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Balfeís part is the best I think.<br>It also seems written to picture instead of just long suites.<br>My understanding is the Balfe wrote half of the score but the album doesnít seem to represent that for some reason.I really liked Richterís score over balfesI listened Max Richter for years. He is the kind of select or minority composer who does his solo works and soundtrack for movies not so famous. <br>His solo works are really really good with quintet and piano and voice. "on the nature of daylight" is definitely the best. <br>His sountrack is not good as his solo, to be honest. I think "the Leftovers" (2014-2017, HBO series), "Miss Slaone" (2016) and "Mary Queen of Scots" (2019) are cool.<br>If you need some peaceful music for meditation or good sleep, listen to his work.Richter did his recording in january and june 2019. The Director himself is a fan of Richter, so the deadline and director are not the reason.<br>It seemed that producers were not satisfied with Richter's music and they wanted something new, that's why they got Lorne. It turned out Lorne brought a very limited new...@Cercei<br>Hybrid can definitely answer that best. Richterís score is used (alongside Balfeís material) as well as some source pieces. If I remember correctly itís a mish-mash of the two.
I do know that piece, itís very pretty. Iíll check out his other works, thanks for the recommendation. In terms of minimalism I really am into Brian Eno at the moment. His ďMusic For AirportsĒ and ďThe Lovely BonesĒ are excellent if you like more introspective music.btw, you're saying Lorne recomposed and reworked the entire score. as i haven't seen the movie yet, did the producers end up with not using richters score for it at all and just used the score from Lorne?thanks for your information. but i actually don't understand why they have done that. i've heard now Lornes cues and Richters cues. all those cues from Lorne, they sound very similiar to that what Richter composed, but somehow with less melodies. And you really have to work hard to not use fewer melodies then Richter, as he's a minimalist at its best ^^ with that being said, i can't hear any groundbreaking differences from Lornes part, so what was their idea on hiring it and getting the same style of music, but in a more "light" version? :/i really admire Max Richters work, he isn't that new in this scene. his style is that repeating minimalism. maybe you've heard once the cue "on the nature of daylight" which was used a lot by many other movies. his last score which knocked me out was "Hostiles". such an emotional and intense score, you need to hear that, and probably see the movie as well (with Christian Bale). <br><br>Really surprised at this album, Iíve never really heard anything from Max Richter but I really like what he ended up writing for this score. It surprisingly flows well for a stand alone listen. Itís funny that the producers wanted a different approach, I think Richter nailed it.<br><br>Balfeís contribution is excellent as well, I particularly like that repeating chord progression (which is starting to become one of his trademarks considering how many times he has used it). Itís disappointing that they didnít include more of his contribution though, since he apparently rewrote the entire score.
Lorne said in his Twitter, the first album for His Dark Materials come 3rd November, no date, for the moment, for the second album.Was the producersi haven't understood the fact, that Lorne was involved in this. Can someone explain it for me? Was the director not satisfied with Richters music? Was the deadline too near? Or what was the reason why they have brought Lorne to this project?"The Wanderer", "Event Horizon", "You Have To Let Me Go" and "Tuesday (Voiceless)" = WOW WOW WOW!!!Zanelli is no James Newton Howard, but he did a fantastic job with writing a large scale fantasy score. Iíll even say that, while I think the first Maleficent is stronger overall, I personally like the action writing better here. Also 2 little things Iíve noticed;<br><br>1. The new theme here sounds fairly similar to the Father/Son tune from KFP3<br>2. 2:20-3:30 sounds like it may have been temped from the finale of Fantastic Beasts. (Or maybe Iím just crazy lol)
Great work of Zanelli, if is not as good like JNH's Maleficent, is a tremendous work, with a terrific writing and orchestrations, even the most tender parts are terrific.Itís definitely Balfe. Iíve seen the film for the second time two weeks ago so my memory is kind of hazy but luckily I decided to record the end credits for reference and I think it plays in Balfeís section / variation of one of his themes played on a solo string instrument. <br><br>I think we got most of Richter cues as it was mainly his release. I feel that Lorne has moved on from this project - he didnít even mention the release so an extended release of his material seems unlikely to happen :( <br><br>For those interested the credits suite plays as follows: <br><br><br>ďA Trip To The MoonĒ (synth part)<br>ďI Put All That AwayĒ<br>Variation on the theme in ďUnderground LakeĒ at 0:14<br>Variation on the theme in ďTrip To NeptuneĒ 0-1:00<br>ďTo The StarsĒSeason 2 premieres in 2 weeks, if he was scoring he would be working on it at the moment. But yes no confirmation regarding his return or a new composer. No news regarding new composer might be a hint whether Djawadi is returning or not.I only listened to the first couple of cues so it is too early to form an opinion comparing it to JNH but I disagree the first half drags. Maybe because I love tender themes.I suspect that the release was just what they had originally planned, with a couple of bonus tracks thrown in to appease Fox. They likely didn't put too much thought in what they added, since people who have spoken with Lorne said he wasn't aware of the release and was surprised Prayer wasn't on it. I'm just glad anything got released at all after everything that has gone before.<br><br>Regarding that theme you mentioned, is it one that sounded like the personal motif Ethan has in M:I Fallout? Because while I did initially assume that was Balfe too, it seems it was actually Richter. Haven't gotten to hear Lorne's parts yet, so who knows he if he also did a similar thing.
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Madagascar - Escape 2 Africa
Label: Geffen Records
Length: 49'27 (Score: 36'56)
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  1. Once Upon A Tme In Africa (3:50)
  2. The Traveling Song - will.i.am (3:25) *
  3. Party! Party! Party! (3:31)
  4. I Like To Move It - will.i.am (3:41)
  5. The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (0:52)
  6. Big And Chunky - will.i.am (3:21) *
  7. Chums - Heitor Pereira (2:16)
  8. New York, New York (1:30)
  9. Volcano (2:50)
  10. Rescue Me (3:36)
  11. More Than A Feeling - Boston (4:45)
  12. She Loves Me - will.i.am (1:43) *
  13. Foofie (2:39)
  14. Copacabana (At The Copa) - Barry Manilow (4:06)
  15. Monochromatic Friends (2:59)
  16. Best Friends - will.i.am (2:25) *
  17. Alex On The Spot (1:58)
*Written by Hans Zimmer & will.i.am
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Anonymous123 reply Replies: 5 || 2013-05-22 05:52:20
MADAGASCAR 2 COMPLETE SCORE

TRACKLIST:
01 Mad 2 1m01 DreamWorks Logo
02 Mad 2 1m01 DreamWorks Logo Alt
03 Mad 2 1m03 Training Alex - Poache
04 Mad 2 1m11 Second Biggest Sling S
05 Mad 2 1m12 Thank You Freaks
06 Mad 2 1m13 Gremlins!!
07 Mad 2 1m14s First Class
08 Mad 2 1m15 Small Incandescent Bul
09 Mad 2 1m18 Deploy Flaps
10 Mad 2 2m21 Grit Spit - Behold the
11 Mad 2 2m25 Dancing About A Plane
12 Mad 2 2m26 He's Come Home
13 Mad 2 2m28-30 Party! Party! Party
14 Mad 2 2m28-30 Party!
15 Mad 2 2m32 Operation Tourist Trap
16 Mad 2 2m35 Foofie
17 Mad 2 3m38-39 Mort & the Shark
18 Mad 2 3m40 Few Extra Thumbs
19 Mad 2 3m41 WarPaint
20 Mad 2 3m41 Fix WarPaint
21 Mad 2 3m43 Wake Up Titsy
22 Mad 2 3m45 Banishment
23 Mad 2 3m47 It's Too Late
24 Mad 2 3m48-49 Witch Doctor's Dise
25 Mad 2 3m50 Big Squirt
26 Mad 2 3m51 We're All Unique
27 Mad 2 4m57 Melman Professes
28 Mad 2 4m58 No Water
29 Mad 2 4m58B Fight For It
30 Mad 2 4m59 Makunga Has Spoken
31 Mad 2 4m60 Crossing the Line
32 Mad 2 4m61 Small Sacrifice
33 Mad 2 4m65 Found the Clog
34 Mad 2 4m66 Volcano Song
35 Mad 2 4m67-68 Did You Really Mean
36 Mad 2 5m70 Rotisserie
37 Mad 2 5m72 Nanna's Got A Gun
38 Mad 2 5m73 Dam Busters
39 Mad 2 5m74 Gods and Sushi
40 Mad 2 5m75 Ride the Wave
41 Mad 2 Rescue Theme


Sebia2013-05-22 16:01:17
WOW!!! It's perfect


...2013-06-20 18:07:17
it leaked...


Edmund Meinerts2013-06-23 15:53:52
So now that this is leaked, Hybrid, are we going to be seeing a separate page and composer details soon? :)


jungle2017-03-28 20:11:44
One cues is missing. Rescue theme, with will.i.am voice i guess
04 Mad 2 1m11 Traveling Alakey


Dillon Patterson2019-06-14 04:03:05
You fools, the tracklist was but a scam. The tracks simply wanted to EAT you.

Noe reply Replies: 1 || 2008-11-09 00:00:00
Who played bass guitar on the credits "Move it" song?


BT 2014-07-04 15:33:13
If anyone knows, please share. It is so well done. It actually sounds a lot like Flea but it probably isn't.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2014-02-11 22:40:32
how many credits are known for this one?

hlujan reply Replies: 0 || 2013-01-28 20:04:24
Hi!

I am looking for instrumental versions of the traveling song. Does anybody have it?

thanks a lot!

Song Alex On The Spot will be good also.

Felix reply Replies: 1 || 2012-10-18 22:35:06
i have the recording session from the 3rd movie and i want to have the recording session from this 2nd movie


Areozz2012-10-18 22:49:22
Good for you

Tim KZ reply Replies: 0 || 2011-11-16 12:31:38
Amazing score! Can't wait for 3rd movie. Only for music it worths watching.

gianluca reply Replies: 0 || 2010-05-28 00:00:00
wow

Ditze reply Replies: 0 || 2010-04-21 00:00:00
I can hear it thousand times a day!!!! I Love this sounds... And the travelling song... It fits to everyone, you do the music, which everybody like.... Donīt ever stop it!!

ANDREA reply Replies: 0 || 2010-03-18 00:00:00
CONGRATULATIONS

Lewis reply Replies: 0 || 2010-02-12 00:00:00
Awesome tune, so pleasant and energetic. Zooster breakout, Alex on the spot and Rescue me make me feel like i'm in heaven.I hope next Madagascar will be even better.I love this tune!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2010-01-02 00:00:00
You can find both tracks on Jim Dooley & Geoff Zanelli's official websites !

Zimler reply Replies: 0 || 2010-01-01 00:00:00
I have heard an extended soundtrack that featured two tracks called Slingshot (1,07) and Plane Crash (1,59 which had a littlebit of the instrumental "I like to move it" in it too) Are these two officially released?? The CD i heard didnt feature the Boston and Barry Manilow songs thou...
Maybe this is the extended version mentioned??

none ya buisness reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-08 00:00:00
I LOVE THE TRAVELING SONG!!!! LOVE IT!!!


Iíve been around the world, in the pouring rain
Feeling out of place, really feeling strange
Take me to a place, where they know my name
Cause I ainít met nobody that looks the same

Iím a fish out of water, lion out of the jungle
[He a fish out of water, lion out of the jungle]
I need my peoples, my peoples, take me to my peoples
THEY GOT JUNGLE FEVER, SHOW HIM SOME LOVE,
SHOW HIM LOVE.

Could I have someone, could I have someone,
To relate to, to relate to
Could I have someone, could I have someone,
To relate to, to relate to

See Iíve been traveling, been traveling forever
But now that Iíve found a home,
Feels like Iím in heaven

See Iíve been traveling, been traveling forever
But now that Iím home,
Feels like Iím in heaven

See Iíve been traveling, been traveling forever
But now that Iíve found a home,
Feels like Iím in heaven

Feels like Iím in heaven
Feels like Iím in heaven
Feels like Iím in heaven
Feels like Iím in heaven, heaven

Traveling the world, like a touring man
Been around the planet in the foreign land
Iíve seen things that Iíve thought Iíve never seen
Take me to a place where they live like me

Iím a lion out the jungle, fish out of the ocean
[Heís a lion out the jungle, fish out of the ocean]
I need my peoples, my peoples, take me to my peoples
THEY GOT JUNGLE FEVER, SHOW HIM SOME LOVE,
SHOW HIM LOVE

Could I have someone, could I have someone,
To relate to, to relate to
Could I have someone, could I have someone,
To relate to, to relate to

See Iíve been traveling, been traveling forever
But now that Iíve found a home,
Feels like Iím in heaven

See Iíve been traveling, been traveling forever
But now that Iím home,
Feels like Iím in heaven

See Iíve been traveling, been traveling forever
But now that Iíve found a home,
Feels like Iím in heaven

Feels like Iím in heaven
Feels like Iím in heaven
Feels like Iím in heaven
Feels like Iím in heaven,

Feels like Iím in heaven
Feels like Iím in heaven
Iím in heaven,

Oh and Iím feeling right at home
Feeling right at home
Feeling right at home
[Iíve been around the world]

Feeling right at home
Feeling right at home
Feeling right at home
Feeling like Iím in heaven,

Itís like Iím in heaven
Itís like Iím in heaven
Iím in heaven

Itís like Iím in heaven
Iím in heaven
Itís like Iím in heaven
Iím in heaven

Oh yeah

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-25 00:00:00
Very funny!!! Good job!!!

bob reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-01 00:00:00
you rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

some1 reply Replies: 0 || 2009-02-18 00:00:00
I wish this soundtrack release would have more instrumental music, which is featured in the movie itself ... I miss a lot of music from 1h+ in the movie
is there some chance there will be a second soundtrack release like an addition or extention ... I mean, sometimes it happens and I really wish I could hear some more of this fantastic music!

LidoTRK reply Replies: 0 || 2009-02-06 00:00:00
You excel in everything! You are my inspiration! I bow down before you, Hans Zimmer!

no name reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-23 00:00:00
I really love the traveling song, and alex on the spot.

Me reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-12 00:00:00
waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaauuuuuu
i work at cinema and this music is just excelent!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-01-04 00:00:00
just excelentttt i love itttt

nael reply Replies: 0 || 2008-12-13 00:00:00
thanks

Seraphim reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-10 00:00:00
Wonderful! I get ideas for my own compositions from you!!

Seraphim Hanisch

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-10 00:00:00
Once Upon a Time in Africa, Rescue Me, and Alex on the Spot all make great use of the now infamous Zooster Theme. This score is yet another gem is Hans Zimmer's crown of musical greatness. Job well done.

"This is mah home, this is mah home!"

Rick reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-09 00:00:00
How many song are written by hans zimmer?

simon reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-06 00:00:00
This was just wonderful! ^^

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2008-11-04 00:00:00
A totally fun and crazy soundtrack! Cool to see Hans composed which such ideas!

NiCo reply Replies: 0 || 2008-10-25 00:00:00
Can't wait; Zooster Breakout powaaa!!!!!!!.....

Kaya reply Replies: 0 || 2008-10-21 00:00:00
I love that Hans loves Ennio Morricone so much :)

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2008-10-21 00:00:00
Let's see what this one packs. I at least hope it's better than the first! ;-)

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