MIDNIGHT OIL is getting back together!
The Environment Minister, Peter Garrett, now has the task of selecting a suitably conciliatory song list.
Advance publicity for next month's bushfire benefit gig suggests that headline bands will play "20 minutes of hits".
But can Midnight Oil field 20 whole minutes of material that wouldn't get Mr Garrett sacked if he were to read it out in Parliament rather than shrieking it while twitching violently to guitar music?
Most of the Oils' hits are problematic for one reason or other. US Forces, obviously, is right out...
From today's SMH.