Our Top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs looks at a band with its origins in the 1980s that has continued to release music for over thirty years. There’s nothing like winning a song contest that eventually ends up helping a band sign a record deal. That’s the way it happened for the band Honeymoon Suite in the early 1980s. This great group hails from Ontario, Canada just north of Niagara Falls. In fact, it was the point that the band was from Niagara Falls that they named themselves Honeymoon Suite referring to the beautiful area in which they were located. The group released their first album in 1984. The band released four singles from their debut album enjoying success on the charts with many of the LP’s single releases. The original members of the band consisted of Derry Grehan on lead guitar and vocals, Johnnie Dee on lead vocals and guitar, Brian Brackstone on bass, Ray Coburn on keyboards, and Dave Betts on drums.
The band Honeymoon Suite released seven studio albums between the years 1984 and 2008. The group has also released two live albums and three compilation albums. As of 2020, the group was still releasing new music in the single format.
# 10 – Wave Babies
We open up our top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs list with the amazing song entitled “Wave Babies.” The song was released on the album entitled Honeymoon Suite. It was the third single released from the album. The album was released in 1984. This is a fun mid-tempo rocker. It’s sort of a lighter sounding Duran Duran. The sound is more 1980-81, than 1984, but we will take it. You will love the video as there are some pretty sites to take in all throughout the song.
# 9 – Tell Me What You Want
It’s amazing that in 2019, the group was still able to release new music that sounded very much like the music they released in the 1980s. The band did not seem to age. Continuing with our top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs list we take a listen to the pulsating song entitled “Tell Me What You Want.” The song was released as a single in 2019. Johnnie Dee still sounds like he is twenty years old on this glorious song.
# 8 – Say You Don’t Know Me
In the number eight spot on our top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs list we highlight the song entitled “Say You Don’t Know Me.” The keyboards open this one up until they are blown away by a dynamic drum groove that just kills. They sound a little like Bon Jovi on this one. The song was released on the album entitled Monsters Under the Bed. The album was released in 1991. “Say You Don’t Know Me.” was the first single released from the album.
# 7 – Cold Look
In the number seven position on our top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs list is the song entitled “Cold Look.” This has always been one of our favorite Honeymoon Suite songs. We love that minor chord driven groove. The song was released on the album entitled Racing After Midnight. The album was released in 1987. “Cold Look,” was the sixth single released from the album.
# 6 – What Does It Take
Landing in the number six spot on our top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs list we present the power ballad entitled “What Does It Take.” You can just feel the song ready to explode in the opening verse. This is 80s power ballad 101. It’s a bit Whitesnake, a bit House Of Lords and many others. Of course, there is the big traditional guitar solo two-thirds of the way through. And you know what? It all works perfectly. Ahh to just go back to 1985 for at least a few hours.
# 5 – Bad Attitude
It’s amazing how different this band sounds on so many of their songs. At times they sounded like Duran Duran while other times they were much heavier like Saraya. However, they always had a great pop sen sensibility to them. At the halfway point on our top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs list is the song entitled “Bad Attitude.” The song was issued on the album entitled The Big Prize. The album was released in 1985. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Rock Charts peaking at number twenty two.
# 4 – Burning In Love
At the number four spot on our top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs list we present the song entitled “Burning In Love.” This has big-time 80s written all over it. This is a very addictive pop rock song. The song was released on the album entitled Honeymoon Suite. The album was released in 1984. It was the second single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number forty seven.
# 3 – Lethal Weapon
Rocking out on our top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs list we slow it down a little bit to this great ballad song entitled “Lethal Weapon.” And yes my friends, the song is from the motion picture Lethal Weapon. The song was also released on the album entitled Racing After Midnight. The album was released in 1987. It was the first single released from the album “Lethal Weapon” did not chart in the United States. However, it was a hit up north in Canada.
# 2 – Feel It Again
As we have come almost to a close on our Honeymoon Suite songs list we celebrate the jubilant song entitled “Feel It Again.” This is a big time rocker that just bleeds 80s style. There is a bit of a Foreigner meets Winger vibe to the song. The song was released on the album entitled The Big Prize. The album was released in 1985. “Feel It Again” was the second single released from the album.”Feel It Again,” stands as the highest charting song of the band’s career on the Billboard Mainstream charts. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty four. The song was also a top 20 hit in Canada.
# 1 – New Girl Now
We close out our top 10 Honeymoon Suite songs list with the song entitled “New Girl Now.” Yeah, I think it’s quite simple, if your girlfriend throws your guitar in the garbage can, it’s time to get a new girlfriend. Do you know what I mean? Although why would you get a new girlfriend who is exactly like the old girlfriend. Good Grief! Nonetheless, this was a fun song from the band Honeymoon Suite. The song was released on the album entitled Honeymoon Suite. The album was released in 1984. It was the first single released from the album. It was also the band’s first single of their career. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number fifty seven The song was also a hit on the US Billboard Rock tracks topping out at number seven.
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