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Per Gessle goes into the wine business

UPDATED: Per Gessle is “releasing” two wines later this fall; Kurt & Lisa (named after his parents) and Furet (named after the neighborhood he grew up in.) “The wines started out as being made exclusively for Hotel Tylösand but they turned out so amazing I wanted to have a go on the commercial market as well,” says Per to The Daily Roxette. Read the full story...


The Sweet Hello, The Sad Goodbye?

HALMSTAD – Bassflow (Peter Boström; the guy who wrote + produced Loreen’s “Euphoria”) has done a wonderful remake of “The Sweet Hello, The Sad Goodbye” (2 versions, one long, one longer…). Read the full story...


TDR meets with Per in Cape Town

CAPE TOWN – Roxette, back in South Africa for a second time in almost exactly a year. Read the full story...


Per has made a new mixed tape

Head over to roxette.se and take a gander at the brand new playlist Per has made. Read the full story...


“Titles with numbers aren’t good” – Per chats with The Daily Roxette

MELBOURNE – With just 90 minutes before showtime, I had the great honor of sitting down with Per Gessle back stage at Rod Laver Arena for Roxette’s second Melbourne concert. Read the full story...


New Jonas Åkerlund film to feature soundtrack by Per Gessle

As Per Gessle revealed today on Facebook, the songs he’s recently written and recorded for a “soundtrack” are for Jonas Åkerlund’s new movie “Small Apartments.” Read the message by the man himself: Yes Box Alright! Read the full story...


Per on Norwegian TV

OSLO – Sunday November 27 on Norwegian TV2 Per Gessle will be the guest on a show called “Reisen til popstjernen” (“Meeting a popstar”) The Norwegian artist Ingrid Bjørnov has met Per Gessle in Stockholm to talk about music and songwriting, trying to discover the key to his success. Read the full story...


Original Album Series released in Sweden

STOCKHOLM – The Original Album Series sets of Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson were released in Sweden this week by EMI Svenska. Read the full story...


Per cancels interviews under Finland concert

According to our sources, Per has cancelled all his interviews before tomorrow’s concert in Finland due to a sore throat. Read the full story...


EMI to release Marie Fredriksson album set in August

STOCKHOLM – As part of what EMI is calling an “Original Album Series,” Marie Fredriksson’s previously remastered solo albums will be released in Sweden on August 8 as five CDs contained within one eco-friendly package. Read the full story...


Per, in South Africa, says Roxette is preparing new songs

Per did a couple of live radio interviews along with TV appearance and press conference of sorts in Cape Town, South Africa yesterday. Read the full story...


Per, interviewed on Swedish morning TV show, talks about the tour

STOCKHOLM – Per was on Swedish TV’s “Gomorron Sverige” program on Wednesday morning. Read the full story...


Per talks about his career with Estonian TV reporter

Amongst other trivia, Per reveals he “hasn’t been to IKEA in many, many years” in this recent interview with Mart Normet of ERR-TV that includes snippets of Roxette music videos. Read the full story...


Per makes another mixed tape

As per usual Per Gessle stays up all night with a bottle of wine selecting nothing but the best songs for his audience to hear before the night’s concert. Read the full story...


Happy birthday, Per

Today it's Per Gessle's 25th birthday, join us here at TDR in celebrating the Man! Read the full story...


Per tells TDR that he and Marie are “thrilled” with what’s to come in 2011

EDITOR’S NOTE: As the holiday season winds down, The Daily Roxette’s News Editor Thomas Evensson was recently afforded the opportunity to sit down for a chat with Per Gessle. Read the full story...


Per tells TDR that he and Marie are “thrilled” with what’s to come in 2011

EDITOR'S NOTE: As the holiday season winds down, The Daily Roxette's News Editor Thomas Evensson was recently afforded the opportunity to sit down for a chat with Per Gessle. Read the full story...


Radio Halland’s annual interview with Per Gessle today

Pelle Hörmander's  traditional after-Christmas interview with Per Gessle will be aired today on Radio Halland during the program Konsekvens, which runs from 15:03 and 16:45 CET. Read the full story...


Macca at the Apollo

NYC - Per Gessle was spotted at the Apollo in Harlem, New York City last night at a concert by Sir Paul Macca McCartney. Read the full story...


Per Gessle one of Sweden’s most played songwriters

STIM - the Swedish Performing Rights Society - protects the interests of authors and publishers of music in Sweden. Read the full story...


Dolph Lundgren mentions Per in UK interview

LONDON - Actor Dolph Lundgren was interviewed in The Guardian for his upcoming movie, The Expendables. Read the full story...


“Per Gessle – Kung av Tylösand”

HALMSTAD - Between June 16 and August 13 there is a small, but nice, exhibition about Per Gessle, Gyllene Tider and Roxette at Söndrum's public library. Read the full story...


New lifestyle magazine

HALMSTAD - For you who are visiting Halmstad this summer, be sure to pick up a copy of the brand new (and free)  lifestyle magazine called Tylösand Magazine. Read the full story...


New song from Per?

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - At the party for Crown Princess Victoria and her fiancé Daniel Per Gessle surprised them both with a song especially written for them. Read the full story...


Roxette.se publishes new Per-interview

STOCKHOLM - A brand new interview, by tevensso, published on Roxette.se, check it out! Read the full story...


Top 50 songs of the past decades presented by Per Gessle

NEW YORK - Per Gessle and Sven Lindström to count down the Top 50 Swedish Songs of the past decade on Sirius XM's NORDIC ROX show. Read the full story...


Radio Halland’s annual Per-interview

HALMSTAD - Radio Halland's Pelle Hörmander has met Per Gessle for their traditional after-Christmas interview. Read the full story...


Major Per-releases in the world

Per has just let The Daily Roxette know that the albums "The World According to Gessle," "Son of a Plumber" and "Party Crasher" now are via Tunecore digitally released in these online stores: # iTunes U.S.# Rhapsody# Napster# eMusic# IMVU# Lala# Shockhound# LimeWire Store# iTunes Australia/N.Z.# iTunes Canada# iTunes Japan Additionally the single "Silly Really" is also available on Amazon.com. Read the full story...


“Are You An Old Hippie, Sir?” inspires Brazilian film

CURITIBA, BRAZIL - Writer/director Marcos Marques from Curitiba, Brazil, wrote a screenplay based on the Son of a Plumber song "Are You An Old Hippie, Sir?".  Read the full story...


“Gessle over Europe” the review

LJUSDAL - First there was nothing, then there was "Wings over America." Now there's "Gessle over Europe"! Read the full story...


“Gessle over Europe” promo sheet

Just to be clear: this isn't an article, this is the promo text from Per's promo folder for the new album. Read the full story...


“Gessle over Europe” new DVD preview

SÖDERHAMN - Gessle.com has posted another teaser for the forthcoming CD/DVD pack, it's subtitled in English and in German. Read the full story...