"Listen to Your Heart" is the title of a Billboard Hot 100 number one hit song recorded by Swedish pop duo Roxette. The song was originally released in September 1988 in Sweden only, as the fourth single from their album Look Sharp!; later, it reached number one in its re-release in 1989 on the Canadian singles chart and the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on 4 November 1989, their second chart-topper of the year, the song was written by Per Gessle and Mats M.P. Persson.
They rose to #1 the same week the dominant New Kids on the Block rose to number two with their song "Cover Girl", thus preventing the group from taking the top spot. The song was released in the UK in October 1989 and reached a lowly number 62, but was re-issued in August 1990 as a double A-side with "Dangerous" after the success of their previous single "It Must Have Been Love", and reached number six.
The single was one of the top 25 best selling singles of 1989 in the U.S.
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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