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Comments about the soundtrack for WALL-E (Thomas Newman)

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Re: It's a film score, not an album
• Posted by: Theowne   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at 11:07 a.m.
• IP Address: bas1-toronto35-1279762590.dsl.bell.ca
• In Response to: Re: It's a film score, not an album (berlioz)

> Yet it is sold as a standalone album. When you buy a score CD, you don't
> get the film along with it. Therefore, even as the music may work
> extremely well in the film, it doesn't mean that it'll make a particularly
> good album, which is the form of the product you'll be buying. So of
> course it needs to be reviewed as a standalone composition. DUH!

That's nice, except for the fact that this site does not claim to review how the music sounds on a standalone album. This website constantly makes judgments about film composer's skills and ability. A film composer composes in order to contribute to a film, and you have to decide what you're going to evaluate. Are you reviewing how the music sounds on an album, or are you reviewing the composer's work and output for the film? PICK ONE and don't confuse the two.




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