Men At Work
Men At Work

Men At Work

About Men At Work

Australian pop band Men At Work became global stars in the early ’80s with their quirky debut and humorous music videos.

∙ Men At Work’s first album, 1981’s Business As Usual, spent a then-record 15 weeks atop the Billboard 200 chart before being unseated by Michael Jackson’s Thriller.
∙ The band won the Best New Artist Grammy Award in 1982.
∙ In 1983, they became the first Australian act to have a No. 1 album and single on the US and UK charts, courtesy of their debut LP and the paranoid pop hit “Who Can It Be Now?”
∙ “Down Under” sold more than 2 million copies in the US and was the theme song for the Australia II’s successful 1983 America’s Cup bid.
∙ Singer Colin Hay performed 1983’s “Overkill” throughout the Season Two debut of the sitcom Scrubs after star Zach Braff saw him perform it at an L.A. nightclub.
∙ The group, which has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 1994.

  • ORIGIN
    Melbourne, Australia
  • FORMED
    1979

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