The Big L.

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"The Big L."
Single by Roxette
from the album Joyride
Released 1991
Format 12" single, 7" single, CD maxi
Recorded 1991
Genre Pop, Rock
Length 4:29
Writer(s) Per Gessle
Producer(s) Clarence Öfwerman
Roxette singles chronology
"Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)"
(1991)
"The Big L."
(1991)
"Spending My Time"
(1991)

"The Big L.", written by Per Gessle, was the third single released from Swedish pop rock duo Roxette's 1991 album Joyride. The song became a top ten hit in Japan, Ireland and Sweden as well as a Top 20 hit in the rest of Europe.

Track listings[edit]

CD maxi
  1. "The Big L." – 4:29
  2. "One Is Such a Lonely Number" (demo - September 1987) – 3:33
  3. "The Big L." (the bigger, the better mix) – 6:16
  4. "The Big L." (U.S. mix) – 4:18
7" single
  1. "The Big L." – 4:29
  2. "One Is Such a Lonely Number" (demo - September 1987) – 3:33
3" maxi
  1. "The Big L." – 4:25
  2. "One Is Such a Lonely Number" (demo - September 1987) – 3:33
  3. "The Big L." (the bigger, the better mix) – 6:16
  4. "It Must Have Been Love" – 4:18

The single was also released on 12".

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[1] 20
Austrian Singles Chart[1] 11
Dutch Singles Chart[1] 14
French SNEP Singles Chart[1] 24
German Singles Chart[2] 13
Irish Singles Chart[3] 9
New Zealand RIANZ Singles Chart[1] 34
Swedish Singles Chart[1] 10
Swiss Singles Chart[1] 13
UK Singles Chart[4] 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "The Big L", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved January 5, 2008)
  2. ^ German Singles Chart Charts-surfer.de (Retrieved April 7, 2008)
  3. ^ Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved April 7, 2008)
  4. ^ UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved April 7, 2008)

External links[edit]