Just like most of the duo’s songs, the team of Per Gessle and Clarence Öfwerman respectively wrote and produced the song.
EMI Records released it as the lead single from the album on February 27, 1991. The single went on to become one of Roxette‘s biggest hits and one of the most successful singles of 1991.
It peaked at Number 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and in thirteen (13) other countries, while reaching Number 4 in the UK. It has been certified platinum in Australia and Sweden as well.
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