Oingo Boingo

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Oingo Boingo /ˈɔɪŋɡ ˈbɔɪŋɡ/ was a new wave rock band from the United States, best known for their hits "Dead Man's Party" and "Weird Science". They are also known for their soundtrack contributions, their high energy Halloween concerts, and for their unique mixture of styles including ska, punk, new wave, funk, and other world music genres. The band was founded in 1972 as The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, a performance art group. The band was led by songwriter/vocalist Danny Elfman, who has since achieved success as a composer for film and television. Wikipedia

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1986 Fast Times -
1982 Forbidden Zone -
2014 Dirty Cops: Ta Batsonia: A Greek Novel About Crisis -
2013 1st Independent Video Film Festival of Youtube 2013 -
2013 Annedroids -
2013 Treloi Enwmenoi Pote Nikimenoi!! -
2012 Any Questions for Ben? -
2012 Some Jerk with a Camera -
2008 Atop the Fourth Wall -
2007 Chuck -
2006 Psych -

Songs

247 Songs »
RankTitleYear*
1 Dead Man's Party 1985
2 Weird Science 1985
3 Stay 1985
4 Little Girls 1981
5 Just Another Day 1985
6 Only A Lad 1981
7 No One Lives Forever 1985
8 Private Life 1982
9 On The Outside 1981
10 Who Do You Want To Be? 1983
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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