Junior [Original Score]

Junior [Original Score]

by James Newton Howard

CD

Overview

Reuniting with director Ivan Reitman in the wake of their smash collaboration Dave, James Newton Howard runs smack into the law of diminishing returns with the frothy Junior -- employing the previous film's same basic instrumental approach (strings, brass, woodwinds, piano, and harp) as well as a similarly lightweight comedic sensibility, the score feels like little more than a retread. Howard's bubbly melodies can be charming, but there's no denying that the composer is merely going through the motions here -- the music simply lacks the verve that galvanized Dave, although the percolating arrangement of the ingenious "The Lab" comes close.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/29/1994
Label: Varese Sarabande
UPC: 0030206555820
catalogNumber: 5558

Tracks

  1. Is There A Mother
  2. Diana Moves In
  3. Main Titles
  4. Lab
  5. Thunder And Lightning
  6. My Body My Choice
  7. Natural Born Mother
  8. Labor
  9. First Pregnant Man
  10. It's A Girl
  11. Junior
  12. I've Got You Under My Skin
  13. Are You In The Mood

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