Midnight Oil To Receive Ted Albert Award

Midnight Oil To Receive Ted Albert Award


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Announced today - icons of Aussie rock Midnight Oil will be recipients of the Ted Albert Award at this years APRA AMCOS Awards - the night that celebrates song-writers and Australian artists.

APRA Chair Jenny Morris said “Midnight Oil’s uniquely Australian songs took on societal issues with fiery determination and a musical conviction that continues to connect on a global scale. I don’t want to say there will never be another Midnight Oil because the world will always need a band like Midnight Oil – now, more than ever.”

And the band have stated - “Midnight Oil is proud to receive the Ted Albert Award for 2018. It’s a great honour for our band. Ted’s great skill was his knack for picking talent, his genuine love for original Australian music, and the creation of his legendary production house – which has become a by-word for excellence and success”

Ted Albert, a pioneer of independent record production and founder of Albert Productions (part of his great grandfather's company Albert Music). In recognition of his contribution to the music industry, the Australasian Performing Right Association established the annual "Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music".


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