Energetic and emotionally driven score
D. J. Jansen | USA | 06/27/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
"John Debney is famous because of his music for 'Cutthroat Island' and 'The Passion Of The Christ'. For the new comedy 'Evan almighty' Debney returns to his 'big orchestra with choir' sound that made him known as a gifted composer. You get a lot of power in this score. 'Ark theme' starts this disc with a tremendous energetic theme with a big ending. The rest of the score is emotionally driven by pianomelodies and outbursts of bombast. 'The Flood' is the highlight of this album. Pounding rythems, great crescendo's, rousing choir, wow! Check this score out if you like them big. John Debney is back, and i'm glad he is!"
Spectacular Score For A Rotten Movie!
Dog Res Q.R. | Reno, NV, usa | 06/10/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This is exactly the kind of score that sound track lovers pray for! If you're a huge fan of John Williams, James Horner, James Newton Howard, Thomas Newman and the new bunch of composers coming in, you'll LOVE this one!
It's much too beautiful and huge for such a poorly written movie full of unfunny cliches and predictable story. This is the first score I have purchased by John Debney and I'll be looking into what else he's done.
The instrumentals are big, lush, loud, inspiring, oh what the heck I'm running out of adjectives. It just gives you GOOSE BUMPS! The opening piece does not waste time getting your attention #3 is just "God's theme" is just plain beautiful, very quiet, but very too the point.
Great stuff all the way to the rousing end titles. I didn't care for the pop music spliced into the movie and the end titles in the movie did have the Gospel piece which I didn't care for. You don't get these on this track."