Who Sang Overkill? Men at Work

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Some other versions of "Overkill"
Credits
publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing
writers: Colin Hay
release date: 1983-6-28
genres: Rock Reggae Pop
styles: Alternative Rock/Indie Pop/Pop Rock
length: 3:46
producer: Peter McIan
engineer: Peter McIan
bass: John Rees
drums (drum set): Jerry Speiser
Day after day it reappears
Night after night my heartbeat shows the fear
Ghosts appear and fade away, I can't get to sleep
I think about the implications
Of diving in too deep
And possibly the complications

Especially at night
I worry over situations
I know will be alright
Perhaps it's just imagination

Day after day it reappears
Night after night my heartbeat shows the fear
Ghosts appear and fade away

Alone between the sheets
Only brings exasperation
It's time to walk the streets
Smell the desperation

At least there's pretty lights
And though there's little variation
It nullifies the night
From overkill

Day after day it reappears
Night after night my heartbeat shows the fear
Ghosts appear and fade away

I can't get to sleep
I think about the implications
Of diving in too deep
And possibly the complications

Especially at night
I worry over situation
I know will be alright
It's just overkill

Day after day it reappears
Night after night my heartbeat shows the fear
Ghosts appear and fade away
Ghosts appear and fade away
Ghosts appear and fade away



Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Dr. Heckyll & Mr. Jive
  • 2 Overkill
  • 3 Settle Down My Boy
  • 4 Upstairs in My House
  • 5 No Sign of Yesterday
  • 6 It's a Mistake
  • 7 High Wire
  • 8 Blue for You
  • 9 I Like To
  • 10 No Restrictions

  • Album Information
    label: CBS
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 074643866026
    script: Latin