"Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)", written by Per Gessle, is a song by Swedishpop rock duoRoxette. It was the second single released from their 1991 album Joyride. In July 1991, the song spent a week at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. It was the last Top 10 single for Roxette in the United States, who had a remarkable run over a three year period, with four Number One singles as well as this number two hit.
A eurodance cover of the song was recorded by Mysterio.
There are two Chinese versions of the song, both recorded by female artistes: A Mandarin version "I don't want to wait any more" (我不要再等待) by Taiwanese singer Lin Meng (林蒙), and a Cantonese version "Thinking only of your love" (只想你的爱) by Hong Kong diva Cass Phang (彭羚).