Danny Elfman

Oingo Boingo frontman Danny Elfman’s lone solo record — 1984’s appropriately titled So-Lo — has been reissued on CD for the first time in more than a decade by the Varese Sarabande label, which has supplemented the nine-song album with a lone bonus track: the original mix of single and album opener “Gratitude.”

The album, released between Good For Your Soul and Dead Man’s Party, is, for all intents and purposes, an Oingo Boingo record; it was released under Elfman’s name to get around a dispute with the band’s label, and features the rest of Oingo Boingo backing Elfman.

There is no indication that the album, reissued late last month, has been remastered. But the “Gratitude” mix that’s featured as a bonus track only was released as a single previously or available as part of the “Beverly Hills Cop” soundtrack, according to the label.

See full tracklist — and the original “Gratitude” music video — below.


Tracklist: Danny Elfman, So-Lo

1. “Gratitude”
2. “Cool City”
3. “Go Away”
4. “Sucker For Mystery”
5. “It Only Makes Me Laugh”
6. “The Last Time”
7. “Tough As Nails”
8. “Lightning”
9. “Everybody Needs”
Bonus track:
10. “Gratitude” (Single Edit)


Video: Danny Elfman, “Gratitude”






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