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  • fortes
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    Listen to Domine - Champion Eternal and then tell me if this works for the movie.

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  • Athenys
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    As far as rock/metal goes, I can imagine a less dated version of something like this (in the credits):

    http://www.aimelek.com/locker/karma.mp3

    The lyrics certainly fit Elric:

    I am a king of honor
    gold and glory
    but every king must also die
    have I been just and righteous
    what is glory
    I know I've torn and taken life
    and here I stand
    a small and simple man

    Who will trade his karma for my kingdom
    a sacrificial rite to render truth
    the fire in my soul rejects my wisdom
    cause all you do in life comes back to you

    I am a king in crisis
    counting minutes
    there is an ending to my reign
    my sins have come to face me
    I can feel it
    that I have lived my life in vain
    and now I know I'll reap
    the seeds I've sown

    Who will trade his karma for my kingdom
    a sacrificial rite to render truth
    the fire in my soul rejects my wisdom
    cause all you do in life comes back to you

    Am I mad
    I feel so void and cold
    who can tell
    who holds the stories untold
    tired and trembling
    I am descending
    will I have to stay here
    and live this life again

    and here is Stormbringer's theme if ever I heard one:

    http://www.aimelek.com/locker/mephisto.mp3

    You know just who I am
    Don't be so distant
    Cause when you're lost
    I am solely there to share your grief

    Wailing for your sorrow
    Is only my way to comfort you
    Reminders of innocent youth
    Waiting for morrow you're lonely
    I name your solitude
    I speaketh the truth

    Now tell me all about your pain
    Down to the details
    Don't say it's love
    Your fragile heart feeds my contempt

    Wailing for your sorrow
    Is only my way to comfort you
    Reminders of innocent youth
    Waiting for morrow you're lonely
    I name your solitude
    I speaketh the truth

    Chase the heathen call
    We belong... you and I
    Unison in all you deny

    I am the thorn in your side
    That seeks accomplishment
    Reminding the mortal of death
    I am the spore of your pride
    An angel heaven sent
    The master of all
    I am the urge of the flesh
    Last edited by Athenys; 04-27-2007, 02:34 PM.

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  • Athenys
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    I think the following pieces have a dark quality about them that would be fitting for the Elric movie:

    http://www.aimelek.com/locker/ashen_spire.mp3

    The last part of this track would be perfect for the teaser IMO:

    http://www.aimelek.com/locker/isle_of_creation.mp3

    http://www.aimelek.com/locker/phoenix_rising.mp3

    http://www.aimelek.com/locker/atlas_remembers.mp3

    http://www.aimelek.com/locker/barbarian_king.mp3


    For Melnibonean court music:

    http://www.aimelek.com/locker/radharc.mp3


    Last edited by Athenys; 04-27-2007, 02:14 PM.

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  • Tim Bird
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    Couldn't agree more!

    Originally posted by devilchicken View Post
    I vote for the Clint Mansell & the Kronos Quartet - they did the Soundtracks to Requiem For A Dream and The Fountain
    I'd like to second this. I love Clint's work and think it can be dark, moody, and entrancing, while at the same time hauntingly beautiful. The Kronos Quartet do a good job of bringing modern sensibilities to classical music.

    As for the people who are voting for more of a "rock" edge you can listen to Clint's score on the "PI" soundtrack. You Brits may remember him from the band "Pop Will Eat Itself" back in the late 80s early 90s. He also did a good job of remixing some Trent Reznor stuff for the "DOOM" soundtrack.

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  • eyebone
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    an orchestral score with heavy rock songs??

    Hey all. This film (if it ever gets made) needs to have an orchestral score. There is no doubt about that. Basil Poledouris (Conan the Barbarian) would have made a great score if he had not passed on last year. Elliot Goldenthal (Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within and Alien 3) may do a decent score, but alot of his scores are hit or miss. I think Marco Beltrami (Blade 2, Hellboy) would be a great composer for this score. But I'm thinking it would also be great to have some heavier type music mixed in. This was done to great effect in both Blade II and The Matrix. I can picture some nice heavy music when Elric draws Stormbringer and goes on a bloodletting spree! LOL! We don't want John Williams, or Howard Shore. We don't want to pull a 2001 and use any classic composer music. Listening to Ride of the Valkyries when Elric hops on a dragon would NOT be a way to go!

    These are only ideas of course. The look of film may suggest other music. But definitely not 'classic' rock! I can't imagine Elric sitting on his throne while the court band is playing rock songs. For the love of anything, we do not want that! I figure the music is gonna make or break this movie.

    So that's about it. eyebone says C-YA!

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  • Groakes
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    Originally posted by Lord_In_Black View Post
    As far as Lisa Gerrad who has a wonderful voice and ....
    I can envisage Lisa Gerrard as the voice of Stormbringer.... ala the live version of Cantara of Toward the Within....

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  • zilch
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    Kakegawa Yoske, he did the soundtrack for Kitano's Takeshis' as part of the unit Nagi.

    http://www.freerecordshop.nl/pages/p...ductid=1151589

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  • Lord_In_Black
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    I think Peter Gabriel and his standard team at Real World would do a nice job on a soundtrack. The film would need an Organic, Ambient, yet eclectic electric tonal feel in my opinion, and Gabriels soundtrack work leans heavily on that aspect.

    I hope the producers realize how important a sountrack is, and are willing to spend the money to get a good one produced .... ... .. .

    As far as Lisa Gerrad who has a wonderful voice and I would give a small portion of my left testicle to have her sing on my music.... ... .. . I Think any voice work should have someone who has not become a movie industry standard. Azam Ali and Noa come to mind as good alternatives.

    Fun to ponder, everyone has a different vision of what their Melnibone' is like.

    Cheers,

    L.I.B

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  • Suilebhain
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    Originally posted by devilchicken View Post
    I vote for the Clint Mansell & the Kronos Quartet - they did the Soundtracks to Requiem For A Dream and The Fountain
    Good choice, or this one...

    http://www.jeremysoule.com/

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  • voilodian ghagnasdiak
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    ...but Hawkwind is classic rock
    ...but Hawkwind is classic rock
    ...but Hawkwind is classic rock
    ...but Hawkwind is classic rock

    You Shouldn't Do That...Shouldn't Do That...Shouldn't Do That...

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  • bob-e-bane
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    I love michael.........

    ...but Hawkwind is classic rock and is not complimentary for a darkened theatre/movie score. No offense, mr. moorcock.


    Most any orchestral score will do.
    As long as it's from the heart and intense sounding.


    SIDENOTE :Please no casting 'Edgar Winter'.

    1. He's not an actor, he's a musician, and 65 years old.

    2. Just cause your skinny and have white skin/hair does not make you a good choice.

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  • bob-e-bane
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    No new age.............

    .....and please no manheim steamroller, or enya.

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  • bob-e-bane
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    Orchestral

    Most any orchestral conductor/music would be great.
    As long as it is dark and intense.
    Even John Williams has done sinister scores.
    Hell, even 'The Ring' had a great score.
    As long as it's not blues/classic rock or 'kiddie' heavy metal pop.

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  • The English Assassin
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    I'm fairly anti-sound track these days, if only because of the sheer amount of dull score that is used to vainly make a film epic or give it pathos or whatever. Sound tracks are increasingly used to banish a possible trace of ambiguity and as a promotional gimick to flog some CDs on the back of the movie.

    So if I had a say, I'll vote for no sound track whatsoever. Moorcock is so bloody good he doesn't need one!

    If there has to be one then let it be exotic and percussive. Who ever suggested something Akira-esque got it right by my reckoning. But please Arioch not the ubiquitous epic drone of sweeping emotive string sections. And please Arioch, no Danny Elfman, John Williams or Howard fucking Shore! These alleged soundtrackists have ruined more films than the rest of Hollywood put together!

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  • devilchicken
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    I vote for the Clint Mansell & the Kronos Quartet - they did the Soundtracks to Requiem For A Dream and The Fountain

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