Boingo Alive


Boingo Alive

Infobox Album
Name = Boingo Alive
Type = Compilation
Artist = Oingo Boingo


Released = start date|1988|09|26
Recorded = 1987-1988
Genre = Alternative rock, New Wave, Ska
Length = 128:12
Label = MCA Records
Producer = Danny Elfman and Steve Bartek
Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:fne097l7krjt~T1 link]
Last album = "BOI-NGO" (1987)
This album = "Boingo Alive" (1988)
Next album = "" (1989)
Misc = Singles
Name = Boingo Alive
Type = Compilation
single 1 = Winning Side
single 1 date = 1988

"Boingo Alive" is a double album by Oingo Boingo.It is a mix of a best-of album, studio album, and live album.It was published to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the band, and it contained a selection of the band's classics rerecorded "live" on a soundstage without an audience, without making use of drum machines, or overdubs.

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Danny Elfman, except "Violent Love" by Willie Dixon.Tracklist
title1 = Dead Man's Party
length1 = 6:22
title2 = Dead or Alive
length2 = 4:04
title3 = No Spill Blood
length3 = 4:32
title4 = Stay
length4 = 3:57
title5 = Cinderella Undercover
length5 = 4:37
note5 = previously unreleased
title6 = Home Again
length6 = 5:24
title7 = Help Me
length7 = 3:56
title8 = Just Another Day
length8 = 5:07
title9 = Only Makes Me Laugh
length9 = 3:41
title10 = My Life
length10 = 4:46
title11 = Nothing to Fear (But Fear Itself)
length11 = 3:48
title12 = Not My Slave
length12 = 4:08
title13 = We Close Our Eyes
length13 = 3:29
title14 = Elevator Man
length14 = 4:26
title15 = Return of the Dead Man
length15 = 1:46
note15 = previously unreleased
title16 = Winning Side
length16 = 3:57
note16 = previously unreleased
title17 = Wild Sex (In the Working Class)
length17 = 4:16
title18 = Grey Matter
length18 = 5:42
title19 = Private Life
length19 = 3:09
title20 = Gratitude
length20 = 4:47
title21 = No One Lives Forever
length21 = 4:06
title22 = Mama
length22 = 4:52
title23 = Capitalism
length23 = 4:12
title24 = Who Do You Want to Be
length24 = 3:20
title25 = Sweat
length25 = 4:29
title26 = Violent Love
length26 = 2:21
title27 = On the Outside
length27 = 3:43
title28 = Only a Lad
length28 = 3:50
title29 = Goodbye - Goodbye
length29 = 3:32
title30 = Country Sweat
length30 = 5:13
note30 = previously unreleased
title31 = Return of the Dead Man 2
length31 = 2:40
note31 = previously unreleased

Credits

* Oingo Boingo:
** John Avila - bass, vocals
** Steve Bartek - guitars
** Danny Elfman - vocals, rhythm guitar
** Carl Graves - keyboards, vocals
** Johnny "Vatos" Hernandez - drums, percussion
** Sam Phipps - tenor & soprano saxophones
** Leon Schneiderman - baritone saxohpone
** Dale Turner - trumpet, trombone

* Additional Musician:
** Bruce Fowler - trombone

Inclusions in Other Media

*The track "Who Do You Want to Be" is featured on the soundtrack to the video game Tony Hawk's American Wasteland. It is also featured in the Nintendo DS version of Tony Hawk's American Sk8land. While the song was also included on the studio album "Good for Your Soul", the live track from "Alive" is the version found in the games.


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