Latest Roxette News

Roxette Inspired By Oasis

4th July 2012

Roxette were inspired to write one of their biggest hits by Oasis. The Swedish pop duo - Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson - were fans of Britpop and grunge, and one of their most recognisable...

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Marie Fredrikksen From Roxette Sounds 'Better Than Ever'

29th June 2012

Roxette's Marie Fredrikksen sounds ''better than ever'' when she performs. The Swedish singer went through a period away from the limelight after being diagnosed with cancer in 2002, but singer and guitarist Per Gessle says...

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Roxette Cancel New Zealand Gig

9th February 2012

Swedish pop stars Roxette have called off a concert in New Zealand after guitarist Per Gessle fell ill.The duo was set to perform at the Vector Arena in Auckland on Saturday (11Feb12) but they've called...

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Roxette To Reform

16th April 2009

Swedish pop duo ROXETTE are in negotiations to stage a comeback - five years after the band last worked together. The Listen To Your Heart hitmakers took an extended hiatus in 2002 after singer Marie Fredriksson...

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Roxette Announce Comeback

20th March 2006

Swedish pop duo ROXETTE are heading back to the studio later this year (06), singer and guitarist PER GESSLE has announced. THE LOOK stars took a break from music-making when singer MARIE FREDRIKSSON was diagnosed...

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Abba Studios Forced To Shut

8th April 2004

The Swedish studio where pop supergroup ABBA recorded has been forced to close-down - after it's current owners could no longer afford the rent. LED ZEPPELIN, THE BEASTIE BOYS and ROXETTE were among other...

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