The Biggest Hits XXX

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Roxette XXX – The 30 Biggest Hits
The Biggest Hits XXX - Roxette.jpg
Greatest hits album by Roxette
Released 11 November 2014
Recorded 1988–2012
Genre Pop
Label Parlophone Records, Warner Music
Roxette chronology
Live: Traveling the World
(2013)Live: Traveling the World2013
XXX The 30 Biggest Hits
(2014)
The RoxBox!: A Collection of Roxette's Greatest Songs
(2015)The RoxBox!: A Collection of Roxette's Greatest Songs2015

Roxette XXX – The 30 Biggest Hits[1] is a greatest hits album by Swedish pop music duo Roxette issued through Parlophone Records, originally released on 11 November 2014 in Russia. The album is in promotion of their world tour of the same name which takes place from 2014 to 2016.[2]

Release[edit]

With the new tour beginning in Russia, the new greatest hits compilation was first released in that country, it consists of two CD with 30 songs and was conceived to tie in with the duo's 30th anniversary tour around the world from 2014 to 2016. The compilation CD was released in other parts of the world as well as the tour proceeded.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "The Look" (from the album Look Sharp!) Per Gessle Clarence Öfwerman 3:57
2. "Dressed for Success" (US single mix) (from the album Look Sharp!) Gessle Öfwerman 4:13
3. "Dangerous" (2003 remastered version) (from the album Look Sharp!) Gessle Öfwerman 3:48
4. "It Must Have Been Love" (from the motion picture Pretty Woman) Gessle Öfwerman 4:18
5. "How Do You Do!" (from the album Tourism) Gessle Öfwerman 3:09
6. "Wish I Could Fly" (from the album Have a Nice Day) Gessle Öfwerman, Gessle, Marie Fredriksson, Michael Illbert 4:40
7. "Spending My Time" (from the album Joyride) Gessle, Mats Persson Clarence Öfwerman 4:48
8. "Almost Unreal" (from the motion picture Super Mario Bros.) Gessle Öfwerman 3:54
9. "The Big L." (from the album Joyride) Gessle Öfwerman 4:25
10. "Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)" (from the album Joyride) Gessle Öfwerman 3:50
11. "Crash! Boom! Bang!" (from the album Crash! Boom! Bang!) Gessle Öfwerman 4:26
12. "June Afternoon" (from the greatest hits compilation Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus!) Gessle Öfwerman 4:11
13. "Queen of Rain" (from the album Tourism) Gessle, Persson Clarence Öfwerman 4:55
14. "Opportunity Nox" (from the compilation The Pop Hits) Gessle Öfwerman 2:58
15. "Perfect Day" (from the album Joyride) Gessle Öfwerman 4:04
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Joyride" (from the album Joyride) Gessle Öfwerman 4:01
2. "Sleeping in My Car" (from the album Crash! Boom! Bang!) Gessle Öfwerman 3:34
3. "Listen to Your Heart" (Swedish single edit) (from the album Look Sharp!) Gessle, Persson Öfwerman 5:14
4. "Run to You" (from the album Crash! Boom! Bang!) Gessle Öfwerman 3:38
5. "Real Sugar" (from the album Room Service) Gessle Öfwerman, Gessle, Fredriksson 3:14
6. "Milk and Toast and Honey" (from the album Room Service) Gessle Öfwerman, Gessle, Fredriksson 4:04
7. "Stars" (from the album Have a Nice Day) Gessle Öfwerman, Gessle, Fredriksson, Illbert 3:48
8. "Vulnerable" (from the album Crash! Boom! Bang!) Gessle Öfwerman 5:00
9. "The Centre of the Heart" (from the album Room Service) Gessle Öfwerman, Gessle, Fredriksson 3:23
10. "A Thing About You" (from the compilation The Ballad Hits) Gessle Öfwerman 3:46
11. "Anyone" (from the album Have a Nice Day) Gessle Öfwerman, Gessle, Fredriksson, Illbert 4:31
12. "You Don't Understand Me" (from the greatest hits compilation Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus!) Gessle, Desmond Child Öfwerman 4:28
13. "She's Got Nothing On (But the Radio)" (from the album Charm School) Gessle Öfwerman, Gessle, Christoffer Lundquist 3:34
14. "(Do You Get) Excited?" (from the album Joyride) Gessle Öfwerman 4:15
15. "The Sweet Hello, the Sad Goodbye" (Bassflow Remake) (from the iTunes single release) Gessle Öfwerman 4:48

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[3] 49
Australian Albums (ARIA)[4] 27
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[5] 55
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[6] 156
Czech Albums (ČNS IFPI)[7] 8
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[8] 95
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[9] 14
Greek Albums (IFPI)[10] 50
Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[11] 8
Irish Albums (IRMA)[12] 87
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[13] 38
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[14] 18
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[15] 45
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[16] 11
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[17] 46

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref.
Russia 11 November 2014 Digital download, CD Parlophone Records [18]
United Kingdom 9 February 2015 [19]
Worldwide 4 March 2015 [20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roxette's 30 biggest hits on double cd collection "XXX"". roxette.se. 2014-10-22. Retrieved 2016-07-27. 
  2. ^ "Roxette – The Biggest Hits XXX". roxette.se. 2015-02-03. Retrieved 2015-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 2, 2015.
  4. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 28, 2015.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 3, 2015.
  7. ^ "Czech Albums – Top 100". ČNS IFPI. Note: On the chart page, select 201510 on the field besides the word "Zobrazit", and then click over the word to retrieve the correct chart data. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
  9. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  10. ^ "Official IFPI Charts – Top 75 Albums Sales Chart (Week: 9/2015)". IFPI Greece. Archived from the original on March 12, 2015. Retrieved March 12, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Top 40 album DVD és válogatáslemez-lista – 2015. 21. hét" (in Hungarian). MAHASZ. Retrieved May 28, 2015.
  12. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Roxette". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 9, 2017.
  13. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
  14. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  15. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 12, 2015.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  17. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Roxette – The 30 Biggest Hits - XXX". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 10, 2016.
  18. ^ "itunes russia Roxette XXX The Biggest Hits". apple. November 11, 2014. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  19. ^ "amazon.co.uk Roxette XXX The Biggest Hits". amazon.co.uk. February 9, 2015. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  20. ^ "CD.com Roxette The Biggest Hits XXX". cdon.com. March 4, 2015. Retrieved February 3, 2015.