Straight Outta Oz

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Straight Outta Oz
Todrick Hall Straight Outta Oz.jpg
Studio album by Todrick Hall
Released 23 June 2016 (2016-06-23)
Recorded 2014–16
Genre Pop
Length 48:32
Label Self-Released
Todrick Hall chronology
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Straight Outta Oz is the second solo studio album and original musical written and produced by American singer-songwriter and YouTube celebrity Todrick Hall with music produced by Jeeve Ducornet and wiidope,[1] released on 23 June 2016.[2] Featured artists include Nicole Scherzinger, Jordin Sparks, Perez Hilton, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Amber Riley, Raven Symoné and Tamar Braxton. It is based on the Wizard of Oz whilst being a semi-autobiographical account of his rise to fame in Los Angeles (Oz).

Music videos[edit]

The trailer for the album was first released on March 13, 2016. Todrick has released the musical in the form of an hour long piece (as well as each song separately) on his YouTube channel.[3] On April 27, 2017 the song "Defying Gravity" was released as a music video and digital download. The song does not appear on either the standard or deluxe versions of the album but does appear in the tour.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."No Place Like Home"Todrick Hall3:11
2."Proud"Todrick Hall2:37
3."Over the Rainbow"Todrick Hall3:50
4."Color" (featuring Jay Armstrong Johnson)Todrick Hall2:44
5."Little People"Todrick Hall2:45
6."Expensive"Todrick Hall3:00
7."Dumb"Todrick Hall2:55
8."If I Had a Heart"Todrick Hall2:51
9."Lyin' to Myself"Todrick Hall3:28
10."Lions and Tigers and Bears"Amber Riley2:37
11."Papi" (featuring Nicole Scherzinger)Todrick Hall3:47
12."Green" (featuring Perez Hilton)Todrick Hall3:00
13."See Your Face"Amber Riley2:11
14."Wrong Bitch" (featuring Bob the Drag Queen)Todrick Hall2:38
15."Water Guns" (featuring Jordin Sparks)Todrick Hall3:24
16."Home"Todrick Hall3:34

Notes

  • Track 2 contains uncredited vocals from Brandin Stennis.
  • Track 5 contains uncredited vocals from Blair Carrizales, Rashieda Fadeyi, Sheena Fadeyi-Flores, and Chester Lockhart.
  • Track 6 contains uncredited vocals from Alaska Thunderfuck, Laganja Estranja, Kim Chi, Mariah Balenciaga & Willam Belli.

Deluxe Edition[edit]

On March 21, 2017, Todrick released a deluxe version of the visual album on YouTube as well as iTunes, featuring 4 songs from the Straight Outta Oz Tour that were not present on the album, as well as re-recorded versions of other songs. This album also included the song "Blah Blah Blah" present in the original version of the video, but not on the original album. It also includes a remix of Todrick's previous 2015 single "Low" with new vocals from RuPaul

No.TitleArtistLength
1."No Place Like Home"Todrick Hall3:11
2."Proud"Todrick Hall2:37
3."Over the Rainbow"Todrick Hall3:50
4."Black & White" (featuring Kirstin Maldonado and the YouTube duo SUP3RFRUIT, Scott Hoying and Mitch Grassi)Todrick Hall4:14
5."Color" (featuring Jay Armstrong Johnson)Todrick Hall2:44
6."Little People"Todrick Hall2:45
7."Expensive"Todrick Hall3:00
8."Whoop Dat Ass"Tracie Thoms2:03
9."Flying Monkey Lament 1"Raven Symoné1:01
10."Dumb"Todrick Hall2:55
11."If I Had a Heart"Todrick Hall2:51
12."Lyin' to Myself"Todrick Hall3:28
13."Lions and Tigers and Bears"Tamar Braxton2:37
14."Papi" (featuring Nicole Scherzinger)Todrick Hall3:47
15."Green" (featuring Perez Hilton)Todrick Hall3:00
16."Flying Monkey Lament 2"Shoshana Bean1:20
17."See Your Face"Amber Riley2:11
18."Wrong Bitch" (Deluxe Edition Extended Version featuring Bob The Drag Queen)Todrick Hall3:36
19."Water Guns" (featuring Jordin Sparks)Todrick Hall3:24
20."Blah Blah Blah" (featuring Joseph Gordon-Levitt)Todrick Hall1:53
21."Home"Todrick Hall3:34
22."Low" (Deluxe Edition Remixed Version featuring RuPaul)Todrick Hall3:21

Notes

Behind the Curtain[edit]

A documentary film about the making of Straight Outta Oz called Behind the Curtain was released in select theaters on December 6 and 13 2017, and released for digital download and on Netflix on December 12.[4]

2016 Tour[edit]

On July 7, 2016 Todrick Hall began his summer tour based on Straight Outta Oz which ends on August 12, 2016. There are 30 dates on the tour in total taking place in the US and Canada. There are performances in multiple states in America including California, Texas, Oregon, Florida, and Arizona.

Todrick Hall performing "Wrong Bitch" on his "Straight Outta Oz"-Tour

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America[5]
July 7, 2016 Vancouver Canada Vogue Theatre
July 8, 2016 Tacoma United States Pantages Theater
July 9, 2016 Portland Aladdin Theater
July 12, 2016 Sacramento Crest Theatre
July 13, 2016 San Jose California Theatre
July 14, 2016 Fresno Tower Theatre for the Performing Arts
July 15, 2016 Anaheim City National Grove of Anaheim
July 16, 2016 San Diego Balboa Theatre
July 17, 2016 Phoenix Comerica Theatre
July 19, 2016 San Antonio H-E-B Performance Hall
July 20, 2016 Houston The Ballroom at Warehouse Live
July 21, 2016 Grand Prairie Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
July 22, 2016 Austin Bass Performance Hall
July 23, 2016 New Orleans House of Blues
July 25, 2016 Clearwater Capitol Theatre
July 26, 2016 Jacksonville Florida Theatre
July 27, 2016 Fort Lauderdale Amaturo Theater
July 28, 2016 Orlando Beacham Theater
July 29, 2016 Atlanta Center Stage Theater
July 30, 2016 Raleigh Meymandi Concert Hall
July 31, 2016 Baltimore Baltimore Soundstage
August 1, 2016 Washington, D.C. Howard Theatre
August 3, 2016 Boston Wilbur Theatre
August 4, 2016 New York City Highline Ballroom
August 5, 2016 Gramercy Theatre
August 6, 2016 Toronto Canada Queen Elizabeth Theatre
August 7, 2016 Chicago United States Thalia Hall
August 9, 2016 Milwaukee Turner Hall
August 10, 2016 Royal Oak Royal Oak Music Theatre
August 11, 2016 Columbus Lincoln Theatre
August 12, 2016 Glenside Keswick Theatre

2017 Tour[edit]

The musical resumed touring in 2017, this time to locations around the world instead of just North America. [6]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country
North America
March 30, 2017 New York City United States
April 3, 2017 Chicago
April 4, 2017 Minoneapolis
April 6, 2017 Denver
April 7, 2017 Wichita
April 8, 2017 Overland Park
April 9, 2017 St. Louis
April 10, 2017 Louisville
April 11, 2017 West Lafayette
April 14, 2017 Munhall
April 17, 2017 Philadelphia
April 18, 2017 Washington, D.C.
April 19, 2017
April 20, 2017 Raleigh
April 21, 2017 Orange Park
April 22, 2017 Fort Lauderdale
April 23, 2017 Atlanta
April 25, 2017 Nashville
April 26, 2017 Memphis
April 27, 2017 Birmingham
April 28, 2017 Oklahoma City
April 29, 2017 Houston
April 30, 2017 Dallas
May 1, 2017 Albuquerque
May 3, 2017 Mesa
May 4, 2017 Tucson
May 5, 2017 Riverside
May 6, 2017 Las Vegas
May 9, 2017 Berkeley
May 10, 2017 Grants Pass
May 11, 2017 Portland
May 12, 2017 Seattle
May 13, 2017 Bend
May 14, 2017 Boise
May 16, 2017 Santa Cruz
May 20, 2017 Beverly Hills
Europe
May 22, 2017 London United Kingdom
May 23, 2017 Milan Italy
May 24, 2017 Zurich Switzerland
May 26, 2017 Cologne Germany
May 29, 2017 Amsterdam The Netherlands
Oceania
June 1, 2017 Perth Australia
June 4, 2017 Sydney
June 5, 2017 Melbourne

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Straight Outta Oz by Todrick Hall - iTunes (U.S. Store)". iTunes. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Todrick Hall Releases Star-Studded Visual Album, Straight Outta Oz, on YouTube". Paybill. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "todrickhall". Youtube. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 
  4. ^ https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/pride/8055051/todrick-hall-behind-the-curtain-interview
  5. ^ "Straight Outta Oz - Get Tickets Now!". Todrick Hall Official Website. August 2016. Archived from the original on August 7, 2016. Retrieved July 31, 2016. 
  6. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njN_CA7pQ_4