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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Roxette
Roxette continued their musical assault on the hitsingles of the world in 1991 with Joyride, their third album, which sold 10 million copies worldwide, and prompted a worldwide tour that incorporated 108 concerts.
Roxette's future is uncertain, as Marie Fredriksson is as of early 2004 recovering from a brain tumor, and Per Gessle is back with a reunited Gyllene Tider.
Roxette fans rejoiced, but nevertheless, many were disappointed with the fact fredriksson doesn't want to work too hard on new Roxette projects, instead, she prefers to do her own solo work.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Roxette   (1260 words)

 Roxette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Roxette grew out of the cooperation between Swedish singers Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson both were established artists and had been since 1979.
Roxette continued their musical assault on the of the world in 1991 with Joyride their third album which sold 10 copies worldwide and prompted a worldwide tour incorporated 108 concerts.
Roxette's future is uncertain as Marie Fredriksson as of early 2004 recovering from a brain tumor and Gessle is back with a reunited Gyllene
www.freeglossary.com /Roxette   (872 words)

 Roxette - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Though they have claimed that the original aim of Roxette was to apply Gessle's pop compositions to Fredriksson's vocals, they also claim that the spontaneously-written and -recorded "The Look," the group's worldwide breakthrough hit, came as a surprise with Gessle taking lead.
Some longtime Roxette and Per Gessle fans have contended as well that Roxette was not able to compete, especially in the American market, with the changing tide of popular music.
In early 1993, Roxette became the first non-native-English speaking artists to be featured on MTV's Unplugged series, though the songs from the performance were never released on an official Unplugged album.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/roxette   (5681 words)

I was vaguely impressed with Roxette’s first album Look Sharp, feeling most of its strength lay in the Prince penned single, "The Look," as opposed to the syrupy ballads and MTV ready pop clichés that seemed to fill out the rest of the collection.
Roxette’s music is amusing on a number of levels; I’d like to clarify that point before I go any further.
However, Roxette are not simply amusing for their foreign appropriation of American names and sounds.
www.forbisthemighty.com /pages/roxette.htm   (741 words)

 Roxette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Roxette zahájili své turné v Mnichově dne 28.9.2001 a my jsme byli u toho, reportáž a některé fotografie si můžete prohlédnout pod tímto odkazem.
Videoklip k písni "The centre of the heart (is a suburb to the brain)" jako prvni odvysilala svedska televizni stanice TV4 a nyni se objevuje i na ostatnich TV stanicich (MTV, RTL atd.) Info o klipu, text písně a fotky pod tímto odkazem.
Roxette se však i přes své rodinné úspěchy nevzdávají hudební kariery a úspěšně pokračují v nahrávání nových písní a videoklipů.
www.mujweb.cz /www/stefland/Roxette.html   (1820 words)

 Roxette @ Soundbug
Roxette grew out of the cooperation between the Swedish singers Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson, who both were established artists, and had been friends since 1979.
Despite the fact that Roxette have scored many hit singles, their latest albums were, according to some, not promoted properly by their record company and some albums were not even released in the USA at all, or released in altered form: for example Crash!
Another failure for Roxette was when the song "Almost Unreal" was dropped from the Hocus Pocus movie with Bette Midler and was instead used for the Super Mario Bros movie.
www.soundbug.com /artist/845   (970 words)

 The Daily Roxette | drivin' on the wrong side
Roxette has been around for 20 years, this particular year we have decided to release 1 compilation album with our biggest hits + 1 box set which should give a more complete picture of the band and our ambitions.
Roxette remains a well-known name in Brazil, due in large part to Roxette songs having been used for the soundtracks of television novellas (soap operas).
Roxette will be on a promotion tour this fall, including the shows "Bingolotto" and the "Världens barn" (Children of the World) gala in Sweden.
www.dailyroxette.com   (3168 words)

 Roxette Mp3 Albums Review
Roxette is one of the great bands that would had had greater success if they had appeared earlier in the decade.
Roxette's "The Look" was huge radio hit, but unlike other albums the other 12 tracks on the album are just as good as the title track.
If you have never been introduced to Roxette this album is from when they were in their hey day and sold over 10 million copies so its gotta be worth a look.
www.mp3-find.com /photos_Roxette-160.asp   (5473 words)

 Roxette : Livre d'or
Alexia (Réunion) 26ans Roxette represente tout ma vie je l'ai ecoute depuis "Look Sharp" jusqu'a "Room Service" j'adore leur chanson, leur texte et musique grace eux je me suis aussi lancer dans la chanson mais on entend plus parler d'eux.
Moi aussi je suis une grande grande fan de roxette (j'ai 23ans), je les adorés dès le premier instant où je les ai entendu à la radio, il y a de nombreuses années de cela maintenant.
Pour tous il y a que Marie mais Roxette sont deux: Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson.
www.ramdam.com /top/livredor/roxette.htm   (325 words)

 AskMen.com - Roxette pictures
Marie Fredriksson was already an established solo artist when she signed on with Per Gessle to form Roxette.
Though Roxette collaborator Per Gessle unfavorably compared Marie's singing to Yoko Ono's when he first met her, he quickly changed his mind.
Both as a part of Roxette and in her solo career, Marie has passed milestones she never expected.
www.askmen.com /women/singer_150/187b_roxette.html   (942 words)

 R O X E T T E !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Roxette spelar Rock och startades 85, namnet Roxette har dom fått från titeln av en Dr Feelgood låt.
Roxette gjorde ett antal intervjuer i Tyskland och bestämde sig tillsist för att återvända hem till Sverige.
I Sydamerika var Roxette det största bandet och publiken var helvild.
hem.passagen.se /je/roxette.htm   (1038 words)

 FanClub Forum - Roxette
Roxette nu sunt oldies, el e nascut in 59, ea in 58, insa goldies sunt, pentru ca au avut succes in anii '90, acum au succes numai prin rindul fanilor si in tarile latine.
o sa va rog de acum incolo cine doreste o discutie adevarata cu un fan roxette care are TOT (albume, single-uri, e.p.-uri, raritati, etc.) in valoare de vreo 50 de milioane sa ma contacteze pe roxettefun@yahoo.com si continuam acolo discutia facind un "cirnat" de adrese cu toti cei care vor sa participe la discutie.
Bunaoara Roxette e pentru mine o formatie dragutza de prin scoala generala pe care o ascultam mai mult sau mai putin, asa dupa cum Nirvana e "ceva" cu care ajunsesera sa ma exaspereze colegii de liceu cand eu aveam treaba cu Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Doors, Deep Purple si mai ales Phoenix.
www.fanclub.ro /printthread.php?t=7669   (2315 words)

 Roxette lyrics, Roxette guitar tabs, Roxette bass tabs, Roxette pictures, Roxette fonts, discography, biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Roxette browse lyrics and guitar tablature, read biography of Roxette and find out how was written.
Band fonts section Roxette is another category that deserves some attention, especially for those who are big fans of the band Roxette and like to collect or create band logos and such.
Members will be able to submit and rate Roxette tablature and lyrics, add pictures and other information about Roxette such as reviews, comments, interesting facts in the history of the band Roxette.
www.musiceffect.com /roxette/guitar   (978 words)

 Release 'Roxette MTV Unplugged' on DVD Petition
Our favourite band, the Swedish pop-duo called Roxette was asked by MTV to perform in their famous acoustic concert series, MTV Unplugged.
Most Roxette fans are eager to see and own this recording, however, there’s almost no possibility for them to do so.
The Release 'Roxette MTV Unplugged' on DVD Petition to EMI Sweden (Capitol Records) was created by Roxette Fans and written by Sandra Langhammer.
www.petitiononline.com /roxunpl/petition.html   (282 words)

 Official Roxette Fanclub, for fans by fans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Due to many issues, we have decided in an unanimous vote to stop.
No one will be taking over the Fanclub, so as of effective immediately, The Offical Roxette Fanclub is closed.
As most of you are aware of we had a meeting concerning the future of the Fanclub this weekend.
www.roxette.nl   (486 words)

 ~*SaTcH's Roxette Page*~
That leads one to wonder why Roxette is not a house-hold name in the United States.
Unfortunately, Roxette's current lack of success in the U.S. is due to the terrible lack of promotion they get from their record company EMI.
Considering that Roxette had just recently signed a ten year contract with them, one can only wonder how their new albums will be distributed in the U.S. or if they even will be.
members.aol.com /satchmodan/Roxette.htm   (459 words)

 Roxette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
It's tempting to write Roxette off as nothing more than a shallow pop-rock act of the late '80s, but their shameless hooks are precisely what makes them so enjoyable.
Roxette has a knack for writing extremely catchy and simple hooks and melodies that are sweet but not saccharine; it's radio-friendly pop, but the hooks don't wear thin with repeated plays.
The duo of guitarist Per Gessle and vocalist Marie Fredriksson released an album in 1986 that didn't display much of their talents, but the infectious follow-up, 1988's Look Sharp!, brought them to the top of the charts in America and England; 1991's Joyride was almost equally successful.
www.80smusiclyrics.com /artists/roxette.htm   (556 words)

 Roxette - Polish Unofficial Site
Tej jesieni Roxette zagra kilka występów promocyjnych, włączając w to szwedzkie "Bingolotto" i "Världens barn".
Roxette będzie też główną gwiazdą na gali magazynu BRAVO, który w ten sposób uczci swoje 50 urodziny.
Nazwali się Roxette i tak zaczęła się fantastyczna kariera z ponad 46 milionami sprzedanych albumów i 25 milionami singli!
www.roxette.pl   (940 words)

 #7, #5, #4, #1..... Top ten chart success for Rox in Europe | The Daily Roxette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
But for Roxette fans, who have gone for long periods without such gratification or validation, this is a special time.
The Daily Roxette's SmallTalk forum is full of messages from excited fans talking about the success of Roxette both on singles charts, with "Centre of the Heart", and on album charts, with "Room Service".
Looking just at the album charts, Roxette has cracked the Top Ten in Norway, where it's at #7; Spain, where it's at #5; Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany, where it's at #4; Switzerland, where it's at #2; and in Sweden and Belgium, where they rule at #1.
www.dailyroxette.com /article.php/638   (705 words)

 Roxette - susning.nu
Roxette är en svensk popgrupp som slog igenom år 1986.
Roxette har varit etta på anrika Billboard-listan i USA fyra gånger med låtarna The look, Listen to your heart, It must have been love och Joyride.
Det svenska rockbandet Roxette bildades år 1985 av Marie Fredriksson och Per Gessle.
www.susning.nu /Roxette   (1045 words)

 Czech & Slovak Roxette site - Novinky
Roxette oslavují své dvacáté narozeniny vydáním novinkového singlu "One Wish" a albem "Roxette Hits".
Nově vzniknuvšímu duu dali jméno Roxette a tím zahájili fantastickou kariéru s více než 46 miliony prodáných alb a 25 miliony singly.
Na podzim platí zase Roxette, říká MF novinám Ica-Kuriren.
www.roxette.cz   (1036 words)

 Roxette : Infos, paroles, photos
Duo pop-rock d'origine suédoise, Roxette a remporté un énorme succès à partir de la fin des années 80.
Roxette parviendra à hisser 4 morceaux à la tête des "charts" US, dont It Must Have Been Love, enregistré pour la BO du film "Pretty Woman".
Guérie de son cancer, Marie Fredriksson, la chanteuse de Roxette, compte bien reprendre le monde d'assaut.
www.ramdam.com /art/r/roxette.htm   (260 words)

 Sergeant Roxette, You have a new mission
Roxette: Jeff, I owe my life to you after what happend to me in that car crash, I was the only survivor from my entire family, if you hadn't of come along then I would probably be crippled right now.
Roxette: nice to meet you, my name is Sergeant Roxette Barber, the cousin of Jeff Barber right over there
Natlas: they say she was intoxicated, they say she lost her mind, she drove the train right off the tracks, and she had lost her mind, and this is the abandoned train station along with the haunted traaaiiin.
www.planetlara.com /FanWork/stories/new_mission.htm   (1102 words)

 AskMen.com - Roxette
Marie is talented, warm and genial, always being mindful of her pop predecessors.
Marie's greatest claim to fame comes from her partnership with Per Gessle in the Swedish pop duo, Roxette.
Marie Fredriksson, the face of Roxette, was born Gun-Marie Fredriksson, on May 30, 1958, in Õssjo, Sweden.
www.askmen.com /women/singer_150/187_roxette.html   (373 words)

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