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Comments about the soundtrack for The Lion King (Hans Zimmer)

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Re: Prince of Egypt or Lion King ?
• Posted by: Lyle   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Monday, January 9, 2006, at 11:56 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Prince of Egypt or Lion King ? (Chuck N)

> AMEN!! While I positively ADORE both the LK and PoE soundtracks, PoE takes
> the cake. I can NOT, repeat, can NOT get thru "Burning Bush"
> scene without shedding tears BECAUSE of that piece!! Kudos to Zimmer!
nothing can beat "The Burning

Lion King for me. A lot more thematic and a lot more range (obviously not based on the OST but from the film). Tracks such as 'This Land' , 'To Die For' and 'King of Pride Rock' are very deep and evocative. On PoE the tracks that stand out are 'Burnisg Bush' and the deleted 'Chariot Race'. What I love about PoE though is that it is way more ethnic and traditional as oppose to LK which seems a bit too sterotypcial. Also, 'Tzipporah' is my favourite track of PoE even though many overlook that amazingly sombre track. In the end I would just stick to LK for its grandeur themes and amazing tribal chorals.

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • Prince of Egypt or Lion King ?  (4175 views)
       Cesar - Friday, March 26, 2004, at 8:42 a.m.
    •    Re: Prince of Egypt or Lion King ?  (4017 views)
         Chuck N - Tuesday, September 14, 2004, at 5:31 a.m.
      •      Re: Prince of Egypt or Lion King ?  (3298 views)    We're Here
           Lyle - Monday, January 9, 2006, at 11:56 a.m.

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