Top Ten Star Wars Tracks

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  1. General Kenobi Administrator Emeritus

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    In the spirit of Top Ten tracks, post AOTC...

    Yeah, there's still probably a bit of ROTS influence, but we've had time to digest the new soundtrack.

    1. Throne Room/End Title
    2. The Emperor Arrives/The Death Of Yoda/Obi-Wan's Revelation
    3. The Battle Of Endor II
    4. Duel Of The Fates
    5. The Rebel Fleet/End Title
    6. A New Hope And End Credits (I feel like I'm cheating using this for "Battle Of The Heroes".)
    7. The Battle Of Hoth
    8. Confrontation With Count Dooku And Finale
    9. The Hologram/Binary Sunset
    10. The Battle Of Yavin

    Very close:
    Anakin's Betrayal
    Shuttle Tydirium Approaches Endor
    Yoda And The Force
    Leia's News/Light Of The Force
    Anakin's Dark Deeds
    Anakin Vs. Obi-Wan
    The Immolation Scene

    I know that the longer tracks with multiple cues joined together probably have an advantage here, and there are editing issues. Would it be too difficult to have a "Top Ten Cues" thread (that would avoid counting the end titles and certain edits)?

  2. Indiana_Fett Jedi Master

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    Nah. Might be easier, actually.
  3. ST-TPM-ASF-TNE Moderator Emeritus

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    1. Battle of the Heroes
    2. Anakin Vs. Obi-Wan
    3. Duel of the Fates
    4. The Birth of the Twins and Padme's Destiny
    5. The Asteroid Field
    6. The Imperial March
    7. Across the Stars
    8. Anakin's Betrayal
    9. Star Wars and the Revenge of the Sith
    10. A New Hope and End Credits

    The Revenge of the Sith soundtrack is number one, as clearly evident ;)
  4. TheBoogieMan Manager Emeritus

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    In no particular order:

    The Imperial March
    Duel of the Fates
    Anakin's Betrayal
    Princess Leia's Theme
    The Asteroid Theme
    Han Solo and the Princess
    Yoda's Theme
    Imperial Attack
    Battle Of Endor II
    The Battle of Yavin
  5. bright sith Jedi Grand Master

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    Several ROTS tracks almost break into this list, but only Anakin's Dark Deeds makes it. That bumps off one ESB track, and I fudged around with the ranking for Rescue From Cloud City.

    1) The Rebel Fleet/End Title (V)
    2) The Clash of Lightsabers (V)
    3) The Battle of Endor II (VI)
    4) The Battle of Yavin (IV)
    5) Confrontation with Count Dooku and Finale (II)
    6) The Throne Room/End Title (IV)
    7) Anakin's Dark Deeds (III)
    8) The Tide Turns/Death of Darth Maul (I)
    9) Love Pledge and the Arena (II)
    10) Rescue from Cloud City/Hyperspace (V)
  6. han_solo_321 Jedi Master

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    1. Anakin Vs Obi Wan - Best Song Ever
    2. Across the Stars - Best Love Theme Ever
    3. Battle of the Heroes - 2nd best Star Wars theme (Next to ATS)
    4. Duel of the Fates - It is so cool!
    5. Anakin's Betrayal - Such a sad a powerful song.
    6. ROTJ Victory Celebration - Such a happy great song.
    7. Augie's great municipal Band and End Credits - Very good song to end a movie with.
    8. The Throne Room - Its star wars.
    9. Confrontation With Count Dooku-Finale - I love the use of the imperial march and AST.
    10. The Battle of Endor II - I love the finale scene with Vader and Palpatine music.
  7. Darth-Lutgerous Force Ghost

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    I am glad someone mentioned Clash of Lightsabers. It's a great track.
  8. Cerrabore Jedi Master

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    1. Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner (Star Wars)
    2. The Battle of Hoth (The Empire Strikes Back)
    3. Carbon Freeze/Darth Vader's Trap/Departure of Boba Fett (The Empire Strikes Back)
    4. Rescue from Cloud City/Hyperspace (The Empire Strikes Back)
    5. Ben's Death/TIE Fighter Attack (Star Wars)
    6. The Battle of Yavin (Star Wars)
    7. Throne Room/End Title (Star Wars)
    8. The Parade/End Title (The Phantom Menace)
    9. Battle of Endor II (Return of the Jedi)
    10. Battle of the Heroes (Revenge of the Sith)
  9. --Darth_Ganondorf-- Jedi Master

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    I honestly can't do that. At least not without me changing my mind in a day or two, so I'll just plop down three(!) cues from each movie in no preferential order (excluding concert suites)...

    ANH
    Tales of a Jedi Knight / Learn About The Force
    Cantina Band
    The Millenium Falcon / Imperial Cruiser Pursuit

    TESB
    Aboard the Executor
    The Battle of Hoth
    Imperial Starfleet Deployed / City in the Clouds

    ROTJ
    Main Title / Approaching the Death Star / Tatooine Rendevous
    Shuttle Tydirium Approaches Endor
    The Battle of Endor II

    TPM
    The Racer Roars to Life / Anakin's Midi-Chlorian Count
    Anakin is Free
    The Tide Turns / The Death of Darth Maul

    AOTC
    Confrontation With Count Dooku and Finale
    Jango's Escape
    Zam the Assassin and The Chase Through Coruscant

    ROTS
    Anakin's Dark Deeds
    Anakin vs. Obi-Wan
    Anakin's Betrayal

  10. war_monger Jedi Grand Master

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    1. Battle of Endor II (RotJ)
    2. Anakin's Dark Deeds (RotS)
    3. The Rebel Fleet/End Title (ESB)
    4. Carbon Freeze/Darth Vader's Trap/Departure of Boba Fett (ESB)
    5. Confrontation with Count Dooku and Finale (AotC)
    6. Leia's News/Light of the Force (RotJ)
    7. A New Hope and End Credits (RotS)
    8. Love Pledge and The Arena (AotC)
    9. Duel of the Fates (TPM)
    10. Anakin vs. Obi-Wan (RotS)
  11. Master_Jedi_Link Jedi Padawan

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    1.A New Hope and End Credits
    2.Battle of the Heroes
    3.Across the Stars
    4.Anakin's Dark Deeds
    5.Duel of Fates
    6. The Imperial March
    7.Anakin VS Obi Wan
    8.Clash of Ligthsabers
    9.Anakin's dream
    10.Anakin's Betrayal
  12. Obi_Frans Jedi Master

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    1. The Rebel Fleet/End Title (Empire Strikes Back)
    2. Rescue from Cloud City/Hyperspace (Empire Strikes Back)
    3. Anakin's betrayal (Revenge of the Sith)
    4. The Battle of Endor II (Return of the Jedi)
    5. Across the Stars (Attack of the Clones)
    6. Duel of the Fates (The Phantom Menace)
    7. Confrontation with Count Dooku and Finale (Attack of the Clones)
    8. Battle of the Heroes (Revenge of the Sith)
    9. ROTJ Victory celebration (Return of the Jedi)
    10. Birth of the Twins and Padme's destiny (Revenge of the Sith)

    - O_F
  13. DurronFan Force Ghost

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    These are not in any particular order:

    1. Yoda's theme
    2. Across the Stars
    3. Battle of the Heroes
    4. Duel of the Fates
    5. Leia's theme
    6. Anakin's betrayal
    7. Birth of the Twins
    8. Imperial March
    9. Throne Room
    10. Battle of Endor II
  14. poker Jedi Knight

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    I can't believe no one listed THE FORCE THEME !?!

    Its everywhere in the saga. And the best. ;)
  15. Indiana_Fett Jedi Master

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    There's a track called 'The Force Theme'?:p

    (In no order)

    1. Grievous Speaks to Lord Sidious (III)
    2. Star Wars and The Revenge of the Sith (III)
    3. The Battle of Yavin (IV)
    4. Lando's Palace (V)
    5. The Battle of Endor I (VI)
    6. The Emperor Arrives (IV)
    7. Confrontation with Count Dooku (II)
    8. The Republic Pilots Take off Into Space (I)
    9. General Grievous (III)
    10. Imperial Attack (IV)
  16. General Kenobi Administrator Emeritus

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    This is a list of tracks, not themes. The Force Theme does not exist as a self-titled track. Tracks like "Throne Room", "Binary Sunset", and "Light Of The Force" use the Force Theme as their main theme.
  17. poker Jedi Knight

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    I'm sorry. I feel really stupid right now lol

    Could someone could explain me how I downloaded a track named the_force_theme.mp3

    Someone renamed it!?!?
  18. Indiana_Fett Jedi Master

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    I'm not sure. It might just be Binary Sunset. Can you describe what it sounds like?
  19. poker Jedi Knight

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    It starts really soft and slow. Total time is 3:20

    At about 1:06 it sounds like the song at the very end of ESB, but cut.

    at about 2:12 it does sound like the scene in ANH (binary sunset)

    At 2:30 the music is just like in ROTJ when Luke burns Vader suit on Endor.

    ??
  20. Indiana_Fett Jedi Master

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    I think that's Leia's News/Light of the Force.
  21. casbairosai Jedi Knight

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    1 duel of the fates
    2 battle of the heroes
    3 throne room celebration (end of eppy 4)
    4 imperial march
    5 across the stars (love theme for eppy2)
    6 cantina song thing
    7 main theme
    8 geonosian arena song (when the battle begins)
    9 luke vs vader song in eppy 6
    10 special edition song in eppy 6 at the very end the celebration of victory
  22. wcleere Force Ghost

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    1. Imperial March
    2. Main Title Theme (PT version)
    3. Yoda's Theme
    4. Duel of the Fates
    5. Anakin's Theme
    6. Han and Leia's Theme
    7. Battle of the Heroes
    8. Binary Sunset
    9. End Titles from ANH
    10. Across the Stars
  23. skyy38 Jedi Youngling

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    A few examples of less-heralded but ingenious writing from ANH

    1.The Dune Sea of Tatooine
    2.Imperial Cruiser Pursuit
    3.The Tractor Beam
    4.Tie Fighter Attack
    5.The Battle of Yavin-"Launch From The Fourth Moon"

    (As per 1997 Special Edition Release)
  24. poker Jedi Knight

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    1) Cantina band
    2) Cantina band #2

    ;)
  25. Xile Jedi Padawan

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    1)A New hope and end credits(III)-The binary sunset is incredible in this piece, as is the ending fanfare.
    2)The Imperial March(V)-Dum, dum, dadadum dum dadadadadadum... Enough said!
    3)Finale(V)-WOW! all my favourite themes rolled into one!
    4)The Droid invasion and the appearance of darth maul(I)-This'll make your hairs stand on end...
    5)Qui-gons noble end(I)-Good stuff.
    6)Duel of the Fates(I)-Choral music at its best
    7)Confrentation with count dooku and Finale(II)-Sets the scene PERFECTLY for ep III.
    8)Yodas theme(V)- awesome music
    9)Battle of the Heroes(III)-nearly better than DotF.
    10)Throne room/end credits(IV)-This is ben's theme at its second best lol!

    Note: I do not own the ep VI soundtrack so I didn't include them. =(
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