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Swedish media reviews the “Rox Box”

STOCKHOLM - Both Aftonbladet and Expressen give the "Rox Box" three out of five, but not without reservations. Read the full story...


Best Roxette Video Ever is…

STOCKHOLM - According to TV4.se's recent vote Roxette's Best Video Ever is "Listen to Your Heart." Read the full story...


Postponed release date for Portugal: 23rd October

According to online Portuguese CD retail stores, it has been confirmed that due to delays, the new Roxette compilation and its 2CD (CD with DVD) will only be released on October 23 all over the country. Read the full story...


Vote for Roxette’s best video

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) - On TV4.se you can now vote for Roxette's best video through all times. Read the full story...


“One Wish” shown in UK as part of Roxette video timeline

Magic TV UK played the first showing of the new Roxette single "One Wish" today. Read the full story...


“It’s amazing that Marie has recovered,” says Per

STOCKHOLM - 45 milllion albums later.   Now Roxette starts over again. With a new style, new songs and a new Marie Fredriksson. Read the full story...


Radio broadcast of Room Service concert

SÖDERHAMN - According to Roxette.se there will be no Roxette tour "within a forseeable future," but Swedish Radio P3 will in celebration of Roxette's 20th anniversary broadcast a concert recorded during the Room Service tour in the Globen Arena in 2001. Read the full story...


Thought of a big comeback long gone, but “maybe a mini tour,” says Marie Fredriksson

STOCKHOLM - Roxette turns 20 years and celebrates by releasing their greatest hits. Read the full story...


“One Wish” video to premiere on VIVA tonight

VIENNA - German music channel VIVA will premiere "One Wish" video tonight in their program "NEU." Read the full story...


“Listen to Your Heart” 3 x “million-air”

LONDON (UPDATED) - BMI is once again giving awards to Per Gessle and Mats "MP" Persson as their song "Listen to Your Heart" has now reached its 3 millionth broadcast on American radio. Read the full story...


“One Wish” enters at #2 on German radio listener chart

BADEN-BADEN - Roxette's brand new single "One Wish" entered the German radio station SWR3 TOP 33 charts at #2 last Sunday, and as such the highest entry last week.   SWR3 is one of the most important stations in the south of Germany and the Top 33 chart is built weekly with the votes the radio station receives from listeners via the Internet. Read the full story...


“One Wish” promoted on front page of newspaper in Spain

MADRID - Promotion for Roxette's new single "One Wish" has already started in Spain and, in fact, is in high gear at the moment.   Commuters travelling to work this morning were greeted with a big, full-color Roxette picture on the cover of one of Spain's most-read newspapers, the free 20 Minutos (which is distributed for free in a similar fashion to Metro in many countries or Heute in Austria).   An article inside reports about Roxette's new release and comeback, and invites readers to visit the newspaper's website today and tomorrow to view the video version of Roxette's new single "One Wish."   The newspaper is read by an average of two million people daily and can be picked up at subway stations and universities.   The single also started to be heard on the main radio stations last week and, as some TDR readers have reported, was sold out in some stores. Read the full story...


Roxette tune tapped for US television commercial

PHILADELPHIA - The American television broadcast network, ABC, is using Roxette’s chart-topping single "The Look" in commercial spots promoting their new series "Ugly Betty."   "Ugly Betty," based on the Colombian telenovella "Yo Soy Betty La Fea," is pegged by critics to be one of the biggest hits of the new fall TV season here. Read the full story...


Roxette celebrate 20th anniversary with new single “One Wish”

STOCKHOLM - The Daily Roxette received the following press release this morning:   Roxette celebrates 20th Anniversary with a new single, a greatest hits and the definitive box set. Read the full story...


Roxette single and album release dates revealed

According to different online sources, Roxette's new album and The Rox-Box will be released on October 18. Read the full story...


“It really sounds fantastic!” comments Per about new Roxette songs

Per Gessle has left a new message on official Son Of A Plumber website where he comments about the recording of the new Roxette songs, which will included in the greatest hits Roxette will release this fall as part of the band's 20th Anniversary celebration. Read the full story...


Roxette reunion on its way says Dutch newspaper

Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad published the following article today, including a new picture of Per in it's print edition. Read the full story...


Per and Marie attended the Polar Prize gala

STOCKHOLM - Yesterday the "Nobel Prize" of music was presented for the 15th time, namely the Polar Prize. Read the full story...


Shirley Clamp covers “It Must Have Been Love” and “Tro”

GOTHENBURG - While Marie Fredriksson covers her favorite songs from the '60s and '70s on "Min bäste vän," Swedish singer Shirley Clamp covers her favorites from all times in her new album "Favoriter på svenska" that's due for release on May 10. Read the full story...


Former Roxette manager auctions off various music memorabilia

NEW YORK - Herbie Herbert. It's a name familar to fans who have poured over the liner notes of various Roxette albums. Read the full story...


Radio Sweden pits Roxette against The Cardigans

STOCKHOLM - In an ongoing series called "The Greatest," which introduces some of Sweden’s most eminent figures through time, Radio Sweden has recently asked its listeners to decide if Roxette or The Cardigans are "the greatest." Read the full story...


Roxette back in studio, EMI confirms

STOCKHOLM - EMI Sweden confirms all the articles about Roxette's coming projects in a press release today. Read the full story...


“Roxette Announce Comeback” declares news headline

NEW YORK (UPDATED) - It's finally started!! While The Daily Roxette has been reporting this story for months now, the first reports heralding the return of Roxette from other news sources have begun to appear. Read the full story...


Polish death metal band covers “How Do You Do!”

WROCLAW, POLAND - In what many Roxette fans are sure to consider the worst cover of a Roxette song ever, the Polish heavy metal band Elysium has covered Roxette's "How Do You Do!," Read the full story...


New cover of “Fading Like A Flower”

An eBay auction led this reporter to the discovery of a new cover of Roxette's "Fading Like A Flower" by the German group Discoblaster. Read the full story...


X-mas greeting 2005 from Marie and Per

HALMSTAD - To all readers of TDR - a Merry Christmas! Here's the "annual" Christmas message from Per and Marie: Ding-a-ling ding-a-ling!!!! Read the full story...


Roxette gets a new site

SÖDERHAMN - After many years "siteless" or with poor sites, Roxette now has a new, fresh site - www.roxette.se. Read the full story...


Roxette’s comeback in London

LONDON (UPDATED) - Last night Roxette reunited on a stage at the Dorchester Hotel in London. Read the full story...


DHT’s version of “Listen To Your Heart” released to Aussie radio this month

SYDNEY - D.H.T.'s rendition of Roxette's "Listen to Your Heart" was released to Australian radio in the past week or so, with Sydney radio stations adding it to their playlists. Read the full story...


Per in NYC: Son of a Plumber tour, US compilation for Roxette

NEW YORK (UPDATED) - While being in New York with his wife Åsa, son Gabriel and manager Marie Dimberg, Per gave an exclusive interview to Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet's Per Bjurman. Read the full story...


“It Must Have Been Love” and “Listen to Your Heart” awarded

STOCKHOLM - It's been 15 years since the movie "Pretty Woman" entered the scene, and with that, the now classic song "It Must Have Been Love." Read the full story...


“Pretty Woman” out on DVD – again

HOUSTON - Yes you heard it, "Pretty Woman" is out on DVD - again. Read the full story...