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From the "Album Explanations" comes the story of why "Business as Usual" makes the list:

Men at Work, Business as Usual, 1981

After the sugar in my father’s gas tank, after a broken window, after the late night phone calls and the death threats, my family packed off from Connersville to a Holiday Inn in Indianapolis. It had an indoor pool. A vacation from school, though school wasn’t actually happening. The strike had closed it down. My father was to blame—according to the striking teachers.
At night, the streetlights dappled the hotel room. The noise of traffic seeped in. As my siblings slept soundly, I lay awake thinking, God damn, god damn, god damn.