Roxette

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  1. Marie Fredriksson
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    Marie Fredriksson

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    Gun-Marie Fredriksson, known as  Marie Fredriksson  (born 30 May 1958) is a Swedish pop singer-songwriter and pianist, best known for forming one half of the pop rock duo Roxette, which she created together with Per Gessle in 1986. She and Gessle achieved international success from the late 1980s to the early 1990s with a total of six top 10 US hit songs such as "It Must Have Been Love", "Listen to Your Heart", "The Look", "Joyride" and "Dangerous". In 2002 after fainting at home she was diagnosed with cancer of the brain. During her rehabilitation she continued to make music, resulting in the album The Change. She later reunited with Gessle to record more Roxette albums and embarked on worldwide tours.


  2. Roxette
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    Roxette

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    Roxette are a Swedish pop rock duo, consisting of Marie Fredriksson (vocals) and Per Gessle (vocals and guitar). Formed in 1986, the duo became an international act in the late 1980s, when they released their breakthrough album Look Sharp!. Their third album Joyride, which was released in 1991, became just as successful as its predecessor. Roxette went on to achieve nineteen UK Top 40 hits and several US Hot 100 hits, including four US number-ones with "The Look", "Listen to Your Heart", "It Must Have Been Love", and "Joyride". Other hits include "Dangerous", "Fading Like a Flower", "Dressed for Success" and "The Centre of the Heart".


  3. Per Gessle
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    Per Gessle

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    Per Håkan Gessle (born 12 January 1959) is a Swedish pop singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonicist. He is the lead singer of the Swedish pop group Gyllene Tider and formed Roxette with Marie Fredriksson (Gessle being the chief songwriter in both bands). With Fredriksson's illness in 2002, he went back to recording solo albums, reformed Gyllene Tider in 2004 and became a successful artist in his native Sweden, selling multi-platinum albums.


  4. It Must Have Been Love
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    It Must Have Been Love (1987)

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    "It Must Have Been Love" is a song written by Per Gessle and performed by the Swedish pop duo Roxette. The ballad became the duo's third #1 hit in the United States, and is one of their best selling releases, certified gold in a number of countries.


  5. A Thing About You
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    A Thing About You (2002)

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    "A Thing About You", written by Per Gessle, is the only single from Swedish pop duo Roxette's 2002 compilation album The Ballad Hits. The song featured on BBC Radio 2's playlist.


  6. Joyride
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    Joyride (1991)

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    "Joyride" is a song by the Swedish rock duo Roxette. Written by Per Gessle, the song was released as the lead single from their third studio album, Joyride (1991), the follow-up to the duo's highly successful second studio album, Look Sharp! (1988). The single topped the charts across Europe and in Australia, Canada, and the United States, where it spent one week at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, their last to do so, in May 1991. In the UK, "Joyride" peaked at #4.


  7. Fading Like a Flower
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    Fading Like a Flower (1991)

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    "Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)" is a song by the Swedish rock duo Roxette. It was released as the second single from their third studio album, Joyride (1991). In July 1991, the song spent a week at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 (second only to Bryan Adams' "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You") in the United States. It was the last Top 10 single for Roxette in this country, who had a remarkable run over a three-year period, with four Number One singles as well as this number two hit.


  8. Crash ! Boom ! Bang !
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    Crash ! Boom ! Bang ! (1994)

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    "Crash! Boom! Bang!" is a song by the Swedish pop duo Roxette. Released in 1994, it was the second single taken from their album of the same name. The single became a moderate hit in many European countries, peaking at #26 on the UK Singles Chart.


  9. The Look
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    The Look (1989)

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    "The Look" is a song by the Swedish rock duo Roxette, released as the second single in early 1989 from their second studio album, Look Sharp! (1988). The song became Roxette's international "breakthrough" single, finally exposing the duo to music consumers outside of the duo's native Sweden and Europe after more than one attempt. It topped the U.S. singles chart in 1989 becoming their first U.S. #1 success and scored #7 on the UK Singles Chart. The song also topped the charts in 24 other countries. This song is also known as "She's Got the Look"


  10. How Do You Do
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    How Do You Do (1992)

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    "How Do You Do!" is a pop rock song by Swedish pop duo Roxette. It was released as their first single from the album Tourism. The single spent eight weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at #58 in the United States. It was a bigger hit in Europe, reaching #2 in Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands, and peaking at #13 in the UK Singles Chart.


  11. I Call Your Name
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    I Call Your Name (1988)

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    "I Call Your Name" was a single taken from Roxette's first album Pearls of Passion. The single was released on 20 January 1988 and was only released in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg and The Netherlands.


  12. Wish I Could Fly
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    Wish I Could Fly (1999)

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    "Wish I Could Fly" is a song by the Swedish pop duo Roxette. Released in February 1999, it was the first single from their sixth studio album Have a Nice Day.


  13. Dressed For Success
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    Dressed For Success (1989)

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    "Dressed for Success" is a song by the Swedish rock duo Roxette, that was released in mid-1989 as the third single from their second studio album, Look Sharp! (1988). Originally, "Dressed for Success" was their first Swedish single to promote the album.


  14. Almost Unreal
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    Almost Unreal (1993)

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    "Almost Unreal" is a pop song performed by Swedish duo Roxette. The song was released in May 1993 and is featured on the soundtrack of Super Mario Bros.


  15. Spending My Time
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    Spending My Time (1991)

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    "Spending My Time", written by Per Gessle, was the fourth single released from Swedish pop duo Roxette's 1991 album Joyride. It peaked at #32 on Billboard's Hot 100, but was a more sizable hit in other places such as Europe, peaking in the top 10 in Germany, and South America. A remix was created by MC King Carli and Dr Renault (pseudonyms used by Clarence & Anders) at EMI Studios in Stockholm, Sweden, in July 1991, and was included on the single. A Spanish version of the song, called "Un día sin ti" ("A day without you"), was released as a single from the album Baladas En Español.


  16. Helena Josefsson
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    Helena Josefsson

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    Helena Marianne Josefsson is a Swedish singer and songwriter. She is the lead singer in the band Sandy Mouche and has been singing in Per Gessle's projects since 2003. In February 2007 she released her first solo album, Dynamo.


  17. You Don't Understand Me
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    You Don't Understand Me (1995)

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    "You Don't Understand Me" is a song by the Swedish pop duo Roxette. Released in 1995, it was the first new single from their Greatest Hits album Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus! - Roxette's Greatest Hits.


  18. Milk And Toast And Honey
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    Milk And Toast And Honey (2001)

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    "Milk and Toast and Honey" is the third single released from Swedish pop duo Roxette's 2001 album Room Service. The single was only released commercially in Europe and Australia and although it did not become a massive hit, Per Gessle had the melody stuck in his head for a year before he wrote anything down. The song also became a major radio hit in South America and many European countries.


  19. Vulnerable
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    Vulnerable (1994)

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    "Vulnerable" is a song by Roxette, released as the fifth single from their album Crash! Boom! Bang!. The song is also featured on the compilation album, Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus!.


  20. Sleeping In My Car
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    Sleeping In My Car (1994)

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    "Sleeping in My Car", written by Per Gessle, is a song by Roxette, released as the first single from their 1994 album Crash! Boom! Bang!. It reached #1 in Sweden and #3 in Canada, and stayed on the Canadian charts for more than half a year. In the US it reached #50 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.


  21. Church Of Your Heart
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    Church Of Your Heart (1992)

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    "Church of Your Heart", written by Per Gessle, was the fifth single released from Swedish pop rock duo Roxette's 1991 album Joyride. The single came out in 1992.


  22. Anyone
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    Anyone (1999)

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    "Anyone" is the second single from Swedish duo Roxette's Have a Nice Day album. It was released in May 1999.


  23. Run To You
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    Run To You (1994)

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    "Run to You" is an acoustic-electric rock song by the Swedish pop duo Roxette. Released in 1994, it was the fourth single taken from their album Crash! Boom! Bang!. The single reached #27 in the UK, and the top 50 in Switzerland and Australia.


  24. Neverending Love
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    Neverending Love (1986)

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    "Neverending Love", written by Per Gessle, was the first release by the Swedish pop duo Roxette, and was later included on their debut album Pearls of Passion. Originally the single was only meant to be released outside of Sweden but EMI eventually changed their minds and released it in Sweden too. It peaked at #3 on the singles chart in Sweden.


  25. Goodbye To You
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    Goodbye To You (1986)

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    "Goodbye to You," was the second single taken from Swedish pop duo Roxette's 1986 album Pearls of Passion. It was only released in Sweden, where it peaked at #9 on the singles chart. The B-Side was "So Far Away" which is also included on the album Pearls of Passion. There isn't a video for this single.


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