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​Will Fraker Revisits the Roxette's "It Must Have Been Love" (premiere)

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Will Fraker revisits a tune born as a holiday song and later re-imagined as a breakup anthem.

Will Fraker offers a new cover of Roxette's "It Must Have Been Love". The song, which was initially released in 1987, became a #1 hit in the United States in 1990 after being featured in the Julia Roberts vehicle Pretty Woman. Fraker's contemporary version of the track is replete with plangent piano chords and aching vocals. This rendition offers us a chance to hear the hidden and haunting emotional depths of the time-honored radio staple.

This single is part of Headroom dB's new covers initiative. Focused on under the radar/contemporary acts, Headroom dB gives listeners a chance to experience unexpected covers of classic tunes. The New York City-based studio works with a variety of agencies and brands to provide audio and music production for multimedia concerns for inclusion in film and television with several cover renditions to follow this one.

Will Fraker is a singer-songwriter who lives in Brooklyn. Having released a self-titled EP in 2016, he continues to perform in and around the Big Apple while maintaining comfortable positions on Spotify's Fresh Finds playlist and moonlight on Slaptop's 2017 release With You.

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