There is nothing quiet like an Alien movie to get the heart pounding, and Alien: Resurrection is (in this respect at least) not different from the movies it follows. Some big names have scored the music for these SciFi horror flicks: Goldsmith, Horner and Goldenthal. Frizzell joins this august company with the most visually stunning of all four Alien movies.
The score is everything you could hope it would be: dark, brooding and laced with tension. Great for science fiction adventures that need a bit of kick in them, even better for late night roleplaying sessions. There is a wide musical canvas to choose from: brooding, dark, mysterious, tense and heart pounding to name a few. There is the whole smattering of human emotion here.
My favourite track would have to be the opening titles, which typify the movie as a whole. All in all, a great science fiction score which is a must have for roleplaying.
Overall, a good score but short and loud.
Track Listing and Notes
- Main Tile (2:08) - dark opening
- Post-Op (1:21) - something in the dark
- Docking the Betty (1:18) - arrival
- Priva son d'ogni conforto (5:28)
- Face Huggers (2:11) - danger
- Call Finds Ripley (3:02) - soft ~ resolution
- The Aliens Escape (4:13) - fight
- Ripley Meets Her Clones (2:21) - darkness
- What's Inside Purvis? (2:29) - danger
- They Swim . . . (6:28) - fight
- The Chapel (2:35) - escape
- The Abduction (3:33) - tension ~ revelation
- The Battle with the Newborn (6:03) - battle
- Ripley's Theme (2:14) - dark closing
Total Running Time: 45:30