CLIENT: DEMAND.FILM OUTLET: THE GUARDIAN INTERNATIONAL
It was October 1984 and Peter Garrett, the frontman for Midnight Oil, should have been riding high. The band’s fifth album, Red Sails in the Sunset, had just topped the Australian charts – the band’s first number one.
Instead, he was restless and preoccupied. In his memoir, Big Blue Sky, he admitted he hadn’t contributed much by way of music to the album, recorded in Tokyo.
When it was complete, he and his partner Doris visited Hiroshima.