This is one of those catchy tunes you just don't want to admit to
just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich". Great lyrics and vegemite
is a yeast extract spread just like Marmite is here in the UK - damn
The Australian band scored a #1 for three weeks in the UK from 29th Jan 1983, after it was re-issued in 1982.
The song was originally released in 1981, and also made #1 in Australia and the U.S. In the UK the single was knocked off the top spot by Kajagoogoo with Too Shy.
This single failed to hit the Top 40 in the UK, peaking at #45. However, it was a No.1 in the U.S. on the Billboard Hot 100, and also a No.2 hit in Australia where it was first released in June 1981, before the band had even recorded the rest of the Business as Usual album!
Overkill was the last Men At Work single to chart in the UK, reaching #21, but it faired better in the U.S. peaking at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100. This single was taken from the second album Cargo and it was written by the band's lead singer Colin Hay.
Taken from the album Cargo, this was the last single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching #28 in November 1983. In the UK the song was a also minor hit peaking at #31.
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