Top 10 European Pop Rock Songs

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I noticed that European pop rock songs are less known than American and even Canadian pop rock songs so I made this list.

Keep in mind that most of these music artists also played other genres and not every song by them is pop rock, meaning these music artists may have better or more popular songs but if these songs aren't pop rock, they can't be on this list.

I gave preference to songs with more rock feel. Why? Because the genre name is Pop ROCK and not rock pop. Pop Rock is rock with pop and not pop with a little bit of rock.

The Top Ten

1 The Look - Roxette

Roxette played the purest form of pop rock so don't be surprised they have several songs in the top 10.
Their songs are guitar-driven and you clearly hear the guitars (guitars speak rock) and songs often have strong guitar riffs and solos ("strong" for pop rock), vocals are rock vocals (i.e. with a slight rasp), and so on.
Roxette are a Swedish duo with both male and female lead vocals. - Metal_Treasure

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2 Listen to Your Heart - Roxette

A pop rock ballad - this is how it should be done: it's a pop rock ballad but guitars are there, it even has a guitar solo, etc. - Metal_Treasure

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3 Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting - Elton John

It's probably his heaviest/hardest song.
Also give a listen to the metal cover by Flotsam and Jetsam and you will fully realize the rock/metal potential of this song. - Metal_Treasure

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4 Joyride - Roxette UListen to Sample
5 How Do You Do - Roxette UListen to Sample
6 Hysteria - Def Leppard

This song is usually considered power pop and not pop rock but honestly some Roxette songs are harder than this one and Roxette are labelled pop rock. This is the reason I added Hysteria by Def Leppard. If The Look by Roxette is pop rock, Hysteria is even more pop (rock) because it's softer. - Metal_Treasure

This to me is the greatest Pop Rock song of all time - christangrant

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7 Dangerous - Roxette UListen to Sample
8 Zombie - The Cranberries UListen to Sample
9 My Favourite Game - The Cardigans

I really like The Cardigans. They used to be a rather poppy group before Lovefool, and then they started to go through a more edgy route that I really like. I know it's cliche to like the hits, but I really like this.
And not here because of Gran Turismo. - Swellow

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10 Viva la Vida - Coldplay

This band and this song are currently very popular but I didn't put it very high because it's barely rock to me. - Metal_Treasure

This to me is the only good Coldplay song - christangrant

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The Contenders

11 An Dich - Silbermond UListen to Sample
12 I Remember You - Roxette
13 Sleeping in My Car - Roxette UListen to Sample
14 Linger - The Cranberries UListen to Sample
15 Dressed for Success - Roxette UListen to Sample
16 Verschwende Deine Zeit - Silbermond UListen to Sample
17 Meer Sein - Silbermond UListen to Sample
18 A Stückl Heile Welt - Silbermond UListen to Sample
19 Mach's Dir Selbst - Silbermond UListen to Sample
20 Nichts Mehr - Silbermond UListen to Sample
21 Nichts Passiert - Silbermond UListen to Sample
22 Keine Angst - Silbermond UListen to Sample
23 Don't Jump - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
24 On the Edge - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
25 Love is Dead - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
26 Humanoid - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
27 Darkside of the Sun - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
28 Monsoon - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
29 Scream - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
30 Rescue Me - Tokio Hotel
31 Ready, Set, Go! - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
32 Phantomrider - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
33 Hey You - Tokio Hotel UListen to Sample
34 Perfekte Welle - Juli UListen to Sample
35 Warum - Juli UListen to Sample
36 Regen + Meer - Juli UListen to Sample
37 Prinzesschen - LaFee UListen to Sample
38 Heul doch - LaFee UListen to Sample
39 Mitternacht - Lafee UListen to Sample
40 Ring frei - LaFee UListen to Sample
41 Der Regen fällt - LaFee UListen to Sample
42 Eiskalter Engel - LaFee
43 Aurelie - Wir sind Helden UListen to Sample
44 Blue Tattoo - Vanilla Ninja UListen to Sample
45 Corner of My Mind - Vanilla Ninja UListen to Sample
46 Cool Vibes - Vanilla Ninja UListen to Sample
47 Nero - Vanilla Ninja UListen to Sample
48 Destroyed by You - Vanilla Ninja
49 Traces of Sadness - Vanilla Ninja
50 The Coldest Night - Vanilla Ninja UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. The Look - Roxette
2. Listen to Your Heart - Roxette
3. Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting - Elton John
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