Category: Album Reviews

SLEEPERS (1996) – Album Review

TRACK LISTING & SOUND CLIPS Review by ‘Mahler 3’ Sleepers is a fantastic score on many different levels. Williams captures the organic feel of Brooklyn using the electronic bass and percussion with piano exceptionally well. The computerised voice effects are…

HOOK (1991) – Original Album Review

TRACK LISTING & SOUND CLIPS Review by Frank Lehman I got my first dosage of this score when I bought the Williams o­n Williams Spielberg Collaboration #2. And I was perfectly satisfied with the five awesome Concert Versions of some…

JAWS (1975) – Album Review (Re-recording)

TRACK LISTING & SOUND CLIPS Review by Nicolai P. Zwar Yesterday I came home with a couple of new CDs, among them Joel McNeely’s recording of John Williams score for Jaws. After one listening I have to say I am very…

NIXON (1995) – Album Reviews

TRACK LISTING Review by Frank Lehman Ah, Richard Millhouse Nixon, we hardly knew ye. That is, until we listen to the movie soundtrack bearing your name. If anything, the score to is an elaborate character portrait, in fact, the biggest…

MINORITY REPORT (2002) – Album Analysis & Reviews

TRACK LISTING REVIEW #1 (Includes Themes/Motifs Description and Track-by-Track Analysis) By Andrew Wick (There’s a mild spoiler warning. I don’t give away anything too big. There’s slight descriptions of a few scenes, but nothing drastic. It’s like saying “After the big…

JURASSIC PARK (1993) – Album Review

TRACK LISTING & SOUND CLIPS Review by Frank Lehman It’s tough making a score for the greatest motion picture blockbuster of all time, and the movie would certainly not be the same without John Williams score. Who can forget the…

AMERICAN JOURNEY (2002) – Album Review

TRACK LISTING & SOUND CLIPS Review by Maurizio Caschetto Last thursday I finally received my copy of American Journey. Here’s my two cents about this wonderful new Williams CD: Call of the Champions is a very good, beautiful composition. I liked the…

A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (2001) – Album Reviews

TRACK LISTING & SOUND CLIPS REVIEW #1 By Andrew Wick John Williams’ first score of the century (according to mathematicians) has arrived. I have eagerly anticipated this arrival since I first heard John Williams was attached. My wait has paid…