Before being signed by austrailia columbia the band were regulars at the Cricketer's Arms Hotel Bar and on the Austrailian Pub Circuit.
In the bands first two years they were the highest paid unsigned band in Austrailia.
Men At Work's first UK number one was "Down Under".
Colin Hay was the only member of the band to pursue a solo career.
Men At Work's second album "Cargo'" release was delayed due to the overwhelming success of their first album
Men At Works album "Buisness as usual"spent 10 weeks on top of the Austrailian album chart.
Original members Greg Ham and Colin Hay toured the world again and even made a new album, "Brazil".
The lead singer of the band was Colin Hay who has released numerous solo albums.
Men at work relased six albums in total.
Their only two hits from their second album "Cargo" were "Overkill" which reached #3 and "It's A Mistake" which reached #6.
The bands second album "Cargo" only reached number 3 in the US charts.
In 1983 the band won a grammy for Best new artist.
The two main singles from the Album "Buisness as Usual" were "Who can it be now" and "Down Under" and they both reached the #1 spot in the US charts.
Originally the band consisted of Colin Hay, Ron Strykert, John Rees, Greg Ham and Jerry Speiser.
Men At Work's debut album was "Buisness as Usual" and it was released in 1981.
Men At Work officially started in 1979.
Men At Work officially split up in 1985.
Men At Work were inducted into the ARIA rock and roll hall of fame in 1992.