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Can confirm: am dead.Jesus! Two Powell albums in less than a month. What a time to be alive. :O<br><br>So glad this is finally getting a release!Meh, I'm a "good" guy.<br><br>I prefer RO to Solo.<br><br>I did not say that the themes are from Giacchino or Williams or Powell I talk about themes of the score (regardless of who the authors are).<br><br>I'm also not "measuring dicks", Powell always has more points with me than Giacchino anyway.<br><br>I honestly did not like the theme written by WILLIAMS for Han and I can not equate it with the others in the franchise. It is disappointing.<br><br>And John's score, unfortunately, is a little paler than Rogue One's (since I can not mention the name Giacchino, as I'll be comparing the two). As much as I agree that the quality of the film is a factor to be considered, I do not believe the music is bad. It is not. I liked the music. Mainly the sequences of action. But it is very little for SW and for Powell "writing a SW score". I expected more. I'm disappointed and I hope HTTYD 3 is as good as its predecessors.@Olive: Caricature villians, really?<br><br>Krennic has a theme similar to that of the Empire, but being an arrogant character, his theme is more exaggerated, for the character<br><br>You make laugh with the march of Vader (is HIS theme, for god's sake)<br><br>And yeah, I prefer Rogue One over Solo, not only the movie.Don't forget in your calculation of "measuring dicks" between Giacchino & Powell, that Giacchino had a good film to score.<br><br><br>Powell did not...<br><br><br>He did a wonderful job despite what he was given to score... lol
Rogue One has several caricature moments that make me want to laugh at Giacchino's naivety, but there is no denying that the material is a million of times more memorable than what we heard in Solo. RO has themes. A recognizable theme for Jyn, a silly theme for the villains, a beautiful one for the surrender of the rebels in the end, a silly march for Vader, but manages to point out the moments of the score. Not here. I'm trying to discern the theme for Han and the Chewie theme.<br><br>This made me very disappointed because I was very happy for Powell's appointment. The score is not bad, far from it. The problem is that I expected so much more. HTTYD will be my "medicine". :PIm actually liking Powell's Solo theme better than Williams' theme...Edmund is probably dead from bliss, because this is a mighty fine score. I gave it only one listen so far, but I haven't enjoyed Powell this much in years.Great!! Very big Powell fan!!!More Powell !
Yes, music from seasons 1 & 2...It is on the original album : the last 2 minutes of "Woad to Ruin".Is this for both seasons ? Balfe shows a very diverse writing style within this show .It would be interesting if this style was used in Mission ImpossibleWhy never ? <br>He dislikes the saga or not interested ? I'm curious.Does anyone know why "Knight's March" is not in the original album and if there is a extended edition that has this cue?<br><br>
Rogue One was last minute change on Giacchino. I would like to hear Alexandre Desplat score to make a correct analysis from both scores. Besides that and with the little time, Giacchino's score is good, in the same style from maestro Williams. <br>Solo score is more different. Maestro Williams wrote the main theme and more cues, but what make the score different is Powell. He adapts Solo theme, and some of themes the original trilogy, but he puts him own stamp. Definitely is a Star Wars Score but with Powell stamp. Something Giacchino, maybe for the time, did not develop.<br>The film, well, i will watch on DVD.graciasWhile I always liked this score, it wasn’t until recently (when I revisited the film and album) that I realized how amazing it really is. There is still nothing that tops “Evacuating London” or the “Aslan” theme in terms of modern fantasy material. Each of the themes are brilliantly interconnected with each other, but stand on their own as well. I do wish there something a bit more distinctive for the White Witch, but that’s a small complaint.<br><br>The only other score that really reminds me of this (in terms of the string writing and piano material) is “Winters Tale” by Rupert. Also a pretty solid fantasy score.I LOVE IT!!They kept the volume of the music so low in the movie, while rouge ones was jacked up and used as a center piece rather than side music like they did for John. Johnson piece is far better,  it they gave it a back seat <br>
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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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no name reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-06 00:00:00
@ robert

2 marvelous albums in 7 years - that's a bit low for a guy like Hans

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-06 00:00:00
To "No name"...what are these 2 Album in 7 years?!!!

I Love You Hans reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-06 00:00:00
no name, what a hell are you talking about? Hans has made 125 amazing albums in 19 years that's unbelievable, when John Williams made 132 albums in 57 years the man they say better than Hans :)

Miles reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-06 00:00:00
Hans has stated that he's going to be in semi-retirement for a while and focus more on score producing and stuff like that, alhough he will compose every now and again.

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-05 00:00:00
You cannot put the music of Ben Hur or Spartacus in a film like Angels & Demons. Hans gave the film what it needed and it works very well there and is also a good listening experience on CD.

And FYI I listen to a wide variety of scores from Bernard Herrmann and Jerry Goldsmith to most Remote Control scores and I still say Hans is one of the best modern film composers.

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-05 00:00:00
Absolutely agree with DemonStar...

robert langdon reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-05 00:00:00
@ V.M.

yeah, elfman's planet of the apes was good, but no masterpiece. unless you are referring to the original, which, is pretty good, but is no masterpiece either.

robert langdon reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-05 00:00:00
also @ no name, you say zimmer either hasnt done any good, or that he's done some hard work and masterpieces, make up your mind.. O_o

robert langdon reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-04 00:00:00
@ no name - if theres no albums that can compare to crimson tide, then how do you explain the masterpieces that are the dark knight, batman begins, the da vinci code, angels and demons,kung fu panda,and black hawk down?

Celestine Crower reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-04 00:00:00
Beautiful musical work for a really thrilling and dramatic movie. Excellent work. 5 stars!

no name reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-04 00:00:00
@robert langdon

DVC, BHD - masterpiece. Rest - solid work , nothing more.

I Love You Hans reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-04 00:00:00
H2O, Jesus Hans, WoW this track is one hell of a Masterpiece.

V.M. reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-04 00:00:00
I don't understand how "Angels & Demons" can be rated 8/10... It's an "effect music", not a score with an identity. Somethimes I think film music will die soon... if people enjoy these mediocre works. History gave us masterpieces like "Gone With The Wind", "pLanet Of The Apes", "Ben Hur", "Spartacus", "Star Wars", "Back To The Future" etc... where the hell is a piece in this score can be rated more than 2/10??? I'm very sad to read these positive comments about a so poor music.

I Love You Hans reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-04 00:00:00
V.M. you need to shut the fuck up.

V.M. reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-04 00:00:00
As I Think, here there isn't people who know film music, but only Hans Zimmer's Fake Film Music. Bye bye.

Deakins reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-03 00:00:00
Because I think Hans prefers to work with a team in a relation of exchange of ideas.
However, you can see this method is good.
When you listen Jablonsky' compositions or each other, these men compose to extend the process that Hans has engaged in twenty years.

Hans isn't only a composer. He's a producer, score arranger, creator of new sounds.
If John Williams is also good, he didn't create several styles like Hans.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-07-03 00:00:00
@ robert langdon

Recent album that could compare with Crimson Tide. There is none. All we get are sequels or albums like Holiday - one theme by Hans and additional music. Why John Williams can write and conduct entire album by himself and Hans can't? Why employing others? They can manage on their own. If not - not everyone can be composer. There are many kind of jobs they can do.

Khare21 reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-24 00:00:00
Hans Zimmer is the best composer of all time. I love the music for Angels and Demons, and I also loved his music for the Pirates of the Caribbean. I'm in love with his music.

Katya Aleks reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-24 00:00:00
Hans Zimmer, Clint Mansell, and Klaus Badelt are absolutely stunning composers. My top three favourites of all time; even topping the great Beethoven [he got knocked down to fourth- ha].
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Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-22 00:00:00
Ehi Robert A&D is one of the greatest alnum of HZ...let them think different!!!

robert langon reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-22 00:00:00
@ anonymous, are you being sarcastic?

robert langdon reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-22 00:00:00
@ former fan..hm..

batman begins, the dark knight, angels and demons, the lion king.

former fan reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-21 00:00:00
" Hans IS one of the most talented composers in the world. "

Not any more - name album that compares with Crimson Tide or even Black Hawk Down. You can't.

PS. James Newton Howard rules!

MK reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
H2O is quite nice track also.

Illuminatus reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
Awsome music.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
robert langdon wrote: "lol i found out 16O BPM's Meaning.."

WOOOW AWSOME!!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
"former fan" - are you on drugs saying such things?? maybe you are on delirium? such guys like you really pisses me off!!
Hans IS one of the most talented composers in the world.

PS: "former fan" next time keep your comments for you. and f*ck off!

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
160 BPM is my most played track in this album!

Enrico reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-19 00:00:00
Ehi Former Fan, what are you saying?!!! You must consider that A&D is the sequel of TDVC, so Hans had to trace again the themes of TDVC, I think this is normal!!! Every composer would have done this...
Hans changes for better the fantastic themes of TDVC, and you can't say that there aren't no new ideas: "160 BPM", "Black smoke" and "Science and Religion" are absolutely cool and never heard before!!! The rest of the soundtrack is fantastic too...

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