Never Tear Us Apart

1988 single by INXS

"Never Tear Us Apart" is a song by rock new wave band INXS and taken from their sixth studio album Kick. It went to number 2 in Canada and number 7 in the United States. It has been covered by Tom Jones, Paloma Faith and Joe Cocker.

"Never Tear Us Apart"
Single by INXS
from the album Kick
  • "Different World" (7" mix)
  • "Guns in the Sky" (Kick Ass Remix)
Released8 August 1988[1]
GenrePop rock,[2] blues rock[3]
Length3:02 (Single Version)
3:43 (Video Version)
Producer(s)Chris Thomas
INXS singles chronology
"New Sensation"
"Never Tear Us Apart"
Music video
"Never Tear Us Apart" at YouTube

Tom Jones feat. Natalie Imbruglia versionEdit

"Never Tear Us Apart"
Single by Tom Jones feat. Natalie Imbruglia
from the album Reload
Released27 September 1999
Producer(s)Johnny Douglas
Tom Jones singles chronology
"Burning Down the House"
"Never Tear Us Apart"
"Baby, It's Cold Outside"

The song was covered by Tom Jones for his 1999 album Reload featuring the Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia. The cover version also includes a music video.

Track listingEdit

CD single

  1. "Never Tear Us Apart" – 3:08
  2. "Sunny Afternoon" – 3:26
  3. "Looking Out My Window" – 3:19
  4. "Sometimes We Cry" – 5:00


  1. "INXS – Never Tear Us Apart". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
  2. Andrew Jett. "10 Best Pop Rock Songs". Mademan. Break Media. Archived from the original on 11 November 2018. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  3. Van Sias (19 October 2017). "INXS' 'Kick': 10 Things You Didn't Know". Rolling Stone. Rolling Stone, LLC. Retrieved 18 July 2020.