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Central is back!

Barry's excellent web site Central is back - this time with the whole new concept. Read the full story...


New album will have the Roxette sound, says Per

Per Gessle is interviewed in Friday's Expressen. He says that the people will recognize the music of the new Roxette, even though the forthcoming album won't sound like ”Joyride” or ”Crash! Read the full story...


Smurfs cover Gyllene Tider!

The Smurfs, those blue cartoon characters, have released their fourth Swedish dance music album. Read the full story...


Trader survey now online

The survey Tracey Kitching did has now been published on the Official Fan Club's pages. Read the full story...


Jimmy Fun Music expands to Finland

The Finnish newspaper Markkinointi & Mainonta (”Marketing & Advertising”) writes in its today's edition that ”Per Gessle expands his entertainment empire to Finland”. Read the full story...


Cheap CD’s also in Finland

EMI's inexpensive compilation CD's, Per Gessle's ”Hjärtats trakt” and Gyllene Tider's ”Ljudet av ett annat hjärta” are now widely available in Finland. Read the full story...


Roxette back to Spain

According to the Official Roxette Fan Club the band is going back to Spain next week. Read the full story...


Per Gessle sued – more info

The Swedish news papers have written a lot about Per Gessle being sued. Read the full story...


Per Gessle sued!

Per Gessle has been sued by Tylöhus art gallery. The gallery claims that Per has broken the contract they did two years ago. Read the full story...


Xtreme RoxTheme competition!

The Official Fan Club has started a competition. The idea is to make Roxette desktop theme for Windows 95. Read the full story...


Tell your opinion and get a free CD!

Tracey Kitching is making a survey on the people and companies who sell Roxette and related CD's and other items via mail. Read the full story...


Per’s solo album in Australia

EMI Australia has sent a letter to the Australian Roxette fans who have subscribed to their Roxette news letter. Read the full story...


Brainpool’s ex-vocalist starts solo career

Janne Kask, the ex-vocalist of Brainpool, is going to start recording a solo album this spring. Read the full story...


Marie’s fax to the fanclub

Marie has sent a short fax to the Official Fan Club. The club has kindly scanned the note to their home page. Read the full story...


“Join the Flumride!”

In March a new documentary on Roxette and Gyllene Tider gets its world's premiere in Halmstad. Read the full story...


Rockbjörn gala live via Internet

Aftonbladet's annual Rockbjörn (”rock bear”) gala will be broadcasted live via the Internet. Read the full story...


No Grammy for Gessle

Per didn't get awarded on yesterday's Swedish Grammy gala. Per's video ”Kix” was nominated in the music video category, but Per wasn't lucky enough this time. Read the full story...


Central Discography delayed

Because of technical problems (= crashed hard disk), Central Discography won't be opened in the very near future. Read the full story...


The “Tiny Tim” mystery solved

Per has finally cleared out who is Tiny Tim who ”shines thru” in ”How Do You Do!”. Read the full story...


Roxette recorded 7 songs

The Official Fan Club forwards a message from Per on their news page. Read the full story...


Per awarded and nominated

Per's ”Kix” video has been nominated for the best video in the Swedish Grammy awards. Read the full story...


TWATG will be released in Canada!

Even though EMI Canada has said before that they wouldn't release Per's solo album ”The World According To Gessle”, says Per himself in his message to the Official Fan Club that the album would be released there in March or April. Read the full story...


Fan club’s exclusive video from Crash! promo

The Official Fan Club has released rare footage from promotional Crash! Boom! Bang! Read the full story...


Only 68 voted “yes”

For a couple of weeks the Roxette fans had an opportunity to take part in the unofficial vote for rec.music.artists.roxette newsgroup. Read the full story...


Per’s report from Spain!

Roxette is busy making a new album in Spain. Hallandsposten was honoured to be the first and the only newspaper to get a detailed report of the recording session. Read the full story...


Unofficial vote for the new newsgroup

The first, though unofficial, vote for the new Roxette newsgroup rec.music.artists.roxette has started. Read the full story...


New addresses for Roxette sites

Last time the Australian Roxette site Roxette On-Line changed their address 3 weeks ago. Read the full story...


False rumors about Roxette split up

There has again rumors about Roxette split up been spread around on the Internet. Read the full story...


Lundquist not a member of Roxette band

Brainpool has released a statement on their homepage saying that their bassist Christoffer Lundquist is indeed on Roxette's forthcoming album. Read the full story...


Central brings the discography back

One of the finest Roxette sites, Central, has a new layout again. Now the whole Central has been divided in two sections, which are ”Wallpapers @ Central” and ”Central Discography”. Read the full story...


Per turned 39!

Roxette's other half, Per Gessle, turned 39. The Daily Roxette congratulates! Per-Håkan Gessle was born in Halmstad, southern Sweden, on January 12, 1959. Read the full story...


Marie’s lyrics on Öhlund’s album

The Official Fan Club tells that Marie has written lyrics for a song on Jenny Öhlund's debut album. Read the full story...