> "He is an unpredictable composer, sometimes on the verge of
> brilliance and sometimes performing a balancing act between the strange
> and the unlistenable."
> That its the best summary of Revell I have heard to date. His scores
> fluctuate between brilliantly cutting edge and barely tolerable noise,
> rarely landing in between, something I think this album manages to do. You
> can take that how you like.
I have to agree. And as good as he is, Mr. Clemmensen has low tolerance for what he names "wierd" music. I sometimes think he wants everything to be the same. He can be positively merciless when it comes to experimental music.
> As Christian pointed out, it is interesting to note that the highlight of
> this album is the sensitive, emotional music, not the action. Thus I would
> say it is a good score, simply not what we expect from super-hero music.
Yes, exactly. And with Elfman scoring probably every other superhero movie coming out soon (besides X-men II), where else will we get somebody at least trying to do something radically different from your average superhero score?