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9 Roxette quizzes and 130 Roxette trivia questions.
  Roxette Songs    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you some lyrics and all you have to do is decide which great Roxette song the lyrics are from! Too easy! Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, sajabo, Jul 05 04
902 plays
  It Must've Been Love    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Find the poetic lyrics of this song, sung by Roxette.
Easier, 10 Qns, ubermom, Aug 21 05
918 plays
  How Much do you Know about Roxette?    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Consider yourself a die-hard fan of Roxette? Now's your chance to test that theory!
Average, 20 Qns, n-Somnia, Mar 21 10
307 plays
  Roxette: Behind These Songs 2    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The second part of my Roxette's "Behind These Songs" with fifteen new trivia questions that test your brains. How can you recall these songs?
Tough, 15 Qns, miss_april, Nov 25 08
149 plays
  Rox Evolution: 1986 - Present    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
After ABBA, it was Roxette that made Sweden's music world-popular. Think first before answering each question. Good luck!
Average, 20 Qns, miss_april, Apr 11 20
Apr 11 20
201 plays
  Roxette Chart Info    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
The chart performance is a vital way of measuring the specifics of the success for any band. How much do you know about the specifics of Roxette's success, one of Sweden's greatest bands to flawlessly ride the waves of modern pop music?
Tough, 20 Qns, TobyNZ, Mar 08 10
140 plays
  Roxette Rocks    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This should be easy for any 80's fan. I'll list the song you pick the album.
Average, 10 Qns, saraluvsu2, Jul 05 04
410 plays
  Roxette Lyrics    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle are Roxette, the duo that dominated the pop world in the the late 80s and early 90s, and are still around today.
Tough, 15 Qns, Zargo, Jan 14 06
655 plays
  Roxette: Behind These Songs    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These Roxette songs are masterpieces now, but test your knowledge of what happened behind the scenes - before and during their releases.
Difficult, 10 Qns, miss_april, Dec 08 08
169 plays
trivia question Quick Question
The single "Joyride" was arguably Roxette's biggest hit. However, in which of these countries did it *not* reach number one?

From Quiz "Roxette Chart Info"

Roxette Trivia Questions

1. What was Roxette's first major worldwide hit?

From Quiz
Roxette Chart Info

Answer: The Look

Their big break, "The Look" was first brought to the USA from Sweden by an exchange student. Quickly gaining popularity, the song eventually reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and followed soon after by topping the charts in several other countries.

2. The "Look Sharp!" song "Chances" was written in which country?

From Quiz Roxette: Behind These Songs 2

Answer: Spain

Roxette had a brief vacation at Marbella, Spain in 1987. Per had written the song "Chances" outside the beach resort in Puerto Banus.

3. "Lay _______________ on my pillow." What's missing?

From Quiz It Must've Been Love

Answer: A whisper

"Lay a whisper on my pillow/Leave the winter on the ground" Roxette is a duo, not a single artist.

4. Ok, very easy one: According to Roxette's first worldwide hit single, what has "she" got?

From Quiz Roxette Lyrics

Answer: The Look

'The Look,' the opening track on the 'Look Sharp'(1988) album.

5. What country does Roxette come from?

From Quiz How Much do you Know about Roxette?

Answer: Sweden

Marie Fredriksson was born in Ă–stra-Ljungby, and Per Gessle was born in Halmstad.

6. Which album did "Do You Get Excited?" come from?

From Quiz Roxette Rocks

Answer: Joyride

This was off the album that was released in 1991.

7. 'The T.V's on but the only thing showing is a picture of you'

From Quiz Roxette Songs

Answer: 'Spending My Time'

'Spending My Time' was released in 1991.

8. Roxette's first album "Pearls Of Passion" was released in Sweden in 1986, before their international success. How many songs from this album became top 20 hits in Sweden?

From Quiz Roxette Chart Info

Answer: 3

The songs were "Neverending Love" (peaking at number three), "Goodbye To You" (peaking at number nine) and "Soul Deep" (peaking at number 18).

9. The song "The Centre of the Heart" was released first in an online music file sharing website. How long before its official premiere did the single appear?

From Quiz Roxette: Behind These Songs 2

Answer: 39 days

"The Centre of the Heart" appeared in Napster, an internet music file sharing site, on 8th of February, 2001, although the official release of this single was marked as 19th of March, 2001. (Note: Then, Napster users could listen to this song. Today, it is not in the site anymore :( *sob*) In short, it took 39 days from the online release to the official release of this track.

10. This song was originally a Christmas-themed song in 1987, and it became better known three years later as part of the soundtrack to a popular love story.

From Quiz Roxette: Behind These Songs

Answer: It Must Have Been Love

"It Must Have Been Love" was first released in 1987 with the lyrics "and it's a hard Christmas day". Three years later, during the re-recording of the song for the film "Pretty Woman", this lyric was changed into "and it's a hard, winter's day".

11. "I wake up ____________________." How does the singer wake up?

From Quiz It Must've Been Love

Answer: Lonely

"I wake up lonely. There's air of silence in the bedroom and all around." Roxette is a Swedish duo.

12. Where does the "name" Roxette come from?

From Quiz How Much do you Know about Roxette?

Answer: It is the title of a Dr. Feelgood song

It came from Dr. Feelgood's "Down by the Jetty" album, released in 1975.

13. Which album did "How Do You Do?" come from?

From Quiz Roxette Rocks

Answer: Tourism

This was their first hit off this album. It came out in 1992.

14. 'I won't be walking on thin ice to get through the night'

From Quiz Roxette Songs

Answer: 'Dangerous'

'Dangerous' made it to number 2 on U.S charts.

15. "Listen To Your Heart" topped the charts in which two countries?

From Quiz Roxette Chart Info

Answer: USA and Canada

The song spent one week at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and two weeks at number one on the Canadian Singles Chart. The song was written by Per Gessle about being stuck between an old relationship and a new love. The band described having a second number one hit in the US as being "a wet dream for a Swedish band" and added that the song had originally been more or less made for Sweden.

16. The phrase "Inganakee Leo Yo" was sung in which Roxette track?

From Quiz Roxette: Behind These Songs 2

Answer: It will Take a Long Long Time

"Inganakee Leo Yo" was the mantra used by Per while recording the demo of "It will Take a Long Long Time" (one of the longest song titles Roxette had). He remembered watching a Rutles movie - he got the mantra idea there, desperately.

17. This "Look Sharp!" song helped popularize Roxette's success, but during its recording it seemed to be a failure. It all started with an argument stemming from the uncertainty of both members' status as musicians.

From Quiz Roxette: Behind These Songs

Answer: Dressed for Success

The song itself was headed for disaster because everything went wrong during Roxette's initial recording sessions. The members argued over the song, each misunderstanding the other, but everything changed when Marie went in to do a guide vocal and nailed it in one blast.

18. What was Roxette's first song to capture the attention of their homeland, Sweden?

From Quiz Rox Evolution: 1986 - Present

Answer: Neverending Love

"Neverending Love" was the first release of Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson as Roxette, and it hit Swedish charts at #3 in 1986. "Soul Deep", a track from "Pearls of Passion", was also featured as the bonus track of "Joyride". "It Must Have Been Love (Christmas for the Broken Hearted)", was released in late 1987 as a holiday-themed song and it was also released in the European market. "The Look", on the other hand, was released in 1988 -- and the rest is history...

19. "There's air of ______________ in the bedroom and all around." What's missing?

From Quiz It Must've Been Love

Answer: Silence

"I wake up lonely/There's air of silence/In the bedroom/And all around." "It Must've Been Love" is from the album, "Don't Bore Us Get To The Chorus...", released in 2000.

20. What is the name of Roxette's first album?

From Quiz How Much do you Know about Roxette?

Answer: Pearls of Passion

Released in Sweden in 1986, and re-released in other countries in 1997 with extra tracks.

21. "Dressed For Success" comes from what album?

From Quiz Roxette Rocks

Answer: Look Sharp

This was off their first album that debuted in North America. This album was famous for "The Look".

22. 'The moon is alright, the freeway's heading south'

From Quiz Roxette Songs

Answer: 'Sleeping In My Car'

'Sleeping In My Car' was released in 1994 and is one of my favourite Roxette songs.

23. Which was Roxette's biggest selling album?

From Quiz Roxette Chart Info

Answer: Joyride

The follow-up to the successful album "Look Sharp", the album "Joyride" eventually became even more successful. This was due to many things, Per Gessle commented, such as that the timing was very good, and that what the band nearly accomplished on "Look Sharp" they had perfected on "Joyride".

24. This Roxette signature song was conceived as a "Big Bad Ballad" song.

From Quiz Roxette: Behind These Songs

Answer: Listen to Your Heart

"Listen to Your Heart", according to Per Gessle, was also "an absolutely true story" besides the nickname "Big Bad Ballad". He described it as such during the "Join the Joyride/The Summer World Tour" before performing the song as part of the encore.

25. In what year did Roxette break out of the European market to see worldwide popularity?

From Quiz Rox Evolution: 1986 - Present

Answer: 1989

"Look Sharp!" was released in late 1988 in Europe and Sweden only. But in early 1989, the "Look Sharp!" single "The Look" unexpectedly became the most popular song in the radio airwaves not only in Sweden but also in other continents like America, Asia, and Australia -- supposedly due to the influence of a student, Dean Cushman, who had heard the song while studying in Sweden. Roxette never expected that one exchange student from America could change their lives forever!

26. "_____________ me now." What's missing?

From Quiz It Must've Been Love

Answer: Touch

"Touch me now/I close my eyes/and dream away." Roxette is comprised of Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson.

27. "Hello, you fool. I ___ ___"

From Quiz Roxette Lyrics

Answer: love you

The massive first single off 'Joyride.'

28. Which song was the first Roxette single?

From Quiz How Much do you Know about Roxette?

Answer: Neverending Love

Its single cover for didn't feature any pictures of Per Gessle or Marie Fredriksson, to keep their solo careers unharmed if the single obviously didn't. :)

29. "Sleeping in my Car" comes from which album?

From Quiz Roxette Rocks

Answer: Crash!Boom!Bang!

Released in 1994. What a great tune!

30. 'Don't need no book of wisdom, I get no money talk at all'

From Quiz Roxette Songs

Answer: 'Joyride'

'Joyride' was released in 1991 and was the fourth number one hit for the band.

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