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Midnight Oil

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Midnight Oil were 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).


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    Out where the river broke
    The bloodwood and the desert oak
    Holden wrecks and boiling diesels
    Steam in forty five degrees
    The time has come
    Beds Are Burning  -  1,326,386 plays
    Hey, hey hey hey, there'll be food on the table tonight
    Hey, hey, hey hey, there'll be pay in your pocket tonight
    My gut is wrenched out it is crunched up and broken
    A life that is led is no more than a token
    Who'll strike the flint upon the stone and tell me why
    Blue Sky Mine  -  188,948 plays
    We don't serve your country
    Don't serve your king
    Know your custom, don't speak your tongue
    White man came took everyone
    We don't serve your country
    The Dead Heart  -  165,331 plays
    The Breakfast Creek Hotel is up for sale
    The last square mile of terra firma gaveled in the mail
    So farewell to the Norfolk Island pines
    No amount of make believe can help this heart of mine
    End, your dreamworld is just about to end
    Dreamworld  -  102,004 plays
    Under the waterline
    No place to retire
    To another time
    The eyes of the world now turn
    And if we think about it
    Put Down That Weapon  -  91,928 plays
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