Hans Zimmer is one of Hollywood’s most recognized talents, composing scores for films like “The Lion King,” “Inception,” “Gladiator,” “The Dark Knight,” among many others. Add to that list BBC’s breathtaking “Planet Earth II” score, which you can listen to below.
The album includes the series’ mesmerizing and captivating main theme song, “Planet Earth II Suite,” composed by the Academy Award winner, as well as original music written by Jacob Shea (“Through the Wormhole,” “Sparks”) and Jasha Klebe (“Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom”) for Bleeding Fingers Music. The stellar LP contains 49 tracks that will instantly transport you to another world, helping you reimagine the mind-blowing scenes seen on TV.
For those who have been following the six-part series, the soundtrack also includes the music from the epic battle between the baby iguana and racer snakes. The track, “Razor Snakes vs Iguanas,” is the fifth song on the album and is a really great confidence booster!
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The acclaimed nature show, narrated by David Attenborough, is currently airing in the UK on BBC and will air in the US on January 28 on BBC America.
Zimmer’s upcoming projects include the scores for Theodore Melfi’s drama “Hidden Figures” and the animated film “The Boss Baby.” His music will also be heard on “Hans Zimmer Live on Tour,” and Christopher Nolan’s 2017 war drama, “Dunkirk.”
Silva Screen Records released the album on November 11. Listen to the complete “Planet Earth II” soundtrack below.