Pearls of Passion


  • Marie Fredriksson - Vocals
  • Per Gessle - Vocals
  • Clarence Öfwerman - Keyboards

Pearls of Passion is the debut album by Roxette. It was published in October 1986 by EMI, but first appeared only in Canada and Sweden. In the Swedish charts, it reached # 2 It was later re-released several times.


The album was recorded in 1986 in the EMI Studios in Stockholm and released in Sweden and Canada, but internationally published only in 1997, then under the title Pearls of Passion - The First Album. In Canada, where notwithstanding the song Soul Deep in the 7 "version on the album was, it was in 1989 after the success of Look Sharp re-released! , In Scandinavia there was in 1991 a re- release of Pearls of Passion. Early as the summer appeared in 1986 in advance the first single Neverending Love.

Soul Deep later appeared on Joyride and So Far Away on Tourism.


Wrote Jason Damas of Allmusic, although Per Gessle was a songwriter who almost never abliefere a bad song, but here is too much " dry material " included. He gave the album 1.5 out of 5 stars.

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