Midnight Oil Australia

The best album credited to Midnight Oil is Diesel And Dust which is ranked number 956 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,962.

Midnight Oil is ranked number 387 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 4,915.

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Midnight Oil best albums

The following albums by Midnight Oil are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1987
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1982
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Total albums: 27. Page 1 of 3

This may not be a complete discography for Midnight Oil.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Midnight Oil bestography composition

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1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 2 0%
1980s 4 0%
1990s 7 0%
2000s 4 0%
2010s 8 0%
2020s 2 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 15 56%
Yes 12 44%
Live? Albums %
No 24 89%
Yes 3 11%

Midnight Oil best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 86 (99 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Diesel And Dust)
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Rating: 85 (59 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Diesel And Dust)
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Rating: 83 (29 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Blue Sky Mining)
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Rating: 81 (39 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Blue Sky Mining)
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Rating: 81 (51 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Diesel And Dust)
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Rating: 81 (27 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 81 (25 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 81 (23 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 80 (44 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Diesel And Dust)
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Rating: 80 (52 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Diesel And Dust)
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Rating: 80 (15 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Red Sails In The Sunset)
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Rating: 80 (44 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Diesel And Dust)
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Rating: 80 (8 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Earth And Sun And Moon)
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Rating: 80 (47 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Diesel And Dust)
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Rating: 80 (8 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Earth And Sun And Moon)
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Rating: 79 (31 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Blue Sky Mining)
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Rating: 79 (44 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Diesel And Dust)
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Rating: 79 (8 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Earth And Sun And Moon)
N.B. Tracks must have received at least 3 ratings to appear in the above list.

Midnight Oil ratings

Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 36 votes)
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This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 75.1/100, a mean average of 73.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 75.1/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 16.7.

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From 12/10/2020 17:57
not bad
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From 02/18/2019 09:35
The ‘Oil’s were just about my favourite band when I was in high school during the late 80’s/early 90’s. I saw them live at least five times including at the Newcastle earthquake relief concert.

Their drummer - Rob Hirst - inspired me, along with I’d say many other young Aussie males, to pick up the sticks when I was younger. These days I play guitar - similarly, their guitarists, Martin Rotsey and Jim Mogine are two of my favourite guitarists of all time - I have learnt a number of their guitar riffs - they wrote very catchy and often complex riffs which are so fun to play once you put the effort in to learn them.

They never disappoint live, they read audiences so well and seem to know the right song to play at the right time, they wrote poignant lyrics and great riffs. I sometimes wish they could have had modern day sound production capabilities at their fingertips to use on their earlier recordings.

Favourite Albums: Blue Sky Mining, Diesel and Dust, 10-1, Read Sails, Place Without a Postcard, Species Deceases, Bird Noises.
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From 03/09/2017 18:09
I would describe them as R.E.M. meets U2
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From 07/18/2016 02:53
All time great rock band. Between 79 and 90 released six albums and an ep (Species Deceases) all of which I'd rate around a 9 or better. Off the top of my head post Beatles only Led Zeppelin and Radiohead would equal or better that. Growing up in rural Australia they were musical heroes.
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From 08/18/2015 09:19
Surprisingly consistent. During the 80's and early 90's it strong albums were followed by equally strong albums. I wouldn't say they're my favorite but you won't find much wrong either. Just a solid good band.
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From 10/04/2012 17:17
These were the first guys I heard as a kid where I recognized biting political lyrics. I wish more bands had the social conscience of Midnight Oil. To top it off, these guys were decent and songcraft as well.
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From 03/15/2012 09:20
One of Australia's best, saw them many times live in the 80's & were electric.
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