Work (Jars of Clay song)

"Work" is a song written and performed by Jars of Clay. It is the second radio single from their 2006 studio album Good Monsters. The song was the 13th most played song on U.S. Christian Hit Radio stations in 2007.[1] A live concert version of the song appears on the Live Monsters EP, which was released in 2007. An acoustic version of the song was included as a bonus thirteenth track on Good Monsters when purchased through a pre-release promotion on Apple's iTunes Store. A music video for "Work" was released in 2006.

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Single by Jars of Clay
from the album Good Monsters
Length3:39 (Radio Edit)
3:53 (Album Version)
LabelEssential Records
Songwriter(s)Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark
Producer(s)Jars of Clay
Jars of Clay singles chronology
"Dead Man (Carry Me)"
"There Is a River"

Track listingEdit

  1. "Work" (Radio Edit) – 3:39 (Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark)

Music videoEdit

The music video for "Work" features the band playing in a small room, where water rises up on the floor. By the end of the video, the whole band is submerged in water.


In 2007, "Work" won a Dove Award for Short Form Music Video of the Year at the 38th GMA Dove Awards. It was also nominated for Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year.[2]


This song was also by appearances by the compilation album WOW Hits 2008.


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