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Hit Songs By Roxette
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On this page we'll explore a bit of the world of Roxette, the Swedish rock duo that captured hearts and charts with their unforgettable melodies. We'll dive deep into the enchanting hit songs by Roxette. With the dynamic duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle, Roxette crafted a magical blend of rock and pop that transcended borders.

Whether you're a devoted fan or a new listener, we hope this journey offers insight into the melodies and lyrics that continue to make Roxette an indelible part of rock and pop culture.

You'll find a few demos and free chord sheets to help understand how these songs were put together.

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Hit Songs By Roxette
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1. Listen To Your Heart

listen to your heart by roxette

Listen To Your Heart is one of Roxette's most iconic songs, featured on their 1988 album "Look Sharp!" Written by the dynamic duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle, this power ballad quickly became a global sensation.

The song's impact was truly remarkable, reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and remaining there for a three-week run. It also secured top positions on charts worldwide, solidifying Roxette's international success.

Over the years, "Listen to Your Heart" has been covered by various artists, showcasing its enduring appeal and influence. Notable renditions include one by Belgian dance group DHT, who transformed it into an electronic dance hit in the early 2000s.

One interesting piece of trivia about the song is that its distinctive intro and melody were originally composed on a synthesizer. The emotional depth of the lyrics, combined with Marie Fredriksson's powerful vocals, made "Listen to Your Heart" an unforgettable anthem of love and longing. There were seven different versions of this song which were released.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down - down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking:  Yes
  • Chords: Bm, G, A, Em, B, Db, Gb, Ebm

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2. Place Your Love

place your love by roxette

Place Your Love is a track off of Roxette's Crash Boom Bang album from 1994.

The album itself was a significant release for the band and included some of their notable songs. While "Place Your Love" may not have achieved the same level of recognition as some of their more popular hits, it adds depth to the album's musical diversity and showcases Roxette's ability to create a range of musical styles.

The song was never released as a single however.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down down up down up down - down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, C, G6, G, Bm, A, E
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3. The Look

the look by roxette

The Look is one of Roxette's signature songs, featured on their 1989 album "Look Sharp!" Written by the talented duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle, this catchy and upbeat track became an international sensation and played a pivotal role in Roxette's global breakthrough.

"The Look" charted impressively, reaching the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and staying there for an impressive four weeks. It also secured high positions on charts worldwide, catapulting Roxette to international stardom.

Over the years, "The Look" has remained a fan favorite and an iconic '80s hit. Its enduring popularity led to various covers and interpretations by artists from different genres, showcasing the song's lasting appeal.

One interesting tidbit is that "The Look" initially wasn't intended to be a single, but it became one when a radio DJ in the United States discovered the track and started playing it on the airwaves. This unexpected turn of events led to its remarkable success.

"The Look" captures the essence of Roxette's ability to craft catchy and memorable pop-rock melodies, and it remains a classic track, celebrated for its infectious rhythm and the band's distinctive sound.

The music video was filmed in a studio in NYC.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: down up down up - down - down up down up down down and repeat
  • Picking: Yes a little
  • Chords: A, G, D, C, F, E
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To all those who have ventured into the world of Roxette on this webpage, I just want to say thank you for your support form these lessons. Roxette's music has left an indelible mark on the world of rock and pop, and their songs continue to resonate with fans old and new. From "Listen to Your Heart" to "The Look" and beyond, Roxette's melodies have become a cherished part of our lives.

I hope the information presented here was helpful.

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