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Per meets TDR – Round 3 (Europe)

TDR meets Per to discuss upcoming releases, working with Marie, and much much more. Read the full story...


TDR in Milan: Roxette gives a solid performance

MILAN - Roxette visited Italy for the first time in 26 years, and gave a very solid performance in an intimate setting before 2800 people in a Milan theater. Read the full story...


The Roxette train stops in Helsinki

HELSINKI - A Roxette concert is like a freight train, in both good and bad. The bad thing is that there are no surprise stops. The songs, the arrangements, even the jokes stay basically the same from town to town. On the other hand, the band is like a well-oiled machine that does its job punctually and professionally and you can be certain that you will hear some great pop tunes performed by artists who love their work. Read the full story...


Per: New Roxette album late next year, project with David Guetta

The Finnish newspaper Iltalehti recently had an interview with Per Gessle. The insightful piece is written by a long-time Roxette fan Mari Pudas. Read the full story...


Per wants Heikki L to remove video: “Very strange and silly”

Per Gessle has released a statement about the video for his cooperation with Heikki L, “You Don’t Want Love.” Per Gessle appears as a guest solist on DJ Heikki’s single “You Don’t Want Love”. Read the full story...


Heikki L speaks about Gessle cooperation

In a short interview with Ilta-Sanomat, Heikki L speaks about his recent cooperation with Per Gessle, a song called "You Don't Want Love." Heikki L is a Finnish producer and DJ who has previously worked with artists like David Guetta, Tiësto and Armin van Buuren. Read the full story...


Roxette tour extends to Down Under in 2015

According to Australian newspaper Herald Sun and New Zealand site UTR, Roxette will visit down under in February 2015. Read the full story...


“Man blir yr” video premieres on Aftonbladet

Aftonbladet TV has released the video for Gyllene Tider’s latest single, “Man blir yr”: Read the full story...


Young Halmstad songstress opens Gyllene Tider concerts

Linnea Henriksson, a 26-year-old singer from Halmstad (where Gyllene Tider also originates) will be the opening act during Gyllene Tider’s summer tour. Read the full story...


Roxette tour album to be called “T2”

According to Per’s Twitter message, Roxette’s forthcoming tour album and the follow-up to the 1992 “Tourism” album will be called “T2”. Read the full story...


Roxette visits Helsinki

Ten years after their last visit, Roxette rejoins on stage in Helsinki’s Hartwall Areena ice hockey rink. Read the full story...


Kim Herold to open the show in Helsinki

Kim Herold will be the opening act for Roxette in their Helsinki concert next Tuesday. Read the full story...


Per cancels interviews under Finland concert

According to our sources, Per has cancelled all his interviews before tomorrow’s concert in Finland due to a sore throat. Read the full story...


Photos from the Latvia gig

Oskars Kupše from Rock’n’photos.com sent us some nice photos from the Latvia concert! Read the full story...


Welcome to the new Daily Roxette!

Welcome to the all-new Daily Roxette! As you can see, we’ve (finally) done a complete overhaul to the site. Read the full story...


Official Roxette app for Android, BlackBerry and iPhone

(Updated) - Mobile Roadie is releasing an official Roxette app for Android, BlackBerry and iPhone. Read the full story...


“She’s Got Nothing On” video now available online

The new "She's Got Nothing On (But The Radio)" video is now available online on Roxette Official Facebook page and on YouTube. Read the full story...


Roxette single title revealed? (Updated)

Update: It's true! The single will be out on January 10. Cutting Room Studios briefly released a blog post on their website saying that Roxette's forthcoming single is titled "She's Got Nothing On (But The Radio)." The post was later removed, but it's still available in Google cache. Read the full story...


Roxette single out on January 10: “She’s Got Nothing On (But The Radio)”

Per Gessle just confirmed it: Roxette's next single will be called "She's Got Nothing On (But The Radio)" and it will be out on January 10. Read the full story...


“Roxette announcement” expected on November 2

(Updated) - Roxette tweeted today that there will be "some kind of Rox announcement" on November 2. Read the full story...


Marie to perform at Citytunneln inauguration

MALMö - Marie Fredriksson will perform together with her husband Micke Bolyos at the inauguration ceremony of Citytunneln, a 17-kilometer rail link between Malmö Central Station and the Öresund Bridge. Read the full story...


Roxette to play in Halmstad on August 14

(Updated) - As a replacement for the canceled Anderstorp concert, Roxette will play in its hometown Halmstad on August 14. Read the full story...


Additional NOTP concert in Antwerp on November 11

To meet the demand for tickets, there will be an additional Night of the Proms concert in Antwerp, Belgium on November 11. Read the full story...


EMI confirms Roxette’s Prom tour dates

(Updated) - As you know, Roxette is taking part in the Nokia Night of the Proms 2009 tour along with many other top artists. Read the full story...


Swedish charts show Tracks celebrates 25 years on the air

The charts show Tracks has been broadcast on Swedish Radio P3 weekly for 25 years. Read the full story...


SingStar gets Roxette ballads pack

(Updated) - Sony reports that as a part of their big SingStar update due this week's Thursday, the popular PlayStation 3 singing game will get "Roxette Ballads" SongPack. Read the full story...


Marie Fredriksson turns 51

Marie Fredriksson had her 51st birthday yesterday. She was born as Gun-Marie Fredriksson in Össjö, Sweden on May 30, 1958. Read the full story...


EMI Music triples full-year earnings

LONDON - EMI Music, Roxette's record company since the very beginning, has made a good financial result after years of severe problems. Read the full story...


Per surprises with tour set list

HELSINKI - Per started his Party Crasher tour last night in Helsinki, Finland. Read the full story...


Party Crasher tour kicks off today

HELSINKI - Per Gessle starts his first-ever European solo tour in Helsinki tonight. Read the full story...


Per: Marie may join me on stage; Stockholm concerts to be filmed for DVD

Per has started his tweeting career enthusiastically. He has already answered dozens of fans' questions using his @PartyPleaser Twitter account and revealed some nice tidbits about the forthcoming tour. Read the full story...


Per “celebrates 30 years of pop music” with cover tracks set list

(Updated) - Per revealed a big surprise today; instead of playing his own songs on the Party Crasher tour, he's going to perform mostly cover tracks. Read the full story...