Midnight Oil

Oils Bio Re: [Powderworks] NML - not oils

[name removed] example@example.com
Thu, 28 Aug 2003 18:30:45 +1000

I just want to say i think Jeff should be commissioned
to write the Oils bio. Can anyone name a more
eloquent better qualified person on this list? No.. i did
not think you could....

>From: jeffm@jeack.com.au
>Reply-To: jeffm@jeack.com.au
>To: powderworks@cs.colorado.edu
>Subject: [Powderworks] NML - not oils
>Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 13:57:24 -1000
>Hi all,
>I just want to agree emphatically with Damien's comments.  NML was not a MO
>single, and one of the band members signed my single with this message -
>"This is not a Midnight Oil single."
>I think that speaks for itself.  Yeah, they agree with the Gaia cause, but
>having someone brand their own work as Midnight Oil, when the band just
>offered a few instruments and a voice, is NOT the way the oils work.  I
>think it is sad (whilst ironic) that a band who has gone to such great
>lengths to protect their work from profiteers has been taken for a ride on
>what is ostensibly their "last release" in the general public's eye.
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