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Comments about the soundtrack for Atlantis: The Lost Empire (James Newton Howard)

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Re: Transcendant!
• Posted by: Queen Ellesime   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Sunday, September 21, 2003, at 4:17 p.m.
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• In Response to: Transcendant! (Seebs)

> 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.

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  • Transcendant!  (2863 views)
       Seebs - Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at 8:40 p.m.
    •      Re: Transcendant!  (2729 views)    We're Here
         Queen Ellesime - Sunday, September 21, 2003, at 4:17 p.m.

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