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Overkill (Acoustic Version)

Features of This Track

pop rock qualities
intricate melodic phrasing
acoustic sonority
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
a smooth male lead vocalist
acoustic rhythm guitars

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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I wish back to 80's...good music, nice people, fun, school, friends, surf only good vibes!
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Colin almost turned this into Scrubs theme tune!
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Good alt. Version, a bit mellow maybe...
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So so good!
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Absolutely freaking love this song!!!
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Men At Work has gone from what I perceived as a silly 80's band w/ goofy pop radio hits,.... to a band that I really enjoy,
(30 years later) Always thought Down By The Sea and High-Wire were great (little known) songs. One tune I used to dislike, back in the day, It's a Mistake....i s now something I really enjoy. great guitar solo. easy, but interesting!
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mikepascarel l o
Like this version even better than the original.
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The one song that I'm happy Pandora 'Overkills' it on. (No Pun intended)
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Come back another day...
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amy31562
I like this version much better than the original.
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Just great.
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Good, understated version of this song.
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Reminds me of the 1984 Worlds Fair in New Orleans. This group played in The Australia Pavillion.
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wahooh
better than the original
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SCRUBS
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mleeman7
One of my favs
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nflsuicidepo o l 0 4
Never get tired of this acoustic version!
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yale.roth
this is a great song.
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love this song! loved it on Scrubs, and I love it now.
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"Ghosts appear and fade away."
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Love it!
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I am a huge fan of artists who perform their hit songs in acoustic! I believe this is the form for which the song was birthed. I love it more so now than I did when it was Men at Work.

Nice comment Justin! Great observation and well said ;)
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Listening to this song playing on Pandora: I am aware that Colin Hay is truly wedded to this song. He may sneer and revile the chord structures of Men @ Work... but this song is somehow deeply and truly him. But perhaps this song just reflects what I feel is really me-- I can't speak for anyone else. I love this song too. Overkill. yep.
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meestermole
I love this song, but it never plays on Pandora
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meestermole
I love this song, but it never plays on Pandora

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