Posted by: Queen Ellesime <Send E-Mail> Date: Sunday, September 21, 2003, at 4:17 p.m. IP Address: p95j.xdsl-1mm.sentex.ca
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> Those later tracks are absolutely, astoundingly moving to me - orchestral,
> choral, exotic percussion - the perfect, amazing "otherworldly"
> sound. The movie itself has gaping story holes a mile wide, but the
> sweeping vistas of Atlantis, the power unleashed in the climactic scenes,
> and the tender moments (like the king's death and "Kida
> Returns") just sweep me away.
> The early cuts are mostly warmed-over John Williams "Star Wars"
> - good, and fun/powerful to listen to, but nothing to write home about.
In my opinion, It all depends on the person. Some people like the mysterious quality, others like big brassy scores. I like both, but I the first part is a bit too...Disney for me. I crave exotic music with plenty of vocal and perc.