Per Gessle

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Per Gessle
Gessle in 2014
Gessle in 2014
Background information
Birth namePer Håkan Gessle
Born (1959-01-12) 12 January 1959 (age 63)
Halmstad, Sweden
Genres
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • harmonica
  • keyboards
Years active1976–present
Labels
Associated actsRoxette
Gyllene Tider
Son of a Plumber
Mono Mind
WebsiteGessle.com

Per Håkan Gessle (Swedish pronunciation: [¹pæːr ²ɡɛsːlɛ] (audio speaker iconlisten); 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.

Singles[change | change source]

Year Single SWE
Certifications
(sales thresholds)
(SWE)
1997 "Do You Wanna Be My Baby?" 1 Gold
"Kix" 28
"I Want You to Know" 48
2002 "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" 44
2003 "Här kommer alla känslorna (På en och samma gång)" 1 Platinum
"På promenad genom stan" 20
"Tycker om när du tar på mej" 9
2005 "C'mon"/"Jo-Anna Says" 5
2006 "Hey Mr. DJ" 23
"I Like it Like That" 47
2007 "En händig man" 1
"Jag skulle vilja tänka en underbar tanke" 29
"Pratar med min müsli (hur det än verkar)" 47
2008 "Silly Really" 1
"I Didn't Mean to Turn You On" 47
2009 "Sing Along" 41
2017 "Småstadsprat"
(with Lars Winnerbäck)
72
[1]
2018 "Name You Beautiful"
(featuring Helena Josefsson)
[A]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. "Name You Beautiful" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number 10 on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  2. "Veckolista Heatseeker – Vecka 22, 1 juni 2018". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 1 June 2018.