Midnight Oil

  • Australia
  • Flamboyant eco rock

In 1987, they set your bed sheets on fire with the magisterial planetary hit Beds are burning. 30 years later, neither the hit song, nor Midnight Oil have lost any of their lustre. With no less than 11 albums on the clock, these charismatic Australians, an immovable fixture on the rock scene of the eighties and nineties, are led by the giant Peter Garrett. A rock star certainly, but who has also occupied the posts of minister for the ecology and secretary of state for education. Yes, sir! The quintet have always been committed and their rock music is a reflection of this political engagement in favour of the ecology and the Aboriginal cause: ardent, uncompromising, powerful and solid.