Honeymoon Suite Arts & Culture Wall Of Fame
Honeymoon Suite, so-named in reference to its origins in Niagara Falls, "honeymoon capital" of North America
was formed by Johnnie Dee. The band included singer/songwriter Johnnie Dee, songwriter Derry Grehan, and
Ray Coburn as well as Gary Lalonde and Dave Betts. Honeymoon Suite's spirited, commercial style, supported
by then new medium of music videos, brought the band success quickly.
In 1984, their first LP, Honeymoon Suite, included "New Girl Now" which was penned by Derry Grehan and
featured on TV's "Miami Vice". This international hit became one of Canada's most recognizable songs and led
to several tours in the USA. "Burning In Love" also made them staples of MuchMusic and MTV. The Big Prize
was released Valentine's Day '85 and quickly turned platinum riding the singles "Bad Attitude", "Feel It Again",
& "All Along You Knew" which featured Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson on flute. These singles were featured on TV
series. In '86, Honeymoon Suite took part in the World Song Festival in Tokyo, Japan, representing Canada and
winning the gold award for "Best Live Act".
In 1986, Honeymoon Suite received a Juno Award as "Group of the Year". In the spring of 1987, they produced
a track for the Blockbuster film "Lethal Weapon" and another "One Crazy Summer" starring Demi Moore
featuring the track "What Does It Take". In the 80's & 90's Honeymoon Suite continued recording albums &
touring with "Racing After Midnight". In 1989, Honeymoon Suite released their first greatest hits compilation,
The Singles, which included the new single "Still Loving You". In 2002, Honeymoon Suite released another
studio album Lemon Tongue. In 2006, the band released a second greatest hit collection entitled Feel It Again.
Honeymoon Suite toured extensively 2007 and in 2008 they entered the studio to record a new album Clifton
Hill. Having 12 successful albums Honeymoon Suite continues to tour to sold out shows around the world,
while still calling Niagara Falls home.