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Merry X from Rox

Dear Roxers, thanks for an overwhelming 2014! Not only did we start the Rox XXX-tour in style, but also managed to squeeze in some minutes to do a fab Marie solo-tour + release a couple of PG lyrics/drawings/diaries/nonsense-books, a PG demo CD-box as well as starting up a brand new Roxette album. Read the full story...


Two concerts added

Today two new concerts were added to Roxette's European summer tour. Read the full story...


New merchandise for 2015

Per has just put up a slew of new merchandise on Facebook. Key fobs, a tank top for "les femmes," a tote bag "both for vegetarians and meat lovers," a new baseball hat and stickers, all with the new Rox 30 logo. Read the full story...


Roxette’s management on the ticket prices

There has been some uproar today regarding the pricing of concert tickets for the European leg of the Roxette tour. The following message reached us a few minutes ago from Roxette's manager, Marie Dimberg. Read the full story...


Meanwhile aboard the RoxJet

Since the tour grew to twice the size the other day, we contacted Per to see what he has to say about some of this and some of that. And Pelle. Read the full story...


Roxette takes Europe 2015

Roxette just announced an extension to their 30th anniversary tour with an additional 28 European gigs. Read the full story...


TDR presents The XXX list

  For you who don’t do Spotify, here are the 100 tracks Per put together for his XXX pre-show mixed tape: Paul Revere & the Raiders – Kicks David Bowie – Let’s dance John Mellencamp – Jack & Diane Donkeyboy – Crazysomethingnormal Janis Joplin – Me and Bobby McGee Betty Everett – The shoop shoop song (It’s in his kiss) Nick Lowe – American squirm Air – Sexy boy Lana Del Rey – Summertime Sadness Tom Petty – You got lucky The Who – Substitute The Trashmen – Surfin’ bird The Rolling Stones – Gimme shelter Alma Cogan – Tennesse waltz Meghan Trainor – All about that bass Jefferson Airplane – Somebody to love Shocking Blue – Send me a postcard Dusty Springfield – Son of a preacher man Depeche Mode – Enjoy the silence The Who – Pictures of Lily Kirsty MacColl – Days Ramones – I wanna be sedated The Beach Boys – Good vibrations Tom Petty – Learning to fly Gilbert O’Sullivan – Nothing rhymed Paul Revere & the Raiders – I’m not your stepping stone Blondie – Hanging on the telephone Linnea Henriksson – Halmstad The Byrds – Mr. Read the full story...


#roxxxette

With the new Roxette tour just starting there is some confusion about the infamous hashtag to use when posting about it. Read the full story...


Back in the Wild East

VLADIVOSTOK – We’ve reached Per backstage after the opening show in Vladivostok, Russia. Read the full story...


Roxette’s 30 biggest hits on double CD collection “XXX”

The longest lasting and most successful pop group ever to come out of Scandinavia are making themselves ready to hit the road again. Read the full story...


Badabam!

Well, what do you know! Not much as it turns out. Last night the full Per Gessle Archives were let loose (except volume 5 which still is a vinyl exclusive)! Enjoy the 10 digital parts with... Read the full story...


Per Gessle: “I can’t discuss that.”

Per is in the process of signing all his pre-ordered boxes, more than 1,000. Read the full story...


The Roxette Demos!, Vol. 2

The Roxette Demos!, Vol. 2 is out. Enjoy especially “Turn of the Tide”! Read the full story...


Listen to Your Heart reaches new record

Roxette’s hit single “Listen to Your Heart” has reached an amazing 5 million plays on US radio! Read the full story...


Another week, another release

The next step in releasing The Per Gessle Archives digitally was taken at midnight when The Roxette Demos! Read the full story...


Let’s present the sleeves

Here are the Roxette Demos! sleeves, with Mazarin and En händig man. The Roxette Demos! Read the full story...


PGA 3 & 4 have arrived

Per, the busy little beaver, has started another site: The Per Gessle Archives. Read the full story...


Per Gessle – the author

Per will release not one, but two books September 25: Texter, klotter & funderingar – den svenska delen about all his Swedish releases, obviously in Swedish, and its English counterpart Songs, Sketches & Reflections – the English part. Read the full story...


The PGA in full

The Per Gessle Archives, A Lifetime of Songwriting will be released Sept. 23, in Sweden and in other countries as well if things go as planned. Read the full story...


Roxette hits NZ

Live Nation is excited to announce that legendary Swedish pop-rockers ROXETTE are returning to New Zealand in February 2015 for their first ever concert performance. Read the full story...


The Per Gessle Archives, vols 1 & 2

iTunes has (inadvertently?) released the tracklists of volumes 1 & 2 of The Per Gessle Archives and boy do they look yummy! Read the full story...


Roxette to take another lap around the world

Yesterday it was announced that Roxette would appear in Tallinn, Estonia on November 23, and today a Russian site announced the following dates. It seems the Neverending Tour is kicking in... Read the full story...


The Per Gessle Archives – A Lifetime of Songwriting

For over 35 years Per Gessle’s songwriting has fascinated fans both in Sweden and around the world. Read the full story...


Another RSD release

On his own record label Cosmos, Per Gessle will release a 7" with "Kvar i min bil" (from the 2008 movie "Let the Right One In") and B-side "Loud Clothes" from way back when (2002.) The release is called The Per Gessle Archives and a mysterious box set is promised to be released in September... Read the full story...


“The Look” to be re-released

April 26, Record Store Day in Sweden, "The Look" will be re-released in the original deep red 7" with the red sleeve. Read the full story...


Marie in Gävle – top notch

GÄVLE - Going into the final, northern, part of the tour Marie visited Gävle in the middle of Sweden tonight. Read the full story...


The Ultimate Roxette & Gyllene Tider Xmas article 2013

2013 has been a great year for everyone involved in Roxette and Gyllene Tider with a summer tour and a lot of books, CDs and now even BDs having been released. Read the full story...


And the winners are…

In The Daily Roxette's Xmas contest we have now randomly selected three winners who will receive the new book about Gyllene Tider - "Alla tiders Gyllene Tider" by Anders Roos and Jan-Owe Wikström. Read the full story...


“Look Sharp!” 25 years on New Year’s Eve

On New Year's Eve the documentary "Look Sharp! 25 years" will be broadcast on Swedish Radio P1 and P4. Read the full story...


The Ballad Hits top 10

And as promised, the follow up: The Ballad Hits. Read the full story...