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Midnight Oil‘s forthcoming Overflow Tank box set, which is the 12-disc ‘rarities’ companion to the ‘Full Tank’ set, is available for a very competitive price right now on Amazon France.

The 4CD+8DVD package contains over 14-hours of content and is ‘just’ £155 on the French site (€179), which is over £100 cheaper than the current UK price. This cheap price in France is about the same price as from the official Midnight Oil store, but of course, for those in Europe, you don’t have the same worries around VAT, import duty and potential hassle with returns.

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Midnight Oil / Overflow Tank box set

The Over Flow Tank

Introducing Midnight Oil’s Overflow Tank from Sony Legacy and Sony Music Australia.
This treasure trove for true fans includes over 14 hours of previously unreleased and currently unavailable sound and vision from throughout Midnight Oil’s stellar career. As with its companion piece the Full Tank, the Overflow Tank is made out of recycled materials and housed in a miniature replica water tank like the one seen onstage at so many Midnight Oil gigs. It is the ultimate Oils collection containing one CD of unreleased studio recordings, one CD of unavailable B-sides and rarities plus 2 live CD’s drawn from iconic shows across two decades. It also includes 8 DVD’s; MTV Unplugged, a live concert from South Africa,s Ellis Park, and Only The Strong, a behind the scenes documentary about the making of 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
(all previously unreleased). plus the films Black Rain Falls, Oils On the Water, Saturday Night at the Capitol, Blackfella Whitefella and a special bonus DVD with rare and unseen live footage from 6 different shows. Each of the 12 discs has its own new unique artwork and the tank also contains a deluxe 36 page booklet containing rare photos and an exclusive 5000 word essay about Midnight Oil by renowned Australian writer, Andrew Stafford.

Contents

  • Lasseter’s Gold (CD)
  • Chiko Locallo (CD)
  • 2JJ Live at the Wireless (CD)
  • Punter Barrier BPM (CD)
  • MTV Unplugged (DVD)
  • Black Rain Falls (DVD)
  • Saturday Night at the Capitol (DVD)
  • Oils On the Water (DVD)
  • Only the Strong (DVD)
  • Blackfella Whitefella (DVD)
  • Ellis Park – the Concert (DVD)
  • Moments in Space (DVD)

(14hrs 13mins of music)

Detailed track listing for Overflow Tank:

“Lasseter’s Gold” (Unreleased Demos) CD

Schwampy Moose (1972)
21st Century Human (1992) Demo for ‘Earth and Sun and Moon’.
Red Indian (1992) Demo for ‘Earth and Sun and Moon’. Original version, the song was re-written and released as ‘Land’.
Can’t See Reason (1990) Demo for ‘Blue Sky Mining’.
Love Life (1990) Demo for ‘Blue Sky Mining’.
Heart Is Nowhere (1990) Demo for ‘Blue Sky Mining’.
Wreckery Road (Midnight Oil version) (1990) Demo for ‘Blue Sky Mining’. This song had another life on Ghostwriters first album with Rob’s vocal.
Farm (1976) Recorded at 77 Albert Ave, Chatswood (the band’s share house/early office).
Ghost Of The Roadhouse (1982) Demo for ‘10-1’.
The Band Played The Last Melody (1990) Demo for ‘Blue Sky Mining’.
A Sunburnt Sky (1996) Outtake for ‘Breathe’. This song had another life under the title ‘A Love So High’ on Jim Moginie’s first solo album ‘Alas Folkloric’.
Doghead (1989) Recorded at same session as ‘You May Not Be Released.’

“Chiko Locallo” (B sides & Rarities) CD

Ships Of Freedom (1993) ‘In the Valley’ B side, ‘Outbreak of Love’ B side, ‘My Country’ maxi B side.
(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding (1987) ‘Put Down that Weapon’ B side.
Heaven And Earth (1997) ‘Cemetery In My Mind’ B side.
Cemetery In My Mind [True Believers Blind Version] (1998) ‘Cemetery in my Mind’ B side.
The Real Thing (2000)
The Last Of The Diggers (2000)
Spirit Of The Age (2000)
You May Not Be Released (1987-8 ) ‘Blue Sky Mine’ B side & ‘Forgotten Years’ B side.
Kiss That Girl (2001) European edition of Capricornia album.
Wharf Rat (1991/1998) ‘Deadicated’ Grateful Dead tribute album & ‘Sometimes’ Live B Side.
I See You (1996) ‘Surf’s Up Tonight’ B Side & ‘Underwater’ B Side.
Smash The Wobble Board (1996) [Jim Moginie vocal] ‘Surf’s Up Tonight B side’ & ‘Underwater’ B Side.
The Great Gibber Plain [Ambient Version] (1998) ‘Redneck Wonderland’ B Side.
Land (1994) Crash Vegas, Daniel Lanois, Hothouse Flowers, Midnight Oil, The Tragically Hip – benefit CD for Clayoquot Sound.
.. What Frontier? (1997) ‘White Skin Black Heart’ B Side & ‘Redneck Wonderland’ B side
Devilfish Shuffle (1998) ‘Cemetery In My Mind’ B side.
Kingdom Of Flaunt (1996) ‘Underwater’ B Side.

“Live At The Wireless – 1978 – Studio 221” CD (2JJ, Sydney)

Ensemble
Dust
Surfing With A Spoon
Nothing Lost – Nothing Gained
Powderworks
Run By Night
Used And Abused
Take Me Down Easy

“Punter Barrier BPM” (Live) CD

Parramatta Park 1981 (2JJ)

Stand In Line

Tanelorn – 1981 (Live at Tanelorn Music Festival)

Brave Faces
Lucky Country
No Reaction
Back On The Borderline
Koala Sprint
Section 5 [Bus to Bondi]
Don’t Wanna Be The One
Powderworks

Narrabeen Sands Hotel – 1996

Eye Contact
Pictures

Penrith Leagues – 1998

E Beat
Comfortable Place On The Couch
What Goes On
Concrete
Redneck Wonderland

Alberts Studios – 1992

Burnie

“MTV Unplugged” (Live) DVD (New York, 1993)

Feeding Frenzy
Sell My Soul
Short Memory
Tell Me The Truth
Blue Sky Mine
Lucky Country
Now Or Never Land
Antarctica
The Dead Heart
In The Valley
Beds Are Burning
Earth And Sun And Moon
Truganini
Drums Of Heaven
My Country
Warakurna
We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

“Black Rain Falls” (Documentary) DVD

Midnight Oil’s protest gig performed in 1990 on a flat bed truck outside the Exxon Building New York City brought world attention to the catastrophic environmental damage caused by the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Intro
Dreamworld (Interview – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst)
Blue Sky Mine (Press Conference – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst)
Instant Karma (Interview, press conference – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst)
River Runs Red (Interview – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst)
Progress (Interview – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst)
Sometimes (Press Conference – Peter Garrett, Rob Hirst)
King Of The Mountain (Press Conference)

“Saturday Night At The Capitol” (Live) DVD (2JJ Sydney, 1982)

Only The Strong
Brave Faces
Short Memory
Knife’s Edge
Power And The Passion
Armistice Day
No Time For Games
Quinella Holiday
Lucky Country
Don’t Wanna Be The One
Burnie
Powderworks

“Oils On The Water” (Live) DVD (Goat Island, 1985)

Intro
Best Of Both Worlds
When The Generals Talk
Minutes To Midnight
Sleep
Only The Strong
Short Memory
Kosciusko
US Forces
Jimmy Sharman’s Boxers
Back On The Borderline
Tin-Legs & Tin Mines
Don’t Wanna Be The One
Power And The Passion
Read About It
Harrisburg
Stand In Line

“Only The Strong: The making of 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1” (Documentary) DVD

Only The Strong tells the story behind Midnight Oil’s classic breakthrough album “10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1”. This new documentary, directed by Robert Hambling, features the wizard-like figure of producer Nick Launay alongside band members Jim Moginie, Rob Hirst and Peter Garrett. The film lifts the lid on how Midnight Oil reinvented themselves with this trailblazing masterpiece.

“Blackfella/Whitefella” (Documentary) DVD

In 1986, Midnight Oil was invited to tour central Australian Aboriginal settlements with the legendary Aboriginal group Warumpi Band. They staged concerts, talked with tribal elders and saw European occupation through the eyes of its original inhabitants. This became known as the Blackfella/Whitefella tour. This tour became the creative catalyst for the writing and recording of Midnight Oil’s “Diesel And Dust” album. Blackfella/Whitefella is the documentation of those experiences featuring the music of Midnight Oil and Warumpi Band along with the videos for “The Dead Heart” and “Beds Are Burning” from “Diesel And Dust”.

“Ellis Park – The Concert” (Live) DVD

Having steadfastly refused to play in South Africa whilst in the grip of apartheid, this concert is a celebration of the inauguration of Nelson Mandela in front of a packed Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg in 1994.

Intro
The Dead Heart
Best Of Both Worlds
Truganini
Bullroarer
Put Down That Weapon
My Country
King Of The Mountain
Warakurna
Sell My Soul
Forgotten Years
Dreamworld
Beds Are Burning
Sometimes

“Moments In Space” Live (DVD)

Tanelorn – 1981 (Live at Tanelorn Music Festival)

Cold Cold Change
Run By Night
Lucky Country
Stand In Line

Wanda Beach – 1982 (2JJJ Youth Benefit)

Armistice Day
No Time For Games
Cold Cold Change
Don’t Wanna Be The One
Stand In Line

Stop The Drop – 1983 (A Concert for Nuclear Disarmament, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne)

Brave Faces
Short Memory
US Forces

Storey Hall, RMIT – 1987 (RMIT 100th Anniversary Concert, Melbourne)

Who Can Stand In The Way
Best Of Both Worlds
The Dead Heart
Kosciusko
Pictures
Power And The Passion

Our Common Future – 1989 (Live at ABC Studios Sydney)

Put Down That Weapon
Sometimes
Hercules
Beds Are Burning

Live at the Palace – 1996 (Live at The Palace Theatre, St Kilda, Melbourne)

Surf’s Up Tonight
Sins Of Omission
Star Of Hope

The Full Tank

Introducing Midnight Oil’s “Full Tank” from Sony Legacy and Sony Music Australia.This is the definitive Oils CD/DVD collection. It includes, for the first time ever, all of their 11 classic studio albums, their two EPs, plus a new DVD called 40,000 Watt RSL that contains all of the band’s unforgettable music videos. Each album has been digitally remastered over recent years and its artwork has been restored to match the original releases. This ultimate collection also includes some alternative album covers, plus a new cover for the DVD. Uniquely made out of recycled materials, all of these 14 discs are housed in a miniature replica water tank like the one seen onstage at so many memorable Midnight Oil concerts. This collection also contains a deluxe 36 page booklet that takes you on a journey through the unparalleled career and music of Midnight Oil with a collection of iconic photos and an essay by Australian music journalist and musician, Sean Sennett.

Contents 

  • Midnight Oil
  • Head Injuries
  • Bird Noises (ep)
  • Place Without A Postcard
  • 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
  • Red Sails In The Sunset
  • Species Deceases (ep)
  • Diesel and Dust
  • Blue Sky Mining
  • Earth and Sun and Moon
  • Breathe
  • Redneck Wonderland
  • Capricornia
  • ‘40,000 Watt RSL’ DVD

(10hrs 36mins of music)

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