Where the Wild Things Are (Steve Vai album)

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Where the Wild Things Are
Live album by Steve Vai
Released September 29, 2009
Recorded 2007
Genre Instrumental rock
Symphonic rock
Length 77 minutes
Label Favored Nations
Producer Steve Vai
Steve Vai chronology
Sound Theories
(2007)
Where the Wild Things Are
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Ultimate Guitar 9.2/10 stars

Where the Wild Things Are is a 2009 album by American guitarist Steve Vai. The album was recorded and filmed at the State Theatre in Minneapolis, MN as part of Vai’s “Sound Theories” world tour. The 2 hour and 40 minute set contains several new tracks and re-orchestrated pieces culled from Vai's catalog. Steve Vai is joined on stage by Alex DePue (violin and keyboards), Ann Marie Calhoun (violin and keyboards), Bryan Beller (bass), Jeremy Colson (drums), Dave Weiner (guitar and sitar) and Zack Wiesinger (lap steel).

CD[edit]

All songs written by Steve Vai.

  1. Paint Me Your Face*
  2. Now We Run
  3. Oooo
  4. Building The Church
  5. Tender Surrender
  6. Band Intros*
  7. Fire Wall
  8. Freak Show Excess
  9. Die To Live
  10. All About Eve
  11. Gary 7*
  12. Treasure Island*
  13. Angel Food
  14. Taurus Bulba
  15. Par Brahm*

* Indicates new material.

DVD/Blu-Ray[edit]

The DVD/Blu-ray releases include 27 tracks in both stereo and 5.1 surround sound:

  1. Paint Me Your Face
  2. Now We Run
  3. Oooo
  4. Building The Church
  5. Tender Surrender
  6. Band Intros
  7. Firewall
  8. The Crying Machine
  9. Shove The Sun Aside
  10. I’m Becoming
  11. Die To Live
  12. Freak Show Excess
  13. Apples In Paradise
  14. All About Eve
  15. Gary 7
  16. Beastly Rap
  17. Treasure Island
  18. Angel Food
  19. Earthquake Sky
  20. The Audience Is Listening
  21. The Murder
  22. Juice
  23. Whispering A Prayer
  24. Taurus Bulba
  25. Liberty
  26. Answers
  27. For The Love Of God

Bonus material: Band Interviews, Behind The Scenes, Jemini Distortion Demo

Total Running Time: 2 Hours 40 Minutes (Show) • 1 Hour (Bonus Material)

Bonus CD[edit]

The preorders of a combined CD/DVD package and the first 400 presale Blu-ray discs included a special access code to a free downloadable bonus album named Where The Other Wild Things Are, available in both compressed MP3 and uncompressed WAV formats. The bonus album consists of the remaining songs that were available on the DVD but not on the original CD release.[2][3]

  1. The Crying Machine
  2. The Audience Is Listening
  3. The Murder
  4. Juice
  5. Whispering A Prayer
  6. Apples In Paradise
  7. I'm Becoming
  8. Beastly Rap
  9. Earthquake Sky
  10. Liberty
  11. Answers
  12. For The Love Of God

Secret Track 13 - Kiss My Ear


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