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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. Based on comments left on various Roxette discussion forums and here on the pages of this newspaper, this came as no surprise to […]

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Gyllene Tider nominated in Kids Choice Awards

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) – October 31 the second Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards will be held. This time it will be in the Annex of Globen, in Stockholm. Gyllene Tider has been nominated as Best Swedish Popgroup. Per Gessle was awarded Best Nordic Artist last year.   Little more is known at this point, but the gala […]

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Compact Disc format rocks on in Europe

LONDON – The compact disc has at least another five years as the most popular music format before online downloads chip away at its dominance, a new study said on Tuesday.   Technology consultancy Jupiter Research said in its annual report that in 2009 European music fans will buy 836 million euros ($1 billion USD) […]

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Per’s greetings to the readers of TDR

HELSINKI – Here’s something very funny and very exclusive for the readers of The Daily Roxette. You know these “jingles” they play on the radio? “This is Per Gessle from Roxette, and you’re listening to Radio Blah Blah.” is a jingle. Besides being annoying, they are often quite hilarious.   Well, we wanted a jingle […]

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Per good for half a billion SEK

STOCKHOLM – Dagens Industri, a Swedish newspaper that focuses on financial news, has recently mapped Per’s business empire. DI claims he’s good for half a billion Swedish crowns (almost 54 million USD).   In one interesting item, Per is quoted as saying “Today I own the rights to all my songs but one.” That ‘one’, […]

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“A Thing About You” begins to climb the charts

Roxette’s lastest offering, the single “A Thing About You,” appears to be gaining ground with increasing airplay on radio and music video channels in various spots around the globe, despite what appears to be a lack of interest this time around from fans to mount any kind of coordinated campaign to help promote the record. […]

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Ballad Hits gets Canadian release date

EMI Music Canada has published a news story on The Ballad Hits album on their website: “[…] Roxette have collected their big ballads on one album. Songs that people all over the world relate to. Their seductive mix of tongue-in-cheek pop and sweepingly romantic ballads sound as fresh and effective as when they first stormed […]

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Looking Back: Roxette in the US two years ago this week

NEW YORK – It was exactly two years ago that Roxette, having signed a record deal with Edel America Records (EAR), were here in the United States on a two-week promotional tour that took them across the country.   Among other appearances during their time here, the band played the sold-out MixFest outdoor concert in […]

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MATAH to be released in Australia

After skipping “Real Sugar” as a single release, EMI Australia has finally revealed the release date for the second single from Roxette’s “Room Service” album. “Milk And Toast And Honey”, the ballad already in the record stores in many European countries including the UK, will see daylight on October 29th. The single is going to […]

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Roxette to be interviewed at German Disney Club

The German TV channel will broadcast a short interview with Roxette on the Disney Club’s “Die Fab. 5” today. Disney Club starts in the early morning, but the interview is likely to start at 10:00 CET.   Editor’s note: Sorry for not being able to publish this article earlier.

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Great start for the tour in Munich

So, Roxette launched their Room Service Tour in Munich yesterday evening. According to roxettenews.com, published by the Official Fanclub, Roxette came on stage at 21:15 and played a 20-song set.   Surprisingly, even Göteborgs Posten’s reporter Johan Lindqvist liked what he saw and heard. Especially he mentions Jonas Åkerlund, who had created a stunning stage […]

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“Stars” UK single released

The UK version of “Stars” single has been released as a 2-CD set. I’m not sure if the tracklisting I published earlier is the real one, because there’s at least one change: CD #1 contains “Stars” video that wasn’t mentioned in the listing.

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Roxette in live chat – Technical problems again

Roxette chatted for a moment on the Internet. As I feared beforehand, Aftonbladet’s “unique multimedia chat” was way too ambitious to be usable. At least in IE5/Windows 98 there was no sound in the streaming video interview and some of the pages were unreachable. The previous Roxette chats have also suffered from technical problems. In […]

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Joyride (2009 version) (CD)

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Look Sharp! (2009 version) (CD)

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Pearls of Passion (2009 version) (CD)

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Room Service (2009 version) (CD)

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Have a Nice Day (2009 version) (CD)

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Crash!Boom!Bang! (2009 version) (CD)

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Tourism (2009 version) (CD)


2001: Roxette's "Room Service" tour

Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany



2000: Roxette's US promotion tour

WWMX, Baltimore, USA



1991: Roxette’s “Join The Joyride!” tour

Scandinavium, Goteborg, Sweden



1984: Marie Fredriksson and Lasse Lindbom tour

Night Life, Nya Kullaberg, Overlida, Sweden