Song of the Day #5,111: ‘Men and Women’ – INXS

‘Men and Women’ is the final track on INXS’ 1992 album Welcome to Wherever You Are. This was the band’s fifth straight Platinum album in the United States (and their last).

The album fared a little bit worse in the band’s native Australia, where it achieved Gold status and broke a streak of five straight Platinum albums there.

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Song of the Day#810: ‘Beautiful Girl’ – INXS

INXS is best known for their smash 1987 album Kick. And that is indeed a fantastic album, one I’ve featured twice on the blog already (‘Never Tear Us Apart‘ and ‘Need You Tonight/Mediate‘).

But if I had to select one INXS album as their finest, I think I’d go with the lesser-known Welcome to Wherever You Are, released in 1992.

Packed with great songs and inventive production and somehow tightly focused despite meandering all over the place musically, this is one of the best albums of the 90s.

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