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The Sweet Hello, The Sad Goodbye?

HALMSTAD – Bassflow (Peter Boström; the guy who wrote + produced Loreen’s “Euphoria”) has done a wonderful remake of “The Sweet Hello, The Sad Goodbye” (2 versions, one long, one longer…). It was supposed to be included on the Travelling-album but didn’t make it in time. Maybe we should release it on its own? Always […]

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More than 100 million SEK to Swedish songwriters

Few talk about the "Swedish musical wonder" anymore, which was strongly connected to successful Swedish artists, but Swedish music is still popular outside of Sweden. Swedish songwriters still hold the fort."Sweden is a small country, but Swedish music is big abroad. The foreign proceeds are a receipt showing that Swedish songwriters are of high international […]

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Roxette-song on Billboard Hot 100

(UPDATED) – After a long, long time a Roxette song enters the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. “Listen to Your Heart” by D.H.T. lands on #87.   The original – Roxette’s second US #1 – charted at #1 in 1989, and was the first Roxette single only available on cassette in the US.   Update […]

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“Poplife” is born

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) – The Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet decides to start a new record store on the Internet. They are looking in the direction of Apple’s iTunes. Aftonbladet’s site will be named Poplife.   Initially the site will contain 100,000 songs by Elvis, The Stones, Bob Dylan, Gyllene Tider, David Bowie and Magnus Uggla, to name […]

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Per Gessle on tour – finally!

STOCKHOLM (UPDATED) – It may have been the pressure from the media or from the fans, or Per Gessle’s own lust for touring, or the mix of all of it, but in the end, Per has managed to arrange a tour around the end of July to mid-August. The “around 14-gig” tour will take Per […]

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Brainpool working on a rock opera

According to Expressen, the band Brainpool has been working on a rock opera for 6 months already. “The opera will be set in the present and will satirize and criticize the economy-centered society that has grown so strong during the last 12 months,” says guitarist David Birde in Expressen. Birde is also responsible for the […]

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Sverige – Marie’s opening act

The Daily Roxette finally managed to get some more information on the band Sverige which will be the opening act on Marie’s summer tour, as we first mentioned in an earlier report. Their official biography from their record company Universal Music says that the band was founded on a winter evening in 1999, when Peder […]

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Roxette alive and kickin’

Once again someone has been spreading false rumours about Roxette splitting up. Per has sent the fanclub a message where he tells that Roxette is NOT splitting up. They have been shooting “Stars” video today and yesterday, and Per thinks there will still be several single releases after that one. He and Marie are “quite […]

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Gessle solo on cassette

Per’s solo album “The World According To Gessle” is also available on music cassette. The track listing should be the same. The cassette has a call number 8656864. Skivhugget sells it

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Per Gessle

Tittar på dej när du dansar (Digital)

Per Gessle

Party Crasher (UK version) (CD)

Per Gessle

Mazarin (CD)