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Roxette – Travelling

Roxette’s forthcoming album title has been changed to Travelling. Per has just outed the new sleeve on Facebook. Read the full story...


Happy Birthday, Per!

Today is the day that Per Gessle turns 53 years young!  I’m sure all our readers will join us in wishing him all the best on his special day. Read the full story...


Helena Josefsson sings title song duet for new Swedish movie thriller

It’s not just Per Gessle who’s been involved in a some sort of movie soundtrack project. Read the full story...


New Jonas Åkerlund film to feature soundtrack by Per Gessle

As Per Gessle revealed today on Facebook, the songs he’s recently written and recorded for a “soundtrack” are for Jonas Åkerlund’s new movie “Small Apartments.” Read the message by the man himself: Yes Box Alright! Read the full story...


Beat fans in Roxette competition

The Look CompetitionOpen: December 16 – January 6 2012Prize: Signed Roxette Album and Singles!!!BE THE BEST BEAT THE REST, SING WITH THE ROXETTE SINGBOX AND COMPETE FOR FAN-TASTIC PRIZES. Read the full story...


Get The Ultimate Roxette Kit

In a charity auction on Tradera you can win an Ultimate Roxette Kit containing: 10 Per Gessle guitar picksA set of Pelle Alsing’s drumsticksA signed by Per copy of Charm School1 tote bag with the Roxette Room Service logo3 Roxette pins1 gray Charm School T-shirt (L)1 black Charm School tank top (M)1 tour poster from 20111 tour poster from Join the Joyride, Stockholm 1992 The profits go directly to Musikhjälpen’s charity, this time being the right for girls to attend school. Read the full story...


Oh yeah! – Merry Christmas from Marie and Per

Here is a special Christmas greeting from Marie and Per: 2011 turned out to be something very special indeed. Read the full story...


Roxette returns to South America in 2012

2011 has been an amazing year for Roxette with a fantastic world tour and the great success of the new album Charm School. Read the full story...


Roxette to Holland again

According to the site Nu.nl, Roxette will perform at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam June 29. Read the full story...


Roxette tour album to be called “T2”

According to Per’s Twitter message, Roxette’s forthcoming tour album and the follow-up to the 1992 “Tourism” album will be called “T2”. Read the full story...


Marie in new Roosmark charity calender

Caroline Roosmark, the Swedish photographer who has taken the recent Roxette photographs, has this year also made a calendar for charity. Read the full story...


Per on Norwegian TV

OSLO – Sunday November 27 on Norwegian TV2 Per Gessle will be the guest on a show called “Reisen til popstjernen” (“Meeting a popstar”) The Norwegian artist Ingrid Bjørnov has met Per Gessle in Stockholm to talk about music and songwriting, trying to discover the key to his success. Read the full story...


Roxette world tour; Per’s latest mix tape

As you may or may not know, before every tour Per spends a night in front of his stereo system with a bottle of wine to put together the perfect mix tape to play while fans all over the world wait for Roxette to come on stage. Read the full story...


Roxette adds more dates spring 2012

Roxette has just announced these dates, although most of them were already known via other channels: Feb 11 Auckland, Vector Arena (New Zealand)Feb 14 Brisbane, Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 16 Sydney, Sydney Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 17 Sydney, Sydney Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 18 Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena (Australia)Feb 20 Adelaide, Adelaide Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 22 Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena (Australia)Feb 24 Brisbane, Brisbane Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 25 Sydney, Sydney Entertainment Centre (Australia)Feb 28 Perth, Challenge Stadium (Australia)Feb 29 Perth, Challenge Stadium (Australia) Mar 3 Jakarta, Indoor Tennis Stadium (Indonesia)Mar 6 Singapore, Singapore Indoor Stadium (Singapore)Mar 8 Hong Kong, Convention Center (Hong Kong) Apr 19 Bogotá (Colombia) Jun 3 Johannesburg, Coca-Cola Dome (South Africa)Jun 5 Durban, ICC Durban Arena (South Africa)Jun 8 Cape Town, Grand Arena (South Africa) Jul 3 Glasgow SECC, Glasgow (UK)Jul 4 Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester (UK)Jul 6 LG Arena, Birmingham (UK) This makes the world tour 98 gigs long (99 if you count Colombia which still isn’t officially confirmed,) and there is much much more to come. Read the full story...


Roxette will tour North America

During last night’s episode of Nordic Rox on satellite radio network Sirius XM, Per Gessle was interviewed in London by co-host Sven Lindström. Read the full story...


Another Sydney show added; 10 shows scheduled now in Oz

SYDNEY – LiveNation has just confirmed that a third Sydney show will take place February 25th at the Sydney Entertainment Centre taking Roxette’s upcoming Aussie shows to a total of ten! Read the full story...


Roxette ruled Britannia!; TDR speaks to Per prior to the show

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Make sure you click on the jump to read Paul’s exclusive interview with Per and a particularly well-written comment from Tholmes1138. Read the full story...


Roxette to Colombia

Roxette is coming to Bogotá, Colombia in April says El Tiempo, a major local newspaper. Read the full story...


And finally – more UK dates

According to Real Radio Northwest, Roxette will add three more dates in the UK come July : July 3 Glasgow SECC, GlasgowJuly 4 Manchester Evening News Arena, ManchesterJuly 6: LG Arena, Birmingham Tickets go on sale this Friday at 9am. Read the full story...


Roxette goes to South Africa again

According to the South African site Computicket.com, Roxette is coming back to South Africa in June. Read the full story...


Roxette visits Helsinki

Ten years after their last visit, Roxette rejoins on stage in Helsinki’s Hartwall Areena ice hockey rink. Read the full story...


Highlights from Zürich

ZÜRICH – At first, this was meant to be a short clip with some nice scenes from Roxette’s SOLD OUT concert in Zürich on the 31st of October 2011 at the Hallenstadion. Read the full story...


Darren Hayes (ex. Savage Garden) to open for Roxette at Wembley

LONDON – Fans holding tickets for next week’s concert here are in for a treat! Read the full story...


Bid on unique artwork by Marie Fredriksson

Tre vänner Marie has drawn this charcoal piece called “Tre vänner” (“Three Friends”) which is being auctioned out.All profits from the auction go towards the Child Diabetes Fund, and is arranged by the Child Diabetes Fund together with the medical company Eli Lilly along with the Swedish Auction Office. Read the full story...


The next single off Charm School is No One Makes It On Her Own

EMI has silently and without any promotion at all released a new single from Charm School – “No One Makes It On Her Own.” The release is so far purely digital, but should a physical need arise, EMI is no stranger to releasing it for real. Read the full story...


Kim Herold to open the show in Helsinki

Kim Herold will be the opening act for Roxette in their Helsinki concert next Tuesday. Read the full story...


Roxette-Sweden 1-0

STOCKHOLM – After the last few weeks of good reviews of Roxette here at TDR there’s nothing much to add really. Read the full story...


Got a burning question for Per?

Over 100 questions have now been received.  Apologies, but I will not be able to add any more questions to the pile. Read the full story...


Vikunja opening for Roxette – again

Halmstad-based band Vikunja opened for Roxette in Halmstad last August and were personally invited by Per Gessle to open for Roxette again, in Stockholm’s Globen (The Globe) on Thursday and in Malmö Arena on Friday. Read the full story...


Warner in good position to take over EMI

NEW YORK – The Wall Street Journal reports today that Warner Music Group has moved closer to striking a deal it has coveted for years: the acquisition of the recorded-music division of rival EMI Group. Read the full story...


Berlin revisited: Part two

Let’s make it short: Buy yourselves tickets for this Roxette tour! You won’t regret that. Read the full story...


Win a chance to meet Per & Marie backstage in London!

LONDON – Planning on attending the big concert in London? Would you like to go backstage before the show to say hello to Per and Marie? Read the full story...