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Per Gessle (feat. Helena Josefsson) – Around The Corner (The Comfort Song)

When a week ago Per informed on his social media sites that new music was coming, most of us probably thought of anything else but what he actually released today. The cover and the short snippet he shared 2 days ago made it clear what it is about. It became a very personal, heartbreaking, yet ... Read more

Roxette received Honorary Award at the Swedish Grammis

Roxette received the Honorary Award at Grammisgalan in Sweden last night. The justification was: “Brilliant timeless pop songs with effective angelic choruses and puns that have crossed all borders of the world. This year’s Honorary Award Winners have had all this. They therefore succeeded with the journey from a Swedish small town to the whole ... Read more

Mass for Marie Fredriksson on World Cancer Day

Hedvig Eleonora church (Östermalm, Stockholm) organized 2 masses for Marie Fredriksson on 4th February, World Cancer Day. The first one was held from 18:00 to 19:15, the next from 20:00 to 21:15. They remembered Marie and her fantastic music on the masses where the church’s children and youth choirs, One Voice choir and the church’s ... Read more

Per Gessle interview on P4 Extra – ”There were so many Maries”

Swedish Radio P4 Extra did an interview with Per Gessle on 25th January, the day when the tribute concert was broadcast on TV. You can listen to it HERE. It starts at 34:10 and lasts until 54:38. The program leader, Svjetlana Pastuhovic asks Per about the tribute event and if it was like a farewell. ... Read more


Memories of Marie

Working for EMI Music, I was very fortunate to have been Roxette’s US video executive from the beginning of their discovery in the states through their ascent to international superstars. Like so many who loved and admired Marie, I was left stunned and brokenhearted in the wake of her passing. During the hours, days and weeks that followed, I have tried to process her loss with pictures, memories and thoughts of the very real and talented person that was Marie Fredriksson. Read the full story...


Marie Fredriksson honored during Grammys broadcast

LOS ANGELES – One of the most emotional segments of the 62nd annual Grammy Awards broadcast live from Staples Center Sunday night was the “In Memoriam” reel honoring those in the music industry we lost this past year.  Read the full story...

An evening for Marie Fredriksson

Gothenburg, Sweden, 20th January 2020. Stora Teatern. I don’t know how many times I was walking past this theatre over the years whenever I was in Gothenburg. Since I’m a fan of theatres, I sometimes checked the schedule outside on the wall to see what plays they have to offer. I never thought that it ... Read more

Radio interview with Per Gessle about Marie Fredriksson – ”I’ve always thought she is a sister to me, it has always been so.”

Studio Ett on Swedish radio did an interview with Per Gessle after last night’s ”En kväll för Marie Fredriksson” event at Stora Teatern in Göteborg. You can judge by Per’s voice and reactions that he is still very much under the effect of what happened. Both last night and on 9th December. It was the ... Read more


En kväll för Marie Fredriksson in Gothenburg

GOTHENBURG - Around 200 specially invited guests and a few paying ones saw the recording of the tribute "En kväll för Marie Fredriksson" at Stora Teatern in Gothenburg last night. Read the full story...

More artists confirmed for the concert: Lasse Lindbom, Eva Dahlgren, Petra Marklund and Agnes.

Per Gessle’s surprise release on his birthday

Per decided to keep the tradition of releasing something special on his birthday. Last year it was the first Mono Mind album, Mind Control, this year it is the demos to Gyllene Tider’s last album, Samma skrot och korn. Better said, not all the demos, since Vanliga saker is missing, but there is a demo ... Read more

SVT’s tribute event for Marie Fredriksson

According to the press release, friends and members of Sweden’s artist elite gather at Stora Teatern in Gothenburg on 20th January to celebrate Marie Fredriksson’s fantastic music act in connection with her passing away on 9th December 2019. The event, En kväll för Marie Fredriksson, features songs from Marie’s and Roxette’s song catalogue under the ... Read more

CONTEST – Win a signed Gyllene Tider 2.019 – en sista refräng book!

Anders Roos, photographer and publisher of the Gyllene Tider 2.019 – en sista refräng book was kind enough to offer us 1 copy for a contest. RoxBlog added another one, so now 2 books can be won. HERE you could already read our review, from which you can see it’s worth having this book written ... Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020! What about a free download to start the year with? All the best wishes from the whole TDR team out to you!

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020! What about a free download to start the year with? All the best wishes from the whole TDR team out to you!

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020! What about a free download to start the year with? All the best wishes from the whole TDR team out to you!

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020! What about a free download to start the year with? All the best wishes from the whole TDR team out to you!

Gyllene Tider – GT40 Live – New Year’s Eve on Swedish radio P4

On New Year’s Eve, Swedish radio P4 broadcast Gyllene Tider’s Ullevi concert recorded on 3rd August 2019 on the guys’ 40th anniversary tour. A pre-recorded studio talk with Per and Anders, as well as Sven Lindström was also on air. In the beginning of the program Sven tells it was Per and MP who started ... Read more

The bonus round! Per+Marie=Roxette. Practice your Swedish. And Happy New Year!

The bonus round! Per+Marie=Roxette. Practice your Swedish. And Happy New Year!

The bonus round! Per+Marie=Roxette. Practice your Swedish. And Happy New Year!

The bonus round! Per+Marie=Roxette. Practice your Swedish. And Happy New Year!

The bonus round! Per+Marie=Roxette. Practice your Swedish. And Happy New Year!

Per Gessle on Top 2000 in the Netherlands

There was a short interview with Per today about The Look on Top 2000 (Dutch music program). The program is available in the Netherlands only, but hopefully, they will soon upload it to their YouTube channel as well. The interview was done on 19th November at Baggpipe Studios (the old EMI studio) in Stockholm. Per ... Read more


Ten Plus One: TDR Honors Marie Fredriksson

How on earth do you pay tribute to someone who narrated the soundtrack of your life? Read the full story...

Gyllene Tider – avskedsturnén documentary on TV4

During the tour we could already sense there would be a GT40 documentary later because of the filmings at each concert and with more cameras out at Ullevi and in Kalmar. Gyllene Tider – avskedsturnén (Gyllene Tider – the farewell tour) premiered on TV4 on 26th December. The story about a pop band that conquered ... Read more

Gyllene Tider 2.019 – en sista refräng

When earlier this year, months before the GT40 tour it turned out that there would be a book about Gyllene Tider written by Jan-Owe Wikström and photographed by Anders Roos, I knew the end result would be fab. This duo created another wonderful book, Alla tiders Gyllene Tider 6 years ago, but not only that. ... Read more

Det svenska popundret – The Swedish Pop Phenomenon

2 months ago SVT broadcast a documentary about modern Swedish music’s journey around the world. I just had the time now to watch it and since many fans asked for translation, I thought I would summarize it for them. The part with Roxette in it has a more detailed summary, of course. The documentary consists ... Read more

#TURMVLG 23: Fading like a Flower, Part 4. (Director: Doug Freel, Producer: Lisa Hollingshead, 1991): Do you remember the first time we spoke about FLAF? The first part was about Stortorget, and there we mentioned the Swedish Academy which chooses the annual Nobel Prize winners. After the certificates and medals are handed over, a banquet with 1.300 guests takes place, and that happens at Stadshuset, Stockholm's city hall (not to be confused with the town hall). And if you wa...lk up the stairs from the banquet you enter the Golden Hall, where not only the Nobel Ball is being held after the Nobel Banquet but also where the interior scenes for FLAF were recorded. The Golden Hall was actually meant not to look golden at all until an anynomous person donated a lot of money around 1918 and 18.6 million mosaic pieces could be applied to the walls along with 11 kg of gold leaf. Another location used in the video is the tower of Stadshuset where we can see Per standing 73 m above the place Marie swam with the ducks from Stars. Interior: https://goo.gl/maps/TqzFcD6Y6rWKN9W4A Location: https://goo.gl/maps/5isvQYUsVGupL4wP8 See More

Want a Roxette tambourine AND support Cancerfonden, an organization that supports the fight against cancer? Here's something you should really consider taking part in. This TDR auction ends on Dec 27, everything else is in the article. http://www.dailyroxette.com/roxette-tambourine-charity-chr…/

Want a Roxette tambourine AND support Cancerfonden, an organization that supports the fight against cancer? Here's something you should really consider taking part in. This TDR auction ends on Dec 27, everything else is in the article. http://www.dailyroxette.com/roxette-tambourine-charity-chr…/

Want a Roxette tambourine AND support Cancerfonden, an organization that supports the fight against cancer? Here's something you should really consider taking part in. This TDR auction ends on Dec 27, everything else is in the article. http://www.dailyroxette.com/roxette-tambourine-charity-chr…/