Roxette

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Roxette
Roxette-Roxette at Bospop festival The Netherlands 2011.jpg
Roxette on stage the Bospop festival, 2011
Background information
OriginHalmstad, Sweden
GenresPop, rock, pop rock
Years active1986–2019
LabelsCapitol records,
EMI,
Edel Music
Associated actsGyllene Tider
Websitewww.roxette.se
MembersPer Gessle
Past membersMarie Fredriksson

Roxette is a Swedish pop music group formed in 1986. The band had 2 members, Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson. Their song "It Must Have Been Love" was one of the most sold singles by the duo. It was released first as a Christmas song in 1987 and then as an "ordinary song" in 1990. In 1991, Roxette release the very popular album Joyride. For this album, they went on tour worldwide, playing 107 concerts. "The Look" and "Listen To Your Heart", are other popular songs by Roxette. They are very popular in South America and Europe.

They had released 8 studio albums and 9 compilation albums. One album, Baladas En Español, was sung in Spanish.

The band ended in December 2019 after Fredriksson died of brain cancer.

Discography[change | change source]

  • 1986 – Pearls of Passion
  • 1987 – Dance Passion - The Remix Album
  • 1988 – Look Sharp!
  • 1991 – Joyride
  • 1992 – Tourism
  • 1994 – Crash! Boom! Bang!
  • 1995 – Rarities
  • 1995 – Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus! Roxette's Greatest Hits
  • 1996 – Baladas En Español
  • 1999 – Have a Nice Day
  • 2001 – Room Service
  • 2002 – The Ballad Hits
  • 2003 – The Pop Hits
  • 2006 – Roxette Hits
  • 2006 – The Rox Box / Roxette 86-06
  • 2011 – Charm School
  • 2012 – Travelling

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