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Men At Work

  • Before being signed by austrailia columbia the band were regulars at the Cricketer's Arms Hotel Bar and on the Austrailian Pub Circuit.
  • In the bands first two years they were the highest paid unsigned band in Austrailia.
  • Men At Work's first UK number one was "Down Under".
  • Lead Singer Colin Hay has also started an Acting carrer and has appeared in NBC sitcom Scrubs and the movie The Wild.
  • Colin Hay was the only member of the band to pursue a solo career.
  • Men At Work co-headlined the US Festival with The Clash and The Stray Cats.
  • Men At Work's second album "Cargo'" release was delayed due to the overwhelming success of their first album
  • Men At Works album "Buisness as usual"spent 10 weeks on top of the Austrailian album chart.
  • Original members Greg Ham and Colin Hay toured the world again and even made a new album, "Brazil".
  • The lead singer of the band was Colin Hay who has released numerous solo albums.
  • Men at work relased six albums in total.
  • Their only two hits from their second album "Cargo" were "Overkill" which reached #3 and "It's A Mistake" which reached #6.
  • The bands second album "Cargo" only reached number 3 in the US charts.
  • In 1983 the band won a grammy for Best new artist.
  • The two main singles from the Album "Buisness as Usual" were "Who can it be now" and "Down Under" and they both reached the #1 spot in the US charts.
  • Originally the band consisted of Colin Hay, Ron Strykert, John Rees, Greg Ham and Jerry Speiser.
  • Men At Work's debut album was "Buisness as Usual" and it was released in 1981.
  • Men At Work officially started in 1979.
  • Men At Work officially split up in 1985.
  • Men At Work were inducted into the ARIA rock and roll hall of fame in 1992.

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Land Down Under
Overkill
Who Can It Be Now

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