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Comments about the soundtrack for Aliens (James Horner)

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Re: It's missing one thing..
• Posted by: Kevin Smith
• Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at 6:25 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: It's missing one thing.. (Fernando Gimenez)

> Yeah, me too!!!! It's credited to an unknown composer, but I've seen so
> many times this masterpiece, that this cue surpasses, IMHO, what Horner
> had written instead (too happy, too Star-Trekkerish).
> Nevertheless a great, great score. For me the best Horner has ever
> written. The film is so enhanced by the music, that I can't hear any cue
> without actually seeing the images.
> Vey powerful and scary!!!!!! A must!!!!!!!

I disagree, the cue that Horner wrote is far superior. It's amazing how plain the drumming is compared with what Horner intended.

Watch it here and compare:

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