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OUT now ! Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning (Gil Everest & Lunar Sound 2017 Remix)

July 11, 2017

3 weeks ago came out the brillant idea to remix one of the most popular and successful australian track of the 80's by Midnight Oil. 

 

Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning (Gil Everest & Lunar Sound 2017 Remix) is NOW downloadable for FREE on :

 

www.soundcloud.com/gileverest

www.youtube.com/gileverest

 

"Beds Are Burning" is a protest song in support of giving native Australian lands back to the Pintupi, who were among the very last people to come in from the desert. These 'last contact' people began moving from the Gibson Desertto settlements and missions in the 1930s. More were forcibly moved during the 1950s and 1960s to the Papunya settlement. In 1981, they left to return to their own country and established the Kintore community, which is nestled in the picturesque Kintore Ranges, surrounded by Mulga and Spinifex country. It is a community with a population of about 400. Kintore and the town of Yuendumu are mentioned by name in the lyrics, as are vehicles produced by the Holden company. 

 

It reached No. 1 in New Zealand, South Africa and Canada, No. 3 in the Netherlands, No. 5 in France, No. 6 in the United Kingdom and Australia, No. 11 in Ireland and No. 17 in the United States and Sweden.

It is one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.

It was named number 95 on VH1's 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s and number 97 by the Triple J Hottest 100 of All Time in 2009. 

 

 

 

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