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Radio promos for the new Gessle single

STOCKHOLM - Per Gessle's management has announced radio promo sessions for the new single, all on October 24: 08:10-08:55 RIX FM * Morronzoo (Also broadcast on TV6) 12:00–13:00 P3 Populär Fredagsgäst. Read the full story...


Per talks about “Party Crasher”

LJUSDAL/LONDON - The Daily Roxette managed to get hold of Per Gessle in spite of his award show in London, so we took the opportunity to get updated regarding his new project. Read the full story...


Per Gessle at the BMI awards

LONDON - Per Gessle together with Del Bryant (left) - president of BMI and Bryan Ferry, singer in Roxy Music at the BMI awards in London October 7. Read the full story...


New Per Gessle single “Silly Really”

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - Per Gessle's first single "Silly Really" off the forthcoming album "Party Crasher" will be released October 29. Read the full story...


More than 100 million SEK to Swedish songwriters

Few talk about the "Swedish musical wonder" anymore, which was strongly connected to successful Swedish artists, but Swedish music is still popular outside of Sweden. Read the full story...


Per enters Swedish album chart

Per Gessle's re-released and extended album "The World According to Gessle" enters the Swedish album chart at #14. Read the full story...


The word according to Gessle

STOCKHOLM - "The World According to Gessle" was released May 2, 1997, it's now back, bigger and better. Read the full story...


Movie with Gessle song wins top award at New York film festival

NEW YORK - Director Tomas Alfredson receives a cash prize of $25,000 and extra marketing power for his coming-of-age film "Let the Right One In" by winning the Founder's Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival that concluded here in New York City this past weekend. Read the full story...


Vanilla Ninja records Gessle-penned song

SANTIAGO (Updated) - Vanilla Ninja, the Estonian power pop trio formed by Lenna Kuurmaa (vocals), Piret Järvis (guitar) and Katrin Siska (keyboards), a rocking girl band that is a well known act in the Central European scene, and now in Latin America, after participating successfully in the biggest summer Festival in Latin America, the Festival of Viña del Mar, this past February. 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...


Gessle.com taking orders

Gessle.com, thru Bengans, is taking orders for the remastered and extended version of "The World According to Gessle." Swedes can pay via invoice - 169 SEK, or credit card - 159 SEK, foreigners via credit card only. Read the full story...


This just in: Per discovers yet another demo for “The World” re-release

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - Per writes us: Jeezus - no order in the bedroom! Read the full story...


“Per Gessle” 25 years old

Per GessleToday the album "Per Gessle" turns 25 years old! The album, which was at first supposed to be called "Syrenernas tid" ("Age of the Lilacs"), was released 25 years ago today, on April 8, 1983. Read the full story...


Per opens his first statue exhibition in May

STOCKHOLM - Art is not just short for Arthur it seems after all. Read the full story...


New Gessle song featured in Swedish horror movie

STOCKHOLM - you should know it by now but… movies are in my blood! Read the full story...


The final cut – updated

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - Per Gessle seems to be in a great mood lately, here's another note from The Man: Another day, another record! Read the full story...


The World gets updated; more tracks changed

STOCKHOLM - The Daily Roxette received a message from a guy who spoke of The World around 11 years ago: Just came home from a swell mastering afternoon at Cutting Room. Read the full story...


Gessle writes for new singer

GOTHENBURG - Swedish singer Caroline Larsson, hailing from Gothenburg, has gotten not one, but two songs from Per Gessle for her new album "In the Moment" which is due for release in May. Read the full story...


The World just got bigger: TWATG to be re-released with extra material

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - Per Gessle's 1997 album "The World According to Gessle" will be re-released on EMI/Elevator Entertainment in a "super duper extra turbo deluxe with cheese on it" edition come May! Read the full story...


Per Gessle and Ryan Adams?

STOCKHOLM - In several articles on the web one can read that Ryan Adams has been working with "Per Gessle, the guitarist of Roxette," in Stockholm. Read the full story...


Per, the “former pop star,” gets tax cuts

Due to the new real estate taxation law in Sweden effective January 1 a few Swedes can rejoice in huge tax reliefs. Read the full story...


No Rockbjörnen for Per

STOCKHOLM - It seems Per Gessle isn't "cool" enough to receive votes in Aftonbladet's Rockbjörnen anymore - Per is nominated in zero categories this time. Read the full story...


“Shopping with Mother” video premiere

Aftonbladet runs an exclusive world premiere of the new Son of a Plumber video today, watch "Shopping with Mother"! Read the full story...


“Att vara Per Gessle” – a review

LJUSDAL - Per Gessle approved this biography to be written by old friend and journalist Sven Lindström when Marie Fredriksson was diagnosed with cancer. Read the full story...


Per Grammis nominated

STOCKHOLM - Per Håkan Gessle has been nominated for a Grammis in the category "Live Act of the Year" together with the following: BENNY ANDERSSONS ORKESTERJENS LEKMANLARS WINNERBÄCKLENA PH & ORUPPARKSOMMARPER GESSLEPETER JÖBACKTAKIDATHE HIVESTIMBUKTU Read the full story...


The performers of “Shopping”

STOCKHOLM - Since many of you are wondering who does what on "Shopping with Mother" Per has been kind enough to share some of his recording info: clarence: distorted wurlitzer, handclaps, celeste, timpanichristoffer: Gibson bass, drums, Gibson ES-175 el guitar, tambourine, maracas, acoustic guitar, saxophones, wah wah guitar, autoharp, solina string machine per: handclaps. Read the full story...


New recording by Son of a Plumber

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - Son of a Plumber has, together with Per Gessle, recorded the new theme song for Swedish TV program "Boston Tea Party." "Boston Tea Party" is a show about finding strange things out, like how human flesh tastes like… "Many will see this as a new chapter of Per Gessle's musical career. Read the full story...


Per and family featured in calendar against street violence

STOCKHOLM - Per Gessle with family Åsa and Gabriel are in Caroline Roosmark's 2008 calendar "The Women and Men of the Year 2008." This year's edition is dedicated to 16 year old Riccardo Campogiani who was meaninglessly killed on the streets October 7, 2007. Read the full story...


“En händig man på turné” to be released in December

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - Per Gessle's new DVD, titled like the tour "En händig man på turné," (5153989) will be released as predicted; before Christmas, namely December 5. 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...


Per makes an appearance at Gothenburg book fair

GOTHENBURG (Updated) - Per Gessle will take part in a seminar September 29 at 15:00 CET at the Gothenburg Book Fair. Read the full story...


“Müsli” next single

From "En händig man" there will be a third single release. This time around it will be "Pratar med min müsli (hur det än verkar)" in a slightly edited version. Read the full story...