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Roxette was a Swedish pop rock duo, consisting of Marie Fredriksson (vocals and keyboards) and Per Gessle (vocals and guitars). Formed in 1986, the duo became an international act in the late 1980s, when they released their breakthrough second album Look Sharp! Do you know all the facts about Roxette? Take this quiz and prove yourself!


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  • 1. 

    "It Must Have Been Love" was on the soundtrack of what 1990 romantic comedy?

    • A.

      Green Card

    • B.

      Mad About You

    • C.

      Pretty Woman

    • D.

      Joe Versus The Volcano

    Correct Answer
    C. Pretty Woman
    Explanation
    "It Must Have Been Love" was on the soundtrack of the 1990 romantic comedy, Pretty Woman. This song by Roxette became one of the film's most iconic and memorable tracks, perfectly capturing the emotions and themes of the movie. Pretty Woman tells the story of a wealthy businessman who falls in love with a prostitute, and "It Must Have Been Love" complements the romance and longing depicted in the film.

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  • 2. 

    What band did Per Gessle belong to before forming Roxette with Marie Fredriksson?

    • A.

      The Cardigans

    • B.

      ABBA

    • C.

      Gyllene Tider

    • D.

      Ace Of Base

    Correct Answer
    C. Gyllene Tider
    Explanation
    Per Gessle belonged to the band Gyllene Tider before forming Roxette with Marie Fredriksson.

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  • 3. 

    Which song from the 1988 album "Look Sharp" was Roxette's first U.S. chart topper?

    • A.

      The Look

    • B.

      Dressed For Success

    • C.

      Dangerous

    • D.

      Listen To Your Heart

    Correct Answer
    A. The Look
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Look." "The Look" was the song from Roxette's 1988 album "Look Sharp" that became their first U.S. chart topper. This means that it reached the number one position on the music charts in the United States.

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  • 4. 

    In Roxette's "The Look" the subject of the song is "tasty like a" what?

    • A.

      Soda Pop

    • B.

      Lollipop

    • C.

      Raindrop

    • D.

      Gumdrop

    Correct Answer
    C. Raindrop
    Explanation
    In Roxette's "The Look," the subject of the song is described as being "tasty like a raindrop." This suggests that the subject is refreshing and enjoyable, comparing it to the sensation of tasting a raindrop. The use of this metaphor adds a playful and whimsical element to the song, enhancing the overall imagery and creating a unique and memorable experience for the listener.

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  • 5. 

    What 1990's movie based on a video game featured Roxette's song "Almost Unreal"?

    • A.

      Super Mario Bros.

    • B.

      Mortal Kombat

    • C.

      Double Dragon

    • D.

      Street Fighter

    Correct Answer
    A. Super Mario Bros.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Super Mario Bros. In the 1990's movie adaptation of the popular video game, Super Mario Bros., the song "Almost Unreal" by Roxette was featured. This song added to the soundtrack of the film and became associated with the movie.

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  • 6. 

    Roxette's Marie Frederiksson and Per Gessle first met in what Swedish town?

    • A.

      KungSlv

    • B.

      Gothenburg

    • C.

      Halmstad

    • D.

      Lysekil

    Correct Answer
    C. Halmstad
    Explanation
    Marie Frederiksson and Per Gessle, members of the band Roxette, first met in Halmstad, a Swedish town.

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  • 7. 

    Roxette originally recorded under what major record label?

    • A.

      Chrysalis Records

    • B.

      Reprise Records

    • C.

      Sire Records

    • D.

      EMI Records

    Correct Answer
    D. EMI Records
    Explanation
    Roxette originally recorded under the major record label EMI Records.

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  • 8. 

    What was the first single ever released by Roxette?

    • A.

      Soul Deep

    • B.

      Neverending Love

    • C.

      The Look

    • D.

      Secrets That She Keeps

    Correct Answer
    B. Neverending Love
    Explanation
    "Neverending Love" was the first single ever released by Roxette. This song was released in 1986 and became a moderate success in Sweden. It showcased Roxette's signature blend of catchy pop melodies and powerful vocals, setting the stage for their future success. The song's upbeat tempo and memorable chorus helped establish Roxette's sound and laid the foundation for their subsequent chart-topping hits.

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