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MIDNIGHT OIL - FORGOTTEN YEARS (SONG)
Entry:20/05/1990 (Position 37)
Last week in charts:17/06/1990 (Position 42)
Peak:24 (1 weeks)
Weeks:4
Place on best of all time:7372 (51 points)
Year:1990
Music/Lyrics:Jim Moginie
Peter Garrett
Producer:Midnight Oil
Warne Livesey
World wide:
fr  Peak: 44 / weeks: 4
au  Peak: 26 / weeks: 6
nz  Peak: 24 / weeks: 4

7" Single
CBS 655879 7
7" Single
CBS 655894 7 (au)



CD-Maxi Collectors Edition Oil Can
CBS OIL C6 / 655912 5


TRACKS
04/1990
7" Single CBS 655879 7 (CBS)
04/1990
7" Single CBS OIL 6 (CBS) [uk]
1. Forgotten Years
4:13
2. You May Not Be Released
3:38
   
04/1990
12" Maxi CBS 655879 6 (CBS)
1. Forgotten Years
4:13
2. Basement Flat
4:31
3. Don't Wanna Be The One
3:02
   
04/1990
7" Single CBS 655894 7 (CBS) [au]
1. Forgotten Years
4:21
2. Shakers And Movers
4:32
   
04/1990
CD-Maxi CBS 655912 2 / CDOIL 6 (CBS)
04/1990
12" Maxi CBS OILT 6 (CBS)
04/1990
Collectors Edition Oil Can - CD-Maxi CBS OIL C6 / 655912 5 (CBS)
1. Forgotten Years
4:21
2. You May Not Be Released
3:38
3. Shakers And Movers
4:32
4. Don't Wanna Be The One
3:01
   

20/05/1990: N 37.
03/06/1990: R 24.
10/06/1990: 50.
17/06/1990: 42.
AVAILABLE ON FOLLOWING MEDIA
VersionLengthTitleLabel
Number
Format
Medium
Date
4:21Blue Sky MiningCBS
465653 1
Album
LP
26/02/1990
4:13Forgotten YearsCBS
655879 7
Single
7" Single
04/1990
4:13Forgotten YearsCBS
655879 6
Single
12" Maxi
04/1990
4:21Forgotten YearsCBS
655894 7
Single
7" Single
04/1990
4:21Forgotten YearsCBS
655912 2 / CDOIL 6
Single
CD-Maxi
04/1990
4:2320.000 Watt R.S.L.Columbia
488866 2
Album
CD
13/10/1997
4:28Essential OilsColumbia
88725497632
Album
CD
02/11/2012
MUSIC DIRECTORY
Midnight OilMidnight Oil: Discography / Become a fan
MIDNIGHT OIL IN NEW ZEALAND CHARTS
Singles

TitleEntryPeakweeks
Bird Noises (EP)17/05/1981481
Power & The Passion30/10/1983423
Species Deceases (EP)23/02/1986423
The Dead Heart15/02/19871411
Beds Are Burning27/09/1987124
Put Down That Weapon17/01/1988910
Blue Sky Mine04/03/1990210
Forgotten Years20/05/1990244
Truganini04/04/1993414
My Country01/08/1993491
Outbreak Of Love24/10/1993451
 
Albums

TitleEntryPeakweeks
10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 106/03/1983544
Red Sails In The Sunset25/11/1984208
Diesel And Dust20/09/1987134
Blue Sky Mining11/03/1990145
Scream In Blue - Live17/05/1992283
Earth And Sun And Moon02/05/1993514
Breathe03/11/1996263
20.000 Watt R.S.L.09/11/19971810
Capricornia12/05/2002283
Essential Oils12/11/201275
SONGS BY MIDNIGHT OIL
(What's So Funny 'bout) Peace, Love And Understanding
...Someone's Singing New York New York (Ghostwriters)
A Crocodile Cries
Antarctica
Arctic World
Armistice Day
Back On The Borderline
Bakerman
Barest Degree
Basement Flat
Bedlam Bridge
Beds Are Burning
Beds Are Burning [Kintoris Mix]
Beds Are Burning [Live]
Been Away Too Long
Bells And Horns In The Back Of Beyond
Best Of Both Worlds
Blossom And Blood
Blot
Blue Sky Mine
Brave Faces
Bring On The Change
Bullroarer
Burnie
Bushfire
Capricornia
Cemetery In My Mind
Cold Cold Change
Comfortable Place On The Couch
Common Ground
Concrete
Don't Wanna Be The One
Dreamworld
Drop In The Ocean
Drums Of Heaven
Dust
Earth And Sun And Moon
E-Beat
Feeding Frenzy
Forgotten Years
Girls On Film
Golden Age
Gravelrash
Gunbarrel Highway
Harrisburg
Head Over Heels
Heaven And Earth
Helps Me Helps You
Hercules
Home (Midnight Oil feat. Emmylou Harris)
If Ned Kelly Was King
I'm The Cure
In The Rain
In The Valley
Instant Karma
Is It Now?
Jimmy Sharman's Boxers
King Of The Mountain
Knife's Edge
Koala Sprint
Kosciusko
Land (Midnight Oil & Various Artists)
Loves On Sale
Lucky Country
Luritja Way
Maralinga
Minutes To Midnight
Mosquito March
Mountains Of Burma
My Country
Naked Flame
No Man's Land
No Reaction
No Time For Games
Nothing Lost - Nothing Gained
Now Or Never Land
One Country
One Too Many Times
Only The Strong
Outbreak Of Love
Outside World
Pictures
Poets & Slaves
Powder Works
Power & The Passion
Profiteers
Progress
Put Down That Weapon
Quinella Holiday
Read About It
Redneck Wonderland
Renaissance Man
Return To Sender
River Runs Red
Run By Night
Safety Chain Blues
Say Your Prayers
Scream In Blue
Section 5 (Bus To Bondi)
Seeing Is Believing
Sell My Soul
Shakers And Movers
Ships Of Freedom
Shipyards Of New Zealand
Short Memory
Sins Of Omission
Sleep
Somebody's Trying To Tell Me Something
Someone Else To Blame
Sometimes
Sometimes (Live)
Stand In Line
Star Of Hope
Stars Of Warburton
Surfing With A Spoon
Surf's Up Tonight
Tell Me The Truth
The Dead Heart
The Great Gibber Plain
The Real Thing
Time To Heal
Tin-Legs & Tin Mines
Tone Poem
Too Much Sunshine
Truganini
Under The Overpass
Underwater
US Forces
Used And Abused
Warakurna
Wedding Cake Island
Wharf Rat
What Goes On
When The Generals Talk
White Skin Black Heart
Who Can Stand In The Way
Whoah
World That I See
Written In The Heart
You May Not Be Released
ALBUMS BY MIDNIGHT OIL
10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
20.000 Watt R.S.L.
Bird Noises E.P
Blue Sky Mining
Breathe
Capricornia
Diesel And Dust
Earth And Sun And Moon
Essential Oils
Flat Chat
Head Injuries
Les indispensables de Midnight Oil - versions originales
Midnight Oil
Place Without A Postcard
Red Sails In The Sunset
Redneck Wonderland
Scream In Blue - Live
Species Deceases EP
The Best Of The B-Sides
The Complete Vinyl Box Set
The Full Tank
The Overflow Tank
The Real Thing
DVDS BY MIDNIGHT OIL
Black Rain Falls
 
REVIEWS
Average points: 4.78 (Reviews: 27)
******
Eines der stärksten Lieder auf "Blue sky mine"
*****
Unvergesslicher Refrain, druckvoller Song, ganz stark.
******
Super-Song auf der CD. Eingängig und mit viel Drive!!!
****
Insgesamt auch einer ihrer Stärksten..
Last edited: 20.07.2012 14:14
****
Guter Song, Garrett & Co. machten aber auch klar bessere...
*****
gut
*****
Gut & professionell dargeboten - prima
*****
sehr gut
*****
Wundervoller, rockiger Song, der musikalisch recht fröhlich wirkt, ganz im Gegensatz zum Text. 5* plus.
****
Cool Oils.
*****
Gute Nummer, geht leicht ins Ohr.
******
Klassiker
****
Der eingängige Refrain rettet die Sache dann doch noch.....


4 +
*****
Great song.
*****
Great track.
****
guter Rhythmus bei diesem Rockstück – 4+...

#97 im Juni 1990 in UK...
****
in mei 1990 was dit de 2e single van het album "Blue sky mining", werd helaas geen hit in Nederland
*****
Very cool track.
*****
...klasse Sound - guter Drive -...
****
...gut...
*****
Klasse Stück der Australier.

CDN: #36, 1990
USA: -
*****
Gutes Lied aus der LP: "Blue Sky Mining".
****
I definitely know that chorus. Good track but they have better.
*****
mooi nummertje, een 5
*****
gut
****
Gut
*****
ein eingängiges, schönes Lied... gefällt mir sehr gut!
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