Carrita Henningsson informs on Twitter that she saw Marie Fredriksson on the plane from Spain the other day. It means Marie was on holiday with her family in her Spanish house in Marabella. It’s very probable that New Wave Festival rehersals or recording session will start soon.
Swedish Television SVT published on its website a short report from Artist Fund Gala in Stockolm’s City Hall on June 18. You can spot Marie and Mikael arriving for this event. Watch it here.
P.S. It’s the 101st post on RoxetteBlog.com since April 29. Let’s celebrate! 😉
As we previously reported, Marie Fredriksson, her husband Mikael Bolyos and son Oscar with Pelle Alsing on drums did a suprising performance at Monrad’s, a delicacy shop in Stockholm’s Djursholm, on May 29. There are many photos from the soundcheck and the concert itself on the shop’s official website.
Thanks to Ivanych @ R2R.
As we previously informed, Marie Fredriksson and Mikael Bolyos attended on a June 18 gala at Stadshuset where Crown Princess Victoria was handing out this year’s prizes from the Marianne and Sigvard Bernadotte Artist Fund.
And yes, Marie did perform in the Golden Hall, where “Fading like a flower” video was shot. It is still unknown which song she sang. Most likely it was “Tro”.
Thanks to The Look (@ R2R forum)
Marie Fredriksson and Mikael Bolyos attended on a June 18 gala at Stadshuset where Crown Princess Victoria was handing out this year’s prizes from the Marianne and Sigvard Bernadotte Artist Fund. Agnetha Fältskog of ABBA was also among the other guests.
It is not confirmed if Marie performed there or not.
Though we still have no informations regarding Marie Fredriksson’s performance on 10th World Childhood Foundation Gala in Gothenburg on May 18th, we were informed today about Swedish radio P4 special on her. The first part of this programme will be broadcasted on May 24th at 11.05 PM (GMT+01:00) and the second one one week later on May 31st at the same time. Lasse Lindbom, well-know Swedish musician and producer will be the guest. He will discuss her solo career and tell more about his collaboration and relationship (!!!!) with Marie.
Source: P4 Musik
A Dutch fan, Joost, recorded Per Gessle’s Amsterdam gig from the 6th of May with Marie Fredriksson as a special guest and prepared a wonderful cover for this bootleg. The Brazilian Roxette site published an mp3 compressed rip of the recording which you can download following the link below:
CONCERT (password: www.roxettebrasil.net)
What could make this fantastic day perfect? A rox-historical moment on video! Roxette back on stage together!!! 😀
Judith says: I tell you, you will cry!!!
Sascha says: Really hard not to look like crazy at work these days! 😛
Per at twitter:
“Busy day today in Amsterdam. Dutch media, photosessions, Swedish media. Soundcheck with Marie F in 30 min. Voila!”
“Great press reception in Antwerp yesterday re NOTP. The world seems ready!!!”
The latest from Magnus:
“Soundcheck with Marie was super!”
“In Amsterdam. Tonight will be special.”
As we heard yesterday Marie Fredriksson is going to be on stage with Per Gessle in Amsterdam tomorrow. But a lot of people already got tickets for the Stockholm show and expected Marie to show up there.
Now it doesn’t really look like that and with this group we want her to know that we want to see her in Stockholm as well. Now that Roxette are back and a great fall is to come we want to get excited already! So it’s kind of a petition to tell Marie that we want her and we need her and we love her. And that we love Roxette, of course.
Let us show our support and bring Marie on stage in Stockholm, too! For that reason I opened a new group in Facebook called “Marie: Join Per on stage in Stockholm, too”.
Join and tell your friends!
Finally confirmed: Roxette are back. Marie Fredriksson will perform with Per Gessle on his concert in Amsterdam on wednesday.
….“Tomorrow, at an official press conference in Belgium, they will announce that Marie has recovered from the illness that forced them to cancel their scheduled appearance in 2002. Seven years later, Roxette will finally make good on that previous commitment and perform at this year’s series of Night of the Proms concerts to be held in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands later this year.”
Source: The Daily Roxette
If you want to check which other German fans go to the shows, join this topic at the German forum.