X-Men: First Class [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Composer Henry Jackman's dizzying main theme for director Matthew Vaughn's 2011 reboot of the X-Men franchise is built on a heroic, circular melody that spins throughout X-Men: First Class like a dust devil, growing more and more confident with each new instance. In a nod to Daft Punk's excellent work on Tron Legacy, Jackman, who worked with Vaughn before on 2010's everyman superhero spoof Kick Ass, dutifully applies his significant programming and production skills on the punishing "Magneto" theme, and the inclusion of tasteful electric guitars into some of the more orchestral sections brings to mind Hanz Zimmer's Inception ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Composer Henry Jackman's dizzying main theme for director Matthew Vaughn's 2011 reboot of the X-Men franchise is built on a heroic, circular melody that spins throughout X-Men: First Class like a dust devil, growing more and more confident with each new instance. In a nod to Daft Punk's excellent work on Tron Legacy, Jackman, who worked with Vaughn before on 2010's everyman superhero spoof Kick Ass, dutifully applies his significant programming and production skills on the punishing "Magneto" theme, and the inclusion of tasteful electric guitars into some of the more orchestral sections brings to mind Hanz Zimmer's Inception score.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/2011
  • Label: Masterworks
  • UPC: 886979245129
  • Catalog Number: 792451
  • Sales rank: 39,467

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 First class (3:21)
  2. 2 Pain and anger (2:59)
  3. 3 Would you date me? (1:45)
  4. 4 Not that sort of bank (3:28)
  5. 5 Frankenstein's monster (3:03)
  6. 6 What am I thinking? (2:10)
  7. 7 Cerebro (2:24)
  8. 8 Mobilise for Russia (1:19)
  9. 9 Rise up to rule (5:57)
  10. 10 Cold war (3:21)
  11. 11 X-training (4:26)
  12. 12 Rage & serenity (2:06)
  13. 13 To beast or not to beast (4:48)
  14. 14 True colours (1:50)
  15. 15 Let battle commence (4:45)
  16. 16 Sub lift (2:19)
  17. 17 Coup d'├ętat (2:15)
  18. 18 Mutant and proud (3:27)
  19. 19 X-Men (2:58)
  20. 20 Magneto (1:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Henry Jackman Primary Artist, Synthesizer, Piano
Bruce Dukov Violin
Rick Baptist Trumpet
Jacqueline Brand Violin
Darius Campo Violin
Al Clay Drums
Brian Dembow Viola
George Doering Guitar
Stephen Erdody Cello
Nick Glennie-Smith Conductor
Alan Grunfeld Violin
Paula Hochhalter Cello
Greg Huckins Flute
Roland Kato Viola
Randy Kerber Piano
Katie Kirkpatrick Harp
Dimitrie Leivici Violin
Charles Loper Trombone
Edward Meares Bass
Bruce Morgenthaler Bass
Helen Nightengale Violin
Barry Perkins Trumpet
Katia Popov Violin
Jay Rosen Violin
Kim Scholes Cello
Kevan Torfeh Cello
Doug Tornquist Tuba
Josefina Vergara Violin
Roger Wilkie Violin
Daniel Kelley Horn
Andrew Shulman Cello
Susan Ranney Bass
Lisa Sutton Violin
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach Jr. Trombone
Natalie Leggett Violin
Timothy Landauer Cello
Rafael Rishik Violin
Nico Abondolo Bass
Shawn Mann Viola
Darrin McCann Viola
Sara Parkins Violin
David Parmeter Bass
Keith Greene Viola
Eun Mee Ahn Violin
Roberto Cani Violin
Rose Corrigan Bassoon
Michael Valerio Bass
Trevor Handy Cello
Oscar Hidalgo Bass
Sarah Thornblade Violin
Ralph Williams Clarinet
Corky James Guitar
Dan Pinder Bass
Carolyn Riley Viola
Dave Walther Viola
Ana Landauer Violin
Alyssa Park Violin
Elizabeth Hedman Violin
Jenny Kim Horn
Andrew Duckles Viola
Julia Ann Gigante Violin
Songa Lee Violin
Belinda Broughton Violin
Tereza Stanislav Violin
Malcolm McNab Trumpet
Radu Pieptea Violin
Serena McKinney Violin
Alma Fernandez Viola
Mark Adams Horn
Searmi Park Violin
Yelena Yegoryan Violin
Robert Brophy Viola
Neil Samples Violin
Nina Evtuhov Violin
Stuart Clark Clarinet
Jack Dolman Synthesizer, Piano
Alex Iles Trombone
Steven Holtman Trombone
James Thatcher Horn
Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick Cello
Phillip Levy Violin
Kenneth Munday Bassoon
Marlow Fisher Viola
Paul Cohen Cello
Amy Hershberger Violin
Marc Sazer Violin
Steven Becknell Horn
Luke Maurer Viola
Tamara Hatwan Violin
Dave Everson Horn
Jon Lewis Trumpet
Heather Clark Flute
Jeanne Skrocki Violin
David Weiss Oboe
Geraldine Rotella Flute
Laura Pearson Viola
Jessica E. Guideri Violin
Joanne Karl Percussion
Giovanna Clayton Cello
Technical Credits
Bruce Dukov Orchestra Leader
Al Clay Producer
Frank Wolf Engineering
Tom Steel Stage Manager
Tim Lauber Engineering
Tom Cavanaugh Music Business Affairs
Daniel Kresco Engineering
Henry Jackman Composer, Producer
Matthew Margeson Additional Music
Steven Kofsky Score Mixer
Noah Sorota Orchestration
Stephen Coleman Orchestration
Denis St. Amand Stage Engineer
John Ashton Thomas Orchestration
Greg Dennen Stage Manager
Edie Lehmann-Boddicker Choir Contractor
Dominic Lewis Additional Music
Chris Willis Additional Music
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