Oingo Boingo’s ‘Just Another Day’ adds the right atmosphere to ‘Stranger Things’, S2 Ep 1

Oingo Boingo’s ‘Just Another Day‘ adds the right atmosphere to Stranger Things

Many of the songs featured on TV shows I have been showcasing this week are from the second season of the astoundingly popular Netflix series ‘Stranger Things‘.

It is hard not to, though, as this Netflix drama series really does have a spectacular soundtrack.

Case in point, the American new wave band Oingo Boingo’s kickass song ‘Just Another Day‘.

It showed up to add the right atmosphere to the police station scene on the first episode of the second series of ‘Stranger Things‘.

An episode called Chapter One: MADMAX, and one that also featured superb music from Devo, The Romantics, Scorpions and Gary Paxto

A song from 1985 played in 1984, okay then

Just Another Day‘ is from Oingo Boingo’s 1985 album Dead Man’s Party, which was released on the MCA record label.

So, that the track showed up on ‘Stranger Things‘ during a scene supposedly taking place in 1984 is a little odd. But hey, it is TV with “artistic license” and all that.

Listen to Oingo Boingo’s ‘Just Another Day‘ in the band’s official music video for the song, and via the Spotify player – the platform where the song has already been streamed more than 16 million times.

Then again, it is difficult not to find that banging beat and catchy melody addictive, isn’t it?

Related: Listen to Devo’s ‘Whip It‘ from Stranger Things, and watch the cool original music video

About Michelle Topham

Brit-American journalist based in Austria, former radio DJ at 97X WOXY, and Founder/CEO of Leo Sigh. I've covered K-drama, K-pop, J-pop and music news for over a decade.

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