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It Must Have Been Love: Roxette's power ballad is a masterpiece of pain

6 mins | Dec 16, 2019
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How blending ecstatic music with agonised lyrics created the ultimate breakup song. By following the Motown blueprint, pop band Roxette created the ultimate breakup song – and the late Marie Fredriksson delivered it flawlessly. Writing in the Guardian, Dave Simpson explains what makes "It must have been love" such a hit.
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