CONTEST – Win a signed copy of Staffan Öfwerman’s biography!

Your Backstage Pass to My Life in Music by Staffan Öfwerman is a truly remarkable biography. Written by Staffan himself, the book chronicles his life as a musician behind several Swedish artists, with a significant focus on his time with Roxette, where he worked as a musician during their peak years. The book is not presented in chronological order; instead, Staffan weaves captivating stories that revolve around similar themes, blending various anecdotes from different periods of his life in an entertaining manner.

Opening with a fantastic experience of performing at a retirement home, the first chapter sets the tone for the book. Your Backstage Pass to My Life in Music also includes a selection of both black-and-white and color photographs. Moreover, readers gain access to a private website where they can explore a treasure trove of Staffan’s photographs taken during his numerous tours. These images are truly unique, never seen before by the public.
Furthermore, the website features a treasure trove of video and audio clips, including demos and unreleased songs. These elements complement the reading experience, offering a multi-dimensional glimpse into Staffan’s extraordinary musical career.

As Staffan shares his journey, the personal touch of the author and his direct involvement in these events make the reading experience even more captivating. The narratives are authentic, coming from someone who was an insider throughout these experiences.
In conclusion, Your Backstage Pass to My Life in Music is an excellent and entertaining book that takes readers on an enthralling journey. Staffan’s firsthand accounts and musical prowess make this biography a must-read for anyone seeking an insider’s perspective.

A great advantage is that the book is written in English. The 286-page biography was published in June 2023 and contains photos as well. It can be ordered HERE!

Everyone who has purchased the book gets access to an online backstage area with exclusive content.

Listen to Staffan’s solo music HERE!

Staffan kindly offered one signed copy for a RoxBlog contest. In order to participate, answer the following questions correctly:

  1. Name at least 3 songs on Roxette’s Joyride album where you can hear Staffan singing backing vocals! – Hotblooded, Fading Like A Flower, I Remember You, The Big L., (Do You Get) Excited?, Church Of Your Heart, Small Talk
  2. What’s the title of the latest single released by Staffan as a solo artist? – Let Us Take You Higher
  3. What’s the title of Ofwerman’s 1987 debut single written by Per Gessle? – Young

Send an e-mail with your name, address and the correct answers to the questions to until 23:59 CET, 5th November 2023. The lucky winner will be announced on 6th November 2023. Good luck!

UPDATE on 6th November: the winner has been picked and informed via email about his winning. Thanx, everyone, for taking part! The winner is Michael Haskamp from Germany! Congrats!

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Grand Pop Station – a new project from Staffan Öfwerman

Grand Pop Station.Grand Pop Station is a new Swedish band with Staffan Öfwerman on the lead vocals (who used to be in the Roxette band between 1988–1993, appearing on Look Sharp, Join the Joyride tour and also on several other recordings. He did his final live performance with Roxette on MTV Unplugged.

This is Staffan’s new band with 4 other great musicians from Sweden playing their own music. Most of the songs are written by Staffan and the music is pop that the band hope will be loved by the most people.

The band just released their debut single, Daddys little boy as a digital download on iTunes in November 2009. The track ended up on Top 30 over the best selling songs on iTunes Store on the first day.

The band is right now in the studio working on more songs, which will be released in 2010 if people like their first single. There is also a brand new web site on it’s way and the first part of it is now open, but a lot of things are happening behind the scenes. Take a look and register yourself to the club (it’s free). Then you will have access to the complete web site when it is launched.

And don’t forget to do like many others, get your own copy of “Daddy’s little boy” with Grand Pop Station on iTunes Store.