It's A Mistake

Album: Cargo (1983)
Charted: 33 6
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  • Jump down the shelters to get away
    The boys are cockin' up their guns
    Tell us general, is it party time?
    If it is can we all come

    Don't think that we don't know
    Don't think that we're not trying
    Don't think we move too slow
    It's no use after crying
    Saying

    It's a mistake, it's a mistake
    It's a mistake, it's a mistake

    After the laughter as died away
    And all the boys have had their fun
    No surface noise now, not much to say
    They've got the bad guys on the run

    Don't try to say you're sorry
    Don't say he drew his gun
    They've gone and grabbed old Ronnie
    He's not the only one saying

    It's a mistake, it's a mistake
    It's a mistake, it's a mistake

    Tell us commander, what do you think?
    Cause we know that you love all that power
    Is it on then, are we on the brink?
    We wish you'd all throw in the towel

    We'll not fade out too soon
    Not in this finest hour
    Whistle your favorite tune
    We'll send a card and flower
    Saying

    It's a mistake, it's a mistake
    It's a mistake, it's a mistake Writer/s: COLIN JAMES HAY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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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