Cargo - Men At Work - CBS 10079 - (Condition 90-95%) - LP Record

Cargo is the second studio album by Australian pop rock band Men at Work, which was released in April 1983. It peaked at No. 1 on the Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart, No. 2 in New Zealand, No. 3 on the United States Billboard 200, and No. 8 on the United Kingdom Albums Chart. Four singles were released from the album, with "Overkill" being an international top 10 hit in Canada, Ireland, Norway, and US Billboard Hot 100. Australian pop rock group, Men at Work, released their second album, Cargo, in April 1983, which peaked at No. 1 – for two weeks – on the Australian Kent Music Report Albums Chart.[1] In New Zealand it reached No. 2.[2] The album was recorded and finished by mid-1982 with Peter McIan producing again, but its release was pushed back due to the continued success of their debut album, Business as Usual.[3][4][5] On the international market, where Business as Usual was still riding high, Cargo appeared at No. 3 on the Billboard 200,[6] and No. 8 in the UK.[7] The lead single, "Dr. Heckyll & Mr. Jive", was issued in Australia, ahead of the album, in October 1982; it reached No. 6[1] there in late 1982 and peaked at No. 28 in the US the following year.[6] The second single "Overkill" was released in March 1983 and made it to No. 5 in Australia,[1] and No. 3 in the US.[6] A third single "It's a Mistake" followed in June and only reached No. 34 in Australia,[1] but it did peak at No. 6 in the US.[6] The much less successful fourth and final single "High Wire" was released in late 1983 and only reached No. 89 in Australia,[1] but did reach No. 23 on the US Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks.[6] The band toured the world extensively in 1983. Rolling Stone's Christopher Connelly wrote that Cargo "may lack a track with the body-slamming intensity of 'Who Can It Be Now?' and 'Down Under', but song for song, it is a stronger overall effort than Business as Usual". He chiefly praised the album's dark, paranoid lyrics.[10] John Mendelssohn of Record also felt that none of the tracks measured up to Men at Work's early hits, but went further, saying the album in its entirety is inoffensive but forgettable, with "Upstairs in My House" being the only highlight. He found the band's instrumental solos particularly dull, and assessed that Men at Work's one asset is that "Colin Hay may be the most effortlessly soulful pop singer since Sting". In a retrospective review, AllMusic's Stephen Thomas Erlewine praised "Overkill" and "It's a Mistake" as "demonstrating more depth than anything on the debut". However, he asserted that the album parallels their debut in that it focuses on two strong singles while it is "weighed down by filler

Record Details


Cargo - Men At Work - CBS 10079


Peter Mclan


C.Hay & R.Strykert

Releasing Year



Private Songs





Made In



CBS Gramophone Record's & Tapes (India) Ltd.

Serial No

CBS 10079

Side One

  • Dr. Heckyll & Mr. Jive
  • Overkill
  • Settle Down My Boy
  • Upstairs in My House
  • No Sign of Yesterday

Side Two

  • It's a Mistake
  • High Wire
  • Blue for You
  • I Like To
  • No Restrictions



12 Inches


33 RPM

Record Condition


Cover Condition


Lyrics - 1 C.Hay
Lyrics - 2 R.Strykert
Producer - 1 Peter McIan
Record Details
Genre Private Songs
Label CBS
Language English
Releasing Year 1983
Size 12 Inches
Speed 33 RPM
Side1 - Song1 Dr. Heckyll & Mr. Jive
Side1 - Song2 Overkill
Side1 - Song3 Settle Down My Boy
Side1 - Song4 Upstairs in My House
Side1 - Song5 No Sign of Yesterday
Side2 - Song1 It's a Mistake
Side2 - Song2 High Wire
Side2 - Song3 Blue for You
Side2 - Song4 I Like To
Side2 - Song5 No Restrictions

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Cargo - Men At Work - CBS 10079 - (Condition 90-95%) - LP Record

  • Brand: CBS
  • Product Code: CBS 10079
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Rs.2,500.00

  • Ex Tax: Rs.2,500.00

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