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You and me both!


Apr 25 2013, 8:06am

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I'm not sure about everyone else but I actually loved the songs they portrayed in the Hobbit from the chip the glasses, Misty mountain cold, to the Goblin Kings singing of goblin town. I think each was played perfectly in the film. [..] I realize the elves are not the tra la lally elves from the book, but it would be nice to see a few more songs from the book placed in the appropriate places in the films. What does everyone else think?

I found the songs to be the most Tolkienesque thing about the movie, so the more songs from the Hobbit and LotR books are included in DoS and TaBA, the better. I loved the three that you mentioned.

"A journalist once asked me what I would like my epitaph to be and I said I think I would like it to be 'He did very little harm'. And that's not easy. Most people seem to me to do a great deal of harm. If I could be remembered as having done very little, that would suit me." ~ Paul Eddington

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Songs in the Hobbit Sinister71 Send a private message to Sinister71 Apr 17 2013, 10:18pm
    Agree about those songs – they were great Glorfindela Send a private message to Glorfindela Apr 17 2013, 10:26pm
    We are on the same page here! Old Toby Send a private message to Old Toby Apr 17 2013, 10:32pm
    Sinister likes something about The Hobbit.... GiantMushroomBear Send a private message to GiantMushroomBear Apr 18 2013, 12:52am
        Never said there weren't things about the film I did not like Sinister71 Send a private message to Sinister71 Apr 18 2013, 1:11am
    Loved the songs Ziggy Stardust Send a private message to Ziggy Stardust Apr 18 2013, 12:54am
    I love the music too Kirly Send a private message to Kirly Apr 18 2013, 1:50am
    Gives me chills every time Syzygy Send a private message to Syzygy Apr 18 2013, 2:13am
        I LOVED all of the songs in AUJ ltnjmy Send a private message to ltnjmy Apr 18 2013, 2:11pm
            All the movies have great songs. Smeagol Bagginsess Send a private message to Smeagol Bagginsess Apr 19 2013, 5:42am
    Tom noddy Thorins_apprentice Send a private message to Thorins_apprentice Apr 18 2013, 5:28am
    Agreed - the music was perfection (at least on the soundtrack!) Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Apr 18 2013, 6:23am
    I agree with you about the songs... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Apr 18 2013, 7:48am
    The Mountain-King's Return Bellerock Send a private message to Bellerock Apr 18 2013, 8:27am
        More songs? ShireHorse Send a private message to ShireHorse Apr 18 2013, 9:47am
    Can't wait for more! Luinnár Send a private message to Luinnár Apr 18 2013, 12:06pm
    They were all great Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Apr 19 2013, 6:03pm
        JRRT was never given enough Credit for his Songs?... Bombadil Send a private message to Bombadil Apr 19 2013, 7:12pm
    They were all great. flameofudun Send a private message to flameofudun Apr 21 2013, 3:04am
    You and me both! dik-dik Send a private message to dik-dik Apr 25 2013, 8:06am


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