New covers of Marie & Per’s solo hits.

After Erik Linder, Sweden’s Got Talent finalist, who has recorded two covers of Marie’s songs “Tro” and “Ännu doftar kärlek” and one Per’s – “Tycker om när du tar på mej” on his debut album “Inifrån”, another artist performed interesting version of Marie’s hit single – this time 1985’s “Efter stormen”. It was the popular Swedish dansband Scotts. You can listen to theirs live version recorded by marita213 on Stora Torg in Kristianstad on June 5th.

Thanks to Evgeny and Lionel.

Updated on June 22: Two links for ÄDK and TONDTPM added.

Source: TDR, DansbandBloggen

Gessle’s songs of the day (May-July)

Per Gessle posts his own song(s) of the day every day and informs all his follwers about music events he took part in. I thought it would’ve been nice to have all these interesting informations in one place.

YouTube links are coming later on.
Of course, it’s going to be updated.

July 14:
Ruby, don’t take your love to town. Kenny Rogers. Great beard.

July 13:
Evil hearted Ada. The Flamin’ Groovies. Used to play this a lot with the GT-lads late 70’s.

July 12:
Fleet Foxes are quite good.
Sunday treat: Found my old Paperback writer/Rain 7″-single!!! (Info to all you young people: It’s by The Beatles!). My God, it sounds good!

July 11:
Cars. Gary Numan.

July 10:
@tevensso Excellent choice, sir!

(tevensso: Song of the night: It Never Rains in Southern California – Albert Hammond)

July 9:
Outstanding song of the day: Urge for going. Joni Mitchell.
Telstar. The Tornados.

July 7:
Forever young. Dylan. Live at David Letterman 1993. It’s on YouTube.

July 6:
Red balloon.Tim Hardin.

July 5:
Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood. Did you ever.

July 4:
Have you seen her. The Chi-Lites. Magnificent.

July 3:
Can’t make up my mind between L’important c’est la rose/Gilbert Becaud & Making plans for Nigel/XTC. Can you?

July 2:
Waiting on a friend. The Rolling Stones. Made for the shade.

July 1:
Somebody to love. Brad Newman. There’s a Swedish version as well. Någon att hålla i hand. Sven-Ingvars. Almost as good.

June 30:
Sweet Tuesday song of the day: Steve Miller Band: Fly like an eagle. Sounds old. And young.

June 29:
I don’t like Mondays. Boomtown Rats. Never liked that one. Manic Monday. Bangles. There you go.

June 28:
Sunday Ditty of the Day: Sally Simpson by the Who. It’s on Tommy.

June 27:
Duncan. Paul Simon. A masterpiece, never liked the flutes, though….

June 26:
Billie Jean. MJ. Outstanding. Unbelievably good.

June 25:
Hard to handle. Patti Drew. They don’t do ’em like this anymore!

June 24:
Invisible to her. Brainpool. -“And all the boys are goin’ aaaah!”. Brilliant!

June 23:
A man without love. Engelbert Humperdinck. You need music like this once in a while.

June 22:
Donovan. Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness).

AC/DC last nite. Excellent popcorn!

June 21:
Fresh strawberries and Bend me, Shape me (American Breed). Flavours of the day.

June 20:
Anything by Erik Satie…………………………………

June 19:
Neanderthal man. Hotlegs. Cheers.

June 18:
She’s so high. Tal Bachman. Hated it on the radio a couple of years ago. Love it now. Is there a lesson to be learned from this?

June 17:
Watched quite terrible David Bowie-DVD “Plastic soul review” last nite. However, song of the day must be his Young Americans. Superb!

June 16:
Rebel yell. Billy Idol. Purrfect. Followed by All the way to Reno. REM. When they’re good they’re outstanding.

June 15:
I love the nu Jonas Akerlund-video. Lady Gaga’s Paparazzi. is where it’s at. Don’t know what’s happening but I like the song too.

“Goin’ back”. The Byrds.

June 14:
Sunshine on the westcoast! BBQ and old Jethro Tull.

The Sounds new album sounds very good.

June 13:
Saturday in the park. Chicago. Ha ha ha ha ……

June 12:
Playing “Hold me” from Russell Smith’s first solo album (on vinyl!!!). Produced by Barry Beckett & Co. Brilliant!

Barry Beckett dies. Such a shame. Extraordinary musician. Muscle Shoals. Check out, f i, Paul Simon’s There goes rhymin’ Simon. A treat.
The Friday Take-Off: Believe I’ve found/Soundtrack Of Our Lives. Beautiful. Beautiful. Beautiful.

Reading a most fab book: “Bob Dylan – The songs he didn’t write”. About the covers he’s recorded & performed. A thrill.

June 11:
Can’thelpbutthinkin that Basse Wickman’s Son of Cathy’s Clown is the best Swedish single ever! Such a great voice (nevermindtheKnopflergtr)

Anders F. Rönnblom “Jag kysste henne våldsamt”. Pump up the volume!!!!

June 10:
“Walking out on love ” Paul Collins’ Beat + “Supersonic” Oasis. It’s one of those mornings…

June 9:
Just like a woman. Bob Dylan. Live 1966 Royal Albert Hall. Some of the most beautiful music ever made.

June 8:
Song of the afternoon: Harley-Davidson, sung with love & affection by Brigitte B.

Cry baby cry from The White Album. I never quite got over the fact that the Beatles broke up.

June 7:
Never gonna give you up – Rick Astley. The 80’s are underrated!

June 6:
BOHEMIAN LIKE YOU The Dandy Warhols. Should be played every Saturday morning!

June 5:
“Dizzy” Tommy Roe. Makes you wanna dance with the cornflakes.

June 4:
Just came back from Sthlm Stadion. Bruce sounded terrific, he even played Who’ll stop the rain but Gabriel & me were freezing our asses off!

“Feel like makin’ love”. Roberta Flack. Awesome.

June 3:
Someone is playing “Broken down angel” by Nazareth. Haven’t heard that one for years. Must be this crazy neighbourhood….

Ain’t it strange/Patti Smith Group. Fantastic. Can you believe Gyllene Tider played this -78? I made a Swedish translation. And we played John Cale’s “Helen of Troy”. “Flicka av guld” was the Swedish title if I remember it right… Got it on cassette somewhere..

June 2:
“Snow angel” by Ron Sexsmith. Just what we need for summer!

June 1:
Peter Bruntnell’s version of “Waterloo sunset”. Just dandy!

May 31:
Additonal suggestion: Whatever happened to my rock’n roll. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Makes you wake up.

Mothers’ Day. Song of the day: Take your mama for a ride. Lulu. 1976. Swell.

May 30:
“Dreams are ten a penny” by Kincade. Great production, great song!

May 29:
I just listened to Washington County by Arlo Guthrie. i loved that album as a kid, it still sounds like I remember it. Great sleeve too!

Almost song of the day: Dick Mixon’s wonderful remix of “Silly really”. He’s so talented, folks, you wouldn’t believe it!

“Everybody’s got to learn sometime” by the Korgis. Beautiful.

May 28:
Bo Diddley on the iPod. Oh yea.

Forgot about how overwhelming and ass-kicking Bowies’ Ziggy Stardust is! Oh man, play it again, please!

May 27:
More Steve M! Check this out & get blown away: OUTSTANDING!!!!

May 26:
No, haven’t seen Madonna since Paris 200?. However, got tcts to the Gbg show! She was at our gig at the Beacon, NYC 1992!

May 25:
Checking out Small Faces on youtube. “Tin soldier” is on my Top 10 best-song- ever-list. There will never be another Steve Marriott!!

Mama said by Nick Lowe is from “E.P.” Pretty hard to find these days. Good luck with it.

B-fast in the sun, Josh Rouse & Little Richard on the iPod, great Indy race last nite. Awopbopaloo.

May 22:
Meetings are up. Headin’ for New Jersey and Springsteen’s hometown-show. Sean Penn in the hotel lobby. We all love him.

Brooze in New Jersey last nite was a mesmerizing experience. I like Radio Nowhere for some reason. The crowd was the best I’ve seen.

I like Brooze when he’s showing off his pop side. Cover me, Hungry heart, Wauting on a sunny day, I don’t like Rosalita & Jungleland. Sorry.

May 17:
Someone next door is playing Dr Hook’s version of “Only sixteen”. What a great idea!!!

Xllent choice of music, Gabriel! Kim Fowley’s behind B. Bumble & Co! Kool kat indeed!

Keith Urban on the iPod? I met him in the gym at the Bev Hills Hotel a couple of weeks ago. Nice guy, b-ful wife!

The 50 greatest Scandinavian summer songs according to Gessle

Roxette’s Per Gessle and Swedish music journalist Sven Lindström celebrate the summer season with a countdown of the 50 greatest Scandinavian summer songs of all time on The Spectrum’s Nordic Rox, SIRIUS XM’s Scandinavian music show. Listeners heard songs by Peter Bjorn and John, Eagle-Eye Cherry, ABBA, Roxette and more.

The Spectrum, SIRIUS channel 18, XM channel 45:
Sunday, July 12 at 8:00 pm ET
Wednesday, July 15 at 11:00 pm ET

Has someone recorded this show or at least got the final list?

Source: TDR,, Sirius XM

Party crasher tour’s releases

We got the final tracklists of forthcoming releases from “Party crasher tour”:

I. Gessle over Europe – CD

1. Dressed for success (Cologne)
2. Drowning in wonderful thoughts about her (Cologne)
3. Stupid (London)
4. Wish I could fly (London)
5. She doesn’t live here anymore (Copenhagen)
6. 7Twenty7 (Amsterdam)
7. I have a party in my head (Amsterdam)
8. Late, later on (Amsterdam)
9. Listen to your heart (Cologne)
10. Do you wanna be my baby? (Copenhagen)
11. Opportunity nox (London)
12. Doesn’t make sense (Cologne)
13. Joyride (Stockholm 2)
14. C’mon (Warsaw)
15. Are you an old hippie, sir? (Warsaw)
16. It must have been love (Cologne)
17. The Look (Halmstad)
18. Hey mr DJ (Amsterdam)
19. (I’m not your) Steppin’ stone (Munich)
20. Sleeping in my car (Amsterdam)
21. Queen of rain (Cologne)

There will be three tracks less than on LP – “The Party Pleaser” & “Dangerous” (Stockholm 1) and “Church of your heart” (Stockolm 2).

II. Live at Cirkus, Stockholm May 9, 2009 – bonus-DVD

1. Dressed for success
2. Drowning in wonderful thoughts about her
3. Stupid
4. The Party Pleaser
5. Wish I could fly
6. She doesn’t live here anymore
7. 7Twenty7
8. I have a party in my head (I hope it never ends)
9. Late, later on
10. Listen to your heart
11. Do you wanna be my baby?
12. Opportunity nox
13. Doesn’t make sense
14. Church of your heart
15. Dangerous
16. Joyride
17. C’mon
18. Are you an old hippie, sir?
19. The Look
20. It must have been love
21. Hey mr DJ (won’t you play another love song)
22. (I’m not your) Steppin’ stone
23. Sleeping in my car
24. Queen of rain

III. 100 x tribal homevideos from the tour filmed by Mr Gessle and his posse

IV. Video clips:
· Silly really
· Jo-Anna says
· C’mon
· Do you wanna be my baby (director’s cut)
· Kix (director’s cut)
· I want you to know
· Hey mr DJ (won’t you play another love song)
· Shopping with mother
· Kix (Lovely Pair mix)
· Kix-cha-cha (director’s cut)

V. Party Crasher EPK – interview by Sven Lindström

VI. Son Of A Plumber Documentary