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  ★ TDR Archive for January, 2003


Gessle to take Gyllene Tider for a spin?

STOCKHOLM - Next year Gyllene Tider turns 25. Today The Daily Roxette can reveal the group’s plans of a reunion, all according to Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet. Read the full story...


Groove Coverage forced to turn over 50% of royalties

Per Gessle's lawyers have certainly been busy lately. In two cases related to copyright infringement, decisions have been reached: Gessle vs. Read the full story...


King presents medals to Per and Marie at palace ceremony

STOCKHOLM - Although there was a great deal of uncertainty as to whether or not Marie Fredriksson would be able to attend, it was both members of Roxette who arrived at the Royal Palace here this afternoon to receive medals from His Majesty, the King of Sweden. Read the full story...


Marie to attend the ceremony

STOCKHOLM - "Due to the information in today's Expressen we hereby deny the info given strongly," says Marie through her manager Marie Dimberg. Read the full story...


Gessle’s work with Lisa L results in “Rainclouds” forecast in France

FRANCE - Per Gessle’s collaboration with Swedish singer/songwriter Lisa Lindebergh resulted in a song called "Rainclouds" which received a French lyric and the title "Depuis La Nuit des Temps."   This song has been recorded by the French group "What For" and has just been released. Read the full story...


Track listing for “The Pop Hits” revealed

STOCKHOLM - Here's the interesting track listing for the upcoming "The Pop Hits" compilation CD. Read the full story...


“Breathe” demo to appear on “‘Nox” maxi-single

STOCKHOLM - The Tits&Ass demo version of "Breathe" will be included as the third track on the maxi-single version of "Opportunity Nox" when it is released on February 24th (EMI 7243 -5518972). Read the full story...


Per and Marie to get Medal from the King of Sweden!

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - This Friday, January 31, Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson will receive the King's Medal of the Eighth Size with Royal Blue Ribbon, from His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, the King of Sweden. Read the full story...


Airplay for “Opportunity Nox” to begin this week in Germany

STOCKHOLM - German radio listeners will get a chance to hear the new Roxette single "Opportunity Nox" a week earlier than the rest of Europe as the song is being released for airplay in Germany tomorrow, January 27th. Read the full story...


Gessle makes big profit on Hotell Tylösand

STOCKHOLM - Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet reveals today that Per Gessle's hotel made a profit of 27 million kronor ($3.2 million) last year. Read the full story...


Per Gessle writes for Rikard Wolff

STOCKHOLM - Per Gessle has contributed the music to one of the songs featured on Rikard Wolff's upcoming album. Read the full story...


Popcorn stars join raspberry hearts on “Hits” series CDs

STOCKHOLM - It's raspberries and… popcorn! A star made of popcorn will adorn the covers of "The Pop Hits" CDs – joining the heart made of raspberries used for "The Ballad Hits" collection. Read the full story...


Possible EMI merger heats up

CANNES - At this year's Midem music industry conference on the French Riviera, music executives have been actively speculating over a possible, future merger concerning Roxette's record label EMI. Read the full story...


Brits once again get to listen to new Roxette material

LONDON - Roxette's "A Thing About You" single has hit the airwaves in the United Kingdom and the "The Ballad Hits" CD it is intended to promote is slated for a February 3rd release — just before Valentine's Day on February 14th. Read the full story...


“Opportunity Nox” on your door on February 3rd

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - Roxette's new single, "Opportunity Nox," (EMI 7243-5518972) will be hitting the European airwaves on February 3rd. Read the full story...


Discography competition: winners announced!

The three winners of our Roxette discography book competition have been chosen and they are: Chris Oriet, Canada Marc de Kort, The Netherlands Angela Nußbaum, Germany We will contact the winners directly. Read the full story...


The Ballad Hits is climbing the German Albumcharts again

GERMANY - Roxette's new album release is once again climbing the German Album Charts. Read the full story...