Roxette - Sondz

Overview

Roxette was a Swedish pop rock duo, consisting of Marie Fredriksson (vocals and keyboards) and Per Gessle (vocals and guitar). Formed in 1986, the duo became an international act in the late 1980s, when they released their breakthrough second 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", featured on the soundtrack of Pretty Woman, and "Joyride". Their other hits include "Dressed for Success", "Dangerous", and "Fading Like a Flower".

Before coming together to form the duo, Fredriksson and Gessle were already established artists in Sweden, she having released a number of solo albums and he being the lead singer and songwriter of Gyllene Tider, a band that had three No. 1 alb...


Discography

YearTitle
Good Karma2016Good Karma
Travelling2012Travelling
Charm School2011Charm School
Room Service2001Room Service
Have a Nice Day1999Have a Nice Day
Baladas en español1996Baladas en español
Crash! Boom! Bang!1994Crash! Boom! Bang!
Tourism1992Tourism
Joyride1991Joyride
Look Sharp!1988Look Sharp!

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Clarence Öfwerman
Clarence ÖfwermanProducerKeyboardMixProgrammingInstrumentInstrument arranger (strings)Background vocalsInstrument arrangerSynclavierProducer (co)
Anders Herrlin
Anders HerrlinEngineerBass guitarProgrammingElectric bass guitarSynthesizerBackground vocalsMixBassProducer
Alar Suurna
Alar SuurnaMixEngineerTambourineRemixerPercussion
Jonas Isacsson
Jonas IsacssonGuitarElectric guitarAcoustic guitarGuitar familyHarmonicaBass guitar
Christoffer Lundquist
Christoffer LundquistBackground vocalsProducerEngineerProgrammingInstrumentMixVocalBass guitarAcoustic guitarBass
Pelle Alsing
Pelle AlsingMembranophoneDrums (drum set)Percussion
Michael Ilbert
Michael IlbertProducerEngineerMixProducer (co)Programming
Staffan Öfwerman
Staffan ÖfwermanBackground vocalsVocalPercussion
Mats Holmquist
Mats HolmquistConductorInstrument arranger (strings)Instrument arrangerStringsHorn
Mats Arne Persson
Mats Arne PerssonElectric guitarAcoustic guitarDrums (drum set)GuitarEngineerPercussionArrangerAdditional