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Re: Well....Top Gun Maverick is out.
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• Posted by: Philipp
• Date: Friday, May 27, 2022, at 10:12 a.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Well....Top Gun Maverick is out. (Riley KZ)

And I was almost going to ask that it probably does not sound like "Broken Arrow" (haven't heard it yet).

> Ok so here’s the explanation - my biggest gripe with Zimmer is that he
> takes himself way too seriously lately. I miss the fun power anthem Zimmer
> of old, and when even James Bond couldn’t make him leave his brooding
> Uber-serious Batman side, I figured that part of him was gone forever…

> ….except, TOP GUN?! Like I said in that old thread you posted, the movie
> is so silly and trivial and goofy that I expected the movie to be similar
> (looks like that was incorrect too) and so therefore I thought this would
> be Power Anthem Zimmer again, using the cheesy original theme and taking
> it sailing, like a slightly brawnier version of Mancina’s Planes.

> ….but the album we got was just, wow. So much meh. One really fun track
> utilizing the theme in a new way, and the rest was anonymous and
> surprisingly subdued underscore. Hell there wasn’t even much action music,
> which REALlY surprised me (also was writing drunk while listening to it so
> it’s possible I’m wrong and missed something, but I dunno…)

> Interesting. Also, damn.

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