Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Oils survey

Tari, Vince Vince.Tari at nmhg.com
Wed Sep 1 20:06:59 MDT 2004

> 1.  what's your name? Vince
> 2.  where do you live?  Sydney, Australia
> 3.  how old are you?  32
> 4.  what do you do for a living? Commercial Manager
> 5.  what was the first song you heard by the Oils?  P&TP
> 6.  how old were you when you heard it? 10
> 7.  what are your two favorite albums, from one extreme to the other?
Head Injuries & BSM
> 8.  favorite energetic song?  Pictures (live......preferably preceded by
Eye Contact !!)
> 9.  favorite slow song?  Now or Never Land
> 10.  what song(s) defines the Oils?  Brave Faces
> 11. what song is *least* characteristic of the Oils? In The Rain
> 12.  Martin or Jim?  Can't have one without the other....too hard to
> 13.  what Oils song did you absolutely hate at first and now love? You May
Not Be Released
> 14.  did you buy any Oils releases totally on faith, without having heard
a single song before buying it? Yes - got the early albums based entirely on
my fondness for the later releases. Got all subsequent albums on the day
they were released
> 15.  do you play any instruments?  wish i could play drums....but at this
stage i only play car steering wheel (quite poorly) at traffic lights 
> 16.  if you could go to any ONE place mentioned in an Oils song, where
would you go? Antarctica
> 17.  have the Oils ever inspired you to take any direct action as part of
any environmental/social activist cause?  I guess i've just taken a more
responsible attitude towards recycling & conservation over the years
> 18.  have you ever had any Oils-related dreams?  Sitting around the
campfire under the stars in outback Oz singing songs with the Oils. I dreamt
this not long after watching Black Fella White Fella
> 19.  Bones or Giffo?  Bones - a terrific fellow with a great
voice......slotted into the Oils line up so seamlessly post-Giffo, a task
that would have been very difficult but he did it with ease
> 20.  what forgotten song deserves another spin?  Although not an Oils
song, Wharf Rat