After Earth [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
Ominous and lonely, James Newton Howard's original score for After Earth evokes all of the tension of the M. Night Shyamalan film. Set 1,000 years after the human race is forced to abandoned its home planet, the movie is a man-vs.-nature story taken to the extreme, as every living thing on the planet has evolved in the absence of man to become deadlier. The score does a fine job of setting the tone for the film, underscoring the unease of racing against time while battling the wilds of a planet that seems to be working against you in every conceivable way and helping to get the viewer on board with the urgency of the protagonists. While fans of the film will enjoy being ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Gregory Heaney
Ominous and lonely, James Newton Howard's original score for After Earth evokes all of the tension of the M. Night Shyamalan film. Set 1,000 years after the human race is forced to abandoned its home planet, the movie is a man-vs.-nature story taken to the extreme, as every living thing on the planet has evolved in the absence of man to become deadlier. The score does a fine job of setting the tone for the film, underscoring the unease of racing against time while battling the wilds of a planet that seems to be working against you in every conceivable way and helping to get the viewer on board with the urgency of the protagonists. While fans of the film will enjoy being able to return to the musical thrills of the film, After Earth's score is intense enough that it can be enjoyed even by those unfamiliar with the source material.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/11/2013
  • Label: Masterworks
  • UPC: 888837254724
  • Catalog Number: 372547
  • Sales rank: 85,724

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The History of Man (2:23)
  2. 2 I'm not Advancing You (1:28)
  3. 3 Pack Your Bags (1:40)
  4. 4 Leaving Nova Prime (0:48)
  5. 5 Can You Ghost? (2:09)
  6. 6 Ship Tears Apart (2:17)
  7. 7 Kitai Finds Cypher (1:19)
  8. 8 Get Me Into the Cockpit (1:36)
  9. 9 The Mission (1:30)
  10. 10 Baboons (2:51)
  11. 11 Kitai on Earth (2:56)
  12. 12 Four Vials Remain, Sir (1:11)
  13. 13 Run to the Falls (2:42)
  14. 14 Abort Mission (2:01)
  15. 15 Bird Attack (1:02)
  16. 16 Nest Battle (2:03)
  17. 17 Safety in the Hog Hole (3:42)
  18. 18 Saved by the Bird (0:52)
  19. 19 The Tail (1:40)
  20. 20 Dad, are you There? (2:46)
  21. 21 Leech (2:59)
  22. 22 See the Peak (2:21)
  23. 23 Run to the Volcano (0:37)
  24. 24 Somewhere to Hide (1:22)
  25. 25 Chase Through the Cave (3:07)
  26. 26 Ghosting (4:45)
  27. 27 I Wanna Work with Mom (1:17)
  28. 28 After Earth (1:54)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
James Newton Howard Primary Artist
Walt Harrah Vocals
Beth Andersen Vocals
Joan Beal Vocals
Aleta Braxton Vocals
Alvin Chea Vocals
Monique Donnelly Vocals
Pedro Eustache Woodwind
Clydene Jackson Vocals
Rick Logan Vocals
Sally Stevens Vocals
Cecilia Tsan Cello
Elin Carlson Vocals
Bob Joyce Vocals
Maya Beiser Cello
David Loucks Vocals
Pete Anthony Conductor
Edie Lehmann Boddicker Vocals
Reid Bruton Vocals
Clay Duncan Ambience
Amy Fogerson Vocals
Hollywood Studio Symphony Performing Ensemble
Eric Bradley Vocals
Patricia Ann Walsh Vocals
Gerald White Vocals
Fletcher Sheridan Vocals
Christopher Wray Guitar
Edward Bruner Vocals
Scott Graff Vocals
Christen Herman Vocals
Terri Koide Vocals
Alice Kirwan Murray Vocals
John West Vocals
Jennifer Graham Vocals
Leanna Brand Vocals
Michael Nowak Conductor
Michael Lichtenauer Vocals
Michael Geiger Vocals
Nike St. Clair Vocals
Michele Hemmings Vocals
Karen Whipple Schnurr Vocals
Stephen Grimm Vocals
Harriet Fraser Vocals
Suzanne Waters Vocals
Omar Crook Vocals
Will Goldman Vocals
Christopher Gambol Vocals
Arnold Livingston Geis Vocals
Ancient Instruments Consort Ensemble
Shawn Kirchschner Vocals
Technical Credits
James Newton Howard Composer, Producer
Larry Mah Scoring Recordist
Shawn Murphy Engineering
Louie Teran Mastering
Jeff Atmajian Orchestration
Pete Anthony Orchestration
Jim Weidman Producer
Jon Kull Orchestration
Edie Lehmann Boddicker Choir Contractor
Belinda Broughton Orchestra Leader
Mark Graham Music Librarian
Pamela Sollie Score Coordinator
Mark Cavell Licensing
Christopher Wray Scoring Assistant
Sunna Wehrmeijer Percussion Programming
Erik Swanson Scoring Recordist
Richard Grant Auricle Programming
Peter Bateman Orchestration
Isabelle Tulliez Product Development
Andrew Hauschild Music Librarian
Sven Faulconer Producer, Percussion Programming
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