Roxette XXX Tour – Halmstad, Sweden (Örjans Vall) – July 22 – #55

Last time Roxette played in Halmstad was 5 years ago, so it was high time for them to do their 6th Halmstad Rox show of all time. Many international Roxers thought they would love to see the band playing in their hometown, so some bought a ticket for only this show in Sweden, others are there at more Swedish shows, but definitely didn’t give the Halmstad gig a miss. There were fans from the US, Argentina, Russia, Spain, the UK, Poland, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, Austria, Greece and probably more.

The waiting in front of the venue started in the morning and local people were smiling at us during the day, taking pictures of us, posting it on Facebook and wished us a great evening. Lovely! Even the police guys driving by every now and then showed thumbs up for us from their car. SVT, Hallandsposten and P4 Radio were also there with us. They did some interviews with the fans and shot some cuts. (See links in the Articles and photos section.)

This time there were approximately 100 early entrance ticket owners, but only a bit more than half of them showed up by the time the entrance started. There were also fans who didn’t respect those who were waiting there all day and wanted to do the trick at the inlet. Fortunately, Show Security Sweden was there again to support us and Atli (head of the security team) made it clear how the entrance should work and those who wanted to cheat faced a very correct and fair security supervisor. He got applauded by us for his fairness. The whole security team was very polite and helpful this time, too. Thanks a lot again, Show Security Sweden for assisting us! You rule!

Once we were inside, we found our spots in the front rows and couldn’t wait for the show to start. God was good all day and night and there was no rain at all, but sunshine.

Tonight there were 2 support acts. Besides Eskobar it was Mariette who got on stage first. Her performance started at 19:30. We wished for a far much better crowd in Halmstad than the Kalmar gang and already during the support act performances one could see the audience would be more active than the usually reserved Swedish crowds. Mariette and her band did a great job, the Swedes loved them and yes, I think the international fans liked them, too.

Eskobar hit the stage after Mariette. They communicated even more with the audience than in Kalmar and there were more crowd reactions to their songs than in the previous Swedish city. They enjoyed being on stage and playing for us to the full. Daniel even thanked for the cheering to the ”international guests” before performing Freedom. For Someone New they called Mariette back to the stage and performed the song as a duet. It sounded marvellous!

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Pic by Patrícia Peres

After setting up the stage and instruments for Roxette, those almost 15000 people in the audience couldn’t wait anymore to hear the first tunes of Sleeping In My Car and have much fun during the next almost 2 hours. When Roxette came up on stage you just saw on both Marie’s and Per’s face that it was going to be a fantastic show. Being on home turf, enjoying their home crowd was all written on their faces. The band was in great mood and in top top top shape. Everyone was really on a high. Marie was shining like a real star! She was the pearl and the audience painted their love all over her world. You could feel everyone was grateful to see her on stage and cheered her during the whole concert. Per was very much into being on stage tonight. His presence was incredibly strong with all the Gessle moves and his way of performing. Both him and Marie acted a lot with the crowd, having eye contact with the fans in the front and animating them during the sing along parts which turned out to be very loud tonight. The band was also very active. Christoffer was running around like hell with his guitar, having his cool ”fights” with Per, getting kicked in the ass by Per again. There was now a new funny moment, when Per touched Christoffer’s hat while starting with Crash! Boom! Bang! Magnus was having his Baladas en español moments while charming us with his bass playing. Dea was animating the audience very enthusiastically and she was supporting Marie the lovely way she always does. Regarding Pelle and Clarence, who are always in the background, I just want to mention that without their amazing drum and fabulous keyboard playing this band is just nothing. They enjoyed being there on Örjans Vall’s stage very much.

One of the highlights of the night was It Must Have Been Love with the ’80s band intro from Per, remembering the funny hairdos and shoulder pads from those years, as well as the fantastic bands like Roxette, Milli Vanilli and Modern Talking. Another highlight was Watercolours In The Rain / Paint. Marie and Dea together can only mean a perfect duet!

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Pic by Patrícia Peres

All the international fans brought their balloons, so there were many and people in the crowd loved playing with them during Joyride. After the song the band went off the stage and the only strange thing during the whole show to me was when there were those appr. 5 minutes while they were away. It felt like the audience wasn’t sure they would come back and wasn’t sure they should be cheering. We in the front were very loud, as usual, but it took some time until the rest of the crowd joined in shouting ”en gång till” or screaming. Fortunately, the band heard it quite well, so they got back to us and oh what a Listen To Your Heart performance it was as the first extra song! How Marie ended it was out of this world!

The uptempo songs, mainly How Do You Do!, She’s Got Nothing On (But The Radio), Dressed For Success and Dangerous got the audience dance and clap along during the whole songs while singing along loud and The Look at the end left the crowd wanting more. When Per said goodbye at the end of the show, he shouted in the mic in Swedish: ”See you soon again! We are very sure about it!”

Marie got 2 heaters on stage and this time it was again BoJo himself who tested if they worked well. In the end only one of them was working during the whole show. But the weather was really nice and rather warm, so we hope that 1 functioning heater was really enough for Marie.

Many in the crowd expected Gyllene Tider to appear on stage as a surprise, but those who are following Roxette and the related artists closely knew that Micke Syd had to be on stage with his Syd & Ekman project at another place, so it was predictable the fab five won’t be seen together in Halmstad tonight. BUT! We weren’t left without a GT tune! Christoffer played ”När vi två blir en” as the local intro to Joyride and it got a fab crowd reaction. We all loved it!

Per after the show:

HALMSTAD UPDATE: Yea! Very nice show at Örjans Vall. Very nice indeed. This place is so cool, just by the water, and tonight our home crowd was in terrific shape. Around 15000 joined the joyride and made a lot of beautiful noise! Vids tomorrow! Cheers, P.

Next stop is Gothenburg on 24th July.

 

Articles and photos

Hallandsposten:

SVT during the waiting time
SVT concert cuts

Videos

Sleeping In My Car / The Big L.
Spending My Time / Crash! Boom! Bang!
Crush On You
The Look

Setlist

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Halmstad setlist – Pic by Patrícia Peres

Sleeping In My Car
The Big L.
Stars
Spending My Time
Crash! Boom! Bang!
Crush On You
She’s Got Nothing On (But The Radio)
The Heart Shaped Sea
Watercolours In The Rain / Paint
Fading Like A Flower
How Do You Do!
It Must Have Been Love
Dressed For Success
Dangerous
Joyride (intro: När vi två blir en)

Extra
Listen To Your Heart
The Look

 

Roxette XXX Tour – Kalmar, Sweden (Fredriksskans) – July 18 – #54

The Swedish tour leg with 5 shows started tonight in Kalmar, where Roxette had never played before. Many posters welcomed us in town everywhere we walked, either the poster of the Kalmar show or the one with all the Swedish dates on it. All 5 concerts are open air gigs, so we prayed for good weather for the start. It worked so-so, because during the waiting time we had some heavy summer showers, but all in all the temperature was fine and the sun came out to shine on us in the afternoon.

You know you are in Sweden when the first thing organized at the entrance is the toilet. Haha. It may sound stupid, but no other country can tell they have a security team thinking about those who are waiting all day in front of the venue. And you know you are in Sweden when Show Security Sweden is in charge, with good old Atli as the head of the team. They are really the world’s best security team! Helpful, patient and kind all the time. Not only the supervisors, but the whole bunch of people they are working together with at the venues. Thanks for all your support, guys!

Swedish shows got a bit different vs. earlier years because of Live Nation’s Early Entrance ticket policy. Actually, today there were approximately 30 people showing up with an early entrance ticket, but most of them just wanted to have a calm walk inside and find a place at the bar, on the grass or at the very side of the venue, more in the middle, not in the front. They first had to register, appr. 1 hour before the inlet and they got their merch stuff which was a tour programme signed by Marie and Per and a Roxette XXX tour bag. Then they were let in 15 minutes before all those with normal tickets. Even if there were hundreds of people waiting for getting let in, everything was calm and no one was really nervous about the entrance. It feels good when after all the inlet mess in other countries you get to experience this.

Eskobar hit the stage a bit later than 19:30 and it was very nice to hear them in their homeland. For me the best they were in Vienna so far, but their tonight’s show comes very close after that. You could feel they were comfortable playing at home, however Daniel, the singer of the band enjoyed the German-speaking countries so much that he used the expression ”ein bisschen” several times.

After they went off the stage, the crew was setting it up for Roxette. While looking around and checking the seats where guests had their places, we spotted Crown Princess Victoria with her husband Daniel and Prince Carl Philip with his wife Sofia, who are on holiday in Öland now. They were sitting in the last row, which was at the highest place. They disappeared for some minutes during the break and as you could see on Eskobar’s Facebook page, they visited them in background. Victoria is a Roxer, so surely, they met Roxette backstage, too.

It’s summer, but Swedish summers are unpredictable, so it was a good option to install a heater for Marie on the stage. BoJo tested it himself to see it was working properly. After all guitars and other instruments were tested, the mics were set to the proper height and Åsa set the iPhone to video mode, it was time for Roxette to come up stage. One of the characteristics of Swedish summer is that the sun goes down quite late, so it was still daylight when they started the show. The intro didn’t have the same adrenalin kick effect on the crowd this way, but still it was very energetic how the band hit the stage.

Being at home, both Marie and Per talked in Swedish. The talks in between the songs were more or less the same as the English version, but one huge difference was that Marie talked much more than usual. She felt very comfortable and it was easy for her to talk. We all loved it so much!

The crowd did well on the sing along parts, but it wasn’t the most enthusiastic audience of all. There were however Roxers from several countries (Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Spain, Poland, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Greece, etc.) who made more noise and moves. I tend to believe Swedish crowds are really this reserved most of the time. Or maybe tonight it was because they thought the royal family members were watching them and taking notes of who behaves how. By the way, they showed how to party, during The Look. HERE you can watch Svenska Nyheter’s video about it.

Crush On You was very cool this time again, however, the effect of stopping after ”no Elvis in the leather / I want you now or never” was a bit strange with the sun still being up on the sky. Nevertheless, the crowd reaction sounded the same as in any other country where it was complete darkness at this point.

During The Heart Shaped Sea, in the era of smartphones with flashlight app, someone lit a real sparkler, but as it’s quite dangerous in the middle of the audience, Atli had to take it away.

After THSS Marie and Dea were preparing for Watercolours In The Rain / Paint and Marie started talking. That was the funniest of all. HERE you can watch it in a video. She said (in Swedish):

Now we’re going to play a really really old song. It means so much to me. Micke… ah … no, he’s my husband… it was a little mistake, but Per wrote the lyrics and I wrote the music and I’m so proud of it.

One must love her! It was such a cute little mistake!

I must mention Marie’s talking during another song, too. During Dressed For Success, when it comes to the crowd clapping choreography, she usually shouts into the mic: ”C’mon and clap your hands, everybody!” When she got to this point tonight, she wanted to shout it again in English, but before she did that, she realized she was in Sweden and shouldn’t talk in English, so she just started laughing instead. Then she made the crowd clap along.

After the balloon song, Roxette went off the stage and the audience didn’t want to stop shouting ”En gång till! En gång till!” to have them back on stage. They didn’t let us wait for long and came back with the usual 2 extra songs.

It was a nice first gig in Sweden during the XXX tour with 14612 people in the crowd. Hopefully, the next 4 shows will get the crowd into party mood and it won’t be ”only” the band on fire.

Per’s badabam after the show:

KALMAR UPDATE: Oh yea, the Swedish tour has finally started. Almost 15000 showed up tonite at Fredriksskans and sang along. And no rain in sight. Thank you!!! The band was sooo tight, have to love that!!!! Badabam from P.

Next stop should be Borgholm tomorrow (and for many of us Roxers it will be a sightseeing stop at least), but the next gig is in Halmstad on 22nd July. Can’t wait!

 

Articles and photos

Göteborgs-Posten
24kalmar.se video report from the queueing
24kalmar.se during the concert
24kalmar.se about the concert
barometern.se about the stage
Expressen
TV4
svenskdam.se
vaxjonytt.se review, photos
FotoRoddan blog article; FB album of photos

Videos

Roxette hitting the stage
It Must Have Been Love
Royal crowd members having fun
Most boring audience ever?

Setlist

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Pic by Patrícia Peres

Sleeping In My Car
The Big L.
Stars
Spending My Time
Crash! Boom! Bang!
Crush On You
She’s Got Nothing On (But The Radio)
The Heart Shaped Sea
Watercolours In The Rain / Paint
Fading Like A Flower
How Do You Do!
It Must Have Been Love
Dressed For Success
Dangerous
Joyride (intro: Här kommer Pippi Långstrump)

Extra
Listen To Your Heart
The Look

 

Roxette may set a new attendance record in Kalmar

Roxette’s first concert in Sweden this year is on 18th July in Kalmar and according to the organizer’s, Nöjet Konsert’s forecast, the gig might be sold out soon. As Östra Småland informs, the attendance record at Fredriksskans stadium was set on 4th September 1949, when 15243 people were there to see a football match between Kalmar FF and Malmö FF.

Gyllene Tider played at the same stadium in 2013 and they almost hit the record with 14946 people in the audience. The organizers expect Roxette to attract around 15000 people, so this way Roxette would hit the number of attendee’s of the GT show.

Talking about Kalmar being soon sold out and seeing that there are 3 gigs of other Swedish artists on the list of Borgholm concerts this summer, but the day after Roxette’s Kalmar show is still free at Borgholm Castle, can’t help dreaming about an extra show being added to the already impressive list of European tour stops. In case you haven’t voted yet, you can still do it in THIS article from last December. Just for fun. 😉 Dream on!

If you don’t have your ticket for the Kalmar concert yet, HERE you can buy it.

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Marie Fredriksson tour map

In case you are still busy with finding out which concerts to attend on the upcoming Miss Effe tour, you might need a map with all those 19 venues where Marie is going to perform next February, March and April. Just click on the picture below and you’ll get to a Google maps tour plan, which includes the dates, which day of the week it is, name of the venue and the exact address.

I hope this will be helpful. Have a further nice and exciting planning, guys and girls! 😉

 

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Marie Fredriksson Swedish tour is a fact! [DATES]

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So this is finally official! Marie Fredriksson goes on the Swedish tour – the first one in 13 years (or in fact in 14 as it’s 2014 we are talking now). 19 concerts across Sweden – the same number Gyllene Tider did this summer! Tickets will cost from ca SEK 400 for disable people to around SEK 600 in the first category (whatever those categories mean). Most likely all shows will be seated.

This is the band that will be travelling with Marie across Sweden – you can recognize Roxette musicians there!

Mikael Bolyos – keyboard
Pelle Alsing – drums
Christoffer Lundquist – guitar
Surjo Benigh – bas
Jokke Pettersson – guitar

Tickets go on sale on Monday, the 21st of October at 9:00AM CET. You will be able to find them here.

19.2 (Wed) Helsingborg
Helsingborgs Konserthus

21.2 (Fri) Örebro
Conventum

22.2 (Sat) Norrköping
Louis De Geer

28.2 (Fri) Visby
Wisbystrand

2.3 (Sun) Kalmar
Kalmarsalen

7.3 (Fri) Malmö
Malmö Konserthus

8.3 (Sat) Växjö
Växjö Konserthus

14.3 (Fri) Jönköping
Jönköpings Konserthus

15.3 (Sat) Gothenburg
Göteborgs Konserthus

19.3 (Wed) Uppsala
Uppsala Konsert och Kongress

21.3 (Fri) Halmstad
Halmstads Teater (changed from Halmstad Arena to this venue on 13th February)

22.3 (Sat) Karlstad
Karlstad CCC

4.4 (Fri) Borås
Åhaga

5.4 (Sat) Linköping
Linköping Konsert & Kongress

8.4 (Tue) Stockholm
Cirkus

11.4 (Fri) Gävle
Gävle Konserthus

12.4 (Sat) Västerås
Västerås Konserthus

18.4 (Fri) Luleå
Kulturens Hus

19.4 (Sat) Umeå
Folkets Hu

Tour trivia: 8 gigs happen on Fridays, 7 concerts on Saturdays, 2 gigs on Wednesdays and only 1 on Tuesday and Sunday. Mondays and Thursdays are officially non-Marie Fredriksson days 🙂

Eurovision with Dea Norberg and Magnus Börjeson

I have to realize it every year that Eurovision song contest is not for me. This year I hoped it was going to be a bit different, since it was organized by Sweden (last year’s winner: Loreen – Euphoria). Well, it didn’t make much difference.

Malta’s performance was starting with an ukulele, a bit like Gyllene Tider’s Tuffa tider, but it turned out very soon that Gianluca’s song (”Tomorrow”) has nothing to do with GT. (You can check it here.)

Dea Norberg is a real veteran Eurovision back-up singer, as this was her ninth time providing back-up vocals. This year she was supporting Robin, Sweden’s contestant (”You”). Here you can watch how it went. Some days ago a video with Robin’s back-up singers appeared on YouTube and in the short interview Dea even says hi (at 1:55) to all Roxers out there.

 

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During the pre-show we could see another important person of the Rox gang, Magnus Börjeson. He appeared there with Six Drummers, doing a fantastic cover version of Robin’s ”You”. You can check their act here, at 21:35. Without no doubt, this was the best and most unique performance to me during the whole show last night. 😉

The winner of Eurovision 2013 is by the way Denmark, Emmelie de Forest with ”Only Teardrops”.

 

 

#gtsommar THE 2013 TOUR – DATES

Here’s the official schedule of the 2013 Gyllene Tider tour:

05.07.2013 Halmstad, Marknadsplatsen (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 20 000      SOLD OUT!
07.07.2013 Lysekil, Gullmarsvallen (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 25 000
10.07.2013 Helsingborg, Sofiero Slott (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 12 000         SOLD OUT!
12.07.2013 Gothenburg, Slottsskogsvallen (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 22 000
13.07.2013 Malmö, Stadion (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 22 000
15.07.2013 Ronneby, Ronneby Brunn (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 9 000
17.07.2013 Linköping, Stångebrofältet (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 9 000
19.07.2013 Karlstad, Mariebergsskogen (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 7 000
20.07.2013 Leksand, Hembygdsgårdarna (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 10 000
21.07.2013 Örebro, Brunnsparken (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 5 000
24.07.2013 Kalmar, Fredriksskans (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 20 000
26.07.2013 Jönköping, Elmiafältet (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 30 000
27.07.2013 Stockholm, Tele2 Arena (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 40 000
31.07.2013 Gävle, Gasklockorna (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 12 000

02.08.2013 Sundsvall, Konsertfest – Norrporten Arena* (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 25 000
03.08.2013 Örnsköldsvik, Strandparken (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 10 000
07.08.2013 Halmstad, Marknadsplatsen (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 20 000      EXTRA CONCERT!
09.08.2013 Skövde, Karstorps Fritidsområde (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 20 000
10.08.2013 Eskilstuna, Sundbyholms Slott (Facebook event) Venue capacity: 25 000

Ticket sale starts on Monday, January 28 at 9:00am CET.


See Gyllene Tider Sommar Tour Map in the bigger scale

Gyllene Tider plans to release a new compilation album called “Soldans på din grammofon” (Sundance on your gramphone – part of “Juni, Juli, Augusti” lyrics). Linnea Henriksson, a young female singer from Halmstad, is going to be a support act for the whole tour. The new Gyllene Tider album will be released in April this year, including 11 new songs and 1 hidden pearl from 1978.

Tickets cost 460 SEK + presale fee (except for Stockholm and Sundsvall) and sold through LiveNation.se, Ticnet.se / +46 77-170 70 70, and Ticnet outlets.
Tickets for Tele2 Arena in Stockholm cost 525 SEK / 460 SEK / 395 SEK + presale fee.

Tickets for the Konsertfest – Norrporten Arena in Sundsvall released separately, more info on the www.norrportenarena.se.

VIP tickets may cost up to 1 995 SEK.

Source for venue capacity and VIP ticket info is: expressen.se

#gtsommar Rumours & facts: what do we know about the tour so far?

Officially? Not much except that the tour schedule and tickets prices are to be announced tomorrow at 10 am CET – in less than 14 hours from now. But as always there is a lot of articles published in the Swedish press and on popular social media networks, where one can find a lot of exciting rumours and gossips. All positive for now! 😉

The tour is organized by Live Nation and Gyllene Tider plans to play in 18 places across Sweden. No other Scandinavian country is on the list yet, but we cannot exclude possibility that GT might give a concert in Norway or Finland where they are relatively popular and known. At least they did this in the past.

In the Swedish Radio interview Göran Fritzson revealed that the 2013 summer tour will kick off in Halmstad on July 5. So everything should be over by the middle of August – 45 hectic days as it seems!

Various Swedish regional dailies and websites confirmed places where Gyllene Tider’s concerts are booked by now – this is the so-far list in the alphabetical order: Gothenburg, Gävle, Halmstad, Kalmar, Leksand or Falun, Lysekil, Ronneby, Stockholm, one concert in Scania (Malmö?). So we know (or don’t) 50% of places, most of them will be located in the south of Sweden where 80% citizens live. The tour will be obviously smaller comparing to the 2004 half a million gigant – no Ullevi stadium at this point. But you never know where the #gtsommar leads.

The sale should start in January, but surely not tomorrow, official sources confirm. All international fans will have at least few days to plan their trip to the jolly Svea Riket. Please register yourself on the Ticnet website in time, so you will avoid unecessary stress during the ticket sale.

The only official ticket vendor at this point in Ticnet.se – please avoid other resellers. Those who own European credit cards should not have any problems with purchase of tickets. If any problem occurs, please contact at +46 771-707070 with Ticket call centre. We expect that ticket prices will not be higher than SEK 400-500 per concert.

More (& confirmed) news tomorrow! Stay tuned!

It’s official: new Gyllene Tider album and tour!

According to the latest HallandsPosten.se article we have the very first official confirmation of the coming Gyllene Tider tour around Sweden and a new album in 9 years from Mr Gessle himself. At this point 18 concerts are planned and the tour schedule will be announced on the 22nd of January. The new album called “Dags att tänka på refrängen” will consist of 12 songs and it is being recorded in Christoffer Lundquist’s studio in Scania. The title can be both translated as “It’s time to think about the chorus” but also it’s a Swedish idiom meaning “It’s time to start thinking about quitting or going home” according to native speakers at The Daily Roxette. It also seems like that the tour will be called “LIVE 2013 – Dags att tänka på refrängen”, but this is not confirmed yet.

UPDATE #1:

In Aftonbladet story – some concert places are revealed. The tour should start in Kalmar according to various sources and Gyllene Tider will play in Slottsskogsvallen in Gothenburg, instead of Ullevi stadium. Of course, GT home town Halmstad is also in the schedule.

Goran Fritzon in the Swedish Radio interview said that album is ready in 75% and that the tour will take off on July 5 in… Halmstad! This would make Aftonbladet rumours false.

UPDATE #2:

HN.se has published another story on the new album and tour. Gyllene Tider has recorded 12 songs in 10 days and they plan to record 2 more, though only 12 will make the album. All songs are newly written except an old pearl from 1978. It seems like Per agreed to do a tour with GT already in the summer 2012 after he knew when Roxette tour would be over. A big differance from “Fin Fem Fel” will be that all songs are written specially for this project, not as before when 1/3 tracks were “Mazarin” left-overs.

Per Gessle of Gyllene Tider talking about new album: “Album will include a lot of three-minute hits. Shorts songs, a lot of positive energy with guitar and Farfisa-organ in the centre. It sounds like Buzzcocks meeting Green Day after they partied with a little too much of Red Bull”. And for those who know Swedish proverbs, you shouldn’t read the album’s title as a farewell, according to Mr Gessle.

Clarence Öfwerman and Christoffer Lundquist are producers behind the album, but all guys are involved in the album making process.

CD, colour LP album and the first single are planned to be released in the spring time with no exact date at this point.

(c) Fredrik Etoal
(c) Fredrik Etoall

The photo shoot was done by Fredrik Etoall, the one responsible for the Roxette’s “Travelling” session. And here’s the promo video from the newly launched YouTube site

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The very last concert in Europe – Stockholm tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the day of the very last (confirmed) concert of Roxette in Europe during the World Tour 2011-2012. It will be a special 45-minute performance at the Oriflame’s anniversary conference at Globen in Stockholm. Rumour has it that the whole welcome rally will be broadcasted online tomorrow. Follow RoxetteBlog.com Facebook page for more updates!

Here are two promotional clips – with Roxette’s “It’s possible” as the tune in the background.



Patrícia Peres & RoxetteCafe.com contributed to the article

World Tour 2011: Malmö, Sweden – November 4 #69

Comment from Per Gessle

Malmö! Supergig tonite, thanx everyone for helping us out. We had a blast! All smiles + 2 beers each! Cheers, P.

Setlist

01. Dressed For Success
02. Sleeping In My Car
03. The Big L.
04. Wish I Could Fly
05. Only When I Dream
06. She’s Got Nothing On (But The Radio)
07. Soul deep (medley with SGNO)
08. Perfect Day
09. Things Will Never Be The Same
10. It Must Have Been Love
11. Opportunity Nox
12. 7twenty7
13. Fading Like A Flower (Every Time You Leave)
14. Crash! Boom! Bang!
15. How Do You Do!
16. Dangerous
Band presentation
17. Joyride (introduced with “Jag har bott vid en landsväg i hela mitt liv”)

18. Watercolours in the rain
19. Spending My Time
20. The Look

21. Listen To Your Heart
22. Church Of Your Heart

Articles

Expressen (review)
Sydsvenskan (review)
Sydsvenskan (gallery)
Trelleborgs Allehanda (gallery)
Skanskan (review)
HD.se (review)

Per Gessle for Livestage TV: this tour should last till October 2012

Livestage TV has had a chance to talk with the Man from Roxette just before yesterday’s Stockholm concert in Globen. Here is what Per said during the interview:

– hopefully 1.5 mil tickets will be sold once the tour ends
– this tour should last till September-October 2012
– there will be Gyllene Tider reunion in future
– the new album is called “Tourism II” and it will be released in March; this album will be finally mixed in January