Midnight Oil

Oils Bio Re: [Powderworks] NML - not oils

jeffm@jeack.com.au jeffm@jeack.com.au
Fri, 29 Aug 2003 08:34:40 -1000

ok.  ok.

i'll put my hand up.  but someone will have to show me how to use the shit
key, and how to avoid missing important letters when i type.


>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
>>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,
>>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
>>what is ostensibly their "last release" in the general public's eye.
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