Review: With Independence Day: Resurgence due to hit UK cinema in the next week or two. It seems appropriate and very timely for me to be listening to the films soundtrack.
Composed by the team of Thomas Wonder and Harold Kloser. The music very much speaks for itself and does a decent job of reprising elements from the original and adding to it.
The soundtrack does not waste time in getting to the dramatic cues of the film. The first piece of music you’ll hear is ‘Travelling Through Space’, which does well with its instrumental palette to convey a sense of exploration and wonder.
Then we have ‘Great Speech’, which harks back to classic films keynote speech when the president addresses the troops. This particular piece of music recurs throughout perhaps the first 10 pieces of music or so. It did get a bit overused in my opinion.
For me the best piece of music on the soundtrack is ‘Its Getting Real’. This bit of music does a great job of conveying the drama and danger faced by the films characters. It will also have you humming or whistling along.
Everything comes to an end with a reprise of the ID4 soundtrack and then we get two songs. ‘Electric U · Kid Bloom’ and Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) Annie Trousseau.
Although nothing out of the ordinary as soundtracks go. The ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ soundtrack hits all the right notes at the correct time and leaves you feeling satisfied.
‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ soundtrack is out now digitally through Sony Classical and will get a CD release on July 1.
If you are a fan of the film series. Then I would recommend this as a good way to be able to enjoy the movie long after seeing it at the pictures. For those like myself who own a lot of different soundtracks. I’d say its worth having.
You can purchase your copy of the Sountrack by clicking here.