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www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 19, 2019

Lyrics

”LaLaLove” We loved to drive a million miles A fastback car and you and I You craved the speed, I don’t know why Some simple need to feel alive   Every heart is a weaver Of dreams …
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 19, 2019

Roxette

Hey you! Thanks for all the ultra positive vibe buzzing-a-la-plenty around the Mono Mind-album. Happy to see so many of you have found your own personal favourite song. I'm really proud of this album, been working very focused on it for a very long time. And, holy moly, there's more to come! You wouldn't expect anything else, would you? Have a fab weekend, y'all! /Dr R.
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 19, 2019
Can’t get enough of Mono Mind?? ‘Mind Control’ double vinyl will be released next month, featuring the bonus tracks ’Have Another Go’ and ‘Shelter From The Storm’. Keep on checking this space for more info! In the meantime listen to the brand new album on all digital platforms: https://monomind.lnk.to/MindControlFA


Down by the Riverside

Down by the Riverside, a song by Mono Mind on Spotify
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 15, 2019
THANX EVERYONE FOR ALL YOUR KIND WORDS + THOUGHTS ON MY BEEDAY. APPRECIATE YOUR LOVE + SUPPORT + ENERGY. THE NIGHT IS STILL YOUNG!! LOVE TO YOU ALL. /P.

www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 13, 2019
Nice choice, you Dailies! Thanx for fascinating reading the last two months! Cheers, P.


Doesn’t Make Sense

Per's 60 for 60. This is finally #1 of TDR's hand-picked list of songs from Per Gessle's career.
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 13, 2019

RoxetteBlog.com

Short interview with Per in Iltalehti (Finnish newspaper) by journalist (and long-time fan) Mari Pudas on Mr. G's 60th birthday. Among other things Per said "it's quite typical that older people want things to be as they were before. It's so simple. But I like the fact that things are changing." Mari asked Per what his advice to 15-year-old Per Gessle would be. Per said: "I would tell him to close his eyes and go. Things will turn out fine." /PP Practice your Finnish and read the interview here: https://www.iltalehti.fi/musiikki/a/5564626b-a3fd-4325-afef-6ebc5a2b3d5f
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 13, 2019

RoxetteBlog.com

No. 1 in Sweden on iTunes! 🎶 It's climbing in other countries too! ✌ Tjoho! Happy birthday, Per Gessle, happy release day, Mono Mind! 🎉 /PP Source: https://www.kworb.net/itunes/artist/monomind.html
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 13, 2019
Amazing work by RoxBlog! Thank You! /P.


60 milestones in Per Gessle’s life - RoxetteBlog

Maybe I shouldn’t have been looking at the cover of Look Sharp! for so long the other day. But looking at it brought me the idea to create a special edition newspaPER for pop nerd, legend, genius Per Gessle’s 60th birthday today. My intention was to collect some milestones in Per’s life… in ...
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 12, 2019

Per Gessle
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www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 12, 2019
Grattis på födelsedagen Per!! Här är morgonens födelsedagsintervju: https://www.tv4play.se/program/nyhetsmorgon/11960168


Per Gessle i öppenhjärtig intervju om att fylla 60: "Surrealistiskt – jorden snurrar på"

I dag säger vi stort grattis till Per Gessle som, tro det eller ej, fyller 60 år. Anders Pihlblad träffade Gessle i veckan och det blev ett samtal om att åldras, om de stora framgångarna och om livet som popstjärna.
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 12, 2019
Mono Minds 'Mind Control' OUT NOW!! Today's my birthday, and this album is a gift both to myself and to all of you. Listen, share, and let me know what you think!! https://monomind.lnk.to/MindControlFA

www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 12, 2019
Nice one. Cheers, P.


Mono Mind - Mind Control - the review

Well then there now, Per Gessle is behind Mono Mind?? Now that’s mind blowing. Who woulda thunk? Per, Christoffer, Clarence and Helena - Dr. Robot, Bright Jones, Rain Davis and Cooky Carter!
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 12, 2019
Mono Mind coming out of the closet. /P.


Mono Mind interview with Per Gessle à la RoxetteBlog - RoxetteBlog

Together with the Mono Mind press release 2 days ago, there was the opportunity to ask 5 questions from Per about his latest project. 5 might be even too many for most journalists, but too few for a fan who already has more than 30 in her mind. Fortunately, some of my relevant questions were ... Rea...
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 11, 2019
Per Gessle presents Mono Mind - Q&A Part 3


Per Gessle presents Mono Mind - Q&A Part 3
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 10, 2019
NY INTERVJU. /P. https://www.aftonbladet.se/nojesbladet/musik/a/0Ea9o6/per-gessles-hemliga-dans-succe?fbclid=IwAR3bzJPMf6P9aMwXP6bCfFfEGki5pyaGMB92Pp56LWVdt8bW9krFfp7ZgYs


Per Gessles hemliga dans-succé
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 10, 2019
Only two days left ⚡️⚡️⚡️ Mono Mind's album 'Mind Control' is released this Saturday, January 12! Pre-order now: https://monomind.lnk.to/MindControlFA 👏🌟💓🎉

www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 10, 2019
Per Gessle presents Mono Mind - Q&A Part 2


Per Gessle presents Mono Mind - Q&A Part 2
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 9, 2019
YEP, THIS IS THE STORY: ”After basically living in a recording studio for almost forty years I tried to find new ways of creating pop music. I wanted to do something I’d never done before. A new challenge. Still pop, of course (that’s in my DNA!) but created and presented in a new manner. I started fooling around with different gadgets working with my own voice, recording in different octaves and different keys just to see what might pop up. In the end of the day it’s all about the voices. We all focus on the voices when we listen to pop music. We didn’t use vocoders or anything like that. Instead we found ourselves spending days, even weeks “hand-painting” and “drawing” my melodylines in the comouter. For some songs we created my voice in a r’n’b-fashion, others got a touch of Nine Inch Nails-desperation. In the end you couldn’t really hear it was me singing which was a blast and felt really refreshing. So off I went creating a new little colourful band, four characters with different personalities and different kind of temper, humour and looks to represent MONO MIND. How gorgeous! I had so much fun. Still do.”

www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) January 9, 2019
Per Gessle presents Mono Mind Q&A - Part 1!


Per Gessle presents Mono Mind Q&A - Part 1!
www.facebook.com/RealPerGessle (Source) March 15, 2018

Good news for European fans of Swedish super group and classic hit makers Roxette—the duo’s songwriter Per Gessle is embarking on a European tour focusing on the mighty Roxette song catalogue this autumn.

 

The group’s charismatic singer, Marie Fredriksson, announced her withdrawal from touring due to health problems in the spring of 2016, shortly before the release of the group’s tenth studio album, “Good Karma”. When faced with this situation, Gessle decided to channel his energy into writing material for a Swedish solo project recorded in Nashville later that year. The recordings were made with long-time Swedish musical partners Christoffer Lundquist, Clarence Öfwerman, Anders Herrlin and Helena Josefsson, coupled with a long list of top-league American session players.

 

Mixing parts of the Roxette touring band with new musicians, Gessle in the summer of 2017 toured Sweden in support of the first of two mini albums from the Nashville sessions, “En vacker natt” (“A Beautiful Night”). Violin and mandolin player Malin-My Wall, drummer Andreas Dahlbäck and Ola Gustafsson on pedal steel, mandolin and guitar added a fresh touch of Americana, which merged seamlessly with the seasoned Roxette musicians Christoffer Lundquist (guitar), Clarence Öfwerman (keyboards), Magnus Börjeson (bass) and Helena Josefsson (backing vocals).

 

Both the tour and the Nashville recorded album were enthusiastically received for adding new perspective and depth to Gessle’s music. – I loved playing with this band, and then it hit me—what if we could do a similar thing dedicated to Roxette music. With Marie unable to perform, all those songs would just gather dust and I was thrilled by the idea of hearing this band performing them, Per Gessle says. – Marie of course is irreplaceable, he adds. But she sends her blessings, and we both think that this could be a great way to keep the songs fresh by playing them with a slightly different twist in front of all those wonderful people that have been following us through the years.

 

Gessle emphasizes that the band is able to cover all aspects of Roxette music; from the hook-laden power-pop hits to the mighty ballads that still get heavy rotation on classic pop radio all over the world. And he promises to dig deep in his song-vault for some surprises as well. – Yeah, that’s really the fun part of it—I love playing the big hits like “The Look”, “Listen To Your Heart”, “It Must Have Been Love”, “Joyride” and “How Do You Do!”, but a tour like this is also a great opportunity to rediscover some of the great, but lesser played, songs and find out what we can make of them. Just wait and see…

 

Dubbed “Per Gessle’s Roxette”, a European tour covering ten countries kicks off in Hamburg, Germany, on October 11. An English album -“Small Town Talk”- featuring material from the Nashville sessions (including a duet with British pop maestro Nick Lowe) as well as new recordings with the touring band, will be released internationally to coincide with the tour.

 

The tour will include the following stops:

 

11.10 Hamburg, Laeiszhalle (GER)
12.10 Brussels, Ancienne Belgique (BEL)
15.10 London, Hammersmith Apollo (GBR)
16.10 Manchester, Apollo (GBR)
18.10 Wien, Stadthalle F (AUT)
19.10 Zurich, Halle 622 (SUI)
21.10 Warszawa, Stodola (POL)
22.10 Berlin, Admiralspalast (GER)
23.10 Köln, E-Werk (GER)
25.10 Utrecht, Muziekcentrum Vredenburg (NED)
27.10 Halmstad, Halmstad Arena
30.10 St. Petersburg, The Great Concert Hall “Oktyabrsky” (RUS)
1.11 Moscow, Krokus City Hall (RUS)
3.11 Espoo, Metro Areena (FIN)
5.11 Stockholm, Waterfront
9.11 Karlstad, Löfbergs Arena
10.11 Linköping, Saab Arena
15.11 Oslo, Sentrum Scene (NOR)
16.11 Göteborg, Scandinavium.

 

More gigs to come!

I’m going on a summer tour! November 21, 2016

19 dates in Sweden starting on July 6 in Helsingborg and ending on August 19 in Eskilstuna. I will perform songs from my own solo career, Gyllene Tider and Roxette! Tickets available on Thursday at: http://www.livenation.se/artist/per-gessle-tickets

Tour dates:
6 July Helsingborg
7 July Oskarhamn
8 July Örebro
13 July Rättvik
14 July Töreboda
15 July Karlskrona
21 July Grebbestad
22 July Göteborg
23 July Fredrikstad (Norway)
27 July Stockholm
28 July Östersund
29 July Piteå
1 Aug Borgholm
2 Aug Malmö
3 Aug Arvika
11 Aug Halmstad
12 Aug Linköping
18 Aug Uppsala
19 Aug Eskilstuna

Sjöhistoriska 8 år sen… July 23, 2015

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På lördag spelar jag där igen, med Marie!

The XXX list! November 1, 2014

Here’s the XXX List! #roxxxette

But if you don’t do Spotify, here are the 100 tracks!

Paul Revere & the Raiders – Kicks
David Bowie – Let’s dance
John Mellencamp – Jack & Diane
Donkeyboy – Crazysomethingnormal
Janis Joplin – Me and Bobby McGee
Betty Everett – The shoop shoop song (It’s in his kiss)
Nick Lowe – American squirm
Air – Sexy boy
Lana Del Rey – Summertime Sadness
Tom Petty – You got lucky
The Who – Substitute
The Trashmen – Surfin’ bird
The Rolling Stones – Gimme shelter
Alma Cogan – Tennesse waltz
Meghan Trainor – All about that bass
Jefferson Airplane – Somebody to love
Shocking Blue – Send me a postcard
Dusty Springfield – Son of a preacher man
Depeche Mode – Enjoy the silence
The Who – Pictures of Lily
Kirsty MacColl – Days
Ramones – I wanna be sedated
The Beach Boys – Good vibrations
Tom Petty – Learning to fly
Gilbert O’Sullivan – Nothing rhymed
Paul Revere & the Raiders – I’m not your stepping stone
Blondie – Hanging on the telephone
Linnea Henriksson – Halmstad
The Byrds – Mr. Tambourine man
The Ronettes – Be my baby
Canned Heat – Going up the country
Tove Lo – My gun
Bee Gees – Stayin’ alive
Gloria Jones – Tainted love
Kim Wilde – Kids in America
The Supremes – You keep me hanging on
The Rolling Stones – Paint it black
The Beach Boys – Wouldn’t it be nice
Etta James – Something’s got a hold on me
The Zombies – She’s not there
Nick Lowe – I love the sound of breaking glass
Fleetwood Mac – Go your own way
Isaac Hayes – Shaft
Ian Dury – Hit me with your rhythm stick
The Flower Pot Men – Let’s go to San Francisco
The Kinks – Lola
The Lovin’ Spoonful – Daydream
David Bowie – Boys keep swinging
The Rolling Stones – Waiting on a friend
The Human League – Don’t you want me
Shania Twain – That don’t impress me much
Paul Revere & the Raiders – Him or me – what’s it gonna be?
Daft Punk – Get lucky
REM – What’s the frequency, Kenneth?
Chic – Le freak
Baccara – Yes sir, I can boogie
The Mamas & The Papas – California dreamin’
Nick Lowe – Marie Provost
Hot Chocolate – Brother Louie
Lily Wood and The Prick – Prayer in C
David Bowie – Sorrow
REM – Shiny happy people
The Rolling Stones – Dead flowers
Marc Bolan, T-Rex – 20th century boy
Shocking Blue – Venus
Madonna – Material girl
The Allman Brothers – Midnight rider
Four Tops – Walk away Renee
Fleetwood Mac – Dreams
Los Bravos – Black is black
Ramones – Beat on the brat
The Beach Boys – I get around
Buzzcocks – Ever fallen in love (With someone you shouldn’t)
Tom Petty – Refugee
The Who – Happy Jack
Four Tops – Bernadette
Shelia B. Devotion – Spacer
Canned Heat – On the road again
Dwight Tilley – Girls
Tom Petty – Too good to be true
Iggy Pop – Real wild child (Wild one)
Kristy MacColl – There’s a guy works done the chip shop swears he’s Elvis
The Supremes – Stop! In the name of love
T.Rex – Get it on
Christie – Yellow river
The Zombies – Time of the season
John Mellencamp – Small town
The Kinks – Set me free
Cher – Bang bang (My baby shot me down)
Mick Ronson – Billy Porter
Them – Gloria
The Move – Blackberry way
Mose Allison – Young man’s blues
Lobo – Me and you and a dog named boo
Fleetwood Mac – Never going back again
Hot Chocolate – Emma
Four Tops – Reach out I’ll be there
REM – Man on the moon
The Archies – Sugar, sugar
Elvis – Hound dog

MONDAY UPDATE: October 20, 2014

A.i.r.p.o.r.t. + 8 days to go until the Rox opening show in Vladivostok. Do you know anyone who’s going? I’ll be there! /P.

FRIDAY UPDATE: October 17, 2014

Last day of Rox in rehearsal mode. Sounded good. Tomorrow = Dress Rehearsal! Always scary…… /P.

THURSDAY ROX REHEARSAL UPDATE: October 16, 2014

Great day today, the band sounds awesome and the new guitarpicks arrived. Praise the Lord! /P.

WEDNESDAY UPDATE: October 15, 2014

Lots of Rox rehearsing to do today! Shouldn’t be on the computer at all!

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CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO, FOLKS!!!!! September 22, 2014

Enjoy these two master blasters! /P.

ATTENTION PLEASE! September 22, 2014

Tomorrow is the last day to pre-order signed copies of THE BOX OF THE YEAR!! Check out the website!!!
/P.

Sunday update September 21, 2014

Back at the Chateau T&A with MP. Just had to record some more…. /P

Signing and signing… September 20, 2014
Most important! September 18, 2014
1,000 copies?! September 9, 2014

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Just heard I’m going to sign AT LEAST 1000 copies of THE PER GESSLE ARCHIVES-BOX. Phew!!
I’m gonna enjoy every minute of it!!!
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There’s still time to order your signed copy, dears!
Check out the homepage:
The Per Gessle Archives

/P.

INGEN KLUNK! September 6, 2014

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Tyvärr blev det ingen Klunk på Systemet pga problem med rätten till namnet. Nu kommer dock de ädla dryckerna att heta det fabulösa och lätt självklara namnet FRU NORDIN istället.
Det fanns ju en låt på EN HÄNDIG MAN-plattan som hette så, remember? Nu är hon igång igen och bjussar på sej själv via denna goda alkoholfria dryck.
FRU NORDIN VITT släpps på Systemet den 1 oktober. Och har vi lite tur så kommer den att finnas på lite olika ICA Maxi ställen i Sverige inom kort också. FRU NORDIN ROSÉ och FRU NORDIN SKUMPA ligger på lur. Stay tuned, folks! /P.

The Per Gessle Archives is live! September 3, 2014

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On this brand new site Per Gessle Archives you can get all the info you want and possibly can handle regarding… the Archives! Volumes 3 & 4 are now out.

THE LP is done!!! And it smells good! August 12, 2014

THE PER GESSLE ARCHIVES:
The Roxette Demos, vol. 5 – VINYL

S I D E 1 :
1. Crush On You (T&A Demo – Jul 30, 1998)
2. Anyone/I Love How You Love Me (T&A Demo – Jul 26, 1998)
3. The Centre Of The Heart (Is A Suburb To The Brain)(T&A Demo – Oct 2, 1997)
4. One Wish (T&A Demo – May 20, 2006)
5. Fool (T&A Demo – Dec 27, 1999)
6. Staring At The Ground (T&A Demo – Aug 29, 1997)

S I D E 2 :
7. Come Back (Before You Leave) (T&A Demo – April 4, 1990)
8. (I Could Never) Give You Up (T&A Demo – Dec 18, 1987)
9. Dangerous (T&A Demo – Feb 11, 1987)
10. The Heart Shaped Sea #2 (T&A Demo – May, 1991)
11. Joyrider (T&A Demo – May 22, 1990)
12. Dansar nerför ditt stup i rekordfart (Soul Deep) (T&A Demo – May 7, 1986)

/P.