Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Bon Jovi-meets-Midnight Oil sound

Tari, Vince fstariv1@nmhg.com
Mon, 17 Sep 2001 18:14:46 -0500

> Russell Crowe's band has been mentioned in the past on this 
> list, so I'll bring it up again only because of a funny 
> Midnight Oil reference.  The September 21 edition of 
> _Entertainment Weekly_ has this blurb about Crowe's band:
> 30 ODD FOOT OF GRUNTS Bastard Life or Clarity (Artemis) 
> It'd be easy to dismiss this Russell Crowe-led band as a 
> vanity project
> from a movie star living out a fantasy otherwise unattainable.
> Which it probably is (despite the fact that Crowe's played with
> Grunt member Dean Cochran since 1984). But their Bon
> Jovi-meets-Midnight Oil  sound is more original and accomplished
> than that of, say, Dogstar, and if you tune out the
> often-laughable lyrics and tentative vocals and try not to think
> about Gladiator loincloths, Life is often rewarding. B-

I wish to pass a notion right here & now, that the words "Russell Crowe's
TOFOG" & "Midnight Oil" to never be mentioned in the same sentence.

All those in favour say "I".