Music, Soundtracks, Mood etc. Which songs make you feel epic?

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I saw there was another thread a bit down, but i wasn't to impede on someone elses thread when my question is a bit different.

Basically we all have some favourite song from movies, games etc. I've been looking around for music that makes you feel just a tiny bit epic inside, especially since my 3.5 ed campaign is coming to it's conclusion. Level 24 i might add :P. And i want to end it of with a bit of music.

I've used music in my sessions before and found it inspirational and epic. Anyways, what is your favourite tracks for certain situations etc? If you mention a soundtrack in it's entirety please do tell which tracks you like for certain scenes etc.

Some of my favourites

Buffy The Vampire Slayer OST - The Final Fight : Typical battle music really, with a really epic tune to it, it's easily the best song on that OST, perhaps one of the only good infact, but wow this is a GRAND epic fighting tune.

X Men Origins Soundtrack - Logan Through Time : Epic Chase Music, it's from the start of X Men Origins, and man does it make a chase epic ;D.

Gears of War Soundtrack - Jacinto Prison : More of a sneaking around track, especially around some sort of a military compound of sorts. Prisons, Military offices, before assasinating someone important i suppose.

So once again, tell us of your favourite soundtracks, and perhaps some of the tracks you find inspirational.
Steve Jablonsky - the soundtracks to Transformers and Transformers 2.  They're the one shining jewel that Michael Bay couldn't ruin for me.  My game would not be the same without these songs.  Here are some of my favorite tracks:

TF - Arrival to Earth, Autobots, Bumblebee, You're a Soldier Now
TF2 - Forest Battle, The Shard, Nest

I also use asst. other epic music.  Final Fight from BVS is one of my favorites, as is a track called Ghost Love Score by Nightwish.
Got to Agree that the Transformers Soundtracks where incredible. When Arrival to Earth came on in the movie i was like. Wow this movie is awesome. Then i came back to reality and understood. The Music is epic, the movies just fine :P.

Found an epic track this day actually in an anime called Sword of the Stranger (good anime to, one to watch indeed). Song is called::: Ihojin No Yaiba 

It's a battle theme in the movie, and i'd say it's a good theme for a battle as long as it's an important one where an important NPC dies or such.
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Ona  side note and ontopic- I tend to place theme songs, more than overall theme. Music setting if I do one is somethign like apocalyptica - instrumental only. Battle for Honor and Humanity form Kill Bill is a good one too.
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Most of the Dr Who 06/07 Soundtrack. Especially Doomsday.

We used tracks from Immediate Music and Two Steps from Hell for our campaign:

Immediate Music:

Epicon

Def Con

Liberty Shield

Two Steps from Hell:

Nemesis

Armada

Sons of War


Just a view samples, for Tavern settings, we use melodic songs from bands like Blind Guardian or celtic music Smile

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I also do the video game music since most of my players are heavily into them so the songs are easily recognizable.  To that end I prefer using songs from OCRemix, they're like 100x better than the originals since the artists are extremely skilled.

Some of my favorites include:

Of Sea and Fire, a Xenogears remix by Ziwtra - one of the best pirate/drunken bar music
Death on the Snowfield, a FF6 remix by AmIEviL - awesome sad event/ominous tale song
Yggdrasil Speaks to ME, a Valkyrie Profile remix by Meteo Xavier - background music to whenever I'm using an NPC to narrate a story about the past etc.
Aqueous Transgression, a Chrono Trigger remix by Audix - epic dungeon music

I could go on forever, but those are some of my absolute favorites.  You can pretty much pick up any "boss" theme you could want too, and I usually try to tailor the song to the encounter in question.

Lately I've been using the Halo 3: ODST soundtrack for generic battle music (the soundtrack itself is absolutely phenomenal).  Especially Neon Night which I use for world travelling music to instill feelings of loneliness but peace at the same time.


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