Midnight Oil has released a music video for the second song released off its upcoming mini-album The Makarrata Project, a collaboration with “our First Nations friends” that marks the Oils’ first new music in 17 years. Fittingly, the song is called “First Nation.”

Like the previous clip for “Gadigal Land,” the video was directed and filmed by Robert Hambling at Rancom Street Studios and Oceanic Studio in Sydney. “First Nation” features vocal contributions from Jessica Mauboy and Tasman Keith.

The seven-song Makarrata Project mini-album is due out Oct. 30 and can be pre-ordered via Amazon.com or through the band’s webstore. Midnight Oil has said it will donate its share of proceeds from the record’s sales to organizations “which seek to elevate The Uluru Statement From The Heart in particular and Indigenous reconciliation more broadly.”

Here’s the full tracklist:


Midnight Oil, The Makarrata Project

1. “First Nation” (feat. Jessica Mauboy & Tasman Keith)
2. “Gadigal Land” (feat. Dan Sultan, Joel Davison, Kaleena Briggs & Bunna Lawrie)
3. “Change the Date” (feat. Gurrumul Yunupingu & Dan Sultan)
4. “Terror Australia” (feat. Alice Skye)
5. “Desert Man, Desert Woman” (feat. Frank Yamma)
6. “Wind In My Head” (Makarrata Version) (feat. Kev Carmody & Sammy Butcher)
7. “Uluru Statement From The Heart” (read by Pat Anderson, Stan Grant, Adam Goodes, Ursula Yovich & Troy Cassar-Daley) / “Come On Down” (feat. Troy Cassar-Daley)





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