Famed composer Hans Zimmer needs the help of all of us to complete the score for Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated final installment of his Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. Those of you that have seen the first teaser trailer might recall the chanting heard at the end of the clip. This means that everybody can be part of the score, by recording their voice and following the instructions on his website UJAM.com. This movement has been ongoing for a few weeks now, but it appears that Zimmer needs "louder, and more aggressive chants" as revealed to MTV.
“Chris [Nolan] and I came up with the idea of the chant a long time ago. I had this great idea, or maybe Chris and I did, of hundreds of thousands of people chanting. Well, as soon as you say the words hundreds of thousands of people, there goes the privacy, because you have to let people know what you’re doing.”
Zimmer said the original chant that was used for the big Bane reveal was made with just a few of his closest friends, so he has very high hopes for what has been sent in from fans already. “It’s nice to have the whole world join in on a chant. My only problem is that they’re so well-behaved on the chanting right now,” he said. “If anybody goes onto UJAM right now, I need a little bit more. If you want to be heard, get a little louder, get a little more aggressive,” he encouraged.
“It’s not necessarily his through-line; it will be an aspect of it,” Zimmer said. “Right now we’re all focusing on the chant because that’s all you guys are hearing. It’s a very small part of the score, but I think there is something wonderful about finding a way of having the people who really care for this movie be participants in this movie.”
Since we at Hypetrak are big fans of the Batman legacy and Hans Zimmer himself, we thought to ask you to participate. Hence, record your voice/chant here.