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Midnight Oil - Midnight Oil album flac Performer: Midnight Oil
Title: Midnight Oil
Style: Alternative Rock
Country: Australia
MP3 album: 1255 mb
FLAC album: 1659 mb
Rating: 4.5
Genre: Rock

The discography of Australian rock group Midnight Oil consists of eleven studio albums, forty singles, three EPs, four video albums, four live albums, and three compilation albums. As of 2002, the band had sold 12 million albums worldwide. Midnight Oil began under the name Farm in 1972, establishing their own record label 'Powderworks' in 1977. They released their debut self-titled album Midnight Oil in 1978 along with their first single "Run by Night"

Midnight Oil (known informally as "The Oils") are an Australian rock band composed of Peter Garrett (vocals, harmonica), Rob Hirst (drums), Jim Moginie (guitar, keyboard), Martin Rotsey (guitar) and Bones Hillman (bass guitar). The group was formed in Sydney in 1972 by Hirst, Moginie and original bassist Andrew James as Farm: they enlisted Garrett the following year, changed their name in 1976, and hired Rotsey a year later. Peter Gifford served as bass player from 1980–1987.

Midnight Oil - Midnight Oil (1978).

Midnight Oil are an influential alternative rock band formed in Sydney, Australia in 1976. The band originally formed as "Farm" in 1972. The band is best known for their political activism and environmentalism and their 1987 worldwide hit single "Beds Are Burning". For most of their career, the band consisted of Peter Garrett (vocals), Jim Moginie (guitar, keyboards), Martin Rotsey (guitar), Bones Hillman (bass, vocals) and Rob Hirst (drums).

Midnight Oil is the self-titled debut album by Australian hard rock band Midnight Oil which was recorded in 1977 and released in November 1978 on the band's independent Powderworks label. It reached the top 50 on the Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart. The album was later distributed by CBS Records and issued as a CD. The LP has a blue cover, however, the CD has a black cover. Because of the blue cover, the former version is often referred to, by fans, as the "blue album" or "the Blue Meanie". 1976 they changed their name to Midnight Oil and began to develop an aggressive, punk-hard rock sound for their pub rock audiences

Midnight Oil: 1984’ Paris screening + Rob Hirst Q&A. PARIS: Come see the first European cinema screening of ‘Midnight Oil: 1984’ at Le Grand Rex on June 26 – the day before the band’s Parisian show. Following the screening there will be an interactive Q&A with Rob Hirst. com/cinema/2558 for more.

Midnight Oil lyrics - 132 song lyrics sorted by album, including "Beds Are Burning", "The Dead Heart", "Short Memory". album: "Midnight Oil" (1978). Powderworks Head Over Heels Dust Used And Abused Surfing With A Spoon Run By Night Nothing Lost - Nothing Gained. album: "Head Injuries" (1979). No Time For Games Knife's Edge I'm The Cure. album: "Place Without A Postcard" (1981).


A1 Powderworks 5:35
A2 Head Over Heels 4:01
A3 Dust 3:17
A4 Used And Abused 3:10
B1 Surfing With A Spoon 5:22
B2 Run By Night 3:52
B3 Nothing Lost-Nothing Gained 8:23

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  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – 7 Records Pty Limited
  • Distributed By – RCA Limited, Australia
  • Recorded At – Albert Studios
  • Mixed At – Albert Studios


  • Bass – Andrew James
  • Composed By – Midnight Oil
  • Design [Sleeve & Cover] – Jan Paul, Midnight Oil
  • Drums, Vocals – Rob Hirst
  • Engineer – Keith Walker
  • Guitar – Martin Rotsey
  • Guitar, Keyboards – Jim Moginie
  • Management – Gary Morris Vasicek*
  • Photography By – Kathleen O'Brien, Kevin Fewster
  • Photography By [Back Cover] – Jan Paul
  • Producer – Keith Walker, Midnight Oil
  • Vocals – Peter Garrett


Recorded and Mixed at Albert's Studio, Sydney, Australia, September 1978.

Sound recording made by 7 Records P/L - first published P in Australia 1978.
Manufactured for and distributed by RCA Limited.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MLF 233 Midnight Oil Midnight Oil ‎(LP, Album) Powderworks, Sprint Music MLF 233 Australia 1978
450902 4 Midnight Oil Midnight Oil ‎(Cass, Album, RE) CBS 450902 4 Europe Unknown
CK 46133 Midnight Oil Midnight Oil ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Columbia CK 46133 US Unknown
746.002/2-450902, 746.002, 2-450902 Midnight Oil Midnight Oil ‎(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia 746.002/2-450902, 746.002, 2-450902 Brazil Unknown
MLF 233 Midnight Oil Midnight Oil ‎(LP, Album) Powderworks, Sprint Music MLF 233 New Zealand 1978