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Comments about the soundtrack for The Perfect Storm (James Horner)

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Re: This is the one that killed it...
• Posted by: Trevor   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Friday, March 14, 2008, at 10:58 a.m.
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• In Response to: This is the one that killed it... (Tim)

> This is the album that killed filmscores for me for about five years. It's
> sad, since when James Horner is actually writing new music, few can
> compare. But this prime example in unoriginality and repetition finally
> wore me out. To be sure, I still bought the occasional token of a score
> every once in a while: the occasional Williams/Spielberg collaberation, or
> "Fellowship of the Ring," but ultimately this was about the end.

> If you're new to film music, enjoy, I guess. It's not a horrible album.

> There are just so many out there that are better...

> -Tim

Consider this Tim, there are only so many notes in a scale. There are many songs, millions. Take a chromatic scale and change it's rhythem, and you have new music. Music is meant to be repeated, like in Bethoveen's 7th symphony or even in Snoop Dog's rap.

Trevor J.

Comments in this Thread:     Expand >>
  • This is the one that killed it...  (4278 views)
       Tim - Thursday, September 28, 2006, at 2:24 p.m.
    •      Re: This is the one that killed it...  (3541 views)    We're Here
         Trevor - Friday, March 14, 2008, at 10:58 a.m.

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