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  ★ Latest news

Roxette is currently on another world tour, called Roxette Live – The 30th Anniversay tour. The full tour is yet not known, but it started in Russia October 28, 2014 and went down to Australia in February 2015. More on our tour page. The tour continues in Europe in May. To support the tour, another Greatest Hits album is being released: Roxette XXX – The 30 Biggest Hits as well as a new version of the RoxBox.

There will be a new single released in April and an album “likely in October.”

  ★ Biography

Per Gessle & Marie Fredriksson are Roxette. Roxette formed in Sweden in 1986 and broke thru world wide in March 1989 when the single “The Look” went to #1 in the US. Roxette had 4 US #1s and 2 #2s between 1989 and 1991; “The Look,” “Dangerous,” “Listen to Your Heart,” “It Must Have Been Love,”  “Joyride” and “Fading Like a Flower.” In 1994 things got bad between Roxette and their record company in the US, therefore there has been little to no Roxette in that part of the world since. The rest of the world has had the pleasure of more hits since though. In 2001 Marie was diagnosed with a brain tumor, which she fought and survived. Roxette was on a hiatus until 2009 when Marie came on stage with Per on his solo tour performance in Amsterdam, Holland. Since then they have been on a major world tour and released two albums; Charm School and Travelling.

  ★ Recent releases

Roxette released a special edition 7″ of The Look  in April 2014 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the hit. There was also a Blu-Ray/CD released named Roxette Live – Travelling the World  in December 2013. The latest studio album release was Travelling in 2012.

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The Look (25th anniversary edition) (7″)
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Travelling the World (BD)
  ★ Tours and concerts

Roxette is going on their extended 30th Anniversay Tour which will probably last to 2016. Find our more on our tour page.

  ★ Important links
  ★ Most recent news

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Pretty Woman 25 years old

Who would have thought that a movie originally called $3000 with has-been Richard Gere and would-possibly-never-be Julia Roberts would be remembered 25 years later?

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Roxette rocked the pants off of Sydney

SYDNEY – There is really no other way of putting it. The Australian leg has been tremendous and The Daily Roxette would like to thank Daniel Rezmann for all the wonderful shots he has taken for us, and also to our many good reporters! And a big thanks to all our readers out there!

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Farewell Australia (The Hunter Valley Show)

Closing time, closing time, thank you very much for coming, please make your way through the exits.

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Roxette in Sydney: “Now THAT is a Rock Show!”

SYDNEY – BEST! SHOW! EVER!

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Per meets TDR 2015 – Round 2 (Down Under)

SYDNEY – An exclusive one on one with Mr. Per Gessle!

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A Night at the Opera (House)

SYDNEY – Does it get any better than this? Incredible! Roxette on the Steps of the Sydney Opera House!

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Roxette at The Gong Show!

WOLLONGONG – Good things come in small packages.

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A Day on the Green

YARRA VALLEY – Enjoy our gallery from A Day on the Green, photos taken by TDR reporter Daniel Rezmann.

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The Yarra Valley show: like a fine wine!

YARRA VALLEY – A hot afternoon followed by a hot night!

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Game. Set. Match: Marie steals Melbourne show!

MELBOURNE – Rod Laver Arena. The famous Tennis venue that crowns champions, tonight celebrated a legend!

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Arena Rox – Valentine’s Day!

Roxette- Perth Arena: February 14 2015 – Marie Fredriksson… A Standing Ovation… Always!

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Roxette in Perth

PERTH – one of the most isolated cities in the world. You can fly to another country faster than flying from the east coast to Perth, but Roxette have always visited here when they have toured Australia. Even when Perth was between arenas and they had to play a smaller and not so great venue in 2012, they still came. Perth has often missed out on great bands but never have we missed out on Roxette. Hats off for that.

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Roxette – a kiwi perspective

AUCKLAND – I was 12 years old when “The Look” became a hit in New Zealand. It was quite risqué back then and my rather conservative parents would not let me listen to what Dad called ‘jingle jangle’ music, which was basically any form of music that wasn’t classical.

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Roxette’s NZ debut!

AUCKLAND – “Crush On You”, “Paint” & “Almost Unreal” are back! A quick summary, check out the full set list below!

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XXX Tour: The Roxette Staple – a setlist analysis

Roxette has many staples – songs that “must” be performed, at least that’s what Per claims. Is his statement true or not?

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XXX Tour: Watercolours and the women of Roxette

We are just days away from the first concert of 2015 but one talking point from the 2014 shows that needs a mention is the incredible version of “Watercolours in the Rain” that was performed live.

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New Rox tribute band

Roxette’s recent and upcoming shows around the world prove that their classic hits are still loved by audiences around the world. Now a Dutch cover band called ‘Countdown’ decided to create a Roxette tribute show and start a small European tour of their own. “At first out of pure admiration for the creativity of Roxette […]

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The Joyride to New Zealand and 2015…

It’s less than a month to go before Roxette re-boot their mammoth XXX World Tour and the first stop on their 2015 global jaunt is Auckland New Zealand on February 7th at the Vector Arena. This will mark show #16 on their itinerary, which began back in Russia on the 28th of October 2014.

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The updated Rox Box!

The 2006 Roxette Box Set is getting a slight face lift with a new look cover and some extra songs!

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Ghost Tracks: KEEP ME WAITING

FEATURE – Ghost Tracks is a new 10-part series of articles where we take a fun look back at some of the forgotten and rarely ever mentioned Roxette songs from their incredible 30 year history. This concludes series 1.

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Ghost Tracks: FROM ONE HEART TO ANOTHER

FEATURE – Ghost Tracks is a new 10-part series of articles where we take a fun look back at some of the forgotten and rarely ever mentioned Roxette songs from their incredible 30 year history

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Ghost Tracks: CRUSH ON YOU

FEATURE – Ghost Tracks is a new 10-part series of articles where we take a fun look back at some of the forgotten and rarely ever mentioned Roxette songs from their incredible 30 year history.

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Ghost Tracks: HALF A WOMAN, HALF A SHADOW

FEATURE – Ghost Tracks is a new 10-part series of articles where we take a fun look back at some of the forgotten and rarely ever mentioned Roxette songs from their incredible 30 year history.

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Per meets TDR 2015 – Round 1

This time of year it’s both hard to find Per as he sneaks away for his tanning vacation, as well as hard for Per to find time to answer our nagging questions. He didn’t get any rain this time around, so just now we got the response, and once again from on board an airplane!

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