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Ace of Base - 32% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance 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 - 25% 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

Sandra - 25% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
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ABBA - 23% 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

Bon Jovi - 21% match to Roxette

Genres: Heavy Metal Music & Radio Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This commercial hard rock band, formed in New Jersey, USA, is fronted by Jon Bon Jovi (John Francis Bongiovi Jnr., 2 March 1962, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA; vocals). His four co-founders were Richie Sambora (b. Richard Stephen Sambora, 11 July 1959, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA; guitar, ex-Message), David Bryan (b. David Rashbaum, 7 February 1962, Edison, New Jersey, USA; Read more

Bryan Adams - 19% 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

Erasure - 19% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Keyboard player and arranger Vince Clarke (Vincent John Martin, 3 July 1960, South Woodford, London, England) had already enjoyed success as a member of Depeche Mode, Yazoo, and the Assembly when he decided to undertake a new project in 1985. The plan was to record an album with 10 different singers, but after auditioning vocalist Andy Bell (b. 25 April 1964, Peterborough, C Read more

Savage Garden - 18% match to Roxette

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Australian pop duo Savage Garden formed in Brisbane at the end of 1996, their name inspired by fantasy author Anne Rice’s term for the savage and isolated world of vampires. Within nine months of formation they had attained two domestic hit singles (‘I Want You’ and ‘To The Moon And Back’). This achievement came without the benefit of any live performan Read more

A-Ha - 17% match to Roxette

Genres: 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

Cyndi Lauper - 17% match to Roxette

Genres: Blues 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

Modern Talking - 17% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
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Shania Twain - 17% match to Roxette

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Documentaries
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Eilleen Regina Edwards, 28 August 1965, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. This glamorous Canadian country/pop star (her first name is pronounced ‘Shu-nye-ah’) grew up in the mining town of Timmins. Before her musical career began she planted trees with her Native American stepfather as part of a forest crew. Poor even by rural Canadian standards, her family made great sacr Read more

Bonnie Tyler - 16% 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

Eurythmics - 16% match to Roxette

Genres: 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

Kim Wilde - 15% match to Roxette

Genres: Dance 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


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