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New single in February… album in April after all?

Aftonbladet published an article today about Swedish music video director Jonas Åkerlund who will be directing Britney Spears’ new video later this month. Read the full story...


Syndicated radio show features Roxette this month

NEW YORK – (Updated) Retro Rewind, a syndicated radio show hosted by Dave Harris (pictured at left between Per and Marie), is featuring Roxette as their Artist-of-the-Month. Read the full story...


New Roxette album in April (or not?)

Peter Mills reported on the Roxette Mailing List that EMI Spain had revealed him the release date for Roxette’s forthcoming album. Read the full story...


Edel and Napster to form an alliance

Napster, the controversial MP3-sharing community, has announced that it has formed an alliance with German-based record company Edel Music AG, one of the world’s largest independent music labels. Read the full story...


Marie is Sweden’s queen of pop

Aftonbladet has nominated Marie as the queen of pop music in the year 2000 for selling the most records in Sweden last year. Read the full story...


Finnish TV to unexpectedly broadcast Roxette documentary

Finnish TV channel Nelonen is unexpectedly broadcasting part 1 of a 2-part Roxette documentary, titled “Roxette past and present”, today at 0.35 EET (UTC+2). Read the full story...


Billboard columnist names “Äntligen” one of year’s best

If there was any doubt that Billboard.com’s resident trivia guru Fred Bronson is a fan of Roxette, he’s definitely cleared that up. Read the full story...


Recording sessions at Polar Studios in Stockholm continue

The accompanying publicity photo was released yesterday showing Per, Marie, Clarence Öfwerman, Christoffer Lundquist and Ronny Lahti at Polar Music Studios in Stockholm where they are busy finishing the recording and post-production of the new studio album. Read the full story...


Marie documentary today on TV4

TV4’s documentary on Marie and her summer tour will be broadcasted today at 8.30pm CET (UTC+1) on the Swedish TV4. Read the full story...


Swedish singer turns out to be bluff, Per gives his comments

In yesterday’s edition of Expressen, Per comments on a recent incident in Sweden where it turned out that the signer Tess Mattisson wasn’t actually singing herself for the most of her songs. Read the full story...


Per: “Napster is brilliant”

Per shares his thoughts about Napster, the free MP3-sharing network, in today’s Expressen. Read the full story...


Marie’s concert DVD+CD out in Sweden on December 15th

REVISED – With a cover featuring an obviously happy Marie Fredriksson performing on stage – in concert – for the first time since 1992, the live video from this summer’s concert tour finally appeared in stores on December 15th. Read the full story...


Marie agrees to perform at anti-racism concert

Some 30 Swedish performers, including Marie Fredriksson, have accepted invitations to be part of a January 16th concert at Stockholm’s Globen ‚ part of a campaign against racism. Read the full story...


“It’s great to be older!” claims Marie

STOCKHOLM – She thinks “it’s a little crazy,” but Marie Fredriksson is the Swedish Artist of the Year. Read the full story...


RoxSpain launches new website

RoxSpain launched its brand new site today, with an enhanced design and innovative features. Read the full story...


T&A Studio escapes wrecking ball; campaign credited

HALMSTAD – Roxette fans wanting to save the Tits & Ass Studio here have reason to celebrate. Read the full story...


EMI continues to look for a buyer… perhaps BMG?

According to Veckans Affärer, EMI and Bertelsman (BMG) are considering a merger. Once again, EMI will be the biggest record company in the world if the merger happens (or at least become part of the biggest company). Read the full story...


US version of “Don’t Bore Us…” released by EMI worldwide

EMI Canada has, along with most other EMI operating units, released the US version of Roxette’s greatest hits with the title, “Don’t Bore Us – Get to the Chorus (2000)” to distinguish it from the version released in 1995. Read the full story...


IMHBL dropped at last minute from Unplugged release

Previously, TDR reported that the release of an MTV Unplugged DVD would contain “It Must Have Been Love” by Roxette. Read the full story...


3 million times: “It Must Have Been Love”

BMI, an American performing rights organization, has again given awards to talented and popular songwriters. Read the full story...


Marie’s summer tour DVD to be released this month

EMI Sweden’s release schedule for November finally reveals something we fans have been eagerly waiting for. Read the full story...


Finnish rock band recording with Micke “Nord”

Iltalehti, a Helsinki newpaper, reports today that the Finnish rock band The Rasmus is recording a new album for Playground Music Scandinavia. Read the full story...


200 lucky “listeners” enjoy private, intimate dinner and concert set in Experience Music Project’s ‘Sky Church’

Editor’s Note: In a promo tour full of “highlights,” this is – by far – the one event that shone the brightest. Read the full story...


Dutch Roxette fanmeeting scheduled for January

Dutch fans are organizing a fanmeeting to be held at the beginning of next year. Read the full story...


Supposedly “autographed” Roxette guitar just one more example of auction scams existing on eBay

TDR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTCaveat Emptor. It’s a latin phrase that should be stamped on every eBay auction page that involves the selling of an “autographed” item. Read the full story...


MP3.com to settle with music publishers

NEW YORK – MP3.com said Wednesday it would pay up to $30 million to music publishers in a preliminary pact that would give it the right to use more than 1 million songs as part of its Internet-based service. Read the full story...


Roxette “Unplugged” performance to appear on DVD

Update: “It Must Have Been Love” was dropped out of the release at the last minute. Read the full story...


Snippet from Marie’s new video on the Internet

The Official International Roxette Fanclub has placed a 30-second video clip from Marie’s latest “Det Som Var Nu” video on their Website. Read the full story...


“Don’t Bore Us” debuts on Billboard chart

It’s not The Billboard 200, but Roxette fans can take solace that their favorite Swedish duo is back on a Billboard chart. Read the full story...


Boxman pulls the plug, Per and Marie both stand to lose money

Boxman, the Swedish-founded online record store, ceased its operations on Wednesday in an attempt to avoid bankrupty. Read the full story...


EAR considers releasing new “Wish…” dance remix

A freshly remixed “Wish I Could Fly,” intended to generate interest in the U.S. Read the full story...


RoxSpain gathering is loud, lengthy

RoxSpain represenatives appeared on national radio station “40 Principales” Friday evening where Äntligen was given a “nice song” comment by the well-known DJ. Read the full story...