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Wisdom (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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Download links and information about Wisdom (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Danny Elfman. This album was released in 1988 and it belongs to Traditional Pop Music, Theatre/Soundtrack genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 42:26 minutes.

Artist: Danny Elfman
Release date: 1988
Genre: Traditional Pop Music, Theatre/Soundtrack
Tracks: 16
Duration: 42:26
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Change of Life 6:01
2. The Mirror 1:52
3. The Passion of Wisdom 2:24
4. Job Search 1:32
5. The Big Heist 3:18
6. Karen Decides 2:06
7. Close Call In Albuquerque 4:24
8. The Face Off 1:32
9. Trouble 1:29
10. The Shootout 2:25
11. Wisdom Phone Home 2:38
12. Heist (Part Two) 2:22
13. Karen Bites the Bullet 1:43
14. In the Desert 1:31
15. Finale 3:43
16. Main Titles 3:26

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Danny Elfman, who has scored many of Tim Burton's imaginative films (Edward Scissorhands, his two Batman films, etc.), is a perfect musical partner for the somewhat macabre director, and never more so than here, where, in fact, Elfman gets not only to write the music but to play the part of the main character. The Nightmare Before Christmas is an animated movie musical about the abduction of Christmas by the denizens of Halloween land, and Elfman sings the part of Jack, the Pumpkin King. The score is in his usual lush but threatening style (Kurt Weill is his biggest influence), but the highlight is Elfman's singing. Even in his rock band Oingo Boingo (now merely Boingo), Elfman doesn't get to sing like this. Granted, the soundtrack album inevitably lacks the film's outlandish visuals, but it tells the story on its own, and one is better able to appreciate Elfman's outstanding performance. [The 2006 reissue comes packaged with an additional nine-track bonus CD.]