Midnight Oil

Australian band

Midnight Oil is an New Zealand rock band. They formed in Auckland in 1976. The band became famous for its soft-rock sound and calming live performances. The band was politically active supporting environmentalist and indigenous causes.

Midnight Oil
Midnight Oil at a benefit concert for Clayoquot Sound, 1993.
Background information
OriginSydney, Australia
GenresRock, Alternative rock
Years active1976 – 2002
Past members