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Danny Elfman Performs His Beloved Film Themes

Danny Elfman Performs His Beloved Film Themes

Danny Elfman Performs His Beloved Movie Themes

Danny Elfman took the stage at Coachella on Saturday for a competition set in contrast to some other.

The uncommon look by the legendary composer — which he launched as a “unusual little present” for the group — included a plethora of songs from movies he’s scored, as he led a full orchestra by way of highlights from Edward Scissorhands (“Ice Dance/The Grand Finale”) and 1989’s Batman to a medley from The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas (“Jack’s Lament/That is Halloween/What’s This?”) and a rocking model of The Simpsons theme tune — by which level he was shirtless.

Elfman additionally dusted off numerous Oingo Boingo tracks, together with “Bugs,” “Nothing to Concern (However Concern Itself),” “Solely a Lad,” “Useless Man’s Get together,” and nearer “Who Do You Wish to Be.”

Becoming a member of on stage was a formidable backing band that included Josh Freese on drums, Stu Brooks on bass, Nili Brosh and Wes Borland (of Limp Bizkit) on guitars, as nicely a a full orchestra and choir performed by Oingo Boingo’s Steve Bartek.

The bold and ingenious set got here six months after the four-time Academy Award nominee placed on a live-to-film live performance model of The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas on the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, which coincidentally starred Saturday headliner Billie Eilish as Sally.

Subsequent, Elfman will re-team with longtime collaborator Tim Burton to compose the music for the latter’s upcoming Wednesday Addams-centric Netflix collection, Wednesday.

Watch footage of Elfman’s efficiency and see the complete setlist beneath.

Ed. Notice: Head right here to search out our full protection of Coachella 2022. 

Spider-Man Predominant Title
Nothing to Concern (However Concern Itself)
Simply One other Day
Jack’s Lament/That is Halloween/What’s This? (From The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas)
Breakfast Machine (From Pee-Wee’s Huge Journey)
Kick Me
The Batman Theme
The Simpsons Predominant Title Theme
Solely a Lad
Love within the Time of COVID
Ice Dance/The Grand Finale (From Edward Scissorhands)
Useless Man’s Get together
Alice’s Theme (From Alice in Wonderland)
Who Do You Wish to Be

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