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Oingo Boingo - Nothing To Fear album

Oingo Boingo - Nothing To Fear album
Performer: Oingo Boingo
Title: Nothing To Fear
Released: 1987
Country: US
Style: New Wave
Genre: Rock
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 498
MP3 size: 1295 mb
FLAC size: 1455 mb


A1 Grey Matter 5:50
A2 Insects 3:02
A3 Private Life 3:18
A4 Wild Sex (In The Working Class) 4:06
A5 Running On A Treadmill 3:20
B1 Whole Day Off 3:54
B2 Nothing To Fear (But Fear Itself) 3:52
B3 Why'd We Come 3:57
B4 Islands 4:40
B5 Reptiles And Samurai 5:23

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Record Company – I.R.S. Records
  • Recorded At – Cherokee Studios
  • Mixed At – Soundcastle
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Little Maestro Music
  • Lacquer Cut At – Artisan Sound Recorders


  • Art Direction – Jules Bates
  • Baritone Saxophone, Alto Saxophone – Leon Schneiderman
  • Bass, Vocals [Key Rhythm Vocals] – Kerry Hatch
  • Cover [Back Cover], Sleeve [n/a] – Jules Bates
  • Cover [Front Cover (From The Lou & Pearl Beach Collection)] – Georganne Deen
  • Crew [Roadie] – Jimmie Wood, Sean Riley
  • Drums [Lead Drums, Rhythm Drums] – Johnny "Vatos"*
  • Engineer [2nd], Mixed By – Mitch Gibson
  • Engineer [2nd], Recorded By – Krohn McHenry
  • Engineer, Recorded By, Mixed By – Joe Chiccarelli
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer, Bass Vocals – Richard Gibbs
  • Lead Guitar, Vocals [Rhythm Vocals] – Steve Bartek
  • Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar – Danny Elfman
  • Management – L.A. Personal Direction, Mike Gormley, Miles Copeland
  • Producer – Joe Chiccarelli, Oingo Boingo
  • Production Manager – Charles Unkeless*
  • Production Manager [Production Assistant], Stage Manager – Laura Engel
  • Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Sam "Sluggo" Phipps*
  • Trumpet, Trombone – Dale Turner
  • Written-By – Danny Elfman


℗ 1982 A&M Records, Inc. [labels &spine]

© 1982 A&M Records, Inc. [cover rear, lower right corner]

Printed in U.S.A. [spine]

Mid-priced reissue of Nothing To Fear with silver/gold center labels and white inner sleeve with rounded corners. All credits which were placed on the inner sleeve of the original editions were relocated to the back of the cover (printed upside down).
'Value priced' subsequent edition Nothing To Fear has black center labels.

Label lists "Private Life" at 3:45, but it is actually the shortened version at 3:18, which was subsequently used on the CD release of the album.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7502-13251-1
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): SP-03251-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): SP-03251-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, etched/stamped, var.1): SP 3251A 1 A+M- ̷̶̷S̷̶̷P̷̶̷O̷̶̷-̷̶̷4̷̶̷9̷̶̷0̷̶̷8̷̶̷-̷̶̷A-RE1-RCA1 [s:Artisan logo] Pitch Smitch [s: A2] B-
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, etched/stamped, var.1): SP 3251B A+M- ̷̶̷S̷̶̷P̷̶̷O̷̶̷-̷̶̷4̷̶̷9̷̶̷0̷̶̷8̷̶̷-̷̶̷B-RE1-RCA2 [s: A2]
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, etched/stamped, var.2): SP 3251A 1 A+M- ̷̶̷S̷̶̷P̷̶̷O̷̶̷-̷̶̷4̷̶̷9̷̶̷0̷̶̷8̷̶̷-̷̶̷A-RE1-RCA1 [s:Artisan logo] Pitch Smitch [s: A3]C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, etched/stamped, var.2): SP 3251B A+M- ̷̶̷S̷̶̷P̷̶̷O̷̶̷-̷̶̷4̷̶̷9̷̶̷0̷̶̷8̷̶̷-̷̶̷B-RE1-RCA2 [s: A2]H

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP-4903 Oingo Boingo Nothing To Fear ‎(LP, Album, Mon) A&M Records, I.R.S. Records SP-4903 US 1982
CD 3251 Oingo Boingo Nothing To Fear ‎(CD, Album, RE) A&M Records CD 3251 US Unknown
CD 3251 Oingo Boingo Nothing To Fear ‎(CD, RP) A&M Records, I.R.S. Records CD 3251 US Unknown
CS-4903 Oingo Boingo Nothing To Fear ‎(Cass, Album) A&M Records CS-4903 US 1982
SP-4903 Oingo Boingo Nothing To Fear ‎(LP, Album, R) A&M Records, I.R.S. Records SP-4903 US 1982

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This album has an average beat per minute of 139 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 93/206 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Nothing to Fear. BPM Profile Nothing to Fear. Album starts at 97BPM, ends at 157BPM (+60), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Oingo Boingo. Dark at the End of the Tunnel.

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