Listen Like Thieves (song)

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"Listen Like Thieves"
Single by INXS
from the album Listen Like Thieves
B-side Different World
Released 1986
Format 7"
Recorded 1985
Genre Rock
Length 3:47
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Michael Hutchence, Andrew Farriss
Producer(s) Chris Thomas
INXS singles chronology
"Kiss the Dirt (Falling Down the Mountain)"
"Listen Like Thieves"
"Good Times"

"Listen Like Thieves" is the title song and third single from Australian rock band INXS's fifth album, Listen Like Thieves. The B-side to the single was "Different World", which appeared on the "Crocodile" Dundee soundtrack.

Was (Not Was) covered the song and released it as a single in 1992 to promote their album Hello Dad...I'm in Jail. It reached #58 on the UK Singles Chart.,[1] while the original version peaked at #46 in 1986.


Chart (1986) Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart 28
UK Singles Chart 46
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 54
U.S. Billboard Album Rock Tracks 12


  1. ^ "Chart Stats - Was (Not Was)". Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2008-11-09.