Queen of Rain

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"Queen of Rain"
Single by Roxette
from the album Tourism
B-side "Pearls of Passion"
Released October 28, 1992
Genre Pop
Length 04:49
Label EMI
Writer(s) Per Gessle & Mats M.P. Persson
Roxette singles chronology
"How Do You Do!"
"Queen of Rain"
"Fingertips '93"
Music video
"Queen of Rain" on YouTube

Queen of Rain was the second single taken from Swedish pop duo Roxette's 1992 album, Tourism: Songs from Studios, Stages, Hotelrooms & Other Strange Places.[1]

It was originally written and recorded for the highly successful Joyride album. Initially considered as a closing track, it was replaced by "Perfect Day". Instead it became a cornerstone on 1992's Tourism album.

Has a version in Spanish call "Una reina va detras de un rey" released in 1992, by Roxette for the same compilation album "Baladas En Español".

Music video[edit]

Track listing[edit]


  1. "Queen of Rain" (Radio Edit)
  2. "Pearls of Passion"
  3. "Interview With Roxette"


  1. "Queen of Rain"
  2. "It Must Have Been Love" (Live)
  3. "Paint" (Live)
  4. "Dangerous"
  • The UK CD1 additional fifteen minute interview is in fact an extract from the promo CD, "Talking about Tourism"



Chart (1992) Peak
Sweden Single Charts 12[3]
UK Top 75 28[4]
German Single Charts 19[5]
Australian Single Charts 66[6]
Swiss Single Charts 27[7]


  1. ^ a b "'Queen of Rain' single info". www.thelookforroxette.com. 
  2. ^ "'Queen of Rain' single CD2 info". www.thelookforroxette.com. 
  3. ^ "Swedish singles chart". swedishcharts.com. 
  4. ^ "UK Chart Stats". chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-25. 
  5. ^ "German Album Chart". charts-surfer. 
  6. ^ "Australian Singles Chart". australian-charts.com. 
  7. ^ "Swiss Singles Chart". swisscharts.com. 

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