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Ace of Base - 38% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Swedish pop band achieved their breakthrough in 1993 with the Denniz Pop -produced worldwide number 1, ‘All That She Wants’. The comparisons to a fellow Swedish band seemed obvious - two female vocalists, one blonde, one brunette, and two male musicians, playing catchy dance-inflected pop music. The band, who originally recorded as Tech Noir, was formed by two si Read more

Belinda Carlisle - 35% match to Roxette

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Belinda Kerzcheski, 17 August 1958, Hollywood, California, USA. When the Go-Go’s broke up in 1985, Carlisle remained with the I.R.S. Records label and pursued a solo career. After the excesses of her former band, Carlisle underwent a period of physical recuperation and image remodelling - emerging as the quintessential modern young Californian female. With artistic assi Read more

Bryan Adams - 34% match to Roxette

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Bryan Guy Adams, 5 November 1959, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. The unpretentious Adams developed into one of the most popular Canadian artists of the late 80s and 90s, and remains well known for his romantic ballads and classic rock songs.Born in Canada of English parents, the young Adams grew up in a variety of countries as the son of a diplomat, mostl Read more

Sandra - 32% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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ABBA - 30% match to Roxette

Genres: Disco Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The acronym Abba, coined in 1973, represented the coming together of four leading figures in Swedish pop. Agnetha Fältskog (5 April 1950, Jönköping, Sweden) had achieved pop success in her country with the 1968 hit ‘Jag Var Sa Kar’ (‘I Was So In Love’). Björn Ulvaeus (b. 25 April 1945, Gothenburg, Sweden) had previously appeared with t Read more

Kim Wilde - 30% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Kim Smith, 18 November 1960, Chiswick, London, England. The daughter of 50s pop idol Marty Wilde and Vernons Girls’ vocalist Joyce Smith (née Baker), Kim was signed to Mickie Most’s RAK Records in 1980 after the producer heard a demo Kim recorded with her brother Ricky. Her first single, the exuberant ‘Kids In America’, composed by Ricky and co-pro Read more

Bonnie Tyler - 29% match to Roxette

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gaynor Hopkins, 8 June 1951, Skewen, South Wales. Tyler’s powerful, melodramatic voice was a perfect vehicle for the quasi-operatic imagination of producer Jim Steinman. After winning a talent contest in 1970, Tyler sang regularly in Welsh clubs and pubs, fronting a soul band called Mumbles. A throat operation in 1976 gave her voice an extra huskiness that attracted wri Read more

Tina Turner - 27% match to Roxette

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Anna Mae Bullock, 26 November 1939, Brownsville, Tennessee, USA. A singer while in her early teens, this enduring artist was a regular performer in St. Louis’ nightclubs when she was discovered in 1956 by guitarist Ike Turner. She joined his group as a backing singer, but quickly became the co-star and featured vocalist, a relationship sealed two years later with their Read more

Cyndi Lauper - 25% match to Roxette

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Cynthia Anne Stephanie Lauper, 22 June 1953, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. Starting her career as a singer in Manhattan’s clubs, Lauper began writing her own material when she met pianist John Turi in 1977. They formed Blue Angel and released a self-titled album in 1980 which included raucous versions of rock classics as well as their own numbers. She split with Read more

Eurythmics - 25% match to Roxette

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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UK pop duo comprising David A. Stewart (9 September 1952, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England) and Annie Lennox (b. 25 December 1954, Aberdeen, Scotland). The worldwide popularity and critical acclaim of one of pop music’s leading duos came about by fastidious determination and Stewart’s remarkably good ear in being able to write the perfect song for his musical par Read more

Richard Marx - 25% match to Roxette

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 September 1963, Chicago, Illinois, USA. This singer-songwriter began his career at the age of five, singing on US advertising jingles written by his father. This became his professional vocation until he moved to Los Angeles and worked as a session vocalist in the studio for Lionel Richie, Madonna and Whitney Houston. He also established himself as a songwriter, co-writin Read more

A-ha - 24% match to Roxette

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in early 1983 this Norwegian rock trio comprises Morten Harket (14 September 1959, Kongsberg, Norway; vocals), Magne Furuholmen (b. 1 November 1962, Manglerud, Oslo, Norway; keyboards) and Pål Waaktaar (b. Pål Garnst, 6 September 1961, Manglerud, Oslo, Norway; guitar). After several years spent playing in various Scandinavian bands, including Spider Empire Read more

Annie Lennox - 24% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ann Lennox, 25 December 1954, Aberdeen, Scotland. Following the amicable dissolution of the Eurythmics in 1991, the component parts of that band have gone on to widely varying degrees of success. Both of Lennox’s first two solo albums would reach number 1 in the UK charts, the second of which doing so while fellow David A. Stewart was underachieving with Greetings From Read more

Agnetha Faltskog - 23% match to Roxette

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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5 April 1950, Jönköping, Sweden. Fältskog started her musical career in 1965 at the age of 15, when she sang for a Swedish dance band. In 1968 she released her debut single - ‘Jag Var Så Kär’ (‘I Was So In Love’). It was a smash in Sweden and the rest of Scandinavia, and she successfully followed it up with further hits. In 1969, Read more

Cher - 23% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance Folk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Cherilyn Sarkisian La Pierre, 20 May 1946, El Centro, California, USA. Cher began working as a session singer in an attempt to finance an acting career. She recorded with producer Phil Spector as a backing vocalist, having become romantically attached to his studio assistant and PR man Sonny Bono. After releasing two singles under the name Caesar And Cleo, the duo then achie Read more


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