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Per Gessle – En vacker natt signing session tour

The release date of Per Gessle’s new album, En vacker natt is getting closer (28 April). Space Station 12 shared the complete list of the signing session tour stops. There are 14 places where you can meet Mr. G.   ·         27 April (Thursday) – Göteborg 19:00-21:00 Bengans (Stigbergstorget 1) ·         28 April (Friday) – […]

Interview with Per Gessle in Svenska Dagbladet

There is a very personal interview with Per in Svenska Dagsbladet. They did the interview at BMG’s office in Stockholm. Per talks about music, songwriting, the new albums, the duets, Roxette, Gyllene Tider and his family. How he talks about his mother will bring you to tears. The article starts with stating what we all […]

En vacker kväll poll #6 – En händig man

We are more or less half-way with the polls. This week it’s “En händig man” – which turns 10 this year. You can find the results of all polls so far on this special page. There are just two album polls left: Party Crasher and En vacker natt. The rest will be long polls for […]

En vacker kväll poll #5 – Son of a Plumber

Another week, another poll. Now it’s the turn of Son of a Plumber, released in 2005. Many songs to choose from! After seeing Per perform two songs last week, we cannot wait to hear how the whole thing will sound like if you add a pedal steel and some drums and a bass!! As always, […]

Per Gessle – Småstadsprat promo single

Per Gessle’s first single off his upcoming album was released on 17th March. As you could see it in Mr. G’s video showing his brand new album, En vacker natt (out on 28th April), he also showed a physical Småstadsprat single which is for promotional use only, distributed to radio stations in Sweden. It’s a […]

Per Gessle’s record label, Space Station 12 celebrates 1 year anniversary

21 March 2017 is for sure a day to remember for the rest of our lives. From the RXB team Judith and I had the honor of being invited to the 1 year anniversary party of Space Station 12, Per Gessle’s and Marie Dimberg’s record label. Much appreciated! The event was announced to start at […]

En vacker kväll poll #4 – Mazarin

So… after a little break (*) here we are again with the En vacker kväll polls. This time with Mazarin. The tour is just around the corner. The first single off Per’s new album is already out and we have already seen the first live performance on Skavlan… looking forward to the album and tour […]

Per Gessle interview and single performance on Skavlan

As you already know, Per Gessle appeared on Skavlan talk show tonight. From the video teasers (selfie; desert island) we saw on SVT’s website during the day we could be absolutely sure that the show was going to be much fun. The recording took place on 15th March and 2 hours before showtime Per shared […]

Per Gessle interview by SVT Nyheter Halland

SVT Nyheter Halland did an e-mail interview with Per Gessle about the new albums and his upcoming summer tour. In the interview Per says one of the great benefits of being a little older and have gained experience is that he learned to relax and not to take everything so bloody serious anymore. He thinks […]

Listen to Per Gessle’s new song, Småstadsprat!

Even if the release date of Per’s first single off the new album, En vacker natt is set to 17th March, Swedish Radio P4 already played the song today. In the radio program, Eftermiddag i P4 Dalarna Med Emma och Martin the hosts talked about Mr. G’s new albums and then aired Småstadsprat, a duet […]

Per Gessle to appear on SVT Skavlan

Per will be one of the guests of upcoming TV  talk show Skavlan, which will be broadcast on SVT and NRK on Friday 17th at 21:00 CET. According to SVT, Per will be interviewed and will also perform  ‘Småstadsprat’ – the first single off ‘En vacker natt’ which is out this Friday – with Lars […]

Per Gessle about the new albums and duets – interview by Swedish Radio P4

Swedish Radio (Kulturnytt P4) tried to reach Per Gessle after yesterday’s great news about his 2 new solo albums. They write that Per is now in Nashville and they interviewed him via e-mail. Swedish Radio asked Per what made him want to do duets with Lars Winnerbäck, Linnea Henriksson and John Holm. Mr. G says […]

Per Gessle to release TWO new albums

Press release about Per’s new solo albumS was just sent out. Some months ago it was announced that Per would release an album as well as go on tour in summer. There were then rumours that it would not be one but two albums. And now this has been confirmed. The first album, En vacker […]

Roxette at Badrock – cinema premiere

As we could already read it in press releases, a film about Badrock (“Filmen om Badrock”), where Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle performed as Roxette for the first time, will premiere in Swedish cinemas on 7th March. So far we didn’t know what exactly the film would contain, but this morning TV4 had an interview […]

Per Gessle surprises two Polish fans at Gay Gala

The yearly Gay Gala (organised by QX) took place yesterday evening. In this gala various LGBT-awards are presented to winners who have been selected by popular (readers) vote. This year, David and Jakub from Poland were invited to present one of the awards. They both became famous when they recorded a video for “Some Other […]

2 Per Gessle concerts in Finland are added

2 more dates are added to Per Gessle’s summer tour. Both dates are in Finland, at the end of August. This means the tour won’t end in Eskilstuna on 19th August and there will be a total of 21 concerts in the end. At least known at this point. The 2 extra dates are Vasa […]

En vacker kväll poll #3 – The World According to Gessle

Time for poll #3. In this case it’s the turn for Per’s English album “The World According To Gessle”. We took the version with the extra track Love Doesn’t Live Here for this poll. The other demos & extras will be included in another poll later on. Hard to believe that this album turns 20 […]

Musical with Per Gessle’s songs

Teater Halland got green light from Per Gessle to use his music in their upcoming musical “Halland Love Stories”. The approximately 2-hour-long (plus break) musical’s premiere is set to 2nd March 2018 on the Main Stage of Teater Halland in Varberg and then they will tour with it in other theaters of Halland and neighbouring […]

Per on tour – En vacker kväll poll #2

Thank you for participating in the first of the polls! Here is poll #2, this time for Scener. The poll runs until January 29th and you can choose up to 3 songs. Some days ago Per also posted a “Q&A” on FB asking for your input, songs you would like him to play or better […]

Per on tour – En vacker kväll poll #1

Per’s summer solo tour is around the corner. We know that it’s going to be a special evening and Per plans to play songs from all his catalogue, when Per announced the tour, he said: “I thought of playing songs that I wrote that meant a lot to me. From Roxette, Gyllene Tider and solo.” […]

Goodbye 2016, welcome 2017

2016 was a sad year for music fans, many “big ones” left us, artists like David Bowie, Leonard Cohen or Prince that influenced Marie and Per in a way or another. It hasn’t been a perfect year for the Rox-world either. Roxette officially started in 1986 with the release of Neverending Love and they were […]

WANTED – Complete Borgholm gig on DVD

The demand to see Roxette’s complete Borgholm gig(s), recorded on 25th-26th July 1989 is h.u.g.e. There is an evergreen discussion among Roxers since the ’90s and we just can’t conclude what might have happened to the recorded materials. The discussion started again during the last days of December when Sandra Knospe came up with the […]

Metal tribute to Roxette

After the lullaby hits by Baby Roxers in 2016 there seems to be a Rox metal project in 2017. GS Productions is a Russian independent music label. In November they announced an official metal tribute to Roxette and they called for participants. They say they have an official permission from Roxette and that all information […]

Per Gessle’s Top9 Christmas songs

Somehow we could sense it wasn’t just a random post by Per yesterday when he shared the whole lot of the podcast series of Gessles nio i topp. Now we can see it was because there is a Christmas edition! Woohoo! Per and Sven sat together and had some Xmas fun their own way. They […]

CONTEST: Win a Roxette stamp booklet!

Santa thought it’s nice to surprise you all with a little retro contest. You surely remember that 25 years ago Roxette was honored by being featured on a Swedish stamp. The “Rock och Pop” theme stamp was released by the Swedish Post on 5th October 1991 in 3.6 million copies (source: a Swedish stamp site). […]

Interview with Marie Dimberg and Per Gessle about Space Station 12

Marie Dimberg and Per Gessle launched the label Space Station 12 in February 2016. Since then, three artists have released their single at SS12. You may have seen Per posting about SS12 on Facebook quite frequently this year, so we thought of asking Marie D. and Per a bit more about the company. Judith: When […]

Per Gessle on tour and new album in 2017

Just in! Per is going on tour next summer! En vacker kväll. Sommarturné 2017 is the name of the tour. Here are the dates. Tickets go on sale on Thursday November 24th. 6/7 Helsingborg 7/7 Oskarhamn 8/7 Örebro 13/7 Rättvik 14/7 Töreboda 15/7 Karlskrona 21/7 Grebbestad 22/7 Göteborg 23/7 Fredrikstad 27/7 Stockholm 28/7 Östersund 29/7 […]

Marie’s biography out next week in German

As already announced back in May, Marie’s biography is about to be released in German in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by Edel Germany. The final release date has now been set to November 21st  (the book can already be found in some stores in Germany though). The biography “Listen to my heart: Meine Liebe zum Leben” has […]

More music from Space Station 12

The third artist to release music on  Space Station 12 is Alex Shield, who has released two singles so far: Staying Alive and New York City Ways. The text of the New York City Ways has been co-written with Sofie Bonde and Per Gessle, as he himself mentioned on a post on FB. If you like […]

Why Don’t You Bring Me Flowers – snippet #2

We just received another snippet from the upcoming Roxette single Why Don’t You Bring Me Flowers – enjoy! The single will be out this Friday November 4th. You can listen to the other snippet on TDR. Thanks to Warner Music Sweden and Dimberg Management  

Per Gessle’s cookhouse

Per’s latest posts made many fans wonder what Mr. G is cooking again. First you see him posting a video, getting ready to work with Clarence. In a different time zone. Okay, it’s music in the making, not just a random holiday. Then bang, there is a Sunday selfie with Anders Herrlin, Clarence Öfwerman and […]

What Per Gessle played with this pick stays with this pick

For obvious reasons, during the past few months there weren’t as many plectrum updates as used to be, but then in July something popped up on a certain Instagram account. Per Gessle posted a picture of a guitar pick saying ”New guitar pick, flipside!”. We all started wondering what the text (What’s been played with […]