- Covered Up: Their version of "Throw Your Arms Around Me" is more famous than the original Hunters and Collectors version.
- On the other end of the spectrum, Sixpence None The Richer made "Don't Dream It's Over" their own.
- At one Neil Finn solo concert, someone requested "Don't Dream It's Over" as "The Susan Boyle song."
- Early in their career, their live set often included a great version of Talking Heads' "Road to Nowhere."
- Crowning Moment Of Awesome: Their farewell concert in front of 120,000 people at the Sydney Opera House.
- Crowning Music of Awesome: "Don't Dream It's Over", "When You Come", "Private Universe", "Fall At Your Feet" and much more.
- Ear Worm: Several but especially Something So Strong.
- Epic Riff: "Don't Dream It's Over," "Locked Out," and "Inside Out."
- "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: In the "Mean To Me" video, Paul shoots himself in the head with a BANG Flag Gun. After his suicide, this was difficult for many fans to watch.
- Genius Bonus: "Whispers And Moans" makes a cryptic reference to an Australian Ponzi scheme.
- Magnum Opus: Many fans (not to mention the band themselves) consider Together Alone to be this.
- Nightmare Fuel: "In The Lowlands" and "Hole In The River" both have terrifying fade-outs.
- Kill Eye is a half-screamed take on guilt over infidelity. The lyrics gradually become more disturbing until the whole thing ends with an awful screeching noise.
- Signature Song: "Don't Dream It's Over" and "Weather With You."
- Sweet Dreams Fuel: "All I Ask."
- Tear Jerker: Again, "Don't Dream It's Over," "Better Be Home Soon," "Four Seasons In One Day," "Catherine Wheels," and most of Time on Earth.
- "Italian Plastic" can be seen as this after Paul Hester's suicide.