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The band Midnight Oil was founded in 1976. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Sydney. Generally, music journalists would define Midnight Oil’s style within the genre/s of alternative rock, new wave, and other rock music.
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Australian Crawl (often called Aussie Crawl or The Crawl by fans) were an Australian rock band founded by James Reyne (lead vocals/piano/harmonica), Brad Robinson (rhythm guitar), Paul Williams (bass), Simon Binks (lead guitar) and David Reyne (drums) in 1978.... [wikipedia]
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INXS (pronounced "in excess") were an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales. The band's founding members were bassist Garry Gary Beers, main composer and keyboardist Andrew Farriss, drummer Jon Farriss, guitari... [wikipedia]
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James (Jimmy) Dixon Barnes (né Swan; born 28 April 1956) is a Scottish-born Australian rock singer and songwriter. His career both as a solo performer and as the lead vocalist with the rock band Cold Chisel has made him one of the most popular and best-sellin... [wikipedia]
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Men At Work
Men at Work are an Australian rock band formed in 1979 and best known for hits such as "Who Can It Be Now?" and "Down Under". Its founding member was Colin Hay on lead vocals and guitar. After playing as an acoustic duo with Ron Strykert during 1978–79, he for... [wikipedia]
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You Am I
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Mental As Anything
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What Genre is Midnight Oil?
Midnight Oil genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Midnight Oil. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of alternative rock, new wave, and other rock music.