Dark Heroes - The Hans Zimmer Soundtrack Collection
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||Molossus (Batman Begins)||The Evolved||4:50||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Aggressive Expansion (The Dark Knight)||L'Orchestra Numerique||1:20||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Extraction Point (Call of Duty - Modern Warfare 2)||The Evolved||4:25||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Davy Jones (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest)||Anime Kei||4:04||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Time (Inception)||L'Orchestra Numerique||4:36||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||A Dark Knight (The Dark Knight)||The Evolved||4:51||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Epilogue (Epilogue - Crysis 2)||L'Orchestra Numerique||2:43||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Dream Is Collapsing (Inception)||The Evolved||2:31||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Like A Dog Chasing Cars (The Dark Knight)||L'Orchestra Numerique||3:36||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||He's A Pirate (Pirates Of The Carribean: Dead Man's Chest)||Anime Kei||1:18||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Corynorhinus (Batman Begins)||L'Orchestra Numerique||3:16||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||The Last Samurai||Anime Kei||0:48||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Why So Serious? (The Dark Knight)||L'Orchestra Numerique||6:24||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Honor Him (Gladiator)||The Evolved||1:24||$0.69||View In iTunes|
||Myotis (Batman Begins)||L'Orchestra Numerique||5:57||$0.69||View In iTunes|
Go Buy the Originals.
This album is not worth your money. Go buy the originals (except for “Molossus”).
I love Hans Zimmer’s work. For example, “Like a Dog Chasing Cars” is a masterpiece, in my opinion. That said, don’t judge him by this.
The songs all fit into three categories: Computer generated, amateur level reproductions, and one original. The computer generated ones are “Davy Jones”, “He’s a Pirate”, “Corynorhinus”, and “The Last Samurai”. I personally cannot stand music done by computers that is supposed to sound like a real instrument. But if you like that sort of thing, then these songs are for you.
The amateur level reproductions sound a little like a high school musical group got ahold of a recording studio and had a field day. The performance and arrangement are as good as any of the original soundtracks. These songs are “Aggressive Expansion”, “Extraction Point”, “Time”, “A Dark Knight”, “Dream is Collapsing”, “Like a Dog Chasing Cars”, “Honor Him” (particularly bad), and “Myotis” (The worst song of this whole album).
I do not know well enough, so therefore can’t classify, “Epilogue” or “Why so Serious”.
This brings me to the last song on my list; “Molossus”. This is the only one worth buying. It is THE original soundtrack song; the real deal. At 60 cents cheaper, it’s a bargain.
Sorry for the length of my review. This album just got me all riled up.
[sidebar- “Myotis” is really out there in terms of quality. It is about 100 bpm slower than the original. All the others are just amateurish, this one is plain kooky and weird!]