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The Legend of Korra: Original Music From Book One

Jeremy Zuckerman Audio CD
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

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listen  2. Air Tight 2:54$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. In a Box 1:37$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. An Impossible Crime 2:10$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Being Patient / Beifong's Sacrifice 4:19$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Asami and Mako Dine 1:10$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. On the Lam 1:19$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. Hittin' on All Sixes 2:39$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Good Ol' Days 1:40$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. Before 7:37$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. Fresh Air 1:05$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. Korra Confronts Tarrlok 2:59$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen13. Squeaky Rags 1:43$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen14. Amon 3:02$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen15. Chi Blockers 2:18$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen16. A Peaceful Place 2:03$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen17. Left My Heart in Republic City 2:40$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen18. Firebending Training 1:15$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen19. Wheels 2:47$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen20. Republic City Under Attack 4:02$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen21. Hardboiled...Afraid (Separate Ways) 1:20$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen22. War 2:04$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen23. Asami and Hiroshi / Korra Airbends 4:24$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen24. Greatest Change 5:15$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen25. The Legend of Korra End Credits0:30$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen26. The Legend of Korra Main Title0:28$1.29  Buy MP3 


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Product Details

  • Audio CD (July 16, 2013)
  • Original Release Date: 2013
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Nick Records
  • ASIN: B00D6I7EMU
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,928 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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26 of 28 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Finally a master piece! July 16, 2013
By Shasta
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I must say I have been waiting for years for The Avatar series to come out with a soundtrack. I am still hoping that happens. The Legend of Korra came out with one of the best series soundtracks for a cartoon. I pre-ordered it and it came early. I haven't stopped it yet. This is the most touching and soothing soundtrack I own. I recommend it to any instrumental lover and series fan out there. They didn't skip one track through the whole first book. It's all there.
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
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Avatar: The Last Airbender is a franchise that has, in my opinion, been one of the most overlooked entertainment gems in recent history, loved by fans, but to those outside of the fandom whose only introduction was the poorly adapted live action film, remains off-the-radar.

Perhaps that is why the release of ancillary media surrounding it, like the Legend of Korra Book 1 score, has taken this long to be released. But thankfully, now we have it.

Regardless, the music itself is worthy of any quality, big-budget fantasy epic put to film, let alone something made for television. One could easily be forgiven for mistaking it as a film score, because aside from commercial breaks, that's pretty much how it plays out. The music from the original Airbender show was, despite some cues that reflected the more child-like humor which paired with the narrative tone, always more mature than your standard kids' fare, which is how it garnered fans amongst other age groups as well.

With "Legend of Korra", that maturity is elevated to an even more prominent role. There's less of a reliance on synthesized instrumentation this time around, in what feels like a larger orchestral presence. Again, this is appropriate as the story itself has matured in dealing with darker elements.

This music is a pleasure to listen to with or without the accompanying visuals, and doubtless holds much replay value.

Altogether highly recommended.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars More please July 30, 2013
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A great soundtrack, although I wish the tracks had been arranged in the order from the show, like this:

1. Prologue
2. Firebending Training
3. Fresh Air
4. A Peaceful Place
5. On the Lam
6. The Legend of Korra - Main Title
7. Air Tight
8. Amon
9. Hittin on All Sixes
10. Squeaky Rags
11. Asami and Mako Dine
12. Hardboiled... Afraid (Seperate Ways)
13. Left My Heart in Republic City
14. Chi Blockers
15. Wheels
16. Korra Confronts Tarrlock
17. In a Box
18. An Impossible Crime
19. Republic City Under Attack
20. Being Patient / Beifong's Sacrifice
21. War
22. Before
23. Asami and Hiroshi / Korra Airbends
24. Good Ol' Days
25. Greatest Change
26. The Legend of Korra - End Credits

Also, it would've been nice to have a second disc. Too many of my favourite tracks didn't make the cut.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The one problem is that it's too short! July 16, 2013
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It's a little shorter than I'd hoped for, but it's very, very good! Avatar was a wonderful series that had memorable, incredibly well-done music. Korra brings the team back together and the magic is still there.

The soundtrack is sometimes a little jazzy, perfect for the slightly more modern feel of this sequel series. "Hittin' on All Sixes" is my favorite of these more upbeat numbers. It feels bright and energetic! "Squeaky Rags" is also good, too -- it's very brassy and jaunty.

But there are also plenty of softer songs. "Before" is an especially good example of one of the softer songs -- a little sad and at times, haunting. You can really hear some of the Asian influences in this particular track. It reminds me a bit of music used in traditional Japanese Kabuki theater.

"Amon" and "Chi Blockers" are both especially intense. They sound full of darkness and anger, which of course, makes them work perfectly as the main villainous themes.

Overall, the soundtrack is a fascinating mix of genres, and a definite must-listen for any Avatar or Legend of Korra fan. It really brings you back into the show and reminds you of all the wonderful moments the series had to offer.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It's Here, Finally July 16, 2013
By Lilian
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Ever since Book 1 finished, I had been hoping for it, and I had been waiting for it ever since the creators announced a Legend of Korra soundtrack was going to be released. And now it's here and Zuckerman delivers.

It's pretty much what I expected and a bit more, too. The blend of eastern and western flavored music that first exploded in the animated series is here, and it's what we, the fans wanted. The only complaints I have are similar to others: It's short, and leaves me hungry for more, even though I'm listening to the soundtrack repeatedly. Don't take the "it's too short" complaint too seriously, though. It's a good compilation of the music from Book 1 of Legend of Korra. There's also a track I had expected there, but wasn't (it's unofficially called "The Rally" by fans). It's too bad the soundtrack is just too good, because I don't actually mind that this track isn't there.

Thank you to Zuckerman, the creators of Legend of Korra. And thank you to Nickelodeon for finally listening to the fans. Because many of us actually wanted to buy the soundtrack.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good job!
I love Korra, thank you!
Published 3 days ago by patata118
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid
A poignant, mature approach to the darker and eerily contemporary themes in The Legend of Korra. The album has the traditional East Asian strings heard in The Last Airbender,... Read more
Published 4 days ago by Elijah
5.0 out of 5 stars The perfect piece to accompany an amazing show!
I am a huge fan of expressive movie scores. Avatar and Korra are my favorite television series and the score for Book One fits the mood perfectly. Read more
Published 12 days ago by Rosemary
5.0 out of 5 stars If Jazz Were Invented In China...
Gorgeous. Similar in a lot of ways to Bear McReary's Galactica soundtracks, but with an Asian influence rather than a Celtic one. Even so, significant overlap. Read more
Published 26 days ago by L.D.Bronstein
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic and Unique
The Legend of Korra has got to be one of the most criminally under-watched shows on TV in proportion to its quality, and its music is an important part of what makes it so... Read more
Published 27 days ago by Spencer A. Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Soundtrack!
I hope they continue to release more soundtracks from the Korra series.
Published 1 month ago by TA DA
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing!
I love this soundtrack!
Published 2 months ago by MG25
5.0 out of 5 stars Next Great Installment
Fantastic soundtrack for the first book of The Legend of Korra.
Published 3 months ago by Alaskan Captain
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely.
This soundtrack has all the music you loved from book one including the early 1900s inspired music and the mood evoking battle tunes. Read more
Published 4 months ago by JMBforFree
5.0 out of 5 stars Great OST!
Amazing Soundtrack. Cannot wait until the OST for Book 2 to release which I think will be even better! Great job The Track Team.
Published 4 months ago by Andy
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The tracklist, from The Wall Street Journal:

1. Prologue
2. Air Tight
3. In a Box
4. An Impossible Crime
5. Being Patient / Beifong's Sacrifice
6. Asami and Mako Dine
7. On the Lam
8. Hittin' on All Sixes
9. Good Ol' Days
10. Before
11. Fresh Air
12. Korra Confronts Tarrlok
13. Squeaky Rags
14.... Read More
Jun 13, 2013 by Michael Freezeland |  See all 11 posts
What about The Last Airbender!?!?!
Hi Jared,

Jeremy Zuckerman mentioned that it was really hard to get this album released and that if a lot of people show interest and buy this album it would make it that much easier to get The Avatar: The Last Airbender soundtrack out.
Jun 25, 2013 by Kurt Maxwell |  See all 3 posts
Plan "B" (boycott anyone?)
David, I can understand you feeling strongly about the Avatar: The Last Airbender soundtrack. However, I believe your anger is clouding your thinking. Being "angry and resentful" is not conducive to clear thinking and good decision making. It makes you want to lash out at someone, which... Read More
Jun 28, 2013 by AP |  See all 13 posts
It's official
Where did you hear that?
Jul 15, 2014 by Evan Powell |  See all 2 posts
autorip album artwork "no image available"
I'm having the same problem too. It might be autorip glitching again :-(
Jul 27, 2013 by SKEETER |  See all 4 posts
Make it available outside the USA, please Be the first to reply
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