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Ummm @Hybrid, what do you think about Holly Amber Church. I listened two scores from her and they are really good scores.I really liked Gary Go's Friend Request from 2016 too.My choices for Avatar 2 would be:<br>Powell or Newton Howard^ 2018 I meanSteve really knocked it out of the park with “Nightmare”. I always appreciate horror scores that balance the use of themes with the more atonal music you normally get.<br><br>And the last horror score I remember loving was John Carpenter’s 2019 Halloween score. A great blend of old and new, especially for Carpenter fans like myself.
@Knight Powell’s last score was HTTYD3....@superultramegaa<br><br>Luke Richards did “Ospreys” and Gary Dworetsky did “Calling All Autobots”. You can find that out from this very site.I'm a huuuuuuge fan of the Freddy character & movies, and I really liked this remake, it didn't deserve the reputation it has... Especially when you compare to Freddy 2 or 6... lol<br><br>Music is great, best horror score Steve did with Amityville. But I also liked his more ambient horrors like Texas Chainsaws or Friday the 13th or Hitcher. But I can understand he probably wanted to step out of that genre and not end up being the new Harry Manfredini typecast !"I wouldn't say "Battlefield" sounds nothing like Steve, it is pretty in line with his TF style"<br><br>Well that's the thing, if you think "TF style" thinking of TF1 & 2, then it's not exactly completely Steve. So I stick to my comment... :) lolI recently saw both this movie and Friday the 13th (2009). And I have to say that Steve did a pretty good job with the music. Yes, I'm aware of the complaints and the whole "remakes suck" mentality. But still......I advice you to revisit these scores. You might be pleasantly surprised. <br><br>Speaking of horror scores.......I realized these days that it's been a while since we've heard a TRULY memorable and effective horror score. Or maybe it's just me and I've missed some really good ones...<br><br>Your thoughts on the matter, folks?
^ Yet he’s still not quite a household name like some of his peers. HTTYD, Bourne, and Solo have all given him great exposure, but I feel like the general public doesn’t quite recognize him on the same level as Zimmer, Giacchino, or Williams.Many thanks Hybrid!John Powell's last score was for a Star Wars movie, I don't think you could get any more mainstream exposure than that.So Steve called Lorne for help, who agreed but asked not to be credited (his team was, so it kinda defeated the purpose lol)... They didn't do THAT much on the score<br>--------------------------<br><br>There you go. Exactly how I expected it to be. They were simply helping each other. We've seen it multiple times before with other big scores.<br><br><br>Thanks for clearing it up.I wouldn't say "Battlefield" sounds nothing like Steve, it is pretty in line with his TF style, but yeah, I definitely see the Lorne involvement in there. Interesting though, our first official additional composer credit on this score!
John Powell would be an amazing choice, if only to get him more mainstream exposure. <br><br>The thing is, if you strip away the drums, sound design, and harsh-mixing Tom is a actually a pretty gifted “classical” composer imo. His string writing has always impressed me, and seeing his use of woodwinds in Alita definitely proved that he can write outside of the mold Hollywood had put him in post-Mad Max.<br><br>Avatar 2 is most likely going to need a pretty diverse score, if the first one is any indicator. James Horner combined traditional orchestra, tribal drums, ethnic elements, electronics, and masculine action writing. All of which I could see Tom doing quite well.Chrono order goes like this :<br><br>Dublin 1996<br>Driving<br>Deceit<br>Second Warning<br>First Warning<br>Research<br>Conversations<br>The Beating<br>Traynor Lies<br>Never Show Your Fear<br>Preparations<br>The Killing<br>Bad News<br>The Funeral<br>One More Day<br><br>But some tracks have cues edited together, and some titles are not exactly perfect lol...Atli is fine in Iceland, maybe he just doesn't want to look for trouble anymore... :)Lorne did work on this score. At the very end, when the film (and therefore, the score) was getting butchered by editors to shorten it, there was very little time to rework the score to adapt it to the new cut. So Steve called Lorne for help, who agreed but asked not to be credited (his team was, so it kinda defeated the purpose lol)... They didn't do THAT much on the score, but Battlefield is indeed a LB cue (it sounds nothing like SJ).<br><br>Not the first time this happened. Lorne extensively worked on TF1 & 2 (credited), but also helped (uncredited) on TF3 (there again, his assistant back then Andrew K. was credited).Alright, that's ^^ a bit too far, but I agree that there's not enough evidence to really support the theory. The only compositions that seem like Balfe might have had a hand in are the various reprises of "Bumblebee" (aka the Journey theme) that was always rumored to be co-composed by Balfe, and the big choral section in "Your Voice" when the knights begin attacking Optimus, as that is also a progression I associate heavily with Balfe's involvement in the first 2 scores. But that's still not enough to prove that he was involved.<br><br>By the way Bayhem, I don't believe that John Williams or Howard Shore have lied about doing their work by themselves. John Williams has worked with William Ross and probably others, but I don't think they're lying when they say they've done a score themselves. They seem like they can compose on their own just fine.
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Rupert Gregson-WilliamsTobias MarbergerLorne BalfeTony Clarke
ComposerCo-ComposerAdditional MusicAdditional Music
Battlefield 2 - Modern Combat (VG)
Label: E.A.R.S. (Digital Download Only)
Length: 71'00
HZimmer.com rating:        3/5
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  1. BF Menu Music (3:19)
  2. Headshot (6:02)
  3. End Of The Line (5:59)
  4. Bunker Bust (4:15)
  5. Air Traffic Control (3:24)
  6. Heavy Tonnage (4:29)
  7. Zone 2 China (5:05)
  8. Big Bang (4:14)
  9. China Final (9:01)
  10. Chopper Catching Flak (3:40)
  11. Defend The Villages (5:39)
  12. Helicopter Recon (4:00)
  13. NATO Final (8:13)
  14. River Mission (4:13)
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Backbiter reply Replies: 2 || 2017-07-08 21:00:32
Sounds very Balfe to me. Loves It. Air Traffic Control and Headshot are perfecto!


Steve2017-07-09 00:08:42
which tracks in particular?


Miguel 2017-07-09 07:06:46
Yes he did. I asked him on Facebook

Mike reply Replies: 3 || 2013-12-19 20:23:38
Listen to track 2 while writing an essay, and man, you'll knock out that essay in no time. ;)


Hybrid Soldier2013-12-19 20:34:36
Check below my message from 6 years ago ! LOL ;)


Hybrid Soldier2013-12-19 20:41:44
Actually big thanks it made me listen to it for the first time in almost 3 years... :P


I always had a very specific scene in my mind with this music. I thought it would perfectly fit some opening sequence montage, Tony Scott style, with some dirty military generals selling weapons to african rebels...

Why ? And why so precise ? NO IDEA, it's just what it makes me think about. Or maybe I had seen Tears Of The Sun too much LOL...


Mike2013-12-19 20:47:12
lol, actually, it was your comment from way back when that made me listen to it. ;)

jim reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-08 00:00:00
still no one knows?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-27 00:00:00
which ttracks did lorne Balfe do?

mustafa reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-10 00:00:00
thnx

me reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-17 00:00:00
BF Menu Music is amazing! One of the best songs ever!

fmfsite reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-25 00:00:00
where is the multiplayer Mode Song thats they only one i want please someone tell me if the Multiplayer Menu music is included or not

Please i have been searching for that song ever since Battlefield 2

LTDAN1459 online playerbf2 reply Replies: 0 || 2007-07-05 00:00:00
LOVE THE GAME FOR PC GET IT.

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-18 00:00:00
It's a good stuff of course, but I wonder, now that almost all FPS games are orchestral why on earth did this one ended up being a synth work...

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-18 00:00:00
hehehe, I think our pals here on HZ.com love this "Promotional Release" phrase more than 'iTunes Exclusive". It's not totally off the road though. iTunes Exlusives are Promotional... someway, somehow! :-P

Anthony reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-18 00:00:00
I'm pretty sure this is an iTunes exclusive, not a promo.

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2007-06-18 00:00:00
This CD is maybe too long... But I love track 2 !

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