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  ★ TDR Archive for January, 2020

Per Gessle interview on P4 Extra – ”There were so many Maries”

Swedish Radio P4 Extra did an interview with Per Gessle on 25th January, the day when the tribute concert was broadcast on TV. You can listen to it HERE. It starts at 34:10 and lasts until 54:38. The program leader, Svjetlana Pastuhovic asks Per about the tribute event and if it was like a farewell. ... Read more


Memories of Marie

Working for EMI Music, I was very fortunate to have been Roxette’s US video executive from the beginning of their discovery in the states through their ascent to international superstars. Like so many who loved and admired Marie, I was left stunned and brokenhearted in the wake of her passing. During the hours, days and weeks that followed, I have tried to process her loss with pictures, memories and thoughts of the very real and talented person that was Marie Fredriksson. Read the full story...


Marie Fredriksson honored during Grammys broadcast

LOS ANGELES – One of the most emotional segments of the 62nd annual Grammy Awards broadcast live from Staples Center Sunday night was the “In Memoriam” reel honoring those in the music industry we lost this past year.  Read the full story...

An evening for Marie Fredriksson

Gothenburg, Sweden, 20th January 2020. Stora Teatern. I don’t know how many times I was walking past this theatre over the years whenever I was in Gothenburg. Since I’m a fan of theatres, I sometimes checked the schedule outside on the wall to see what plays they have to offer. I never thought that it ... Read more

Radio interview with Per Gessle about Marie Fredriksson – ”I’ve always thought she is a sister to me, it has always been so.”

Studio Ett on Swedish radio did an interview with Per Gessle after last night’s ”En kväll för Marie Fredriksson” event at Stora Teatern in Göteborg. You can judge by Per’s voice and reactions that he is still very much under the effect of what happened. Both last night and on 9th December. It was the ... Read more


En kväll för Marie Fredriksson in Gothenburg

GOTHENBURG - Around 200 specially invited guests and a few paying ones saw the recording of the tribute "En kväll för Marie Fredriksson" at Stora Teatern in Gothenburg last night. Read the full story...

More artists confirmed for the concert: Lasse Lindbom, Eva Dahlgren, Petra Marklund and Agnes.

Per Gessle’s surprise release on his birthday

Per decided to keep the tradition of releasing something special on his birthday. Last year it was the first Mono Mind album, Mind Control, this year it is the demos to Gyllene Tider’s last album, Samma skrot och korn. Better said, not all the demos, since Vanliga saker is missing, but there is a demo ... Read more

SVT’s tribute event for Marie Fredriksson

According to the press release, friends and members of Sweden’s artist elite gather at Stora Teatern in Gothenburg on 20th January to celebrate Marie Fredriksson’s fantastic music act in connection with her passing away on 9th December 2019. The event, En kväll för Marie Fredriksson, features songs from Marie’s and Roxette’s song catalogue under the ... Read more

CONTEST – Win a signed Gyllene Tider 2.019 – en sista refräng book!

Anders Roos, photographer and publisher of the Gyllene Tider 2.019 – en sista refräng book was kind enough to offer us 1 copy for a contest. RoxBlog added another one, so now 2 books can be won. HERE you could already read our review, from which you can see it’s worth having this book written ... Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020! What about a free download to start the year with? All the best wishes from the whole TDR team out to you!

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020! What about a free download to start the year with? All the best wishes from the whole TDR team out to you!

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020! What about a free download to start the year with? All the best wishes from the whole TDR team out to you!

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020! What about a free download to start the year with? All the best wishes from the whole TDR team out to you!

Gyllene Tider – GT40 Live – New Year’s Eve on Swedish radio P4

On New Year’s Eve, Swedish radio P4 broadcast Gyllene Tider’s Ullevi concert recorded on 3rd August 2019 on the guys’ 40th anniversary tour. A pre-recorded studio talk with Per and Anders, as well as Sven Lindström was also on air. In the beginning of the program Sven tells it was Per and MP who started ... Read more