Dangerous (Roxette song)

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"Dangerous"
Single by Roxette
from the album Look Sharp!
Released Version 1: December 1989
Version 2: 1990
Format 7", 12", CD
Recorded 1988
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:48
Label EMI
Writer(s) Per Gessle
Roxette singles chronology
"Listen to Your Heart"
(1989)
"Dangerous"
(1989 & 1990)
"It Must Have Been Love"
(1990)

"Dangerous", written by Per Gessle, is the fourth single released from Roxette's album Look Sharp!. Gessle penned it just before Roxette's first tour in 1987.[1] Released at the end of 1989, it was the group's third top 10 showing on the Billboard Hot 100, spending two weeks at #2 in February 1990, kept from the #1 spot by Janet Jackson's "Escapade". The music video was performed in the ruins of Borgholm Castle. It was released as a double A-side in the UK, alongside "Listen to Your Heart".

The version on the single features a different introduction, omitting the instruments in favour of the duo singing the first line of the chorus.

Music video[edit]

The video for Dangerous was filmed during Roxette's concert at Borgholm Castle in Öland, Sweden, July 1989. It is a mix from Rehearsal & live performance at that show. Directed by Doug Freel.

Track listing[edit]

Released: 1989-05-02 // EMI / 1363412

  • CDM
  1. "Dangerous" (7" version)
  2. "Dangerous" (waste of vinyl 12" -mix)
  3. "Surrender" (live)
  4. "Neverending Love" (live)
  5. "Joy of a Toy" (live)
  6. "Sleeping Single" (live)

Charts[edit]

Cover versions[edit]

  • A Cantonese language cover of "Dangerous" was performed by the Hong Kong pop singer, Alan Tam. (Cantonese song name : 冷傲的化妆).
  • A Chinese language cover of "Dangerous" was performed by the Hong Kong pop singer, Alan Tam. (Chinese song name : 等候).

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