I’ve been looking forward to this soundtrack for a while now. I just watched an interesting interview with Zimmer and Junkie XL about their approaches to the soundtrack. It is a fascinating interview largely because of the little insights into how some composers approach their work:
WaterTower Music has published some of the tracks from the soundtrack online. I created a quick Batman v Superman playlist for you so you can listen to the tracks:
If you remember the Man of Steel soundtrack, you’ll definitely pick up on some of the themes from that album in the Batman v Superman soundtrack. Here is the preview of the Man of Steel soundtrack that was published about 2 years ago:
I’m really excited about the movie and to hearing these tracks in context in the action. As much as I love the movies, the soundtracks are often even more exciting to me (especially when the soundtracks are really good in themselves) because I listen to them for years afterwards.
I’ve been listening to the Batman v Superman soundtrack on and off over the last few days and it’s growing on me. The different themes to each of the major characters make for a bit of a jarring listen because they don’t all flow into each other but I’m enjoying it nevertheless.
WaterTower Music has a couple different format options if you want the album (including a 3 LP deluxe vinyl version for you comics hipsters) on its site.