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To be fair, Giacchino didn’t have much time to work on Rogue One, which explains why certain portions (coughactionmusiccough) fell flat. It’s not a bad score at all, but yeah, John Powell is above and beyond a better composer. His recordings have life and energy, and while most of it still sounds like Powell, he is able to switch into Williams mode so easily.<br><br>In defense of Giacchino though, just go listen to Jupiter Ascending if you want a score on the same level as this. The action music is phenomenal, there are at least a dozen solid themes, and the recording doesn’t seem as flat as some of his other scores.I think Powell found his niche with this score...<br>Because he's WAY better at apeing Williams than Giacchino could ever be, and with way more energy....<br><br>And here Giacchino prides his work on Williams from his origins in video game music... <br><br>This blows Giacchino out of the ocean and into the moon. This surprises me, as I expected Giacchino to have such  huge hard-on for Williams.Sehr geehrter Herr Zimmer, <br>Hallo Hans,<br>  <br>ich habe einige ihrer Konzerte gesehen, Prag jedoch, war wirklich, ich kann es nicht in Worte fassen, unglaublich. Top Musiker und eine super performance!<br>Ihre Musik ist eine Inspiration.<br>Hoffentlich hören wir noch viele Stücke von Ihnen...<br><br>Hochachtungsvoll und liebe Grüße<br>StefanYeah, 30-ish seconds into Do You Bleed?"Reminiscent Therapy" is amazing in the way it incorporates a lot of Williams' classic stuff making it feel very natural and organic, like it's part Powell's themes, like he does with "The Adentures of Han".<br><br>This is a really great score
He is the chosen one, the one who will bring balance to the film music world...Thats just 'do you bleed?' with a small insert?Haha, It's as the prophecy foretold.John Powell, the great uniter of film music fans@MrZimmerFan<br><br>I actually like Rogue One, and I do understand why it leans so heavily on the original themes. Here the themes are incorporated more as fan service, but Powell is able to do wonders with interpolating them with his material. <br><br>And something I forgot to mention, this score reminds me so much of Pan in the action sequences. The percussion and brass writing is great lol
im surprised how Powell uses his ANTZ percussion in this!<br><br>The track Train Heist, Into The Maw is good example of it.<br><br>This is the only score that will please the gang at JW and HZ alike.When JWFan and HZ.com are discussing the same score....'but not as heavily as Rogue One'<br><br>Because Rogue One have conections with certain aspects or characters from the OT?<br><br>An here you have a track with three themes (or cues) with no conections with the OT, Rogue One have more sense... but the score is fricking awesome :)So first impressions:<br><br>JP knocked this one out of the park! The whole score has this excellent swashbuckling vibe, which is surprisingly aggressive during the action sequences (entirely due to his trademark percussion).<br><br>The writing style is really interesting, it’s basically John Powell doing his usual style but with some Williams flourishes, especially during the softer cues. The Star Wars themes do return, but not as heavily as Rogue One. And of course the JW cue is great, although surprisingly structured more as an action cue as opposed to a concert suite.<br><br>And for some reason the Han theme sounds vaguely similar to Poe’s theme from Force Awakens.Let’s just say “Reminiscience Therapy”.... hold onto your seats! ;-)
This score is awesome!! Powell did a great job at making a score that's differet than all the other SW scores, but still you know it's a SW score. He reprised Williams' theme brilliantly and I can't stop to listen to it!!!what about the music when batman makes it back to the cave and lex opens the case of kryptonite. cant find it in theseYeah I can't agree that Inception or Interstellar are superior pieces of scoring. Certainly not in structure, thematic development, etc. <br><br>What defined those scores is the vision behind them more so than the execution. In so many ways, that is opposite of The World's End. Interstellar is a brilliant score that managed to provide each scene with a simplistic tone, but one that captured the atmosphere behind the scenes perfectly, such as the unique use of the organ. Same with Inception with the guitars. <br><br>With a World's End, the vision is nothing special. It is a rock and roll twist to classic music. But the execution brings enormous power and gravitas to the movie.<br><br>I would sum it up by saying that in Interstellar and Inception, the creation of the music drives the movie's ideas while in At World's End, the movie drives the creation of the music.Nazg&#251;l for Azog I will never forgive. It's not a Servant of Sauron theme, it's a Ringwraith theme, and Azog's not a Ringwraith, he's a goddam Orc, and that theme doesn't belong there, full stop. It was just put there because it sounds "epic" and would "pump up the action scene". Gondor Restored at the end is just as stupid. And the Dreaming of Bag End theme for Bilbo is indeed lovely, and would have been lovelier still if it actually appeared in the movie. Instead it just gets replaced by copy/pasted Hobbit music from LOTR instead because Peter Jackson desperately wants his audience to remember how good those movies were in lieu of the Hobbit ones being any good on their own. Needless to say it goes missing entirely from the second and third score...along with the Misty Mountains melody (the strongest theme of the first one). I still really like those scores overall but they got absolutely butchered in terms of their thematic usage in the films. Then again those movies were an absolute clusterfuck so I shouldn't be surprised.<br><br>WRT Harry Potter, the 3 note theme does work okay for Voldemort, except that there's already a longer, separate Voldemort theme in Philosopher's, one that I like even more, and which only gets used once in Chamber (when Riddle rearranges the letters). I can understand liking Chamber better than Philosopher when you compare the albums, but in terms of the complete scores there's no contest at all, Philosopher wins by a country mile because of Chamber's rehash issues (and there are some good cues missing from the album, such as the Troll and Forbidden Forest scenes).@Edmund<br>The thing with the Nolan scores (at least Interstellar/Inception) is that they are repetitive, in as much as being built heavily around the suites that I’m guessing they use to edit and temp the film. <br>And while the themes are simple I do think they are structured in a unique enough way which builds emotional resonance through the gradual increase in chords/volume/speed/etc. Even Dunkirk is a relatively simple score theme wise, but is so technically complex.<br><br>And personally I’ve never been in love with Inception. I admire it on a technical level, but outside of “Time” I find it to be a fairly cold score. Obviously what it was meant to do so not a complaint, more of a personal preference thing.
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The Taking Of Pelham 123
Label: Sony Pictures Entertainment
Length: 45'00
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  1. Something On The Track (4:36)
  2. "It's Me, Man!" (4:09)
  3. Rigged Contracts (3:44)
  4. An Ass Model Named Lavitka (6:25)
  5. Money Run (1:04)
  6. Garber Meets Ryder (3:06)
  7. All Others Pay Cash (5:37)
  8. The Train Leaves The Station (3:51)
  9. The Lights Are All Green! (5:14)
  10. Manhattan Bridge (5:06)
  11. "You A Yankees Fan?" (1:59)
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Antas, Webmaster reply Replies: 0 || 2010-02-08 00:00:00
@Hakki : please do not ask for illegal downloads

hakk&#305; reply Replies: 0 || 2010-02-07 00:00:00
hello I'm Hakki

Do you want downloading in soundtracks ?

Please Help Me Dowload Soundtracks

RuthlessGravity reply Replies: 0 || 2010-01-18 00:00:00
I wish "money run" was longer, sounds so damn cool.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
We really need more music from you Harry, you are really amazing if you asked me.

Lasse reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
what is the soundtrack in the opening of the movie ?

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-20 00:00:00
'99 Problems' by Jay Z

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-17 00:00:00
This score is amazing, Harry you Rocks.

Antas, Webmaster reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-17 00:00:00
new extracts added

Reznor2112 reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-16 00:00:00
FYI...

The track in the credits with the heavy drums and guitars is by A Perfect Circle - "Count Bodies Like Sheep To The Rhythm of the War Drums"

Sato reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-15 00:00:00
Great score!

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-15 00:00:00
Harry Gregson-Williams' scores never cease to amaze me :)

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
I'm liking this one too. Not too good but the electronics and synths develop a nice, suspenseful atmosphere which I think is suitable for the movie.

HGW Rocks! reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
AWESOME SCORE!!! I absolutely love this music; Good job Mr. Gregson-Williams...you never disappoint!

Pelham reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
*deja vu

Pelham reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-14 00:00:00
The score reminds me too much to Men on Fire and Deju Vu... nothing new and just a temp score... :(

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-13 00:00:00
That is simply because the studio licenses source pieces into the movie... at a price.
If they then want to use that same licensed piece on a soundtrack
thats gonna cost the studio even more money & that's why you don't usually get these pieces on soundtracks.... unless the deal done includes a soundtrack release too.

EB reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-13 00:00:00
Just saw Pelham 123...nice score but I was blown away by the end creds music....percussion and super guitar track....is it Peter Destefano??? I see he has creds listed fr Pelham 123 on his MySpace page. I want to hear this track again....how can I find it and how do I get it?
If record producers would actually reproduce and market what songs we hear in the movie, the record buying public would be much happier. I cannot tell you the number of soundtracks I have purchased and the songs are NOT the ones in the movie. RIP OFF!

Ele reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
The Train Leaves the Station = Final comfrotation from Enemy Of The State?

Cloud reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
Déjà Vu :D

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
AWESOME!!! Job well done...great score!

RuthlessGravity reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
Man I hope this better than the Wolverine score. Seeing how this is a semi techno-thriller. I hope Harry goes back to the awesomeness of Enemy of The State and Spy Game.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-09 00:00:00
Now up on I-Tunes UK, so there is a digital release too.

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
They don't sell well because they don't market them well. The only way we can find out about scores is through forums like this...that not many people know about. Half the time stores don't even carry them until well after their official release date. Perhaps if studios paid to have them advertised in sale adds they might do better. There are plenty of people out there who want these scores, they just need to make it easier for us to find them!!!!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
Right !

And that's one of the main reasons why our website is here ! :D

Adrian reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
I have a pressed CD of the Spirit... It's a Silva Screen pressing, it was even in Dutch stores for a very low price...

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
Adrian...
How did you obtain it??? Is there a way we can order it here in the states??? Thanks!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-07 00:00:00
Adriaan is right...


Amazon first sold The Spirit as CD-R, before Silva Screen released a proper pressed CD... :)

DemonStar reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-06 00:00:00
If it's anything like Spy Game then it'll be great! Eagerly waiting.

Kristi reply Replies: 0 || 2009-06-06 00:00:00
What does it mean available as CD-R from Amazon.com????

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