Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Oils Survey :)

Chris Graham wcgraham at shaw.ca
Thu Sep 2 09:19:18 MDT 2004

> 1.  What's your name?  Chris
> 2.  Where do you live?  Calgary, AB, Canada
> 3.  How old are you?  31
> 4.  What do you do for a living?  software developer
> 5.  What was the first song you heard by the Oils?  Beds Are Burning
> 6.  How old were you when you heard it?  Grade 11
> 7.  What are your two favorite albums, from one extreme to the other?
>          Red Sails, Redneck Wonderland
> 8.  Favorite energetic song?  Is It Now
> 9.  Favorite slow song?  In The Rain
> 10. Which song(s) defines the Oils?  Sleep
> 11. What song is *least* characteristic of the Oils?  Kingdom of Flaunt
> 12. Martin or Jim?  Jim
> 13. What Oils song did you absolutely hate at first and now love?  Tin Legs and Tin Mines
> 14. Did you buy any Oils releases totally on faith, without having 
> heard a single song before buying it?
    All of them except D&D, which a friend copied for me,
    and BSM, which I'd heard once, and ESM, which I'd heard Trug.
> 15. Do you play any instruments?  
    I can use a keyboard well enough to write music using a computer.
    I can pick out notes on a guitar.
    I had a semester of trumpet.
> 16. If you could go to any ONE place mentioned in an Oils song, 
> where would
>    you go?
    I regret never getting to Oz in time to see a show on their home turf!
> 17. Have the Oils ever inspired you to take any direct action as 
> part of any
>    environmental/social activist cause?
> 18. Have you ever had any Oils-related dreams?
    Yes, I have had a few dreams of meeting Pete or Rob.
> 19. Bones or Giffo?  Giffo!
> 20. What forgotten song deserves another spin?  Pictures / Nothing Lost Nothing Gained