“En händig man” revealed

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STOCKHOLM – In a open hearted, albeit short, interview with Per he has revealed to The Daily Roxette that the new album “En händig man” does not consist of new material after all. Per has done a “Bon Jovi” meaning he has recorded old material in a new and different way. Just like Bon Jovi’s “This Left Feels Right – Greatest Hits with a Twist.” In this way “Leva livet” has become a power ballad, while for instance “Spegelboll” is now a jazz piece.

There will be a couple of new tracks on the album, but the main part is old stuff. “I wanted to take a new view of some of my older material,” Per says, and continues “Some songs I was never happy with, this way I can make them sound just the way I always wanted.” Per compares this new album with the restored and changed original “Star Wars” trilogy.

So the title “En händig man” is really referring to Per being handy in changing the songs around. The album is out June 13, as planned.

This article was written for an earlier version of The Daily Roxette.
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April 1st, 2007

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