Oogie Boogie Song (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Oogie Boogie Song disney song music“The Oogie Boogie Song” is a song from the Disney stop-motion animated film “The Nightmare Before Christmas“. The song was written by Danny Elfman, who also provided the vocals for the character of Jack Skellington in the film.

The song is featured in the film as a musical number performed by the character of Oogie Boogie, a villainous and sadistic boogeyman who serves as one of the primary antagonists of the story. The lyrics of the song express Oogie Boogie’s delight in causing fear and chaos, and his desire to capture and torture the film’s protagonist, Jack Skellington.

“The Oogie Boogie Song” has become one of the most popular and recognizable songs from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, and has been praised for its dark and haunting tone. The song’s driving rhythm and eerie melody help to convey the sinister nature of the character of Oogie Boogie and the menace he represents.

In the film, “The Oogie Boogie Song” is performed by Oogie Boogie, voiced by actor Ken Page, with additional vocals by a chorus of backup singers. The song has been covered by various artists and has been featured in several other media adaptations of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”.

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