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Everything is awesome when it comes to Colin Hay.

The Men At Work front man stopped by the studio during his solo tour at World Cafe Live. Preston Elliot took the opportunity to break down “Overkill, his favorite song from the Australian rock band. He interpreted the lyrics to be about laying down and thinking about your own mortality. “Is that it?” Preston asked.

In super-awesome rock star fashion, Colin said it could be, “with songs everyone has their own tale and far be it for me to spoil that!” Although he continued, “it’s about the death of what we know,” and pointed out that he wrote the song before the band split up.

Then he played it. Acoustic. And hit all the super high notes (never challenge this guy!) Take a listen:

And enjoy this amazing throwback photo…