Midnight Oil Buy

About Dreamworld

"Dreamworld" is a song by Australian rock band Midnight Oil released in 1988 as the fourth and final single from their sixth studio album, Diesel and Dust. In the United States, the song reached No. 16 on the Modern Rock chart and No. 37 on the Mainstream Rock chart. The song laments the loss of much of Queensland's built heritage — including the Cloudland Dance Hall, where Midnight Oil had frequently performed — which was demolished under the then-ruling Joh Bjelke-Petersen state government. Prior to the song being released, the band performed a version with some alternative lyrics at the Live @ RMIT, Melbourne, Australia - March 7, 1987 concert. The Dreamworld theme park, which inspired the song's name, is briefly shown in the music video. 


 Become A Better Singer In Only 30 Days, With Easy Video Lessons!

The Breakfast Creek hotel is up for sale, 
The last square mile of terra firma gavelled in the mail, 
So farewell to the Norfolk Island pines, 
No amount of make believe can help this heart of mine. 

End, your dreamworld is just about to end. 
Fall, your dreamworld is just about to fall, 
Your dreamworld will fall. 

So shut that buckle and turn that key again, 
Take me to a place they say the dreaming never ends, 
Open wide drive that mystery road, 
Walk through eden´s garden and then wonder as you go. 

Sign says honeymoon to rent 
Cloud-land into dreamland turns, 
The sun comes up and we all learn 
Those wheels must turn.

 Become A Better Singer In Only 30 Days, With Easy Video Lessons!

Midnight Oil

Midnight Oil (also known informally as "The Oils" to fans), were an Australian alternative rock band from Sydney originally performing as Farm from 1972 with drummer Rob Hirst, bass guitarist Andrew James and keyboard player/lead guitarist Jim Moginie. While vocalist Peter Garrett was studying at Australian National University in Canberra, he answered an advertisement for a spot in Farm, and by 1975 the band was touring the east coast. By late 1976, Garrett moved to Sydney to complete his law degree, and Farm changed its name to Midnight Oil by drawing the name out of a hat. more »

FAVORITE (1 fan)


Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

Discuss the Dreamworld Lyrics with the community:



    Use the citation below to add these lyrics to your bibliography:


    "Dreamworld Lyrics." Lyrics.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 22 Apr. 2021. <https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/14251492/Midnight+Oil>.

    Missing lyrics by Midnight Oil?

    Know any other songs by Midnight Oil? Don't keep it to yourself!

    Watch the song video


    6,880     297

    Browse Lyrics.com


    Are you a music master?

    What was Britney Spears’ first single called?
    • A. Piece of Me
    • B. Stronger
    • C. In the Zone
    • D. Baby One More Time

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant explanation for any lyrics that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Midnight Oil tracks

    On Radio Right Now


    Powered by OnRad.io

    Think you know music? Test your MusicIQ here!