Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Cover songs

Mike Blackwood mikeb@cs.mun.ca
Fri, 23 May 2003 08:45:43 -0230 (NDT)

On Thu, 22 May 2003, Beth Curran wrote:

The Oils SHOULD have covered "Nature" by Wayne Mason of NZ.  The song was 
made famous in the early 90's by NZ stalwarts The Mutton Birds.  Its all 
about finding meaning while being lost in the bush...

The Remainders (aka 4 Past Midnight) should do a cover of Exhuming 
McCarthy by R.E.M.  It's a poitical rant, but has a wierd, jaunty 
beat, and would be vocally perfect for bones.

None of them under any circumstances should cover "Goody Goody Two Shoes" 
by Adam Ant.  If that song was any cheesier it'd be a pizza topping!


> I've enjoyed the recent "who else are you listening to" thread.  I tell
> you what, it's reminded me of a whole lot of good music I've somehow
> forgotten about.hi ho, hi ho, it's off to the used CD store I go.
> So how about this.  Propose 3 songs:  One the Oils should have covered,
> one you'd like to see the Remainders cover (the name's sticking, isn't
> it?) and one none of them should ever, ever cover under any
> circumstances whatsoever (limited to popular music, of course, no opera
> or anything flaky like that).