There are now 24898 entries in ★ THE DAILY ROXETTE ARCHIVES! Check them out!
www.dailyroxette.com/archives
  ★ TDR Archive of ‘News’


Christoffer in Anti-COVID-19 campaign

According to Swedish music magazine gaffa.se, Christoffer is now stepping onto the political stage with a new song. Read the full story...


Per’s secret master plan finally revealed

Have you ever wondered about album titles like Look Sharp!, Tourism, HAND or Travelling but somehow these songs never existed? Here is why! Read the full story...


Joyride the album 30 years

Roxette's extremely successful album "Joyride" turns 30 years old today. We will share some thoughts about the album, what it meant to us. A review of the box will come this fall. Read the full story...

Syd60Syd60

Micke Syd 60!

Micke Syd Andersson - born in Harplinge, today in 1961! The prankster of Gyllene Tider has finally matured. (Or has he?) Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider – Moderna Tider 40 year anniversary

Yikes, what happened? I remember succumbing to the album, hating it from the beginning, but Sweden’s only radio station P3, and Sweden's only TV channel played the album literally back to back all day long so what could you do? Read the full story...


Joyride 30 year anniversary!

Today is no ordinary day. No today it's 30 years ago "Joyride" was released. And what a smash it was! Read the full story...


Trix in the Mix

At first I thought that there existed around 30, 40 remix versions of Roxette hits, but when I dove into my collection and Wikipedia I could find at least 100 different remixes of Roxette recordings. Read the full story...


Roxette’s drummer Pelle Alsing passed away yesterday

Per Gunnar Alsing, known to us as Pelle, Roxette's drummer for many years both in the studios and on tour, passed away yesterday. Read the full story...


A quick Trix 2 update

Thanks for all the comments on the article.  It’s been really interesting to read all of them. Read the full story...


Bag of Trix – Part 2 – Volumes 5 – 8 The Lost Songs

Now that the Bag of Trix is finally out in the world, it’s made me think about how lucky we are as fans, in the respect that Per is just as big of a geek as we all are when it comes to loving demos, alternative and live recordings, remixes and outtakes.   Read the full story...


Roxette – Bag of Trix – volume 4

This is the end, or is it? The final installment of the fine Bag of Trix. Today the boxes are released. Read the full story...


Roxette – Bag of Trix – volume 3

The third installment of Per’s - or Roxette’s - Bag of Trix has landed. Read the full story...


Roxette – Piece of Cake, Stevo ponders (out loud)

Dear Roxette fans, You are hereby cordially invited to a crazy party hosted by Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson to be held in an old abandoned disco hall. Read the full story...


Roxette – Bag of Trix – volume 2

Well here it is, Volume 2 of this incredible project that Per Gessle has treated us with. We truly are lucky that someone like Per cares enough about the fans and the Roxette legacy that he’s rewarding us with a collection of intriguing recordings that most artists would never bother with. Read the full story...


Per Gessle – Gammal kärlek rostar aldrig – the chat

This is Per’s 10th solo album. He’s really working on a totally different album, an English power-pop one. Then this terrible Corona pandemic showed up and stopped most everything. Read the full story...

Roxette Bag of Trix Vol. 1Roxette Bag of Trix Vol. 1

Roxette – Bag of Trix – volume 1

Here comes volume 1 of "Bag Of Trix" - the Roxette collection which presents a total of 47 unreleased or nowadays unavailable recordings: demos, alternative mixes and recordings, Spanish versions, bonus songs plus other fun stuff from the band's long and successful career 1986-2016. Read the full story...


Per Gessle – On top of Billboard

Only 18 people have ever, as the sole songwriter, had more than two No. 1 hits on Billboard's Hot 100 list. Read the full story...


Marie Dimberg receives the Swedish Government’s Honorary award for Music Export

At a ceremony at the Swedish Department of Foreign Affairs, Marie Dimberg was awarded the Swedish Government’s Honorary award for a lifetime achievement of Music Export.  Read the full story...


Roxette – Let Your Heart Dance with Me – a review, sort of

A new Roxette single, in 2020! Times are indeed confusing. We at TDR are very happy of course. Read the full story...


Roxette to release new single: “Let Your Heart Dance With Me” out on Oct. 2!

2020 is not that bad after all! Read the full story...


Gammal kärlek rostar aldrig – new album

Per Gessle has spent the summer down on the West coast looking back on his 44 years as a songwriter. In 1976, the first song was written in a contemporary new wave spirit and since then there have been hundreds of compositions. Read the full story...


A trip down memory lane, in the US

31 years ago, my life changed forever. Four months ago, it unexpectedly changed again. This is a reflection on how a love of music forever altered my life. Read the full story...


Gyllene Tider – Live at Ullevi

Reviewing this concert is easy and then again not. It's great to see the Golden Five again, but still it sort of hurts, knowing this is it. I didn't go to the Ullevi concert, so it's nice to see it here, in my living room. All the songs I know, and have sung, for 40 years almost. It's been a good relationship! Read the full story...


Per to do a live stream

Today at 4 pm Per will live stream for us. Read the full story...


WHO ROX Stage 2 – Make a demo

Vote for your favourite demos! Read the full story...


WHO ROX Stage 1 – Pick the song

Time for the first poll, everyone is invited! [Poll is closed now] Read the full story...

WHOROXWHOROX

Welcome to WHO ROX!

So many creative heads among the Roxette fans! We of The Daily Roxette think it's time to unleash their power and make a good song even better. Read the full story...


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...


Roxette Tambourine Charity Christmas Auction

Check it out! Auction runs to Dec 27, UPDATE: 50% go to Cancerfonden Read the full story...