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  ★ TDR Archive for June, 2000


RoxAttaq planned to support U.S. releases

Thanks primarily to the work of Steven Howlett (who happens to be in the U.K.) there is now a site set up to coordinate the efforts of fans to promote Roxette in the United States. Read the full story...


Marie appears live at Allsång på Skansen tonight

Marie will sing live this evening at "Allsang på Skansen". Patrik Isaksson will join her on stage to sing "Det Som Var Nu". Read the full story...


Screenshots from Marie’s TV appearance posted online

Judith and Jenny's digicam have brought us a very nice set of pictures from yesterday's Allsång på Skansen. Read the full story...


Managing director leaves Per’s hotel

Managing director Per Bengtsson is leaving Hotel Tylöhus, owned by Per Gessle and entrepreneur Björn Nordstrand. Read the full story...


Expressen: Marie and Patrik were a success

Today's Expressen praises the duet of Marie Fredriksson and Patrik Isaksson performed during the Allsång på Skansen TV show yesterday. Read the full story...


Marie surprised at album success

Marie's compilation album "Äntligen [Bästa 1984-2000]" has now been on the Swedish album chart's Top 10 for 12 weeks. Read the full story...


Per’s music inaugurates bridge linking Sweden and Denmark

As we reported earlier, Per was asked to write music for the opening of Öresundsbron, the bridge connecting Sweden and Denmark. Read the full story...


Spanish language mailing list, RoxSpain, starts up

A group of people from the English-language Roxette mailing list have started a mailing list for all Spanish fans. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider releases 90s compilation

The Official Roxette Fanclub has contacted Per, because there have been rumors circulating over a new Gyllene Tider release. Read the full story...


“Wish I Could Fly” to hit American airwaves in mid-July

Promotional copies of "Wish I Could Fly" are being sent to U.S. Top 40 and Adult Contemporary radio stations with the target "hit" date of July 18th. Read the full story...


Billboard’s columnist comments on Roxette

Billboard's columnist and well-known friend of Swedish music, Fred Bronson, commented on the importance of Roxette's new US record deal in his weekly online Chart Beat Chat. Read the full story...


The Daily Roxette goes dot.com

The URL of The Daily Roxette is now more convenient: www2.dailyroxette.com. All the old links will still function, but please update your bookmarks anyway. Read the full story...


Fanclub not sending tickets to orderers

The Official Roxette Fanclub members who ordered their tickets from the fanclub's exclusive service and paid for the delivery, are not going to get tickets mailed to their homes. Read the full story...


Edel America to launch new Website in July

Fans have wondered why Edel America Records hasn't yet mentioned Roxette on their Website. Read the full story...


Brainpool working on a rock opera

According to Expressen, the band Brainpool has been working on a rock opera for 6 months already. Read the full story...


Sverige – Marie’s opening act

The Daily Roxette finally managed to get some more information on the band Sverige which will be the opening act on Marie's summer tour, as we first mentioned in an earlier report. Read the full story...


Roxette mentioned on VH1 Website

The following paragraph is part of a news column written by C. Bottomley that appeared in the "The Wire" section of VH1.com: Roxette are back! Read the full story...


EMI Sweden to release “Det Som Var Nu” as single

Marie's successful duet with Patrik Isaksson, "Det Som Var Nu," will be released to radio on July 19th, and available in stores at the end of July. Read the full story...


Music industry finds ‘Net to be both boon and threat

MP3s, Napster, and other Internet file-trading programs were supposed to cannibalize retail music sales and destroy the recording industry. Read the full story...


Marie campaign site becomes “tour guide”

The site that was originally used to mount a successful campaign encouraging Marie to go on tour, has now evolved into a kind of "tour guide." The site intends to help fans with their travel plans, and especially be a place where fans interested in meeting other fans can post their messages. Read the full story...


Marie is featured Artist of the Month at EMI.se

Marie is currently the Artist of the Month (Artister Månadens Artist) on EMI Sweden's Website. Read the full story...


Billboard reveals more details of US album

Edel America Records (EAR) has announced a U.S. licensing deal for Swedish pop duo Roxette. Read the full story...


Newscorp Music and Edel joining forces

Billboard magazine reports that the record label interests of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp (now called Newscorp Music Group, NCM) and Edel Music have signed an alliance to work on recorded music and Internet opportunities. Read the full story...


Read The Daily Roxette anytime, anywhere!

TDR's mobile edition for Windows CE handhelds, Pocket PC's and Palm Connected organizers is now available. Read the full story...


Marie down to #5

Marie's album "Äntligen [Bästa 1984-2000]" dropped 4 spots to #5 on the album sales charts in Sweden this week. Read the full story...


roxette.org is online again

roxette.org has been re-opened after 3 weeks of maintenance. The site has a new design and a new search engine. Read the full story...


Per: “My lyrics were pathetic”

The members of Gyllene Tider tell about the recently published old demo tracks in Aftonbladet. Read the full story...


Sverige to be Marie’s opening act

EMA Telstar has announced the opening act for Marie's summer tour concerts: Sverige. Read the full story...


Marie joins Eva Dahlgren’s birthday party

The Swedish singer Eva Dahlgren celebrates her 40th birthday today. According to Expressen, Eva and her closest friends, including Marie Fredriksson and Marie's husband Micke Bolyos, will have a big birthday party tonight "in a secret place". Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider chat log online, fans disappointed

The transcription of Gyllene Tider's yesterday chat is now on Aftonbladet's website. They have also published a new, but very blurry photo of Gyllene Tider. Read the full story...


Chat with Gyllene Tider now!

The chat with the members Gyllene Tider has begun on Aftonbladet's site. To access the chat, type your name in the text field and press "Börja chatta" button. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider chats today, old demos released on the Net

Two songs by Gyllene Tider never released before will be available for download on Aftonbladet's web site this afternoon. Read the full story...