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Old 06-29-2014, 11:49 PM   #401
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I'm mortified to discover that cues 16 thru 19 are in the wrong order and labelled wrong on my X-Men Days of Future Past album!
For those who care.... In the order on the album (which was NOT the way it was supposed to be heard), the correct cue names should be:
16. Do What You Were Made For
17. I Have Faith in You/Goodbyes
18. Join Me
19. The Battle Begins"


Also, I asked him if there would be another release that has additional cues, he said he wasn't aware of one.

Well first of all, those names make SO much more sense. Been nagging me. Second, I always wondered why the music on the album was out of order. Now I know.

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Old 07-15-2014, 11:33 AM   #402
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Has anyone noticed that Welcome Back - End Titles is actually the end composition of X2?! It's not the end music of DOFP at all, which had hints of Hope - Xavier's Theme in it. Ha, just noticed that now.

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Old 07-15-2014, 02:07 PM   #403
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Has anyone noticed that Welcome Back - End Titles is actually the end composition of X2?! It's not the end music of DOFP at all, which had hints of Hope - Xavier's Theme in it. Ha, just noticed that now.
Actually no, although I've listened to it so many times. BUT I noticed that the track "I found them" is based on the "The X Jet" track of X1 ost!

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Old 08-10-2014, 05:41 PM   #404
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There's something that has me a little curious, and I don't know if it's been pointed out in this thread.

The cue that plays during the film's opening titles isn't quite the same as the CD version. It actually goes into a few different keys before "TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX PRESENTS" appears on screen, and then the cue plays out identically to its CD counterpart. Is there a reason for this difference? Was it just something that Ottman decided to replace for the score's release?

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Old 08-10-2014, 05:44 PM   #405
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A lot of times the deadline for the soundtrack is earlier then the deadline for the complete score, so you end up with instances like this where I assume Ottman had to send the score in for the CD, but was still working on the film after.

Another, more drastic, example I can give is the 2007 HAIRSPRAY musical. Marc Shaiman's score in the film is almost entirely different than what's on the soundtrack because New Line needed it 2 months before the film's release. It's all the same music, but the final version's in the film are more lush, full, and complete.

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Old 08-10-2014, 10:23 PM   #406
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That, and there's also re-writes to score cues on every film. It wouldn't shock me if Ottman wrote an alternate opening to the main title, as he wrote an alternate to the X2 main title

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Old 08-11-2014, 12:34 AM   #407
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why most of you here like old fanfare-ish scores similar to 70's films? that's what I noticed in almost every discussion about scores. I know it may be sort of nostalgic, but in a musical point of view, these themes (the likes of old Superman, Batman, etc ..) suck .. and so does Ottman's theme (and the whole score except Xavier theme) ..

I really loved DoFP, but the score was very bad and has nothing memorable .. no track (except Xavier's) can be remembered and would still run in your head and enjoy listening to it in loop.

when DoFP was first announced, I was hoping for Vaughan to direct it, he's a genius and way better than Singer, and Vaughan means Henry Jackman would compose the score, his work in FC was one of the best I've listened to. am still playing most of the score till this day. I even set many tracks as ringtones.

but, when it was officially announced that Singer will direct, I knew Ottman will make the score, and didn't expect anything good from it ..

I still believe if it was Vaughan+Jackman, I would give the movie 12/10 instead of 9/10. It would be the best comic book movie ever.

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Giving an imaginary movie a 12/10 is completely ridiculous.

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Giving an imaginary movie a 12/10 is completely ridiculous.


Come on ! I mean the exact screenplay and story, with Vaughan & Jackman.

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Thanks for the explanations, JP and NE. Still, I'm not too sure which version of the main title I prefer in DoFP, between the theatrical version and the CD version.

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Come on ! I mean the exact screenplay and story, with Vaughan & Jackman.


I would give that movie a 7/10 maybe less.

See how ridiculous that sounds?


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Old 08-12-2014, 12:23 AM   #412
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I just watched Superman Returns this week and I have to say that, I find DOFP's score so much better!

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Does anyone know the score music playing right after Roberta Flacks "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" after Logan wakes up in the future at the end of the film?

It's a different version of Hope (Xavier's Theme); a softer and more melodic version. I hope it's not going to be an unreleased track.
that softer version of Hope is probably the emotional music I've ever heard in any of the films. Especially because the most intense part of it plays when Rogue is shown.


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Old 08-28-2014, 04:38 PM   #414
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Yes, Hope is great and fits those scenes perfectly.

Earlier this month, DOFP got a special limited edition vinyl release of the soundtrack.



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The Music On Vinyl release will be celebrated with a first numbered pressing of 2000 copies on coloured vinyl!

180 gram audiophile vinyl
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Original Soundtrack by John Ottman
First pressing of 2000 numbered copies on clear grey (LP1) and clear blue (LP2) vinyl
http://www.musiconvinyl.com/catalog/...of-future-past

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‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ – The Rogue Cut Soundtrack Details


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Sony Classical will release a soundtrack album for Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past – The Rogue Cut. The album features the original score from the new cut of last year’s hit film composed by John Ottman (The Usual Suspects, X2, Valkyrie, Superman Returns, The Fantastic Four), including new music which the composer recorded specifically for the new edition. The soundtrack will be released on July 10, 2015. The label has previously released the original soundtrack for the film last year. X-Men: Days of Future Past stars Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen. The Rogue Cut, which features about 10 minutes of additional footage that was taken out of the theatrical version of the film, will be released on July 14 on Blu-ray and DVD.

Here’s the album track list:

1. Main Theme
2. Hope (Xavier’s Theme)
3. The Future
4. Time’s Up
5. I Found Them
6. Xavier’s Plan
7. Rules of Time
8. Trask Hearing – A New Era
9. Saigon – Logan Arrives
10. He Lost Everything
11. Pentagon Plan – Sneaky Mystique
12. Springing Erik
13. Clothes Off – Goodbye Peter
14. You Abandoned us All! – Yes, she Does
15. How Was She?
16. Paris Pandemonium
17. Whitehouse Meeting
18. Are you Mystique?
19. We Need You
20. All Those Voices
21. Charles n Charles
22. Off the Tracks
23. There’s Someone Else
24. Contacting Raven
25. Letting Raven In

Disc 2:
1. Finding Rogue
2. Costly Escape
3. Cutting Ties
4. Ripples in Time
5. Raising RFK – Here they Come
6. Raising RFK – Magneto Descends
7. The Attack Begins
8. Saving the Future
9. Join Me
10. They Found Us – Remember the Xmen
11. I Have Faith in You – Goodbyes
12. You’re Here!
13. Welcome Back – End Titles
14. En Sabah Nur
http://filmmusicreporter.com/2015/06...track-details/

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^^Thanks for posting that Elevator Man!

Since i don't have the soundtrack album i will probably (eventually) get this instead.

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http://filmmusicreporter.com/2015/06...track-details/
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Old 06-25-2015, 09:21 PM   #418
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And hopefully correct sequencing and titles this time around!

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Wow the Rogue Cut has a soundtrack release too!

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http://filmmusicreporter.com/2015/06...track-details/
I didn't dare hope they would actually do this, considering how little film scores make on the CD market. This is simply fantastic.

Looking at the track list, it seems they're going to be giving us the full recording sessions for this film. Several of the tracks "Clothes Off – Goodbye Peter", "You Abandoned us All! – Yes, she Does" and "They Found Us – Remember the Xmen" to name a few, are made of two cues from the recording sessions for DOFP. Mad respect to John Ottman getting this released, it's rare to see a film like DOFP get even close to a full release, let alone an official CD of all recorded music for the film.

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