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Track lengths on "Small Town Talk": 1 There's a Place - 03:18 2 The Finest Prize (feat. Helena Josefsson) - 04:11 3 Small Town Talk (feat. Nick Lowe) - 03:39 4 Simple Sound - 03:44 5 Far Too Close (feat. Savannah Church) - 04:37 6 Hold on My Heart (feat. Helena Josefsson) - 03:47 7 No One Makes It on Her Own (feat. Helena Josefsson) - 03:49 8 Being with You - 03:36 9 It Came Too Fast - 03:45 10 Name You Beautiful (feat. Helena Josefsson) - 03:54 11 For the First Time (feat. Helena Josefsson) - 04:17 12 One of These Days - 03:59 13 Rudy & Me (feat. Jessica S) - 05:05

Photo © Micael Engström


Mono Mind's new song "La La Love" is expected to be released this Friday. There will also be a remix of the song by the French DJ and producer Hugel.


While it seems that the release date of "The Finest Prize" was postponed, you can already buy it for example on Google Play or 7digital. https://play.google.com/store/music/album?id=Bao3f3s3qf7znxx4egmiyfivfuy https://www.7digital.com/artist/per-gessle/release/the-finest-prize-feat-helena-josefsson-8011931

Per Gessle's forthcoming album "Small Town Talk" is scheduled to be released on 7 September 2018. You can find the tracklist below: 1 - There's a Place 2 - The Finest Prize (feat. Helena Josefsson) 3 - Small Town Talk (feat. Nick Lowe) 4 - Simple Sound 5 - Far Too Close (feat. Savannah Church) 6 - Hold on My Heart (feat. Helena Josefsson) 7 - No One Makes It on Her Own (feat. Helena Josefsson) 8 - Being with You 9 - It Came Too Fast 10 - Name You Beautiful (feat. Helena Josefsson) 11 - For the First Time (feat. Helena Josefsson) 12 - One of These Days 13 - Rudy & Me (feat. Jessica S)


"The Finest Prize (feat. Helena Josefsson)", the first single from Per Gessle's forthcoming album will likely be released on 22 June.



Chart Beat Podcast: The Hot 100's Top 20 This Week in 1990 – 'U Can't Touch This,' 'Vogue' & More – With Special Guest Roxette's Per Gessle

Roxette ruled with its classic "It Must Have Been Love." "I'm really proud of that era," Gessle says.

On 25 May, Mono Mind will release a 4-track remix EP of their song 'I Found My Soul at Marvingate', including the original version.

Photo © Börje Försäter


Some possible titles from Per Gessle's album “Small Town Talk” (based on repertory information): Far Too Close It Came Too Fast One of These Days Simple Sound Small Town Talk [with Nick Lowe] The Finest Prize There’s a Place

According to a job ad, Gyllene Tider will film a music video for their song "Bäst när det gäller" on 19 and 20 May near Vaxholm. The video will feature a young girl and a young boy, and will be filmed late in the evening and early in the morning.

The cover of Gyllene Tider's forthcoming single "Bäst när det gäller".


Interesting alternative version of 'Stars' without child choir in the chorus.


Roxette - Stars (No Choir Version)

An Alternative Version of Roxette's "Stars", with no Children's Choir in the chorus.

In an article on SVT Nyheter Halland's website, Galavant reveals that the song "Name You Beautiful" was originally written for the Eurovision Song Contest, and tell some details about the co-operation with Per Gessle.


Halmstadtrio släpper VM-låt med Gessle

Tre Halmstadkillar med förkärlek för elektronisk musik hörde av sig till Per Gessle med en undran om samarbete. Nu, fyra år senare, står de tillsammans bakom den officiella låten till bordtennis-VM i Halmstad. – Det är lätt att jobba med Per. Han skiljer sig från vårt sound men är allt...

Listen to "Name You Beautiful", the official song of the World Table Tennis Championship 2018.

Due to its success in Europe (mainly in France and Poland), Save Me a Place (Hugel Remix) was released as a one-track digital single on 16 March.


Per Gessle's forthcoming single "Name You Beautiful" will include a remix version by the co-authors of the song Galavant (Sebastian Atas and Victor Sjöström).


Per Gessle about The Kinks' "Till the end of the day".


Ögonblicket - Per Gessle

Per Gessle om låten som väckte hans musikintresse, The Kinks "Till the end of the day".

Per Gessle's Roxette - tour dates: 11 October - Hamburg (Laeiszhalle, Großer Saal) 12 October - Brussels (Ancienne Belgique) 15 October - London (Hammersmith Apollo) 16 October - Manchester (Apollo) 18 October - Vienna (Wiener Stadthalle, Halle F) 19 October - Zurich (Halle 622) 21 October - Warsaw (Klub Stodoła) 22 October - Berlin (Admiralspalast, Theatersaal) 23 October - Cologne (E-Werk) 25 October - Utrecht (Muziekcentrum Vredenburg) 27 October - Halmstad (Halmstad Arena) 30 October - Saint Petersburg (БКЗ «Октябрьский») 3 November - Espoo (Metro Areena) 5 November - Stockholm (Waterfront) 9 November - Karlstad (Löfbergs Arena) 10 November - Linköping (Saab Arena) 15 November - Oslo (Sentrum Scene) 16 November - Göteborg (Scandinavium)


PER GESSLE'S ROXETTE - 2018 (LONG)

Most likely the tour "Per Gessle's Roxette" will include a date in Zürich on 19 October at Halle 622.


Premiärdags för musikal med Gessles musik

Nyförälskelse och hjärtesorg. På fredagskvällen har musikalen ”Halland love stories” premiär där hallänningarnas kärlekshistorier ackompanjeras av Per Gessles musik. – Det lät som en rolig och udda idé, säger hitmakaren själv.



Name You Beautiful (30 sec snippet)

Listen to Name You Beautiful (30 sec snippet) by Roxette Cafe #np on #SoundCloud


Name You Beautiful (30 sec snippet)

Listen to Name You Beautiful (30 sec snippet) by Roxette Cafe #np on #SoundCloud

Marie in Hong Kong in 1995. Photo © Elven Ho


If you have ever wondered how 'Listen to Your Heart' would sound as a slightly overdone movie soundtrack song.

Listen to Mono Mind's new single.

"I found my soul at Marvingate. I really thought it was too late." New single, to be released on 12 January.


Most likely, the next single by Mono Mind will be a remix of their song "I Found My Soul at Marvingate". The release date is not known yet.

One week ago, on 20 December, WM Classics released two collections with Roxette remix covers, crediting "Joyrides" as the main artist. "The Look of Lounge" and "The Look of Dance" contain downtempo and progressive house remix covers of 10 Roxette songs in four versions. The Look of Dance on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/6ir7esr8ydMTKyrRtrzmTB The Look of Lounge on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/25IeokGmnUsldh4nU37GAm


Photos from Roxette Cafe's post

Jonas Isacsson was the guest of the Guitar Geeks Podcast, where he talked about his time with Roxette, among other things. You can listen to the podcast here (in Swedish): https://www.acast.com/guitargeekspodcastmernduvillvetaomgitarrerfrstrkareochalltdremellan/062-jonas-isacsson


Guitar Geeks Podcast

Vi möte legendaren Jonas Isacsson som har åkt världen runt med Roxette i 25 år fram till 2010. Vi pratar om tiden i Horisont, Hansson de Wolfe United, tiden som studiogitarrist, "kylskåpsrack" och självklart tiden med Gessle och Fredriksson. Vi vill alltid veta hur vi kan bli bättre, ge er Feedback till oss i kommentarerna nedan! TACK för att ni Delar och Recenserar!

"En vacker kväll" will be released digitally on 22 December, but unfortunately there are still tiny 'stops' (around 50 ms silences) at the beginning of the tracks.