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Mainz: The fans speak up

Following on from our post on Monday about the aftermath of the cancelled Mainz show which focused on the various aspects of putting on a concert and what happens when a concert has to be cancelled, TDR got involved in various discussions on social media (with partially personal attacks aimed at some of our reporters) regarding meeting band members outside of hotels.

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Good reporter: Magic nights in Prague

PRAGUE - As you know, on FB, there is a platform for talking about tour plans, tickets, meetings etc. On this platform, a fan from Russia, Anya, has posted an idea about meeting the Rox fans before the Prague show. First we had this idea to meet in a pizzeria and have a chat together.. BUT....

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Contest Day, part 1: Win a chance to visit Chris in the AGM studio!

This was sadly an April's Fools day joke - this time!
The Daily Roxette is thankful and proud to offer four of our readers the chance to visit Christoffer Lundquist in his mighty AGM studios.

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The winner of TDR’s photo contest is…

The Daily Roxette, in cooperation with Anders Sällström, sponsored a photo contest during Gyllene Tider’s successful summer tour.

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A Wonderful Balloon party

UPPSALA – An ”In a Wonderful Balloon party” was thrown in Uppsala last Saturday, in celebration of the upcoming book release.

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Roxette 2012 – FANtastic!

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ROXETTE 2012 – FANtastic! : A mini-documentary about Roxette’s 2012 world tour.

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“In a Wonderful Balloon” – a book about loving Roxette

UPPSALA – Maria Sörgjerd, hailing from Uppsala Sweden, got so fascinated with the Roxette fans outside of Sweden so she wrote a book about it.

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A Canuck traveling with Roxette

Roxette World Tour – September 2012
After many years working in the media, and with the opportunity to interview Roxette’s Per Gessle several years ago, this media/long-time fan and supporter had been waiting 20 years to FINALLY see one of Sweden’s biggest exports perform live again in North America.

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And the winners are…

The Daily Roxette in cooperation with Roxette’s official web store are proud to present the winners in our contest.

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Win Meets & Greets in the US

RoxetteFansUSA lets us know that there are four contests in the air to win exclusive meets and greets with Per and Marie.

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Roxin’ Romania

CLUJ – For the second time, in Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania 22,000 people gathered at the newly built Cluj Arena, the tickets to both the Golden Circle and the VIP Pit having been sold-out.

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Changes to The Look for Roxette

MOSCOW – Today, July 23, 2012, the team of The Look for Roxette, has decided to open the Web-site for all the rox-collectors to upload important infomation regarding rox-related on the site.

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Birmingham – 18 years later and rockin’ like never before.

BIRMINGHAM – After roaming around inside the LG Arena for a short while before the show, I sensed that there were a great deal of nostalgic 40-somethings attending tonight’s concert.

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Amsterdam photo contest results

 
UTRECHT – Last weekend we asked you to send us your best picture  of Roxette’s show at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam on June 29th.

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Exclusive Amsterdam photo contest

UTRECHT – Did you take a great picture at Roxette’s show at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam on June 29th?

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Calling all fans

For a special TDR project which we can’t reveal too much about right now, the Daily Roxette is asking for your help.

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Beat fans in Roxette competition

The Look CompetitionOpen: December 16 – January 6 2012Prize: Signed Roxette Album and Singles!!!BE THE BEST BEAT THE REST, SING WITH THE ROXETTE SINGBOX AND COMPETE FOR FAN-TASTIC PRIZES.

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Roxette ruled Britannia!; TDR speaks to Per prior to the show

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Make sure you click on the jump to read Paul’s exclusive interview with Per and a particularly well-written comment from Tholmes1138.

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Highlights from Zürich

ZÜRICH – At first, this was meant to be a short clip with some nice scenes from Roxette’s SOLD OUT concert in Zürich on the 31st of October 2011 at the Hallenstadion.

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Darren Hayes (ex. Savage Garden) to open for Roxette at Wembley

LONDON – Fans holding tickets for next week’s concert here are in for a treat!

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Got a burning question for Per?

Over 100 questions have now been received.  Apologies, but I will not be able to add any more questions to the pile.

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Win a chance to meet Per & Marie backstage in London!

LONDON – Planning on attending the big concert in London? Would you like to go backstage before the show to say hello to Per and Marie?

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Roxette rocked the German capital

Not even five month ago Roxette played the Fort Spandau in Berlin. A huge success in a sold-out venue, but nothing compared to yesterday’s show in the O2 World.

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Roxette visits Mannheim – a review

MANNHEIM – After shortly visiting my cousin and her family in Calw (birthplace of Hermann Hesse), it was time to move on to Mannheim.

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Two readers win copy of “Put the Needle on the Record”

NEW YORK – Many of our readers participated in the The Daily Roxette’s trivia contest for a copy of Matthew Chojnacki’s new book Put the Needle on the Record: The 1980s at 45 Revolutions Per Minute that features, along with about 250 other great examples from the 80’s, the cover art to Roxette’s “Neverending Love” single.

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New book chronicles stories behind iconic 1980s single covers

NEW YORK – Matthew Chojnacki, a self-described “huge Roxette fan” from Cleveland, Ohio, tells a story about going to record stores while growing up in Cleveland that is strikingly similar to the one Per tells about his own boyhood in Halmstad.

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U.S. “Greatest Hits” CD trivia contest winners announced

NEW YORK – Over 250 readers participated in the The Daily Roxette’s trivia contest for a copy of the new U.S.

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Promoter’s goal is to have Roxette headline festival in Chile; more dates in South America expected

PORTO ALEGRE (Brazil) – After the long awaited and meteoric comeback of Roxette to South America that included one show in Uruguay, three in Argentina, one in Chile and five in Brazil – worth millions of dollars to promoters and full of a “million” sighs, screams and tears among the fans who attended the concerts – the are great expectations now that Roxette will return to South America in 2012.

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Roxette in Tallinn: a night we will never forget

TALLINN – On Monday 18th of July a long-waited dream became true for all the Estonian fans – Roxette playing in Tallinn.

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Touching moments: The Daily Roxette readers met Marie and Per

A few days ago, The Daily Roxette ran a competition for a meet & greet with Roxette in Warsaw.

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Lady Gaga track makes MTV blogger remember Roxette

NEW YORK – One of the tracks on Lada Gaga’s forthcoming new album “Born This Way” has a staffer at MTV headquarters here in Times Square thinking about Roxette.

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Chorus of 10-year-olds at New York City public school cover Roxette

NEW YORK – Their performance of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” at the Academy Awards this past February was seen by some 40 million-plus U.S.

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