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LISTEN: Godzilla's original theme song returns in King of the Monsters!

LISTEN: Godzilla's original theme song returns in King of the Monsters!

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Warner Brothers have just released the phenomenal track from the Godzilla: King of the Monsters score by Bear McCreary! Titled Old Rivals, McCreary has brought a modernized fresh twist to the iconic Gojira theme song. Listening to it will give you chills as your hype builds even more for King of the Monsters' release next month! Enjoy:

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This article was written By Chris and published on 2019-04-25 10:05:38

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14 Fan responses to LISTEN: Godzilla's original theme song returns in King of the Monsters!

Gmkgoji

RodanMember1789 XPApr-25-2019 10:11 AM

Oh dang

G. H. (Gman)

GiganAdmin4565 XPApr-25-2019 10:12 AM

Magnificent. I hope to hear it many more times throughout the score.

The OG Goji

Mothra LarvaeMember56 XPApr-25-2019 10:28 AM

But where's the OG theme?

I WANTS IT!!!

KingKaijuGojira

TitanosaurusMember924 XPApr-25-2019 10:33 AM

I had no doubt that the Music Composer for God of War 4 would do the soundtrack justice but this blew me away. 

TheGMan123

TitanosaurusMember729 XPApr-25-2019 10:43 AM

And this is but a taste of what's to come!

ZillaDude345

BaragonMember390 XPApr-25-2019 11:34 AM

Omg

El Wendigo

Mothra LarvaeMember22 XPApr-25-2019 2:24 PM

I had my doubts about what McCreary could do, after all I loved the work of Alexandre Desplat in the first one. But this, got me goosebumps!

G. H. (Gman)

GiganAdmin4565 XPApr-25-2019 10:22 PM

The OG Goji,
It's 39 seconds into the track. Kinda hard to miss.

Godzillatheking123

BaragonMember307 XPApr-25-2019 10:46 PM

A Godzilla film never feels entirely complete without the Akira Ifukube's score. 

Godzillatheking123

BaragonMember307 XPApr-25-2019 11:09 PM

Also, there seem to be almost like Buddhist monk chanting in there? What does that say about the plot? Linking it to the "temple" of Godzilla?

MDK 2 (MinecraftDinoKaiju)

BaragonMember375 XPApr-26-2019 10:13 AM

G. H. (Gman) I think he meant something like what Shin Godzilla did to the original theme. And honestly, I feel the same way as he does.

G. H. (Gman)

GiganAdmin4565 XPApr-26-2019 11:14 AM

You mean simply using stock music? Toho's done that for years, even in the Heisei movies Ifukube didn't score. Why wouldn't we want NEW renditions of his theme?

G. H. (Gman)

GiganAdmin4565 XPApr-26-2019 11:22 AM

Godzillatheking123,
The chanting is coming from taiko drummers--An ancient form of Japanese percussion using massive drums. They're very performance based. McCreary decided to use them to keep the Japanese feel of the music. Here's an example of them doing some light chanting with their drumming (though not nearly as chant oriented as the Godzilla soundtrack):
Taiko Drum Performance

Godzillatheking123

BaragonMember307 XPApr-26-2019 7:59 PM

G. H. (Gman): Thanks for the info. Always appreciated if the composer make references to the culture that created Godzilla.

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