Transformers: The Score

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  1. J. Kent Layton says:
    32 of 35 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    Terrific Score — Finally It’s Available! :), October 13, 2007
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    J. Kent Layton (New York, USA) –
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    I went out to purchase the score right after I saw the movie for the first time, and was dismayed to find it wasn’t available. Now, after several months of waiting, us film-score aficionados finally have it. I am extremely impressed with it, as I was when I first heard it in the movie.

    I very much like the “close,” personal feel of the recording; it’s like being in a small studio with the orchestra, as opposed to a large concert hall. There’s plenty of action music from the film (“Scorponok”; “Downtown Battle”; etc.), but there’s also a terrific mix-in of the slower, elegant thematic music as well as the “inspirational,” pieces. Also, a pleasant surprise: “Sam at the Lake,” and “Witwicky.” These are very nice “fun” and “mischievous” pieces that recall some of the film’s terrific comedic moments, and make for a nice change of pace from the other styles on the disc.

    The music is very powerful, emotional, and one shouldn’t be surprised to find your foot tapping along to it. This score is a must-have for all film-score buffs.

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  2. Darius Jackson "Action Jackson" says:
    18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
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    Yes, the real deal is finally here., October 9, 2007
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    Darius Jackson “Action Jackson” (Rocklin, California United States) –
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    After months of sleepless nights, mid-day grumbles, and thoughts of suicide, my cure has finally arrived – and boy, it was just what the doctor ordered. Okay, so it wasn’t that bad of a wait, but still, I was bummed that we were stuck with the “other” soundtrack (Ya’ll know what I’m talking about, yes, *that* one) To make this review short and sweet, I strongly recommend this OST. It’s VERY moving, I mean there some real quality on this CD. Just listens to tracks like “Autobots” “Optimus” “Bumblebee” “Arrival To Earth” “Bumblebee Captured” “Sam on the Roof” “No Sacrfice, No Victory” and you be the judge. Get this CD, it’s awesome.

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  3. Kaya R. Savas says:
    37 of 44 people found the following review helpful
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    Jablonsky’s Epic Action Score Is An Amazing Standalone Listen, October 10, 2007
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    Kaya R. Savas (North Hollywood, CA) –
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    First let me set some things straight. I am a follower of everything Remote Control Productions. Hans Zimmer is my idol as a filmmaker and his music inspired me to become a writer/director. I follow everything Zimmer and everything Zimmer related, and I definitely tracked this score closely. Steve Jablonsky stated through a Soundtrack.net report before the film’s release that a score was planned. The movie was released and people realized no score was out. Why did people go crazy? This happens all the time, if the score wasn’t released with the film it just means the composer and his/her team didn’t have enough time to compile an album. I’m glad people showed their support, but honestly it was always planned for release with the DVD and Jablonsky released a statement saying so. Anyway, great to see the support since we are likely to get that 2-Disc release we’ve been hearing about. Now on to the score.

    Anyone familiar with Michael Bay’s films should know that Jablonsky worked all the way back to Armageddon for Michael as an additional composer. So this relationship was a long time coming, and it’s amazing how well their creative minds work together. The Island was Jablonsky’s first solo effort for Bay and with Transformers the RC Team sound can be heard throughout. The score is wall to wall great music. It’s hard for me to pinpoint a favorite track although Skorponok, Soccent Attack and Arrival To Earth come to mind as standouts. This is pure action scoring at its finest. It really isn’t a complex score. You have a theme for the Autobots, a theme for the Decepticons and then the overall heroic theme for the film. A little mix and mash of Hans Zimmer style and you have one helluva action score. Score enthusiasts have to admit that Jablonsky borrowed heavily from the Batman Begins score, but in good nature. Also, who knew Jablonsky could pull some tears from listeners with Bumblebee Captured.

    Overall this is a superb scoring effort to the type of movie it’s accompanying. Sure, it’s not the most original and complex score we’ve seen from the Remote Control Productions group, but it’s one you can listen to over and over again. I’m glad the score is finally out and hopefully we’ll be getting that 2-disc complete score that has been rumored if this release sells well. Good job, Steve.

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