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ALEXANDER (OST)

Vangelis

 

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2.71 | 54 ratings

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ZowieZiggy
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2 stars If you have read some prior of my reviews from this good artist, you have noticed that his production since the nineties couldn't thrilled me a lot.

I would lie to tell you anything different with this soundtrack. I quite liked the movie (because I am highly interested in history) but when I was listening to the music without the support of the images, I have to recognize that there are little to be impressed during this "Alexander".

Some tribal sounds with "The Drums Of Gaugamela", some very sweet moments during "One Morning At Pella".

The theme of the movie is of course represented in the music, and there are several tracks that do hold some Oriental feel ("Roxane's Dance", "Eastern Path" and a couple more). But to be honest, this is not adding a lot of interest to this album.

This work is a long and dull experience as far as I am concerned. No track features an enjoyable melody, there are no powerful moments, no interesting track as such. As I have said previously, you should just watch the movie to put the music into its context, but no more.

Two stars.

ZowieZiggy | 2/5 |

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