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Subject: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: woops on 05/19/04 at 11:01 pm

My choice: "Who Can It Be Now"  :D (Fun video too!)

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Lanie on 05/19/04 at 11:02 pm

"Overkill"

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: krakboi on 05/20/04 at 12:27 am

Love "Overkill."  Anyone catch the acoustic version in the show Scrubs?

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 05/20/04 at 1:21 am

In the majority with
OVERKILL

But isn't "Be Good Johnny" a weird song?  I can't imagine that on the charts today!
"You gonna play football this year, John? Nah?  Must be gonna play cricket this year, then, aren't you, Johnny? Nah! Nah! Nah!  You sure are a funny kid, Johnny, so tell me, what kind of boy are you? ..."

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 05/20/04 at 2:12 am

Yet another vote for "Overkill".  :)

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: pennsygirl on 05/20/04 at 7:04 am

Who Can it be Now.  Fun song and video, like woops said.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: jaytee on 05/20/04 at 7:06 am

Who Can It Be Now

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: JohnTaylorsHeart on 05/20/04 at 7:37 am

Who can it be now

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Hairspray on 05/20/04 at 9:04 am

"Dr. Heckyll & Mr. Jive" - "It's A Mistake" is a close second and I think both of these tunes are underrated.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: ladybug316 on 05/20/04 at 9:44 am

Make that another vote for "Overkill" with "Be Good Johnny" a close second.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: RockandRollFan on 05/20/04 at 9:53 am

This was togh..."Who Can It Be Now" won because I thought the video was the most funny....next was "Overkill" (Has anybody heard Colin Haye's acoustic version?)

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: rubixgirl on 05/20/04 at 9:56 am

Who Can It Be Now? :o

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: goodsin on 05/20/04 at 12:17 pm

Don't know the title, but the one that goes "I'm sorry man (mam?), no fish today!"  :D

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Cheetara on 05/20/04 at 4:16 pm

DOWN UNDER

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Tbullsr on 05/20/04 at 4:24 pm

Who can it be now.  What's it been, like 22 years?  Damn, I hate getting old.

Tim
RATT-n-ROLL

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 05/20/04 at 8:03 pm


Who can it be now.  What's it been, like 22 years?  darn, I hate getting old.

Tim
RATT-n-ROLL


Yeah, I'm shocked too to think that it's been that long!  :o

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: mandamoo on 05/20/04 at 8:35 pm

Overkill

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Class of 84 on 05/20/04 at 9:00 pm

My vote goes to "It's a mistake" fer sure!  They immortalized Pres. Reagan with "They've gone and grabbed old Ronnie, he's not the only one saying it's a mistake"

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: FussBudgetVanPelt on 05/20/04 at 9:46 pm

Down Under

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Indy Gent on 05/20/04 at 10:42 pm

Other: No Sign of Yesterday

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Tanya1976 on 07/31/04 at 1:19 pm

Down Under

Tanya

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: RockandRollFan on 08/02/04 at 6:06 pm




Yeah, I'm shocked too to think that it's been that long!  :o
Yep...sometimes it seems like only yesterday :-\\

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Allie Fox on 12/01/04 at 11:12 am

I like "Down Under"

Overkill and Who Can It Be Now are close behind.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/01/04 at 7:11 pm

Thanks for making me having to choose! Men At Work is one of my favorite bands!

I voted for Down Under, but I also like It's A Mistake, Overkill, Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Jive, and Who Can It Be Now.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: whistledog on 10/28/05 at 10:29 pm

Overkill gets my vote. 

I can't stand 'Be Good Johnny'.  It was a big hit here and soooooooo overplayed.  It never charted in America, so us Canadians got all of the pain of this song  :(

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: agoraphobicwhacko on 10/29/05 at 5:33 am

Definitely 'Its a Mistake'. One of the best pop tunes of the 80's that also happened to be an anti-war song. I'm shocked I'm the only person who voted for it.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Marty McFly on 11/01/05 at 6:00 am

Another band I grew up listening to, courtesy of Business as Usual.

"Down Under" would narrowly do it for me. Of course I was close to picking that album's other huge hit, but I like DU's slightly more novelty sound - plus, I learned what a vegemite sandwich was! ;) 8)

Several years later, when I went and listened to the full album, I loved all of side one (especially the pop/rocker "I Can See it In Your Eyes") as well as track 6, "People Just Love to Play With Words".

The last four songs took some getting used to though. As has been said "Be Good Johnny" was just weird. Not bad per se, just off the wall. The others were all kinda myserious and dark - a total departure from the big hits. Especially "Down By the Sea".

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Barefoot_Blues on 11/01/05 at 12:38 pm

Be Good Johnny

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Carl on 11/01/05 at 12:50 pm

'Down Under' will ALWAYS be my favorite..

'And he just smiled and gave a vegimite sandwich'

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Carl on 11/01/05 at 12:56 pm

You know, I just found out an interesting fact, lead man Colin Hay, he's not from Austrailia, he was originally born in Scotland.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: pell on 11/01/05 at 2:35 pm

"Who Can It Be Now" got my vote, but "Overkill" and "Be Good Johnny" were close runners up.

Actually I love almost all Men At Work's music and it's hard to pick a favorite.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Southern Image on 11/03/05 at 12:55 pm

It's A Mistake

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: SAM-Indonesia on 11/17/05 at 10:26 pm

I vote - It's a mistake! Very popular in Indonesia then & almost everyday radios play it.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Davester on 11/18/05 at 3:03 am


I vote - It's a mistake! Very popular in Indonesia then & almost everyday radios play it.


  Still!?  Cool...

  "Down By The Sea"

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Class of 84 on 11/18/05 at 5:22 pm

My favorite was "It's a mistake" Classic line "They've gone and grabbed old Ronnie" :)

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Cool Hand Logan on 11/18/05 at 9:56 pm

All great tunes but "Overkill" gets my vote.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/04/05 at 2:50 pm

It will always be Down Under

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: zcrito on 05/10/07 at 5:13 pm

I just heard "Overkill" (1983) on the radio yesterday. I haven't heard that song in over 20 years and I can vaguely remember its MTV video. What a great ballad and it's a little different from their previous songs.

I see a lot of you voted for it -- I guess I need to listen and trust some of you more often.  ::)

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: nally on 05/11/07 at 11:58 pm

Out here, "Down Under" and "Who Can It Be Now" get the most overplayed... so, my vote is a toss up between "Overkill" and "It's A Mistake", as I seem to like those two a little more.

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 05/12/07 at 1:24 am

Be Good Johnny sure is a funny song, but I like it

Subject: Re: Men At Work Song Poll

Written By: AmericanGirl on 05/12/07 at 6:08 am

I picked Who Can It Be Now.  The album "Business As Usual" is quite good.  Haven't heard the other albums, though.

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