Damn, Marie Fredriksson from Roxette has died. Obviously, everyone is talking about ‘The Look’ and ‘Joyride’ and ‘It Must Have Been Love’. But here are five less obvious songs from her extensive back catalogue that I want to hear right now.
Alla Mina Bästa År
So Far Away
It Must Have Been Love (Christmas For The Broken-Hearted)
OK, I can’t resist including ‘It Must Have Been Love’. But I’ll do it geekily, with the original Swedish release from 1987. When the song was remixed for inclusion in Pretty Woman, the line “hard Christmas day” was changed to “hard winter’s day”, as you do.
RIP Marie. Here’s to archive releases galore!