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EMI promotes new album with raspberry-themed items

Often when a new album is released, the record company releases promotional items to advertise and promote the album. Read the full story...


German portal posts new songs online

DARMSTADT - German portal T-Online has posted full versions of The Ballad Hits album bonus tracks on their website. Read the full story...


“The Ballad Hits” CD to be copy-protected

UPDATED - Marie Fredriksson's voice has been praised for its power and range. Read the full story...


Sound clip of “The Weight of the World” appears on EMI site

COLOGNE - EMI Electrola, Roxette's record label in Germany, has placed a 30-second clip of the unreleased song "The Weight of the World" on their website. Read the full story...


German “Ballad Hits” will differ from others; bonus tracks to appear on same CD

STOCKHOLM - Previous reports about the tracklisting for the upcoming collection of slower-tempo songs, "Roxette: The Ballad Hits," have created a certain amount of confusion, especially when EMI Germany published a tracklisting on their site (now determined to be partially inaccurate) indicating they would be releasing the "limited edition" as a single CD, and TDR used that as the basis for an article. Read the full story...


Ballad Hits gets Canadian release date

EMI Music Canada has published a news story on The Ballad Hits album on their website: "[…] Roxette have collected their big ballads on one album. Read the full story...


Raspberry heart shape fills in on album cover

With a revised packaging concept and title, Roxette's collection of slower tempo songs, "Roxette: The Ballad Hits," is right on schedule for release on November 4th. Read the full story...


Peas vanish from album titles and cover art

STOCKHOLM - The peas are gone… and possibly, we had something to do with it. Read the full story...


“A Thing About You” cover picture announced

The German branch of EMI has published the cover picture of Roxette's latest single, "A Thing About You". Read the full story...


Argentinian station can’t wait… plays webcast version of ATAY

CORDOBA, ARGENTINA - One of the most important radio stations here in Argentina played the new Roxette single on Monday evening. Read the full story...


Monday morning premiere for “A Thing About You”

STOCKHOLM - Fans around the world with access to the Internet will be able to hear Roxette's new single, "A Thing About You" on Monday morning. Read the full story...


Fans compile lyrics to “A Thing About You”

Many TDR subscribers using our SmallTalk forum have been having fun figuring out and compiling the lyrics to the new single after having either heard the song on the radio, or a recording made of the premiere broadcast. Read the full story...


Video of “A Thing About You” to be included in maxi-single

STOCKHOLM - "A Thing About You", the new Roxette single slated to be released on October 14th, will be available in two different packages. Read the full story...


More peas please: Follow-up CD to be called “Power Peas”

STOCKHOLM - Having tweaked the idea a bit, Roxette and EMI have changed the title of the second of the two upcoming compilation albums. Read the full story...


Like peas in a pod, Roxette songs lined up for public consumption

STOCKHOLM - EMI Sweden and Roxette's management issued this release today (somewhat strangely, in Swedish). Read the full story...


“Breathe” is title of other new song on “Ballad Hits”

STOCKHOLM - "Breathe" is the title of the other new song that – along with "A Thing About You" – will appear on Roxette´s upcoming compilation album, "The Ballad Hits." The album is set to be released on November 4th. Read the full story...


Per: “New ballad untypical for Roxette”

STOCKHOLM - According to Per, the new ballad from Roxette, "A Thing About You", will be untypical for Roxette. Read the full story...


Power pop compilation coming in spring

STOCKHOLM - In addition to the ballad compilation in the autumn of this year, Roxette is releasing a collection of their greatest power pop songs in the spring of 2003. Read the full story...


New ballad from Roxette to impact radio on September 9th

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - A new Roxette single, "A Thing About You," will be hitting the airwaves on September 9th – at least in Europe. Read the full story...


Old Parlophone hits to be released on compilation album

STOCKHOLM - EMI Svenska is planning to release a summer collection of songs that were released under the Parlophone label during the period 1979-1983. Read the full story...


Brazilian cover of IMHBL projects unique sound

RECIFE, BRAZIL - A Brazilian band called Capim Com Mel has recorded a Portuguese version of "It Must Have Been Love" in a musical genre known as "Forró" – a characteristic style of music from the northeast region of Brazil. Read the full story...


EMI delays DVD release in Australia to March

SYDNEY - In an attempt to get the most out of their advertising and promotion budget, EMI has decided to delay the release of Roxette's new DVD here to coincide with a company-wide DVD release campaign they intend for March. Read the full story...


Jennie Löfgren album due out in January

STOCKHOLM - Produced by Gyllene Tider's Anders Herrlin – who also happens to be her boyfriend – Jennie Löfgren's debut album, "Meant to Be," is scheduled to be released on Janury 21. Read the full story...


“Room Service” 2-CD set released by EMI South Africa

JOHANNESBURG - EMI South Africa is releasing a special two-CD edition of "Room Service." The first CD is the normal "Room Service" album and the second one has this tracklisting: 1. Read the full story...


Roxette DVD on November 19th

EMI Electrola (and EMI Finland) have now confirmed that the first Roxette DVD will be released on November 19th. Read the full story...


MATAH to be released in Australia

After skipping "Real Sugar" as a single release, EMI Australia has finally revealed the release date for the second single from Roxette's "Room Service" album. Read the full story...


New DVD sums up Roxette videos

According to EMI Austria and the Official Fanclub, Roxette will release their first DVD on November 5th. Read the full story...


European radio gets “Real Sugar”

The new single "Real Sugar" has just been serviced to European radio. There is also a great dance remix available made by Shooting Star that appears on the Maxi-single. Read the full story...


“Room Service” finally released in Canada

After a delay of two weeks, "Room Service" was finally released by EMI Canada on May 29th. Read the full story...


“Real Sugar” single features unreleased versions of album tracks

EMI Svenska has revealed the track listing for the "Real Sugar" single and maxi-single. Read the full story...