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  ★ TDR Archive for April, 2003


EMI permits downloading and burning of 140,000 tracks

LONDON - EMI Recorded Music announced plans yesterday for the biggest European music download initiative by a record company in Europe to date. Read the full story...


Copies of “Look Sharp!” surface with “new” cover

NEW YORK (UPDATED) - Jewel case packages of "Look Sharp!" are on sale in the United States where, by mistake, the cover booklet was inserted reverse-side-up and the now-classic Mikael Jansson photographic image of Marie and Per lounging against a black limo – along with their "autographs" – shows through as the cover art. Read the full story...


“The Ballad Hits” finally hit the U.S.

NEW YORK (UPDATED) - Without any fanfare – and at retail stores at least, totally overwhelmed by the hype surrounding the release of Madonna's new album – "The Ballad Hits" was finally released in the United States today. Read the full story...


Expressen refuses to pay damages

STOCKHOLM - Peter Danowsky, legal counselor for the Swedish tabloid newspaper Expressen, has now replied to Marie Fredriksson's claim against the paper. Read the full story...


“Pop Hits” to be released in Australia and UK

MELBOURNE/STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - EMI Australia claims that "The Pop Hits" will be released in Australia on April 21. Read the full story...


Per chats in København

COPENHAGEN - Chat transcript from Jubii. While the questions have been translated from Swedish and Danish, Per's replies are in his original English. Read the full story...


Per Gessle appears on TV sports segment

COPENHAGEN - Per Gessle was on the sports news this evening.   Having spent the entire day in Denmark doing promotion (such as interviews with different newspapers like EkstraBladet and BT), Per met with a Danish former (almost) Formula 1 driver (he was in an accident and became paralysed from the waist down). Read the full story...


Marie sends message of thanks to fans

SYDNEY - Marie recently sent another message directly to the fans… Dear Marie Davis and all my fans,   How can I thank you enough for your kind thoughts and wonderful care during my illness. Read the full story...


Per to chat live with fans in Denmark

COPENHAGEN - Tomorrow, Tuesday, you have the opportunity to chat live with Per Gessle himself! Read the full story...


Roxette’s joyride began 14 years ago this week

NEW YORK - It was 14 years ago this week that Roxette's rise to international stardom became official — that was the week that "The Look" hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Read the full story...


“Pop Hits” turns gold in Brazil after only two days

RIO DE JANEIRO - Success stories are coming out of Brazil where EMI is reporting that "The Pop Hits" turned gold in only two days and that "The Ballad Hits" is now 'double golden.' Our best information is that gold means 50,000 copies sold. Read the full story...