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  • #46
    Blue Oyster Cult, yay!

    You have to respect any band who can write a song with the chorus: "Oh no! There goes Tokyo! Go, go, Godzilla!!!"

    D...
    "That which does not kill us, makes us stranger." - Trevor Goodchild

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    • #47
      How about good rock like creed or linkin park, or some deep purple songs like stormbringer. Or stuff like david arkenstone etc Meaningfull lyrics and stuff . And a soundtrack album would be wicked, it would introduce new stuff to people. :twisted:

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      • #48
        I personally think some of the more symphonic Black metal bands could do the movie's soundtrack, a mix of aggressive metal and classical compisition, for example Cradle of Filth would be magnificent!

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        • #49
          Arioch said,

          "I would love to hear Danny Elfman on the soundtrack. I think almost everything hes done has always been spot on what the movie needed (Edward Scissorhands, Spiderman, Beetlejuice,) he also has a way of keeping the movie's dark atmosphere.

          His work on Red Dragon was simply amazing. I could listen to those opening credits forever"

          And how, friend Arioch. Danny Elfman's body of work is phenomenal, from Edward Scissorhands (perhaps his masterpiece?) to Spiderman to the Simpsons, but what's more is the realization that his genius comes from being able to musically "see" what the director or author visualizes and adapt from that sight a masterwork score. Many of his best pieces are from movies that have a dark atmosphere (Edward Scissorhands for sure, Batman and Batman Returns as well), so it's easy to see how well he might be fitted for the Elric movies. I can think of no better composer than ol' Elfman--

          And a note to Mr. Moorcock-- I grew up on the Lord of the Rings and find it to be a brilliant book full of noble character studies and epic battles (not just skirmishes between Orcs and Men but the burden of the Ring on Frodo or for Faramir for example). I was thrilled when I heard of the books being turned into movies but when they came out, I was sadly dissappointed. The set design for every place was exactly as I had always imagined it (Did Minas Tirith not look very cool), the acting was decent but not extraordinary, the dialogue was at times decidedly un-Tolkien-like (when in the whole of the books did Aragorn suggest that there might be a day when Men fail?), and many of the important and classic scenes were more or less understandably left out (Tom Bombadil was cool and it was very important to establish that Boromir was the loved, fallen son while Faramir was the forgotten, but stronger, better man). However, for all my grievances I thought that Peter Jackson did the best job at interpretting the Lord of the Rings than anybody else heretofor.

          Now, having grown up with the Lord of the Rings, and having thought of them as superior to most "sword-and-sorcery" books (I always thought it was, as a tome, above the simple hack-and-slash of fantasy books in general, having provided thought and a chance for analysis far beyond asking where the symbolism behind a red dragon lies?), I was introduced to your body of work. I must admit that at first, I close-mindedly lumped the Elric saga along with all the other mindless fantasy books, but read through them anyway. I must say, after each page I turned, I found myself justifying the need to keep reading, to finish, to borrow the next in line. Your books, unlike the Lord of the Rings which are so rich in detailed text, are written almost like vague whisperings from within a miasma of dark brooding. I always enjoyed that Stormbringer never really had solid lines, so to speak, yet clearly enjoyed it's own sense of lust and dark dominion over Elric. I delighted in the fact that the hero of the story was inherently physically weak, but mentally strong in resolve and in culture. Needless to say, after I finished the series, I was more or less stunned. And to finalize this note, I'd like to thank you for providing the world with your vision--

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