Flat Chat

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Flat Chat
Greatest hits album by Midnight Oil
Released 14 August 2006
Recorded 1978 - 2002
Genre Rock
Length 108:25
Label Sony BMG
Midnight Oil chronology
Best Of Both Worlds
(2004)
Flat Chat
(2006)
Essential Oils
(2012)


Flat Chat is a compilation album from the Australian band Midnight Oil. It is a collection of their heavier rock songs, which gave them their reputation. Flat Chat peaked at No. 31 on the ARIA Albums Chart.[1] The title is taken from a line from their song "Power And The Passion".

The expression flat chat is an Australian slang expression for working or moving as fast as possible.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Only the Strong - 4:34
  2. Progress - 3:57
  3. Don't Wanna Be the One - 2:59
  4. Dreamworld - 3:35
  5. Hercules - 4:28
  6. Read About It - 3:56
  7. Section 5 (Bus to Bondi) - 3:00
  8. Cold Cold Change - 3:29
  9. Redneck Wonderland - 3:08
  10. Tell Me the Truth - 4:03
  11. Stand in Line - 4:48
  12. Pictures - 3:13
  13. Written in the Heart - 3:10
  14. Mosquito March - 3:07
  15. No Time for Games - 4:34
  16. Best of Both Worlds - 4:04
  17. Say Your Prayers - 4:25
  18. Run by Night - 3:55

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Midnight Oil discography". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Flat Chat at AllMusic