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Vampires Suck (Original Motion Picture Score)

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Download links and information about Vampires Suck (Original Motion Picture Score) by Christopher Lennertz. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 24 tracks with total duration of 52:33 minutes.

Artist: Christopher Lennertz
Release date: 2010
Genre: Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 24
Duration: 52:33
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. What Would You Do? 2:02
2. Something Strange 1:21
3. Meet the Sullens 2:26
4. Welcome to Sporks 0:44
5. Chemistry In Class 2:41
6. Attack On the Dock 2:00
7. Edward Saves Becca 2:10
8. Jacob's Crush / Self Defense 1:38
9. Sleepwalking 2:44
10. I'm a Killer 3:44
11. First Kiss 2:27
12. Driving and Chasing 1:29
13. Becca Meets the Family 2:10
14. The Breakup / Killing Jack 5:00
15. Frank Comforts Becca 1:03
16. Becca's Confrontation 1:40
17. Testing Edward 1:23
18. The Pack Arrives 1:17
19. Antoine Torn to Shreds 1:10
20. Becca Is Dead? 4:04
21. Race to Prom 2:01
22. Edward Exposed 3:22
23. Becca Must Become a Vampire 2:20
24. The Final Bite 1:37

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It's hard enough for a score composer tasked with writing music for a genre film to come up with something both original and appropriate to the stylistic confines of the movie formula. But when a composer is brought in to work on a parody of a genre film, asserting any individuality must be even harder. And then there's the question, should the composer just stick to the clichés, or make the music funny, too? Christopher Lennertz seems to have intended to have it both ways in his music for the satire Vampires Suck, a send-up of the Twilight series, saying in a sleeve note that he wanted to take all the typical musical characteristics of a vampire movie "and turn it up to eleven," but also that the music was supposed to "play the straight man against the comedy." As it turns out, this hedge is a good description of what he achieved. It is true that, when he's writing the many climaxes that pepper the score (such as those heard in the cues "Edward Saves Becca" and "The Pack Arrives"), he goes over the top, to the point that the music is too melodramatic to be taken seriously. Similarly, the goth rock of "Meet the Sullens," complete with Amy White providing wordless wailing in the manner of Amy Lee of Evanescence, seems like a joke version of such music as heard in other scores. But much of the time, Lennertz does play the straight man, which means that he writes clichéd music that could just as easily be in one of the Twilight movies as in a parody of them.