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Oingo Boingo

Known for an eclectic style of new wave music that often defied any sort of classification, Oingo Boingo was one of a kind. Originally started asa musical theatre troupe by movie director Richard Elfman in 1972, the Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo (as they were originally called) wereused for his 1980 movie, the Forbidden Zone. Oingo Boingo had many members, but Richard's younger brother Danny became the mainfocal point of the band, since he was the vocalist and a guitarist. Althought together for over 17 years, Oingo Boingo is most famous for theeponymous theme song in the John Hughes movie, Weird Science.

Similar Bands: Danny Elfman, Fishbone, Mr. Bungle, The Boomtown Rats, Devo

LPs
Boingo
1994

3.7
19 Votes
Dark At the End of the Tunnel
1990

3.9
12 Votes
Boi-ngo
1987

3.7
14 Votes
Dead Man's Party
1985

4
39 Votes
So-Lo
1984

3.9
10 Votes
Good for Your Soul
1983

4
20 Votes
Nothing to Fear
1982

3.9
27 Votes
Only a Lad
1981

4.2
51 Votes
EPs
Dead Man's Party 12" Promo
1985

Oingo Boingo
1980

4.6
7 Votes
Demo EP
1979

4.8
2 Votes
Compilations
Boingo Alive
1988

4.3
9 Votes
Forbidden Zone
1980

4.5
4 Votes

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