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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...


“Att vara Per Gessle” – “Being Per Gessle”

STOCKHOLM - "Att vara Per Gessle" - the new authorized biography about Per Gessle (ISBN 9100112003), written by Swedish journalist (and friend of Per's) Sven Lindström, will be released October 30. Read the full story...


Aftonbladet offers special Gessle CD for their readers

STOCKHOLM - On Thursday Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet will have a special treat for their buyers - If you buy Aftonbladet between Thursday and Sunday you may buy a specially made CD by Per Gessle for 79 SEK (€9). Read the full story...


The Lonely Boys are back

The album "The Lonely Boys" will be re-released, remastered and with two bonus tracks August 29 in Sweden. Read the full story...


Per Gessle, a handy man with a plan

HALMSTAD - After 20 Swedish towns and 128,800 friends in the audience Per Håkan Gessle has finished his latest tour. Read the full story...


“En händig man” tour videos on YouTube

Per is publishing official "En händig man" tour videos on YouTube. So far, two videos have been released: first one from the Halmstad premiere and the second one from the Linköping concert. Read the full story...


“En händig man på turné” kicks off in Halmstad

HALMSTAD - Before 17,800 people (out of 19,000 tickets available,) Per entered the stage at Örjans vall in Halmstad yesterday. Read the full story...


Leif’s Lounge revisited

HALMSTAD - The Daily Roxette is back at the crime scene - at Leif's Lounge in Halmstad. Read the full story...


Club gig

STOCKHOLM - Per will perform at a "secret" gig in Halmstad, a sneak preview if you will, Monday July 9. Read the full story...


Bad ticket sales are not so bad

Swedish news service TT Spektra has interviewed EMA Telstar's CEO Thomas Johansson about the alledged poor ticket sales for Per Gessle's "En händig man" tour. Read the full story...


Next single decided already?

According to the German site Musicload.de the next single off "En händig man" will indeed be "Jag skulle vilja tänka en underbar tanke." The site even has the sleeve posted! Read the full story...


Per Gessle comments the songs on “En händig man”

HALMSTAD - Here are exclusive comments from the hand of Per Gessle regarding the songs on "En händig man." Consider them a holiday gift for you who have listened to the album for a few days now. Read the full story...


“En händig man” – the review

Per Gessle – En händig man (EMI Elevator Entertainment 3931662) Per’s back with a new album and – once again – we were eager to gather some of our staff around our virtual roundtable to listen to his new album and share our thoughts. Read the full story...


A Per update

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - More tidbits about Per and his doings: tomorrow at 11:00 CET Per will chat with the readers of Aftonbladet. Read the full story...


Bits and pieces

(Updated) - Here are some bits and pieces about Per's present and upcoming activities: Per will perform on Allsång på Skansen July 3. Read the full story...


A word with Per regarding the new album

STOCKHOLM - Per, the last time we spoke you were doing the final touches of the mixing, now the album finally is mastered and finished and the sleeve is done. Read the full story...


“Jag kommer hem till dej, jag är en händig man…”

STOCKHOLM (Updated) - The Daily Roxette is proud to present the world premiere of a snippet of the forthcoming single "En händig man." The single will be relased to radio Monday May 21 and to stores May 23. Read the full story...


Tracklist revealed by CDON

STOCKHOLM - The online store CDON has revealed the, until now secret, tracklist of "En händig man": 01 En händig man [A Handyman]02 Pratar med min müsli (hur det än verkar) [Talking to My Müsli (However it Looks Like)]03 Jag skulle vilja tänka en underbar tanke [I'd Like to Think a Wonderful Thought]04 Fru Nordin [Mrs. Read the full story...


Per on SVT

STOCKHOLM - Per will guest the show Sverige on SVT2 this Sunday May 20 at 18.15-19.00 CET. Read the full story...