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TDR presents the new single sleeve

STOCKHOLM - The Daily Roxette presents the sleeve of Son of a Plumber's new single, along with a message. Read the full story...


Elevator Entertainment ranked 3rd most profitable company in Sweden

STOCKHOLM - According to the business and finance newspaper Dagens Industri (Industry Today), Per Gessle's Elevator Entertainment was the third most profitable company in Sweden in 2004 with a profit margin of 61 percent.   Read the full story...


Son of a Plumber on TV

Tonight on SVT2 at 21.30 CET there's a show called Musikbyrån (The Music Bureau.)   Today Musikbyrån will visit Per Gessle, Clarence Öfwerman and Christopher Lundquist in the Grey Aerosol Machine studio and we'll get a first preview of the new Son of a Plumber album. Read the full story...


Son Of A Plumber becomes film

SKÅNE - Per Gessle has, as per usual, videoed most of the time during the recording process of the album "Son Of A Plumber." So far it is not decided whether the material will be included as bonus material on the album or not. Read the full story...


“Son Of A Plumber” also to be released on vinyl

STOCKHOLM - A new section has been added to the official Son Of A Plumber website today: Q & A - Ask Per, where - as the name indicates - Per is once again responding to questions from fans. Read the full story...


Album delayed, single announced

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - Like The Daily Roxette reported a while ago, due to technical issues the album has been delayed for one week; the new release date is November 23. Read the full story...


New official Per Gessle sites announced

STOCKHOLM - New sites have been announced, earlier sonofaplumber.com and sonofaplumber.se have been revealed. Read the full story...


New Per Gessle album out November 16

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - In just two months, there is a new Per album coming! Read the full story...


Per appointed “Artist of the Decade”

STOCKHOLM - Per was appointed "Artist of the Decade" at Metro's "Concert of the Decade" in Globen last night. Read the full story...


Metro to celebrate 10th anniversary with Gessle

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - Per Gessle will participate in a concert the free tabloid newspaper Metro is organizing to celebrate its 10th anniversary on September 7. Read the full story...


Gessle’s album may feature a falsetto blues

GöteborgsPosten (Gothenburg Daily) has an interview with Per Gessle today, regarding the press statement released yesterday. Read the full story...


Gessle’s project starts taking shape

Swedish tabloid Expressen writes today about how 27 year old Helena Josefsson will replace Marie Fredriksson in a new international music project planned by Per Gessle. Read the full story...


Per says Marie is irreplaceable

HALMSTAD (UPDATED) - The Daily Roxette has received a short statement from Per Gessle regarding Expressen's article today: "It is not, and has never been, an option to replace Marie in what's been called a 'new Roxette'. Read the full story...


Hotel Tylösand makes big profit

HALMSTAD - Hotel Tylösand (Tylöhus to the locals) made a nice profit of 20 million kronor (€2.2 million) last year. Read the full story...


Gessle receives Liseberg award in front of 5,500 people

GOTHENBURG - Per Gessle received the Lisbergsapplåd award yesterday in front of the first visitors to Gothenburg's amusement park, which had just opened its doors for this year's season.   Read the full story...


Per Gessle to receive “Lisebergsapplåd” award

GOTHENBURG (UPDATED) - This year's "Lisebergsapplåden" [Liseberg's Applause] award will go to Per Gessle "because he has made Sweden a happier place in the past 25 years with his sparkling pop-pearls" says Liseberg's marketing manager Pelle Johannisson in a note published on the amusement park's website today. Read the full story...


Interview with Per tomorrow on Swedish TV

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - As reported previously, Per will be featured on a TV series in which Swedish artists tell about the influences the 60s have had on their music. Read the full story...


Per taxed 1 million Euros in 2003

GOTHENBURG - According to Expressen, Per paid 9,563,784 SEK (1,049,800 Euros) of taxes in 2003. Read the full story...


Gessle rests into shape?

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - Last night Per Gessle and his band Mazarinerna played at fashion house Vero Moda's secret company gig in Nacka Strand, Stockholm. Read the full story...


Per tells about his 60s influences on TV

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - According to TT Spektra, Per Gessle will be one of the interviewees in Swedish national television's new series "Sixties." He will be one of the artists telling about the 60s influences in his music, especially The Byrds and The Troggs. Read the full story...


Per: “Horses are not my thing”

As one of the journalistic highlights of the century, Per Gessle tells Aftonbladet that "horses are not his thing."   "I have ridden a horse once. Read the full story...


Gessle on “Svensktoppen” – a success

STOCKHOLM - Last year Per Gessle's hit song "Här kommer alla känslorna" was the most successful song in one of Sweden's popular radio charts, Svensktoppen. Read the full story...


Per decides against the Song Contest

STOCKHOLM - Earlier this fall Per Gessle opened a door toward participating in the Swedish leg of the Eurovision Song Contest. Read the full story...


More awards for Per

STOCKHOLM - Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards have been presented for the first time ever in Sweden. Read the full story...


Per awarded by Swedish music publishers

STOCKHOLM - The Swedish Music Publishers Association (SMFF) had their annual Swedish songwriter awards in Nalen, Stockholm on Thursday. Read the full story...


SVT welcomes Gessle’s offer

STOCKHOLM - Reading yesterday's Aftonbladet made Thomas Hall, project leader for Melodifestivalen song contest at SVT, bounce with excitement. Read the full story...


Gessle at Melodifestivalen?

STOCKHOLM - According to an interview with Aftonbladet, Per Gessle might be interested in writing a song for next year's Swedish leg of the Eurovision Song Contest. Read the full story...


Gessle reveals upcoming plans in GP interview

GÖTEBORG - "Maybe the concert at Ullevi wasn't our best one, but it had everything else: a complete experience, a fantastic audience. Read the full story...


Award-time for Per Gessle – again!

STOCKHOLM - The award season hasn't even really started yet and Per Gessle still can add two more nominations to his ever-growing list: one as "Lyricist and/or Composer of the year" at the Musikförläggarnas Pris (Music Publishers Prize) and another as "Best Nordic Male Artist" at the first Swedish version of the popular Kids Choice Awards. Read the full story...


Gessle takes a time out

SUNDSVALL - Next year Per Gessle will disappear from the limelight. "It's a promise I've given my wife, Åsa. Read the full story...


Bengt Gessle: “My brother writes poor lyrics”

STOCKHOLM - The Swedish tabloid Expressen published a short interview with Bengt Gessle, Per's older brother, today. Read the full story...


Per says he feels “quite tired right now”

STOCKHOLM - A sold out Ullevi; 120,000 copies sold of "Finn Fem Fel" in 23 days; 412,000 sold tickets to see Gyllene Tider this summer. Read the full story...