MENU
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

GOOD FOR YOUR SOUL

Oingo Boingo

Crossover Prog


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Oingo Boingo Good For Your Soul album cover
4.79 | 9 ratings | 1 reviews | 44% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy OINGO BOINGO Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 1983

Songs / Tracks Listing


1. Who Do You Want to Be (3:31)
2. Good for Your Soul (3:16)
3. No Spill Blood (3:42)
4. Cry of the Vatos (2:21)
5. Fill the Void (3:42)
6. Sweat (4:31)
7. Nothing Bad Ever Happens to Me (3:45)
8. Wake Up (It's 1984) (4:44)
9. Dead or Alive (4:04)
10. Pictures of You (4:03)
11. Little Guns (3:42)

Total time 41:42

Line-up / Musicians


- Danny Elfman / lead vocals, rhythm guitar
- Steve Bartek / lead guitar
- Kerry Hatch / bass guitar, bass synthesizer
- Johnny "Vatos" Hernandez / drums
- Richard Gibbs / keyboards
- Sam "Sluggo" Phipps / lead tenor, clarinet
- Leon Schneiderman / alto saxophone, baritone saxophone
- Dale Turner / trumpet, trombone

with
- Miles Anderson / horns
- Mario Guarneri / horns
- Jimmy Wood / harmonica

Releases information

LP A&M 1983
CD A&M 1987

Thanks to Evolver for the addition
Edit this entry

Buy OINGO BOINGO Good For Your Soul Music


Good for Your SoulGood for Your Soul
A&M 1987
$24.99
$22.01 (used)

Right Now on Ebay (logo)
Oingo Boingo - Good For Your Soul CD USD $12.29 Buy It Now 1 day
EARLY JAPAN Good for Your Soul (1983) Oingo Boingo CD RARE OOP DANNY ELFMAN USD $15.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Oingo Boingo - Good For Your Soul (1983, Cassette) USD $4.99 Buy It Now 7 days
Oingo Boingo ORIGINAL 01 First Pres Good For Your Soul Danny Elfman 1987 USA 1st USD $56.00 Buy It Now 10 days
Oingo Boingo GOOD FOR YOUR SOUL cd NEW LONGBOX(long box)~OFFICIAL~ DANNY ELFMAN USD $168.99 Buy It Now 11 days
Oingo Boingo ?- Good For Your Soul RARE CD! FREE SHIPPING! USD $18.00 Buy It Now 11 days
Oingo Boingo Good For Your Soul Lp USD $29.99 Buy It Now 13 days
OINGO BOINGO - GOOD FOR YOUR SOUL LP A&M 1983 - vg++ vinyl USD $12.50 Buy It Now 13 days
Oingo Boingo Good for your soul LP 83' danny elfman simpsons tim burton original USD $34.00 Buy It Now 15 days
Oingo Boingo ?- Good For Your Soul - CD USD $12.99 Buy It Now 15 days
OINGO BOINGO GOOD FOR YOUR SOUL LP USD $7.00 Buy It Now 17 days
Oingo Boingo ?- Good For Your Soul 1983 Vinyl LP Record New Wave Pop Translucent USD $26.95 Buy It Now 17 days
Good for Your Soul, Oingo Boingo, Good USD $18.90 Buy It Now 21 days
Oingo Boingo - Good For Your Soul - CD (CD3252 A&M 1987 U.S.A.) USD $77.73 Buy It Now 24 days
Oingo Boingo : Good for Your Soul CD USD $8.16 Buy It Now 26 days
OINGO BOINGO - Good For Your Soul - CD - **Mint Condition** USD $38.75 Buy It Now 26 days
1983 OINGO BOINGO "GOOD FOR YOUR SOUL" VINTAGE CASSETTE TAPE. USD $25.00 Buy It Now 27 days
Oingo Boingo ?- Good For Your Soul CD NEW USD $18.95 Buy It Now 28 days
Oingo Boingo - Good For Your Soul - Cassette USD $7.50 Buy It Now 28 days
OINGO BOINGO - Good For Your Soul - CD - **Excellent Condition** USD $28.95 Buy It Now 28 days
(USED-GOOD) Oingo Boingo ?- Good For Your Soul CD NEW USD $4.99 Buy It Now 28 days
Good for Your Soul, Oingo Boingo, Good USD $16.95 Buy It Now 29 days

More places to buy OINGO BOINGO music online Buy OINGO BOINGO & Prog Rock Digital Music online:

OINGO BOINGO Good For Your Soul ratings distribution


4.79
(9 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(44%)
44%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(44%)
44%
Good, but non-essential (11%)
11%
Collectors/fans only (0%)
0%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

OINGO BOINGO Good For Your Soul reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Evolver
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Crossover & JR/F/Canterbury Teams
5 stars This album, when it arrived in my record store in 1983, was where I first became aware of the insanity that was Oingo Boingo. From the opening notes of Who Do You Want To Be, as raucous a new wave song as I had heard at that point, I was hooked. There is a circus-like atmosphere to the album, and that's fitting, since the band sprang out of a circus troupe. The horns are crisp and precise, no matter how difficult Danny Elfman's compositions and Steve Bartek's arrangements might be. And speaking of Bartek, his manic guitar lines and solos often remind me of some of the off-the-wall avant guitar of Captain Beefheart's Magic Band, or Snakefinger. The band hit it's first peak on this album, with Elfman's songs becoming more polished, yet still full of the darkness and paranoia that made the first two albums so much fun. He also was more overtly literate here, citing "The Island of Doctor Moreau" on No Spill Blood (which contains some outrageous samples in the rhythm track) and "1984" on Wake Up (It's 1984) (of course). While the album is not as overtly prog as the first two, the instrumental phrasing, and the odd combinations of chords, along with the ultra-high energy of the music make this one of the most exhilarating of musical experiences. To me, this is a five star album, and one I treasure greatly.

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of OINGO BOINGO "Good For Your Soul"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives