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Dead Man's Party
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
No Description Available. Genre: Popular Music Media Format: Compact Disk Rating: Release Date: 19-SEP-1987
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Genre: Popular Music
Media Format: Compact Disk
Release Date: 19-SEP-1987
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Joseph S. (hamsterdad) from MEDFORD, OR
Reviewed on 11/27/2010...
In my opinion this is by far the best Oingo Boingo album ever. A must have for any one who enjoys their music. A true 80"s classic.
Billy | Celeste, TX USA | 04/07/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"A great listen from Oingo Boingo.Just Another Day - 7 out of 10Dead Man's Party - 10 out of 10 - I absolutely love this song. It has a great sound to it.Heard Somebody Cry - 8 out of 10No One Lives Forever - 10 out of 10 - My favorite on the album. There's really no words to describe how much I love this song.Stay - 10 out of 10 - A great ballad-type song.Fool's Paradise - 7 out of 10Help Me - 9 out of 10Same Man I Was Before - 8 out of 10Weird Science - 10 out of 10 - This song has great parody potential. ;)Yet another great album released by Oingo Boingo."
Long time fan's opinion
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Dead Man's Party is indeed their finest hour, too bad it comes in rather short. Even the non-album B-side 'Mama' should be sought after. DMP boasts a wild and frenetic energy notably lacking most of today's music. Elfman who was always a undiscovered gem until his soundtracks took off (except to us So Cal die hards) really shows off his composition talents to make no mention of the fact that he is an awesome singer, capable of a wide range of vocalizations. One of the superb facets of Oingo songs was Elfman was always able to incorporate every element of the band and let them shine. All members really get their chance here: Steve Bartek's distorted feedback riffs infiltrate every song, Avila's bass is a lovely gem buried in the mix too (see the track 'Help') and the horn section also gets their kicks in almost every track. What your left with is an intelligent, intriguing, edgy and very fun album with never a dull moment.Bottom line for the uninitiated: start here and work your way backwards through the Oingo Boingo discogprahy. The three previous albums deserve much more notice for their influence and originality."