It was all that I wanted [4] It became a top five hit in Sweden,[5] but was not released internationally. I turn to water Yeah it must have been love .. repeat and fade . Four different versions of the song have been officially released. But with the jarringly urgent upward key change in the middle eight, the pain floods in again, and she's back to square one. [74] This single included the Pretty Woman version of the song, backed with the original 1987 release and the Los Angeles-studio performance (minus the live intro recorded in Santiago, Chile) from their 1992 album Tourism. On holiday in Istanbul Kaisa meets Jacob and she falls head over heels in love. La versión nueva se publicó el 20 de marzo de 1990. Bang!" [19], The single peaked at number three in the UK—their highest peaking single there. : A Collection of Roxette's Greatest Songs, Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus! Dm It must have been good, but I lost it somehow C F Bb It must have been love, but it's over now, from the moment we touched Gm Dm C till the time had run out. That I'm sheltered by your heart Some time later they meet up again, but Jakob doesn't remember their fling. [16] Brendon Veevers from Renowned for Sound noted the song as a "timeless power ballad that has aged like a fine wine. [28] In 2014, he received an updated award from the same organization after its five millionth radio play. supported by 20 fans who also own “It Must Have Been Love” A pair of tracks from Music for Sleep demonstrating their talent and ability in the field of melodic ambience. Like a teardrop in your palm It was all that I wanted According to Fredriksson, shooting this video was a surreal experience, as Freel "wanted all movements in slow motion, so I had to lip-sync the vocals at double speed. What a hilarious start to this blog train, Prerna. [Intro] It Must Have Been Love. [8] The film was released in March 1990 and went on to make more than US$460 million at the worldwide box office. But it's over now Make-believing we're together That I'm sheltered by your heart But in and outside, I've turned to water Like a teardrop in your palm. "[15] Refinery29 included it at number 39 on their list of The Saddest Breakup Songs of All Time, saying the track "represents the perfect ratio of schlock to sentiment. Dm It must have been good, but I lost it somehow C F Bb It must have been love, but its over now, from the moment we touched Gm Dm C till the time had run out. . It also topped the charts in countries such as Australia, Switzerland, Norway & Poland. This arrangement for the song is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. Make believing we're together Leave the winter on the ground Here Comes The Weekend. [77][78], The song was recorded twice in Portuguese, by the duo Gilberto e Gilmar as Outro dia nasceu[79] in 1992, and by the forró band Moleca 100 as Vergonha não sou feliz mais in 2012. [29], The second video was directed by Doug Freel and was shot in a warehouse. “It Must Have Been Love” was originally released as “It Must Have Been Love (Christmas For The Broken Hearted) “ in 1987 and it became a Top 10 hit in Sweden. [Verse 2] Music and original lyrics by Per Gessle. An adapted version of "It Must Have Been Love", titled "No Sé Si Es Amor", was released in early 1997 as the album's second and final single. [81], In 2006, Swedish pop singer Shirley Clamp recorded a cover version of the song called "När kärleken föds" ("When Love is Born"), it peaked at #6 at the Swedish singles chart. The RoxBox! All songs were written and composed by Gessle, except "Cry", music by Fredriksson and Gessle. T here’s a case to be made that Roxette’s It Must Have Been Love – sung by Marie Fredriksson, who has died after a 17-year health battle – is the … The album was only released in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking territories. In the bedroom and all around “It Must Have Been Love” was certified Gold and in 2005, Per Gessle received an award from BMI after the song’s four millionth play on the radio. "It Must Have Been Love" is a song written by Per Gessle and performed by the Swedish pop duo Roxette. Now I'm living without [Chorus] During the "Join the Joyride! But it's over now This version was included on the re-release of their 1986 album "Pearls of Passion" in 1997. [: C--F-- :] 3x C F *: It must have been love, but is over now... C F 1. Gm Dm C From the moment we touched 'til the time had run out. From the moment we touched But in and outside It must have been good It stayed on the UK Singles Chart for 14 weeks,[20] and was certified gold by the BPI for sales and streams in excess of 400,000. The song became a number-one hit, topping the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks in June of 1990, becoming their third number-one hit in the United States. "[17], A re-written and edited version of the track – the lyric "It's a hard Christmas day" was changed to "It's a hard winter's day", twenty seconds were removed from the intro, as well as 24 seconds from the outro[11] – became an international hit during the summer of 1990. The power ballad[2] became the duo's third number one hit in the United States,[3] and is one of their best selling releases, being certified gold or platinum in a number of countries. The original song was released in 1987, which was followed by the most successful incarnation, a slightly edited version, omitting the Christmas references, created for the soundtrack to the 1990 film Pretty Woman. Style: Tracklist . It must have been love but it’s over now. F Cm It must have been love but it's over now, F Eb … Yeah, it must have been love (repeat and fade) Touch me now I close my eyes And dream away. (1994) Harleys & Indians (Riders In … The song was first released as "It Must Have Been Love (Christmas for the Broken Hearted)" in December 1987. Re_ Re__ Mi__ Fa#__ Sol__ Sol Sol Fa# Mi_ Re – Mi It must have been good but I lost it somehow. (Must have been love) [25] In Switzerland, the song spent three non-consecutive weeks at number one, and a further five weeks at number two—being held off the top spot in those weeks by Matthias Reim's "Verdammt, ich lieb' dich". The song wasn't translated, its lyrics are new, with a slight different meaning from the original lyrics. It must have been love, but it's over now It must have been good, but I lost it somehow It must have been love, but it's over now From the moment we touched 'til the time had run out. From the moment we touched No, no, no. F Bb Yeah it must have been love but it's over now Gm Dm C It was all I wanted, now I'm living without F Cm It must have been love but it's over now F Eb It's where the water flows, it's where the wind blows F Bb It must have been love but it's over now . [4] This version of the song was never included on any Roxette studio album until the 1997 re-release of their debut Pearls of Passion (1986). It's where the wind blows It Must Have Been Love. 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