Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch

Blade Runner 2049 OST

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Living up to the 35 year legacy of the greatest soundtrack ever written was always going to be a tall order, and director Denis Villeneuve replaced longterm collaborator and electronic genius Jóhann Jóhannsson (check out the sound design in Arrival!) with box office duo Hans Zimmer & Benjamin Wallfisch in the hopes of harnessing the heart of Vangelis’s masterpiece. A perfect marriage of melody and sound design, Zimmer & Wallfisch succeeded in creating a score which echoed the plaintive synth tones and dystopian sonics of the original, while utilising every bit of contemporary sound science to soundtrack the action with wall shaking bass and frequencies you feel rather than hear. A worthy successor to Vangelis' legendary original.


Barry says: A superbly dystopian marriage of pulsing drone and brooding synths, slowly forming into a visceral maelstrom of atmospheric pressure. Beautifully realised, and every bit as important as Vangelis' seminal outing.


A1. 2049
A2. Sapper's Tree
A3. Flight To LAPD
A4. Rain
A5. Wallace
A6. Memory
A7. Mesa
B1. Orphanage
B2. Furnace
B3. Someone Lived This
B4. Joi
B5. Pilot
B6. Hijack
C1. That's Why We Believe
C2. Her Eyes Were Green
C3. Sea Wall
B1. All The Best Memories Are Hers
B2. Tears In The Rain
B3. Blade Runner
B4. Lauren Daigle - Almost Human

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