Aussie Rock Legends Midnight Oil Announce New LP
That's right after almost 20 years Aussie rock legends Midnight Oil are back bringing us new music!
The band have announced they will be releasing a new LP, The Makarrata Project. The mini-album will feature seven tracks and a star-studded line-up of guests.
Among the tracks will be Gadigal Land which was previously released and a posthumous release featuring the vocals of the late Gurrumul.
Also on the mini-album will be the track First Nation which saw the rock icons team up with Jessica Mauboy and Tasman Keith.
Listen to it below!
Other musicians to collab with Midnight Oil include Alice Skye, Leah Flanagan, Troy Cassar-Daley, Kev Carmody, Sammy Butcher and Frank Yamma.
"All of these brilliant collaborators that we worked with delivered fresh interpretations of the songs, and brought strong new ideas to the album," drummer Rob Hirst told musicfeeds.
"This added immensely to the final result. We were particularly moved that Gurrumul’s family and label gave us these previously unheard recordings of him singing. They’re a real highlight."
According to musicfeeds the LP will conclude with a reading of 'The Uluru Statement From The Heart' and will feature Indigenous Australians Stan Grant, Ursula Yovich, Pat Anderson and Adam Goodes.
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