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Memories of Marie

Working for EMI Music, I was very fortunate to have been Roxette’s US video executive from the beginning of their discovery in the states through their ascent to international superstars. Like so many who loved and admired Marie, I was left stunned and brokenhearted in the wake of her passing. During the hours, days and weeks that followed, I have tried to process her loss with pictures, memories and thoughts of the very real and talented person that was Marie Fredriksson. Read the full story...


Marie Fredriksson honored during Grammys broadcast

LOS ANGELES – One of the most emotional segments of the 62nd annual Grammy Awards broadcast live from Staples Center Sunday night was the “In Memoriam” reel honoring those in the music industry we lost this past year.  Read the full story...


En kväll för Marie Fredriksson in Gothenburg

GOTHENBURG - Around 200 specially invited guests and a few paying ones saw the recording of the tribute "En kväll för Marie Fredriksson" at Stora Teatern in Gothenburg last night. Read the full story...


Ten Plus One: TDR Honors Marie Fredriksson

How on earth do you pay tribute to someone who narrated the soundtrack of your life? Read the full story...

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One week

"Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them." (George Eliot) Read the full story...


Sleep well, Marie

Staffan Karlsson is deeply involved in everything musical in Halmstad, Marie, The Husbands, Gyllene, Roxette, Per, MP or even Harpo, Niclas Wahlgren and Arch Enemy. Here's his goodbye to Marie on Halmstadmusik. Read the full story...


Marie Fredriksson of Roxette has died

It is with great sadness we have to announce that Marie Fredriksson of Roxette has passed away in the morning of December 9, following a 17-year long battle with cancer. Read the full story...


Marie 60 – Happy Birthday!

Today is the day - as we conclude the countdown of the TDR 60 for 60 Project, the journey of this unique celebration brings upon us the final destination, the pinnacle point of this entire experience - Marie’s 60th Birthday. Read the full story...

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Marie Fredriksson’s “60 for 60”

It's Marie's 60th birthday soon so we came up with a most splendid idea. You'll love this. Read the full story...


Another new release from Marie Fredriksson – OUT NOW!

Marie surprises us with another new song - but what is it like? Read the full story...


Marie Fredriksson releases Jazz-infused single Alone Again!

Marie returns to the very beginning for her new single - read the official press release (translated into English) here! Read the full story...


Happy Birthday Marie!

From all the staff and all the fans. Read the full story...


DIRTY DOZEN: Marie’s best Swedish songs

Marie Fredriksson, who turns 59 today, has had a long and successful career in Sweden. She started with her own bands Strul and MaMas Barn and moved on as a background singer on EMI. Read the full story...


Per speaks to German media

Per Gessle is on a short media tour in Germany to promote the new album. Read the full story...


Love for Life – a review

I cried reading this book. I cried a lot. Not for the obvious reasons though. I mean, the cancer is terrible and the radiation injuries maybe even worse, but that’s not what made me cry. What then? Read the full story...


Marie: “I have lost many years”

In an article published by Expressen today details of Marie Fredriksson’s new autobiography “Kärleken till livet” – Love for Life are released and we get to learn a little bit more about what we can expect. In the book, Marie talks about the support from her husband Micke and children, but also about the difficulties to walk and why Per was not invited to her wedding. Read the full story...


Happy Birthday Marie!

Once upon a time, there was a little girl... Read the full story...


Kärleken till livet – Marie’s bio out in October

Kärleken till livet - The Love for Life - about Marie Fredriksson, written by Helena Von Zweigbergk, will be released October 14 as a physical hardcover book, audio book and ebook. Read the full story...


Marie’s life turns into a book

Swedish morning paper DN reveals today that Marie Fredriksson's life will turn into a biography written by author Helena von Zweigbergk. Read the full story...


Per Gessle: “Don’t worry about Marie, folks”

The Internet was awash on Wednesday with well-wishes, positive comments and such a huge outpouring of love for Marie Fredriksson, following the unfortunate incident on stage during Roxette's Kaunas gig the day before. Fans were, quite rightly, deeply concerned about Marie's fall onstage and offered suggestions that could possibly help Marie on stage, to make touring as easy and as comfortable as possible. Read the full story...


With Love to Marie

We all know that Marie doesn’t use the Internet, so fingers crossed this message somehow gets back to our beloved Marie. Read the full story...


Per: New Roxette album late next year, project with David Guetta

The Finnish newspaper Iltalehti recently had an interview with Per Gessle. The insightful piece is written by a long-time Roxette fan Mari Pudas. Read the full story...


Marie in Gävle – top notch

GÄVLE - Going into the final, northern, part of the tour Marie visited Gävle in the middle of Sweden tonight. Read the full story...


Marie talks about the tour

When Marie Fredriksson announced the release of Nu! many fans hoped and dreamed for a solo Marie tour.  Read the full story...


Gothenburg: Marie’s favorite show

GOTHENBURG - Around 1,200 fans squeezed into the Göteborg Konserthus last night.  From the sound of the audience reaction, it felt more like 12,000! Read the full story...


Barefoot and full of energy in Växjö

VÄXJÖ - Marie came out to a wave of cheers and applause as she entered the stage (barefoot) in Växjö on Saturday night - cheers that disappeared in an instant as soon as Marie began singing "Så stilla, så långsamt" with only Christoffer's acoustic guitar as her guide. Read the full story...


Marie in Helsingborg – what a treat!

HELSINGBORG - I wanted to write a review for Marie's Helsingborg concert, but I feel this is going to turn into much more than a review, because I think I have to explain the other things to show just how special this was to me. Read the full story...


Marie Fredriksson’s 2014 tour kicks off

Photo: Olle Enqvist/Rockfoto. HELSINGBORG - Last night saw the premiere of Marie Fredriksson's long awaited 2014 solo tour at the Helsingborg Konserthus, an intimate venue in one of Sweden's southernmost cities. Read the full story...


Venue change for Marie’s Halmstad concert

Marie Fredriksson's concert in Halmstad on Friday 21 March has had a venue change. Read the full story...


Video to Marie’s new single is out

The video to Marie Fredriksson’s single “Sista sommarens vals” premiered today on Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet. Read the full story...


Nu! – the review

The Daily Roxette has a habit of reviewing albums round table-style, so let’s get to it! Read the full story...


What’s to come? A Roxette & related recap…

BERLIN – Blowing the dust off… (and for you guys who don’t hang on Facebook) Well, as you know there is this Christmas season approaching again as usual and so you’re gonna need some gifts. Read the full story...