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Lady Gaga track makes MTV blogger remember Roxette

NEW YORK – One of the tracks on Lada Gaga’s forthcoming new album “Born This Way” has a staffer at MTV headquarters here in Times Square thinking about Roxette. Read the full story...


Chorus of 10-year-olds at New York City public school cover Roxette

NEW YORK – Their performance of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” at the Academy Awards this past February was seen by some 40 million-plus U.S. Read the full story...


Voice in the Amsterdam crowd belongs to a Brazilian fan

NEW YORK – It was in May 2009 when Marie Fredriksson, having fully recovered from brain cancer, rejoined Per Gessle onstage for the first time. Read the full story...


Fans and band members stay After School in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES – Immediately following last night’s sold-out concert, The Daily Roxette and Run to Roxette hosted an After School Party at the Dorsia nightclub in the trendy Puerto Madero district near Luna Park. Read the full story...


TDR to co-host After School party in Buenos Aires

Groups of Roxette fans in many countries around the world have organized parties over the years, and if you have ever been to one of those events, you know how special they are. Read the full story...


Fan party in Buenos Aires on Sunday

BUENOS AIRES - Roxette Latinoamerica website, together with EMI Argentina, are throwing a pre-listening release party for Charm School on February 13 in Buenos Aires. Read the full story...


Happy birthday, Per

Today it's Per Gessle's 25th birthday, join us here at TDR in celebrating the Man! Read the full story...


In Memoriam: Longtime Canadian fan Cory Mistysyn, 32

It is with profound sadness that The Daily Roxette learned yesterday of the death of Cory Mistysyn, a longtime fan of Roxette and Per Gessle and loyal reader of this newspaper. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider/Roxette fan becomes a Swedish knight

NEW YORK - Few Gyllene Tider/Roxette fans have been in a position to share their love of Per's music with others as much as Scott Greenstein, who as the Chief Content Officer of Sirius XM, is the one who approached Per with the idea for the program that was later named Nordic Rox. Read the full story...


Argentinian fan who learned to speak Swedish is subject of Aftonbladet article

There's an article in today's edition of Aftonbladet about Diego Nuñez, a long-time Roxette fan who lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read the full story...


Is there a party in your head?

Have you ever heard people talking about getting certain songs stuck in their head – sometimes all day long? Read the full story...


Per’s concert in Gent a real doorbuster

GENT, BELGIUM - Per Gessle had a doorbuster of a concert here in Gent last night.  Read the full story...


Fans in Buenos Aires plan big Rox20 party with support from EMI

Fans in Argentina are collaborating together to host an event in one of the city's newest hotspots on December 13. Read the full story...


Former official Roxette fanclub still owes money to its members

NEW YORK - As The Daily Roxette reported back in March, the at-that-time "Official" International Roxette Fan Club (OIRFC), based in Holland for most of its 10-year existance, shut down it's operation. Read the full story...


Roxette tribute band Hot Joy forms in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES - Hot Joy, a Roxette tribute band formed here, performed for the first time at a musical festival in this city yesterday. Read the full story...


“Roxette” to possibly play live vs. (Dancing) DJs in Australia

MOSSMAN, AUSTRALIA - There are a lot of fans of Per and Marie "down under," and some of them named their netball team after their favorite music group. Read the full story...


Roxette’s management decides not to endorse another “official” fanclub

STOCKHOLM - Marie Dimberg, manager of Roxette, has put out the following message: After many discussions we have decided not to have an official fanclub. Read the full story...


Olympic athlete a “secret” fan of Roxette

MELBOURNE - The Swedish postal service honored Roxette by issuing a postage stamp with their image back in 1991. Read the full story...


On-again, off-again for years… “official” fanclub appears almost lifeless

NEW YORK (UPDATED) - Roxette's "official" fanclub (ORFC), located in the Netherlands, seems to have come to a full stop. Read the full story...


UK fans plan long-awaited weekend gathering

LONDON (UPDATED) - After a long period without such a get-together, a small group of UK Roxette fans are organizing a fan meeting here and they're hoping to attract a crowd. Read the full story...


After over a decade in operation, Official Roxette Fanclub quits

GOUDA - After more than ten years of serving fans, the Roxette fanclub located in Gouda, Holland is shutting down. Read the full story...


Fans travel to Halmstad

HALMSTAD - New Gyllene Tider material and Christmas atmosphere - these things attracted a group of Czech fans to travel to a charming Swedish tree-hearted town - Halmstad. Read the full story...


German fans gather together for disco party

BONN - In conjuction with the release of Marie Fredriksson's album "The Change," German fans have re-launched a popular online meeting-point, "Planet Roxette," which sports a new design as well as new content like an extensive multimedia section including, among others, wallpapers, screensavers and games; or a discography section based on Robert Thorselius' "The Look for Roxette." The website also hosts a large forum community that celebrated their first "Roxette - The Party Disco" a week ago.   Read the full story...


Fans in Argentina gather for reunion

BUENOS AIRES - Organized as a reunion get-together for individuals who know each other mainly online (TDR and R2R forums), fans from both Chile and Argentina met yesterday at Plaza San Martín in Buenos Aires. Read the full story...


Swedish girl sings “Sleeping in my Car” in contest

JURMALA, LATVIA - Each year in late July, a contest is held in Jurmala, Latvia for aspiring young pop singers. Read the full story...


Per’s look-alike doesn’t want to look strange

KRISTIANSTAD - The Swedish tabloid newspaper Expressen has published a couple of articles about how some potential guests have come forward to say they were requested to lie on TV3's "Ricki Lake"-inspired show "Hannah". Read the full story...


Guestbook full of get-well wishes to be sent to Marie

VIENNA - Stuffed with over 1,500 messages from fans around the world, including many from readers of The Daily Roxette, the "e-Wishes" guestbook created online by Judith Seuma has been printed out and bound into a book. Read the full story...


“Tro, jag vill känna tro…” Multitudes of fans around the world express concern and love for Marie

NEW YORK - Fans around the world reacted with shock, disbelief, and immediate concern upon learning that Marie had suffered a concussion. Read the full story...


Dutch fans organising fanmeeting for Proms concert

Two dutch fans, Daniël and Jaap, are organising a roxette fanmeeting on November 27th in Rotterdam, Holland, before the Night Of the Proms concert of that day. Read the full story...


Fan tribute album makes its way online

BONN - It took some time, but it's online now: The TDR-supported demos-from-fans project known as "Fanism!"   The idea, born here in The Daily Roxette's "SmallTalk" section, was that fans wanted to record their own demo versions of Rox-songs as a very special tribute to Per and Marie. Read the full story...


Austrian Roxette Fanclub site goes online

The Austrian Roxette Fanclub has launched a Flash-animated website, offering news, a complete discography, photographs, and more. Read the full story...


Project underway to produce fan “tribute” album

It's an idea that pops up every year or so amongst the musically talented Roxette fans who are connected with each other online… but it seldom gets very far. Read the full story...