Midnight Oil | Artist

Midnight Oil | Artist

Tags: Era_1970s, Gender_Male, Genre_Pop_Rock, Origin_Australia, Type_Artist

Midnight Oil was an Australian rock band formed 1976 in Sydney by Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey and Bones Hillman. The singer and frontman Peter Garrett left the band in 2002 to enter politics and became an Australian Government Minister. The band has had reunions since then and still commands a huge following for their idealogically charged post-punk sound. Outstanding albums include 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1, Red Sails in the Sunset, Diesel and Dust and Blue Sky Mining.

Artist Website: midnightoil.com

Featured Albums: Midnight Oil

Related Artists: Peter Garrett, The Backsliders

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