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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 postsThis 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.I like it too but I don't understand why this thread is full of slobbering fanboys while nobody is talking about, say, Kingsman 2 which is just as good. I don't want to stop anyone talking about his music but did we really need every day this year for someone to go "oh my god I can't wait for Lorne to release another unreleased cue from Ghost in the Shell"? It doesn't contribute anything meaningful and makes this site look even more like a YouTube comments section than it already does.Your right Edmund ..... how dare we take about any other composer apart from Zimmer or John Powell!  Thankfully your point of view is in the minority. There is obviously a reason why he is one of the busiest composers . Geostorm isnít original BUT itís great music and I like it at least
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Iron Man
Label: Lionsgate Records
Length: 54'02 (Score: 47'36)
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  1. Driving With The Top Down (3:09)
    Ramin Djawadi, Hans Zimmer, Ryeland Allison
  2. Iron Man (2008 Version) (1:05)
    John O'Brien, Rick Boston
  3. Merchant Of Death (2:14)
    Ramin Djawadi, Ryeland Allison
  4. Trinkets To Kill A Prince (3:07)
    Ramin Djawadi, Hans Zimmer
  5. Mark I (3:53)
    Ramin Djawadi
  6. Fireman (2:09)
    Ramin Djawadi, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  7. Vacation's Over (3:34)
    Ramin Djawadi, Hans Zimmer, Bobby Tahouri
  8. Golden Egg (4:12)
    Ramin Djawadi, Clay Duncan, Bobby Tahouri
  9. DamnKid (1:12)
    DJ Boborobo
  10. Mark II (2:47)
    Ramin Djawadi, Hans Zimmer
  11. Extra Dry, Extra Olives (1:43)
    Ramin Djawadi
  12. Iron Man (3:30)
    Ramin Djawadi
  13. Gulmira (4:05)
    Ramin Djawadi, Hans Zimmer, Atli ÷rvarsson, Lorne Balfe
  14. Are Those Bullet Holes? (2:00)
    Ramin Djawadi
  15. Section 16 (2:33)
    Ramin Djawadi
  16. Iron Monger (4:45)
    Ramin Djawadi, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  17. Arc Reaktor (3:55)
    Ramin Djawadi, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  18. Institutionalized (3:49)
    Suicidal Tendencies
  19. Iron Man (0:20)
    Jack Urbont
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Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2014-02-03 17:40:31
love that first flight cue! :D

Mike reply Replies: 0 || 2014-01-28 18:41:28
Hybrid, did you not say a while back that you didn't think Zimmer actually sat down and did any music in here (he just kinda gave Ramin pointers)?

Snake reply Replies: 2 || 2013-03-27 09:02:02
Actually Harry Gregson-Williams was offered to score the film but he had conflicts with The Prince Caspian and Ramin Djawadi was a replacement. I wonder how would Gregson-Williams do the job.


zeroman2013-03-27 15:27:25
I enjoyed what Ramin did for the score to a degree. But no doubt...if Harry had scored it probably would have turned out alot better.


Anonymous2013-03-28 06:32:03
Wolverine and Cowboys vs Aliens quickly come to mind...

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-27 00:00:00
So iron man and the simpsons movie get complete scores.....wheres batman begins?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-26 00:00:00
Theres a complete version of this now

sam reply Replies: 0 || 2009-11-22 00:00:00
good very goodd

joshua reply Replies: 0 || 2009-10-21 00:00:00
so was Djawdi never really wanted for the first iron man. since Debny, who has composed all Favreus other films is now composing the second (did he want Debny to begin with and the studio decided aginst it. Or did Djawdi just not want to come back?

Ele reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-08 00:00:00
Its very bad score... I still can't understand how Hans is involved in so many tracks... This is called the biggest crap of 2008 for a reason.

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
I'm very glad that Ramin got this job and in my opinion he also did it well. I don't think that these kind of films need so profound approach. It's all about the fun and entertainment.

Cooper reply Replies: 0 || 2009-05-16 00:00:00
This is one of my favorite Remote scores.
Ramin is good, Ramin with Zimmer is cool.

Bruno Lasala reply Replies: 0 || 2009-05-16 00:00:00
This score sucks!!!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2009-03-06 00:00:00
They come from the ASCAP website... :)

Skyler reply Replies: 0 || 2009-03-06 00:00:00
Thanks for adding the individual song credits to this and POTC - it really clears some things up. But where did you find these credits? Are they official or just educated guesses?

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2009-02-22 00:00:00
I added the official credits... ;)

OMG reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-15 00:00:00
Nah, this score was too bland and simplistic for my tastes... and many other people who also disliked it.

There have been far better scores this year.

Viki reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-13 00:00:00
Absolutely amazing sound tracks, the sound track fits the theme and the movie's sequences of scenes. A lot of idiots have commented in here that its not good enough, some even haven't seen the damn movie, jerks.

And those who moan about a classic piece of rock and orchestral fusion have no taste for anything, bunch of tossers.

meh

This easily one of the best scores of the year! There is no disappointment, the only disappointment is that there are a lot of hot heads and goofs who moan about it.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-04 00:00:00
It's not Djawadi fault too, because he did what the director/producer wanted to have.

OMG reply Replies: 0 || 2008-09-04 00:00:00
John Debney commented on Iron Man in his interview at http://www.scorenotes.com/

He says he was attached (and was Favreau's choice) but Marvel went with a generic MV score... as with many people he didn't like the result.

Still can't believe Djawadi got this gig :-(

Debney would have ruled this... Damn studio tampering!

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2008-08-20 00:00:00
Not bad, IMO, but I can't help feel it could've been much better. Though I quite like the end result anyway, hehe.

Wayne reply Replies: 0 || 2008-06-10 00:00:00
Well I have to say, the movie and the score blew me away. I wasn't expecting what everyone delivered. However, even though I own the soundtrack, working with music a lot myself, I sometimes find missing pieces with movie scores. There is a lot of music in the film not found on it. Does anyone know of anything being released in the future? They market this album as a soundtrack, not a score.

Lorie reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-30 00:00:00
LOVE the theme for Iron Man. Does anyone know how I can get the ringtone??

A Sentient Being reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-28 00:00:00
"Hi guys. Does anyone know what are the tracks mixed together in the animation bettween the end of the film and the credits. One is Black Sabbath - Iron Man but the other?"

Yeah, Kudredin. Here you go:

After that awful Black Sabbath song, there comes THE REAL music! That is:

10. Mark II
01. Driving with Top Down
11. Extra Dry, Extra Olives

Enjoy!

DrDEATH reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-28 00:00:00
How come I cant find a list of players. Who was the drummer, Guitars, Bass, Orchestra????????? Writing is one thing. Playing another. Why are you not giving credit to the musicians who played the score?

Tony Stark reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-23 00:00:00
Movie was excellent. Score... hmm... Hans Zimmer with Batman had more punch to it than this, so I would have to say that I'm disappointed - slightly.

I think we can safely say that things could heat up a little more for a sequel. I place my $$ on a better follow through in part II. The only problem?... will Robert Downey Jr. reprise his role or will he figure that the first time out was for an "art" expedition..?

Let's hope he and Gwenyth come back. Excellent chemistry.

Get IM to fight someone with substance... perhaps a war ridden country again but with a diabolical Marvel foe who is behind another arms type operation, which threatens the west again. Hide the foe, generate a political ally, and throw some romance into the second movie... sounds good already!

jay arvada reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-23 00:00:00
The movie was great, it was touching, as you say it is was. But the score was totally repeating it's theme all through out the movie maybe not exactly during the touching parts,but I feel that if you really listen it all sounds very similar. so yeah I would have rather listened to a more in touch piece of music,than to have listen to some poor knock off of a cheese B flick from the early 00's. So logical or not, the score still sucks. and theirs nothing anybody can do about it. Except for Top Ramin noodles what ever his name is... Thanks for the reply danny boy.

jay arvada reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-22 00:00:00
THIS score SUCKED bad. Lacked emotional content, and was really flat. Need proof listen to spider man's score, Iron man by Black Sabbath was all this movie needed, to bad we all had to wait until the end of the movie to hear a real piece music. Oh well better luck next time.

Danny reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-22 00:00:00
SO you're saying that theyb shuld have just hrown out the whole score and just play Iron Man by Black Sabbath the whole time. even during touching moments. Hmmmm...sounds logical.

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-21 00:00:00
ramin djawadi is undoubtedly for me the successor of Hans!

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2008-05-20 00:00:00
hehe, what else can we expect from someone that calls himself "Remote Dead"?

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