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Marie’s “Kom vila hos mig” on P4

Here’s Marie’s new single “Kom vila hos mig,” written by Micke Bolyos, which premiered on Swedish radio today. Read the full story...


For you newer Roxers out there

Here’s something from the past. Download Roxette’s offical screensavers! Yes, screensavers, from the Room Service era. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider is active on FB

Not much more to tell at the moment, but an official Gyllene Tider page has been created. Read the full story...


Sustainable development program for teenagers uses a Christoffer Lundquist track for new website

PARIS – A new website for the Young Masters Program on Sustainable Development (YMP) was launched yesterday at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris and “Green,” the opening track on Christoffer Lundquist’s new album Through the Window, is being used as the soundtrack for a video on the site that outlines the project.  The song, with lyrics by Michael Saxell, is a “perfect fit” according to Torvald Jacobsson of YMP. Read the full story...


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...


“Charm School” leaked

As expected now the full album, both CDs, have leaked to the Internet. Read the full story...


“Charm School” snippets leaked

(Updated) - This weekend Roxette's forthcoming album Charm School leaked from French online store Qobuz which put up snippets of all songs from both CDs. Read the full story...


Italian music site publishes early review of Charm School

MILAN - Sergio Staffieri, a writer who contributes reviews to the Italian music site Accordo.it, was somehow able to listen to an advance copy of Charm School and has submitted what appears to be one of the very first reviews of Roxette's new album.  Read the full story...


Spotify, Squeezebox and Roxette squeeze in together

LONDON - In a rather unique combination of both tech review and music review, CNET UK – a popular site that provides product reviews, software downloads, and tech news – published a review today of a Logitech product called Squeezebox that makes special mention of Roxette and the fact that they have a new single out! Read the full story...


Give the gift of Radio

This reporter was thrilled to see that "She's Got Nothing On (But The Radio)" is listed in the "New & Noteworthy" section of iTunes in Australia when he logged onto the site today. Read the full story...


Warsaw New Year’s show to be broadcast on Radio ZET tonight

Radio ZET, the media partner of tonights New Year's eve event in Warsaw, will broadcast the show live. Read the full story...


Roxette.se re-done

SÖDERHAMN - Roxette's own homepage, www.roxette.se, has gotten a long overdue and much needed overhaul. Read the full story...


30 second snippet of “Radio”

Amazon.de has published a snippet of Roxette's new single "She's Got Nothing On (But the Radio)". Read the full story...


Per: Roxette iPhone app will be taken down

The Roxette iPhone app called Roxette Lyrics Studio is not offical or approved by Roxette and will therefore be removed from iTunes, says Per Gessle in a message to The Daily Roxette. Read the full story...


“Silly Really” released in the US – sort of

BYRON CENTER - The U.S. division of Amazon MP3 has Per Gessle's "Silly Really" available to download (for $0.99) with a release date of June 17, 2009 on Gessle's own Elevator Entertainment company.  Read the full story...


Sirius adds YouTube videos

NEW YORK - Sirius XM has put up two videos with Per Gessle being interviewed on Nordic Rox on YouTube. Read the full story...


Per Gessle joins Twitter

(Updated) - Per Gessle has joined Twitter. Follow the user @PartyPleaser for tour updates and other tidbits from the Man. Read the full story...


Nordic Rox broadcast on Sirius crashed

NEW YORK - The special broadcast of Nordic Rox on Sirius satellite radio last Sunday failed due to some glitch in the automated system. Read the full story...


The Look for Roxette – the book online now!

Robert Thorselius’ excellent The Look For Roxette book is now available to view online. Read the full story...


Vote for “Silly Really”

(Updated) - “Silly Really” is being air played on the US satellite radio Sirius on their top-40 channel “SIRIUS Hits 1”. Read the full story...


Video premiere for “Silly Really”

(Updated) - "Silly Really" is now available to see at Aftonbladet. Featured in the video is, besides Per and a bunch of drunk stock brokers, also  Frank the rabbit from Donnie Darko! Read the full story...


Snippets out on Gessle.com

SÖDERHAMN - Snippets of some of the new songs are now available on gessle.com. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider and Per Gessle released in the USA

STOCKHOLM - EMI Caroline has released a few Gyllene Tider albums in the US – "Gyllene Tider," "Moderna Tider," "Puls" and "GT25!." But it has also released Per Gessle's "Mazarin" and the compilation "Hjärtats trakt." All albums can be found on iTunes USA. Read the full story...


“En händig man” tour videos on YouTube

Per is publishing official "En händig man" tour videos on YouTube. So far, two videos have been released: first one from the Halmstad premiere and the second one from the Linköping concert. Read the full story...


No Rockbjörnen for Roxette this year

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - Roxette was once again nominated for a Rockbjörnen award in Aftonbladet's annual ceremony, in the Swedish Group of the Year category. Read the full story...


Roxette.se back online

SÖDERHAMN (UPDATED) - After almost a week of downtime, Roxette.se and sister sites are back online. Read the full story...


Netherlands fanclub site hacked by Turkish activists

The website of the International Roxette Fanclub, Roxette.nl, dormant since last spring (see related story on the Features page), was hacked yesterday by a Turkish group that call themselves Ayyildiz VIP Team. Read the full story...


Rox20 releases get their own promotional website

STOCKHOLM - EMI is promoting the release of the Roxette Hits and RoxBox with a advertising campaign website built especially for this purpose.   Read the full story...


Roxette songs named “Essentials” by iTunes

PHILADELPHIA - Two Roxette songs have earned a place on iTunes new listing of hot songs, dubbed "iTunes Essentials."   The iTunes Essentials listing picks 75 songs from each calendar, dividing them into three different categories: The Basics, Next Step and Deep Cuts. Read the full story...


Per Gessle’s web design company lays off employees

STOCKHOLM - The web design company Famestudios, owned in part by Per Gessle along with Bonnier, "IT-Guru" Christer Sturmark, and ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus, has fired their project managers and programmers. Read the full story...


EMI takes bigger steps into Internet downloads

LOS ANGELES - According to a Reuters report yesterday, EMI has taken further steps to allow for registered downloading of its artists' music from the Internet. Read the full story...