In the interests of internet honesty, can we in the future refrain from attaching the word “soundtrack” to collections of badly-done power chord glam rock that are “inspired by” the movie? When I saw the Transformers movie last night, I absolutely loved the haunting, majestic score by Steve Jablonsky. I wanted to BUY the haunting, majestic score by Steve Jablonsky.
Instead I got this. This is not a good soundtrack album. It’s not even good MUSIC, and it certainly isn’t the music that played in the theater last evening.
As another reviewer pointed out, where’s the music from the actual movie? This is yet another in a long line of annoying “inspired by” albums. Here’s a clue for the producers: people want to buy the music FROM the movie because we already HEARD it and LIKED it. It’s rather stupid of you to present to us a medley of music “similar to” or “inspired by” when we have actively searched for the specific music.
Let’s see, annoying movies that have done this:
Mortal Kombat (until the fans squealed and the full score was released two years after the fact.)
Romeo Must Die
And now this, the best movie so far of 2007. Certainly the best soundtrack I’ve experienced in the theater this year– and of course I can’t experience it anywhere else because some complete IDIOT decided not to include it on the “official” soundtrack album.
Way to screw it up, guys! One star is a gift. (Next time, if you can’t put the score on the disk, at least find some decent MUSIC.)