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Boingo

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Boingo

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B-

Movie-score composer and Oingo Boingo leader Danny Elfman tries to make peace with his two claims to fame. The first new album, Boingo, from Boingo (ixnay the Oingo) in four years is full of frothy charm, stalwart pop craft, and some shameless Beatlesesquerie (including a cover of ”I Am the Walrus”). On the down side, the sproinging dance ethic and overblown rock theatrics taste a bit stale, and the orchestral maneuvers amount to extraneous padding. B-

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