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This line-up achieved national and international success in the early 1980s. Men at Work member Greg Ham dead at 58 Ham was found dead at his Melbourne home yesterday. [7][12] Soon after a third guitarist, Colin Bayley (Mi-Sex), was added and Kennedy was replaced on drums by Chad Wackerman (Frank Zappa). Want to see Men At Work in concert? Rodrigo Aravena was brought in on bass in 2000, along with Heta Moses on drums.

1 – for two weeks – on the Australian charts. The name Men At Work was thrown into the hat by Colin Hay, and was seconded by Ron Strykert, when a name was required to put on the blackboard outside The Cricketer's Arms Hotel, Richmond.

Ham was found dead on 19 April 2012 at his home in Carlton North, Melbourne, having suffered a fatal heart attack. The production sound was low-key, but clean and uncluttered.

They are the only Australian artists to reach the Number 1 position in album and singles charts in both the United States and the United Kingdom with Business as Usual and “Down Under” respectively. Strykert relocated to Hobart in 2009 from Los Angeles, and continued to play music and released his first solo album, Paradise, in September that year. [12] The tour culminated in a performance in São Paulo, which was recorded for the Brazilian release of a live album, Brazil '96, in 1997, which was co-produced by Hay and Ham for Sony Records.


1 on the Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart, spending a total of nine weeks at the top spot. [4], grau schraffiert: keine Chartdaten aus diesem Jahr verfügbar. He said, (imitates Paul’s voice), “Oh there you are, great!” Then he said, “I thought you were going on earlier and we’re a bit jet lagged so don’t be offended if we have to leave.”, I said, “C’mon, stay for two songs.” And he said, “Okay, great.” But they wound up staying the whole night. [15] It had been finished in mid-1982 with McIan producing again, but was held back due to the success of their debut album[7][8][12] on the international market, where Business as Usual was still riding high. Der Verlag forderte als Ausgleich 60 % der gesamten Einnahmen seit Erscheinen des Songs. Ham … [7][8][12] It was re-released worldwide in 1998 as Brazil with a bonus track, "The Longest Night", the first new studio track since Two Hearts.[7][8][12].

Indeed there is nostalgia: those were times when hits were written by the heart and soul of real players and went straight to the heart and soul of the audience and into their life, becoming part of it, as any good genuine pure memory of a good piece of life. The band released their second album, Cargo, in April 1983, which also peaked at No.

Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 17. [31], At the ARIA Music Awards of 1994 they were inducted into the related Hall of Fame. It was a double-edged sword.

Down Under ist ein Song der australischen Band Men at Work. 4 on the APRA Top 30 Australian songs and Business as Usual appeared in the book 100 Best Australian Albums (October 2010). So they contacted me afterwards and they would fight over the CD so I had a little bit of an ongoing relationship with him for a few years. Colin Hay: Well, one of the biggest reasons is when I was in Europe, wherever we would go and I’d play these songs, the same thing would happen.

[16] In August the group toured Canada and the US to promote the album and related singles, supporting Fleetwood Mac. In 1999, they did a comeback tour of Australia, Japan, Venezuela, Bolivia, Mexico and America.

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But what it meant for us was we could jump in a car and drive down there a couple of days after when the smoke was still clearing and it really did look like a war zone so we used that to our advantage to film the video for  “It’s A Mistake.” It looked incredible so I think that was a good clip.