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Roxette rocked the German capital

Not even five month ago Roxette played the Fort Spandau in Berlin. A huge success in a sold-out venue, but nothing compared to yesterday’s show in the O2 World. Read the full story...


Berlin revisited: Part one

Yes, we had them here in Berlin before. And their show was great in the summer already. Read the full story...


Charm School Revisited

Charm School Revisited  – To be released November 28th 2011 has been a fantastic year for Roxette. Read the full story...


Roxette plays Oberhausen

OBERHAUSEN – After six consecutive shows in Germany, Roxette played a wonderful show at the König Pilsner Arena in Oberhausen. Read the full story...


Meanwhile backstage in Oberhausen…

Snapshot OBERHAUSEN – The Daily Roxette attended the Oberhausen concert last night, but more about that later. Read the full story...


Roxette visits Mannheim – a review

MANNHEIM – After shortly visiting my cousin and her family in Calw (birthplace of Hermann Hesse), it was time to move on to Mannheim. Read the full story...


And the tour goes on…

Roxette started the fall leg of the tour in Vienna, Austria about a week ago, and the band has been plowing through Germany like back in the heydays. Read the full story...


X-Factor show with 14-year-old singing Roxette song to air tonight in U.S.

The popular British television talent show, The X Factor premiered in the U.S. Read the full story...


Five fast ones for Per in Vienna

VIENNA – The Daily Roxette got hold of Per while he was rehearsing down in Vienna before the big fall tour opening tonight: You’re back after basically two months of nothingness and studio work – how does it feel to be back on the road again? Read the full story...


Two readers win copy of “Put the Needle on the Record”

NEW YORK – Many of our readers participated in the The Daily Roxette’s trivia contest for a copy of Matthew Chojnacki’s new book Put the Needle on the Record: The 1980s at 45 Revolutions Per Minute that features, along with about 250 other great examples from the 80’s, the cover art to Roxette’s “Neverending Love” single. Read the full story...


Roxette back on the charts in the U.S.

After an absence of a little over 10 years, Roxette is back on the charts in the United States. Read the full story...


Jonas Åkerlund to d&d

Director and photographer Jonas Åkerlund (Gessle, Roxette, Metallica, Madonna, Prodigy, etc.) is now represented in Scandinavia by d&d management , the same firm that manages Roxette. Read the full story...


New book chronicles stories behind iconic 1980s single covers

NEW YORK – Matthew Chojnacki, a self-described “huge Roxette fan” from Cleveland, Ohio, tells a story about going to record stores while growing up in Cleveland that is strikingly similar to the one Per tells about his own boyhood in Halmstad. Read the full story...


Join the Flumeride – again

The old classic Roxette/Gyllene Tider spoof “Join the Flumeride” is coming back to haunt you on September 30. Read the full story...


Roxette’s ONE and ONLY Australian show… err… becomes NINE!

Having been knocked back by two Aussie promoters, largely ignored by EMI Australia for the better part of two decades and having not stepped foot on Australian soil since early 1995, Roxette will make their ass-kicking triumphant return to Australia with nine super shows! Read the full story...


Roxette at the German Radiopreis

The other day Roxette performed a medley of “Speak to Me” and “She’s Got Nothing On (But the Radio)” on stage of the German Radiopreis (Radio Awards). Read the full story...


Per hints at Canada tour

In a TT (Swedish news provider) article today Per reveals Roxette may go to Canada next fall, after the world tour’s end, thus in reality extending it. Read the full story...


Perth II added

PERTH – Due to collosal demand there has been a second Perth date added to the Australian tour: February 24. Read the full story...


Congratulations Kiwi fans; Roxette is coming!

Good news for New Zealand: The Neverending Tour will see Roxette playing for the first time in the country in Auckland’s Vector Arena on February 11th. Read the full story...


Roxette goes back to Finland as well

HELSINKI – The Neverending Tour keeps expanding; another concert has been added to the fall leg of the tour. Read the full story...


Single concert in Sydney becomes full tour of Oz and New Zealand

UPDATED – As suspected, Roxette’s “single” concert in Sydney on February 17th has grown into a full-fledged tour of “Down Under.” So far these concerts have been confirmed: Feb 11 Vector Arena, Auckland, NZ. Read the full story...


Speak To Me video is out

Just a few moments ago, Roxette’s video for their single “Speak To Me” has been released. Read the full story...


Original Album Series released in Sweden

STOCKHOLM – The Original Album Series sets of Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson were released in Sweden this week by EMI Svenska. Read the full story...


Roxette goes back to Denmark

COPENHAGEN – It’s only been a month since Roxette visited Tivoli in Copenhagen playing for more than 22,000 fans. Read the full story...


Sydney sold out

SYDNEY – Roxette’s concert on February 17 in Sydney, Australia has been totally sold out. Read the full story...


U.S. “Greatest Hits” CD trivia contest winners announced

NEW YORK – Over 250 readers participated in the The Daily Roxette’s trivia contest for a copy of the new U.S. Read the full story...


Promoter’s goal is to have Roxette headline festival in Chile; more dates in South America expected

PORTO ALEGRE (Brazil) – After the long awaited and meteoric comeback of Roxette to South America that included one show in Uruguay, three in Argentina, one in Chile and five in Brazil – worth millions of dollars to promoters and full of a “million” sighs, screams and tears among the fans who attended the concerts – the are great expectations now that Roxette will return to South America in 2012. Read the full story...


Vote for Roxette to receive another Rockbjörnen award

Rockbjörnen You can now vote for Roxette as “Best Live Act” for the Rockbjörnen, the famous Swedish pop music awards given out by Aftonbladet. Read the full story...


Rox to hit Australia in February

SYDNEY – Roxette will perform at the Sydney Entertainment Centre in Australia on February 17. Read the full story...


Energized concert in Gothenburg

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve added an interview with bass player Magnus Börjeson to this article, click “Read more” to get to that section.] GOTHENBURG – After having traveled more than 1360 km (850 miles) to and from Gothenburg, after having experienced one of the better Roxette concerts I’ve seen and after having gotten the Vanilla Coke-fix taken care of by The Daily Roxette’s German correspondent this reporter is now back in his chair sorting through photos and impressions (and McDonald’s Coke glasses)… Rain was falling, or threatening to fall, over Gothenburg all weekend but when Roxette walked onto stage, it stopped raining. Read the full story...


Capitol releases two Roxette albums today in the United States

NEW YORK – Today marks another milestone in the remarkable international career of the Swedish duo Roxette. Read the full story...


Roxette will be on tour until August 2012; 80 shows to go

Per Gessle reveals in an interview with Hallands Posten that “after Göteborg [concert #50], we still have 80 concerts to go” and that the tour will go on until August 2012. Read the full story...