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Very Good Score!

This is a very great score! It has SO much new matieral, and for all you that say it keeps to much from the LoTR (which it doesn't at all) are wrong. I've heard people complain about Shore keeping the Shire theme or the Elve's theme and I think, "come on! Thats like people complaining to John Williams for having the same Star Wars opening theme." The Fellowship of the Ring theme that 'NickKh' said has been copy and pasted dosn't even exist in the score. People are way tooooo concerned with comparing the The Hobbit the LoTR, but they are really just one big world. 5 Star Score! PS The song Roast Mutton is different than the song of the same name in the Expanded Soundtrack (I like the one in this album better).

I Got Goosebumps!!

Why are the best tracks ("Misty Mountains") always so short?? Superb album and we're all looking forward to the film with our breaths held!


A fantastic soundtrack to what is sure to be a fantastic film :)


Born: October 18, 1946 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Genre: Soundtrack

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Howard Shore has composed the scores for over 50 films, including The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, After Hours, Seven, and both the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies. His collaborations with David Cronenberg have resulted in scores for the films The Brood, Scanners, Videodrome, The Fly, Dead Ringers, Naked Lunch, M. Butterfly, and Crash, spanning a nearly 20-year period by the year 2001. Shore's formal education came at the Berklee School of Music in Boston. From 1969-1972 he recorded...
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