The Elusive Light and Sound, Vol. 1

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The Elusive Light And Sound, Vol. 1
Compilation album by Steve Vai
Released June 4, 2002
Genre Instrumental rock
Soundtrack
Length 68:48
Label Favored Nations
Producer Steve Vai
Steve Vai chronology
FZ Original Recordings; Steve Vai Archives, Vol. 2
(2001)
The Elusive Light And Sound, Vol. 1
(2002)
Mystery Tracks - Archives Vol. 3
(2003)

The Elusive Light And Sound, Vol. 1 is a 2002 compilation album by Steve Vai. The album collects many of the songs that Vai recorded for movies and television shows.

The album is Volume 1 in "The Secret Jewel Box".

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Track listing[edit]

Written for "Interview With A Vampire" (1994) (rejected from inclusion in the films' score)

  • 2. "Love Blood"

From or inspired by the movie "Crossroads" (1986), with Ralph Macchio and Joe Seneca

These tracks were not released as part of the OST
  • 3. "Fried Chicken" (not in the movie)
  • 4. "Butler's Bag" (Vai, Ry Cooder) (alt. version in the movie)
  • 5. "Head-Cuttin' Duel" (Vai, Cooder)
  • 6. "Eugene's Trick Bag" (Vai)

From or inspired by the movie "Dudes" (1987)

  • 7. "Amazing Grace" (Previously Released on the soundtrack album)
  • 8. "Louisiana Swamp Swank"

From or inspired the movie Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)

  • 9. "Air Guitar Hell"
  • 10. "The Reaper" (Previously Released on the soundtrack album)
  • 11. "Introducing the Wylde Stallions"
  • 12. "Girls Mature Faster Than Guys"
  • 13. "The Battle"
  • 14. "Meet the Reaper"
  • 15. "Final Guitar Solo"
  • 16. "The Reaper Rap" (Previously Released on the soundtrack album)

From the movie Encino Man (1992)

  • 17. "Drive the Hell Out of Here"
  • 18. "Get the Hell Out of Here" (Previously Released on the soundtrack album)

From the movie PCU (1994)

From the film Score, not released on the original motion picture soundtrack album (except n.40)
  • 19 "Welcome Pre-Frosh"
  • 20 "The Dark Hallway"
  • 21 "The Dead Band Ends"
  • 22 "The Cause Heads"
  • 23 "Find the Meat"
  • 24 "The Ax Will Fall"
  • 25 "Now We Run (Cue)"
  • 26 "Hey Jack"
  • 27 "What!"
  • 28 "Still Running"
  • 29 "Dead Heads"
  • 30 "Blow Me Where the Pampers Is"
  • 31 "Pins and Needles"
  • 32 "Plug My Ass In"
  • 33 "Loose Keg Sightings"
  • 34 "Don't Sweat it"
  • 35 "How Hidge"
  • 36 "Beer Beer"
  • 37 "We're Not Gonna Protest"
  • 38 "Initiation"
  • 39 "See Ya Next Year"
  • 40 "Now We Run" (Previously Released on the soundtrack album)

Except where noted, all other tracks are unreleased on any other album.
All songs written by Steve Vai, except where noted.