Armored [Original Motion Picture Score]

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Composer John Murphy says that director Nimrod Antal's direction to him in providing the score for the caper picture Armored was "Louder! Louder! Louder!" Murphy has responded with this electronica/heavy metal music, made on the computer and emphasizing synthesizer programming, to accompany the exploits of Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, Laurence Fishburne, and others as they attempt the perfect crime and (of course) suffer complications. Murphy's main theme, heard at the outset in "Morning" and at the end in "The End," is a wistful cue, but usually in this music, thick, guitar-like chords and thumping percussion underlay metallic melodies also played on synth guitars and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Composer John Murphy says that director Nimrod Antal's direction to him in providing the score for the caper picture Armored was "Louder! Louder! Louder!" Murphy has responded with this electronica/heavy metal music, made on the computer and emphasizing synthesizer programming, to accompany the exploits of Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, Laurence Fishburne, and others as they attempt the perfect crime and (of course) suffer complications. Murphy's main theme, heard at the outset in "Morning" and at the end in "The End," is a wistful cue, but usually in this music, thick, guitar-like chords and thumping percussion underlay metallic melodies also played on synth guitars and other synths. This is music that could have been produced for a video game or have served as the basic tracks for an album by, say, Nickelback, and while Murphy does back off here and there for the moments when the movie stops for breath, for the most part the pace is relentless.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/19/2010
  • Label: La-La Land Records
  • UPC: 826924112229
  • Catalog Number: 1122
  • Sales rank: 350,336

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Morning (3:11)
  2. 2 Armored Truck Chase (2:38)
  3. 3 Ty's Decision (3:29)
  4. 4 Fake Heist (1:37)
  5. 5 Getting Cover (2:42)
  6. 6 Ty Saves the Cop (2:16)
  7. 7 Federal Reserve (2:27)
  8. 8 Work (1:36)
  9. 9 Black Van (1:50)
  10. 10 Warehouse (2:04)
  11. 11 Stashing the Cash (1:09)
  12. 12 Get the Kid Outta the Truck (3:18)
  13. 13 Ty Escapes (2:09)
  14. 14 Killing Dobbs (3:06)
  15. 15 Booby Trap (1:38)
  16. 16 Ty Runs (2:20)
  17. 17 The End (3:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
John Murphy Primary Artist
Technical Credits
James Nelson Mastering
Michael V. Gerhard Producer
Matt Verboys Executive Producer
Brent Arrowood Programming, Sound Design
Scott Somerville Programming, Engineer
Justin Moshkevich Engineer
Tyler Barton Programming, Engineer
David C. Fein Art Direction
Nicholai Baxter Engineer
Stephen Coleman Orchestration
John Murphy Composer, Producer, Score Producer
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