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Roxette FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about Roxette.

This FAQ about Roxette was compiled and written by Colin Grace cmgrace@ozemail.com.au with numerous contributions by others.

-0.1. General information on this faq list (alt.music.roxette)
The Official Roxette Newsgroup FAQ was started by Colin ...
-0.2. Disclaimer (alt.music.roxette)
All efforts have been made by the author to ensure the material on ...
-0.3. Common abbreviations (alt.music.roxette)
AMR (or a.m.r) = alt.music....
-0.4 Contributions to the FAQ (alt.music.roxette)
The following people have contributed valuable information to ...
-1.1 What has usenet to offer for a Roxette fan?
Usenet readers can keep informed about Roxette by reading ...
-1.2 What is alt.music.roxette?
alt.music.roxette is a newsgroup dedicated to the Swedish rock ...
-1.3 Can I post pictures or sound files to alt.music.roxette?
We suggest you do not post any type of binary file to the ...
-1.4 What if my site doesn't offer the newsgroup? (alt.music.roxette)
Usenet spreads by connections between computers. People own ...
-1.5 Is there an alt.music.roxette etiquette?
You should already be familiar with Usenet etiquette. If not, ...
-1.6 Why was alt.music.roxette created?
Originally there was only a Roxette mailing list and the ...
-1.7 Is alt.music.roxette accessible from the World Wide Web?
The Roxette newsgroup is also accessible from the World Wide Web ...
-2.1 How do I subscribe to the Roxette mailing list?
To subscribe to the Roxette mailing list, just send a message ...
-2.2 Where can I find Roxette-related files on FTP?
FTP sites on the internet containing Roxette related material are:...
-2.3 Are there any Roxette-related newsgroups?
The primary Roxette newsgroup is alt.music.roxette. The ...
-2.4 Are there any Roxette-related World Wide Web sites?
Roxette have a huge presence on the World Wide Web. Fan pages ...
-2.5 What about the online services? (Roxette)
There are many major online services for Roxette merchandise....
-2.6 Is there a Roxette channel on IRC?
Roxette have their own channel called #Roxette on the dalnet and ...
-3.1 Who are Roxette?
Roxette are the Swedish rock band comprising of Marie Fredriksson ...
-3.2 What is the Roxette story so far?
In the late Eighties and early to mid Nineties, a bunch of catchy ...
-3.3 What albums have Roxette recorded?
The official albums Roxette have recorded and their year of ...
-3.4 How many albums have Roxette sold worldwide?
As of March, 1997, it is estimated that Roxette have sold just over ...
-3.5 What home videos have Roxette released?
The home videos Roxette have released are as follows:...
-3.6 What has been Roxette's most commercially sucessful album?
The 1991 Roxette album, Joyride is Roxette's most successful ...
-3.7 Are Roxette still active?
Roxette have just had a 12 month break from writing and recording, ...
-3.8 When will the new Roxette album be released?
As mentioned above, recordings for the new album will begin ...
-3.9 When will the Greatest Hits album be released in the US? (Roxette)
The answer to this question is vague as no one (even ...
-3.10 When will Pearls of Passion be re-released? (Roxette)
The re-release of Pearls of Passion has again been delayed due ...
-3.11 What songs are on Dance Passion? (Roxette)
Dance Passion is basically a remixed version of Pearls of Passion,...
-3.12 Where do Roxette record their albums?
Roxette mainly record their albums at EMI Studios, Stockholm, Sweden;...
-3.13 What Soundtracks have Roxette Recorded?
Roxette have appeared in four soundtracks. They are:...
-3.14 What are the locations of the Roxette video clips?
Listen To Your Heart and Dangerous - Borgholm Slottsruin, Sweden. ...
-4.1 Who are the band members of Roxette?
The following is a list of the main band members of Roxette:...
-4.2 Who are the Roxette producers and engineers?
Roxette's music is produced by Clarence Ofwerman. The main ...
-4.3 Who are the Roxette road crew?
The Roxette roadcrew over the years include; Mats ...
-4.4 Which band member eats cigarette packets? (Roxette)
Staffan Ofwerman is notorious for putting whole cigarette packets ...
-4.5 Who writes Roxette's music?
The heart of Roxette's music comes from its members, Per Gessle ...
-4.6 Who has had the privelege to work with Roxette?
Many other artists have worked both in the studio and on stage ...
-5.1 How many live tours have Roxette made?
Roxette have been on four live tours. Two of these tours have ...
-5.2 Are there any Roxette live albums?
There have been no official Roxette live albums released. However,...
-5.3 Will Roxette tour again soon?
As soon as Roxette release their next album in early 1998, they ...
-5.4 What guitar picks does Per throw into the audience? (Roxette)
During live concert performances, Per usually throws many of ...
-5.5 What special effects have Roxette used in their concerts and live performances?
Various special effects have been used during Roxette concerts. ...
-5.6 What does Marie like the audience to do during concerts? (Roxette)
I want them to shout as much as they can in between the songs. If ...
-5.7 How long do Roxette concerts normally last?
It is usual for a Roxette concert to go for about 2 to 2.5 ...
-5.8 Which live songs do Roxette fans enjoy the most?
The majority of Roxette fans agree that the songs, It Must Have ...
-5.9 What are bootlegs? (Roxette)
The music business, like any other, is based on the principle ...
-6.1 Who is Marie Fredriksson? (Roxette)
Marie Fredriksson is the female lead singer of Roxette, and is also ...
-6.2 What has Marie Fredriksson done so far? (Roxette)
Besides writing and recording songs for Roxette, Marie has ...
-6.3 When did Marie Fredriksson begin her musical career? (Roxette)
The first time Marie sung in front of an audience was when she ...
-6.4 What instruments can Marie Fredriksson play? (Roxette)
Marie, besides being a talented vocalist, can also play the piano,...
-6.5 Has Marie Fredriksson received any awards? (Roxette)
Marie has received the prestigous 1300-interviews-in-8-months award....
-7.1 Who is Per Gessle? (Roxette)
Per Gessle is the male guitarist and vocalist for Roxette. He is ...
-7.2 What are Per Gessle's favourite guitars? (Roxette)
Per's favourite guitars include Rickenbackers, Gibson Les Paul's,...
-7.3 Who is "Woody"? (Roxette)
Woody is another name used for Asa Nordin. This nickname is used ...
-7.4 What about Per Gessle's new solo album? (Roxette)
The new Per Gessle album had an official release date of May 2th,...
-7.5 What about Per and Asa's new baby? (Roxette)
It has been confirmed that Per and Asa are now expecting a ...
-8.1 Who started Roxette and when?
Per Gessle was the major influencing factor in the formation ...
-8.2 Where does the name "Roxette" come from?
The name Roxette was taken from a Dr Feelgood song from the 70'...
-8.3 In what countries was Pearls of Passion released? (Roxette)
The Pearls of Passion album was only officially released ...
-8.4 When did Roxette become national superstars?
It is acknowledged that Roxette became very popular and ...
-9.1 Is there a difference between the Look Sharp! CD and cassette? (Roxette)
One significant difference between the CD and cassette versions ...
-9.2 Is there a videoclip for the song "Silverblue"? (Roxette)
Although the song Silverblue was never a single, there is ...
-9.3 How many copies of Look Sharp! have been sold worldwide? (Roxette)
It is estimated that Look Sharp has sold just over 9 million ...
-10.1 Who is Gyllene Tider? (Roxette)
Gyllene Tider (otherwise known as Golden Times), is a Swedish ...
-10.2 Who are the Lonely Boys? (Roxette)
The Lonely Boys are another Swedish band involving Per Gessle. He ...
-10.3 What if my question isn't answered here? (Roxette)
If you have a question regarding Roxette, Marie Fredriksson, ...









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