The Honeymoon Is Over (song)

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"The Honeymoon Is Over"
The Honeymoon Is Over (song) by The Cruel Sea.jpg
Single by The Cruel Sea
from the album The Honeymoon Is Over
ReleasedJuly 1993
FormatCD Single
StudioPlanet Studios, Perth
LabelRed Eye
The Cruel Sea singles chronology
"Black Stick"
"The Honeymoon Is Over"
"Woman with Soul"

"The Honeymoon Is Over" is a song by Australian indie rock band The Cruel Sea. The song was released in July 1993 as the second single from the band's third studio album, The Honeymoon Is Over. The song peaked at number 41 on the ARIA Charts.

At the ARIA Music Awards of 1994, the song won the ARIA Award for Best Song and Best Single.[1]

"The Honeymoon Is Over" was polled a number 9 in the Triple J Hottest 100, 1993; the highest placing by an Australian artist.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Honeymoon Is Over"
  2. "Delivery Man"
  3. "Blue Dog"
  4. "She Still Comes Around"


Chart (1993) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[3] 41


  1. ^ "ARIA Awards – History: Winners by Year 1994: 8th Annual ARIA Awards". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  2. ^ "hottest 100 1993". ABC. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  3. ^ " – The Cruel Sea – The Honeymoon Is Over". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 8 January 2019.