Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Oils survey

dingusmcgee dingusmcgee at qwest.net
Tue Aug 31 01:19:02 MDT 2004

ok, i'll take a stab at it......
its just not fair to limit things to 1 choice

1.  what's your name?  Scott
2.  where do you live?  Graham, Washington
3.  how old are you?  45
4.  what do you do for a living?  firefighter
5.  what was the first song you heard by the Oils?  Beds Are Burning
6.  how old were you when you heard it?  28
7.  what are your two favorite albums, from one extreme to the 
other?  		    Place Without a Postcard - Breath
8.  favorite energetic song?  way not fair - Dreamworld, Black Skin
     White Heart, Bring on the Change, Sometimes, Forgotten Years
9.  favorite slow song? way not fair - Outbreak of Love, E Beat, Time to
     Heal, Underwater, My Country
10. what song(s) defines the Oils?  Earth and Sun and Moon, My Country,
     Lucky Country
11. what song is *least* characteristic of the Oils? I'm The Cure
12. Martin or Jim?  I cant see having one without the other.....
13. what Oils song did you absolutely hate at first and now love? None 

     really, closest would be Drop in the Ocean
14. did you buy any Oils releases totally on faith, without having heard
     a single song before buying it?  all but Diesel and 10-1
15. do you play any instruments?  guitar, drums and bass - all air
16. if you could go to any ONE place mentioned in an Oils song, where
     would you go? just one - ok Hiroshima, no Norfolk Island
17. have the Oils ever inspired you to take any direct action as part of
     any environmental/social activist cause?  most certainly
18. have you ever had any Oils-related dreams?  one where i started a
     reclamation center and Pete came by and shook my hand - that was
19. Bones or Giffo?  both of course! my favorite video is Dreamworld -
     Giffo on bass, Bones on tape....
20. what forgotten song deserves another spin?  Jimmy Sharmens Boxers,
     Minutes to Midnight, Who Can Stand in the Way - hmmm guess what i've
     been listening to lately