Nothing to Fear


Nothing to Fear
Nothing to Fear
Studio album by Oingo Boingo
Released June 22, 1982
Recorded November 1981-January 1982
Genre New Wave
Length 41:34
Label A&M
Producer Oingo Boingo, Joe Chiccarelli
Oingo Boingo chronology
Only a Lad
(1981)
Nothing to Fear
(1982)
Good for Your Soul
(1983)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Nothing to Fear is the second album by Southern California New Wave band Oingo Boingo, released in 1982 on A&M Records. First pressings of this album feature a slightly extended version of "Private Life," with a longer intro, the difference between the extended version and the version that exists on later copies is very small, repeating the chorus one more time, the bridge is also extended.

The song "Wild Sex (In the Working Class)" was featured in the John Hughes film Sixteen Candles.

"Running on a Treadmill" contains music borrowed from "Animal Day" by Wall of Voodoo

Contents

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Danny Elfman. 

No. Title Length
1. "Grey Matter"   5:50
2. "Insects"   3:02
3. "Private Life" (3:45 on earliest pressings, see lead) 3:18
4. "Wild Sex (In the Working Class)"   4:06
5. "Running on a Treadmill"   3:20
6. "Whole Day Off"   3:54
7. "Nothing to Fear (But Fear Itself)"   3:52
8. "Why'd We Come"   3:57
9. "Islands"   4:40
10. "Reptiles and Samurai"   5:23
Total length:
41:34

Personnel

Oingo Boingo
  • Danny Elfman - lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Steve Bartek - lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Richard Gibbs - keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Kerry Hatch - bass, key rhythm vocals
  • Johnny "Vatos" Hernandez - drums, percussion
  • Sam "Sluggo" Phipps - tenor and soprano saxophone
  • Leon Schneiderman - baritone and alto saxophone
  • Dale Turner - trumpet, trombone
  • The liner notes from Nothing to Fear state: "All the boys bang things: Rumba-phones, original instruments designed and built by LEON SCHNEIDERMAN."

Credits

  • Steve Bartek - Horn arrangements
  • Joe Chiccarelli - Engineer
  • Krohn McHenry - Second recording engineer
  • Mitch Gibson - Second mixing engineer
  • Jules Bates (Artrouble) - Back cover and sleeve, Art Direction
  • Laura Engel - Production Assistant
  • Georganne Deen - Front cover

Notes


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