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Lead singer Colin Hay told us: "It was a song written from the standpoint of a 9-year-old boy. His parents are constantly telling him to be good and he feels like he understands some things but is completely misunderstood by the adult world, which I think a lot of people feel."
Colin recorded a new version for his 2003 album Man At Work. The album contains some acoustic renditions of Men at Work's hits along with some new songs. (Thanks to Colin for speaking with us about his songs. You can find out more at www.colinhay.com)