Dark at the End of the Tunnel

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Dark at the End of the Tunnel
Dark at the End of the Tunnel.jpg
Studio album by Oingo Boingo
Released February 20, 1990
Recorded May 1989
Genre Alternative rock, new wave, ska
Length 47:46
Label MCA Records
Producer Danny Elfman, Steve Bartek, John Avila
Oingo Boingo chronology
The Best of Oingo Boingo: Skeletons in the Closet
(1989)
Dark at the End of the Tunnel
(1990)
Stay
(1990)
Singles from Dark at the End of the Tunnel
  1. "Flesh and Blood"
    Released: 1989
  2. "Out of Control"
    Released: April 1990
  3. "Skin"
    Released: 1990
  4. "When the Lights Go Out"
    Released: 1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Dark at the End of the Tunnel is the seventh studio album by Oingo Boingo, released in 1990. The cover art of the album is from a painting titled "Volcano", by artist Peter Zokosky.[2]

Music[edit]

It is the first collection of all new material released by the band since their 1987 album Boi-ngo. Although the band's ska and new wave elements remain in songs such as "Run Away" and "Flesh 'N Blood", the album marks Oingo Boingo's move towards alternative rock.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Danny Elfman. 

No. Title Length
1. "When the Lights Go Out"   4:11
2. "Skin"   4:43
3. "Out of Control"   4:12
4. "Glory Be"   5:03
5. "Long Breakdown"   4:39
6. "Flesh 'N Blood"   4:19
7. "Run Away (The Escape Song)"   4:20
8. "Dream Somehow"   4:39
9. "Is This"   3:27
10. "Right to Know" (Bonus track available on CD and Cassette only) 3:58
11. "Try to Believe" (Newly-recorded version; original version appeared on the Midnight Run: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack album) 4:33
Total length:
47:46

Personnel[edit]

Oingo Boingo
Additional Musicians
  • Bruce Fowler - trombone
  • Ralph Grierson - piano
  • Kenny Kotwitz - accordion
  • Brian Mann - accordion
  • Yvonne S. Moriarity - french horn
  • Maxine Waters and Julia Waters - additional vocals on "Try to Believe"

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