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Report from the Bergen gig

BERGEN - On Saturday September 3, as previously reported, Per Gessle and band performed an exclusive concert for the staff at Hydro in the Grieg Hall in Norwegian town Bergen. Read the full story...


Norwegian Hydro celebrates centennial with Per

BERGEN - Norwegian oil company Hydro is celebrating their 100-year anniversary and "Per Gessle & band" have accepted an invitation to play for the staff in the northern town of Bergen on September 3. Read the full story...


Christoffer Lundquist to release a solo EP

Christoffer Lundquist, who has worked as a musician and producer on many recent Gessle and Roxette albums, releases a 4-track solo EP on August 22. Read the full story...


Per explains his side of the ‘Syd’ dispute

HALMSTAD - Per Gessle has issued this statement to The Daily Roxette due to the recent reports of Per and Micke 'Syd' being in dispute. Read the full story...


Per Gessle inspired Brainpool to release greatest hits album

"It was actually your beloved Per Gessle who initiated the compilation," said Brainpool's David Birde in an exclusive interview with The Daily Roxette regarding their forthcoming greatest hits album.   Read the full story...


“I’m gonna run to you…”

HELSINKI - Finally it has happened! Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Roxette, Visa Kopu, has finally gotten his Tia! Read the full story...


Per releases remix album of “Mazarin” songs

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - Per has said earlier that he's working on a new album and now he has revealed parts of the new material. Read the full story...


Per sends year-end greetings to TDR readers

HALMSTAD - In a fax message sent today to the TDR newsroom, Per wishes the readers of The Daily Roxette a splendid 2005… He-he-hey!!! Read the full story...


“I never said I’d cancel Roxette”, says Per

HALMSTAD (UPDATED) - While The Daily Roxette waits to see Per Gessle before the final Gyllene Tider concert, it rained, rained, rained… I don't think there has been more rain in Halmstad ever.   Read the full story...


Golden pop art in Halmstad

HALMSTAD - Pop25 lets The Daily Roxette know that there will be another exhibit in Halmstad this summer, namely "Gyllene Popkonst - en resa genom 25 år (Golden Pop Art - a journey through 25 years)". Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider signs new record deal for North America

NEW YORK - As Aftonbladet mentioned today, Per is currently visiting New York City. Read the full story...


Per’s greetings to the readers of TDR

HELSINKI - Here's something very funny and very exclusive for the readers of The Daily Roxette. Read the full story...


Per and his band perform an intense club gig in Helsinki

HELSINKI - The rock club Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland wasn't completely packed with people, but that made the atmosphere even more enjoyable and intimate for those fortunate enough to be there. Read the full story...


“The shortest world tour ever” ends in Helsinki – Per talks with TDR

HELSINKI - The Daily Roxette meets a neatly dressed Per Gessle in Hotel Simonkenttä, Helsinki, Finland. Read the full story...


Per Gessle on tour – finally!

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - It may have been the pressure from the media or from the fans, or Per Gessle's own lust for touring, or the mix of all of it, but in the end, Per has managed to arrange a tour around the end of July to mid-August. Read the full story...


Late night with Per at Leif’s

HALMSTAD - Per Gessle enters one of the conference rooms at Hotel Tylösand around midnight, after a massively successful mini concert and a chaotic, but peaceful, record signing session. Read the full story...


Per rocks Leif’s Lounge with his release party

HALMSTAD (UPDATED) - Per Gessle threw a release party for friends, select media and competition winners Tuesday night to promote his new album "Mazarin". Read the full story...


“Nox” video world premiere

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - The video for "Opportunity Nox" will be premiered exclusively online by the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet February 7th. Read the full story...


Groove Coverage forced to turn over 50% of royalties

Per Gessle's lawyers have certainly been busy lately. In two cases related to copyright infringement, decisions have been reached: Gessle vs. Read the full story...


“Breathe” demo to appear on “‘Nox” maxi-single

STOCKHOLM - The Tits&Ass demo version of "Breathe" will be included as the third track on the maxi-single version of "Opportunity Nox" when it is released on February 24th (EMI 7243 -5518972). Read the full story...


Discography competition: winners announced!

The three winners of our Roxette discography book competition have been chosen and they are: Chris Oriet, Canada Marc de Kort, The Netherlands Angela Nußbaum, Germany We will contact the winners directly. Read the full story...


The year in review: TDR looks back at 2002

Marie's brain tumor… withdrawing from "Night of the Proms"… thousands of get-well wishes from fans around the world… releasing a ballad hits compilation that included new songs… Per in court…   A lot of things - unfortunately not all of them good - happened to Roxette in the year 2002. Read the full story...


Warm holiday greetings from TDR!

As we approach the end of the year and look toward the possibilities of a new year, we at The Daily Roxette want to wish our readers a very Happy Holiday and more importantly, a Peaceful 2003 full of good health for us all. Read the full story...


Love, peas and copy protection: Per talks with TDR

STOCKHOLM - It's a neatly dressed but slightly hung over and tired Per Gessle who meets The Daily Roxette at Hotel Lydmar at Stureplan here in central Stockholm. Read the full story...


“Spun” spins “Stupid” as background noise

LAS VEGAS - Jonas Åkerlund's feature film "Spun" premiered at the CineVegas Film Festival here last weekend with a Roxette song in the soundtrack. Read the full story...


Åkerlund’s “Spun” to premiere at CineVegas

LAS VEGAS - The world premiere of Spun will take place on June 8th at the Palms Hotel and Casino during the CineVegas International Film Festival. Read the full story...


Marie and Per attend “Chess” premiere

STOCKHOLM - Marie and Per, along with their spouses, attended the premiere of the musical "Chess" (by Benny and Björn of ABBA) at the Cirkus Theatre, located in the Skansen ecopark here on Saturday, February 23rd. Read the full story...


“Centre of the Heart” included on Sony Playstation game

TONALA (MEXICO) - It was unmistakable. Walking down a crowded aisle in a street fair here in Mexico, the sound of "Nah, nah, nah, Nah, nah, nah…" coming from a vendor's booth. Read the full story...


Exclusive pictures from NRJ Radio Awards

STOCKHOLM - The Daily Roxette is proud to present exclusive pictures from Monday's NRJ Radio Awards, taken by our reporter/photographer Thomas Evensson. Read the full story...


Exclusive pictures from Helsinki concert

HELSINKI - TDR had its own reporter and photographer on location when Roxette visited Finland's capital Helsinki on Monday. Read the full story...


Recording sessions planned for March; tour will likely continue next summer

HELSINKI - Roxette said in their press conference yesterday immediately prior to the concert here that after finishing their current tour, they are planning to write as much new music as possible. Read the full story...


EMI Sweden’s director speaks about his company, Roxette, and the Swedish music industry

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Daily Roxette's Angie Perrault, who is currently in college and studying for a career in the music industry, spoke recently with Stefan Gullberg, the director of EMI Svenka AB, about the strengths and weaknesses of his company, the state of the Swedish music industry, and - of course - Roxette. Read the full story...