jablonsky
  5. Heroic (2:37)
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  6. Heartbeat (5:04)
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  8. Internal (3:55)
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MacArthur reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-12 06:26:43
One thing that needs to happen Zimmer should put all of is stuff on iTunes to make it available for everyone all the unofficial releases. It doesn't need to even be complete scores just some of the stuff from scores like this that never got released

MacArthur reply Replies: 0 || 2013-09-04 06:48:26
Why wasn't this released? cause it needs to be.

Yohan reply Replies: 0 || 2012-07-09 07:39:04
Revenge of the fallen was not so bad the acoitn scenes were great I just do not know why u dumbass noobs hate the 2nd it had the best fight scenes in my opinion the 3rd is A O.K if u want to watch it go ahead andÔĽŅ do so and contact me about what you think of the film ni my opinion the best ones (by acoitn) goes like this :Transformers Revenge Of The Fallen (TF2) :Transformers Dark Of The Moon (TF3) Transformers (TF or TF 1)

moviedude7 reply Replies: 1 || 2007-09-08 00:00:00
please. release. i dont know what else to say


edu2011-08-27 04:03:59
wonderfull

Feliz Lombriz reply Replies: 0 || 2009-05-28 00:00:00
For some scores that sound like Contender sequels check out David Vanacore. He's credited in the score here but nobody's said anything about him. He writes for pretty much all of the big game shows and reality shows today.

The theme to Duel is particularly similar to The Contender. To bad they don't sell its score either. Check him out. I was surprised I'd never heard of him. (Listen to the "Reality Drama" samples!)

www.davidvanacore.com

Apparently the only Vanacore albums for sale are Survivor and Eco Challenge on Amazon:

www.amazon.com/David-Vanacore/e/B000AR7XIK

me reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-03 00:00:00
Just go to imeem.com! For heaven's sake people...there you'll be able to listen to it anytime you want in full.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-02 00:00:00
It's not getting released, deal with it.

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-02-17 00:00:00
I'm not stupid; but if you want something released you have to contact someone... So you'd have to go SOMEwhere..................

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-02-17 00:00:00
"Where would you go to get a CD released then ?"

No where! It's called a bootleg for a reason.

Kaya reply Replies: 0 || 2009-02-17 00:00:00
"Some time ago Trevor Morris (If I'm correct) asked to be removed from the site. And Disney asked to remove the samples of Pirates music. So people of the industry DO come here."

Yeah, to remove music, lol.

Waiting reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-12 00:00:00
These tracks signify the defeat and truimphs of MEN. This has to be released for so many postive reasons. Classical music for warriors!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-11 00:00:00
You're all idiots because this is an unofficial fan site. Hans Zimmer isn't reading these comments and going "Hmm I should listen to these guys." Even if he did, composers don't control the rights over their music, studios do.

me reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-11 00:00:00
Why are we idiots? This music inspires and is probably the most motivating score I've ever heard. If you'd like to listen for yourself, just go to imeem.com and search "The Contender." You won't be disappointed.

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-11 00:00:00
@ (...)

Where would you go to get a CD released then ?
It's better to post that you want something released here, than nowhere. I mean, the studios won't read any of the mails, but if the wishes to have something release are posted nowhere, how would ANYone know someone is interested in this ?

Also, there is a chance that Hans or another composer reads these messages. Some time ago Trevor Morris (If I'm correct) asked to be removed from the site. And Disney asked to remove the samples of Pirates music. So people of the industry DO come here. Better try and fail than no try at all.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-10 00:00:00
You're all idiots.

james m reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-14 00:00:00
Why o why ! has it not been released... this music is amazing..... would help with the motivation of training to something that is reallity..

Matt T reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-06 00:00:00
Hans, Please, Please, Please bring this CD out so we can buy it, this is the best music going!

Dont let us, your fans down Hans, please bring it out!!!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-09 00:00:00
Hello Mr.Zimmer I truly enjoy this soundtrack. I pray that you let the world hear this muisc that you have created it gives me strength to keep moving.I think bruce lee himself would enjoy it.

me reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-28 00:00:00
I just finished listening through streams of this album and let me tell you, every track is epic in every sense of the word. "Defeat (Theme 1)" is an incredibly emotional track and will remind you of another Zimmer work, "The Thin Red Line." Other great tracks are "Training" and "Victory." Both are so powerful and so moving, one can't help being touched by Zimmer and Jablonsky's work. The greatest track though, of course is the "Main Theme." Overall, one of the best albums ever and I can't wait to get my hands on it someday.

Deb reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-21 00:00:00
I've been hoping this music would be released for 3 1/2 years, now. By far the best theme music for a television series!

me reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-23 00:00:00
How many people would have to sign a petition before Mr. Zimmer releases this album? I know I'd be the first one on the list, because for this is one of the most moving albums to date. Just a thought...

Mii reply Replies: 0 || 2008-07-03 00:00:00
Hans Zimmer did not composed the Main Theme, the all score (including main theme) is by Steve Jablonsky, if you listen, the style is 100% Jablonsky, drums, bells.......

Tony reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-19 00:00:00
Mr. Zimmer, why are you afraid not to release the soundtract for sale? A lot of us fans watched "The Contender" not only for the dream of one boxer to become a champion, but also for the beautiful music that you have so marvelously composed for this series.

For you not to release this wonderful soundtrack is a big disappointment of fans like me who are into inspiritional music. This music stirs not my soul but the souls of other people.

Here is my offer, release the soundtrack for a limited time(60 to 90 days). If a lot of people buy it, then you know you have a hit album that could easily go platimun Share this piece of music with the rest of the world. Besides, would Beethoven have decided to kept his music to himself? Would Elvis only sang his songs to his mother and no one else? Come on Mr. Zimmer, step out of your comfort zone and let the public have a copy of the soundtrack from "The Contender."

Scotty reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-17 00:00:00
I love this song!!!!!!!!!!!!!11111

Izrul reply Replies: 0 || 2008-02-06 00:00:00
Waiting for the soundtrack to be release really is frustrating. I can't wait to buy it.

kellyl reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-30 00:00:00
Your killing me! You have got to release this beautiful piece of music to us. Pleeeeaaasssseeeee..........

This is what it's all about. Don't deny us anymore.

SUgar Ray Leonard reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-17 00:00:00
As host of this show, I demand that you release this brillant score and all related versions to the public.

SRL

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-07 00:00:00
The Contender is such a great motivator. As an executive associated with sales people, I'd love to be able to play this song every week at our meetings to get people fired up. As an old boxer, this one song motivates me. It's kind of like the orginal song "The EYE of the TIGER" from Rocky movies.

Thushar reply Replies: 0 || 2007-11-03 00:00:00
The soundtrack is what makes the show so good...you have to make the score public!

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