Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] In the Valley lyrics (was Vote now)

Kiri W screaminblue88@hotmail.com
Thu, 19 Dec 2002 03:54:49 +0000


ITV is about Pete's family. His father and mother's untimely deaths for one 
thing. Dad from asthma and mum in a house fire.


>From: Craig Jacobson <cjake@pipeline.com>
>To: Bruce Robertson <the_oil_fish@yahoo.ca>
>CC: powderworks@cs.colorado.edu
>Subject: Re: [Powderworks] In the Valley lyrics (was Vote now)
>Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2002 11:04:55 -0500
>It indeed is a portion of the Garrett family history.  Pete was asked this 
>on an interview on WNEW in NYC before the 1993 show at the Wetlands, right 
>after ESM came out.
>Bruce Robertson wrote:
>>Greetings Valley Walkers,
>>      This poem has come up before (I remember learning about Victa 
>>lawnmowers last time) but I've been wondering if this is a personal 
>>account of Peter's history. PG, RH and JM are credited with writing it, 
>>but does anybody know particulars? The way PG sings it always led me to 
>>believe they were his words. I could be dead wrong. Any thoughts?
>>"I'm sure you remember..."
>>bruce in calgary
>>  Anna Offler <aoffler@iprimus.com.au> wrote:
>>     Damn,
>>     We need another 4,500 Yes votes . Maybe some people are afraid of
>>     Costello. He does have one good point over Lil Johnny . He isnt a
>>     "Menzies" clone monarchist. When lawns were always Victa neat.
>>     Pleasantville Australia.
>>     Lew and Anna
>>     <Damien wrote
>>     Nine Msn www.ninemsn.com.au
>>     has another vote and it is... sould John Howard
>>     retire next year? so come on folks lets vote against
>>     him (if only this vote could really count in getting rid
>>     of the little cunt!).
>>Post your free ad now! Yahoo! Canada Personals 

Add photos to your e-mail with MSN 8. Get 2 months FREE*.