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on 2 April 2001
A good selection of their greatest hits. Obviously you can't have all your favorites, but this album certainty has the biggest and most well know songs written by this Legendary Australian Band.
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on 3 June 2011
This Midnight Oil compilation cover their music over 20 years from 1979's "Head Injuries" till "Redneck Wonderland" from 1998. The only early album not represented is their first from 1978.

Their commercially most succesfull period around "Blue Sky Mining" is logically covered the broadest with 3 tracks from "Diesel and Dust" and 4 from "Blue Sky Mining". All tracks well chosen; actually these albums are so great that almost any tracks would be.

The greatly overlooked 1993 album "Earth and Sun and Moon" is only represented by "Truganini" which is a shame - "In the Valley" should have been here!

From "Breathe" a great song called "Surf's Up Tonight" has been included. I have never yet heard "Breathe" as a whole; but this song really stirs my curiosity to do so. It's a song of raw simple beauty, unlike any other track I have heard from the band; and I would never have guessed who it was if I had heard it on the radio - a little like Alex Chilton/Big Star.

Among the early songs "Kosciuszko" is my favourite.

The booklet includes an interesting band story written by Tim Winton. Makes you want more. Recommended!
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on 13 July 2009
There is little doubt that Midnight Oil deserve a more comprehensive 2 cd compilation set that would provide a more rounded compilation and have double the tracks on this one.That said this 'best of' set provides a good starting point if your just getting into their music \and has a good selection of their big hits and most popular tracks on it from the early years to the 'Beds are Burning ' days of international recognition.
If you love your rock music to be played and sung with spirit and aggression and be a cut above the normal cheesy stadium type bands then Midnight Oil are for you.
Aussie rock at it's best.
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on 28 April 2014
This is a great compilation of Midnight oil tracks.A must have even if you only know the one track "beds are burning" sounding similar to The B52'S on some tracks .
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on 26 April 2016
Brilliant band and brilliant cd,a great reminder of my second trip to Australia
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on 22 February 2015
As always, excellent. The CD was in perfect condition.
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on 4 January 2016
Super item, would recommend product and seller.
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on 13 June 2015
Just brilliant.......
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on 25 February 2016
Good Condition
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on 19 September 2014
Good album.
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