Wednesday 06 Oct 2021 | 22:17 | SYDNEY
Wednesday 06 Oct 2021 | 22:17 | SYDNEY

No fire in the bed, just vomit


Sam Roggeveen


2 October 2009 11:55

A group of singers and celebrities has released a remix of Midnight Oil's Beds are Burning as part of a publicity campaign ahead of the Copenhagen climate change conference.

Not since the 'Yes we can' song recorded by Barack Obama's celebrity chorus has there been such a sickening display of superiority and completely unmerited self-regard. They've even done away with the driving rock cred of Midnight Oil's original and replaced it with a pop melange that's as bland as milky tea, so there's nothing to disguise the fatuous lyrics. Absolutely wretched: