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November 26, 2021

MIDNIGHT OIL ANNOUNCE ‘RESIST’:  THE NEW ALBUM. THE FINAL TOUR.

In 2017 Midnight Oil returned from a long hiatus with a sweat drenched pub gig at the legendary Sydney venue, Selina’s. In the middle of that special set, frontman Peter Garrett borrowed some famous lines, exhorting “rage, rage, against the dying of the light”. And …
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November 7, 2021

The Hillmans: A Tribute To Bones

It’s 12 months today since Bones Hillman exited the stage … and what better way to commemorate his singular memory than with a new bittersweet song featuring some of his many friends. “One Voice” can be heard and downloaded here: www.midnightoil.com/one-voice-for-bones   The initial inspiration …
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October 30, 2021

For humanity to survive, we must make Australia’s politicians feel our fear and rage Peter Garrett and Paul Gilding

There are no climate deniers any more. Whatever anger we feel at the opportunities missed, we still celebrate that the battle of ideas, at least, is won. Now there are climate hawks and climate doves. Hawks see a global emergency and the need to mobilise …
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October 29, 2021

MIDNIGHT OIL REJOIN THE FRAY WITH ‘RISING SEAS’

Every child put down your toys and come inside to sleep / We have to look you in the eye and say we sold you cheap Let’s confess we did not act with serious urgency / So open up the floodgates to the Rising Seas These are the …
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October 20, 2021

MIDNIGHT OIL & FIRST NATIONS COLLABORATORS NOMINATED FOR FIVE ARIA AWARDS

Congrat’s to Midnight Oil & First Nations Collaborators on receiving five ARIA Award nominations today for The Makarrata Project … Best Album, Best Rock Album, Best Group, Best Video and Best Live Act. The first 3 categories will be determined by peers but Best Video …
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