Midnight Oil ‎– 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 (1982)

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 is the fourth album by Kiwi art-rockers Midnight Oil, released in 1982 on CBS. The album was their first to be issued in the Northern Hemisphere, where the band made initial headway with the video for “Power and the Passion” — a medium-rotation clip on MTV circa 1983/84.

A1. “Outside World” (4:46)
A2. “Only the Strong” (4:36)
A3. “Short Memory” (4:54)
A4. “Read About It” (3:50)
A5. “Scream in Blue” (5:42)
B1. “US Forces” (4:06)
B2. “Power and the Passion” (5:50)
B3. “Maralinga” (4:46)
B4. “Tin Legs & Tin Mines” (4:51)
B5. “Somebody’s Trying to Tell Me Something” (4:51)

Peter Garrett – lead vocals
Peter Gifford – bass, vocals
Rob Hirst – drums, vocals
Jim Moginie – guitars, keyboards
Martin Rotsey – guitars

Gary Barnacle, Peter Thoms, Luke Tunney – brass (B2)
Producer – Nick Launay

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