Midnight Oil was the debut album by the Australian hard rock group of the same name. In June they entered the Alberts Studio in Sydney with producer Keith Walker, from local radio station 2JJ , to record their debut eponymous album, Midnight Oil , which was released by Powderworks in November and peaked at No.
The band built a dedicated fan base, initially restricted to Sydney, which was extended to other Australian cities through constant touring — performing some gigs in their first year. Reviewed in Australian Rolling Stone , by Richard McGregor, it was described as, "a reasonably accurate showcase for the talents of the band, and as such it emphasises all the strengths and weaknesses. The main problem seems to be Peter Garrett's voice. Stripped of the menace of his mesmerising onstage presence, it often sounds fragile".
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, the music is not sequenced chronologically -- it flips between the two periods of the group's career with no rhyme or reason, adding two new tracks "What Goes On," "White Skin Black Heart" from the group's album, Redneck Wonderland.
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Visit store. Start of add to list layer. Add to Watchlist Add to wish list. Sign in for more lists. CD See original listing. The album was certified Gold in Australia in The album's eponymous song was ranked number 93 in Triple M's "Ozzest ", the 'most Australian' songs of all time.
Species Deceases debuted at No. He is a founding member of rock band Midnight Oil on drums, percussion and backing vocals from the s until the band took a hiatus in The band resumed activity as a group in James Moginie is an Australian musician. He is best known for his work with Midnight Oil, of which he was a founding member, guitarist, keyboardist and leading songwriter. It reached No. It was initially issued in Australia with a bonus disk of interview material listed as containing 2 tracks but the CD was divided into 30 tracks, dividing the interview up so that past albums and each track on "The Real Thing" gets a short discussion followed by snippet from the album or song being discussed.
The song is one of the band's most famous, and it was performed on every Midnight Oil tour since the issue of 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 as well as at the WaveAid concert.
It was a favourite with the band and with fans, appearing at least once on every tour since its release and appearing at the WaveAid concert.
Very few other Midnight Oil songs have appeared so often. It seems as if we have left some people behind as Australia's directionless freight train ran forward I believe that the 'shore' refers to Gallipoli and the casualties Australia suffered for the sake of our British officers. This is the clinching point: whether or not we are apathetic or see the potential for change He hasn't said to burn it, rather: to let it burn.
According to this, the lyricist believes that the signs and symptoms for change are already there Because if we remain conservative and try to keep things as they were and are, then we are justifying the injustices in our nation's past: the extermination of the Indigenous people's of Tasmania represented by Truganini , failing to constitutionally recognise the Indigenous peoples as citizens of their own country until the 70's represented by Namatjira.
The individuals apathy or their conservatism is therefore merely justifying the injustices in our past. If we truly saw them as injustices, then we would let the symbol under which such injustices were carried out, the Union Jack, to continue burning and pass from our lands No Replies Log in to reply.
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