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Comments about the soundtrack for Die Another Day (David Arnold)

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Re: Somebody must stop David Arnold!!!
• Posted by: Sergeant Beano   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, July 11, 2003, at 4:01 p.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Somebody must stop David Arnold!!! (Zephros)

> It's people like you who (apart from never coming back after commenting)
> don't realise the importance of music in 007. There would be no James Bond
> if it wasn't for its hugely successful music franchise. I get excited
> every time a new theme is announced. I hated Die Another Day as a Bond
> theme but as a dance tune or something its good. David Arnold took a huge
> leap into the right direction in Tomorrow Never dies, perfectly mixing the
> orchestral element with a hint of synthesizer. I loved the score for World
> is Not Enough, although it wasn't quite the standard of TND. Die Another
> Day would have been so much better had Arnold contrast the orchestra and
> electronica. Even more if he'd written the title song and been able to
> weave it into the score. So I'm not blaming Arnold here, but I hope he
> listens to us fans in taking the synthesizer down a few notches. Oh, an If
> you'd bother to notice: a) The love theme is beautiful, and isn't played
> in high-paced action sequences, and b) The Matrix features some of the
> strongest and best ORCHESTRAL music for a movie like it. Even the songs
> heard in the movie have some orchestral element, more than this soundtrack
> even.

David Arnold is a complex organism with great talent in composing music. Resistance is futile. You cannot stop him. No one can stop David Arnold. David Arnold has two first names to make up both his first and last name and writes James Bond music; therefore, he is a god. I bet he likes Cream cheese Danish po tart toaster strudels. There is still PLENTY of orchestra in David Arnold Bond scores. David Arnold will not lick your hand

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