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Per Gessle on tour and new album in 2017

Just in! Per is going on tour next summer! En vacker kväll. Sommarturné 2017 is the name of the tour. Here are the dates. Tickets go on sale on Thursday November 24th. 6/7 Helsingborg 7/7 Oskarhamn 8/7 Örebro 13/7 Rättvik 14/7 Töreboda 15/7 Karlskrona 21/7 Grebbestad 22/7 Göteborg 23/7 Fredrikstad 27/7 Stockholm 28/7 Östersund 29/7 […]

Marie’s biography out next week in German

As already announced back in May, Marie’s biography is about to be released in German in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by Edel Germany. The final release date has now been set to November 21st  (the book can already be found in some stores in Germany though). The biography “Listen to my heart: Meine Liebe zum Leben” has […]

More music from Space Station 12

The third artist to release music on  Space Station 12 is Alex Shield, who has released two singles so far: Staying Alive and New York City Ways. The text of the New York City Ways has been co-written with Sofie Bonde and Per Gessle, as he himself mentioned on a post on FB. If you like […]

Why Don’t You Bring Me Flowers – snippet #2

We just received another snippet from the upcoming Roxette single Why Don’t You Bring Me Flowers – enjoy! The single will be out this Friday November 4th. You can listen to the other snippet on TDR. Thanks to Warner Music Sweden and Dimberg Management  

Per Gessle’s cookhouse

Per’s latest posts made many fans wonder what Mr. G is cooking again. First you see him posting a video, getting ready to work with Clarence. In a different time zone. Okay, it’s music in the making, not just a random holiday. Then bang, there is a Sunday selfie with Anders Herrlin, Clarence Öfwerman and […]

What Per Gessle played with this pick stays with this pick

For obvious reasons, during the past few months there weren’t as many plectrum updates as used to be, but then in July something popped up on a certain Instagram account. Per Gessle posted a picture of a guitar pick saying ”New guitar pick, flipside!”. We all started wondering what the text (What’s been played with […]

Roxette announce 3rd single and video contest

Roxette have announced today that the 3rd single from their latest album, Good Karma will be ”Why Don’t You Bring Me Flowers?”. It was no real surprise, since Mr. G already talked about it in the interview we did with him some months ago: Addeboy vs Cliff have just finished a fab uptempo version of […]

New vintage, new label for Per Gessle’s Kurt & Lisa

The Wineagency announced that vintage 2012 of The Per Gessle Selection’s successful Kurt & Lisa wine will be available for order at Systembolaget. Mr. G posted about the samples and testing of this vintage in July and August 2015. Per said it was hard to choose between the last 2 samples, because both were awesome […]

New vintage, new label for Per Gessle’s Kurt & Lisa

The Wineagency announced that vintage 2012 of The Per Gessle Selection’s successful Kurt & Lisa wine will be available for order at Systembolaget. Mr. G posted about the samples and testing of this vintage in July and August 2015. Per said it was hard to choose between the last 2 samples, because both were awesome […]

First ear candies on Per Gessle’s new record label

While we are waiting for the third single to be released off Roxette’s 10th studio album, Good Karma, Per Gessle is busy with releasing singles on his new record label, Space Station 12. The first release was Good Harvest’s own interpretation of Joni Mitchell’s Woodstock and the second is Fanny de Aguiar’s debut single, Sinking […]

Missing Marie – 150 days later

Exactly 150 days have passed since Roxette cancelled their summer tour 2016 and in the same second ended their career as a touring band. 150 days until September 15th, a day that means a lot to many people. I wasn’t even aware of the date until I read about it this morning on Facebook. I don’t […]

Marie Fredriksson interview from 1984

Another fab interview popped up in Elisabeth Elle Sandberg’s archives. Some weeks ago she shared an interview she did with Per Gessle in 1985 and now it’s Marie’s turn. Elisabeth did an interview with her in 1984, probably on 15th May, just some days before Marie’s 26th birthday. How awesome it is! Thanks a lot […]

“Kom vila hos mig” featured on “Krigarnas Ö”

It’s almost a year now since we reported that a song by Marie Fredriksson was supposed to be featured on the Swedish movie “Krigarnas Ö” by Emil Jonsvik (who directed Marie Fredriksson’s video “Sista Sommarens Vals“). The movie is out in Sweden since May and now it was time to ask Emil about the song […]

12 Peaks of The Beatles by Per Gessle

In this 12 Peaks, Per Gessle and Sven Lindström feel like teenagers and talk about one of their favourite subjects on the planet, The Beatles. Huge thanks to Sven again for sharing the program with us! You can download the sound file in 3 parts from HERE (link is valid until 22nd August). Mr. G’s […]

Per Gessle interview from 1985

A fab interview with Per Gessle was done by Elisabeth Elle Sandberg on 9th February 1985. Elisabeth, who was 18 when she did the interview at Per’s apartment in Halmstad, decided to make it available online after 31 years. Great decision, I must say. What an interesting reading after all these years knowing what Per […]

12 Peaks of The Kinks by Per Gessle

1 month after we shared Mr. G’s 12 Peaks of Roxette, now it’s time to listen to another 12 Peaks. Sven Lindström kindly shared with us the program about one of Per Gessle’s favourite bands of all time, The Kinks. You can download it in 3 parts from HERE (link is valid until 26th July). […]

Spanish interview with Per Gessle about Roxette

Sebas E. Alonso did an interview with Per Gessle at the end of June for Spanish jenesaispop.com. Here you can read a summary of it in English. Per and the reporter are talking about the updated sound on “Good Karma”, but keeping the DNA of Roxette. Mr. G says that for this album they have […]

CONTEST: Win a copy of RoXXXette On The Road!

Anders Roos, photographer and publisher of Roxette’s XXX tour photo book, RoXXXette On The Road was kind enough to offer us a copy of the normal edition for a contest. So here is your great chance to get hold of it if you don’t have it on your book shelf yet. In order to participate, […]

RoXXXette On The Road – the great collection of the Roxers Edition

As you all know, Roxette’s tour photo book, RoXXXette On The Road was published on 16th June in 2 versions. As a normal edition and as a Roxers limited edition. The limited edition is in a beautiful box and it exists in 300 numbered copies only. It contains 16 pages more than the normal edition […]

Summer exhibitions at Per Gessle’s hotel

2 exhibitions had their openings at Hotel Tylösand on Friday, 1st July. Legendary British photographer, Mick Rock had the vernissage of his ”THE RISE OF DAVID BOWIE and more” exhibition on the 2nd floor, while Anders Roos opened his ”RoXXXette On The Road” exhibition in the hall on the ground floor. It would have been […]

Interview with Per Gessle in Allt om Vin

As we already informed you about it, the July issue of Allt om Vin contains an interview with Per Gessle. The magazine is available in Sweden as of today. The interview was done by Hasse Gänger at the end of April and the beauty pics of Mr. G were taken by Stefan Bohlin at Vingruppen’s […]

RoXXXette On The Road entered the charts

RoXXXette On The Road, Roxette’s extremely beautiful tour photo book photographed by Anders Roos was published on 16th June. The book that includes 41 reflections by Per Gessle has 2 editions, a normal and a limited edition version in 300 copies called The Roxers Edition. The latter one is presented in a very cool hard […]

Interview with Per Gessle about Good Karma, melodies, songwriting and other groovy things

There were quite some shorter and longer Good Karma interviews with Per during the past few weeks and he even provided all of us, Roxers with a fantastic opportunity, a Facebook live Q&A some days ago, answering 84 questions in 1 hour. After all this, we still had thousands of questions, so we put them […]

12 Peaks of Roxette

It’s now 3 weeks without Per Gessle’s Swedish radio podcast series and we thought you might miss some more ear candy while non-stop listening to Good Karma. You surely remember Per and Sven Lindström have a program on Nordic Rox called 12 Peaks. The essence of it is Per Gessle choosing 12 songs according to […]

RoXXXette On The Road – review

We knew it since the beginning of 2015 that a tour photo book project was going on in the RoXXX World and in May this year we got even more eXXXcited, when it turned out the release date is as soon as June. 16th June 2016. SPOILER ALERT! The book is already out and what […]

Roxers’ favourite Good Karma tracks

You might remember Per’s Sunday reflection post. He asked which your favourite song is on Roxette’s brand new album, Good Karma. SUNDAY REFLECTION. Howdy folks. So, the mighty Good Karma’s been out a week by now. Great reception. Thanks. One thing: what’s your favourite song? Just one, pls. Otherwise I’ll get confused! Cheers, P. It […]

Roxette reached 100 million views of Listen To Your Heart

It was 4 months ago when the official video to It Must Have Been Love reached 100 million views on YouTube. At that time Listen To Your Heart had 81.9 million views. Both videos were uploaded to YouTube on 4th March 2009. Today, 7 years later LTYH also reached 100 million views! Isn’t it a.w.e.s.o.m.e.? […]

Good Karma entered the Swedish charts at No. 1 and No. 2!

Roxette’s new album, Good Karma was released on 3rd June and so it’s the first week we can see it on the Swedish charts. The record entered at No. 2 on the album charts and at No. 1 on the vinyl charts! Yay! Fantastic news! Let’s have a look back on Roxette’s studio albums, at […]

Live Facebook Q&A with Per Gessle

First of all, let us say a huge thank you to Per for providing all of us with this wonderful opportunity of asking any questions. It’s much appreciated by all Roxers. The live Q&A was announced yesterday to make sure everyone prepares their questions for today 4 pm CEST. Many were wondering how the live […]

New exclusive photo book – RoXXXette On The Road

3rd June is a fabulous date! It’s not only the release date of Roxette’s long-awaited new album, Good Karma, but according to Bokus, also the publishing date of the tour photo book we’ve been looking very much forward to! Bokus and Adlibris have already listed the book, but it will surely be available at other […]

Marie’s biography to be released in German

You may remember the poll that we set up earlier this year to ask you to which languages Marie’s biography should be translated into. Great news! Now we found out that the biography will be released in German on November 14th, 2016 by Edel Germany with the title ‘Listen to my heart.: Meine Liebe zum […]

Per Gessle’s Top9 guitar riffs in rock history

The last podcast in this Top9 series is about Per’s favourite guitar riffs. Per and Sven say that a good riff is often in the intro of a song, but it can also come back inside the song. Per collected 70-80 hits with great riffs and then narrowed down his list to 9. Listen to […]