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Roxette – Church of Your Heart – www.roxette.se

Roxette – Church of Your Heart – www.roxette.se

NOTP tour: Rotterdam, November 22, #20

We need your help. Each and every concert will have a such topic. If you find something connected with this particular gig, post it in the comment section. Thanks for your help and cooperation! Photos: Per Gessle’s comments: Afternoon delight at the Ahoy. Nice. Great crowd. Thanx everyone. The evening’s off, any suggestions asks Pelle […]


2009: Roxette at "Night of the Proms"

Ahoy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Recording of the new Roxette album in Rotterdam.

It’s happening, it’s happening! Per tells on November 23: Marie is doing guide vox on a couple of new songs in Chris’ room. Sounds fab. Everybody’s motivated/happy. Tonight it’s jolly Ahoy #6!!!

Us with Toots! Toots is the man. Chris pantsless... The new haircut. Per's drug stash.

Roxette – Clarence is getting a haircut – www.roxette.se

Roxette – Marie warming up backstage – www.roxette.se

Roxette – Happy Birthday Clarence! – www.roxette.se

Roxette – Per stalking Marie backstage – www.roxette.se

Roxette – Following Marie on stage – www.roxette.se

Roxette – Ahoy, ohoy, oboy, oh no? – www.roxette.se

Roxette – Great show tonight, Marie? – www.roxette.se

Roxette – View from the stage -19 nov 2009 – www.roxette.se

Roxette – In the dressing room – wwww.roxette.se

Roxette – In the dressing room – wwww.roxette.se

Roxette – Best gig so far? – www.roxette.se

Roxette – Marijuana on the roof – www.roxette.se

Roxette – AGM studios – www.roxette.se

NOTP tour: the live album tracklist

According to Amazon.de the tracklist for the latest “Night of the Proms” album which will be released on December 4 [there is some kind of delay, I think] looks like this: 1. Il Novecento / Fine Fleur – Nox Argentea 2. Heaven 17 – Let Me Go 3. Katona Twins – Scarlatti’s Metamorphosis 4. Christina […]

NOTP tour: Rotterdam, November 21, #19

We need your help. Each and every concert will have a such topic. If you find something connected with this particular gig, post it in the comment section. Thanks for your help and cooperation! Photos: (taken by sarahdenrara, posted on Twitter) pkaak’s gallery Per Gessle’s comments: Time out between sets in Rotterdam. Great great crowd […]


2009: Roxette at "Night of the Proms"

Ahoy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands



2009: Roxette at "Night of the Proms"

Ahoy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands



2009: Roxette at "Night of the Proms"

Ahoy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


NOTP tour: Rotterdam, November 18, #16

We need your help. Each and every concert will have a such topic. If you find something connected with this particular gig, post it in the comment section. Thanks for your help and cooperation! Photos: Getty Images Per Gessle’s comments: Back in Ahoy/Rotterdam. It’s been a while. Haven’t played here since 94… Great crowd last […]


2009: Roxette at "Night of the Proms"

Ahoy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Party crasher: review on AllMusic.com & Canadian release

We were informed that AllMusic.com published quite favourable review of Gessle “Party crasher”. Suprisingly, the album seems to be released in Canada on Sony BMG Music lable. We do not know if it is the same version as it was published in United Kingdom or is it something different. Thanks to roxtexanet at TDR for […]

NOTP tour: Live album in production

As tour producer Jan Vereecke writes on his blog, they have been busy with mixing of the tracks for the German NOTP CD in the last days. The master is now on it’s way into production. They want the CD to be on sale at the German shows themselves, that means from November 27 – […]


Per Gessle has joined Facebook, finally.



The Daily Roxette meets Per at Night of the Proms

ARNHEM (Updated) –
On Friday the 13th of November, the Daily Roxette joined Roxette at the Gelredome in Arnhem for a wonderful night. During the first half of the Night of the Proms, a Swedish symphony called ‘Midsommarvaka’ magically changed into the first string arrangements of ‘Wish I Could Fly’. After the stunning synergy between Roxette and Il Novecento, the presenter of the evening promised more Roxette during the second half. In the intermission, The Daily Roxette had an exclusive interview with the Man himself.
Update: click here for a fullscreen slideshow
First of all, welcome back in Holland Per! How does it feel to be back so soon after the concert in Amsterdam earlier this year?
It was a different story. But it was great, of course, coming here with Marie, Jonas and everything else – it’s cool, yeah. And we look forward to having these seven nights in a row in Rotterdam. I remember playing in Ahoy before. It’s a great crowd.
So what are your feelings about the Proms, since it’s such a bizarre thing on its own?
It is. Very much so. It’s impossible to understand, unless you see it for yourself. You have to really be a part of it to understand it. It’s really hard to describe to friends at home what we are actually doing – it’s fun, it’s great! It’s also a great step. I think it’s a very clever move of Marie, instead of doing a full tour or a full concert. She’s not ready to do those things. With Night of the Proms you share the responsibility with other artists, and you're just doing your four or five songs. And we're doing lots of shows, so she's getting back into the concert mode.


Per Gessle is on Facebook!

It is no secret anymore. Per Gessle created his own, long-awaited account on Facebook. You can become his “internet friend” as well as write few words to the Man. Just don’t overdo with sending him messages or videos!

Live at Cirkus on P4.

As we informed previously, the broadcast of Per Gessle’s concert in Cirkus, Stockholm, due to technical difficulties, was moved from October 24 till November 14. Now the concert is available over the internet and we were informed that this is a compilation of two-day recordings, so listen to it carefully! LISTEN