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Roxette+Canada=true?

MONTREAL - Roxette's Charm School will finally see the light of day in Canada on March 29, according to EMI Canada's website.  Read the full story...


Record “The Look” and win $5,000 shopping spree

DETROIT - WXYZ, a television station in Detroit, USA has teamed up with a local furniture store to offer up a $5,000 shopping spree (and bragging rights) in its annual "Art Van Cruisin' Idol" competition to the contestant who performs the best rendition of Roxette's "The Look."  Ten lucky finalists were selected to record their version of Per and Marie's first US number one, and the four singers who receive the most votes will compete for viewers' votes during a televised broadcast that will air across North America on Aug. Read the full story...


Opeth releases Marie song

Swedish heavy metal band Opeth have released their newest album "Watershed," featuring a cover of Marie Fredriksson's song "Den ständiga resan." Marie fans will be relieved to know that the cover version is instantly recognizable as Marie's song. Read the full story...


“One Wish” available on iTunes

Roxette fans in the United Kingdom and most European countries served by iTunes can now legally download "One Wish" from Apple's online iTunes music store.   Read the full story...


Roxette-friendly EMI Canada to release new Greatest Hits packages

TORONTO - Canada will be getting the normal and deluxe versions of the Greatest Hits album on October 17th, according to the New Releases section of EMI Music Canada's website. Read the full story...


“Mazarin” back on top

STOCKHOLM - All of the publicity surrounding the success with Per's "Mazarin" has propelled the album back to the top of the Swedish album charts. Read the full story...


Bonus ballads to be on EP in Canada

TORONTO - The initial pressings of the Canadian version of "The Ballad Hits" will feature the bonus four-song EP along with the standard 15-track CD, just as in Sweden. Read the full story...


See the cover, hear the mixes

Sweden's DeeJayPromo.com features the remixes of "The Centre of the Heart" as a new release this week (entering the dance charts at #35), and shows the cover of the maxi CD. Read the full story...


“Centre of the Heart”: The Remixes

UPDATED - According to the online music store CDON, a five-track Maxi CD will be released - at least in Sweden - with all tracks being remixes of "Centre of the Heart". Read the full story...


US version of “Don’t Bore Us…” released by EMI worldwide

EMI Canada has, along with most other EMI operating units, released the US version of Roxette's greatest hits with the title, "Don't Bore Us - Get to the Chorus (2000)" to distinguish it from the version released in 1995. Read the full story...


“Wish I Could Fly” premieres on US chart

29 with a bullet! Radio and Records, a weekly industry newspaper, reports that Roxette's "Wish I Could Fly" is the 29th most played song on adult contemporary (AC) radio stations this week. Read the full story...


Edel America publishes their website

At long last, Edel America has updated their site, featuring a nice little section on Roxette and some great Flash stuff. Read the full story...