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Roxette to perform at BRAVO’s 50th anniversary show

Roxette will be one of the three headline acts of BRAVO magazine's 50-year gala this fall. Read the full story...


Video for “One Wish” to include some animation

STOCKHOLM - Aftonbladet reports about the recording of the new video for "One Wish" today.   Marie explains that she is longing to release this song. Read the full story...


Tears and tantrums for Rox20

EDITOR'S NOTE - The following opinion piece by Neil Currran is indicative of the maelstrom of mostly negative comments that we've received today, mostly about the track listing for the upcoming Rox Box. Read the full story...


The sleeve of “One Wish” is out

STOCKHOLM - What is assumed to be the sleeve of Roxette's upcoming new single "One Wish" has appeared on the Internet. Read the full story...


Tracklists of “Hits” and the Rox box

STOCKHOLM - The Daily Roxette has received the final tracklists of Roxette's "Hits" (or rather "A Collection of Roxette Hits - Their 20 Greatest Songs") and the Rox Box. Read the full story...


Marie Fredriksson performed with Pugh in Stockholm yesterday

STOCKHOLM - Swedish artist Pugh Rogefeldt gave a concert in Tantogården in Stockholm yesterday night and counted with a special guest: Marie Fredriksson, who joined him on stage to sing "Här kommer natten" and "Guldgruva" during the encore. Read the full story...

Roxette celebrates the 20th Anniversary with the new single "One Wish" and with the album "Roxette Hits."

Roxette celebrates the 20th Anniversary with the new single "One Wish" and with the album "Roxette Hits."


Roxette celebrate 20th anniversary with new single “One Wish”

STOCKHOLM - The Daily Roxette received the following press release this morning:   Roxette celebrates 20th Anniversary with a new single, a greatest hits and the definitive box set. Read the full story...


Per’s automobile collection draws attention once again

STOCKHOLM - The King of Sweden and Per Gessle have a common passion: collecting automobiles.   Jonnie Wistrand of Dagens Industri put together a list of the cars owned by Swedish celebrities, some of whom drive rather ordinary cars, while others – like Per and the King – own several high-priced sports cars.   Per's automobiles include a Mercedes S500 (1999); Ferrari 599 GTB (2006); Ferrari 550 Barchetta (2001); Ferrari F430 F1 (2005); and a Porsche Cayenne Turbo (2004).   King Carl XVI Gustaf's collection includes a Pontiac Tempest GTO Convertible (1966); De Tomaso Pantera (1971); Ferrari 456 MGT (1999); AC Cobra (1966); Porsche 911 Carrera Coupé (1987); Porsche 911 T Targa (1973); Volvo PV 60 (1946); Ford Mustang Shelby (1966); and a BMW M3 CSL (2003). Read the full story...


Gessle to write book about his life

STOCKHOLM - Per Gessle is going to write book about his life. Now the truth behind the rows with Gyllene Tider, his love to Åsa and success with Marie Fredriksson may become public. Read the full story...


Per Gessle reveals upcoming releases; RoxBox to include MTV Unplugged

STOCKHOLM - In response to several rumors on the releases of the "Rox Box" and "Greatest Hits," Per Gessle tells The Daily Roxette that there will be the following releases: One standard CD with 20 tracks + a 12-page booklet. Read the full story...


Per’s mother, sister and nephew exhibit their artwork

KUNGSBACKA - Per's mother Elisabeth, sister Gunilla and nephew Christofer Loneberg are currently exhibiting their artwork at Tjolöholms Slott, a beautiful manor house here built in the Elizabethan style. Read the full story...


EMI joins legal P2P service Mashboxx

By Nate Mook   Mashboxx, a legal peer-to-peer (P2P) system founded by former Grokster CEO Wayne Rosso, announced Friday it had signed an agreement with music label EMI to license its digital library, including songs from Roxette. Read the full story...