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 Posted:   Jan 3, 2022 - 9:17 AM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

Roger says

[48 Hrs.] is a reissue, but from newly transferred elements at a higher bit rate to reveal more details in the recording.

 Posted:   Jan 3, 2022 - 10:44 AM   
 By:   henry   (Member)

I already have the previous release, but I'll buy this for the remaster!

 Posted:   Jan 3, 2022 - 10:49 AM   
 By:   Prince Damian   (Member)

I might buy both. I've never had either.

 Posted:   Jan 3, 2022 - 10:54 AM   
 By:   lonzoe1   (Member)

Eh, I don't feel the need to double dip for this because I was quite satisfied with the previous release.

 Posted:   Jan 3, 2022 - 12:04 PM   
 By:   The Mutant   (Member)

Film version of subway this time? I’d double-dip for that.

 Posted:   Jan 3, 2022 - 1:17 PM   
 By:   MutualRevolver   (Member)

Film version of subway this time? I’d double-dip for that.

Me too! But I'm also curious to hear the remaster: going by the description, it's unclear if the old elements were newly transferred at a higher bit rate, or if new elements were transferred

 Posted:   Jan 3, 2022 - 4:33 PM   
 By:   Ray1992   (Member)


 Posted:   Jan 4, 2022 - 3:34 AM   
 By:   lars.blondeel   (Member)

Was there a lot of score-music in 'Another 48 Hrs.?

 Posted:   Jan 4, 2022 - 3:36 AM   
 By:   lars.blondeel   (Member)

Was there a lot of score-music in 'Another 48 Hrs.?

Oeps, sorry, wrong post

 Posted:   Jan 10, 2022 - 7:09 PM   
 By:   Amer Zahid   (Member)

Music By James Horner

Label: Intrada Special Collection Volume ISC 472
Film Date: 1982
Album Date: 2021
Time: 58:45
Tracks: 18

Remastered reissue of iconic 1980’s action score!
Starts Shipping 01/18/2022

Remastered reissue of iconic 1980’s action score! Hit film brought super-stardom to Eddie Murphy as convict released from prison for 48 hours to assist detective Nick Nolte in pursuit of violent criminals James Remar, Sonny Landham. Frank McRae, Annette O’Toole also feature. Walter Hill directs, Roger Spottiswood scripts with Hill & Larry Gross and Steven E. De Souza, Paramount Pictures presents tough action picture with comic touches in 1982. James Horner introduces dynamic action vernacular that became one of his signatures: Solid rhythmic foundation, pulsating tempo, unison low tuba and trombone writing in octaves without harmony offering powerful weight to the action. Also adding to the musical proceedings are four punchy original songs by The BusBoys, including signature end title, “(The Boys Are) Back In Town”. Music remained unreleased, with audience demand being high, until Intrada premiered it in 2011. New 2022 release is presented from all-new hi-res transfers of original Dan Wallin stereo mixes, offering superior audio. New master elements also allow for premiere of Horner’s never-before-heard and unused, leaner take on the familiar “Main Title” which removes descending electronics, emphasizes clarity in rhythmic activity. Also premiering are a handful of additional score alternates plus session keyboardist Ralph Grierson’s “Saratoga Blues” source cue. Finally, one editorial “pick-up” made by Horner and recorded at the scoring sessions was accidentally duplicated with “The Walden Hotel” cue on the 2011 release - this music is now correctly presented. Slightly revised packaging by Kay Marshall adds impact. Orchestrations by Greig McRitchie, James Horner composes, conducts. Intrada Special Collection CD available while quantities and interest remain!

01. Main Title (5:13)
02. Jack Leaves Elaine’s Apartment (1:09)
03. The Walden Hotel (3:29)
04. Aerobics (4:11)
05. Snippets/Heavy Traffic (3:10)
06. Subway Station (2:54)
07. Subway Chase (1:51)
08. Luther’s Bus (1:57)
09. The Alley (5:27)
10. (The Boys Are) Back In Town (The BusBoys) (2:35)
11. 48 HRS. (The BusBoys) (3:13)
12. Love Songs Are For Crazies (The BusBoys) (3:44)
13. New Shoes (The BusBoys) (3:32)
14. Main Title (Alternate) (5:12)
15. Subway Station (Alternate) (2:55)
16. Luther’s Bus (Alternate) (1:57)
17. Torchy’s Boogie (Ira Newborn) (2:54)
18. Saratoga Blues (Ralph Grierson) (2:30)

 Posted:   Jan 10, 2022 - 7:11 PM   
 By:   The Mutant   (Member)

So it looks like both versions of Subway. Excellent. Ordered!

 Posted:   Jan 10, 2022 - 7:28 PM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

Above is posted Doug's write-up; Here's Roger's write-up

To coincide with the premiere release of the expanded James Horner score for Another 48 HRS., Intrada presents a reissue of its earlier release to Horner's score to 48 HRS. The soundtrack to the 1982 Paramount film featured one of Horner’s most sought-after works until it was premiered by Intrada in 2011. Although the film is sparingly spotted, when Horner does enter the fray it is with broad, bold strokes that anchor the action and emotions—especially for the unquiet atmosphere of the mean streets and back alleys of San Francisco. While Horner uses a large orchestra, complemented by extra percussion and keyboards, he does not use trumpets and French horns, leaving only trombones and tuba to carry the weight of the brass. In addition, he keeps them in their lower registers and has them almost exclusively playing in unison or octaves. The resulting low brass timbre is thick, dark-edged and punchy throughout. It's an eclectic ensemble—a progressive fusion of funk-tinged jazz and orchestral elements. The many-layered theme, as first heard in “Main Title,” immediately lays down a gritty urban tone using bass guitar and scattered percussion, with subtle accents provided by piano, harmonica and electronics.

James Horner contributed just under a half hour of orchestral scoring. The other primary musical ingredient in the picture was a quartet of original songs performed by The BusBoys. For their work on 48 Hrs., James Horner and The BusBoys jointly won the “Best Music/Score” award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. It is therefore fitting that the songs appear alongside the score on this release. For this new release, Intrada rebuilt the program using newly transferred high-resolution elements from Paramount, discovering one extra track and a few alternates along the way. This new master punches up the detail of the recording and allows for more prominence of the signature sax sound. One note -- the track "The Walden Hotel" on the original release repeated an insert recorded for the cue. For this release that duplication has been removed and astute listeners may note the track runs slightly shorter due to its appropriate omission.

48 Hrs. stars Nick Nolte as the gravel-voiced, rough-edged San Francisco cop Jack Cates; and Eddie Murphy as streetwise con Reggie Hammond, whose link to an escaped cop-killer inspires Cates to spring him from the pen for a 48-hour manhunt. Naturally, the pair dislikes and mistrusts one another, and their verbal and physical back-and-forth—even as a fraternal bond slowly forms—supplies the brunt of the story’s appeal.

Retail Price: $19.99
Barcode: 720258547200

 Posted:   Jan 10, 2022 - 11:39 PM   
 By:   jb-martin   (Member)

My Review:

 Posted:   Jan 11, 2022 - 12:36 AM   
 By:   Ny   (Member)

The sound is already really good on the 2011 release, but with a new track, and some new alternates, and with how key this score is for me - the 2011 was how I discovered the specialist labels - I am going again.

 Posted:   Jan 11, 2022 - 7:54 AM   
 By:   Mink   (Member)

This is awesome - and the 48 HRS release I was hoping for. I’m glad the Following Luther cue is now separated from the Subway Chase and that the film version of the latter is included as well!
Instant purchase for me together with the sequels score :-)

 Posted:   Jan 11, 2022 - 8:23 AM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

At what timestamp on the 2011 track did "Snippets/Heavy Traffic" end and the actual "Subway Station" cue begin?

 Posted:   Jan 11, 2022 - 10:10 AM   
 By:   MutualRevolver   (Member)

At what timestamp on the 2011 track did "Snippets/Heavy Traffic" end and the actual "Subway Station" cue begin?

Around the 2:47 mark

 Posted:   Jan 11, 2022 - 12:12 PM   
 By:   Jason LeBlanc   (Member)

Thanks, I hear it now. The final note of Heavy Traffic is held all the way to 3:09 or so, but Subway Station comes in overlapping it starting at 2:45

So that explains the 3:10 length of "Snippets/Heavy Traffic" on the new album!

 Posted:   Jan 12, 2022 - 8:56 AM   
 By:   lonzoe1   (Member)

After seeing the track list:

Guess I'll be double dipping on this.

 Posted:   Jan 14, 2022 - 5:43 AM   
 By:   henry   (Member)

My copy shipped yesterday, I thought it wasn't going to ship until the week of the 18th? Thanks so much Intrada!smile

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