Published on May 29, 2007
Music from Australia and New Zealand in the year 1980:
Midnight Oil's promo-video for the hit single 'Back On The Borderline' (May, 1980), taken from the 1979 album 'Head Injuries'.
Note: Original bass player Andrew "Bear" James does not appear in this video; due to the ill-health that would be the cause of his departure.
It's taken me 17 years to find this video and I do apologize for the poor picture quality. This video is extremely rare! However, there is another copy that is floating about and will be in my possession very soon. Stay tuned.
In the meantime, you can enjoy this 'artistic' version, complete with poor colour balance and B&W interference. This video has come straight off an old VHS video tape; most likely from around 1980.
*A very special thank you to Bruce for sending me this wonderful video*
Band Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Track: Back on The Borderline
Album: Head Injuries
Composed By: Andrew James, Garrett, Hirst
Produced By: Leszek J. Karski
Release Date: May, 1980
Peter Garrett -- Vocals
[ Farm (1973-1976) -- Midnight Oil (1976-2002) ]
Rob Hirst - Drums
[ Schwampy Moose-- Farm (1973-1976) -- Midnight Oil (1977-2002) -- Ghostwriters (1991-1992) -- Backsliders -- The Angry Tradesmen -- Hirst and Greene -- The Break ]
Andrew James - Bass
[ Farm (1973-1976) -- Midnight Oil (1976-1980) ]
Jim Moginie - Guitar
[ Farm (1973-1976) -- Midnight Oil (1976-2002) -- solo (2007) -- The Break ]
Martin Rotsey - Guitar
[ Midnight Oil (1976-2002) -- Angry Tradesmen -- The Break ]
NZOZ NZOZ1980 1980 Australia Early Eighties 1980's 1980s 80's 80s
Musical Terms: New Wave, Surf, Guitar, Rock, Aussie, Old Australian Band
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