Men at Work (Australian rock band)

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Men At Work: formed in 1979 Group members (in early 80s): * Colin Hay (born June 29, 1954) (lead singer/guitar)(additionally has an extensive solo career). * Ron Strykert (guitar/vocals). * John Rees (bass). * Jerry Speiser (drums). * Greg Ham (saxophone, flute, keyboards).

*Best known albums/songs w/ "Men At Work":

-Business as Usual 1982 (Down Under, Who Can It Be Now, Be Good Johnny, Down By The Sea), stayed at #1 on the American charts for 16 weeks.

-Cargo 1983 (Dr. Heckyll & Mr. Jive, Overkill, It's A Mistake).

*"Men At Work" won the 1982 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.

-Brazil 96 (Including only 2 original members Colin Hay & Greg Ham, recorded live in Brazil, May 1996 and originally only available as an import. 2yrs later renamed simply 'Brazil' it was released stateside including the track 'The Longest Night' recorded March 1998).

*Colin Hay's solo career has included great accoustic versions of his songs from the "Men At Work" years as well as numerous newer songs that show the writer's unique ability to convey complexity and depth within seemingly simple observations of life. For those who have not delved deeper into Hay's music than "Men At Work" you're in for a treat by checking out his more recent material.

*Solo songs have included "Beautiful World", "I Don't Think I'll Ever Get Over You" (the later featured in the film Garden State), and "Into My Life" (huge hit in Brazil). *Solo albums have included "Looking For Jack" (1987), , "Wayfaring Sons" (1990), "Topanga", "Transcendental Highway", "Going Somewhere" (2001).

Annotation last modified on 2005-05-18 04:21 .
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Discography

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Down Under: The Best of Australian Rock Various Artists 1
1995 Fujifilm Unlimited Vision Hits, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1995 Greatest Hits of the '80s Various Artists 1
1995 Hits der 80er Jahre, Vol. 2 Various Artists 2
1995 Hits of the 80’s Various Artists 1
1995 Llena Tu Cabeza De Rock, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1995 Party Collection, Volume 8 Various Artists 1
1995 Rock Line Best Of Various Artists 1
1995 The Very Best of Pop Music 1981-82 Various Artists 1
1995 The Very Best of Pop Music 1982-83 Various Artists 1
1996 25 Years of Number 1 Hits, Volume 6: 1981/1982/1983 Various Artists 1
1996 Fetenhits: The Real Classics, the 2nd Various Artists 1
1996 '80's Retro Various Artists 1
1996 Aussie Rock Various Artists 1
1996 Back to the 80’s: De Hits uit de Jaren ’80, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1996 Classic Rock: 1982-1983 Various Artists 1
1996 Decades: Hit of the 80's Various Artists 1
1996 Greatest Hits of the 80's Vol. 7 Various Artists 1
1996 Nur No.1 Hits (3 CD set) Various Artists 1
1996 Radiottanta Various Artists 1
1996 Rock of the Eighties Various Artists 1
1996 Sounds of the Eighties: The Early '80s Various Artists 1
1996 Sounds of the Eighties: The Early '80s, Take Two Various Artists 1
1996 The Rock Party Various Artists 1
1996 The Sax Album Various Artists 1
1996 The Ultimate Collection of Rock & Roll, Volume 2: Superstars of the 80's Various Artists 1
1996 Time Trip: Hits of the 70s, 80s and 90s Various Artists 1
1996 Toshiba Takes a Break: Pop/Rock, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1997 Ultimate New Wave Hits Various Artists 1
1997 80's Alive 2 -Red- Various Artists 1
1997 Hard Rock Cafe: New Wave Various Artists 1
1997 Back to the 80’s: De Hits uit de Jaren ’80, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1997 Boulevard des hits : Années 80 Various Artists 1
1997 4KQ 50th Anniversary Album Various Artists 1
1997 100 No. 1 Hits Various Artists 1
1997 1982 - Die Stars - Die Hits - Die Facts Various Artists 1
1997 Ad Bouman's Goud Van Oud Various Artists 1
1997 Auto Collection …στην Εθνική. Various Artists 1
1997 Eighties Complete Various Artists 1
1997 Los 100 mayores éxitos de los 80 Various Artists 1
1997 Party Power Pack: Happy Hour Various Artists 1
1997 Superhits of the 80s Various Artists 1
1997 Superstars of the 80s (1980-1989) Various Artists 1
1997 The Final Countdown Various Artists 1
1997 The Power of Love: 1981–1983 Various Artists 1
1997 The Very Best of Pop Music 1980-1995: Presentation CD Various Artists 1
1997 The Very Best of Rock 1980-83 Various Artists 1
1997 Was het nu 70 of 80? Volume 5 Various Artists 1
1998 Fetenkult - Die volle Winterladung '98 Various Artists 1
1998 Fantastic 80s! Various Artists 1
1998 The Best of 1980–1990, Volume 13 Various Artists 2
1998 Chart Toppers: Modern Rock Hits of the 80s, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1998 Maximum Rock Various Artists 1
1998 Sounds of the Eighties: Big '80s Various Artists 1
1998 Blast From the Past Various Artists 1
1998 80's New Wave Various Artists 1
1998 89 graus: O melhor da Austrália Various Artists 1
1998 Avro's Top Pop Yeah Various Artists 1
1998 Boulevard des hits : Années 80, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1998 Boulevard des Hits Années 80 Various Artists 1
1998 Classic Rock: 1980–1985 Various Artists 1
1998 Donna's Swingcafé Classics Various Artists 1
1998 Fantastic 80s! Various Artists 1
1998 Lista Przebojów Programu 3 - 1983 Various Artists 1
1998 Maynard's Rewind Various Artists 1
1998 Relax! The Ultimate 80’s Mix Various Artists 1
1998 The All Time Greatest Rock Songs of the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s Various Artists 1
1998 The Best Eighties Album in the World... Ever!, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1998 The Best Ever Eighties Album Various Artists 1
1998 The Best Party Album in the World… Ever! Volume 2 (South Africa) Various Artists 1
1998 The Power of Love: 1980–1983 Various Artists 1
1998 The Ultimate 80's Collection: Top of the 80's Various Artists 1
1998 The World's Best Ever Beer Songs Various Artists 1
1998 VH1: Pop Into the Eighties Various Artists 1
1998 Video Hits 1000th Show Celebration Various Artists 1
1999 Best of 80’s Various Artists 1
1999 Pop Music: The Modern Era 1976–1999 Various Artists 1
1999 Australian Made Various Artists 1
1999 100 Rock Hits Various Artists 1
1999 1980s New Wave Various Artists 1
1999 1980s Radio Hits Various Artists 2
1999 All Time Greatest Pub Anthems Various Artists 1
1999 Classic '80s Various Artists 1
1999 Goodyear: The Ultimate Cruise Album Various Artists 1
1999 Greatest Hits of the Millennium: 80's, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1999 Modern Rock: 80's Grooves Various Artists 1
1999 Modern Rock: 1982-1983 Various Artists 1
1999 Největší hity 80. let, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1999 One Shot ’80, Volume 7 Various Artists 1
1999 Pop Toppers Various Artists 1
1999 Simply the Best 80s Hits Various Artists 1
1999 Stars of the 80’s Various Artists 1
1999 The Best Ever Australian Album Various Artists 1
1999 The Best of the Eighties, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1999 The Edge Level 4 Various Artists 1
2000 Rock the Millennium: A Celebration of Australia Various Artists 1
2000 Australia's Ultimate Songs Various Artists 1
2000 Die ultimative 80'er Fete Various Artists 5 1
2000 100 Pophits Various Artists 1
2000 Media Markt Collection: New Pop Wave Various Artists 1

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