Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Oils survey

Patrick Collins patandmichelle at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 1 00:56:41 MDT 2004

>1. what's your name? Patrick

>2. where do you live? Sussex, England

>3. how old are you? 36

>4. what do you do for a living? Engineering Scientist

>5. what was the first song you heard by the Oils? Beds

>6. how old were you when you heard it? teens

>7. what are your two favorite albums, from one extreme to the other? 
>Midnight Oil and ESM

>8. favorite energetic song? King of the Mountain

>9. favorite slow song? One Country

>10. what song(s) defines the Oils? Lucky Country, Concrete, dead Heart....

>11. what song is *least* characteristic of the Oils? One Too Many Times

>12. Martin or Jim? eeny meeny miny mo....

>13. what Oils song did you absolutely hate at first and now love? Most of 

>14. did you buy any Oils releases totally on faith, without having heard a 
>single song before buying it? All except Diesel and Dust.  A friend of mine 
>played me ESM once and I never looked back.  Since then, have done my best 
>to bankrupt myself buying Oils material.

>15. do you play any instruments? Drums, piano, guitar and French Horn - in 
>that order of merit

>16. if you could go to any ONE place mentioned in an Oils song, where would 
>you go? Antarctica

>17. have the Oils ever inspired you to take any direct action as part of 
>any environmental/social activist cause? Not direct - joined Greenpeace as 
>Frontline member though.

>18. have you ever had any Oils-related dreams? Yes.  I remember writing an 
>account of one to powderworkers before.  Something about Pete in a happy 
>clappy christian fundamentalist environment while I was driving by or 
>something.....bit of a 'mare you might say.

>19. Bones or Giffo? eeny meeny miny mo.....

>20. what forgotten song deserves another spin? Jimmy Sharmans boxers