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Competing on equal ground with the earlier compilation Contraband: The Best of Men at Work, The Essential Men at Work features 14 of the iconic '80s band's most memorable tracks. Given the inconsistent quality of Men at Work's three '80s releases, casual listeners simply looking for "that one tune where that guy carries around the stuffed koala bear in the video" will not be disappointed. All the major hits are here, including "Down Under," "Be Good Johnny," and "Who Can It Be Now?," as well as lesser-known album tracks. This is about all the Men at Work you'll ever need.


Formed: 1979 in Melbourne, Australia

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s

Men at Work were one of the more surprising success stories of the new wave era, rocketing out of Australia in 1982 to become the most successful artist of the year. With its Police-styled rhythms, catchy guitar hooks, wailing saxophones, and off-kilter sense of humor, the band's debut album, Business as Usual, became an international blockbuster, breaking the American record for the most weeks a debut spent at the top of the charts. Their funny, irreverent videos became MTV favorites, helping send...
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