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Artist: Honeymoon Suite

Title: Honeymoon Suite

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Honeymoon Suite Honeymoon Suite Album Cover


Category: Rock

Year: 1984

Label: Warner Brothers

Catalog Number: 9 25098 2


Ray Coburn keyboards, vocals
Derry Grehan lead guitar, vocals
Johnny Dee lead vocals, guitar
Garry Lalonde bass, vocals
Dave Betts drums


1.  New Girl Now  3:37
2.  Burning In Love  4:30
3.  Wave Babies  4:21
4.  Stay in the Light  3:52
5.  Now That You Got Me  3:28
6.  Funny Business  3:59
7.  Heart on Fire  2:30
8.  Turn My Head  3:50
9.  It's Your Heart  3:25
10.  Face to Face  5:00
Total Running Time:  38:32

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Existing comments about this CD

From: SuiteFan Date: August 12, 2001 at 13:21
Great pop metal! Check out New Girl Now, Heart on Fire, Burning in Love. Johnny Dee has a great voice, and he and Derry write great, catchy songs. Recommended!

From: T-BONE Date: August 12, 2001 at 15:27
Great cd that started a string of even better cd's from a very talented Band. Get all the Honeymoon Suite cd's.

From: wadelink Date: October 23, 2001 at 7:12
the debut this is a good album great songs all over they went on to greater albums this i give 9/10

From: koogles Date: January 2, 2002 at 16:04
One of the most impressive Canadian hard rock debuts EVER! Four killer tracks in "New Girl Now", "Burning in Love", "Wave Babies" and "Stay in the Light". How many debut albums go that deep with hits? Not many. This is recommended for anyone who likes medium-heavy Loverboy-style AOR.

From: jason (FA - Q) Date: July 7, 2002 at 20:44
I wouldn't have thought that this band would be on this website. I really like "New Girl Now" but thats about the only song I know (I think?). I thought this band was more of a PoP group and thats why I didn't expect to see them on H. Harmonies. I'll have to look into them and find out.

From: Reno Date: July 7, 2002 at 21:58
jason, If you listen to their 2nd cd called The Big Prize, you'll recognize the first 3 songs. Bad Attitude, Feel It Again, and What Does It Take. The 3rd cd Racing After Midnight, was a little more Rock than the first 2. Not as good of songwriting, but far better guitar.

From: T-BONE Date: July 8, 2002 at 6:46
Make that tracks 1,2, and 4 jason. Sorry Reno...had to be done

From: Christina Date: July 27, 2002 at 22:48
All of hms' albums kick major ass Any hms fan would agree that their music totally rocks

From: Andre Tekken Date: August 2, 2002 at 10:47
One of the best canadian bands ever!Also an outstanding debut!Souds like the most true early 80's sounding efforts I've ever seen!Very difficult to compare them to anybody;they have a sounding whith is very own!Dee's voice sometimes remember me of Toto!They are kind of a canadian version of Bon Jovi in terms of attitude!Best songs:Burning in Love and Wave Babies!No all the songs are great,which is impossible to see in a album theese days!It's a 10 out of 10.Nice cover also!!!!!!!

From: Andre Tekken Date: August 2, 2002 at 10:52
In essence this band can be described as having such influences as good rocki'n,country,aor,romantic approach that can be noticed on the overcoming next records

From: Purrfect Kat Date: August 2, 2002 at 11:58
yes they are a good band and fun to hang out with...They did a small free show in my hometown on New Years eve cuz they are from that area and it was alot of fun...My other friends from Brighton Rock I haven't seen in awhile but I am looking forward to hearing their latest cd.

From: Andre Tekken Date: August 6, 2002 at 10:01
Purrfect Kat I personally don`t advise you to buy it.As I feared they became kinda of modern rock(Foo Fighters,and stuff)meets Honeymoon suite,they just are not the same!

From: Purrfect Kat Date: August 7, 2002 at 1:29
Thank you for sharing your opinion with me and I will be sure to pass on your comments to them next time I talk with them but I like this cd and have it signed so I am going to just hang on to it.

From: John Date: September 5, 2003 at 13:21
There are some great songs on this album. And you can see the beginning of a band that was getting ready to write a great album (Big Prize), but just isn't quite 'there' yet. 7/10.

From: Don Date: December 11, 2003 at 22:54
I probably will get some negative backlash from this, but I just wasn't impressed with this record at all. When I first spun it so many years ago, I knew I didn't like it (except a couple tunes), but couldn't really analyze it (hey, I was 16). In retrospect, I can still hear a few good tunes that border on a Loverboy-ish sound (Bon Jovi? No way), but also a whole bunch of limp mid-tempo keyboard fluffies that are about as far from metal as Mr. Mister.

From: Blaine Date: February 2, 2004 at 20:40
Great debut from Honeymoon Suite. "Burning In Love" is still one of my favorite tracks, among others. Read my review about THE BIG PRIZE!

From: Glen Ravine Date: November 9, 2004 at 15:29
Without a doubt a brilliant debut from the former Q107 Homegrown contest winner. Excellent.

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From: Jez Date: November 15, 2004 at 11:06
A great debut album, from one of Canada's top bands of all time. I remember getting this one at the time and playing it non stop for weeks. Even today it stands up very well and is played on a regular basis. The Loverboy comparisons are pretty near on certain tracks, but i always found that they had a sound of their own, especially as Johnny Dee has such a recognisable vocal style.

From: Rafo Phoenix Date: November 21, 2004 at 0:45

From: Joan Date: February 18, 2005 at 14:01
Genial disco. Para mi, el mejor de Honeymoon S...y mi favorita, sin duda, Heart on Fire.

From: Nick C Date: September 13, 2005 at 1:57
Can't believe I've never commented on HS, they're one of my fave bands. This is my favourite release, tho Big Prize is seen as the better album this still has a special place for me. Got this when it came out the band had that kind of slightly off the wall sound that Canuck bands seem to have,which they had all but lost by BP. New Girl Now get's the album off to a great start but the best track for me is Wave Babies,it has a cool kinda hazy summery feel. Ends with a great ballad in Face to Face.

From: Mr.Pumpkin Date: February 11, 2006 at 19:20
I think that Honeymoon Suite debute album is the best one they ever released! "New Girl Now" and "Burning In Love" still remain their greatest hits! As for the music, it is pure AOR. So, I recommend to start listening to Honeymoon Suite from the first album!

From: juan carlos Date: April 16, 2006 at 0:31
Me lo mandé pedir a un buen precio y valió la pena. Que tal año nos dio el ´83. Discos geniales como el de Stan bush, aldo nova, etc. Este para su época está a nivel de los mencionados sino escucha temazos como "burning in love" o "stay in the light" "now that you got me". Rock comercial en "funny business". La 7,8 y 10 están al nivel tambien. Todos los temas escritos por Dermot Grehan(?) menos la 7. Me ha venido sin las letras, alguien quien me ayude.. thanx 8.5/10

From: Remastered Reason Date: May 3, 2006 at 2:17
All you need to know is (I've Got A)"New Girl Now". Excellent tune....crank it up & wish it was '84 again.

From: hair metal again Date: September 21, 2009 at 12:15
quite impressive debut by canadians honeymoon suite,extremely mature and high quality performed.very talented band with nice melodic ideas, not hard rock in its all though.i mean that their sound contains rock/pop elements too ,always in the 80 s style."burning in love", "now that you got me" and "funny business" are my favs.if you want to hear strong guitars this is not your chance.if you like 80 s rock and imagine rush play pop then you have an idea of honeymoon suite back in 1984.good release

From: rick kerch vzla Date: February 15, 2011 at 21:26
Very nice debut by HS...nowadays a classic..."Burning In Love" is my favorite of the album and some others such as "Wave Babies","Stay In The Light"," & "Funny Business" will put an in your face...catchy and melodic stuff with a little Pop flavour...really worth to have indeed...92/100

From: tomdwa Date: April 14, 2020 at 20:22
Indeed they have a sound of their own, immediately recognisable. Their debut shows promise, but the song writing quality and maturity isn't quite there yet. Too many songs on the album are just too light weight and are lacking depth. Noteworthy exceptions are the intriguing song Wave babies and the semi ballad Face to face.

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