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Author: Thomas Evensson
Thomas Evensson
Thomas Evensson

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“The Change” falls from #1 to #12

STOCKHOLM - After two weeks at the top position, Marie's new album plummets to #12 on the album chart in Sweden. Read the full story...


MP writes another song for the Finnish Eurovision song contest

HALMSTAD - Mats MP Persson, guitarist, song-co-writer and studio guru of Gyllene Tider, has once again gotten one of his songs into the Finnish leg of the Eurovision song contest! Read the full story...


Gessle: “Our new CD will be a real power-pop bomb!”

STOCKHOLM - As previously reported by The Daily Roxette, Gyllene Tider will release a live DVD, and live CD this fall - "En scen vid en plats i en stad." What's new is that the CD is now mixed and ready. Read the full story...


“2:nd Chance” falls

STOCKHOLM - Marie Fredriksson's latest single falls to #12 after only one week on the charts. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider wins NMA award

OSLO - Gyllene Tider won Best Swedish Artist at the Nordic Music Awards. Read the full story...


Golden times for the audio book?

HALMSTAD - Göran Fritzon and Mats "MP" Persson have together with Henrik Johansson, Staffan Karlsson and Martin Franzén started the company SweMD.com which will sell downloadable books in mp3-format. Read the full story...


TDR presents “The Change”

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - The artwork that will appear on the cover of Marie Fredriksson's forthcoming album, "The Change," was revealed today by Capitol Records, who will be releasing the album on Oct. Read the full story...


SVT welcomes Gessle’s offer

STOCKHOLM - Reading yesterday's Aftonbladet made Thomas Hall, project leader for Melodifestivalen song contest at SVT, bounce with excitement. Read the full story...


Gessle at Melodifestivalen?

STOCKHOLM - According to an interview with Aftonbladet, Per Gessle might be interested in writing a song for next year's Swedish leg of the Eurovision Song Contest. Read the full story...


STIM to give Per Gessle their first-ever platinum award

STOCKHOLM - On Monday evening, October 4, Per Gessle will receive the unique STIM-Guitar award. Read the full story...


The Daily Roxette presents to our readers: Marie’s new single!

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - The Daily Roxette is proud to present an advance preview of Marie Fredriksson's new single: "2:nd Chance." The song is being released to Scandinavian radio stations tomorrow (Monday). Read the full story...


Per nominated twice in Nordic Music Awards

STOCKHOLM - Per Gessle has been nominated in the Best Swedish Artist category in the Nordic Music Awards - twice! Read the full story...


Åkerlund releases DVD

STOCKHOLM - Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund will release a DVD next year, under the prestigious name "Director's Label", where directors like Spike Jonze and Chris Cunningham have been released before. Read the full story...


“The Change”- new album by Marie Fredriksson

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - Marie Fredriksson is back after two years of medication and darkness (and it's been eight years since her last release, not counting the greatest hits album "Äntligen")! Read the full story...


MP Persson awarded platinum

HALMSTAD - Mats "MP" Persson – guitarist in Gyllene Tider, drummer in Back on Stage, owner of studio Tits & Ass, et cetera – received a platinum award for his and Christer Schill's song "On the Night of a Black Out," recorded by Japanese boy band Kinki Kids. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider performs secret gig – again

STOCKHOLM - Gyllene Tider performed last night at Swedish phone operator Comviq/Tele2's kick-off event in Alvik outside of Stockholm. Read the full story...


Bryan Adams: “I’m sorry Roxette”

STOCKHOLM - Canadian rocker Bryan Adams's new album "Room Service" will be released later this fall. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider runs thank you advertisement

STOCKHOLM - Gyllene Tider thanks all the people that attended the GT25 tour, all 492,252 of them. Read the full story...


“The End”

HALMSTAD - This is it, this is "The End." "The End" is what the last concert was called at Örjans Vall in Halmstad, Gyllene Tider's final concert this tour. Read the full story...


“I never said I’d cancel Roxette”, says Per

HALMSTAD (UPDATED) - While The Daily Roxette waits to see Per Gessle before the final Gyllene Tider concert, it rained, rained, rained… I don't think there has been more rain in Halmstad ever.   Read the full story...


Dark clouds over Roxette, claims Aftonbladet

STOCKHOLM - According to Aftonbladet, Per Gessle says he doesn't have the fire that's needed to keep Roxette running.   Read the full story...


Gessle takes a time out

SUNDSVALL - Next year Per Gessle will disappear from the limelight. "It's a promise I've given my wife, Åsa. Read the full story...


Marie Fredriksson at Ullevi

GOTHENBURG - Roxette's female half, Marie Fredriksson, attended Gyllene Tider's record breaking concert Saturday. Read the full story...


“Finn 5 fel” goes back up to #1

STOCKHOLM - After some The Hives hype, Gyllene Tider reclaims the #1 spot with "Finn 5 fel!" (3x platinum) on the album charts, while "GT25!" (gold) falls to #6 and "Mazarin" (5x platinum) to #27, after merely 59 weeks on the charts. Read the full story...


Sing-along with Gyllene Tider

STOCKHOLM - Delayed a couple of weeks in production, the new karaoke DVD containing Gyllene Tider hit songs has finally been released. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider rocks the pants off of Norrköping

NORRKÖPING - When The Daily Roxette arrived at the Norrköping arena early Tuesday evening, we – along with the local newspaper – were invited to photograph the "meet and greet" with, among others, two girls who were fans of GT who had come all the way from Italy. Read the full story...


Singing in the rain

HALMSTAD (UPDATED) - The gates opened at 5 o'clock, Örjans vall was transformed into a huge carnival area, with GT-karaoke, food stands, beer stands and the merchandise stands, which featured loads of different things.   Read the full story...


“Pop25” opens in Halmstad

HALMSTAD (UPDATED) - A second exhibition celebrating Gyllene Tider's 25th Anniversary has opened its doors to the public. Read the full story...


Estimated tour turnover €16.3 million!

STOCKHOLM - Swedish financial industry newspaper Dagens Industri (Today's Industry), writes this week that Gyllene Tider's summer tour will generate a turnover in excess of 150 million kronor (€16,339,000). Read the full story...


“Poplife” is born

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - The Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet decides to start a new record store on the Internet. Read the full story...


“Finn 5 fel” goes platinum

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - Gyllene Tider's new album, released yesterday, went double platinum - 123,000 copies - in 22 hours! Read the full story...


“Join the Flumeride” in the stores

HALMSTAD - As reported some weeks ago, the "Join the Flumeride" DVD is now out in the stores in Sweden. Read the full story...