It's A Mistake

Album: Cargo (1983)
Charted: 33 6
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Songfacts®:

  • This song was written during the Cold War between the US and Russia (The U.S.S.R.) and is about what would happen if the arms buildup resulted in a nuclear war.
  • The line, "They've gone and grabbed old Ronnie" is a reference to US president Ronald Reagan. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Mountlake Terrace, WA, for above 2

Comments: 4

  • Curt from MissouriIn the video for "It's a Mistake" by Men at Work, is that a C3PO action figure riding around at the beginning?
  • Brian from Boston, MaMen at work had some good songs.The problem is in my opinion like everything else in the 80's the songs were overproduced.Sometimes simple arrangements are best.
  • Pete from Boston, MaFirst 45 I ever bought!
  • Robertico from Miami, FlI LOVE this song (It's a Mistake) and Men At Work Kick Butt
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