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From the Stereo to Your Screen: Oingo Boingo and Weird Science

“Weird Science” by Oingo Boingo from Weird Science       It only seems natural that Danny Elfman would end up doing film scores, given the number of times his Los Angeles psychotic cabaret act, Oingo Boingo, had their music appear in films during the ‘80s. Their appearance in Back to School doing “Dead Man’s Party” is one of that movie’s more iconic scenes, and they’re all over the soundtrack to 1984’s Bachelor Party, also appearing in the film itself. However, it’s the title track for the 1985 sci-fi comedy, Weird Science, with which I identify the band cinematically. The
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