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Gessle doesn’t take life for granted – Per Gessle interview by P4 Extra

Per Gessle was the guest of the day on P4 Extra, Swedish Radio on 26th April. The interview with him was done by Johar Bendjelloul. If you listen to the 113 min online version (including music), Per is on from 28:44 to 52:07, if you listen to him in the downloadable mp3 version of the ... Read more

Gomorron Sverige interview with Per Gessle

Per was one of the guests on today’s Gomorron Sverige on SVT. As he mentioned on his Instagram account: ”Early morning TV show. Really early. Really.” Haha. Poor guy, having some long and busy PR days this week. If you are in Sweden, you can watch the show on SVT Play, if not, then you ... Read more

Personal Per Gessle in Nashville style

This article contains the translation of the text that was sent out by TT Swedish news agency and was published in most Swedish newspapers yesterday and today. Metro’s article contained the most details and the most photos (fabulous pics by Jonas Ekströmer), so that’s why I chose to include that one here. Per Gessle is ... Read more

Per Gessle – En vacker natt – interview in Expressen

Anders Nunstedt posted a pic of himself and Per Gessle on Instagram yesterday and wrote he did an interview with Mr. G. Despite the title (”Per Gessle about life with his love, Åsa”), the article is more about Per’s new album, En vacker natt and the recording process. The interview was done at BMG’s office ... Read more

Per Gessle – Småstadsprat video

Per Gessle’s first single off his upcoming album was released on 17th March. A duet with Lars Winnerbäck. We already knew it on 7th April that a video will also be released to Småstadsprat, as Per Gessle posted about it on his Facebook page: Yepp. Småstadsprat-video klar. Grymt cool. Kommer strax. /P. Translation: Voila. Småstadsprat-video ... Read more

Per Gessle interview by Dagens Nyheter

When Per Gessle shared some beach boogaloo pics and a video 3 weeks ago, we still didn’t know what it was about. Just that there was a photo session in Tylösand. Then it turned out that the photos have been taken by Thomas Karlsson for a Dagens Nyheter (dn.se) interview with Mr. G, done by […]

Per Gessle – En vacker natt signing session tour

The release date of Per Gessle’s new album, En vacker natt is getting closer (28 April). Space Station 12 shared the complete list of the signing session tour stops. There are 14 places where you can meet Mr. G.   ·         27 April (Thursday) – Göteborg 19:00-21:00 Bengans (Stigbergstorget 1) ·         28 April (Friday) – […]

Interview with Per Gessle in Svenska Dagbladet

There is a very personal interview with Per in Svenska Dagsbladet. They did the interview at BMG’s office in Stockholm. Per talks about music, songwriting, the new albums, the duets, Roxette, Gyllene Tider and his family. How he talks about his mother will bring you to tears. The article starts with stating what we all […]

En vacker kväll poll #6 – En händig man

We are more or less half-way with the polls. This week it’s “En händig man” – which turns 10 this year. You can find the results of all polls so far on this special page. There are just two album polls left: Party Crasher and En vacker natt. The rest will be long polls for […]

En vacker kväll poll #5 – Son of a Plumber

Another week, another poll. Now it’s the turn of Son of a Plumber, released in 2005. Many songs to choose from! After seeing Per perform two songs last week, we cannot wait to hear how the whole thing will sound like if you add a pedal steel and some drums and a bass!! As always, […]

Per Gessle – Småstadsprat promo single

Per Gessle’s first single off his upcoming album was released on 17th March. As you could see it in Mr. G’s video showing his brand new album, En vacker natt (out on 28th April), he also showed a physical Småstadsprat single which is for promotional use only, distributed to radio stations in Sweden. It’s a […]

Per Gessle’s record label, Space Station 12 celebrates 1 year anniversary

21 March 2017 is for sure a day to remember for the rest of our lives. From the RXB team Judith and I had the honor of being invited to the 1 year anniversary party of Space Station 12, Per Gessle’s and Marie Dimberg’s record label. Much appreciated! The event was announced to start at […]

En vacker kväll poll #4 – Mazarin

So… after a little break (*) here we are again with the En vacker kväll polls. This time with Mazarin. The tour is just around the corner. The first single off Per’s new album is already out and we have already seen the first live performance on Skavlan… looking forward to the album and tour […]

Per Gessle interview and single performance on Skavlan

As you already know, Per Gessle appeared on Skavlan talk show tonight. From the video teasers (selfie; desert island) we saw on SVT’s website during the day we could be absolutely sure that the show was going to be much fun. The recording took place on 15th March and 2 hours before showtime Per shared […]

Per Gessle interview by SVT Nyheter Halland

SVT Nyheter Halland did an e-mail interview with Per Gessle about the new albums and his upcoming summer tour. In the interview Per says one of the great benefits of being a little older and have gained experience is that he learned to relax and not to take everything so bloody serious anymore. He thinks […]

Listen to Per Gessle’s new song, Småstadsprat!

Even if the release date of Per’s first single off the new album, En vacker natt is set to 17th March, Swedish Radio P4 already played the song today. In the radio program, Eftermiddag i P4 Dalarna Med Emma och Martin the hosts talked about Mr. G’s new albums and then aired Småstadsprat, a duet […]

Per Gessle to appear on SVT Skavlan

Per will be one of the guests of upcoming TV  talk show Skavlan, which will be broadcast on SVT and NRK on Friday 17th at 21:00 CET. According to SVT, Per will be interviewed and will also perform  ‘Småstadsprat’ – the first single off ‘En vacker natt’ which is out this Friday – with Lars […]

Per Gessle about the new albums and duets – interview by Swedish Radio P4

Swedish Radio (Kulturnytt P4) tried to reach Per Gessle after yesterday’s great news about his 2 new solo albums. They write that Per is now in Nashville and they interviewed him via e-mail. Swedish Radio asked Per what made him want to do duets with Lars Winnerbäck, Linnea Henriksson and John Holm. Mr. G says […]

Per Gessle to release TWO new albums

Press release about Per’s new solo albumS was just sent out. Some months ago it was announced that Per would release an album as well as go on tour in summer. There were then rumours that it would not be one but two albums. And now this has been confirmed. The first album, En vacker […]

Roxette at Badrock – cinema premiere

As we could already read it in press releases, a film about Badrock (“Filmen om Badrock”), where Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle performed as Roxette for the first time, will premiere in Swedish cinemas on 7th March. So far we didn’t know what exactly the film would contain, but this morning TV4 had an interview […]

Per Gessle surprises two Polish fans at Gay Gala

The yearly Gay Gala (organised by QX) took place yesterday evening. In this gala various LGBT-awards are presented to winners who have been selected by popular (readers) vote. This year, David and Jakub from Poland were invited to present one of the awards. They both became famous when they recorded a video for “Some Other […]

2 Per Gessle concerts in Finland are added

2 more dates are added to Per Gessle’s summer tour. Both dates are in Finland, at the end of August. This means the tour won’t end in Eskilstuna on 19th August and there will be a total of 21 concerts in the end. At least known at this point. The 2 extra dates are Vasa […]

En vacker kväll poll #3 – The World According to Gessle

Time for poll #3. In this case it’s the turn for Per’s English album “The World According To Gessle”. We took the version with the extra track Love Doesn’t Live Here for this poll. The other demos & extras will be included in another poll later on. Hard to believe that this album turns 20 […]

Musical with Per Gessle’s songs

Teater Halland got green light from Per Gessle to use his music in their upcoming musical “Halland Love Stories”. The approximately 2-hour-long (plus break) musical’s premiere is set to 2nd March 2018 on the Main Stage of Teater Halland in Varberg and then they will tour with it in other theaters of Halland and neighbouring […]

Per on tour – En vacker kväll poll #2

Thank you for participating in the first of the polls! Here is poll #2, this time for Scener. The poll runs until January 29th and you can choose up to 3 songs. Some days ago Per also posted a “Q&A” on FB asking for your input, songs you would like him to play or better […]

Per on tour – En vacker kväll poll #1

Per’s summer solo tour is around the corner. We know that it’s going to be a special evening and Per plans to play songs from all his catalogue, when Per announced the tour, he said: “I thought of playing songs that I wrote that meant a lot to me. From Roxette, Gyllene Tider and solo.” […]

Goodbye 2016, welcome 2017

2016 was a sad year for music fans, many “big ones” left us, artists like David Bowie, Leonard Cohen or Prince that influenced Marie and Per in a way or another. It hasn’t been a perfect year for the Rox-world either. Roxette officially started in 1986 with the release of Neverending Love and they were […]

WANTED – Complete Borgholm gig on DVD

The demand to see Roxette’s complete Borgholm gig(s), recorded on 25th-26th July 1989 is h.u.g.e. There is an evergreen discussion among Roxers since the ’90s and we just can’t conclude what might have happened to the recorded materials. The discussion started again during the last days of December when Sandra Knospe came up with the […]

Metal tribute to Roxette

After the lullaby hits by Baby Roxers in 2016 there seems to be a Rox metal project in 2017. GS Productions is a Russian independent music label. In November they announced an official metal tribute to Roxette and they called for participants. They say they have an official permission from Roxette and that all information […]

Per Gessle’s Top9 Christmas songs

Somehow we could sense it wasn’t just a random post by Per yesterday when he shared the whole lot of the podcast series of Gessles nio i topp. Now we can see it was because there is a Christmas edition! Woohoo! Per and Sven sat together and had some Xmas fun their own way. They […]

CONTEST: Win a Roxette stamp booklet!

Santa thought it’s nice to surprise you all with a little retro contest. You surely remember that 25 years ago Roxette was honored by being featured on a Swedish stamp. The “Rock och Pop” theme stamp was released by the Swedish Post on 5th October 1991 in 3.6 million copies (source: a Swedish stamp site). […]

Interview with Marie Dimberg and Per Gessle about Space Station 12

Marie Dimberg and Per Gessle launched the label Space Station 12 in February 2016. Since then, three artists have released their single at SS12. You may have seen Per posting about SS12 on Facebook quite frequently this year, so we thought of asking Marie D. and Per a bit more about the company. Judith: When […]