Blade Runner 2049 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch
  • Genre: Soundtrack
  • Release Date: 2017-10-05
  • Explicitness: notExplicit
  • Country: USA
  • Track Count: 24

Blade Runner 2049 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch

Hans Florian Zimmer (born September 12, 1957) is a German film composer and music producer, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and active since 1977. Having won a wide variety of honors and commendations, he has composed music for over 100 films, including award-winning films and box-office hits such as Rain Man (1988), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Thelma & Louise (1991), The Lion King (1994), Crimson Tide (1995), Gladiator (2000), The Last Samurai (2003), The Dark Knight (2008), Inception (2010), 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Interstellar (2014). A recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Zimmer spent the early part of his career in the United Kingdom before moving to the United States. He's also the head of the film music division at DreamWorks studios and additionally works with other composers through the company that he founded: Remote Control Productions. Zimmer's works are notable for integrating electronic music sounds with traditional orchestral arrangements. He has received four Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes, a Classical BRIT Award, and an Academy Award. He was also named on the list of Top 100 Living Geniuses published by The Daily Telegraph. Zimmer was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany on 12th September 1957, and moved to London as a teenager. While he lived in London, Zimmer wrote advertising jingles for Air-Edel Associates. Zimmer began his musical career playing keyboards and synthesisers. In 1980 he worked with The Buggles, a New Wave band formed in 1977 with Trevor Horn, Geoff Downs, and Bruce Woolley. Zimmer can be briefly seen in The Buggles music video for Video Killed the Radio Star (1979). In the 1980s, Zimmer worked with film composer Stanley Myers, a prolific film composer who composed scores for over sixty films. Zimmer and Myers co-founded the London-based Lillie Yard recording studio. Together, Myers and Zimmer worked on fusing the traditional orchestral sound with state-of-the-art electronics. Some of their first movies with this new sound include Moonlighting (1982), Success is the Best Revenge (1984), Insignificance (1985), and My Beautiful Launderette (1985). In 1986, Zimmer joined David Byrne and Ryuichi Sakamoto on their Oscar-winning score for The Last Emperor (1988). Soon afterwards, Zimmer began working on his own solo projects. During his solo career years, Zimmer experimented and combined the use of old and new musical technologies. His first solo score was for Chris Menges’s film A World Apart (1988). However, the turning point in his career came later that year when he was asked to compose a score for Barry Levinson’s film Rain Man (1988). In the score, Zimmer uses synthesizers mixed with steel drums. The score was nominated for an Academy Award in 1989. A year later Zimmer was asked to compose a score for Bruce Beresford's Driving Miss Daisy (1989), which won a Grammy Award 1991. In 1994, Zimmer won his biggest commercial hit for Disney’s The Lion King (1994). He wanted to go to South Africa himself to record the soundtrack, but couldn't because he had a police record there for making subversive films. The Lion King soundtrack won numerous awards, including an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and two Grammys. It was then adapted for the Broadway musical version, which won the Tony for Best Musical in 1998. Since the success of The Lion King, Zimmer has written numerous film scores. His hundredth composition was for The Last Samurai (2003), for which he won both a Golden Globe and a Broadcast Film Critics nomination in 2004. After composing over a hundred film scores, Zimmer finally performed live for the first time in concert with a hundred-piece orchestra and a hundred-person choir at the twenty-seventh Annual Flanders International Film Festival. He has received numerous honours and awards, including: Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Film Composition from the National Board of Review, Frederick Loewe Award in 2003 at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, ASCAP’s Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement, and BMI's prestigious Richard Kirk Award for lifetime achievement in 1996. Today, Zimmer is considered to be the father of integrating the electronic musical world with traditional orchestral arrangements. Zimmer lives in Los Angeles with his wife Suzanne, and has four children. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

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Tracks

Title Artist Time Lyrics Video Download via YouTube Buy
1
2049 Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 3:37 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
2
Sapper's Tree Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 1:36 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
3
Flight to LAPD Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 1:47 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
4
Summer Wind Frank Sinatra 2:54 Lyrics Video Download USD Album Only
5
Rain Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 2:26 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
6
Wallace Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 5:23 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
7
Memory Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 2:32 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
8
Mesa Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 3:10 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
9
Orphanage Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 1:13 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
10
Furnace Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 3:41 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
11
Someone Lived This Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 3:13 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
12
Joi Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 3:51 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
13
Pilot Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 2:17 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
14
Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley 4:22 Lyrics Video Download USD Album Only
15
Can't Help Falling in Love Elvis Presley & The Jordanaires 3:02 Lyrics Video Download USD Album Only
16
One For My Baby (And One More Frank Sinatra 4:24 Lyrics Video Download USD Album Only
17
Hijack Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 5:32 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
18
That's Why We Believe Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 3:36 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
19
Her Eyes Were Green Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 6:17 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
20
Sea Wall Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 9:52 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
21
All the Best Memories Are Hers Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 3:22 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
22
Tears In the Rain Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 2:10 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29
23
Blade Runner Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch 10:05 Lyrics Video Download USD Album Only
24
Almost Human Lauren Daigle 3:22 Lyrics Video Download USD 1.29

Reviews

  • One of the Best

    5
    By eob255
    Just flat out incredible!!!
  • Fit the movie increbily well!!

    5
    By Josiahmn
    Honestly thought it fit the movie so well! Sure its somewhat different that the original but it fit the tone of the movie perfectly.
  • Finally a soundtrack that makes the movie work

    5
    By The_smee
    Movie was super awesome sound track in theatres even better you could watch this movie without dialogue and just listen to the sounds and it would still be epic.
  • Individual Purchases Not Available

    4
    By Coren33
    I like the music, though it’s not as distinct as the original. My real grip is that the individual music I purchased, even after I decided to buy the whole album, is unavailable to me. Why is that Apple?
  • Snoozer...zzzzzzzzz

    1
    By manandmaschine
    This sounds like an ad for Native Instruments and Heavyocity plugins.....BORING. The producer they kicked off the film had a much better score written..
  • Best part of the movie...the music.

    5
    By THX 8671
    It's phenomenal! My only complaint is that it's all over the place. No attempt to match the tracks to the films progression. Otherwise it's everything I'd hoped it'd be. And I didn't have to wait 12yrs to have it. Purchased it within ten minutes of returning home after seeing the film. "Sea Wall" , which plays out during the final confrontation, is so masterfully crafted and raises the tension of what's otherwise a pretty standard showdown. Buy it, if only that track alone.
  • why is this not Itunes mastered?

    4
    By Diz14
    there is absolutley no reason why any artist (especially a score/soundtrack artist) to release anything on itunes and not have it mastered for itunes from the start.. other than that I like this, its true to the roots of the OG Blade Runner.
  • Not worth the ordeal

    2
    By theoutlawhalo
    This is just not a good soundtrack. It lacks any reasonable sense of musicality. There is no sense of meaning to the amporphous sonic scapes. The inclusion of songs only emphaiszes the meaninglessness of the "music". Presley and Sinatra demonstrate the power of music. "Almost Human" is derivative, poorly performed and ridiculously dated. What is sad about this soundtrack is that it fails to match the visuals in artistry. Why not have a stronger more trained voice singing the song? Why not have discernible melodies instead of needless punctuated sound blobs that resemble slammed doors rather than actual instrumentation? Why not spring a few extra piano notes to demonstrate some sense of focus and purpose? Why bother titling the pieces, there is no differentiation in tone or mood? Why not hire an actual person talented at soundscapes? Lustmord would have been perfect for this soundtrack, and he had least would have brought an artistry that this sorely lacks. I wouldn't recommend this soundtrack at all, in fact, I feel like a fool for buying it.
  • Love it

    5
    By FranciscoMatallana95
    My favorite is Tears in The Rain
  • Movie blows my mind - Ears...not so much

    3
    By Androi K
    The movie is epic and inventive. The music is simply not. A hard line to walk here for the musical team up. How do you get us back into that world sonically? Most of the tepid reviews are so right on the money. Where are the new themes? Deeper sonic experience that 30 years of talent and tech can deliver. Should this have been handed off to Crystal method? I can only have wished. Instead, minus a few beat tracks, I'd get this for a better relaxed massage.

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