Music video by Roxette performing Wish I Could Fly. (P) 1999 The copyright in this audiovisual recording is owned by EMI Music Sweden AB
"Wish I Could Fly" is a song by the Swedish pop duo Roxette. Released in February 1999, it was the first single from their sixth studio album Have a Nice Day.
In the UK, the single peaked at #11, which was Roxette's highest position for a single since their 1993 hit "Almost Unreal" (#7). The single also made the Top 10 in Sweden and Finland, Top 20 in Austria, Switzerland and Norway, Top 30 in Germany and the Top 40 in the Netherlands.
While the album Have a Nice Day wasn't released in the U.S. Roxette signed a distribution deal with Edel Music, enabling "Wish I Could Fly" to peak at #27 on the U.S. Adult Contemporary Chart in 2000.
The song was also a considerable radio hit, becoming the most played song in Europe in 1999.
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