Everything I Need

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"Everything I Need"
Men at work-everything i need.jpg
Single by Men at Work
from the album Two Hearts
B-side "Sail to You"
Released 1985
Format 7", 12"
Genre Pop, new wave
Length 3:35
Label Epic
Writer(s) Colin Hay
Men at Work singles chronology
"High Wire"
(1983)
"Everything I Need"
(1985)
"Maria"
(1985)

"Everything I Need" is a song by the Australian group Men at Work. The song was written by Men at Work singer/guitarist Colin Hay and the recording was produced by Hay with keyboardist Greg Ham. It was released in 1985 as the lead single from their album Two Hearts.

The tune has a mid-tempo pop/rock song, and is marked by a loud, thwacking drum rhythm and a prominent slide guitar solo.

"Everything I Need" peaked at #47 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #37 on the Australian chart. It was the last Men at Work single to make the charts.[1]

Track listing[edit]

7": Epic / A 6276 - UK[edit]

  1. "Everything I Need" (Single version) – 3:35
  2. "Sail to You" – 3:25

12": Epic / TA 6276 - UK[edit]

  1. "Everything I Need" (Extended version) – 4:35
  2. "Sail to You" – 3:25

12": Columbia / 44 05216 - U.S.[edit]

  1. "Everything I Need" (Extended Version) – 4:35
  2. "Everything I Need" (Single Version) – 3:35

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1985)[2] Position
Australia (Kent Music Report) 37
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 47
U.S. Billboard Top Rock Tracks 28

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