For you who don’t do Spotify, here are the 100 tracks Per put together for his XXX pre-show mixed tape:
Paul Revere & the Raiders – Kicks
David Bowie – Let’s dance
John Mellencamp – Jack & Diane
Donkeyboy – Crazysomethingnormal
Janis Joplin – Me and Bobby McGee
Betty Everett – The shoop shoop song (It’s in his kiss)
Nick Lowe – American squirm
Air – Sexy boy
Lana Del Rey – Summertime Sadness
Tom Petty – You got lucky
The Who – Substitute
The Trashmen – Surfin’ bird
The Rolling Stones – Gimme shelter
Alma Cogan – Tennesse waltz
Meghan Trainor – All about that bass
Jefferson Airplane – Somebody to love
Shocking Blue – Send me a postcard
Dusty Springfield – Son of a preacher man
Depeche Mode – Enjoy the silence
The Who – Pictures of Lily
Kirsty MacColl – Days
Ramones – I wanna be sedated
The Beach Boys – Good vibrations
Tom Petty – Learning to fly
Gilbert O’Sullivan – Nothing rhymed
Paul Revere & the Raiders – I’m not your stepping stone
Blondie – Hanging on the telephone
Linnea Henriksson – Halmstad
The Byrds – Mr. Read the full story...
Well, what do you know! Not much as it turns out. Last night the full Per Gessle Archives were let loose (except volume 5 which still is a vinyl exclusive)! Enjoy the 10 digital parts with... Read the full story...
Per will release not one, but two books September 25: Texter, klotter & funderingar – den svenska delen about all his Swedish releases, obviously in Swedish, and its English counterpart Songs, Sketches & Reflections – the English part. Read the full story...
He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother: The video is out now!
Expected and longed for by many, the video to "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" has found its way to the masses finally. Per Gessle had re-recorded the song in conjunction with the soundtr... Read the full story...
With the brand new Roxette World Tour announced, I thought it was the right time to get into the spirit of this exciting time of year – sort of like anticipating what Santa might bring you for Christmas, so I decided to get in touch with my “inner-Rox-nerd”. Read the full story...
On his own record label Cosmos, Per Gessle will release a 7" with "Kvar i min bil" (from the 2008 movie "Let the Right One In") and B-side "Loud Clothes" from way back when (2002.) Read the full story...