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Allegrini produces Per’s new wines

VERONA/STOCKHOLM – Allegrini, located just north of Verona, Italy, is the leading producer in the Valpolicella Classico area and one of the most highly acclaimed wineries in Italy and throughout the world. Read the full story...


Per Gessle goes into the wine business

UPDATED: Per Gessle is “releasing” two wines later this fall; Kurt & Lisa (named after his parents) and Furet (named after the neighborhood he grew up in.) “The wines started out as being made exclusively for Hotel Tylösand but they turned out so amazing I wanted to have a go on the commercial market as well,” says Per to The Daily Roxette. Read the full story...


And the winners are…

The Daily Roxette in cooperation with Roxette’s official web store are proud to present the winners in our contest. Read the full story...


“So you think Sweden is all fun and games huh? It can be very dark.” – The Beacon, NYC

NEW YORK CITY – Shortly after 9 pm Roxette entered the stage at The Beacon Theatre on 74th and Broadway in New York City, USA. Read the full story...


Roxette to open Friends Arena

STOCKHOLM – Roxette is one of the acts to perform at the opening of the new Friends Arena in Stockholm. Read the full story...


“The Sweet Hello” climbs in Sweden

Roxette’s latest single, “The Sweet Hello, The Sad Goodbye” [Bassflow Remake] has entered the Swedish Music Control (official airplay) chart as the #1 Highest Chart Climber this week and as #3 Highest Climber by Points. Read the full story...


Boston concert moved!

Please note that Roxette’s concert in Boston, USA, has been moved to a new venue and a new date: Boston, US, House of Blues, September 4. Read the full story...


Pre-listen “The Sweet Hello, The Sad Goodbye” on Facebook

In a newsletter from EMI Per writes: There was a time when you recorded LP albums. Read the full story...


Rox on Nordic Rox and in Borlänge

UPDATED. This Sunday, June 3, at 8 pm EST Sirius XM will broadcast a Nordic Rox Roxette tour special on The Spectrum. Read the full story...


New single to be out soon

Per, being back in Sweden, just revealed on Facebook that the next single off Travelling will be “Touched by the Hand of God”. Read the full story...


Roxette to finally hit the US and Canada

UPDATED – On September 14 Roxette will play the Masonic Center in San Francisco. Read the full story...


Per has made a new mixed tape

Head over to roxette.se and take a gander at the brand new playlist Per has made. Read the full story...


“Travelling” is now on iTunes for pre-order

The price is 105 SEK (11 €) in Sweden. The price includes an unnamed bonus track, but Per has since revealed that it’s the T&A demo of “Lover Lover Lover.” The vinyl album will contain two bonus tracks as well; the demos of “Me & You & Terry & Julie” and “Charm School.” Snippets available on Amazon UK. Read the full story...


The new single is “It’s Possible”

The good news keep rolling in! On Friday, March 2, Roxette’s new single “It’s Possible” (version one) will be released, both to radio and as a digital release. Read the full story...


Roxette no longer hints at US tour in September – it’s a done deal

Per commented on Facebook today that “US in September should be fun” and added that tickets are to be released in April. Read the full story...


“Travelling” tracklist revealed

The tracklist of Travelling has now been revealed in full. See below with comments from Per Gessle: Me & You & Terry & JulieTerry & Julie are the two youngsters from the Kinks’ “Waterloo Sunset” but everyone knows that, right??? Read the full story...


Rox rocks Sydney

SYDNEY – Tonight (last night in Australia) Roxette performed the first of three Sydney gigs, all sold out. Read the full story...


Roxette receives award

Roxette has received the Government’s Honorary Award for Swedish Music Exports. Different variants of the Honorary Award for Swedish music exports have since 2006 been awarded to someone in the music industry who have made longstanding efforts to promote and spread Swedish music abroad and helped to spread a positive image of Sweden, says the Swedish government’s site. Read the full story...


Roxette – Travelling

Roxette’s forthcoming album title has been changed to Travelling. Per has just outed the new sleeve on Facebook. Read the full story...


Beat fans in Roxette competition

The Look CompetitionOpen: December 16 – January 6 2012Prize: Signed Roxette Album and Singles!!!BE THE BEST BEAT THE REST, SING WITH THE ROXETTE SINGBOX AND COMPETE FOR FAN-TASTIC PRIZES. Read the full story...


Get The Ultimate Roxette Kit

In a charity auction on Tradera you can win an Ultimate Roxette Kit containing: 10 Per Gessle guitar picksA set of Pelle Alsing’s drumsticksA signed by Per copy of Charm School1 tote bag with the Roxette Room Service logo3 Roxette pins1 gray Charm School T-shirt (L)1 black Charm School tank top (M)1 tour poster from 20111 tour poster from Join the Joyride, Stockholm 1992 The profits go directly to Musikhjälpen’s charity, this time being the right for girls to attend school. Read the full story...


Roxette returns to South America in 2012

2011 has been an amazing year for Roxette with a fantastic world tour and the great success of the new album Charm School. Read the full story...


Marie in new Roosmark charity calender

Caroline Roosmark, the Swedish photographer who has taken the recent Roxette photographs, has this year also made a calendar for charity. Read the full story...


Roxette world tour; Per’s latest mix tape

As you may or may not know, before every tour Per spends a night in front of his stereo system with a bottle of wine to put together the perfect mix tape to play while fans all over the world wait for Roxette to come on stage. Read the full story...


Roxette adds more dates spring 2012

Roxette has just announced these dates, although most of them were already known via other channels: Feb 11 Auckland, Vector Arena (New Zealand)Feb 14 Brisbane, Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 16 Sydney, Sydney Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 17 Sydney, Sydney Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 18 Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena (Australia)Feb 20 Adelaide, Adelaide Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 22 Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena (Australia)Feb 24 Brisbane, Brisbane Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 25 Sydney, Sydney Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 28 Perth, Challenge Stadium (Australia)Feb 29 Perth, Challenge Stadium (Australia) Mar 3 Jakarta, Indoor Tennis Stadium (Indonesia)Mar 6 Singapore, Singapore Indoor Stadium (Singapore)Mar 8 Hong Kong, Convention Center (Hong Kong) Apr 19 Bogotá (Colombia) Jun 3 Johannesburg, Coca-Cola Dome (South Africa)Jun 5 Durban, ICC Durban Arena (South Africa)Jun 8 Cape Town, Grand Arena (South Africa) Jul 3 Glasgow SECC, Glasgow (UK)Jul 4 Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester (UK)Jul 6 LG Arena, Birmingham (UK) This makes the world tour 98 gigs long (99 if you count Colombia which still isn’t officially confirmed,) and there is much much more to come. Read the full story...


Roxette will tour North America

During last night’s episode of Nordic Rox on satellite radio network Sirius XM, Per Gessle was interviewed in London by co-host Sven Lindström. Read the full story...


And finally – more UK dates

According to Real Radio Northwest, Roxette will add three more dates in the UK come July : July 3 Glasgow SECC, GlasgowJuly 4 Manchester Evening News Arena, ManchesterJuly 6: LG Arena, Birmingham Tickets go on sale this Friday at 9am. Read the full story...


Bid on unique artwork by Marie Fredriksson

Tre vänner Marie has drawn this charcoal piece called “Tre vänner” (“Three Friends”) which is being auctioned out.All profits from the auction go towards the Child Diabetes Fund, and is arranged by the Child Diabetes Fund together with the medical company Eli Lilly along with the Swedish Auction Office. Read the full story...


The next single off Charm School is No One Makes It On Her Own

EMI has silently and without any promotion at all released a new single from Charm School – “No One Makes It On Her Own.” The release is so far purely digital, but should a physical need arise, EMI is no stranger to releasing it for real. Read the full story...


Roxette-Sweden 1-0

STOCKHOLM – After the last few weeks of good reviews of Roxette here at TDR there’s nothing much to add really. Read the full story...


Vikunja opening for Roxette – again

Halmstad-based band Vikunja opened for Roxette in Halmstad last August and were personally invited by Per Gessle to open for Roxette again, in Stockholm’s Globen (The Globe) on Thursday and in Malmö Arena on Friday. Read the full story...


Charm School Revisited

Charm School Revisited  – To be released November 28th 2011 has been a fantastic year for Roxette. Read the full story...