Thursday, January 05, 2017

EDDIE VAN HALEN - The Wild Life (1984) Unreleased Movie Score & Extras

EDDIE VAN HALEN - The Wild Life (1984) Unreleased Movie Score & Extras
Requested in "REQUEST & FILL CORNER" section...

In the middle of the furor for his new 'toys' (read synthesizers), EDDIE VAN HALEN agreed to compose and perform the score for the 1984 comedy movie "The Wild Life".
The Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack LP was released including various songs heard in the film (including tracks by Van Stephenson, Charlie Sexton, etc) and the main theme composed and played by EVH titled 'Donut City'.
The rest of the material, of course, remains unreleased.

Fast forward a couple of decades and thanks to modern digital technology, many of the incidental music from the movie can be separated from DVD or Blu-ray.
Almost the complete "The Wild Life" score performed by Eddie Van Halen is featured here, including the much sought after 'End Titles Song' (also known as 'Back To School') with a very good sound.

EDDIE VAN HALEN - The Wild Life (1984) Unreleased Movie Score & Extras - back

As bonus, I've added some of EVH most celebrated songs in its 'isolated track' versions, only the 'guitar tracks' taken from the original tapes.
RARE stuff.

01 - Open Titles
02 - Good Enough
03 - Donut City
04 - Thinking
05 - Fashion Dynasty
06 - Out The Window
07 - All Fired Up
08 - Peeping Tom
09 - Driving
10 - Love Theme
11 - Top Down
12 - End Titles [Back To School]
13 - Jump (Isolated synth & guitar)
14 - Ain't Talkin' Bout Love (Isolated Guitar)
15 - Panama (Guitar Track)
16 - Little Guitars (Isolated Guitar)
17 - Hang Em' High (Isolated Guitar)
18 - Atomic Punk (Isolated Guitar)

Written & Produced by Donn Landee and Edward Van Halen
All instruments performed by Edward Van Halen

EDDIE VAN HALEN The Wild Life (1984) Unreleased Score


Michael Henderson said...

Thank you! Really excited to hear it!

T.P said...

I totally agree and share your excitement with you, Michael Henderson! This wonderful miracle bag full of not that widely spreaded content plus charming extra goodies which Camelblue has conjured up here definitely belongs to something wondrously that die-hard (Eddie) Van Halen enthusiasts dream about in their wildest nights. So I thank you for your request, Mr. Henderson, because otherwise I wouldn't have known what I had missed with this special bonbon for sure. Just imagine the powerful evergreen Jump as it vibrantly stimulates my inner ear whilst letting me jump for joy at the same time, and you'll get the idea of how I'm feeling right now about this fine feature!

Bye for now,

Camelblue said...

An extra track plus a better version of "End Titles [Back To School]" avaialble here;
EVH - The Wild Life Unreleased Movie Score (2 Additional songs) @320

Thanks Rudio!

Michael Henderson said...

Awesome! Thank you Rudio! The "Ripley" track is outstanding! The cleaned-up "End Titles [Back To School]" also!

joeperry said...

So the upper two tracks are basically working demos for Panama and Jump :) Now it's clear for me why this OST wasn't released. BTW thank you!

Vince Garcia said...

That's fantastic, dude!
EVH is the greatest guitar player in the world on my opinion.
Thanks for sharing!


Anonymous said...

Hi camel i dont know if this is the place to request this but Could you rip the songs from Twice upon a time 1983? here's my favorite but it has sound effects as far as i know it was released in dvd and the music is awesome but if you are not interested i will understand.

Anonymous said...

the link is turned down,can you reup please,thanks

Conner said...

Please reup! Would love to hear this...