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Joyride 30 year anniversary!

Today is no ordinary day. No today it's 30 years ago "Joyride" was released. And what a smash it was! Read the full story...

| Son of a Plumber | Per Gessle

Son of a Plumber – complete (digital)

Extended version of “Son of a Plumber” by Per Gessle

As Per informed a couple of days ago, he decided to release the complete SOAP project today, 26th February. The album now includes an extra disc besides the original 2 discs. It’s a digital release, an Extended Version next to the original SOAP double album on all streaming platforms. Listen HERE! Son of a Plumber … Read more


STIM interview with Roxette manager Marie Dimberg

As we informed you about it in October, Marie Dimberg was awarded the Swedish Government’s Honorary award for a lifetime achievement of Music Export. Now STIM (Swedish Performing Rights Society) did an interview with Marie, founder of Dimberg Jernberg Management, who besides Roxette, Per Gessle and Gyllene Tider represents several other great Swedish artists. STIM’s … Read more


Per Gessle on Nordic Rox – February 2021

The February show of Nordic Rox on Sirius XM is No. 494 in the program’s history. Wow! Per tells there are songs in Swedish and in English on the list for this show, but he couldn’t find any Danish songs. He tells American people think if you are Swedish or Danish, you can understand each … Read more


Per Gessle to Dagens Nyheter about the power of music

According to a recent study, the songs we listened to as 14-year-olds make the biggest impact on us. Dagens Nyheter was curious about what seven Swedish artists listened to when they were 14. Per Gessle was one of those artists they asked. Per tells Kajsa Haidl from Dagens Nyheter that he was 14 in 1973 … Read more


Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle on the album related to Kjell Andersson’s book

Kjell Andersson, former Head of A&R and producer at EMI Sweden publishes his autobiography, Ingen går hel ur det här – Mitt liv i den svenska musiken on 8th February. Over 40 years in the music industry, Kjell worked together with many of Sweden’s greatest artists. To name a few: Per Gessle, Gyllene Tider, Marie … Read more


Helena von Zweigbergk about Marie Fredriksson in Cancerfonden’s magazine

In the Nr. 3 2020 issue of Cancerfonden’s magazine, Rädda Livet (Cancer Foundation, Save Life), author and journalist Helena von Zweigbergk writes a chronicle about her friend Marie Fredriksson, how she admires her way of dealing with the difficult. The title is Strong, stubborn, warm Marie. Helena tells that in December 2019 she got a … Read more