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  ★ TDR Archive for August, 2000


Marie received her award from Halland Academy

Marie received in yesterday's ceremony a 100,000-SEK award from Halland Academy. The award was given to three people from Halland county because of their efforts to promote their home county. Read the full story...


Back pain forced Per to start training

Per will leave for the US promotional tour in better shape than ever. Read the full story...


“Wish I Could Fly” premieres on US chart

29 with a bullet! Radio and Records, a weekly industry newspaper, reports that Roxette's "Wish I Could Fly" is the 29th most played song on adult contemporary (AC) radio stations this week. Read the full story...


New Roxette album inspired by William Orbit

Per says in FLT's interview published in Hallandposten, that some of the songs recorded for the forthcoming Roxette album sound almost like those of the producer guru William Orbit. Read the full story...


Roxette to have promotional website for the USA

Edel America's new website reveals that Roxette will have a site for promoting the band's releases and mini tour in the States. Read the full story...


Roxette to have 10 acoustic concerts in September, new album in March

Roxette is going to have a 10-concert promotional tour in the USA next month. Read the full story...


Per’s Net company seeks for publicity

In early June, TDR reported about Per's investment in a company specialized in Internet consulting, called Fame Studios. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider reunites for TV4’s 10th anniversary

The Swedish TV4 celebrates their 10th anniversary this year. In their big birthday gala, they will have live performances from every artist who has won "song of the year" Grammis in the 90s. Read the full story...


Edel America publishes their website

At long last, Edel America has updated their site, featuring a nice little section on Roxette and some great Flash stuff. Read the full story...


First details on Roxette’s US promotional tour

Here are further details on Roxette's US promotional tour. Arrangements are still being made, and all information is subject to change. Read the full story...


Roxette to perform at Virgin Times Square

The U.S. release of Roxette's greatest hits album will be launched at the Virgin Megastore in Times Square, New York, on Wednesday, September 27, and the record label, along with Per and Marie, want you to be there. Read the full story...


Rain, mosquitos, and smaller than expected crowds fail to spoil Marie’s personal enjoyment of Äntligen tour

In an exclusive interview with The Daily Roxette prior to one of her last concerts, Marie indicated that she had been delighted with the friendly, enthusiastic crowds and thought that the concert tour was one of the highlights of her career. Read the full story...


Video added to Rolling Stone website

A streaming video version of "Wish I Could Fly" has been added to the Rolling Stone magazine website in the Videos section. Read the full story...


NY Attorney General leads charge against CD price fixing

Twenty-eight states filed suit Tuesday against the five biggest record companies and two music retailing giants, accusing them of conspiring to fix CD prices. Read the full story...


Marie live recordings to appear on video, DVD, TV4?

Mikael Bolyos, husband of Marie and the leader of her summer tour band, has revealed that the live recording of Marie's Stockholm concert will be released on both DVD and VHS. Read the full story...


Roxette to play live in Boston festival

Roxette will be playing live on stage in the USA for the first time since their Joyride world tour in the early 90s. Read the full story...


2000: Marie Fredriksson's "Äntligen" tour

Grindstugans, Uppsala, Sweden



2000: Marie Fredriksson's "Äntligen" tour

Parken Zoo, Eskilstuna, Sweden



2000: Marie Fredriksson's "Äntligen" tour

Sjohistoriska museet, Stockholm, Sweden



2000: Marie Fredriksson's "Äntligen" tour

Folketspark, Ornskoldsvik, Sweden



Fan publishes concert diary on the Net

Simon Gledhill, a fan of Marie also known as simes or essjaygee, has dedicated a site to Marie's summer tour. Read the full story...


Marie thanks her fans on the Internet

Judith, the originator of the highly successful petition for asking Marie to go on tour, has published a message from Marie. Read the full story...


Marie as the cover girl of Finnair’s in-flight magazine

"Soaking up the summer with Marie Fredriksson" says the front cover of June-July issue of Blue Wings, Finnair's in-flight magazine. Read the full story...


2000: Marie Fredriksson's "Äntligen" tour

Mariebergsskogen, Karlstad, Sweden



2000: Marie Fredriksson's "Äntligen" tour

Boulognerskogen, Skovde, Sweden



2000: Marie Fredriksson's "Äntligen" tour

Sjoangen, Eksjo, Sweden



2000: Marie Fredriksson's "Äntligen" tour

Evedal, Vaxjo, Sweden



Patrik Isaksson guest star in Stockholm concert

We've received some unconfirmed tidbits about Marie's tour. Marie herself has said that Patrik Isaksson will be special guest star in Stockholm concert next week. Read the full story...