I've always been something of a fan of Danny Elfman's scores, and this was no exception. While "9" does not feature the whimsical jingle bells of "The Nightmare Before Christmas" or the haunting choirs of "Edward Scissorhands," it does provide a more exciting, action-filled score that suits the film perfectly.
The only flaws with this soundtrack is that pieces of the score are missing and that the track order does not follow the story. I'd forgive the first, but after getting so attached to my "The Nightmare Before Christmas" and "Corpse Bride" soundtracks, I'd expect this to be in sequential order.
If you are looking to download essentials, buy the tracks "Slaying the Beast," "Winged Beast," "Release," and the ever-haunting "Burial." Of course I also like "Twins" and "The Aftermath," but those four can be enough to cover it.
As for "Welcome Home," it's a very intense, interesting song and probably the reason most people would even consider buying this movie's album, but please check out those tracks by Elfman and Lurie. They are unique and yet familiar, just like this movie.
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Amazon.com: 15 件のカスタマーレビュー
Excellent soundtrack2013年6月21日 - (Amazon.com)
My daughters selected this CD because of their love for this movie. You don't have to watch the movie to appreciate this CD however. The music is powerful and moving. Anyone that considers themself a music lover will appreciate this soundtrack.
Review of CD "9" featuring "Welcome Home" by Coheed and Cambria2009年10月10日 - (Amazon.com)
The CD is the EXCELLENT SCORE for the MOVIE "9"..The BONUS TRACK is a WONDERFUL example of the music and lyrics of Coheed and Cambria-Which is Why I purchased this item.....Coheed and Cambria=Beautiful Music+Great Voices+"Deep" Lyrics......They are TRUE MUSICIANS!!!