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“Nox” video world premiere

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - The video for "Opportunity Nox" will be premiered exclusively online by the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet February 7th. Read the full story...


“Nox” gets four out of five in Sweden

STOCKHOLM - Both Aftonbladet's Per Bjurman and Expressen's Anders Nunstedt give Roxette's new single "Opportunity Nox" 4 out of 5 today. Read the full story...


Gessle’s work with Lisa L results in “Rainclouds” forecast in France

FRANCE - Per Gessle’s collaboration with Swedish singer/songwriter Lisa Lindebergh resulted in a song called "Rainclouds" which received a French lyric and the title "Depuis La Nuit des Temps."   This song has been recorded by the French group "What For" and has just been released. Read the full story...


Marie to attend the ceremony

STOCKHOLM - "Due to the information in today's Expressen we hereby deny the info given strongly," says Marie through her manager Marie Dimberg. Read the full story...


Gessle to take Gyllene Tider for a spin?

STOCKHOLM - Next year Gyllene Tider turns 25. Today The Daily Roxette can reveal the group’s plans of a reunion, all according to Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet. Read the full story...


Per and Marie to get Medal from the King of Sweden!

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - This Friday, January 31, Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson will receive the King's Medal of the Eighth Size with Royal Blue Ribbon, from His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, the King of Sweden. Read the full story...


Gessle makes big profit on Hotell Tylösand

STOCKHOLM - Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet reveals today that Per Gessle's hotel made a profit of 27 million kronor ($3.2 million) last year. Read the full story...


“Opportunity Nox” on your door on February 3rd

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - Roxette's new single, "Opportunity Nox," (EMI 7243-5518972) will be hitting the European airwaves on February 3rd. Read the full story...


Marie thanks her fans for their support

STOCKHOLM - The Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet published a message from Marie Fredriksson today in which she thanks all her fans for their support. Read the full story...


Marie to undergo chemotherapy; tumor was cancerous

EDITOR'S NOTE - Marie Fredriksson's condition is a lot worse than has previously been reported, according to an article appearing in today's edition of the Swedish newspaper Expressen. Read the full story...


Discography book available though various outlets

STOCKHOLM - The Daily Roxette has some answers to questions our readers have asked about "The Look For Roxette."   The book is written in English and will not be translated into any other language. Read the full story...


Per Gessle’s web design company lays off employees

STOCKHOLM - The web design company Famestudios, owned in part by Per Gessle along with Bonnier, "IT-Guru" Christer Sturmark, and ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus, has fired their project managers and programmers. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider’s 25th Anniversary?

STOCKHOLM - The Swedish tabloid newspaper Expressen reports today about a possible Gyllene Tider comeback. Read the full story...


“The Look for Roxette” – the discography and more

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - After eight years of hard work, Robert Thorselius's Roxette and related discography book "The Look For Roxette - The Illustrated Worldwide Discography & Price Guide" will finally be published during the first week of December. Read the full story...


Listen to the interview with Per on TV4 online

STOCKHOLM - Per Gessle was the featured guest on Swedish TV4's "Nyhetsmorgon" program this past Saturday, November 9th. Read the full story...


Swedish paper puts Marie at top of their “in” list

STOCKHOLM - Tabloid newspapers and entertainment magazines often publish "in" and "out" lists. Read the full story...


Marie’s recovery continues to go well

STOCKHOLM - The Swedish tabloid Expressen publishes an article today where it states that Marie continues to feel better and better. Read the full story...


Love, peas and copy protection: Per talks with TDR

STOCKHOLM - It's a neatly dressed but slightly hung over and tired Per Gessle who meets The Daily Roxette at Hotel Lydmar at Stureplan here in central Stockholm. Read the full story...


Per good for half a billion SEK

STOCKHOLM - Dagens Industri, a Swedish newspaper that focuses on financial news, has recently mapped Per's business empire. Read the full story...


GylleneTider.com is born!

We received this press release: After some time of preparation, a new Gyllene Tider site is born. Read the full story...


New “Greatest Hits” album to be released in June

STOCKHOLM - Roxette will release another 'Greatest Hits' album in June… or maybe even two. Read the full story...


Clips of Roxette videos at Aftonbladet.se

STOCKHOLM - You can now view one-minute snippets of almost every Roxette video at Aftonbladet's website. Read the full story...


Per tributes Joey Ramone on album

STOCKHOLM - Per will record a Ramones song for an upcoming Swedish tribute album to Joey Ramone who died last spring of cancer. Read the full story...


Gessle buys a 550 Barchetta Pininfarina

Per recently bought a new Ferrari, this time a Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina for about 2-3,000,000 SEK. Read the full story...


Gessle among Sweden’s most exported song writers

STOCKHOLM - According to STIM, the people in Sweden who made the most money on their music in 2000 were Max Martin, Per Gessle and Benny Andersson, the "Swedish pop music giants."   In total, STIM paid 910 million SEK ($91 million USD) to Swedish and foreign composers and publishers, which was an increase of 11% compared to 1999. Read the full story...


Roxette tops Swedish singles chart – in FIRST week!

STOCKHOLM - "Centre of the Heart" immediately entered the singles chart here at the #1 spot today, making this Roxette's first #1 single since "Sleeping In My Car."   Per had hinted that Roxette would enter the Swedish singles sales charts at #1, and now that it's happened, it becomes only their third song to top the Swedish sales chart. Read the full story...


EMI continues to look for a buyer… perhaps BMG?

According to Veckans Affärer, EMI and Bertelsman (BMG) are considering a merger. Once again, EMI will be the biggest record company in the world if the merger happens (or at least become part of the biggest company). Read the full story...


Per writing music for bridge opening

Per Gessle has been commissioned to write a musical piece for the opening of the Öresundsbron (Öresund Bridge) on July 1st. Read the full story...


Marie’s summer tour tickets on sale

The tickets for Marie's summer tour are on sale as of today. The price is 250 SEK (27.95 USD), which is a bit steep in my opinion. Read the full story...