Michael Giacchino’s “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” theme is very different from the Jurassic themes of the past

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John Williams’ memorable music of “Jurassic Park” is among the most iconic film scores of all-time. The image of the park’s oversized gate opening immediately causes the classic tune to play in your head. The theme for the upcoming “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” is going to be very different from that familiar theme.

Michael Giacchino has composed the score for the upcoming Summer blockbuster. Entertainment Weekly has provided our first look (or should I say listen) at the new theme.

Giacchino, who has created memorable scores for films like “Inside Out,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” and even “Jurassic World,” explained that this theme plays more to the intense nature of this new film.

“I thought this was a great chance to be a little darker and more tense, to go in a direction that felt new, and it didn’t mean that I would abandon the orchestral element, but just texturally how you use melody and chords and eighths and the sort of ugliness that you can get out of an orchestra to create these frightening moods,” Giacchino said to EW. “The main theme is really about the darker world they’re going into, and it’s used in many different ways: in a positive way, a dark way, a humorous way, if you need to. There’s all kind of things you can do with it, but it needs to speak to what the story needs.”

You can here this dark new theme and the rest of Giacchino’s score when “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” roars into theaters June 22.

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