Coverafbeelding Men At Work - Overkill
  • Statistieken
  •   6 weken
  •   16 piekpositie
  •   104 punten
  •   1983

Artiestinformatie

Land   Australië

Men at Work werd in 1979 opgericht door Colin Hay en Ron Strykert. Later kwamen Jerry Speiser, Greg Ham (1953–2012) en John Rees erbij. De eerste single Who Can It Be Now verscheen in 1981 en haalde de Tipparade.

Het vrolijke Down Under (#2 in 1982), over typisch Australische zaken, groeide uit tot een echte jarentachtigklassieker en wordt wel beschouwd als het tweede volkslied van Australië.

In 1993 volgde de tweede en laatste hit in Nederland: Overkill (#16).




Songtekst

I can't get to sleep
I think about the implications
Of diving in too deep
And possibly the complications

Especially at night
I worry over situations
I know will be alright
Perhaps it's just imagination

Day after day it reappears
Night after night my heartbeat, shows the fear
Ghosts appear and fade away

Alone between the sheets
Only brings exasperation
It's time to walk the streets
Smell the desperation

At least there's pretty lights
And though there's little variation
It nullifies the night
From overkill

Day after day it reappears
Night after night my heartbeat, shows the fear
Ghosts appear and fade away
Come back another day

I can't get to sleep
I think about the implications
Of diving in too deep
And possibly the complications

Especially at night
I worry over situations that
I know will be alright
It's just overkill

Day after day it reappears
Night after night my heartbeat, shows the fear
Ghosts appear and fade away

Ghosts appear and fade away
Ghosts appear and fade away

Songinformatie

ArtiestMen At Work
 A-kant
Titel Overkill
Lengte 3:44
Componist(en) Colin Hay
Producer(s) Peter McIan
Engineer(s) Peter McIan
 B-kant
Titel Till The Money Runs Out
Lengte 3:05
Componist(en) Colin Hay, Ron Strykert, Greg Ham, John Rees, Jerry Speiser
Producer(s) Peter McIan
Engineer(s) Peter McIan
Platenlabel CBS
Catalogusnr A 3220
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