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Per hints at Canada tour

In a TT (Swedish news provider) article today Per reveals Roxette may go to Canada next fall, after the world tour’s end, thus in reality extending it. Read the full story...


Perth II added

PERTH – Due to collosal demand there has been a second Perth date added to the Australian tour: February 24. Read the full story...


Roxette goes back to Finland as well

HELSINKI – The Neverending Tour keeps expanding; another concert has been added to the fall leg of the tour. Read the full story...


Single concert in Sydney becomes full tour of Oz and New Zealand

UPDATED – As suspected, Roxette’s “single” concert in Sydney on February 17th has grown into a full-fledged tour of “Down Under.” So far these concerts have been confirmed: Feb 11 Vector Arena, Auckland, NZ. Read the full story...


Original Album Series released in Sweden

STOCKHOLM – The Original Album Series sets of Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson were released in Sweden this week by EMI Svenska. Read the full story...


Sydney sold out

SYDNEY – Roxette’s concert on February 17 in Sydney, Australia has been totally sold out. Read the full story...


Energized concert in Gothenburg

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve added an interview with bass player Magnus Börjeson to this article, click “Read more” to get to that section.] GOTHENBURG – After having traveled more than 1360 km (850 miles) to and from Gothenburg, after having experienced one of the better Roxette concerts I’ve seen and after having gotten the Vanilla Coke-fix taken care of by The Daily Roxette’s German correspondent this reporter is now back in his chair sorting through photos and impressions (and McDonald’s Coke glasses)… Rain was falling, or threatening to fall, over Gothenburg all weekend but when Roxette walked onto stage, it stopped raining. Read the full story...


Speak To Me next single in Germany

According to a short message from Per on Facebook the next Roxette single in Germany will be, as predicted, “Speak To Me”. Read the full story...


Biljett.nu back in action

The Daily Roxette has mentioned this before, but according to an article in today’s Aftonbladet biljett.nu keeps selling tickets to Roxette’s free concert at Tivoli in Copenhagen, Denmark July 22. Read the full story...


The Nöjet/Live Nation vs. Biljett.nu ticket problem last fall

Clarification from Roxette’s management: The Swedish Market Court decided not to open the case Nöjet/Live Nation vs. Read the full story...


Roxette is working on new album

Swedish newspaper Expressen reveals today that Roxette is already working on the next album. Read the full story...


Greatest Hits cover art and track list

Roxette’s new greatest hits album, aptly named Greatest Hits, will be released in the United States on July 26. Read the full story...


Charm School in the US

As previously reported Charm School will finally be released in the US. The release date has been set to July 26 and EMI/Capitol US will release the album digitally only. Read the full story...


Happy birthday, Marie!

Marie in Halmstad, 2010. Photo by Ulf Stjernbo. As Roxette plays Romania for the first time ever tonight, it’s Marie Fredriksson’s birthday! Read the full story...


Radio climbs to #5… on the radio (radio)

Bolstered by their current world tour, Roxette’s single “She’s Got Nothing On (But the Radio)” continues to be a major hit – on the radio. Read the full story...


Just one 7″ vinyl, not two as previously stated

Not as excellent news for the record collectors out there: there will be only one 7″ single and that’s “Speak To Me” (new release date May 25). Read the full story...


Not one, but two new singles

Good news for all the record collectors out there. The new Roxette singles, yes there are two of them, will be released on 7″ vinyl! Read the full story...


Next single in Germany: Way Out

EMI Germany has chosen “Way Out” to be the next single off Charm School. Read the full story...


South American tour opened

Last night Roxette played the Velodromo in Montevideo, Uruguay and with that the second leg of the tour has been opened. Read the full story...


Neverending Tour beefed up in Sweden as well

Roxette’s Neverending Tour has just added two more dates in Sweden: July 24 Slottsskogsvallen, GothenburgNovember 3 Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, ticket price 475-595 SEK plus service fee.November 4 Malmö Arena, Malmö, ticket price 450-550 SEK plus service fee. Read the full story...


Special edition of Charm School in China

China will release a special edition of Charm School, the deluxe version, without “Sleeping In My Car” as that song has been deemed too sexual for the Chinese people. Read the full story...


Tonight’s concert in Tallinn postponed until July

Tonight’s sold-out concert at Saku Hall in Tallinn has been canceled due to Marie Fredriksson having laryngitis. Read the full story...


Roxette in Latvia

Tonight, Roxette enters the stage of the Riga Arena in Riga, Latvia. It’s the second concert of the tour in the Baltics. Read the full story...


Roxette tour merchandise 2011

Everyone knows you can’t have a tour without tour merchandise! Roxette’s still unnamed 2011 World Tour has it too of course. Read the full story...


The Tour continues – in Germany

Good news for German fans, not so great for the rest of the world so far. Read the full story...


Radio added to UK chart

Roxette’s first single in the UK in ages (“Radio”) was added to the A list last week, and now enters the UK Radio Airplay Chart at #31 being the top entry of the week! Read the full story...


Roxette accused of plagiarism

The singer of the Norwegian band Hollywood Vampires Paul E. Vercouteren has accused Roxette of stealing parts of their old song “She Had Nothing On But the Radio” (released in 2008) and used them in their new track “She’s Got Nothing On (But the Radio)”. Read the full story...


Concerts added in Spain

LiveNation has announced two concert dates in Spain for Roxette. The band will play the Palacio Vistalegre Arena in Madrid and the Sant Jordi Club in Barcelona on November 18 & 19 respectively. Read the full story...


Roxette in Novosibirsk

The set list for the Novosibirsk concert changed slightly from the concert before; “Way Out” was cut, while “Watercolours in the Rain” was reinstated. Read the full story...


Roxette makes the A list in the UK

Roxette has made the so called A list on BBC Radio 2 in the UK. Read the full story...


Roxette live in Yekaterinburg: the set list

YEKATERINBURG - The set list for the evening: 1. Dressed For Success2. Sleeping In My Car3. Read the full story...


Samara was a smash

SAMARA - Yesterday's concert in Samara, Russia was a smash, according to Per Gessle. Read the full story...