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Sifo-Dyas
14-08-05, 18:33
Roxette? http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/jumper.gif

Is their being from Sweden (rather than America, Canada or Great-Britain) the reason as to why Roxette is not fully appreciated in the world? :confused:

In the end, I don't really mind though. I like 'em and I know they've had a lot of success. But somehow I feel that minor artists get more attention than they deserve. Roxette has after all 20 international hits and a total of +40 million copies sold. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif

What's your opinion on them? http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif

[ 14. August 2005, 19:35: Message edited by: Sifo-Dyas ]

Neteru
14-08-05, 18:49
My opinion of Roxette is that in some ways they were an ok group in the 80's. I did however find the female singer slightly annoying in that, for me, she was too busy trying to imitate Annie Lennox.

Sifo-Dyas
14-08-05, 19:30
Nice to hear an other opinion (doesn't matter whether it's good or bad). But I have to tell you (stop me if I'm starting to sound too freaky about this topic) that they only started in 1986 and made a great deal of (fabulous) music in the '90s as well. They took a break now, but that's because Marie (the female singer) Frederikson had just defeated cancer ... poor woman! :(

As for looking like Annie Lennox ... I can understand that you said that, but I know for a fact that this was unintentional. They're both very different; especially from a musical point of view. I guess some people just look alike.

Thanks for sharing your opinion!

Bye for now

[ 14. August 2005, 20:31: Message edited by: Sifo-Dyas ]