1985 Soundtrack – Weird Science

Weird Science is a 1985 American science fantasy comedy film written and directed by John Hughes and starring Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, and Kelly LeBrock. The title is taken from a pre-Comics Code Authority 1950s EC Comics magazine of the same name, the rights to which were acquired by the film’s producer Joel Silver. The title song was written and performed by American new wave band Oingo Boingo.


1  Weird Science (Danny Elfman) 03:41
2  Private Joy (Prince) 04:18
3  The Circle (Alan Pasqua; Max Carl) 03:46
4  Turn It On (Holly Knight; Mike Chapman) 04:37
5  Deep In The Jungle (Bruce Moreland; Chas T Gray; Marc Moreland) 03:46
6  Do Not Disturb (Knock, Knock) (Ragg; Thunder) 03:37
7  Forever (Colin Payne; Jeffrey Nead) 03:53
8  Why Don’t Pretty Girls (Look At Me) (The Wild Men Of Wonga) 03:25
9  Method To My Madness (Brian James; Stiv Bators) 03:15
10  Eighties (Killing Joke) 03:52
11  Weird Romance (Ira Newborn) 02:09


1 Weird Science

MusicianOingo Boingo

2 Private Joy

Background VocalsGreg Phillinganes

3 The Circle

MusicianMax Carl

4 Turn It On

MusicianKim Wilde

5 Deep In The Jungle

MusicianWall Of Voodoo

6 Do Not Disturb (Knock, Knock)

MusicianThe Broken Homes

7 Forever


8 Why Don’t Pretty Girls (Look At Me)

MusicianThe Wild Men Of Wonga

9 Method To My Madness

MusicianLords Of The New Church

10 Eighties

MusicianKilling Joke

11 Weird Romance

MusicianIra And The Geeks

Liner Notes

Producer – Danny Elfman, Steve Bartek (Track 1)
Producer – Jimmy Iovine (Tracks 2, 4)
Producer – Greg Phillinganes (Track 2)
Producer (Vocals) – Louil Silas Jr (Track 2)
Producer – Peter Hauke (Track 3)
Producer – Richard Mazda (Track 5)
Producer – Michael Frondelli, The Broken Homes (Track 6)
Producer – John Ryan (Track 7)
Producer – Andy Hill (Track 8)
Producer – Chris Tsangarides (Track 9)
Producer – Chris Kimsey (Track 10)
Producer – Ira Newborn (Track 11)

Mastered At Artisan Sound Recorders
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