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PG Roxette makes the official song for the Table Tennis EC in Malmö

10th-17th September 2023, it’s time for the European table tennis elite to take Malmö Arena to settle the medals. On the men’s side, Sweden is one of the gold candidates with players such as World Cup runner-up Truls Möregårdh and double world champions Mattias Falck and Kristian Karlsson in the squad. It is now clear ... Read more

PG40 – RoxBlog interview with Per Gessle – „You have to be kind to your history all the time, because it always makes sense in the end.”

It was 40 years ago when Per Gessle released his solo debut album. 40 years! I thought it deserves to be talked about. Fortunately, even if it’s once again a very busy period for Mr. G, he was very kind and agreed to a 40th anniversary interview. You would think it’s all about that album ... Read more

PG40 – RoxBlog interview with Per Gessle – „You have to be kind to your history all the time, because it always makes sense in the end.”

It was 40 years ago when Per Gessle released his solo debut album. 40 years! I thought it deserves to be talked about. Fortunately, even if it’s once again a very busy period for Mr. G, he was very kind and agreed to a 40th anniversary interview. You would think it’s all about that album ... Read more

Per Gessle on Nordic Rox – April 2023

Per Gessle and Sven Lindström welcome you on the April episode of Nordic Rox. The guys are situated in sunny Halmstad. Per says it’s a sunny day and it’s really beautiful on the West Coast of Sweden. Sven says they are in a perfect mood for presenting another special show featuring a group from Helsingborg, ... Read more

Per Gessle on Nordic Rox – April 2023

Per Gessle and Sven Lindström welcome you on the April episode of Nordic Rox. The guys are situated in sunny Halmstad. Per says it’s a sunny day and it’s really beautiful on the West Coast of Sweden. Sven says they are in a perfect mood for presenting another special show featuring a group from Helsingborg, ... Read more

Part of Per Gessle’s unique collection of Ferraris to go on display at Hotel Tylösand

On Monday, 1st May, The Front House opens at Hotel Tylösand, Halmstad, Sweden. The new hotel building is a real gem with 39 new rooms designed by Åsa Gessle, an exhibition hall with Per and Åsa Gessle’s unique collection of Ferrari cars and the top-equipped Ronnie Peterson conference room. It is the architect firm Fredblad ... Read more

Part of Per Gessle’s unique collection of Ferraris to go on display at Hotel Tylösand

On Monday, 1st May, The Front House opens at Hotel Tylösand, Halmstad, Sweden. The new hotel building is a real gem with 39 new rooms designed by Åsa Gessle, an exhibition hall with Per and Åsa Gessle’s unique collection of Ferrari cars and the top-equipped Ronnie Peterson conference room. It is the architect firm Fredblad ... Read more

Per Gessle to appear on stage in the Roxette musical!

There is still quite some time left until the Roxette musical hits the theatres in autumn 2024, but it has just been confirmed in a recent interview that besides taking huge part of the job in matching Roxette’s music with the play, Per will also appear on stage each night the musical is on. Well, ... Read more

Gyllene Tider’s new single, “Chans” is out!

Gyllene Tider’s lead single from their upcoming album is out! Chans is a sunny foretaste of the album Hux Flux and the summer tour. The single is available on all streaming platforms (Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, YouTube etc.) and it comes out on a 7″ vinyl as well on 7th April. Pre-order Chans HERE! Tracklist ... Read more

Gyllene Tider is back with “Chans” – a new single to welcome summer

Suddenly, Gyllene Tider is back again. The new single Chans is here as a sunny foretaste of the upcoming album Hux Flux and the summer tour. Per Gessle, Mats “MP” Persson, Göran Fritzon, Anders Herrlin and Micke Syd Andersson reunited last summer in the Sweetspot Studio in Harplinge and when they were done they came ... Read more

Per Gessle on Nordic Rox – March 2023

After a well-deserved beachtime, skipping one month of being on air on Nordic Rox, Per Gessle is back on the Spectrum with Sven Lindström. Mr. G is taking a break from recording to make this episode with Sven. He is in the studio at the moment. Also preparing for a big summer tour in Sweden ... Read more

Per Gessle and Magnus Börjeson discuss ”Station to Station” on Bowiepodden

A Swedish David Bowie podcast, Bowiepodden invited Per Gessle and Magnus Börjeson to discuss David Bowie’s Station to Station album. The conversation was recorded at T&A in December 2022 and the guys talked about the album track by track. Listen to it HERE! After the podcast host, Sebastian Borg welcomes Per and Magnus, he turns ... Read more

Per Gessle releases Wrecking Ball and updates Party Crasher

Per decided to celebrate this year’s peegeebeeday by sharing a so far unreleased song of his and update the Party Crasher album on streaming services to include all tracks that belong to PC. Wrecking Ball became a killed darling when the album came out in 2008, but in the EPK we could see part of ... Read more

Roxette on MTV Unplugged – 30th anniversary

MTV’s acclaimed music series, MTV Unplugged premiered in 1989 and it showcased top artists in the industry performing acoustic versions of their songs. Roxette was the first non-native English speaker band invited. It was a fantastic opportunity for Roxette to show their qualities as a live band to a large audience worldwide. They recorded their ... Read more

Micke Syd Andersson about Gyllene Tider on Norwegian podcast

Micke Syd was a guest on Oppland Arbeiderblad’s podcast, Backstage the other day. It’s a Norwegian podcast, so the questions were asked in Norwegian, the answers were given in Swedish. Since these two languages are so close to each other, there is no need for an interpreter to understand each other. Here comes the English ... Read more

Per Gessle on Nordic Rox – January 2023

Sven Lindström and Per Gessle had their first chat of the year on Nordic Rox. They wish a happy new year to each other. They ask each other how they are doing. Both feel good and Per adds he survived Christmas and New Year’s Eve… in style, he thinks. Sven had a moment of silence. ... Read more

Interview with Per Gessle after the Hallandian of The Year 2022 gala

Hallandsposten did an interview with Per after the award ceremony and asked him about how it feels to be Hallandian of The Year 2022. Since I live in Halmstad and love Halmstad, it feels fantastic. I was born here, so it’s my everything. It has shaped me. Although I have had an apartment in Stockholm ... Read more

Per Gessle is Hallandian of The Year!

After being nominated for the fourth time in a row, Per Gessle has now won the title Hallandian of The Year! Congratulations! The first 3 winners in 2019, 2020 and 2021 were Janne Andersson, Boris Lennerhov and My Feldt. The prize is awarded by the Marketing Association in Halland in collaboration with Hallandsposten and Hallands ... Read more

Per Gessle on Nordic Rox – December 2022

Sven Lindström and Per Gessle sat together in Halmstad to record the December episode of Nordic Rox. Sven says it’s soon Christmas time and Per has got his Santa outfit on himself because he is ready to present his brand new Christmas single coming up later on the show. This time it’s The Soundtrack Of ... Read more

Extended version of “Son of a Plumber” by Per Gessle

As Per informed a couple of days ago, he decided to release the complete SOAP project today, 26th February. The album now includes an extra disc besides the original 2 discs. It’s a digital release, an Extended Version next to the original SOAP double album on all streaming platforms. Listen HERE! Son of a Plumber ... Read more

STIM interview with Roxette manager Marie Dimberg

As we informed you about it in October, Marie Dimberg was awarded the Swedish Government’s Honorary award for a lifetime achievement of Music Export. Now STIM (Swedish Performing Rights Society) did an interview with Marie, founder of Dimberg Jernberg Management, who besides Roxette, Per Gessle and Gyllene Tider represents several other great Swedish artists. STIM’s ... Read more

Per Gessle on Nordic Rox – February 2021

The February show of Nordic Rox on Sirius XM is No. 494 in the program’s history. Wow! Per tells there are songs in Swedish and in English on the list for this show, but he couldn’t find any Danish songs. He tells American people think if you are Swedish or Danish, you can understand each ... Read more

Per Gessle to Dagens Nyheter about the power of music

According to a recent study, the songs we listened to as 14-year-olds make the biggest impact on us. Dagens Nyheter was curious about what seven Swedish artists listened to when they were 14. Per Gessle was one of those artists they asked. Per tells Kajsa Haidl from Dagens Nyheter that he was 14 in 1973 ... Read more

Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle on the album related to Kjell Andersson’s book

Kjell Andersson, former Head of A&R and producer at EMI Sweden publishes his autobiography, Ingen går hel ur det här – Mitt liv i den svenska musiken on 8th February. Over 40 years in the music industry, Kjell worked together with many of Sweden’s greatest artists. To name a few: Per Gessle, Gyllene Tider, Marie ... Read more

Helena von Zweigbergk about Marie Fredriksson in Cancerfonden’s magazine

In the Nr. 3 2020 issue of Cancerfonden’s magazine, Rädda Livet (Cancer Foundation, Save Life), author and journalist Helena von Zweigbergk writes a chronicle about her friend Marie Fredriksson, how she admires her way of dealing with the difficult. The title is Strong, stubborn, warm Marie. Helena tells that in December 2019 she got a ... Read more

Roxette’s four US No.1s at Don’t Stop The Music gala on TV4

There was a 2-hour-long live music gala on TV4 tonight, Don’t Stop The Music. The evening was arranged by the Swedish Music Foundation, which works to support everyone in the music industry who has been affected by the pandemic in various ways. Among other artists, Peter Jöback, Tomas Ledin, Zara Larsson, Lars Winnerbäck and First ... Read more

Per Gessle contributed to the book The Beatles – Album by Album

Per Gessle contributed to a book, The Beatles – Album by Album: The Band and Their Music by Insiders, Experts & Eyewitnesses, published in 2019. It’s an original telling of the Fab Four’s story. This informative work tells the story of John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr from the band’s formative days ... Read more

Per Gessle on Nyhetsmorgon

Per Gessle was one of the guests on Nyhetsmorgon, TV4 this morning. He entered the studio after Jubël (Sebastian Atas and Victor Sjöström), a Swedish duo originating from Halmstad performed their song, Someone. Per mentions how good they are and shows thumbs up to them. Program leader Jenny Alversjö asks Mr. G if they worked ... Read more

Per Gessle to release Late Night Concert

This year’s surprise of Per Gessle on his birthday is that he releases his unplugged Late Night Concert recorded at Cirkus in Stockholm on 19th November 2020 without an audience, broadcast on TV4 on 16th December 2020. Besides being available digitally from 15th January on YouTube and all streaming sites, it will get a physical ... Read more

Q&A with Per Gessle in Classic Pop magazine

In the Jan/Feb 2021 issue of Classic Pop magazine (UK) there is a Q&A with Per Gessle about Roxette’s Bag Of Trix release. Steve O’Brien asks Per to tell how this boxset came into existence. Mr. G tells he was looking around for live stuff and found so much material that he had forgotten about. ... Read more

Interview with Per Gessle in QX magazine

In the January 2021 issue of QX magazine there is an interview with Per Gessle. You can read it HERE in Swedish and download it in pdf from HERE. Anders Öhrman met Mr. G in Per’s office on Strandvägen in Stockholm to talk about Roxette. Anders loves Roxette since they released their first single, Neverending ... Read more

Per Gessle podcast interview on Hemma hos Strage

On 24th December a new podcast interview with Per Gessle was published by Hemma hos Strage. Fredrik Strage is a Swedish journalist and author who writes about pop culture. Per starts with introducing himself and wishing merry Christmas to all who are listening. He says he is sitting in beautiful Kungsholmen, Stockholm together with Fredrik. ... Read more