Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Oils and Prog Rock

Beth Curran bcurran at columbus.rr.com
Mon Dec 8 17:41:27 MST 2003

*snort*  Oh shit, I'm a closet ELO fan too!!!  Still love "The Whale"
after all these years, but I wish Jeff Lynne would go do something
else..everything he produces sounds the same...- Beth
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Subject: Re: [Powderworks] Oils and Prog Rock
A shameful secret of mine is my devotion to the great prog bands of the
70's onwards (Yes, King Crimson, Van der Graf Generator, Jethro Tull
etc) and I have always heard echoes of that style in the Oils music
(particularly "10 ....1").
Does anyone else here any link, or have I disappeared among my Cozmic
HMMM - I would not call YES, Tull, or Crimson SHAMEFUL secrets. I am
less familiar With Van der Graff Generator. I have been known to listen
to "Thick as a Brick" upon occasion all the way through with the
headphones on.  I think there is some "progressive" elements on 10..1 -
in particular "Scream in Blue".  Other than that, I don't tend to notice
it. Perhaps it is there, and I only notice it when it becomes VERY
Now - Would my ELO albums qualify for Shameful Secrets? 
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