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Peter Garrett
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Vocalist
    (April 16, 1953- )
    Lead singer of band 'Midnight Oil' (1976-2002)
    Ran and lost for the Australian senate with the Nuclear Disarmament Party (1984)
    Collaborated with acclaimed indigenous songwriter Mandawuy Yunupingu for his controversial hit 'Treaty' (1993)
    Left 'Midnight Oil' to pursue his political and environmental goals (2002)
    Running for a seat in Sydney's Eastern suburbs with the Australian Labour Party (ALP) (2004)
    Wrote and performed with 'Midnight Oil' the Songs 'Beds are Burning,' 'Black Fella,White Fella,'
    'Power & the Passion,' 'Blue Sky Mine,' 'Put Down that Weapon!,' 'U.S. Forces' and 'White Skin, Black Heart'
    His songs are preachy and convey controversial political views.
    He is bald.
    He is for the people of Australia apologizing to the Indigenous Australians for occupying the country.
    When he performed at the 2000 Sydney Olympics he and his band wore the controversial t-shirts bearing the slogan 'Sorry,' referring to the plight of the Aboriginal people.
    He once refused to appear on a music countdown program giving the reason he is 'not a show pony.'
    He is a politician in a rock stars body.
    He claims to support the Greenpeace Party, yet doesn't vote for them.
    He wants to have a say in Australian politics, yet he doesn't vote.
    He is not afraid to speak his opinion.
    He is heavily involved in socially important issues such as Aboriginal affairs, nuclear disarmament and saving the environment.
    His songs are both catchy and contain a message.
    He works with the Australian Conservation Foundation.

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