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On October 15, 1996.

On October 15, 1996, “Columbia” label released “Breathe”, the ninth Midnight Oil studio album. It was recorded in 1996, in Sydney and New Orleans, and was produced by Malcolm Burn.

Personnel:

  • Peter Garrett- lead vocals
  • Bones Hillman- bass, vocals
  • Rob Hirst- drums, vocals
  • Jim Moginie- guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Martin Rotsey– guitars
  • Malcolm Burn- guitars, organ, bass
  • Emmylou Harris– vocals
  • Buddy Miller– guitars
  • Daryl Johnson – djembe
  • Ethan Allan – piano

Track listing:

  1. Underwater – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  2. Surf’s Up Tonight – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  3. Common Ground – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  4. Time to Heal – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  5. Sins of Omission – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey, Malcolm Burn
  6. One Too Many Times – Jim Moginie
  7. Star of Hope – Jim Moginie
  8. In the Rain – Peter Garrett
  9. Bring on the Change – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  10. Home – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  11. E-Beat – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  12. Barest Degree – Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst
  13. Gravelrash – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey

 

In August 1987.

In August 1987, “Spirit Music” label released “Diesel and Dust”, the sixth Midnight Oil studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Albert Studios” in Sydney, Australia, and was produced by Peter Garrett, Peter Gilford, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey and Wame Livesey. In 1989, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it No. 13 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of the 1980s”. In October 2010 it was listed at No. 1 in the book “100 Best Australian Albums”.

Personnel:

  • Peter Garrett– vocals
  • Peter Gifford– bass, vocals
  • Robert Hirst– drums, vocals
  • Jim Moginie– guitars, keyboards
  • Martin Rotsey– guitars

Track listing:

  1. .Beds Are Burning – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  2. Put Down the Weapon – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  3. Dreamworld – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  4. Arctic World – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  5. Warakurna – Jim Moginie
  6. The Dead Heart – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  7. Whoah – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  8. Bullroare – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  9. Sell My Soul – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  10. Sometimes – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  11. Gunbarrel Highway – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie, Peter Gifford, Martin Rotsey

On April 20, 1993.

Midnight Oil_Earth Sun Moon

On April 20, 1993, “Columbia” label released “Earth and Sun and Moon”, album by Midnight Oil. It was recorded in 1993, at “Megaphon Studios” in Sydney, and was produced by Nick Launay and Midnight Oil.

Personnel:

  • Peter Garrett– lead vocals, harmonica
  • Bones Hillman– bass guitar, vocals
  • Rob Hirst– drums, vocals
  • Jim Moginie– guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Martin Rotsey– guitar
  • Brent Clark, Nick Launay – engineer
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Nick Launay – mixing
  • Kevin Wilkins, Craig Simmons, Midnight Oil – design

Track listing:

  1. Feeding Frenzy – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  2. My Country – Rob Hirst
  3. Renaissance Man – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  4. Earth and Sun and Moon – Jim Moiginie
  5. Truganini – Rob Hirst, Jim Moiginie
  6. Bushfire – Peter Garrett, Jim Moiginie
  7. Drums of Heaven – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Jim Moiginie
  8. Outbreak of Love – Rob Hirst
  9. In the Valley – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst, Jim Moiginie
  10. Tell Me the Truth – Peter Garrett, Jim Moiginie
  11. Now or Never Land – Peter Garrett, Jim Moiginie

On February 25, 1990.

Midnight Oil_Blue Sky Mining

On February 25, 1990, “Columbia” label released “Blue Sky Mining”, the seventh Midnight Oil album. It was recorded in 1989, at “Rhino” in Sydney, and was produced by Warne Livesey, Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey and Warne Livesey . At the “ARIA Music Awards” in 1991, “Blue Sky Mining” won “Best Group”, “Outstanding Achievement Award”, “Best Cover Art”, “Best Video” and “Album of the Year”. The album was awarded 5× Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”.

Personnel:

  • Peter Garrett- lead vocals
  • Bones Hillman- bass, vocals
  • Robert Hirst- drums, vocals
  • Jim Moginie- guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Martin Rotsey- guitars, vocals
  • Warne Livesey- keyboards
  • Jeremy Smith – French horn
  • Phillip Hartl – string leader
  • Glad and Carl – Horn Swells

Track listing:

  1. Blue Sky Mine – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  2. Stars of Warburton – Peter Garrett, Martin Rotsey
  3. Bedlam Bridge – Robert Hirst
  4. Forgeotten Years – Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  5. Mountains of Burma – Robert Hirst
  6. King of the Mountain – Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  7. River Runs Red – Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  8. Shakers and Movers – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  9. One Country – Peter Garret, Jim Moginie
  10. Antartica – Peter Garret, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  11. You May Not Be released – Jim Moginie

 

On February 19, 1992.

Midnight Oil_Capricornia

On February 19, 2002, “Sprint Music” label album released “Capricornia”, the last Midnight Oil album.  It was recorded 2000 – 2001, and was produced by Warne Livesey, except “Say Your Prayers,” produced by Midnight Oil and Daniel Denholm. The concept and the name of “Capricornia”  was taken from the novel of the same name written by the Australian author Xavier Herbert.

Personnel:

  • Peter Garrett- lead vocals
  • Bones Hillman- bass, vocals
  • Rob Hirst- drums, vocals, percussion
  • Jim Moginie- guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Martin Rotsey– guitars

Track listing:

  1. Golden Age – Peter Garret, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie
  2. Too Much Sunshine – Jim Moginie
  3. Capricornia – Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie
  4. Luritja Way – Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie
  5. Tone Poem – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  6. A Crocodile Cries – Jim Moginie
  7. Mosquito March – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  8. Been Away Too Long – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  9. Under the Overpass – Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie
  10. World That I See – Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie
  11. Poets and Slaves – Jim Moginie