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Farväl och tack Gyllene Tider!
As we prepare to launch our GT40 for 40 countdown, Paul says thanks to the 5 guys from the Swedish West Coast!

Per Gessle: GT50? Sounds like an old single malt…
The Daily Roxette: Hej there Per, first of all congratulations to this, again, very successful tour.

Gyllene Tider in Halmstad – It’s a…
HALMSTAD - What more can you say about this truly amazing ride? It's been a joyride compared to nothing else. Not really talking about the 40 years here, even if that fits too.

Gyllene Tider rocking Ronneby
Gyllene Tider visited Ronneby and is getting better and better

Gyllene Tider skakade om Göteborg
Tänk dig att du ser tre småstadskonserter på en och samma gång, och att hela publiken är proffs.

Gyllene Tider back in a small town – The…
What happened in Kalmar won't stay in Kalmar

Gyllene Tider shook Göteborg
Imagine you're seeing three small town concerts at once and the audience all are pros

Gyllene Tider in Eskilstuna – a night to…
Usually, when things go south, all is lost. Yet, when things go "Syd" and he crashes the party, it saves your evening. Read how Gyllene performed in yet another small town...

Karlstad: A small town band in a small town
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GT 40 for 40. #32 Vid hennes sida (By Her Side): In June 2019 Gyllene's final album was released - "Samma skrot och korn." This song is from there, a typical Per penned, acoustic love ballad, and then again not. Hard to put the finger on it, but we lik...
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Ahhh memories! (Gyllene Tider in Ronneby 2019) /K Are you always to be found in the first row or rather in the center of the crowd?
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Latest from Per: "New tough Gyllene Tider compilation with hits and unreleased material in the can folks! PS. And the live album from this summer will be fab. A nice little band..."
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GT40 for 40. #37 Du är en gangster, älskling! (You are a Gangster, Honey!): Per: “The legendary tape was finally found after being MIA for 13 years! Was recorded for the "Puls" album but was left off and is some sort of tour homage with Niklas Strömste...
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GT40 for 40 #38 Kärleken är inte blind (Men ganska närsynt) Love isn't Blind (But Pretty Nearsighted) taken from Gyllene's sophomore album Moderna Tider, but was before that the B-side of the 16-weeks-as-#1-single "När vi två blir en." Niklas Strömsted...
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GT40 for 40. #39 Vanliga saker (Regular Things): Taken from Gyllene Tider​'s last album, Samma skrot och korn, this was performed the first two concerts in Halmstad. After that it was cut and replaced, unfortunately. A rocky piece, with good lyrics, bu...
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GT40 for 40. #40 Kom intill mig (Come Close to Me): The last song on side A on "Moderna Tider" which was released in 1981 and sold over 350,000 copies back then! A piano ballad, because that's how Per, and many others, did it back then, and still do; e...
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Farväl och tack Gyllene Tider! As we prepare to launch our GT40 for 40 countdown, Paul says thanks to the 5 guys from the Swedish West Coast... #GT40Farväl och tack Gyllene Tider!As we prepare to launch our GT40 for 40 countdown, Paul says thanks to ...
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A fanmade video. Enjoy!Roxette. Harleys & Indians (riders in the sky). (A fan video).A homage to Roxette. This is a song of strong nostalgic tone with references in the lyrics to the classic movies of motorists covered in leather.
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Gyllene Tider – GT40 LIVE!

Gyllene Tider will release a live recording of their farewell tour on CD and double LP. The CD is out on 25th October, the LP is out a month later, on 29th November. Tracklist Skicka ett vykort, älskling Juni, juli, augusti Det hjärta som brinner (Hon vill ha) Puls Vandrar i ett sommarregn Flickan i ... Read more

GT 40 for 40. #32 Vid hennes sida (By Her Side): In June 2019 Gyllene's final album was released - "Samma skrot och korn." This song is from there, a typical Per penned, acoustic love ballad, and then again not. Hard to put the finger on it, but we like it a lot. The lyrics contains gems such as "Every day is a totally different day." Performed by MP and Per on the acoustic guitars with Fritte carefully fondling the Farfisa in the background. Anders is also there with his seriously complex programming. Her eyes smiled, I said I was from town/Maybe I bent the truth a little and acted a little dumb/But all I wanted was to walk by her side for a while... #gt40for40 http://www.dailyroxette.com/vid-hennes-sida/

Ahhh memories! (Gyllene Tider in Ronneby 2019) /K Are you always to be found in the first row or rather in the center of the crowd?

Such a wonderful song. And video. 1969 was on a roll! /P.


Wallace Collection - Daydream HQ (1969)


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Such a wonderful song. And video. 1969 was on a roll! /P.

Latest from Per: "New tough Gyllene Tider compilation with hits and unreleased material in the can folks! PS. And the live album from this summer will be fab. A nice little band..."

GT40 for 40. #37 Du är en gangster, älskling! (You are a Gangster, Honey!): Per: “The legendary tape was finally found after being MIA for 13 years! Was recorded for the "Puls" album but was left off and is some sort of tour homage with Niklas Strömstedt whispering in the background. I play the harmonica they say. It’s called humor!” Micke: “Almost the same beat as on ‘Puls’ and ‘Teena.’ I listened a lot to Max Weinberg (E-Street Band.) He’s a snappy guy…” Anders: The tape was found in the attic of EMI’s studio, at the bottom of a pile of archived crap. I wonder how it ended up there?” It was finally released on "Halmstads pärlor" in 1995. It may not be a top 40 song and quite unknown, but it's got a certain cuteness to it and that made our hearts melt! The lyrics seem to have to be written during the '81 summer tour. #gt40for40 http://www.dailyroxette.com/du-ar-en-gangster-alskling/


Du är en gangster, älskling!

GT40 for 40. This is #37 of TDR's hand-picked list of songs from Gyllene Tider's career.

If you're using Spotify..... check out my playlist of favourite songs. EASY LISTENING BY PG. I originally made it for Hotel Tylösand but realized it was too good not to spread around in this day and age. I update it all the time. And yes yes, I know, too many songs. Can't help myself... Cheers, P.


If you're using Spotify..... check out my playlist of favourite songs. EASY LISTENING BY PG. I originally made it for Hotel Tylösand but realized it was too good not to spread around in this day and age. I update it all the time. And yes yes, I know, too many songs. Can't help myself... Cheers, P.


Så sant! /P.


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Time flies when you're having fun! 🌞 The LAST episode of "Gessles nio i topp" is out! 🎶 Nine Swedish hits. 🎶 /PP Listen to or download it from here: https://sverigesradio.se/avsnitt/1357829 Pic by Anders Roos

Hey, it's Sunday. Time for a ballad, don't u think? This one I totally forgot about. Can't even remember to which album we recorded it!!! Do you know? Maybe the info is in some liner notes somewhere..... However, it's not that bad... We never liked it very much for some reason that's hidden in the shadows! /P.


Roxette - Making Love To You

Sorry for the quality cause I'm still learning how to make videos.... lol This is a wonderfoul Roxette's song that touch deep in my heart.

GT40 for 40 #38 Kärleken är inte blind (Men ganska närsynt) Love isn't Blind (But Pretty Nearsighted) taken from Gyllene's sophomore album Moderna Tider, but was before that the B-side of the 16-weeks-as-#1-single "När vi två blir en." Niklas Strömstedt came up with the title of course. The song has never been performed live, which is kind of sad, since it would've kicked some serious butt. Love came/one afternoon/I was walkin'/along the city's only promenade/Old girlfriends, mistresses/came as from heaven/a parade of angels/But it was someone else/I saw there/someone I've been long keen on/I fell off my sidewalk... #gt40for40


Kärleken är inte blind (Men ganska närsynt)

GT40 for 40. This is #38 of TDR's hand-picked list of songs from Gyllene Tider's career.

Anders med sin kurviga Jaco Pastorius-bas och jag med min mini-Larrivee på terrassen på Capri 1993. Vi spelade in Roxette's Crash! Boom! Bang!-album och drack Brunello i sex veckor. Foto av Lars-Uno Nordin, gladast i hatten.


Friday Fun. Berlin October 2011. Were u there? Pic by Kai-Uwe Heinze.


It’s easier to write a decent song than driving one of these..... Williams F1 anno 2009. Used to be Nico Rosberg's weekend fun. Amazing. /P.



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Sweden's best summer hit is Sommartider by Gyllene Tider! 🌞 🎶 Who would have thought! 🤗 Congrats! ✌ /PP


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Sweden's best summer hit is Sommartider by Gyllene Tider! 🌞 🎶 Who would have thought! 🤗 Congrats! ✌ /PP

GT40 for 40. #39 Vanliga saker (Regular Things): Taken from Gyllene Tider​'s last album, Samma skrot och korn, this was performed the first two concerts in Halmstad. After that it was cut and replaced, unfortunately. A rocky piece, with good lyrics, but an even better melody. It has a sweet Farfisa riff which we love of course! She came from space/And said it was us/I wanted to break the code/So I mumbled "Come inside"/I swayed my Strat/Peaked my pulse/So on my mother's street/She fell, tired/I sang about regular things #gt40for40 http://www.dailyroxette.com/vanliga-saker/


Vanliga saker

GT40 for 40. This is #39 of TDR's hand-picked list of songs from Gyllene Tider's career.

Gyllene Tider’s Sommartider is the best Swedish summer hit

As we already informed you in May, Gyllene Tider was to be on a Swedish TV program, Sveriges Bästa. It was broadcast last night on TV4. Title of the show was ”Sveriges Bästa sommarplåga” (Sweden’s best summer hit). The recordings took place on 22nd May and it was Per, Anders and Micke from the band ... Read more

Had the chance to drive the Williams Formula One car from 2009 yesterday. Wow! Amazing experience. However, no new lap record.....


Tourists in Amsterdam 1989. /P.



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Gyllene Tider on Sveriges Bästa at 20:00 CET, 29th August, TV4! 📺 ”Sveriges Bästa sommarplåga”. 🌞 🎶 /PP https://www.facebook.com/TV4/photos/a.164535273621380/3007983812609831/?type=3


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Busy day in Rox history! 🎶 Today 27 years ago songs from studios, stages, hotelrooms & other strange places were released. 🎶 "Tourism" became Roxette’s 4th studio album. 🎶 Which is your No. 1 ballad and No. 1 uptempo track on the album? 🤗 /PP Listen to Tourism here: https://open.spotify.com/album/6lH7u5QWoRteFLTw5DwG6d


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Gyllene Tider on Sveriges Bästa at 20:00 CET, 29th August, TV4! 📺 ”Sveriges Bästa sommarplåga”. 🌞 🎶 /PP https://www.facebook.com/TV4/photos/a.164535273621380/3007983812609831/?type=3