|Thor: Ragnarok (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)|
|Film score by|
|Released||October 20, 2017|
|Recorded||Abbey Road Studios|
|Mark Mothersbaugh chronology|
|Marvel Cinematic Universe soundtrack chronology|
Thor: Ragnarok (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the film score to the Marvel Studios film Thor: Ragnarok composed by Mark Mothersbaugh. Hollywood Records released the album digitally on October 20, 2017, with a physical release on November 10, 2017.
A film score is original music written specifically to accompany a film for the actors. The score forms part of the film's soundtrack, which also usually includes pre-existing music, dialogue and sound effects, and comprises a number of orchestral, instrumental, or choral pieces called cues, which are timed to begin and end at specific points during the film in order to enhance the dramatic narrative and the emotional impact of the scene in question. Scores are written by one or more composers, under the guidance of, or in collaboration with, the film's director or producer and are then usually performed by an ensemble of musicians – most often comprising an orchestra or band, instrumental soloists, and choir or vocalists – known as playback singers and recorded by a sound engineer.
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Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2011's Thor and 2013's Thor: The Dark World, and the seventeenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Taika Waititi from a screenplay by Eric Pearson and the writing team of Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost, and stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor alongside Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, and Anthony Hopkins. In Thor: Ragnarok, Thor must escape the alien planet Sakaar in time to save Asgard from Hela and the impending Ragnarök.
By August 2016, Mark Mothersbaugh was hired to score the film.Mothersbaugh was influenced by a video essay from the YouTube channel Every Frame a Painting, which criticized the scores from previous Marvel Cinematic Universe films for their lack of memorability, to make the score for Thor: Ragnarok as distinctive as possible. The score was recorded at Abbey Road Studios. The synthesized score is influenced by the work of Jean-Michel Jarre. Mothersbaugh combined synthesizer keyboards he used from his days with the band Devo with a 100 piece orchestra. Patrick Doyle's themes from Thor and Brian Tyler's themes from Thor: The Dark World and Avengers: Age of Ultron , as well as Joe Harnell's "The Lonely Man" theme from The Incredible Hulk series, are also used in the film. Director Taika Waititi would have asked the band Queen to work on the soundtrack for the film (if their lead singer Freddie Mercury was still alive) because the film is "a cool bold, colorful cosmic adventure" which would have suited the "feel" of the band. Hollywood Records released the film's soundtrack digitally on October 20, 2017, and was released physically on November 10, 2017.
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All music composed by Mark Mothersbaugh.
|2.||"Running Short on Options"||2:46|
|4.||"Weird Things Happen"||1:46|
|5.||"Twilight of the Gods"||6:14|
|6.||"Hela vs. Asgard"||4:30|
|7.||"Where am I?"||1:39|
|10.||"No One Escapes"||3:01|
|12.||"Where’s the Sword?"||4:33|
|14.||"What Heroes Do"||1:37|
|17.||"The Revolution Has Begun"||1:47|
|20.||"Asgard Is a People"||4:20|
|21.||"Where To?" (Includes theme from Thor by Patrick Doyle)||2:22|
|23.||"Grandmaster Jam Session"||3:16|
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