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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...


Samara was a smash

Roxette in Samara, © andyash. Yesterday’s concert in Samara, Russia was a smash, according to Per Gessle. Read the full story...


Roxette live in Kazan: the set list

With the first concert of the tour now completed in Kazan, here is the full set list: 1. Read the full story...


Roxette live in Kazan: the set list

KAZAN, RUSSIA - With the first concert of the tour now completed in Kazan, here is the full set list: 1. Read the full story...


Per makes another mixed tape

As per usual Per Gessle stays up all night with a bottle of wine selecting nothing but the best songs for his audience to hear before the night’s concert. Read the full story...


Per makes another mixed tape

STOCKHOLM - As per usual Per Gessle stays up all night with a bottle of wine selecting nothing but the best songs for his audience to hear before the night's concert. Read the full story...


“Missing” tour dates back

Regarding the Roxette World Tour that starts February 28 in Kazan, Russia; two dates have returned and one date is gone: Mexico City, Mexico has vanished from the tour schedule, it may be back though, stranger things have happened. Read the full story...


Roxette interview from the rehearsals

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - Earlier this week Swedish TV4 Nyhetsmorgon visited Marie and Per at the rehearsal studio. Read the full story...


Concert in Poland sold out

WARSAW - According to several sources, among them Per's own Facebook page, the concert in the Torwar Hall, Poland has been sold out making that the 12th sold out concert of the tour so far. Read the full story...


Plans for Roxette in Canada seem to be coming together

FT. MCMURRAY - Radioman and long time Roxette supporter Ian Seggie of Ft. Read the full story...


Roxette gets good promotion in Denmark

COPENHAGEN - Roxette is getting nice promo for the new album next week on the Danish radio channel P4. Read the full story...


Fan party in Buenos Aires on Sunday

BUENOS AIRES - Roxette Latinoamerica website, together with EMI Argentina, are throwing a pre-listening release party for Charm School on February 13 in Buenos Aires. Read the full story...


“Charm School” – album review

The aim of this record is to amuse and inform! Here it is – the traditional Daily Roxette team album review! Read the full story...


“Charm School” – album review

Here it is - the traditional Daily Roxette team album review! Lars-Erik, Thomas, Judith, Colin & Paul gathered in the virtual TDR newsroom to write up this special review on Roxette’s brand-new album! Read the full story...


“Charm School” leaked

As expected now the full album, both CDs, have leaked to the Internet. Read the full story...


New concerts added to the tour

Ostrava in the Czech Republic, June 27 has been added to the tour. Read the full story...


“Charm School” snippets leaked

(Updated) - This weekend Roxette's forthcoming album Charm School leaked from French online store Qobuz which put up snippets of all songs from both CDs. Read the full story...


Video premiere to be on Facebook

"She's Got Nothing On (But the Radio)" will be released on Roxette's Facebook page tomorrow, Friday 14. Read the full story...


Happy birthday, Per

Today it's Per Gessle's 25th birthday, join us here at TDR in celebrating the Man! Read the full story...


Tour dates added in Germany, Turkey while Gothenburg show moved to larger venue

Three additional dates have been added to the ever growing World Tour 2011 (and others confirmed): May 20 World Trade Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – confirmedMay 25 Macka Kucukciftlik Park, Istanbul, Turkey – addedJune 24 Ingolstadt, Germany – removedJune 25 Neckarsulm, Germany – removedJuly 14 Locarno, Switzerland – confirmed Meanwhile, the concert in Gothenburg, Sweden on July 24 was close to being sold out so it has been moved to Slottsskogsvallen, which is a much larger venue! Read the full story...