Through nine lineup changes, April Wine has been going continuously since 1969 up until the present day. The Nature of the Beast represents their commercial peak, selling over one million copies in the US. "Just Between You and Me" was also their greatest-selling single in the US, becoming the band's defining power ballad. However, their career has spawned 32 hits on the Canadian charts, 21 of those in the top 40.
Although they've been nominated eleven times for a Juno award, April Wine hasn't won one yet. They have, however, been inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame, the East Coast Music Hall of Fame, and the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, along with being presented with a CMW Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.