Blue Sky Mining is the seventh studio album by Australian alternative rock band Midnight Oil, released on 9 February 1990 under the Columbia Records label. It received high ratings from critics. In March of that year, the album peaked at number one on the ARIA Albums Chart for two weeks. A limited release of the record featured clear blue vinyl
"Blue Sky Mine" is a song by Australian rock band Midnight Oil released in 1990 as the first single from their album Blue Sky Mining.It peaked at No. 7 on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart, No. 8 on the Australian Singles Chart, No. 47 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on both the Billboard Album Rock and Modern Rock charts. It charted the highest in New Zealand, where it reached No. 2
In the midst of their Blue Sky Mining tour, Midnight Oil stopped in New York City to stage a protest outside the Exxon Oil building in Manhattan to hold the company accountable for the devastating Exxon Valdez oil spill that occurred in Alaska the year before. During the eight-song set including "Blue Sky Mine" and a cover of John Lennon's "Instant Karma" Oils vocalist Peter Garrett stated
Blue Sky Mining is an album that shows a band at the height of its creative powers, and is an experience that will have you raising your fist in one song and yearning to change the world in the next.I was fortunate to be able to convince Oil’s guitarist and one of its founding members, Jim Moginie, to answer some of the questions that have been on my mind for more than two decades.
General CommentBlue Sky Mine by Midnight Oil is a song protesting a tragedy which occurred in Wittenoom, Western Australia.In 1938 Mr. Lang Hancock initiated the mining of blue asbestos in Wittenoom. However, because of the war in 1943, there was not enough asbestos fibre imports which were needed in the asbestos manufacturing business.
If I yell out at night there's a reply of blue silence The screen is no comfort, I can't speak my sentence They blew the lights at heaven's gate and I don't know why But if I work all day on the blue sky mine (There'll be stone on the table tonight) Still I walk up and down on the blue sky mine (There'll be pay in your pocket tonight)
Success didn't change Midnight Oil with their 1990 album Blue Sky Mining. The Australian band had finally broken through with their previous record, Diesel and Dust, but chart accomplishments didn't temper the group. Blue Sky Mining found lead singer Peter Garrett and the boys singing about familiar themes with their usual passion.
And if you blue sky mining company won't come to my rescue If the sugar refining company won't save me Who's gonna save me? But if I work all day on the blue sky mine (There'll be stone on the table tonight) And if I walk up and down on the blue sky mine (There'll be pay in your pocket tonight) And some have sailed from a distant shore
Guitar tablature for the song Blue Sky Mine by the Australian Rock Band Midnight Oil. Am Bb/E Dm G And if the blue sky mining company won't come to my rescue G Bb/E Dm G If the sugar refining company won't save me F Bb C Who's gonna save me Am C Who's gonna save me Am C Who's gonna save me Chorus: C Dm F Dm G But if I work all day on the
Blue Sky Mine. Written by Midnight Oil. Duration 4:18. From the album Blue Sky Mining and The Real Thing and 20 000 Watt RSL and The Real Thing. There'll be stone on the table tonight There'll be pay in your pocket tonight My gut is wrenched out it is crunched up and broken My
Midnight Oil performs in the music video "Blue Sky Mine" from the album "Blue Sky Mining" recorded for Columbia Records. Peter Garrett sings and play harmonica while the band plays in a salt flat against a blue sky background. Video clips of miners working play throughout the video. Written by
Blue Sky Mining "Midnight Oil's dark flame...a vintage slice of Aussie rage & roll -Rock as artful vitrolic rage-on Blue Sky Mining, the Oils sing it like it is. You should listen in kind." The album stone the Oils turning down the volume and vitriol just a bit -the guitars of Jim Moginie and Martin Rotsey don't quite blare-instead, they shimmer
Auf ihrem siebten Album "Blue Sky Mining" spielen Midnight Oil wieder intelligent arrangierten, treibenden Gitarren-Rock in Hülle und Fülle. Die zehn Songs fallen noch etwas eingängiger aus, ohne an Biß zu verlieren, und sie leben wie gehabt von Peter Garretts quengeliger Stimme.
We've got nothing to fear In the end the rain comes down Washes clean, the streets of a blue sky town Written by ROTSEY, MARTIN / HIRST, ROBERT / MOGINIE, JAMES / GARRETT, PETER / STEVENS, WAYNE Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC Lyrics Provided By LyricFind Inc. Chat About Blue Sky Mine by Midnight Oil
Blue Sky Mining is the seventh studio album by Australian alternative rock band Midnight Oil, released on 9 February 1990 under the Columbia Records label. It received high ratings from critics. In March of that year, the album peaked at number one on the ARIA Albums Chart for two weeks. A limited release of the record featured clear blue vinyl.
Traduction de la chanson Blue Sky Mine de Midnight Oil. Traduction de Blue Sky Mine Midnight Oil. Le meilleur de la musique en parole ! Compte. And if the blue sky mining company won't come to my rescue If the sugar refining company won't save me Washes clean the streets of the blue sky town.
"Blue Sky Mining" sort en 1990, c'est l'album qui succède au légendaire "Diesel and Dust" des kangourous Australien. Pour ma part et en tant que fan inconditionnel du groupe, c'est le meilleur même si certaines personnes avaient été un peu déçu dans les critiques tant l'attente était grande après l'excellent "Diesel and Dust".
Jun 02, 2012· For the Thursday class, the students were to listen to and discuss songs relating to the dangers of coal mining and other industrial accidents. Two of the non-coal mining songs I used in the curriculum were Gordon Lightfoot’s “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” and a newer song, Midnight Oil’s “Blue Sky Mine.”