Redneck Wonderland

Ex-barrister Peter Garrett is angry 24-7, and he uses his frontman position with the guitar-burning Midnight Oil to denounce sociopolitical ills down under. His latest target — xenophobic Aussie politician Pauline Hanson — has Garrett and crew firing on all cylinders. ”Emergency has gone, apathy rolling on/Time to take a stand,” he spits on the title track, and it feels like a stiff uppercut. No surprise, then, that that kangaroo on Redneck Wonderland‘s cover is carrying a rifle. B

Redneck Wonderland
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