“Roxette’s comeback sounds very much like Roxette”

Jan-Owe Wikström, also known as the author of “Roxette – The Book”, has written a review of “Wish I Could Fly” for Hallandsposten. “I’m a little disappointed that Roxette’s first single from the upcoming album ‘Have A Nice Day’ is a ballad and not an up-tempo song”, says Wicke.

“It’s a power ballad of the classic Roxette-style. The sound is updated to the late 90’s in an industrial park. But after the neat suggestive role in the verse, on the second hand it reminded me of the start on EMF’s ‘Unbelievable’ – then comes a big dramatic refrain with Marie at her best, as a distant cousin to megahits like ‘It Must Have Been Love’ and ‘Listen To Your Heart’. Roxette’s comeback sounds very much like Roxette.”

“‘Wish I Could Fly’ may be the appetizer, but i’m convinced that there will be even more tasty popcandies on the album.” (translations by Marcus van Deursen, [email protected] Reporter)

This article was written for an earlier version of The Daily Roxette.
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January 5th, 1999

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