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The #balfeness !!!! Has outdone himself on Bad Boys for Life.<br>A nod to the last but brought it up to date.<br>This and 6 Underground has blown me away with Balfe’s musici can't understand, when someone is saying "it REMINDS of mw2" when those mentioned cues are completely re-used 1:1. it's identical, sometimes layered with mancinas themes. it doesn't just remind you of mw2 when lorne seriously uses the identical tracks or parts from mw2 -_-<br><br>@bayhem: then listen to it. i'm not a fan of lorne, but his work there is real fun and some real good action cues. with the themes of Zimmer, it's crazy that it's just a game. one of or maybe THE best work of lorne!Colleague of mine (a film score fan too) asked me which new Balfe score is better in my opinion - Bad Boys for Life or 6 Underground?<br><br>Honestly - and as much as I praised BB3 - I couldn't decide......<br><br><br>Both movies have a lot of songs, which is something I don't like. Look at Transformers. There are songs too but they don't overshadow the score. The score is still the star and that's why people flood Steve's Twitter with praise. Day after day. <br><br>But sadly for Lorne, his recent work in film WAS indeed overshadowed by the random songs. If they didn't rely on songs so much, I'm sure that 6 Underground would've been the crown jewel for Lorne. It's a big, big movie that begs for equally big and memorable score (though we can't really expect Transformners-syze score). <br><br>At the end of the day, Lorne did good on 6 Underground but it was just a small sign of what COULD have been.....Some of the action bits, yeah......This right here is my single biggest issue with Balfe as a composer. And with the recording sessions clips he posts it is truly a mystery. Tinfoil hat on I'd say he skimps on the budget and hires those musicians just for a couple hours to shoot those clips for PR and the actual score is all synth but that's a baseless claim of course lol...<br>....................<br><br><br>It's bigger than that.....<br><br>After all, this is a Bruckheimer production. His movies established Hans and the entire MV/RC sound. His movies are known for their awesome scores. Scores that are populrar with the ordinary viewers as well.  But 2008 onward, things changed.....Back in the 90's and early 2000's every single Bruckheimer film had a spectacular score. Powerful, melodic themes, cues that stayed with you, scores that attracted the attention of the average Joe. <br><br>Nowadays tho, we don't have that. Hell, when was the last time a (newer) action score from MV/RC-related composer was praised the way 'The Rock' was praised?<br><br>Lorne's Mission Impossible? No. Not even close. <br><br><br>Personally, I like what Lorne did with BB3, especially with the emotional cues. But put it next to Mancina's work. I mean it's not even a contest. The Mancina score is one memorable, melodic track after another. There's not a single boring track. Every track is a banger. <br><br>But the newer scores? They have two or three tracks that are  good and everything else is.......utterly forgettable.<br><br>I blame it on the lack of themes. Orchestra or not, more scores need to have actual themes.
Some cues sound like Speed 2Guess I'm the only person around here who hasn't listened to the Modern Warfare 2 score. So I can't really have an opinion on this matter..... lolThis right here is my single biggest issue with Balfe as a composer. And with the recording sessions clips he posts it is truly a mystery. Tinfoil hat on I'd say he skimps on the budget and hires those musicians just for a couple hours to shoot those clips for PR and the actual score is all synth but that's a baseless claim of course lol...Everyone keep mentionning mw2 but those drums reminded me of...skylanders giants lol! Just listen to the track « Arena battle » and let me knowThe clips are on his Facebook page.
2/5 stars? Why are people hating on this?Me tooExcited!!!God’s gun theme reminds me of part of “River Mission” from Battlefield 2: Modern Combat OST. I think Lorne was an additional composer on that score aswell (excellent OST btw)God’s gun theme reminds me of part of “River Mission” from Battlefield 2: Modern Combat OST. I think Lorne was an additional composer on that score aswell (excellent OST btw)
"It's good shit lieutenant" The principle is based on Thomas Newman's Bond.  "Take back what's ours" and "the truth" is Ad astrahonnestly, I do get why people refer to MW2, but to be honest, it's not the same.  With the amount of time I heard that score, I can say that it uses the same drums, and a pattern that is quite similar to the one used in MW2, but it is not a copy/paste.  It's no different to me than Junkie XL re-using the same pattern of drum in all of his recent scores since Mad Max.  When it comes from the same composer, I guess it's normal to have works that parts that similar from a score to another.  Just think of John Murphy who re-use his powerful theme from Sunshine in a lot of his scores (28 weeks later, kick-ass, etc).   <br><br>Actually I'm quite glad he re-used the themes from Mancina as that was, to me at least, a big miss for BB2 even though Rabin and Jablonsky did a great job.  It's like doing a James Bond movie without the Bond theme.  It might be good, but it miss the little something that gel everything together. ;)  I really like what Lorne did on this one.  Even though he re-used the theme, he made them his own, in a similar way he did with MI Fallout, while sometime paying homage to the original ones. ;)  My 2 cents.Not really familiar with either Mancina’s BB score or MW2, but I’m really enjoying this. It’s like an old-school MV score filtered through Lorne’s sound. The main tune (which I’m guessing is Mancina’s) is a lot of fun, particularly when paired with the choir. <br><br>And as for Ad Astra, the villain motif in “Take Back What’s Ours” sounds like it was directly lifted from the space scenes of that score.can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?can I see the clip? is it on YouTube?
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Rhythm Of The Pride Lands
Label: Walt Disney Records
Length: 51'30
HZimmer.com rating:        4/5
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  1. He Lives In You (4'50)
  2. Hakuna Matata (4'24)
  3. The Lion Sleeps Tonight (3'33)
  4. Kube (3'46)
  5. Lea Halalela (6'02)
  6. It's Time (4'26)
  7. One By One (3'10)
  8. Warthog Rhapsody (3'06)
  9. Lala (4'34)
  10. Busa (4'04)
  11. Noyana (5'14)
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Jennie reply Replies: 0 || 2018-02-20 18:11:10
Amazing soundtrack

Dakota reply Replies: 1 || 2011-02-13 00:00:00
Never heard of this, does it exist?


Boromir2017-05-18 20:22:07
Exists exists :) You can find it simply on the Tube :P

Ivalu from Greenland reply Replies: 0 || 2009-08-27 00:00:00
That's my favorit musik of lion king, the greatest musik !

Where can i buy this Cd ?

Ravi Krishna reply Replies: 0 || 2009-08-27 00:00:00
I think it's out of print... try checking some used ones at Amazon or keep an eye on eBay for a reasonably priced one.

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Jason Allen Mac reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-09 00:00:00
Hans, Beautiful music on this CD! Its on my top 10 list of best cd's of all time!

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Suicune reply Replies: 0 || 2007-12-12 00:00:00
Good job, pridelander.

Pridelander (TLK fanatic) reply Replies: 0 || 2007-09-06 00:00:00
Detailed credits:

1. He Lives In You
Lyrics and music by Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, and Lebo M
Arranged by Mark Mancina
Produced by Jay Rifkin and Mark Mancina

2. Hakuna Matata
Lyrics by Tim Rice / Music by Elton John
Arranged by Fabian Cooke and Mark Mancina
Produced by Jay Rifkin, Fabian Cooke, and Mark Mancina

3. The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Lyrics and revised music by George David Weiss, Hugo Peretti, and Luigi Creatore
Additional lyric by Lebo M
Arranged by Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin
Produced by Jay Rifkin and Mark Mancina

4. Kube
Lyrics by Caiphus Semenya
Music by Caiphus Semenya and Lebo M
Arranged by JVT and Lebo M
Produced by Jay Rifkin and JVT

5. Lea Halalela (Holy Land)
Lyrics and music by Lebo M and Hans Zimmer
Arranged by Hans Zimmer and JVT
Produced by Hans Zimmer, Jay Rifkin, and JVT

6. It's Time
Lyrics and music by Lebo M, John Van Tongeren, and Jay Rifkin
Arranged by JVT and Lebo M
Produced by Jay Rifkin and JVT

7. One By One
Lyrics and music by Lebo M
Arranged by Lebo M

8. Warthog Rhapsody (unused song from the film)
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Elton John
Arranged by Hans Zimmer and Bruce Fowler
Produced by Hans Zimmer, Jay Rifkin, and Mark Mancina

9. Lala
Lyrics and music by Lebo M, Hans Zimmer, and Jay Rifkin
Arranged by JVT
Produced by Jay Rifkin and JVT

10. Busa
Lyrics and music by Lebo M, Hans Zimmer, and Jay Rifkin
Arranged by JVT and Lebo M
Additional vocal arrangement by Mbogeni Ngema

11. Noyana
A Traditional African Folk Song
Arranged by Lebo M, JVT, and Jay Rifkin
Produced by Jay Rifkin and JVT

All songs co-produced by Lebo M, except "Warthog Rhapsody" and Hakuna Matata"

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