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Midnight Oil
Opphav Australia Sydney, Australia
Periode 19712002
Tidligere navn Farm
Sjanger Rock
Nettsted Official website
Medlemmer
Peter Garrett
Rob Hirst
Jim Moginie
Martin Rotsey
Bones Hillman
Peter Gifford
Andrew James

Midnight Oil var et australsk rockeband fra Sydney, Australia. Gjennom en lang karriere, ble bandet kjent for sin drivende hard-rock sound, intense live opptredener og politiske aktivisme, spesielt til støtte for miljøsaken og urfolkenes rettigheter.

Medlemmer[rediger | rediger kilde]

Discografi[rediger | rediger kilde]

Album og EP[rediger | rediger kilde]

Samlealbum og live album[rediger | rediger kilde]

Singles[rediger | rediger kilde]

År Tittel Liste plass[1][2][3] Album
ARIA Charts Billboard Hot 100 Mainstream Rock Tracks Modern Rock Tracks UK Singles chart
1978 "Run by Night" 100 - - - - Midnight Oil
1981 "Don't Wanna Be the One" 40 - - - - Place Without a Postcard
1981 "Armistice Day" 31 - - - -
1982 "Power and the Passion" 8 - - - - 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1
1982 "US Forces" 20 - - - -
1986a "The Dead Heart" 4 53 11 - 62c Diesel and Dust
1987a "Beds Are Burning" 6 17 6 - 6b
1987 "Put Down That Weapon" 32 - - - -
1988 "Dream World" - - 37 16 -
1990 "Blue Sky Mine" 8 47 1 1 66 Blue Sky Mining
1990 "Forgotten Years" 26 - 11 1 97
1990 "King of the Mountain" 25 - 20 3 -
1990 "Bedlam Bridge" 46 - - - -
1990 "One Country" 51 - - - -
1992 "Sometimes" 33 - - 20 - Scream in Blue
1993 "Truganini" 10 - 10 4 29 Earth and Sun and Moon
1993 "My Country" 52 - - - 66
1993 "In the Valley" 57 - - - 60
1993 "Drums of Heaven" - - - 10 -
1993 "Outbreak of Love" - - - 9 -
1996 "Underwater" 22 - - - - Breathe
2000 "The Real Thing" 48 - - - - Real Thing
  • a Sluppet i 1988 i USA/GBR
  • b Sluppet igjen i 1989; opprinnelig havnet den som nr 48
  • c Sluppet igjen i 1989; opprinnelig havnet den som nr 68

Videoer[rediger | rediger kilde]

  • Black Fella White Fella (1987) – Australian Broadcasting Corporation documentary on the Black Fella White Fella tour of Indigenous communities with the Warumpi Band which inspired the writing of the album Diesel and Dust
  • Black Rain Falls (1990) – Footage of the 1990 Exxon Valdez protest
  • 20,000 Watt R.S.L. (1997) – Live footage, video clips and band interviews
  • Best of Both Worlds (2004) – Footage from two live shows including the Triple J 10th anniversary performance on Goat Island, Sydney Harbour

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Eksterne lenker[rediger | rediger kilde]