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Vote for Per as Male Artist of the Year

Per has been nominated for three Grammis awards which is the Swedish equivalent of the Grammy. Read the full story...


TDR reviews “Party Crasher”

Visa: Here we are again, reviewing a new album together. This time, joining in are Thomas, Judith, Colin and I. Read the full story...


“Party Crasher” finally online

Telia's webshop has added "Party Crasher" and also of course added snippets of the "Telia Edition" with 13 tracks. Read the full story...


Per Gessle: “I like being an underdog”

STOCKHOLM - In a recent interview in Aftonbladet Per says he keeps "…three damned great Roxette songs sitting in a drawer…" It's only been about a year since the last album. Read the full story...


Per: “Tycker om när du tar på mej” is my best song

STOCKHOLM - In a recent interview with Expressen, Per lists the best songs he has ever written. Read the full story...


Album promotion for Per

STOCKHOLM - Catch Per on the radio the 26th: 07:00 Mix Megapol with Adam & Gry07:40 Vinyl 10708:40 P4 Radio Sthlm09:00 Morgonpasset P313:25 P4 extra Lotta Brome' The "Silly Really" video will be shown on SVT next Thursday, the 27th, on the morning show Gomorron Sverige at 07:45 CET. Read the full story...


Team Gessle on TV

STOCKHOLM - Tomorrow on Swedish TV4 between 20 and 22 CET "Team Gessle" will perform his new hit single "Silly Really." The occasion is of course Fotbollsgalan - The Soccer Gala. Read the full story...


Video premiere for “Silly Really”

(Updated) - "Silly Really" is now available to see at Aftonbladet. Featured in the video is, besides Per and a bunch of drunk stock brokers, also  Frank the rabbit from Donnie Darko! Read the full story...


Nunstedt previews “Party Crasher”

STOCKHOLM - Expressen's Anders Nunstedt has gotten an exclusive prelisten of "Party Crasher," here are his comments: SILLY REALLY - Relentless keyboard riffs dominate the album's absolute feel good-hit, which consists of 87 % hair mousse and 13 % disco. Read the full story...


Get your “Party Crasher” signed

Per will go on a small signing tour after the "Party Crasher" release: Thursday November 27 at 16.30Åhléns City, Stockholm Friday November 28 at 17.00Skivlagret, Halmstad, Brogatan 6 Saturday November 29 at12.00 Rocks, Kungsbacka, Kungsmässan15.00 Bengans, Gothenburg, Stigbergstorget 1  Read the full story...


“Dom kallar oss artister”

Tomorrow, Tuesday November 4 on SVT 1 at 21:00 CET, Per Gessle will be featured on the series "Dom kallar oss artister" ("They Call Us Artists"). Read the full story...


Another #1 for Per

(Updated) - "Silly Really" enters the official Swedish singles chart at #1 this week. Read the full story...


“Party Crasher” tracklist revealed

(Updated) - The full tracklist of Per Gessle's forthcoming album "Party Crasher" has been revealed: 01 Silly Really 02 The Party Pleaser 03 Stuck Here With Me 04 Sing Along 05 Gut Feeling 06 Perfect Excuse 07 Breathe Life Into Me 08 Hey, I Died and Went To Heaven 09 Kissing Is the Key 10 Thai With a Twist 11 I Didn't Mean To Turn You On 12 Doesn't Make Sense  For a preview of the "Silly Really" video, turn your dial to gessle.com or YouTube. Read the full story...


Silly Really snippet now online!

(Updated) - Please enjoy the snippets of "Silly Really" and "I Didn't Mean to Turn You On" at www.gessle.com! Read the full story...


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...