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 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 7:55 AM   
 By:   barryfan   (Member)

Name a score that people on here just seem to adore and so much so that you went out and bought it without hearing it only to be crushingly disappointed.

Two that I can think of are How to Train Your Dragon and Evil Dead (Banos).


I don't know much about Banos, but I don't get the love for Powell. I have several of his CDs and I am underwhelmed by most of them. (I like buying cheap CDs at thrift stores and such. lol)

 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:00 AM   
 By:   Totoro   (Member)

Name a score that people on here just seem to adore and so much so that you went out and bought it without hearing it only to be crushingly disappointed.

Two that I can think of are How to Train Your Dragon and Evil Dead (Banos).


I don't know much about Banos, but I don't get the love for Debney. I have several of his CDs and I am underwhelmed by most of them. (I like buying cheap CDs at thrift stores and such. lol)


 
 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:02 AM   
 By:   Last Child   (Member)

I thought this would be another complaint about FSM's expensive shipping, not forum member opinions.
I'm sure we've all learned a lesson about trusting other people's opinions. Happened to me shortly after joining here with a board favorite composer. Suffice to say, I'll never take anyone's word for what I will enjoy. It's all a matter of personal taste.

 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:03 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Might I suggest editing the title so people don't think it's an attack on the FSM label (maybe amend it to "FSM users?").



People here went on about how "mature" and blah-be-dah Horner's score for "Enemy at the Gates" was. I went to a music store (yeah, those still exited here at the time) and bought it. How horribly wrong all that nonsense was. I ended up getting I think seven dollars for it, selling it to a used CD store. That store -- the last one in the county -- closed up shop like a year or two later. ZERO regrets.

 
 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:06 AM   
 By:   Thor   (Member)

Name a score that people on here just seem to adore and so much so that you went out and bought it without hearing it only to be crushingly disappointed.

Two that I can think of are How to Train Your Dragon and Evil Dead (Banos).


I don't know much about Banos, but I don't get the love for Debney. I have several of his CDs and I am underwhelmed by most of them. (I like buying cheap CDs at thrift stores and such. lol)


Well, in this day and age, you rarely have to take people's word for it. One can easily sample stuff before buying on various platforms like Youtube or Spotify.

I do agree with you, however, that the HTTYD scores are overrated. I mean, they are fine, but they're also rather bloated. EVIL DEAD, I sampled once years ago, but didn't make much an impression on me. Banos hasn't been very interesting for a very long time.

 
 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:07 AM   
 By:   Last Child   (Member)

Might I suggest editing the title so people don't think it's an attack on the FSM label (maybe amend it to "FSM users?").

People here went on about how "mature" and blah-be-dah Horner's score for "Enemy at the Gates" was...


Perhaps not so coincidentally, I was also referring to a Horner score.

 
 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:14 AM   
 By:   OnyaBirri   (Member)

The Flying Spaghetti Monster does not kid you.

 
 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:16 AM   
 By:   Damian   (Member)

Name a score that people on here just seem to adore and so much so that you went out and bought it without hearing it only to be crushingly disappointed.

Two that I can think of are How to Train Your Dragon and Evil Dead (Banos).


I don't know much about Banos, but I don't get the love for Debney. I have several of his CDs and I am underwhelmed by most of them. (I like buying cheap CDs at thrift stores and such. lol)


What's Debney got to do with it?

 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:17 AM   
 By:   Tom Servo   (Member)

Name a score that people on here just seem to adore and so much so that you went out and bought it without hearing it only to be crushingly disappointed.

Two that I can think of are How to Train Your Dragon and Evil Dead (Banos).


I don't know much about Banos, but I don't get the love for Debney. I have several of his CDs and I am underwhelmed by most of them. (I like buying cheap CDs at thrift stores and such. lol)


Why are you mentioning Debney in this post? How to Train Your Dragon was composed by John Powell. Is your complaint with fans who like John Debney or fans who like Powell's score for How to Train Your Dragon?

Also, and more importantly, so what? Should people on the board now rush in to this thread and coddle you and try to convince you as to why you should enjoy both scores? Who cares if you don't, now go listen to something you like.

 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:21 AM   
 By:   Nicolai P. Zwar   (Member)

Name a score that people on here just seem to adore and so much so that you went out and bought it without hearing it only to be crushingly disappointed.






Has never happened to me.





 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:30 AM   
 By:   JeffM   (Member)

That’s what samples are for.

 
 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:35 AM   
 By:   barryfan   (Member)

I meant to say Powell, not Debney. Oops!

And now you can find complete scores on You Tube, so my complaint is kind of outdated. lol I bought it these back when samples weren't so easy to find.

 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:47 AM   
 By:   Saul Pincus   (Member)

I'll just address HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON.

If you saw the film and listened through the ears/eyes of child – or better yet, your own – you'd see just how profound, varied, touching and special it is. HTTYD is a generation's STAR WARS.

 
 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 8:48 AM   
 By:   Damian   (Member)

I meant to say Powell, not Debney. Oops!

Easy mistakesmile

 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 9:14 AM   
 By:   Solium   (Member)

"Are you kidding me?" is usually my response to most John Barry scores. wink
HTTYD are some of my favorite scores of the last decade. Especially 2 and 3.

I never take anyone's word on its own. I'll find a way to sample a score before I decide to make a purchase.

 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 10:00 AM   
 By:   BillCarson   (Member)

I'll just address HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON.

If you saw the film and listened through the ears/eyes of child – or better yet, your own – you'd see just how profound, varied, touching and special it is. HTTYD is a generation's STAR WARS.


Oh god, not another score i gotta ban in zooms!! Lol

And dont worry pincus, i saw how you managed to crowbar in S*** Wars in a totally unrelated thread. big grin

 
 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 10:28 AM   
 By:   Futureport   (Member)

You guys (and gals) don’t buy a score just because of the cover art?

 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 10:35 AM   
 By:   Jeff Bond   (Member)

This thread title is kind of an epic self-own...

 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 10:36 AM   
 By:   Jeff Bond   (Member)

DP

 
 
 Posted:   May 8, 2021 - 10:36 AM   
 By:   Last Child   (Member)

You guys (and gals) don’t buy a score just because of the cover art?

Not a soundtrack, but a real blind buy...

 
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