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  ★ TDR Archive for August, 2002


More Roxette hits on VH-1 tonight

Tonight at 1:30 a.m., VH-1 Europe will broadcast another classic Greatest Hits show featuring six or seven of Roxette's catalogue of hits. Read the full story...


“A Thing About You” not (yet) on the Proms playlist

ANTWERP - The upcoming new single, "A Thing About You," is not scheduled to be performed during Roxette's time on stage during the Night of the Proms concerts, at least not at the moment. Read the full story...


Aftonbladet calls Åkerlund Roxette’s third member

STOCKHOLM - Jonas Åkerlund is referred to as Roxette's third member in Sunday's edition of the Swedish tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet because when Per and Marie release a new album, Jonas seems to always somehow be involved. Read the full story...


More peas please: Follow-up CD to be called “Power Peas”

STOCKHOLM - Having tweaked the idea a bit, Roxette and EMI have changed the title of the second of the two upcoming compilation albums. Read the full story...


“Night of the Proms” tour extended

Additional concert dates continue to be added to the "Night of the Proms" tour, making this the biggest year yet for this concert series: Wednesday, 20 November, Rotterdamn (Ahoy) Thursday, 19 December, Dortmund (Westfalenhalle) (chairs only) Saturday, 21 December, Cologne (Kölnarena) (chairs only) Sunday, 22 December, Hamburg (Color Line Arena) (chairs only) For a complete list of tour dates, see the Night of the Proms website. Read the full story...


Like peas in a pod, Roxette songs lined up for public consumption

STOCKHOLM - EMI Sweden and Roxette's management issued this release today (somewhat strangely, in Swedish). Read the full story...


Tracklisting announced for “Love Peas: The Ballad Hits”

STOCKHOLM - The tracklisting for the new compilation album, which will be titled "Love Peas: The Ballad Hits," was released by EMI today and published on Roxette's own website. Read the full story...


Gessle plans to release new solo album

HALMSTAD - Roxette is coming out soon with two compilation albums, but Per Gessle is thinking of releasing a solo album too. Read the full story...


Per suggests taking Roxette on tour – next summer!

HALMSTAD - "Night of the Proms" aside, Per Gessle wants to take Roxette out on tour again soon, probably next summer, according to a report published today in several Swedish newpapers. Read the full story...


“Breathe” is title of other new song on “Ballad Hits”

STOCKHOLM - "Breathe" is the title of the other new song that – along with "A Thing About You" – will appear on Roxette´s upcoming compilation album, "The Ballad Hits." The album is set to be released on November 4th. Read the full story...


Power pop compilation coming in spring

STOCKHOLM - In addition to the ballad compilation in the autumn of this year, Roxette is releasing a collection of their greatest power pop songs in the spring of 2003. Read the full story...


Per: “New ballad untypical for Roxette”

STOCKHOLM - According to Per, the new ballad from Roxette, "A Thing About You", will be untypical for Roxette. Read the full story...


“Sommartider”: The best summer song in Sweden

STOCKHOLM - The listeners of Swedish radio station Mix Megapol have voted "Sommartider" as the best summer song in Sweden ever. Read the full story...