Men at Work had some very popular hits starting in the fall of 1982, but their success was relatively short-lived. The Australian band was much more than a one-hit wonder, but their popularity peaked and then fell off very quickly.
Here’s the video for Men at Work‘s first U.S. hit, Who Can It Be Now?:
This was their follow up hit, Down Under:
This video for Be Good Johnny is from the group’s second album:
Despite winning the Grammy for Best New Artist in 1983, Men At Work were basically finished charting in the U.S. in 1984. They continued producing hits on the Australian charts for several more years before going through a series of breakups and reunions.
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