The Big L.

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"The Big L."
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Single by Roxette
from the album Joyride
B-side "One Is Such a Lonely Number" (Demo)
Released 28 August 1991
Format
Recorded 1990
Studio EMI Studios, Stockholm
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:29
Label EMI
Songwriter(s) Per Gessle
Producer(s) Clarence Öfwerman
Roxette singles chronology
"Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)"
(1991)
"The Big L."
(1991)
"Spending My Time"
(1991)
"Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)"
(1991)
"The Big L."
(1991)
"Spending My Time"
(1991)
Music video
"The Big L." on YouTube

"The Big L." is a song by Swedish pop duo Roxette. Written by Per Gessle, it was released as the third single from their third studio album, Joyride (1991). The song became a top ten hit in Belgium, Ireland and Sweden, and was the highest-charting single released from Joyride in France, it also reached the top twenty in a number of other countries, including Australia, Austria, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland. Despite a US radio mix of the song appearing on CD versions of the single, it was never released as a single in North America.

Formats and track listings[edit]

All songs written and composed by Per Gessle.

  • Cassette and 7" single (Europe 1364347 · UK EM204)
  1. "The Big L." – 4:29
  2. "One Is Such a Lonely Number" (Demo, September 1987) – 3:33
  • 12" single (Europe 1364346)
  1. "The Big L." (The Bigger, The Better Mix) – 6:17
  2. "The Big L." – 4:29
  3. "One Is Such a Lonely Number" (Demo) – 3:33
  • CD single (Europe 1364342)
  1. "The Big L." – 4:29
  2. "One Is Such a Lonely Number" (Demo) – 3:33
  3. "The Big L." (The Bigger, The Better Mix) – 6:17
  4. "The Big L." (US Mix) – 4:35

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Roxette – The Big L.". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Roxette – The Big L." (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Roxette – The Big L." (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Finnish Singles Charts 1961-1995: Syyskuu 1991 September". Suomen virallinen singlelista. Retrieved 15 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "Lescharts.com – Roxette – The Big L." (in French). Les classement single. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Roxette – The Big L.". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  7. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Roxette". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Roxette search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Roxette – The Big L." (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Roxette – The Big L.". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Lista Przebojów Trójki - Polskie Radio Online: Notowanie nr505 - 25 października 1991". Polskie Radio (in Polish). 25 October 1991. Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  12. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  13. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Roxette – The Big L.". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  14. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Roxette – The Big L.". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  15. ^ "Roxette: Artist Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  16. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 1991" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 13 January 2017. 
  17. ^ "Top 100 Single-Jahrescharts" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 

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