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Joyride goes double platinum in Finland

HELSINKI - EMI Finland reports that Roxette's album "Joyride" has sold 100,000 copies in Finland and gone double platinum. Read the full story...


Full tour schedule includes Spain and Switzerland

UPDATED As we reported earlier, Roxette's forthcoming "Room Service" tour – reported to feature 33 songs – will premiere in Stuttgart in late September. Read the full story...


Roxette to perform in Tallinn on November 10th

Roxette will have their first live concert in Estonia on November 10th, two days before traveling 80 kilometers north to Helsinki. Read the full story...


Roxette tour not starting in Helsinki this time

Roxette is not starting their European tour in Helsinki, as they've done on all of their major tours so far. Read the full story...


Per invests in music publishing software

Per, together with ex-ABBA members Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, has become a shareholder in Swedish company NoteHeads AB. Read the full story...


Roxette special on Finnish TV

MTV3 will broadcast a special documentary on Roxette next Sunday, May 6th. The 35-minute program will feature clips from Roxette's recent visit to Helsinki as well as from older interviews. Read the full story...


Roxette to shoot “Milk And Toast And Honey” video

Roxette are preparing to shoot the video for "Milk And Toast And Honey" in the Stockholm archipelago on May 2nd and 3rd. Read the full story...


Roxette looking for big label in the US

HELSINKI - As you probably already know, Roxette doesn't have a record deal for the US. Read the full story...


Lundquist: “There will be a tour and I’m in the band”

HELSINKI - (TDR EXCLUSIVE) Christoffer Lundquist, an all-around musician on Roxette's two latest albums and in the band Brainpool ("discovered" by Per's company Jimmy Fun Music), was playing bass in Roxette's band here today. Read the full story...


“Real Sugar” video features puppet band

HELSINKI - The next single from "Room Service" will be "Real Sugar." Per told The Daily Roxette today that the video for the single has already been shot and that it will be something totally new - at least for Roxette. Read the full story...


Roxette visits Helsinki

HELSINKI - Per and Marie were here in Finland today to promote their new album and The Daily Roxette was in the center of the action. Read the full story...


Per shares tidbits at Roxette.se

UPDATED Per has answered to new questions at the Roxette.se site. Here are the highlights: "Room Service" sheet music is coming. Read the full story...


Meet Roxette in Helsinki

UPDATED Sonera Plaza Kaista, together with a couple of radio stations and Iltalehti newspaper, has a competition in which you can win and meet Per and Marie in Helsinki, Finland on Thursday this week. Read the full story...


Per drives Formula 1 racing car in Germany

Per's dream came true last week when he was allowed to drive a McLaren Formula 1 racing car in Hockenheim, Germany. Read the full story...


Swedish radio listeners vote IMHBL best love song ever

Today's Metro Helsinki has published Top 10 list of best love songs ever, as voted by the listeners of Stockholm radio station Lugna Favoriter 104,7 RTL. Read the full story...


Expressen’s series on Roxette concludes with columnist claiming they “aren’t hungry anymore”

A couple of days ago, we had an English summary of part one of Expressen's article series on Roxette's history. Read the full story...


“Entering Your Heart” on Japanese “Room Service”

The Japanese edition of "Room Service" features a previously unreleased bonus track, "Entering Your Heart (Extended version)". Read the full story...


“Room Service” straight to the top in Sweden

"Room Service" is #1 - on its first week on the Swedish album chart. Read the full story...


Story of Roxette in Expressen

The Swedish newspaper Expressen started today a 3-part article on Roxette's history. Part 1 was published today and part 2 will follow in tomorrow's paper. Read the full story...


“Room Service” does poorly in Swedish reviews

Both Aftonbladet and Expressen have published reviews of Roxette's new album "Room Service". Read the full story...


Stockholm gig a success

"Seldom, if ever, has Café Opera had so much people in at the same time," writes Aftonbladet's reporter Klas Lindberg of yesterday's Roxette show in a club in Stockholm. Read the full story...


“Room Service” officially out; Per and Marie comment

Today is the official release date of "Room Service" in many parts of the world. Read the full story...


Video of Barcelona show available online

Roxette's "showcase" concert at Sala Bikini in Barcelona, Spain was webcast live on the Internet Tuesday evening by los40.com. Read the full story...


MTV Nordic shows new video, quotes TDR

MTV Nordic has started showing Roxette's new "The Centre Of The Heart" video. Read the full story...


“The Centre Of The Heart” video censored by MTV

UPDATED - MTV considers Roxette's new video, directed by Jonas Åkerlund, too vulgar for their viewers. Read the full story...


Roxette.se opens with closed door

Roxette's new official site for promoting their album "Room Service" has been opened. Read the full story...


“Room Service” cover picture not final?

UPDATED - The Official Roxette Fanclub has removed the cover pictures of "Room Service" album and "The Centre Of The Heart" single from their website on request by Roxette's management. Read the full story...


RoxSpain publishes single cover

The very active Spanish Roxette fanclub has published the cover of "The Centre Of The Heart" retail single on their website, RoxSpain. Read the full story...


It’s “Centre”, not “Center”, confirms promo single

The title of Roxette's new track has British spelling, not American spelling which has been widely used also on this site. Read the full story...


“The Centre Of The Heart” video premieres

The Swedish TV4 broadcasted the world premiere of "The Centre Of The Heart" video on Tuesday morning. Read the full story...


Roxette to perform at Swedish song contest – but only as guests

Roxette will be performing in "Schlager-SM," the Swedish pre-selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, on Friday in Malmö, Sweden. Read the full story...


Fanclub publishes new photos from video shooting

The Official Roxette Fanclub has published four previously unseen photos from "The Center Of The Heart" video shooting on their website. Read the full story...