|Soundtrack album by|
|Recorded||November 1978/October 1979[ citation needed ]|
|Genre||Jazz, musical, new wave, soundtrack|
The Forbidden Zone OST is the soundtrack album to Forbidden Zone , the 1982 cult film directed by Richard Elfman, with music by Danny Elfman and performed by The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo.
The album marked the soundtrack debut of composer Danny Elfman, who was frontman to the Mystic Knights at time of recording.
The soundtrack album is the only public release accredited to The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, recorded between 1978 and 1979—during which time the band was transitioning into Oingo Boingo. Initial tracks were recorded by the Mystic Knights before their disbanding and completed by members of Oingo Boingo a year later, resulting in the mix of musicians credited on the album.In the liner notes, Danny Elfman writes that "sixty minutes of original music in a dozen different styles needed to be created in and around various older, and often uneven, pre-recorded pieces," and were composed, arranged and recorded in a period of two weeks.
While the original Varèse Sarabande LP version contained 22 tracks, the label reissued the album in 1990 with the tracks "Pico and Sepulveda" and "La Petite Tonkinoise" removed.Two additional tracks, "Some of These Days" and "Bim Bam Boom", were removed for the French release.
All music is composed by Danny Elfman and the Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, except where otherwise indicated.
|1.||"Forbidden Zone"||Danny Elfman||2:45|
|2.||"'Hercules' Family Theme"||1:37|
|3.||"Some of These Days"||Shelton Brooks||Cab Calloway, Kipper Kids||2:50|
|4.||"Journey Through the Intestines"||0:55|
|5.||"Squeezit's Vision of His 'Sister'"||0:30|
|6.||"Queen's Revenge"||Danny Elfman, Marie-Pascale Elfman, Susan Tyrrell||2:40|
|7.||"Pico and Sepulveda"||Eddie Maxwell / Jule Styne||Boulevard Stompers||2:28|
|9.||"Love Theme - Squeezit and the Chickens"||0:42|
|10.||"Flash and Gramps"||0:56|
|11.||"Squeezit the Moocher (Minnie the Moocher)"||Cab Calloway / Irving Mills (Lyrics by D. Elfman)||Danny Elfman, Toshiro Boloney||4:48|
|2.||"La Petite Tonkinoise"||Henri Christiné / Vincent Scotto||Josephine Baker||2:11|
|4.||"Witch's Egg"||George Mishalsky / Susan Tyrrell||Susan Tyrrell||2:22|
|5.||"Yiddishe Charleston"||Billy Rose / Fred Fischer||R. Yossele Elfman, Susan Tyrrell||1:33|
|6.||"Bim Bam Boom"||Nino Morales / Johnny Comacho||Miguelito Valdés, Kipper Kids||1:53|
|8.||"Pleure"||Jérôme Savary||Marie-Pascale Elfman||0:37|
|9.||"Battle of the Queens"||3:04|
|10.||"Love Theme - King and Queen"||1:08|
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