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EMI, Warner call it off

LONDON – EMI Group and Warner Music on Thursday abandoned their existing plan to create the world's largest music group after tough negotiations with Europe's competition authorities. Read the full story...


U.S. “Don’t Bore Us” compilation to be released by EMI also

Edel America (EAR) and Roxette Recordings have entered into an agreement with EMI Sweden whereby EMI companies worldwide will have the opportunity to release the unique, U.S. Read the full story...


Discography book still waiting to be published

The long-awaited Roxette discography book is still on hold. Robert Thorselius, the author of the book, told The Daily Roxette that the publishing has been delayed for editorial reasons, e.g. Read the full story...


“Lunch with Roxette” cancelled in Wisconsin

No smörgåsboard. No Wisconsin cheese. WZEE Radio in Madison, Wisconsin, has cancelled their "Lunch with Roxette" contest – a week before the event itself was to occur. Read the full story...


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The Music Box, Omaha, USA



Gyllene Tider celebrates TV4’s 10th anniversary

Gyllene Tider reunited briefly for TV4's 10th anniversary on Friday. They performed a playback version of "Gå & fiska". Read the full story...


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328 Performance Hall, Nashville, USA



Baltimore Planet Hollywood gig a “laid back” experience

BALTIMORE – After the performance, Per sipped on a Corona in the lounge while signing autographs. Read the full story...


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WWMX, Baltimore, USA



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Virgin Megastore, New York City, USA



In-store in New York; party with Swedish Consul General

Roxette had a busy day in New York City Wednesday. After an acoustic, live perfomance on WPLJ and numerous interviews with both the American and Swedish press, they appeared at the long-awaited "in-store" at Virgin Megastore, Times Square. Read the full story...


New compilation receives overwhelming review in Billboard

The latest issue of Billboard has a superb review of the revised US version of "Don't Bore Us, Get To The Chorus", which was officially released yesterday. Read the full story...


Fans had their own “afterparty” in New York

RoxNorthAmeriFans, an organization of American, Canadian and Mexican Roxette fans, got together after Roxette's in-store appearance at Virgin Megastore in Times Square, New York City, last Wednesday evening. Read the full story...


Fans hear Roxette “Live” on U.S. Radio – via Internet

Fans around the world were able to listen to New York City's WPLJ – via the Internet – to hear Roxette begin what was, perhaps, the most important day of the U.S. Read the full story...

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don’t bore us – get to the chorus! (US) (CD)


Roxette to visit Jay Leno in December

According to Expressen, Roxette is going to visit the popular NBC talk show "Tonight with Jay Leno" in December. Read the full story...


Per: “Our lives don’t depend on success in the States”

"Sure it would be cool to break through in States again, but it's not the end if won't," says Per in Aftonbladet. Read the full story...


Expressen reports from Boston

Expressen has an article on Roxette's promotional tour debut in MixFest, Boston. According to the paper, the MixFest stage was the largest ever in New England. Read the full story...


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MixFest, Boston, USA



Roxette are back… back in the U.S.A.!

BOSTON – Roxette, accompanied by band members and managers, are back on U.S. Read the full story...


Boston MixFest schedule revealed

The schedule for tomorrow's MixFest festival in Boston has been revealed on the Internet. Read the full story...


Chairman of Swedish pop composers group defends Napster

In today's Metro Stockholm, Roger A. Wallis, the chairman of SKAP (Association of Swedish Pop Music Composers) defends Napster, the Website that the recording industry wants to outlaw since it's being used to download music illegally from the Internet. Read the full story...


U.S. promotional tour continues to take shape

"Schedule subject to change" it says on both the list published here previously, and on a more recent version appearing on the RoxNorthAmeriFans site. Read the full story...


Consulate General’s U.S. Website features Roxette tour

If there is such a thing as an "official" site, then this one is really official! Read the full story...


Marie’s album crosses border to chart in Norway

Marie entered the top 40 album sales chart in Norway this week at #19 with her "Best of.." album. Read the full story...


Fanclub web site under construction

The Holland-based Official Roxette Fanclub has put their website "under heavy construction". The new site will be located on their own server — as soon as the Dutch telecom company has been able to supply their ADSL line. Read the full story...


Sign a petition to save T&A studio

During this week, Julieta Vasta and Jorge Diaz have been working on a site where fans will be able to write what they feel about the demolition of T&A. Read the full story...


“Wish I Could Fly” climbs on US airplay chart!

Roxette fans — especially those in the US — are jumping for joy this weekend as WICF moves up three notches to #26 (from 29) on R&R's (Radio&Records) Adult Contemporary airplay chart. Read the full story...


New details on US promo tour revealed

Roxette's upcoming Promo Tour in the United States continues to take shape. Here are some of the highlights: September 2000   22 Arrival - USA 23 WBMX MixFest - Boston Venue: Suffolk Downs Showtime: 11:50 am, probably after 12:00 25 WB In The Morning, TV show Performance time: 7:45 Travel to NYC afterwards   26 NYC - Press Day 27 Virgin Megastore AppearanceIn-store Performance at 5 pm, followed by signing session. Read the full story...


Historic T&A recording studio to be torn down

There are plans for Gyllene Tider and Roxette's recording studio, where Per Gessle developed some of Roxette's world hits, to be demolished to make way for a new road. Read the full story...


Marie received her award from Halland Academy

Marie received in yesterday's ceremony a 100,000-SEK award from Halland Academy. The award was given to three people from Halland county because of their efforts to promote their home county. Read the full story...


Back pain forced Per to start training

Per will leave for the US promotional tour in better shape than ever. Read the full story...