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Gyllene Tider announce farewell tour and new album!

After 40 glorious years, it seems that the golden times are coming to an end…


Mono Mind – Mind Control – the review

Well then there now, Per Gessle is behind Mono Mind?? Now that’s mind blowing. Who woulda thunk? Per, Christoffer, Clarence and Helena – Dr. Robot, Bright Jones, Rain Davis and Cooky Carter!


Per Gessle’s Birthday present to himself…

Per Gessle Presents Mono Mind – release January 12 when Per turns 60!

TDR Per Gessle Roxette Unofficial Tour Book 2018
TDR presents: Per Gessle’s Roxette’s…

It’s time for Xmas again, and this time The Daily Roxette goes all in with a specially made Xmas present for all of you!


Per and his tour visit rainy Helsinki

HELSINKI – Per Gessle had brought his band to Helsinki, Finland, in the most miserable November weather you can imagine. The concert was originally planned to a larger arena in the neighbouring city of Espoo, but moved and re-scheduled to Kulttuuritalo (Culture House) in the capital.


Per Gessle’s “60 for 60” #per60

It’s Per’s 60th birthday soon so we came up with a most splendid idea. You’ll love this. Again!


SAAB Arena was conquered

LINKÖPING – It was a cold, dark and dreary night, outside. Inside was a totally different melody! Inside the SAAB Arena there was this little pop orchestra setting up shop.


Per rocks Mockba (Moscow)

MOSCOW – The concert in Moscow took place in Crocus City Hall. It seems that musicians and organizers like the cooperation, since all Moscow concerts since 2011 are held here.


The winners of the meet & greet contest

TDR presents, in cooperation with Live Nation and Dimberg Jernberg Management, a meet & greet with Per Gessle.

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RSD, get yours now.Per GesslePer Gessle will release a limited vinyl tribute to The Ramones entitled “I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend” 12th of April! 🎶 Follow the link to pre-order NOW: https://bit.ly/2mA6Uip

– I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend TRIBUTE TO THE RAMO…


Posted 5 days ago

HAND 20 to be released April 12th.Roxette – Have A Nice Day (2LP Gatefold 180g Yellow Vinyl)Roxette celebrates Have A Nice Day, 20th Anniversary. Original CD now released as double vinyl album…


Posted 1 week ago

Happy Birthday, the Man, the Myth, the Drummer – Micke Syd!


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Latest from France and Micke Syd: Two songs almost finished. One ballad and the other a “Gyllene smelling 2+ min rocker”… #gt40


Posted 2 weeks ago

Now this comes as a bit of a shocker – the version of Beating Heart released is not the version from the record! This is clearly a different mix.This mix is flatter and the lyrics are different, plus some harmonies are missing!

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1982!Photos from The Daily Roxette’s post


Posted 3 weeks ago

Happy B-day. Mats MP Persson, 60 today! Here’s to many more!


Posted 3 weeks ago

Regarding the new Gyllene releases, we’ve talked to Per and Cosmos and they say that Tidiga Tider and Andra Tider will be available worldwide no later than after this weekend.


Posted 4 weeks ago

Here we go!Gyllene TiderTvå nya samlingar fyllda med godis från förr finns ute på Spotify nu. Have fun! /P.


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Vol II!Gyllene TiderChips och grill? Näst intill! Så här ser nya samlingen “Andra Tider” ut. Finns på Spotify nu!


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Found this in the vaults! Enjoy! /P.


Per Gessle - Recording No One Makes It On Her Own

Clip from AGM Studios recording Malin My's violin on NOMIOHO, Oct 15 2017. Follow Per Gessle: Website https://www.gessle.com Facebook https://www.facebook.co...


Busy April 12th for Roxette and Per Gessle fans - RoxetteBlog

12th April brings for us fans one surprise after another. First it was announced that Roxette’s 6th studio album, Have a Nice Day will be released as a limited edition 180g yellow double LP gatefold sleeve. It was released only on cassette and CD in 1999, but never on vinyl. Nice way to celebrate ...


Roxette - Have A Nice Day (2LP Gatefold 180g Yellow Vinyl)

Roxette celebrates Have A Nice Day, 20th Anniversary. Original CD now released as double vinyl album...


Busy April 12th for Roxette and Per Gessle fans - RoxetteBlog

12th April brings for us fans one surprise after another. First it was announced that Roxette’s 6th studio album, Have a Nice Day will be released as a limited edition 180g yellow double LP gatefold sleeve. It was released only on cassette and CD in 1999, but never on vinyl. Nice way to celebrate ...

Godmorgon lördag...☀️ Vi lämnar denna fina studio och plats idag för att möta den svenska våren🤗( eller inte) Vi avslutar rapporteringen härnerifrån med några bilder på oss , studion och vår käre producent Christoffer aka @contentchris. Nu återstår lite arbete med plattan, vi lyssnade snabbt igenom allt igårkväll och kom fram till att det finns en hel del smaskens inspelat.🤗🇫🇷🥁 Så nu är det Syd out från Syd-Frankrike, där det ska bli 21+ och sol idag 🇫🇷☀️


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En liten slutrapport från La France🇫🇷🥁🇫🇷🥁🇫🇷☀️☀️. Fantastiska 14 dagar med mina homies❤️. Alla har varit i toppform ! Jag hoppas att ni kommer att gilla det. Fin fredag på er därute ☀️ #gt40 #gyllenetider


Per Gessle will release a limited vinyl tribute to The Ramones entitled "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" 12th of April! 🎶 Follow the link to pre-order NOW: https://bit.ly/2mA6Uip - I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend TRIBUTE TO THE RAMONES (12" VINYL)! Release: 12/4 - CLEAR RED LTD VINYL (500 COPIES) - CLEAR LTD VINYL (500 COPIES) - BUNDLE WITH BOTH COLOURS "Ramones was a huge inspiration when we started our first band “Grape Rock” in 1977. The unbelievable energy, the amazing guitar sound, the cool lyrics and the added touch of surf music floored us totally. Impossible not to fall in love with. In 2002 White Jazz Records was about to make a Ramones tribute album and I was invited to participate. My choice of song was the brilliant “I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend”. I couldn’t stop there so I decided to do two more killer tracks outside the album at the same time. Just for fun. Hey Ho!". -Per Gessle Tracklisting: Side A 1. I wanna be your boyfriende 2. Gimme gimme shock treatment 3. Sheena is a punk rocker Side B B side is with engraving "Per Gessle" sign. Follow the link to pre-order NOW: https://bit.ly/2mA6Uip


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Busy April 12th for Roxette and Per Gessle fans

12th April brings for us fans one surprise after another. First it was announced that Roxette’s 6th studio album, Have a Nice Day will be released as a limited edition 180g yellow double LP gatefold sleeve. It was released only on cassette and CD in 1999, but never on vinyl. Nice way to celebrate the ... Read more

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Per Gessle will release a limited vinyl tribute to The Ramones entitled "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" 12th of April! 🎶 Follow the link to pre-order NOW: https://bit.ly/2mA6Uip - I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend TRIBUTE TO THE RAMONES (12" VINYL)! Release: 12/4 - CLEAR RED LTD VINYL (500 COPIES) - CLEAR LTD VINYL (500 COPIES) - BUNDLE WITH BOTH COLOURS "Ramones was a huge inspiration when we started our first band “Grape Rock” in 1977. The unbelievable energy, the amazing guitar sound, the cool lyrics and the added touch of surf music floored us totally. Impossible not to fall in love with. In 2002 White Jazz Records was about to make a Ramones tribute album and I was invited to participate. My choice of song was the brilliant “I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend”. I couldn’t stop there so I decided to do two more killer tracks outside the album at the same time. Just for fun. Hey Ho!". -Per Gessle Tracklisting: Side A 1. I wanna be your boyfriende 2. Gimme gimme shock treatment 3. Sheena is a punk rocker Side B B side is with engraving "Per Gessle" sign. Follow the link to pre-order NOW: https://bit.ly/2mA6Uip

Per Gessle will release a limited vinyl tribute to The Ramones entitled "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" 12th of April! 🎶 Follow the link to pre-order NOW: https://bit.ly/2mA6Uip - I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend TRIBUTE TO THE RAMONES (12" VINYL)! Release: 12/4 - CLEAR RED LTD VINYL (500 COPIES) - CLEAR LTD VINYL (500 COPIES) - BUNDLE WITH BOTH COLOURS "Ramones was a huge inspiration when we started our first band “Grape Rock” in 1977. The unbelievable energy, the amazing guitar sound, the cool lyrics and the added touch of surf music floored us totally. Impossible not to fall in love with. In 2002 White Jazz Records was about to make a Ramones tribute album and I was invited to participate. My choice of song was the brilliant “I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend”. I couldn’t stop there so I decided to do two more killer tracks outside the album at the same time. Just for fun. Hey Ho!". -Per Gessle Tracklisting: Side A 1. I wanna be your boyfriende 2. Gimme gimme shock treatment 3. Sheena is a punk rocker Side B B side is with engraving "Per Gessle" sign. Follow the link to pre-order NOW: https://bit.ly/2mA6Uip


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Roxette celebrates “Have A Nice Day” 20th Anniversary!💥 🎶 Original CD will be released 12th of April as a double yellow vinyl album. For pre-order: https://lnk.to/HaveANiceDay Having sold more than 80 million records since their formation in 1986, Roxette easily qualifies as one of the world’s biggest and most enduring pop groups. This spring the duo celebrates the 20th anniversary of their “Have A Nice Day” album, which for the first time is released on vinyl—and a double album to boot. It was on February 22, 1999 that Roxette’s eagerly awaited sixth studio album ”Have A Nice Day” landed in record stores, preceded by the single smash ”Wish I Could Fly”. Almost five years had passed since the band’s previous album with new material—”Crash! Boom! Bang!”—was released, but neither Marie Fredriksson nor Per Gessle had been idle during the time in between. The 1995 Roxette compilation album ”Don’t Bore Us—Get To The Chorus” featured newly recorded single hits like “You Don’t Understand Me” and ”June Afternoon”, the Spanish ballad album “Baladas en Espanol” was released in 1996, followed by Per’s international solo debut album ”The World According To Gessle” in 1997—not forgetting that both the two leading Rox stars had become parents during the layoff. No wonder five years went in a snap. New pop landscape It was a competitive Roxette that returned to a pop world where the musical map had been slightly redrawn during the latter part of the 90’s. Roxette’s international break in 1989 paved the way for a new generation of Swedish pop artists, songwriters and producers, and it was a re-born gang of young veterans that returned to pick up the new competition. Per Gessle looks back at the record as a definite highlight in the band’s career: - Song-wise I think ”Have A Nice Day” could be our best album ever, maybe the only one that turned out like I hoped it would. That’s probably because the five-year break allowed enough time for lots of songs to grow—I wrote some of my strongest stuff and Marie’s ”Waiting For The Rain” and ”Beautiful Things” are among the best things she ever made for Roxette. And then we also added some crucial new members to our core team, he says today. ”Have A Nice Day” was recorded in the south of Spain as well as in Stockholm during the best part of 1998, and in many ways recharged the band in the process. Swedish indie producer Michael Ilbert was enlisted as Clarence Öfwerman’s co-producer in order to energize the Roxette sound, and future Roxette producer and musician Christoffer Lundquist also made his debut in the recording team during this time. Yet another million-seller The outcome was an updated Roxette sound and yet another multi-million selling international success. It had taken five years, but 14 songs and 55 minutes of music gave the Roxette fans a lot of goodies to sink their teeth into. The first single ”Wish I Could Fly” became the most played song on European radio in 1999, and the other three singles ”Anyone”, ”Stars” and ”Salvation” also made a mark—not least thanks to spectacular and slightly surrealistic videos by Jonas Åkerlund (”Wish I Could Fly” and ”Anyone”) and Anton Corbijn (”Stars” and ”Salvation”). ”Have A Nice Day” is probably the Roxette album that most consistently and playfully explored new musical territories; techno pop with a children’s choir in ”Stars”, 60’s inspired drama in ”Waiting For The Rain”, guitar ringing power-pop in ”Pay The Price”, not to mention the overlooked minimalistic masterpiece ”Staring At The Ground”. - We were testing a lot of different things on ”Have A Nice Day”, mixing guitar pop ditties with drum machine driven dance beats, also adding more strings than on any previous album. And we’re talking real string sections here. You can tell that it’s recorded by a band with a big budget—maybe too big, he smiles. Logical double album That ”Have A Nice Day” finally is released on vinyl and as a double album is only logical, Per Gessle thinks. - It has many songs and quite a long running time, a fact which in hindsight might have hurt it a bit—the “too much of a good thing” syndrome. Maybe ”Have A Nice Day” always was a double album that somewhat reluctantly was squeezed into a single CD. That’s why I love the double vinyl album format in this re-release. “Have A Nice Day” has come home again. For pre-order: https://lnk.to/HaveANiceDay


Roxette celebrates “Have A Nice Day” 20th Anniversary!💥 🎶 Original CD will be released 12th of April as a double yellow vinyl album. For pre-order: https://lnk.to/HaveANiceDay Having sold more than 80 million records since their formation in 1986, Roxette easily qualifies as one of the world’s biggest and most enduring pop groups. This spring the duo celebrates the 20th anniversary of their “Have A Nice Day” album, which for the first time is released on vinyl—and a double album to boot. It was on February 22, 1999 that Roxette’s eagerly awaited sixth studio album ”Have A Nice Day” landed in record stores, preceded by the single smash ”Wish I Could Fly”. Almost five years had passed since the band’s previous album with new material—”Crash! Boom! Bang!”—was released, but neither Marie Fredriksson nor Per Gessle had been idle during the time in between. The 1995 Roxette compilation album ”Don’t Bore Us—Get To The Chorus” featured newly recorded single hits like “You Don’t Understand Me” and ”June Afternoon”, the Spanish ballad album “Baladas en Espanol” was released in 1996, followed by Per’s international solo debut album ”The World According To Gessle” in 1997—not forgetting that both the two leading Rox stars had become parents during the layoff. No wonder five years went in a snap. New pop landscape It was a competitive Roxette that returned to a pop world where the musical map had been slightly redrawn during the latter part of the 90’s. Roxette’s international break in 1989 paved the way for a new generation of Swedish pop artists, songwriters and producers, and it was a re-born gang of young veterans that returned to pick up the new competition. Per Gessle looks back at the record as a definite highlight in the band’s career: - Song-wise I think ”Have A Nice Day” could be our best album ever, maybe the only one that turned out like I hoped it would. That’s probably because the five-year break allowed enough time for lots of songs to grow—I wrote some of my strongest stuff and Marie’s ”Waiting For The Rain” and ”Beautiful Things” are among the best things she ever made for Roxette. And then we also added some crucial new members to our core team, he says today. ”Have A Nice Day” was recorded in the south of Spain as well as in Stockholm during the best part of 1998, and in many ways recharged the band in the process. Swedish indie producer Michael Ilbert was enlisted as Clarence Öfwerman’s co-producer in order to energize the Roxette sound, and future Roxette producer and musician Christoffer Lundquist also made his debut in the recording team during this time. Yet another million-seller The outcome was an updated Roxette sound and yet another multi-million selling international success. It had taken five years, but 14 songs and 55 minutes of music gave the Roxette fans a lot of goodies to sink their teeth into. The first single ”Wish I Could Fly” became the most played song on European radio in 1999, and the other three singles ”Anyone”, ”Stars” and ”Salvation” also made a mark—not least thanks to spectacular and slightly surrealistic videos by Jonas Åkerlund (”Wish I Could Fly” and ”Anyone”) and Anton Corbijn (”Stars” and ”Salvation”). ”Have A Nice Day” is probably the Roxette album that most consistently and playfully explored new musical territories; techno pop with a children’s choir in ”Stars”, 60’s inspired drama in ”Waiting For The Rain”, guitar ringing power-pop in ”Pay The Price”, not to mention the overlooked minimalistic masterpiece ”Staring At The Ground”. - We were testing a lot of different things on ”Have A Nice Day”, mixing guitar pop ditties with drum machine driven dance beats, also adding more strings than on any previous album. And we’re talking real string sections here. You can tell that it’s recorded by a band with a big budget—maybe too big, he smiles. Logical double album That ”Have A Nice Day” finally is released on vinyl and as a double album is only logical, Per Gessle thinks. - It has many songs and quite a long running time, a fact which in hindsight might have hurt it a bit—the “too much of a good thing” syndrome. Maybe ”Have A Nice Day” always was a double album that somewhat reluctantly was squeezed into a single CD. That’s why I love the double vinyl album format in this re-release. “Have A Nice Day” has come home again. For pre-order: https://lnk.to/HaveANiceDay


Still in France trying to work.


HAND 20 to be released April 12th.


Roxette - Have A Nice Day (2LP Gatefold 180g Yellow Vinyl)

Roxette celebrates Have A Nice Day, 20th Anniversary. Original CD now released as double vinyl album...

TUESDAY UPDATE: Great leftover from Joyride, THE SWEET HELLO, THE SAD GOODBYE. I always loved this song but it didn't make the album due to too many songs and limited output in those days (CD + LP). We hade Bassflow to do a remix two thousand years later and it turned out like this. Me = like!!! /P. PS. Check out the original version as well. That's how it sounded in 1991!!! /P.


Roxette - The Sweet Hello, The Sad Goodbye (Bassflow Remake Long Version)

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BREAKING NEWS !! Det har smugit sig in en katt bland hermelinerna, eller rättare sagt en annan Farfisa i Fritzons liv. Vi andra anade ingenting, men plötsligt stod hon där. Redo att leverera spröda italienska toner. Jag tog det som en personlig sak att reda ut med den ansvarige för detta häpnadsväckande tilltag. Så kolla gärna in filmen med Gyro Fritzons förklaring till den nya orgelet i hans liv. Fortsättning följer, plattan är ju inte färdiginspelad än. 🤗🇫🇷 #plötsligthänderdet #fritzonsfarfisor


Här är bildbevisen 🤗


Photos from Gyllene Tider's post

Happy Birthday, the Man, the Myth, the Drummer - Micke Syd!


Syd & Lund in France.


Helloings måndag !! Lägesrapport numero trois från Provence...🇫🇷🇫🇷🥁🎸 Vi har grymt kul, det går som tåget so far. Underbart väder och miljö. ☀️☀️ Låt nr 11 ligger i pipelinen och vi har fått nya härliga inslag i våra låtar tack vare Ackes datorwizardry 👊🏻🤗 Daniel och Julien tar hand om oss med den äran, och Glenn & Doug serverar mat och dryck som pockar på träningsläger vid hemkomst🤗.🏋🏻‍♂️ Coz we,re worth it 🤗🇫🇷 #gt40 #gyllenetider #sydisydfrankrike☀️


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SUNDAY NIGHT FEVER. Yep, this one was written for the movie "Hocus Pocus" (starring Bette Midler if I remember things right) but in the end the producers wanted an En Vogue-track instead to be the main theme. So we wound up in the Super Mario Bros-movie (starring Dennis Hopper and Bob Hoskins) instead. That's why the "Hocus Pocus"-reference are in the lyrics. Ain't life strange? Enjoy, folks! /P.


Roxette - Almost Unreal (Official Video)

Music video by Roxette performing Almost Unreal. https://www.facebook.com/RealRoxette/ https://www.roxette.se

THE FRENCH CONNECTION. Fotbollskör på g?


Fredagsjam i studion. Ha en härlig helg!


Playing a very complicated guitar riff down in France. Phew! Chris is looking forward to the moules. /P.