Crash! Boom! Bang! (song)

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"Crash! Boom! Bang!"
Roxette Crash Boom Bang single.jpg
Single by Roxette
from the album Crash! Boom! Bang!
Released 9 May 1994
Format
Recorded September–October 1993
Studio Capri Digital Studios, Capri, Italy and EMI Studios, Stockholm, Sweden
Genre Pop rock
Length 5:02
Label EMI
Writer(s) Per Gessle
Producer(s) Clarence Öfwerman
Roxette singles chronology
"Sleeping in My Car"
(1994)
"Crash! Boom! Bang!"
(1994)
"Fireworks"
(1994)
Music video
"Crash! Boom! Bang!" on YouTube

"Crash! Boom! Bang!" is a song by Swedish pop music duo Roxette, released on 9 May 1994 as the second single from their fifth studio album, Crash! Boom! Bang!. It became a moderate hit in several European countries, peaking in the top twenty in Austria, Belgium, Finland and Sweden. The song spent over five months on the German Singles Chart, peaking at number thirty-one.

Music video[edit]

The song's music video was directed by Irish filmmaker Michael Geoghegan, who would go on to direct a total of four music videos for the duo. It was inspired by works of Polish director Zbigniew Rybczyński, and consists of one continuous shot of Marie Fredriksson ascending a never-ending staircase.[1]

Formats and track listings[edit]

All songs written by Per Gessle.

  • 7" single and cassette (Australia 8650847 · Europe 8650844 · UK TCEM324 · US 4KM-58240)
  1. "Crash! Boom! Bang!" (Radio Edit) – 4:25
  2. "Joyride" (Unplugged Version) – 5:35
  • CD single (Australia · Europe 8650852)
  1. "Crash! Boom! Bang!" – 4:25
  2. "Joyride" (Unplugged Version) – 5:35
  3. "Run to You" (Demo, December 1992) – 3:45
  • UK CD1 (CDEMS324)
  1. "Crash! Boom! Bang!" – 5:02
  2. "Joyride" (7" Version) – 3:59
  3. "The Look" – 3:56
  • UK CD2 (CDEM324)
  1. "Crash! Boom! Bang!" – 4:25
  2. "Joyride" (Unplugged Version) – 5:35
  3. "Run to You" (Demo) – 3:45
  4. "It Must Have Been Love" – 4:18

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus!.[2]

Charts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ballad & Pop Hits - The Complete Video Collection (DVD liner notes). Roxette. EMI. 2003. 7243 4 90946 9 7. 
  2. ^ "Digital booklet". Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorus (liner notes). Roxette. Stockholm, Sweden: EMI Records. 1995. 7243 836203 2 6. 
  3. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988-2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
  4. ^ "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles Chart – Week Ending 31 July 1994". ARIA. Retrieved 8 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Roxette – Crash! Boom! Bang!" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Roxette – Crash! Boom! Bang!" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 2571." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Finnish Singles Charts 1961-1995: Toukokuu 1994 May". Suomen virallinen singlelista. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Roxette – Crash! Boom! Bang!". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  10. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Roxette search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  11. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Roxette – Crash! Boom! Bang!" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  12. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Roxette – Crash! Boom! Bang!". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  13. ^ "Lista Przebojów Trójki - Polskie Radio Online: Notowanie nr648 - 15 lipca 1994". Polskie Radio (in Polish). 15 July 1994. Retrieved 13 March 2017. 
  14. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  15. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Roxette – Crash! Boom! Bang!". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  16. ^ "Roxette: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  17. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 1994" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Retrieved 13 March 2017.