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Midnight Oil - Species Deceases album FLAC

  • Performer: Midnight Oil
  • Title: Species Deceases
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: Australia
  • Released: 1990
  • Style: Alternative Rock
  • MP3 album: 1530 mb
  • FLAC album: 1671 mb
  • Rating: 4.2/5
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Midnight Oil - Species Deceases album FLAC

Midnight Oil is the debut album by Australian hard rock band Midnight Oil which was recorded in 1977 and released in November 1978 on the band's independent Powderworks label. It reached the top 50 on the Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart. The album was later distributed by CBS Records and issued as a CD. The LP has a blue cover, however, the CD has a black cover. Because of the blue cover, the former version is often referred to, by fans, as the "blue album" or "the Blue Meanie".

The spiteful, sarcastic Progress -the leadoff cut on Midnight’s Oil’s 1985 EP Species Deceases-offers what's probably the most succinct example of the band’s ethos. The verse finds frontman Peter Garrett sputtering with rage: Got your last meal, filled up with pesticide/Hamburger chain, third-world infanticide/Got robot car, your jobs will disappear/It’s the politics of a brand-new year. It may sound bleak on paper, but by the end of the song he’s inviting listeners to join the Oils’ forward march. We’re really going to change it, the crucial mass approaches, I can almost hear it, ah! he sings as the flow of his words is overtaken by the bloodthirsty urgency of his mission. Species Deceases (Remastered) - EP Midnight Oil.

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Species Deceases (1985). Album by Midnight Oil. Hercules.

Midnight Oil. Species Deceases ‎(12", EP). CBS, Sprint Music. Midnight Oil. Species Deceases ‎(Cass, EP, Dol). 466682 1.

Great songs with the classic Midnight Oil sound. 2 people found this helpful.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Progress
Songwriter – Moginie*, Garrett*
2 Hercules
Songwriter – Moginie*, Garrett*, Hirst*
3 Blossom And Blood
Songwriter – Moginie*, Hirst*
4 Pictures
Songwriter – Moginie*, Rotsey*, Garrett*, Gifford*, Hirst*

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Midnight Oil
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Productions Pty. Limited
  • Manufactured By – Columbia Records
  • Published By – Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
  • Recorded At – Paradise Studios
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman


  • Artwork By [Concept] – Midnight Oil, Philip
  • Engineer [Assisted By] – Tom Colley
  • Engineer, Mixed By – David Price
  • Mixed By – Midnight Oil
  • Producer – Francois Kevorkian*, Midnight Oil


Recorded at Paradise Studios in Dalinghurst, over a quick five days in September.
This EP was originally released in 1985.
© 1985 Midnight Oil/℗ CBS Productions Pty. Ltd.
Manufactured by Columbia Records.

"Australian Performance/Australian Compositions"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7464 - 46135 - 2
  • Matrix / Runout: 1A CK46135 01 A
  • Other (On Mould (Variant 1)): CMU P 101
  • Other (On Mould (Variant 2)): CMU P 83
  • Other (On Mould (Variant 3)): CMU P 80
  • SPARS Code: AAD
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
EX 12023 Midnight Oil Species Deceases ‎(12", EP) CBS, Sprint Music EX 12023 Australia 1985
CEPK 46135 Midnight Oil Species Deceases ‎(CD, EP) Columbia CEPK 46135 Canada 1990
655857 2, 655857.2R Midnight Oil Species Deceases ‎(CD, EP, RE, RM) CBS, Columbia, Sprint Music, CBS, Columbia, Sprint Music 655857 2, 655857.2R Australia 2014
466682 2 Midnight Oil Species Deceases ‎(CD, EP, RE) Columbia 466682 2 Europe Unknown
655857 2 Midnight Oil Species Deceases ‎(CD, EP) CBS 655857 2 Australia 1990

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