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10 Best Songs of the Week: Metronomy, Spoon, The War on Drugs, SASAMI, and More

Plus Ibibio Sound Machine, Yard Act, Midnight Oil, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 29, 2021

Welcome to the 41st Songs of the Week of 2021. It may be Halloween on Sunday, but there weren’t any particularly spooky new songs this week. More

Oct 29, 2021

Midnight Oil have shared a video for their new song “Rising Seas,” which addresses climate change and is being released mere days before the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. More

Midnight Oil Release First New Song in 17 Years – “Gadigal Land”

The Australian Band’s First New Track Since 2003

Aug 07, 2020

Midnight Oil formed almost 50 years ago, back in Australia in 1972. In the ’80s and ’90s the band made waves with their strong political views, mostly focused on anti-colonialism in Australia. After releasing Capricornia back in 2002 the band broke up, but today they’re back with “Gadigal Land,” their first release in over 17 years, since 2003’s non-album single “No Man’s Land.” More

Matt Berninger Covers Mercury Rev’s “Holes” and The National Cover INXS

“Holes” Cover Benefits Planned Parenthood; Cover of INXS’ “Never Tear Us Apart” Benefits Australian Bushfire Relief

Feb 28, 2020

Matt Berninger of The National has shared a cover of Mercury Rev’s classic “Holes,” from their 1998 album Deserter’s Songs. It’s part of the 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood series and was shared via a video for the cover. The National, meanwhile, have covered INXS’ “Never Tear Us Apart” for the new Australian bushfire relief compilation, Songs for Australia. More