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Re: Eternals score is MUCH better in the film
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• Posted by: AntonioE1778   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at 6:53 a.m.
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• In Response to: Eternals score is MUCH better in the film (jjstarA113)

> A LOT of the thematic development (especially of the main Eternals theme),
> action music, and some very charming fantasy stuff is just not on the
> album, which favors the slow, dramatic, and brooding parts of the score.
> There's even one use of the main theme that was really funny and that I
> won't spoil. Out of all the Marvel scores that get absurdly-long digital
> soundtrack records, why didn't this get one? And even with a 2-hour
> runtime, how did Djawadi and co. land on THIS 65 minutes of music to
> include on the album? The non-chronological presentation also robs the
> soundtrack of any sort of narrative flow, which makes for a dull listening
> experience.

> This is why whenever you guys complain about albums being too long I roll
> my eyes, cuz I remember when it was all too common for scores to have
> short soundtracks or go by unreleased. Y'all sound spoiled when you want
> soundtracks to be shorter, when what you really should be asking for is
> that scores nowadays be BETTER.

I immediately noticed that the album was not chronological when watching the film. Such a shame. But the music itself is quite wonderful, in my humble opinion... whether on album or in the film. It would be nice to have a few of those cool moments though. Still, what we got was plenty great!

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