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Comments about the soundtrack for Cutthroat Island (John Debney)

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Re: The BEST finale EVER
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• Posted by: Amuro
• Date: Monday, February 2, 2004, at 6:35 p.m.
• IP Address: 12-222-16-223.client.insightbb.com
• In Response to: The BEST finale EVER (STCAN)

> You have to hear it to believe it! I have listened to about 45 modern
> soundtracks and have yet to hear a finale as great as the one on C.I. By
> the time I finish listening to the final track on this score I walk away
> from my stereo with a big smile on my face . It's Only Gold/End Credits
> starts with peaceful orchestra and solo violin treading new ground on the
> soundtrack (this music appears nowhere else on the CD). It then moves to
> the themes that appeared elsewhere in the score, presenting them all in a
> grand manner. Then the track finally explodes for the last two minutes of
> the CD for the grandest of grand finales! (None of the last two
> minutes of music are anywhere else on the CD either) I am serious, It's
> Only Gold/End Credits is better than any finale I have ever listened to
> (i.e. S.W. Empire Strikes Back, S.W. Return of the Jedi, E.T.,
> Independence Day, Stargate) and I believe that you will agree with me. And
> as far as uniqueness goes, I have found nothing similar to the music in
> this last track on any of the 45 soundtracks I have listened to.
>
None of this is to say that the rest of the score is only average. NOT
> AT ALL!! The finale is just a superb ending to suberb CD. Even without the
> finale C.I. would still be my favorite soundtrack.
DO NOT miss
> out on buying this CD!!!

I liked the finale to "Sommersby", I thought that was a great way to end the score, I havent seen the film, but the score is my fav. (I just ordered CutThroat Island a couple of hours ago, so with luck I'll have it in a week). But I like how most of the score is in the minor, and then the last two tracks are rather major, its a genius move by Elfman!

Amuro




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