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“Att vara Per Gessle” – “Being Per Gessle”


STOCKHOLM - "Att vara Per Gessle" - the new authorized biography about Per Gessle (ISBN 9100112003), written by Swedish journalist (and friend of Per's) Sven Lindström, will be released October 30. The book, which is roughly LP size (12") will also be released in not one, but two different limited editions. Both will contain a CD, but the one sold via Swedish Internet bookstore AdLibris will contain nine tracks, while the "normal" issue only contains seven. The regular CD will be in 22,000 copies while the AdLibris version 8,000. The new CD is called "Doppade bara tårna - demos 1977-90" ("I Only Dipped My Toes - Demos 1977-90"):

DOPPADE BARA TÅRNA - demos 1977-90 -

1. Grape Rock: Saken slår mej som på huvudet!
recorded in the rehearsal studio, Vibäcksvägen, Harplinge 1 March 1977
lyrics: Per Gessle music: Mats MP Persson & Per Gessle
Publisher: Jimmy Fun Music

Mats MP Persson: drums, guitar & bass
Per Gessle: guitar & vocals

2. Lägg din hand i min om du har lust
recorded at Hamiltons väg 8, Söndrum, Halmstad 12 June 1978
lyrics: Hjalmar Gullberg
music: Per Gessle
Publisher: Jimmy Fun Music

Per Gessle: vocals & guitar

3. Svarta glas (Neverending Love)
recorded at Tits & Ass, Styrdal, Halmstad 13 October 1985
technician: Mats MP Persson
lyrics & music: Per Gessle
Publisher: Jimmy Fun Music

Mats MP Persson: guitar, keyboards & programming
Per Gessle: programming & vocals

4. Dansar nerför ditt stup i rekordfart (Soul Deep)
recorded at Tits & Ass, Styrdal, Halmstad 7 May 1986
technician: Mats MP Persson
lyrics & music: Per Gessle
Publisher: Jimmy Fun Music

Per Gessle: all instruments & vocals

5. It Must Have Been Love
recorded at Tits & Ass, Styrdal, Halmstad 14 April 1987
technician: Mats MP Persson
lyrics & music: Per Gessle
Publisher: Jimmy Fun Music

Mats MP Persson: keyboards & programming
Per Gessle: programming & vocals

6. The Look
recorded at Tits & Ass, Styrdal, Halmstad 30 March 1988
technician: Mats MP Persson
lyrics & music: Per Gessle
publisher: Jimmy Fun Music

Mats MP Persson: guitar & programming
Per Gessle: keyboards, programming & vocals

7. Listen to Your Heart
recorded at Tits & Ass, Styrdal, Halmstad 9 May 1988
technician: Mats MP Persson
lyrics: Per Gessle
music: Mats MP Persson & Per Gessle
Publisher: Jimmy Fun Music

Mats MP Persson: keyboards, guitar & programming
Per Gessle: programming & vocals

8. Joyrider
recorded at Tits & Ass, Styrdal 22 May 1990
technician: Mats MP Persson
lyrics and music: Per Gessle
Publisher: Jimmy Fun Music

Per Gessle: acoustic guitar & vocals

9. Joyrider
recorded at Tits & Ass, Styrdal 23 May 1990
technician: Mats MP Persson
lyrics and music: Per Gessle
Publisher: Jimmy Fun Music

Mats MP Persson: guitar & programming
Per Gessle: keyboards, programming & vocals

On the "normal" limited edition CD, songs four and nine won't be included. Hjalmar Gullberg (1898-1961) was a Swedish poet and writer.

This article was written for an earlier version of The Daily Roxette.
Technical errors may occur.

  ★ The author:
Thomas Evensson


  ★ Publishing date:

September 12th, 2007


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