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NOTE: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1974 until created their own in mid-1988. When asked how much Larrikin would be seeking in damages, Larrikin's lawyer Adam Simpson replied: "anything from what we've claimed, which is between 40 and 60 per cent, and what they suggest, which is considerably less. Colin Hay version [ ] A new version of the song was produced by Colin Hay, coinciding with the thirtieth anniversary of the original's release. I'd play to a hundred people or sometimes less. Men at Work performed "Down Under" at the closing ceremony of the in Sydney, alongside of 1986. About Nutaku and Our Free Online Games! 2010 Acting [ ] After performing in Men at Work, Hay performed in a number of films and TV shows, usually in small roles. Men at Work have sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Ham's body was found in his home on April 19, 2012 after he suffered a fatal heart attack at age 58. "Be Good Johnny" received moderate airplay in the US; it reached the top 20 in Canada. He has also been a member of 's eighth, tenth and thirteenth. He came to prominence as the lead vocalist of the band and later as a solo artist. Gerry Raffaele for felt "[it] generally stays at a high level, tight and jerky, although I still favour the tracks which have appeared as singles. He continues to perform regularly, including playing some folk venues. Back in early 2009 the Australian music-themed TV quiz, , had posed a question which suggested that "Down Under" contained elements of "Kookaburra". 10 on the Australian in December. "" Released: 23 October 1981• 2 1999 as Artist• Brandle, Lars 30 July 2009. The song topped the Canadian charts in October 1982. It was re-released worldwide in 1998 as with a bonus track, "The Longest Night", the first new studio track since Two Hearts. Retrieved 31 October 2020 — via World Radio History. Ham sings lead on the first halves of the verses, Hay on the second halves of the verses and the bridge, and Strykert on the choruses. His solos show an intense concentration while the other members dance around and enjoy themselves. Men at Work played this song in the of the in Sydney, alongside other Australian artists. 1992• Rees was a music teacher in Melbourne and also played the violin and bass guitar for the band Beggs 2 Differ. No algorithms, no industrial marketing productions, no digital vocal audio tuning, no nothing. The band are seen carrying a coffin across the dunes at the end. Australian Rock Database Magnus Holmgren. The band built a "grass roots" reputation as a band. - guitar, background vocals, lead vocal on track 11• For some, Larrikin's suit will be seen as a brazen and opportunistic attempt• Archived from on 27 July 2012. The original band line-up split in two in 1984, with Speiser and Rees being asked to leave the group. Another non-album B-side, the jam-oriented instrumental "Anyone for Tennis", was omitted from the 2003 remaster of Business as Usual which contained both the other non-album B-sides from this era. In June 2009, 28 years after the release of the recording, Larrikin Music sued Men At Work for copyright infringement, alleging that part of the flute riff of "Down Under" was copied from "Kookaburra". So she was great to bounce ideas off. only ones making money out of this fight are the lawyers. Larrikin Music owns the copyright• Episode No. It had been finished in mid-1982 with McIan producing again, but was held back due to the success of their debut album on the international market, where Business as Usual was still riding high. "Who Can It Be Now? In August 2010, Hay performed in with a Los Angeles band named. 2012 as Tony Baker• Hay was the group's main songwriter both on his own, with Strykert, or with other bandmates. Background [ ] By early 1981, Australian new wave group, consisted of the late on flute, saxophone, keyboards and vocals; on vocals and guitar; John Rees on bass guitar; on drums and backing vocals; and on lead guitar and vocals. " was still in the top ten in the US, "Down Under" was finally released in that market. You're left with what you want to make of it. The vocal harmonization in an otherwise staccato song leaves me in awe of the bands talent. It was "self-financed" and appeared on their own independent, M. In 1992, Kent back calculated chart positions for 1970—1974. She was a really great sounding board for me. John Rees - , background vocals• In October 2010, Business as Usual was listed in the book. The hit song went to number one in their home country of Australia in December 1981, and then topped the New Zealand charts in February 1982. Later that year the band received a Grammy award for Best New Band and the following year were inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. Hay and Strykert formed the core of the band , with Hay on vocals, guitar and keyboards and Strykert on guitar, vocals and bass guitar. Both early songs were written by the group's co-founders, and. Most of us, Men At Work long date aficionados have gotten knowledge of the absurd, destructive and utterly pointless lawsuit about the Kookaburra flute line and how this had a bearing in the late end of that brilliant and happy chap we all remember Greg was. Adams, Cameron 10 August 2015. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Single , then click SEARCH. 2 on the Australian Singles Chart. By February the following year both "Down Under" and Business as Usual had reached No. Hyden, Steven 19 April 2012. The second single, "", which was issued in October peaked at No. Hay and Strykert added drums , John Rees bass guitar and backing vocals and flute, saxophone, keyboards, vocals. It entered the US charts at No. Select "Men at Work" from the artist drop-down menu. 1 single in the United States charts: released on 9 November 1981 and "Down Under" 1981 , respectively. TV series• Men at Work really didn't build a foundational audience. On 30 July, Justice Peter Jacobson of the Federal Court of Australia made a preliminary ruling that Larrikin did own copyright on the song, but the issue of whether or not Hay and Strykert had plagiarised the riff was set aside to be determined at a later date. Raffaele, Garry 25 January 1982. He settled in the region of the city and has resided in the United States since. Producer: Peter McIan• Archived from on 23 October 2013. In 1997 drummer Tony Floyd replaced Watson but by 1998 the lineup was Hay, Ham, James Ryan guitar, backing vocals , of the on bass and Peter Maslen ex- on drums. They won the in 1983, they were inducted into the in 1994, and they have sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Raffaele, Gerry 25 January 1982. Although the band only released three studio albums, they achieved incredible levels of recognition worldwide with the highest of accolades bestowed upon them. Hardie, Giles 27 July 2012. But "Down Under" has turned to be again one of the high moments of the concert, it simply unleashed its charismatic friendly call onto the audience, who could not resist to the crisp beauty of this ballad. Early life [ ] Hay was born in , , Scotland and emigrated to Australia with his family at age 14 in 1967. In February 2010, a court ruled in favour of Larrikin Music. 2002 singing voice — uncredited• Indeed, the songs stood by themselves with little embellishment save for a bright, melodic, singalong quality". Episode — "My Hard Labor" as Troubador Performing "Down Under"• In February 2010 a Federal Court judge in Sydney found that the flute riff from "Down Under" had been plagiarised from the Australian song "", written in 1934 by Marion Sinclair. Larrikin Music claimed that part of a flute riff from the band's 1981 single "Down Under" was copied from "Kookaburra" originally written by a music teacher, Marion Sinclair, who died in 1988. Further information: In 2007, on the ABC-TV quiz show the question was posed "What children's song is contained in the song 'Down Under'? " Down Under" is a song recorded by Australian band. Hudelist, Darko 1 October 1984. Their next single was a re-arranged and "popified" version of "Down Under". Archived from on 20 May 2011. The success of Men at Work, and of their albums and , prompted Hay to relocate to in 1989. If there is just one point where I might have wished a higher adherence to the Men At Work arrangements, this might be the slide guitar solo in "No Sign Of Yesterday": the sound of a bottleneck slide charges the original mood in a way that the even very enjoyable and very to the point solo of this version simply does not get. Brenner - international manager• along with episodes of 's , 's , 's , and the hospital drama , have included performances of some of his previous songs; in Scrubs he performs an acoustic version of the hit "". 1 December 2009. Hay's music has been frequently used by actor and director in his work, which helped a career rebirth in the mid-2000s. Mind you, anyone who has been playing their music with honest dedication for over forty years can only be playing it better now, so the good execution of the pieces might not be what surprised me. Culnane, Paul 28 May 2001. 8 on the Canadian Chart in July. TV series• She's a really good producer in the sense that she's very musical and has a great sense of song structure and so forth. "Helpless Automaton" 3:23 Side two No. Hohenboken, Angus 25 June 2009. Archived from on 15 July 2014. Australasian Performing Right Association APRA. Greg Ham sang the group's hit "Helpless Automaton" on in 2002. 2002• "Down Under" — 3:44• Note: [on-line] version established at White Room Electronic Publishing Pty Ltd in 2007 and was expanded from the 2002 edition. In 2015 he joined the Last Summer on Earth tour with and. 1983• In 2011, Hay commented on his early solo career, stating, "After Men at Work, for the better part of a decade, I was stumbling around being unfocused. The early version of "Down Under" has a slightly different tempo and arrangement from the later Columbia release. The band went down a treat across the pond in both the US and Canada with an overwhelming amount of support from local radio stations coinciding with their extensive US tour. Dingle, Sarah 4 February 2010. Archived from on 29 February 2012. "Who Can It Be Now? The group released their debut album, , in 1981. Archived from on 20 September 2010. 1 in Denmark, Ireland, Italy and Switzerland, and was a top 10 hit in many other countries. Australian Chart Book 1970—1992 illustrated ed. McIan, together with the band worked on the arrangements for all the songs that appeared on Business As Usual. Business as Usual was one of the most successful albums internationally by an Australian group. The revelation of "Kookaburra"'s copyright status, and more so the pursuit of royalties from it, has generated a negative response among sections of the Australian public. Colin became an American citizen in 2018. illustrates the stupidity and tragedy of copyright. 539 Brazil [ ]• g Down Under; or at 'Performer:' Men at Work• 1985 Guest appearances [ ]• In January 2018, as part of 's "Ozzest 100", the 'most Australian' songs of all time, "Down Under" was ranked number 2. "Down by the Sea" Hay, Strykert, Ham, 6:53 2003 Remaster Bonus Tracks No. In the UK, the song topped the charts in January and February 1983, and is the only Men at Work song to make the UK top 20. Note: user must select 'MEN AT WORK' from drop-down• Dingle, Sarah 3 January 2012. The poly-instrumentism of Scheila Gonzalez, heir of the responsibility of being Greg Ham on stage, is admirable: sax, flute and keyboards and vocals, Sheila has energy and presence of a real Man At Work, "or a woman if you are one". ", SF Gate, 5:00 pm, Thursday, July 5, 2007. Episode — "My Overkill" as Troubador Performing "Overkill"• Vagg, Stephen 14 July 2019. The concert has proven that, and Hay and its band have done so impeccably: "Be Good Johnny" has taken the audience in an exhilarating ride, showing no time patina on its solid rock. In 1978, he had formed an acoustic duo with Strykert, which expanded by mid-1979 with the addition of Speiser. Ham remained musically active and played sax with the Melbourne-based group The Nudist Funk Orchestra until his death. Howlspace — The Living History of Our Music Ed Nimmervoll. "Down Under" gained international media exposure in September 1983 through television coverage of the Australian challenge for the yacht trophy in September 1983 when it was adopted as the theme song by the crew of the successful. The band are moved along at one point by a man in a shirt and tie who places a 'Sold' sign in the ground. Post 2012 [ ] In June 2019, Hay toured Europe with a group of Los Angeles-based session musicians under the name Men at Work, despite the band featuring no other original members of the band. 1 in November, where it remained for six weeks. Not to be outdone by their own audience the band picks up the tempo and the room fills with sweet down-under accents I remember so well from my childhood. If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Album , then click SEARCH. Darnall, Steve 12 August 2003. " hitting the top 10 on radio stations in by May 1982. "Down Under" was ranked as the fourth song on the list. 1 on the US from late 1982 to early 1983; and five weeks at No. In 1999 Ryan, Grossman and Maslen were out and Hosford and Floyd were back in, along with bassist Stuart Speed. It was originally released in 1980 as the to their first local single titled "Keypunch Operator", released before the band signed with. Nutaku is an online gaming portal bringing you high-quality games from around the world. The single is available on with a bonus music-video tribute to Best. 1 in January 1983 where it spent four non-consecutive weeks. 1 for nine weeks and appearing in the top 50 for 118 weeks. References [ ]• "F-19" B-side from "Be Good Johnny" Australian single Hay, Speiser 3:52 Both live tracks on the 2003 remastered edition are from the 1998 live album. Men at Work 1979—86, 1995-present : Holmgren, Magnus; Warnqvist, Stefan. " In 2004 he contributed to the soundtrack with his solo song "I Just Don't Think I'll Ever Get Over You". "", SF Gate, 5:00 pm, Thursday, 8 April 2004. Their second album 2 May 1983 was also No. "Down Under" was co-written by Hay and Strykert, and became the group's first number-one hit in December — which stayed at the top for six weeks. 1999 as Barry• The band toured the world extensively in 1983. When you start out doing those tours, you start again [and] you tend not to attract a very big number of people. "" Released: April 1982• In response to unsourced speculation of a Welsh connection, Dr Rhidian Griffiths pointed out that the Welsh words to the tune were published in 1989, and musicologist Phyllis Kinney stated neither the song's metre nor its lines were typical Welsh. The final Men at Work performances during 1985 had jazz saxophonist Paul Williamson The Black Sorrows , replacing Ham. British Phonographic Industry. Select albums in the Format field. Hay has also stated that the same ominous sentiment lies behind the choral line, Can't you hear that thunder? "Down Under" — 3:44• Main article:• , I found that "Touching The Untouchables", "Down By The Sea", "No Restriction", "No Sign Of Yesterday" to name just a few, had a depth of lyricism, musical and instrumental strength that could score well onto any prog-rock "refinement" scale. Hay and Ham toured the world as Men at Work from 1996 until 2002. [ ] Ultimately, he decided to join the band in October 1979. It was a critical and commercial failure compared to their previous albums and only peaked at No. BBC News article decodes the lyrics• On 4 February 2010, Justice Jacobson ruled that Larrikin's copyright had been infringed because "Down Under" reproduced "a substantial part of 'Kookaburra'". when Colin Hay—formerly of the group Men at Work—plays the Wilma Theatre with Patrolled by Radar• One of their European tours for mid-2000 was cancelled and the group had disbanded by 2002, although Hay and Ham periodically reunited Men at Work with guest musicians including an appearance in February 2009, when they performed "Down Under" as a duo at the Australia Unites Victorian Bushfire Appeal Telethon. Archived from on 27 September 2013. The group signed with the Australian branch of , which issued their second single, "", in June that year. The story is based in part on singer Colin Hay's own experiences, including a prominent reference to a sandwich a popular snack in Australia , which derived from an encounter, during Hay's travels abroad, with a baker who emigrated from. It appears only on the B-side to "Who Can it Be Now? Australian singers and had also worked on the album and performed live as guest vocalists. It spent nine weeks at the top of the Australian Albums Chart from December 1981 through to March 1982. By early 1986 the band was defunct and Hay started recording his first solo album, January 1987 , which had Alsop and Wackerman as session musicians. In May 2001, "Down Under" was listed at No. 79 and ten weeks later, it was No. He has made appearances in cult movies such as and in television shows such as , , , , and. " In court, Larrikin's principal Norman Lurie gave the opinion that, had the parties negotiated a licence at the outset as willing parties, the royalties would have been between 25 and 50 per cent. Requested by for use in an Australian advertising campaign during the period, the song was available through on 31 July 2012. Colin Hay has since suggested that the deaths of his father, Jim, in 2010, and of Men at Work flute player in 2012 were directly linked to the stress of the court case. Until this high-profile case, the standing of "Kookaburra" as a traditional song combined with the lack of visible policing of the song's rights by its composer had led to the general public perception that the song was within the public domain. It appeared in October that year and reached No. Studio musicians included Jeremy Alsop on bass guitar ex-Ram Band, Pyramid, ; and Mark Kennedy on drums , ,. 1997 as Jonah• Speaking to Songfacts about the overall meaning of the lyrics, Hay remarked: The chorus is really about the selling of Australia in many ways, the overdevelopment of the country. In December 2013, Hay announced on his website that he was done touring "for the time being" and would spend 2014 writing and recording. Whether RPGs, tower defense, or dating sims, our specialized teams deliver the best titles from every genre - including exclusive English-language access to the hottest Japanese games on the web. "" refers to a subcultural tourist route popular in 1960s and 70s which stretched from Western Europe to South-East Asia. Here, though, I am definitely no objective judge: "Down Under" is like anything fried: you just like it whatever, there's no other way. Colin Hay has made three guest appearances on as Troubadour in "My Overkill", season 2 episode 1, singing "Overkill"; "My Hard Labor", season 7 episode 2, singing "Down Under"; and in season 8's "". It was pre-internet; I really had to try to find my audiences by going out on tour. Episode — "Theft" 1994 as George Patterson• Next Year People 2015• While the ethereal vocals and skillful playing of the other members is interesting Greg Ham is the real focus for me. 1 single on the Australian, New Zealand, and United Kingdom charts. Associated acts Members Jimmy Branly San Miguel Perez Yosmel Montejo Cecilia Noel Past members See: Men at Work are an Australian rock band formed in 1979 and best known for hits such as "" and "". The album relied heavily on drum machines and synthesisers, and reduced the presence of Ham's saxophone, giving it a different feel compared to its predecessors. It eventually sold over two million copies in the US alone. Larrikin Music subsequently decided to take legal action against Hay and Strykert, the song's writers. After playing as an acoustic duo with during 1978—79, he formed the group with Strykert playing bass guitar, and on drums. Archived from on 30 September 2007. "" Released: 6 June 1981• After spending the early beginnings of their career on the Australian pub circuit, the band quickly gained popularity locally and in 1981 Men at Work struck commercial gold. The production sound was low-key, but clean and uncluttered. There are a few lights high above the band shedding small swaths of coloured light onto the band. ' Garry Raffaele opined that it "generally stays at a high level, tight and jerky. "People Just Love to Play with Words" Strykert 3:33 7. Cultural significance [ ] The song is a perennial favourite on Australian radio and , and topped the charts in the US and UK simultaneously in early 1983. There is a delicacy about this music — and that is not a thing you can say about too many rock groups. Rodrigo Aravena was brought in on bass in 2000, along with Heta Moses on drums. Archived from on 15 July 2012. They were broadcast in Australia on both and and on in the US. 2007• 2001• Hilarious dancing and jumping breaks out on the stage while Greg skillfully handles his solos and sets a staccato beat for the clapping rhythm. Nathan D. Archived from on 19 May 2012. Moses was replaced by Warren Trout in 2001 as Stephen Hadley returned on bass. In May 2001, APRA celebrated its 75th anniversary by naming the from 1926 to 2001, as decided by a hundred-strong industry panel. Larrikin is entitled to recover damages• 4 on the and Business as Usual appeared in the book October 2010. Business as Usual was also one of the highest selling Australian albums in the early 1980s, with 6 million copies shipped in the US, Surprisingly, the disc also made it to No. 2 on the Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart in August that year. They open with the singer travelling in a fried-out Kombi, on a hippie trail, head full of zombie. Hay had emigrated to Australia in 1967 from Scotland with his family. Ham left during the band's time touring behind the album. 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 counsel for the band's record label and publishing company Sony BMG Music Entertainment and EMI Songs Australia claimed that, based on the agreement under which the song was written, the copyright was actually held by the. Episode — "My Last Day" as Troubador Performing "Beautiful World"• Another energy bundle is Cecilia Noel, who dances and mimics stories of the songs while singing with a primary contribution to the vocal parts, she definitely adds a higher part for the scenic presence of the band. In January 1983, they were the first Australian artists to have a simultaneous No. Thanks to the persistence of Russell Depeller and Karpin, the album was finally released in the US and the United Kingdom in April 1982 — six months after its Australian release. Archived from on 12 July 2012. Fierce Mercy 2017 Singles [ ] Year Single Peak chart positions Album 1986 "Hold Me" 40 1987 "Looking for Jack" - "Can I Hold You? Archived from on 28 December 2010. External links [ ]• 21 September 2013 at the Retrieved 9 May 2012• Lyrics [ ] The lyrics to "Down Under" depict an Australian man travelling the globe, who meets people who are interested in his home country. Around this time as a side project, keyboardist Greg Sneddon ex-Alroy Band. TV movie 1988 as Parker• Men at Work were inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1994. We came in as a band with enormous radio success; once that goes away and the band breaks up the audience tends to go away with it. Australian musicologist, , felt the A-side was "a fast-paced country-styled rocker with a clean sound and quirky rhythm". 2 and remained in the chart for 24 weeks. Hay is fun, he has a warm down to earth welcoming humour, setting a friendly atmosphere from start to finish into the event. "Maria" and "Overkill" were also broadcast by ABC during their Live Aid telecast. The lead single, "", was issued in Australia ahead of the album in October 1982 and reached No. Men at Work initially broke through to North American audiences in the western provinces of Canada with "Who Can It Be Now? Entries at :• Contents• Colin Hay performed "Down Under" in an advert for Australian telephone company supporting the. Malkin, Bonnie 30 July 2009. You'd better run; you'd better take cover. Its founding member was on lead vocals and guitar. Note: User may have to click 'Search again' and provide details at 'Enter a title:' e. 1998• Davies, Lisa 25 June 2009. Ham, Larissa; Arlington, Kim 5 February 2010. In 2019, Hay revived the Men at Work moniker and began touring with the assistance of a backing band featuring none of the other original members. Two Hearts was produced by Hay and Ham. That same year in Canada they were awarded a for "International LP of the Year". The Australian version had a black and white cover design; overseas releases had a similar design, but in a black and yellow colour scheme. TV series• Just the damn good old real thing. 2017 as self• "" followed in March 1983 made it to No. Hay has a brother who is a high school maths teacher. The band released their second album, , in April 1983, which also peaked at No. They had enjoyed strong fan support there during their earlier career and demands for a reunion had persisted. Tortorici, Frank 28 June 1999. The group was managed by Russell Depeller, a friend of Hay, whom he met at Latrobe University. In October "Who Can It Be Now?。 。 。

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