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sameNo no, it's just a fake rumor. I was just responding to that MusoPT guy who made it sound like it's totally inconceivable that Balfe could ever be replaced.Wait!<br>So has Balfe been replaced due to having other projects?<br>I thought it had been completed?Why was there the change of composers?...wouldn't being really busy be an argument *for* him possibly being replaced? When you're signed on to 10 movies and release schedules are being constantly pushed around because nobody has a clue when theaters are going to open again, you shouldn't be surprised if eventually you might run into some conflicts.
Jackman is not replacing Balfe! <br>Balfe is the most busiest composer at the moment so he isn’t going to get replaced last minute!!!!!Thank you for your replies. On IMDB she is listed.Alright, after re-listening to the score, I've made a few educated guesses of what the additional composers did, based on what we know about the score and their previous work. Note that none of this is confirmed by Hybrid, just my opinion.<br><br>Lorne Balfe: Seems to practically be a co-composer here. I hear a lot of him in this score. It seems he did Invasion (as he's known for contributing trailer music to films he works on) seemingly the suites "Brooding", "Deciphering the Signal", "Battle", and the one we know he cowrote, "Journey Suite". Based on this here's my guess as to what he contributed. <br><br>Soccent Attack - Sounds like his style, probably him arranging AllSpark and Decepticon material. <br><br>Keller's Briefing - Arrangement of "Deciphering the Signal"<br><br>Deciphering the Signal - Obviously another arrangement of "Deciphering the Signal" with Batman Begins-like action at the end.<br><br>Sam's Pink Bike Ride (Part 2) - Sounds like an arrangement of "Brooding" material. <br><br>(Possibly?) Are You LadiesMan217? - Some arrangement of "Brooding" and "Journey Suite" material, although hard to say whether the theme at 1:10 is Steve's or Lorne's. Could be Steve arranging Lorne material, as it sounds more Jablonsky-esque to me. <br><br>Autobots to the Rescue - Could be Steve imitating Batman Begins style, but sounds far too Lorne for me to not consider it a co-written track. <br><br>Sector 7 Chase - Part 1 sounds more Jablonsky than Lorne, but there's no question to me that part 2 has a lot of Balfe in there. <br><br>Where Is My Car? - Batman Begins-like again, probably Lorne solo, or Lorne and Steve<br><br>Decepticons Mobilize (Part 2) - Arrangement of "Brooding"<br><br>Freeway Fight - Battle version of Decepticon theme from "Brooding"<br><br>Stumble Bumble (Part 1) & (Part 2 Alternate) - Arrangement of "Journey Suite", second part not used in the film sounds like Steve & Lorne Combo to me. Film version of part 2 sounds pure Steve to me. <br><br>You're A Soldier Now (Parts 1 & 3) - Lorne being heavily involved in the final battle is known, and Parts 1 and 3 have arrangements of Lorne material. I'm also fairly certain that Lorne wrote the Optimus vs Megatron theme from Part 3 and "Optimus vs Megatron".<br><br>Optimus vs Megatron - Finale of theme introduced in "You're A Soldier Now (Part 3)" as well as the "Journey / AllSpark" theme which could be Lorne's or Steve's. <br><br>Trevor Morris: I can infer from his work on Pirates 2, The Island, and the one track we know he worked on. <br><br>Soldiers Arrive - Not sure why, but I've always assumed this military theme was Morris'.<br><br>Arctic 1897 - Dark theme that reminds me a lot of his work from Pirates 2. <br><br>Scorponok - Known fact that he co-wrote this. <br><br>Hoover Dam - Arrangement of military theme<br><br>Transforming -  Same theme from Arctic 1897<br><br>Sam on the Roof (Part 2) - Arrangement of theme from Scorponok, though could be Steve or Lorne arranging it.<br><br>Optimus vs Megatron - A slight hint to the Military theme when they begin attacking Blackout, and Scorponok theme reprisal, once again could be Steve or Lorne arranging these themes. <br><br>Creeper Suite / A Call to Arms (Unused) - Original music for Optimus' Epilogue, contains arrangement of military theme. <br><br>Jay Flood: Can be inferred from his work on Transformers: The Game, his overall more orchestral writing, and his contributions to Nightmare on Elm Street, Sims 3, and Desperate Housewives. <br><br>Camaro on the Run - Definitely has a TF: The Game sound to it overall. As well as a bit of Thomas Newman-esque music. <br><br>Witwicky (Parts 1-3) - Definitely some of his style here along with Steve's overall Desperate Housewives-esque music. <br><br>Decepticons 2 Suite / Frenzy - The suspenseful strings make me think of Flood's Nightmare on Elm Street work, and the brass writing seems more characteristic of him than Jablonsky to me, though it was still probably a co-written suite. <br><br>Tense Action Suite - Once again reminds me of Flood's Nightmare suspenseful string writing, probably at least co-composed with Jablonsky. <br><br>Clay Duncan - I can guess somewhat based on his contributions to "The Island" but otherwise I don't know much about him so I'm not sure about any of the inferences I'm about the make. <br><br>Angry Camaro - This sort of drone music sounds like it could be him as his contributions were very electronic in The Island.<br><br>Bumblebee vs Barricade - Strange electronics and sounds plus more minimalist writing make me think Duncan. <br><br>Tow Truck Charge - Definitely has The Island's sound. Could be Trevor Morris too. <br><br>TJ Lindgreen: I know so little about his style except he works with Elfman and did additional music for TF: The Game so not much I can say for what he did. <br><br>Belly Shot(?) - The ethereal choir style sounds somewhat like TF: The Game's score and Elfman's choir. <br><br>Not to Hear That(?) - Maybe he composed this motif for Mikaela that also appeared in "Belly Shot". <br><br>Surreal Mikaela(?) - Once again I'm hoping the specific choir sound is part of his style. <br><br>Anything I didn't mention is a track I'm assuming is all Jablonsky. Please note that I'm not trying to take away from Steve's work on this score, and that for most of these track I'm assuming Steve had some involvement in as well, I'm just speculating for fun because I've always wanted to know who did what on this score.LP sadly, but it's also on Spotify.Technical reasons ! lol ;)<br><br>But she was there.
Most welcome news. Should be a nice replacement for the Fantastic Beasts score that will have to have been pushed off. I imagine his work on Jungle Cruise will be great as well. 2021 is looking pretty exciting for score releases!She definitely performed on the score, I don't know why she is uncredited...The poster shows Lorne Balfe as the composer.<br><br>But then it also did have Desplat!So no solo cello by Tina Guo? Is it digital then or is it no cello?CD or LP release?
Why is Lorne Balfe not nominated for a Grammy for Ad Astra ?To my understanding, James never worked for Hans or Remote Control. They’re simply friends and have collaborated on a few projects. Powell (and Gregson-Williams) used to work at Remote Control before moving on to his own studio/endeavors. <br><br>BUT, I am equally as excited for James to return to Disney Animation. Very excited for this and Jungle Cruise.I guess James Newton Howard doesn't count as a Remote Control composer anymore (and yet John Powell does? I don't get it), but anyway, he's scoring Disney Animation Studios' Raya and the Last Dragon. After his epic trilogy of Dinosaur, Atlantis, and Treasure Planet, I welcome his return to the studio!Some original cue titles with slates from a music mixing CD-R:<br>1M13 Transactions<br><br>2M16 Jake Gets Stoned<br>2M20A Alley<br>2M21 Rapists Castration<br><br>3M24 My Old Division<br>3M27 Go Fetch Dog<br>3M30 The Freeway<br>3M32 Alonzo Steals Money<br>3M33 Into The Jungle<br><br>4M41 Safety Is First / Busting Into Rogers<br><br>5M46 Helicopter<br>5M48 Sunset / Wet Streets<br>5M51 Jake Gets Beaten<br>5M52 Smiley Calls His Cousin<br><br>6M57 On The Roof<br>6M58 Jake Lands On Car<br><br>7M61 Alonzo Dies<br>7M63 Sun ShotMovie credits:<br><br>Music by Hans Zimmer & David Fleming<br><br>Music Supervisor: Joe Rudge<br><br>Score Produced by Hans Zimmer<br>Supervising Music Editor: Ryan Rubin<br>Music Editor: Nate Underkuffler<br>Music Production Services: Steven Kofsky<br>Additional Music by Ben Powell<br>Featured Guitar Soloist: Derek Trucks<br>Score Mixed by Seth Waldmann<br>Score Mix Assistant: Aldo Arechar<br>Technical Score Engineer: Chuck Choi<br>Technical Assistants: James Grimwade, Aldo Arechar, Steven Doar & Fabio Marks<br>Synth Programming: Hans Zimmer<br>Digital Instrument Design: Mark Wherry<br>Digital Instrument Preparation: Taurees Habib, Raul Vega, David Naroth & Paul Salerno<br>Studio Manager for Remote Control Productions: Shalini Singh<br>Assistant to Hans Zimmer: Cynthia Park<br>Score Mixed at Remote Control Productions, Santa Monica CA<br>Music Clearances: Jessica Dolinger
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The Simpsons Movie (Complete Score)
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  1. 1m02v3 (0:32)
  2. 1m03-04v4 (0:24)
  3. 1m05v2 (0:20)
  4. 1m06v11 (0:30)
  5. 1m07s - Green Day Theme (1:24)
  6. 1m03s v2 (0:15)
  7. 1m09s - American Idiot Funeral Version (0:46)
  8. 1m10sv04 c13 (0:20)
  9. 1m11-12v17 (1:11)
  10. 1m13v8.10 (0:38)
  11. 2m14-15v2 (0:54)
  12. 2m16v5.1 ALT (0:31)
  13. 2m18v5.1 (0:50)
  14. 2m19v8FIX (1:11)
  15. 2m20-23v5 (0:47)
  16. 2m21s - Turtles Happy Together (2:57)
  17. 3m24v4.6 (1:21)
  18. 3m26v3 (0:32)
  19. 3m28v3 (0:15)
  20. 3m29v5 (0:24)
  21. 3m30s Town Hall Guitar (0:17)
  22. 3m32 w Whistling (0:19)
  23. 3m33v1 (0:09)
  24. 4m34v1 (0:27)
  25. 4m35v10.0 (1:28)
  26. 4m36v13 (0:27)
  27. 4m37v20 (1:26)
  28. 4m38v3 (0:18)
  29. 4m39v16 (0:48)
  30. 5m40x v3.1 (0:07)
  31. 5m42v3 (0:31)
  32. 5m44v1 (0:08)
  33. 5m46v5 (4:30)
  34. 5m49-50v15 (0:59)
  35. 6m51v2 (0:24)
  36. 6m52v5 (1:29)
  37. 6m53v2 (0:22)
  38. 6m54s Carousel Ride (1:16)
  39. 6m55-56v5 (0:54)
  40. 6m57-58v10 (1:08)
  41. 6m59-60v6 (1:06)
  42. 7m61v6.2 (1:03)
  43. 7m62-63v13 (1:40)
  44. 7m64s Grand Canyon AD (1:44)
  45. 7m66v3.1 (0:51)
  46. 7m67as v4 (0:24)
  47. 7m67bs v1 (0:06)
  48. 7m68v1.2 (0:42)
  49. 7m69s - Carpenter Close To You (3:42)
  50. 7m70v1.2 (0:31)
  51. 8m72-73v6 (2:22)
  52. Spiderpig v1.7 (1:06)
  53. 8m74v3.1 (0:36)
  54. 8m75-76v3 (0:35)
  55. 8m78v1.6 (0:25)
  56. 8m79s Sax (0:16)
  57. 8m80v5 (0:56)
  58. 8m81v3.1 (0:07)
  59. 8m82v1.2 (0:15)
  60. 8m83v2 (0:34)
  61. 9m84-86v1.10 (0:36)
  62. 9m85s Harmonica v3 Dry (0:07)
  63. Untitled Track 18 (0:51)
  64. 9m87-89v6 (1:39)
  65. 9m90v91v.1.8 (0:48)
  66. 9m92v1.14 (2:28)
  67. 10m93v7 (0:41)
  68. 10m93v8 (0:43)
  69. 10m94v3 (1:51)
  70. Homer v3 (5:08)
  71. Giddyup v1.1 (3:08)
  72. Theme v2.0 (4:57)
  73. Springfield Anthem (Cast) (0:40)
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mpolonest123 reply Replies: 2 || 2018-08-11 20:20:24
This might be one of the FEW rare instances where the album is actually better than the complete score. While I get that the film needed shorter cues to coincide with the comedic timing/pacing it’s still frustrating to see suite ideas completely shortchanged. “Giddyup” in particular...
In film the score does work very well though.


Edmund Meinerts2018-08-12 14:13:49
Yeah it's weird how little overlap there is between the complete score and the album. I think over half of the music on the album didn't end up in the movie, at least not verbatim. I agree it makes for a much better listen, although in my version I've added a few of the better/more substantial cues from the complete score (like the cool Angels & Demons-style "Church Prophecy"/1m11-12v17, which I'm almost positive is an Atli Örvarsson contribution).


mpolonest1232018-08-12 20:08:05
I think a big part of it is that half of the cues written for the film are 30 seconds or less (or even 10 seconds in some cases). It’s almost impossible to have thematic development when you are constrained like that, so I do understand. Still, it’s hilarious hearing Zimmer give the Simpsons theme “Lion King” treatment in the main theme suite, shame that wasn’t used at all in film.

As far as the shorter cues go though, the Church Prophecy is pretty cool, and I personally love the Green Day organ cues. That was genius on whoever’s part decided to do it...

vced reply Replies: 9 || 2015-04-19 20:49:37
Great score. But its a pity the credited composer wrote almost none of it.

I know it's a tired debate, but I don't know how people here are so comfortable with the fact he takes full compositional credit for scores like this, Madagascars etc.

Scores like this you can't even earnestly say he wrote the themes like with Pirates. At least there the core of the material is coming from him. Here, the giddy up theme is Lorne, the villain theme and Homer suite are Jackman, the Lisa theme is Alti, etc. etc. Even the main theme arrangement isn't his.

I know due to his limitations, he needs others to arrange the complex, intricate Powell-esque stuff for him, that's not the problem. Those aren't his strengths, it's not a big deal. Hans is good at what he's good at, simple melodies and interesting sound-scapes. He's also good at organising his talent. The problem is all the material is labelled as *his*. It's gotten better recently, and I know in most scores he doesn't write as little as this one, but it still bugs me.


Hybrid Soldier2015-04-19 20:53:59
Well if you take the cue sheet every composer is credited for every cue on this score...

The name on the film credit is a contract.


I know composers who don't write their scores, and the co-composers don't get 1 cent of royalies...


Zimson2015-04-19 22:59:11
Exactly, ghostwriting is very common in the industry. At least his collaborators get credited here.

"Hans is good at what he's good at, simple melodies and interesting sound-scapes."

You're making it seem as if he was some sort of second rate composer, probably unintentionally, but let's not forget that he wrote Gladiator, Lion King and Prince of Egypt almost all on his own and those are considered film score classics. The first one even made it's way into many contemporary classical selections.

It's true that he took a step back in the 2000s focusing more on his role as a producer and this one is probably the prime example. However, his theme suites, especially for potc, are already a very good representation of the score's memorable parts and I'm sure the result wouldn't be very different if he did everything by himself.

And what exactly do mean by "his limitations"? You seem pretty new to Zimmer's music. He can do Powell as well if necessary as shown in Kung Fu Panda 2.


Hybrid Soldier2015-04-19 23:13:32
Don't think Hans can't do anything and needs people to do so... I think it was valid 25 years ago when Shirley Walker was orchestrating & arranging his scores...

But now, not really, he can do anything... He doesn't use add. composer because he HAS to, but because he wants to. Most of the times he starts the cues, gives direction and leads his guys where he wants them to go, and always has the final say...

I'll take an example, Rush... If you check the cuesheet, it's quite a mess, you basically have 0 cue with Hans alone... And yet he wrote most the themes to picture this time, with Ron Howard & Peter Morgan in the room. No theme suites... Then the guys just arranged slightly & added stuff... But a lot of the cues are him in the first place...


Edmund Meinerts2015-04-19 23:14:36
Except that was Powell himself doing Powell in KFP 2 (well, Powell and Palfe). ;)


NM2015-04-20 00:11:30
Palfe? haha... btw Edmund, do you still think "More Cannons" is Powell. I'm pretty sure I hear bits of it in Lorne's (excellent, btw) "Home" score!


Edmund Meinerts2015-04-20 00:35:44
"More Cannons" is Bowell/Palfe. What the weighting is, I don't know, though I'd be inclined to think something like 70-30. Bits of Home sounding like it isn't all that convincing an argument, since a composer doesn't need only to rip off his own repertoire ;) I'm more convinced by the Megamind similarity towards the end of that track.


isildur2015-04-20 22:59:38
"I know due to his limitations, he needs others to arrange the complex, intricate Powell-esque stuff for him"

LOL. How funny is this statement. Just can't stop laughing. Ignorance is bliss.


Leo2015-04-21 02:29:38
>I know composers who don't write their scores, and the co-composers don't get 1 cent of royalies...

Now you got me curious...


JamesT2015-04-21 04:43:13
@vced:
"The problem is all the material is labelled as *his*. It's gotten better recently, and I know in most scores he doesn't write as little as this one, but it still bugs me."

Interesting you impress upon this point with this score. Conversely, like Hybrid cites, a contract is a contract. Let us not pretend that Hans kicks and shoves his collaborators -- writers, arrangers, etc -- into a closet never to be mentioned or heard from again. Essentially everything he does is a collaboration, and credited so appropriately, minus an example or so by my observations.

I don't criticize Harry or Powell every time the liner notes from a score don't specifically praise Hans.

Who knows @ the dynamics, influence, inspiration, success of a given cue? Those that work on it. From the idea, to the last note.




rEne. reply Replies: 0 || 2012-09-13 23:12:42
The Simpsons Movie - Complete Score Tracklist ;-
CD 1

01. Moon Landing (0:32)
02. Itchy the Hero (0:24)
03. An Accidental Launch (0:20)
04. Simpsons Theme (0:30)
05. Simpsons Green Day Theme (1:24)
06. Source Cue (0:15)
07. American Idiot Funeral Version (0:46)
08. Church Organ Source (0:20)
09. Church Prophecy (1:11)
10. Homers Chores (0:38)
11. Lisa Goes Door to Door (0:54)
12. Lisa and Colin (0:31)
13. Bart Skates (0:50)
14. Bart Humiliated (1:11)
15. A Twisted Tail (0:47)
16. Turtles Happy Together (2:57)
17. Thats What Snug Is (1:21)
18. Marge Cleans (0:32)
19. Fishing with Flanders (0:15)
20. The Lake (0:24)
21. Town Hall Guitar (0:17)
22. Town Cleanup (0:19)
23. Simpson Home (0:09)
24. Pig Crap (0:27)
25. Homer Takes A Dump (1:28)
26. EPA Arrive (0:27)
27. Operation Dome Drop (1:26)
28. Town Gathers (0:18)
29. Trapped Like Carrots (0:48)
30. Trappuccino Source (0:07)
31. Maggie Outside (0:31)
32. Sandbox (0:08)
33. Lynch Mob (4:30)
34. Outside the Dome (0:59)

CD 2

01. EPA Helicopter (0:24)
02. Homers Solution (1:29)
03. Believe In America (0:22)
04. Carousel Ride (1:16)
05. Homer Speeds Up (0:54)
06. Gas Station (1:08)
07. Alaska (1:06)
08. Homer and Marge (1:03)
09. Town Panics (1:40)
10. Grand Canyon AD (1:44)
11. One Choice (0:51)
12. Grand Theft Walrus Source (0:24)
13. Game Over Source (0:06)
14. Marge and the Kids Leave (0:42)
15. Carpenter Close to You (3:42)
16. Homer Out Cold (0:31)
17. Homers Epiphany (2:22)
18. Spiderpig (1:06)
19. Giddyup (0:36)
20. Must Keep Going-Boob Lady (0:35)
21. Homer Sees Dome (0:25)
22. Lisa Saxophone Source (0:16)
23. Wrecking Ball (0:56)
24. Town in Ruins (0:07)
25. Emperor Moe (0:15)
26. Operation Soaring Eagle (0:34)
27. Homer Climbs the Dome (0:36)
28. Harmonica Source (0:07)
29. Supply Shed-Tricked By An Idiot (0:51)
30. Bart Goes to Church (1:39)
31. Epiphany Tree (0:48)
32. Nice Knowing You Homer (2:28)
33. Cargill Ver. 1 (0:41)
34. Cargill Ver. 2 (0:43)
35. A Happy Ending (1:51)
36. Homer Suite (5:08)
37. Giddyup Suite (3:08)
38. Theme Suite (4:57)
39. Springfield Anthem (Cast) (0:40)

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2011-02-20 00:00:00
Ya ok, 1m11-12 Chruch Prophecy definitely belongs with Angels & Demons. I've heard it in the trailer. And you can hear the themes in there.

Dakota reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-25 00:00:00
@Prott,

Very interesting, didn't even notice that one. It sounds like it belongs in Angels & Demons

Prott reply Replies: 0 || 2010-10-24 00:00:00
1m11-12v17
Source cue for Angels & Demons? :-)

Skyler reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-28 00:00:00
I didn't realize until listening to this complete version just how much music there is on the commercial release that *wasn't* in the film.

Mikel Siw (a fan from Spain) reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-28 00:00:00
Im sure this edition is very cool!! I love the music of the official release. Nice!!

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-28 00:00:00
What, spending hours to create pages for this site ? Yeah that'd be me !!! :D

Anonymous reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-28 00:00:00
is this your doing, hybrid soldier?

Hybrid Soldier reply Replies: 0 || 2010-08-27 00:00:00
And here we are (again) !

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