Daft Punk: Tron Legacy
|Daft Punk - Tron Legacy|
The Telegraph: But underneath the conventional, foreboding codas, there beats the identifiably mentronomically futuristic sound of the duo. Particularly on the aptly titled The Game has Changed, menacingly industrial snares and hisses flare up against a nervously sawing string section in the perfect aural approximation of a struggle between human and computer life.
NME: The results, of course, sound exactly like you'd imagine Daft Punk going classical would do (which is no guarantee that what you expect is actually going to work). The brilliance here is how seamlessly they weave the dynamics of the dancefloor in with the blueprint theatrics of a soundtrack.
Paste Magazine: Fortunately Tron:Legacy is, amazingly, the duo's best work in years, going all the way back to their acclaimed 2001 breakthrough, Discovery. There's not much point in differentiating the tracks since all 22 pieces flow almost seamlessly with the same textural template: orchestral arrangements (heavy on the woodwinds) augmented with their trademark, gloriously recorded sequenced synthesizers.
Spin: Although the Daftest and most frantic interlude, "Derezzed," is nearly its shortest, the entire work sustains an uninterrupted sense of gloom and paranoia that makes this Disney's darkest achievement since the shooting of Bambi's mom.
Tron Legacy is out now via Walt Disney Records.