Milk and Toast and Honey

Notes

The group’s 35th single didn’t come as easy as it may sound. Per had the song in his head for six months before writing it down and making a demo. Marie thought it would be a piece of cake to sing, but had to work harder than on any other Roxette track to find “the magic moment”. In the end, “Milk and Toast and Honey” became another massive radio hit in Europe and South America, making it one of the most popular tracks on the Room Service album.

– The Ballad Hits liner notes, 2002

Versions

Per Gessle – Tits & Ass Demo, 2–3 August 1999

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Per: Yea, this is one of my favourite Rox songs. Recorded at Tits & Ass in August 1999 by MP and me. I don’t like my vocals on this but our good old friend Milla (Camilla Andersson) is doing a great job with the chorus. She’s done that on a couple of occasions when I make my demos. “A Thing About You” is another one. Marie is, of course, just perfect on the final Rox-version. A beauty.

– Roxette Facebook, Friday, 27 September 2013

Roxette – Original Version 4:04

Milk and toast and honey make it sunny
On a rainy Saturday he-he-hey
Milk and toast
Some coffee take the stuffiness
Out of days you hate you really hate
Slow morning news pass me by
I try not to analyse but didn’t he blow my mind this time
Didn’t he blow my mind?

Here he comes
To bring a little loving, honey
Here he comes
To take away the hurt inside
Here he comes
Is everything that matters to me
Here he comes
Is everything I want in life

Milk and toast and honey
Ain’t it funny how things sometimes look so clear
And feel so near
The dreams I dream my favorite wishful thinking
Oh he’s bookmarked everywhere everywhere
True love might fall from the sky
You never know what to find
But didn’t he blow my mind this time
Didn’t he blow my mind?

Milk and toast and honey

Here he comes
To bring a little loving honey
To take away the pain inside
Here he comes
Is everything that matters to me
Here he comes
Is everything I want in life
Here he comes
Oh lay a little loving honey
Here he comes
To feel you’re getting close to me
Here he comes
Is everything that matters to me
Here he comes
Is everywhere I want to be

Here he comes
To bring a little loving honey
Here he comes
To take away the pain inside
Here he comes
Is everything that matters to me
Here he comes
Is everything I want from life
Here he comes
Oh lay a little loving baby baby
Here he comes
To getting close to me
Here he comes
Is everything that matters to me
Here he comes
Is everywhere I want to be

To bring a little loving
Is everything I want
To lay a little loving
Is everything I want
Oh here he comes

  • Words and Music by Per Gessle
  • Published by Hip Happy

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  • Room Service
    • 5″ CD in Jewel Case
    • 5″ CD in Jewel Case
    • 5″ CD in Gatefold Card Sleeve
  • The Rox Box
    • CD 4 5″ CD
  • XXX The 30 Biggest Hits
    • 5″ CD in Jewel Case
    • Digital Download

Roxette – Active Dance Remix 3:49

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Roxette – Shooting Star Treatment 4:18

Roxette – Single Master 4:03