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Interesting to see Lorne Balfe replacing Jablonsky now with Micheal Bay.6 Underground is totally crazy and Balfe’s score equals it.Also has emotion like 13 Hours.<br>Doesn’t beat His Dark Materials but a great scoreSorry, das ist doch ein Witz, Dortmund ist nicht dabei :(Way too many songs.<br>Lorne Balfe score nailed it.Great to see Bay working with Balfe now.This is an RCP website, those scores aren't by RCP composers...Power anthems ???? Obviously you haven’t watched the movie.They would not fit in this movie.<br><br>Balfe’s score is really cool and not expected.Already listened to it 4 times!
I agree completely.<br><br>The movie was awesome, the score works perfectly, and the only thing I didn't like was the use of songs. Too much of them. Songs rarely work during intense action scenes. They distract.<br><br>But every time the score started, I liked it. Bay may be known as the big action guy, but when it comes to scoring the more intimate/emotional moments, he and the composer (no matter who he is) always do a good job.Greenaway for President! :))I agree with Knight.<br><br>It seems some peeps were expecting power anthems left and right. Yes, this is a big movie, but not a "Transformers-big" movie. I didn't like the use of source music (I hate songs in action movies) but when Balfe's work popped up I noticed it right away.<br><br>The more emotional cues were definitely the most memorable.What a fantastic soundtrack.<br>It’s totally crazy and works brilliantly in the film.<br>The bit emotional sections are very classic Bay but Balfe’s electronic weirdness is very unique.<br>It’s nothing like Balfe’s Dark Materials BUT why I’m earth should it be !<br>10/10Gavin should be listed as conductor
Because Ice Age was composed by David Newman and Collision Course was composed by John DebneyWhen i heard just the sound clips, i thought wtf. Sounds like the worst score, a michael bay movie ever had. Then i listened to the whole album and i have to say, there are some pretty cool tracks. I really like the electronic rhythmic stuff. Welcome to florence is awesome. The emotional moments are nice, but standard balfe stuff. In the movie, the music works really good. I think this music style is the only style, that works in THIS movie. And as hybrid says a mish mash of score and songs. The movie itself is.....strange. but at least the action rocks as hell.If "The Meltdown," "Dawn of The Dinosaurs" and "Continental Drift" are added, then how come "Ice Age" and "Collision Course" aren't?I haven't heard the album yet but there isn't much score in the film. It's like Bad Boys II meets Domino in terms of editing, songs everywhere (19 sourced songs used), short cues... Hell there's even a 13 Hours cue tracked in the film ("Getting Aboard The Plane")."Second time"... lol
Another awsome score by lorne balfe. I really like the film 6 underground directed by michael bay, is very awsome and intense and i begin to hear the score composed by lorne balfe, and its phenomenal and his second time working with michael bay since 13 hours, which i like lorne balfe's score too. Balfe's work is really inspiring in his film score.I don't expect Lorne to make a masterpiece with each movie, but it is true that most of her films are action candies, and I can't understand how she can deliver 6 underground and then make His dark materials.  It seems that within Lorne there are a thousand different composers.  And I don't know what to expect from Lorne again.Can't help noticing not one, but two Zimmer titles in here.... Tracks 14 and 16. lol.What is most disappointing is that this is a Michael Bay movie with a score being so bad. Historically his movies have fantastic scores by either Hans, Steve Jablonsky, and even Lorne Balfe. But this is hands down the worst Michael Bay score I’ve ever heard. <br><br>It’s functional, yes, but nothing compared to 13 Hours, any of the Transformers movies, The Rock, Pearl Harbor, etc. I definitely had high hopes for another good “power anthem” score... and the only cues that are any good are just Time ripoffs.<br><br>Highly disappointing.Again, if we have to expect every piece of work of one composer is have to be as good like his others pieces of work, that's pretty underwhelming and impossible.<br><br>Yeah, 6 Underground is not a good score by any means (neither Gemini Man, but is far more listenable), but works perfectly in the hiperbolic movie.
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Composer - Musician : Synthesizer
Hans ZimmerLorne BalfeAtli ÖrvarssonGeoff Zanelli
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Angels & Demons
Label: Sony Classics
Length: 54'17
HZimmer.com rating:        4/5
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  1. 160 BPM (6:42)
    Hans Zimmer
  2. God Particle (5:20)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Atli Örvarsson, Mel Wesson
  3. Air (9:08)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Atli Örvarsson, Geoff Zanelli, Mel Wesson
  4. Fire (6:51)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  5. Black Smoke (5:45)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Mel Wesson
  6. Science And Religion (12:27)
    Hans Zimmer
  7. Immolation (3:38)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  8. Election By Adoration (2:12)
    Hans Zimmer, Nick Glennie-Smith
  9. 503 (2:14)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe
  10. Bonus Track : H2O (1:51)
    Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Atli Örvarsson
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PJ2 reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
It sounds great but I expected a different theme cause, after all, 'Angels and Demons' isn't neither a prequel nor a sequel of 'The DaVinci Code'. But wait and listen...

Miles reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
The movie trailers section of Apple.com has a sneak peek at Hans scoring the film, with a new variation on the Da Vinci Code theme. Check it out, it sounds great!

Mr Tweedy reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
160 BPM probably means 160 Beats per Minute. This could mean the music has a very fast tempo !
I know Zimmer like to "comment" his own music in the track titles ("A Small Piece for Doumbek and Strings", "The Jablonsky Variations on a Theme by HZ", "Too Many Notes, Not Enough Rests"...) :P

fabien reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
So funny to see all these people exiting on this cd to be released !! As for me, I would wait to here it before rating the score ... but as each Zimmer's a masterpiece is coming...

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
Thanks to DemonStar and to everybody!!! So there is a lots of mistery in the titles too...too cool Hans!!!
However, I hope that this CD will sell a lots of copies!!!

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
That was me below

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
It's present in the middle. I didn't remember it at first either but then it clicked suddenly. Check the portion where -

!!!SPOILERS!!!


Langdon and Vittoria are talking in the secret archives. :)

Kusi81 reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
@DemonStar: I also read the book and I didn't remember your explanation;)

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
@Kusi81 -

Thanks for that, interesting. But here, '503' means -



------!!!SPOILERS!!!--------------------------



In Roman numerals 503 is written "DIII", and it refers to Galileo's work "Diagramma", the third work beginning with the letter 'D'.

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-14 00:00:00
Mr Tweedy, that is letter "I" + 60 BPM. ;-)

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-13 00:00:00
Not bad. We should have an integration of electronics and orchestra/choir here signifying Science and Religion respectively. Can't wait!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-13 00:00:00
Czar Mina i think you've never listened to any score by Hans before.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-12 00:00:00
if hans zimmer does it, u dont have to wait to listen to it in order to judge it!!!!!!u gotta be sure that its perfect!!!!!
shame on you CZAR MINA

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-11 00:00:00
I can't wait to see what Hans did in this score, i think its going to be an amazing score as always, anyway i really can't wait. Loved the cover

mom reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-11 00:00:00
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Czar Mina reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-11 00:00:00
waiting to listen .........
the davinci code was amazing i expect that this one will be perfect

teoperseoo reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-10 00:00:00
When the clips of the music?

Lee reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-09 00:00:00
exlibris.ch

1. 160 BPM (06:42)
2. God Particle (05:20)
3. Air (09:08)
4. Fire (06:51)
5. Black Smoke (05:45)
6. Science and Religion (12:27)
7. Immolation (03:38)
8. Election by Adoration (02:12)
9. 503 (02:14)

Sylvos reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-09 00:00:00
Assuming that Hans was indeed inspired to get violin solos on this project by James Newton Howard's work on Defiance, then perhaps he should talk to Michael Giacchino at some point to get some inspirations for track titles too!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-08 00:00:00
Hans is now producing Steve S. Transformer 2 and Trevor Rabin's G-Force.

dan reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-07 00:00:00
maybe there is a chance that Hans can score ridley scott's robin hood movie. it has been awhile since these two worked together.

Mikel S.i.W (from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-07 00:00:00
SUBLIME

shaadp reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-07 00:00:00
i don't think hans will take any substantial time off till after the third batman installment. he's currently got projects already on his plate for release this year and in the future. another james brooks film (2009 release maybe) and an animated film called rango (2011 release) from gore verbinski, just to name a few.

i suspect the tracks are 5 - 10 mins on average, with full orchestration and solos on the same tracks. this should be a good one, as i expect a lot of new material. does hans bring back the "thinking" theme for tom hanks' character? does he reprise chevaliers de sangreal? is the version in the trailer (which is different than da vinci) a peak at the new and expanded version? time will only tell.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-07 00:00:00
when is released the cd? ...

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-06 00:00:00
Wonder if they are nine long tracks, too bad not more of hanz's score

dan reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-06 00:00:00
so i am guessing that Hans will take the rest of the year off because of concert schedules that was discussed last year.

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-05 00:00:00
Non pensavo ci fossero così tanti Italiani fan di Hans Zimmer!!! Sono molto contento!!! Ehi, mi raccomando, comprate il CD originale!!! ;-)

However, thanks to Falconet and DemonStar, I've seen only today that the Cover is ready and the tracklist too!!! I think it's really good!!!
But it's a bit stange to see "Violins solos"...what kind of music will be with "violin solo"?!
I've read on Wikipedia that Joshua Bell is one of the most important violinist now!!! Great!!!

However I've read the book and now I think that some track name are very strange...for example: the first and the last one: what is their meaning?!! I don't know...Then I waited a longer tracklist, but as DemonStar says, they should be very long...I hope it!!!
Bye!!!

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-05 00:00:00
Amazon has the tracklist now -

1. I60 BPM
2. God Particle
3. Air
4. Fire
5. Black Smoke
6. Science and Religion
7. Immolation
8. Election by Adoration
9. 503

They should be long tracks I think. From the track titles (judging by the corresponding book scenes) I deduce there'll be quite some action stuff too!

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-04-03 00:00:00
I hope the album will be a good balance between action and melodic music, and I hope Hans doesn't remove the action tracks like JNH did with Defiance. But I wholeheartedly applaud Hans for his decision to include violin solos because the plot and character emotion does get very complex near the end of the book, and I really want the music to reflect that.

So Hans, if you're reading this, don't forget to give us a fair amount of that dashing gothic choir action music on the CD too! ;)

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