Officially, they have never separated, but have only been on a break for 40 years. ABBA, the cult band from Sweden is back. With an announcement for an announcement.
They say they have something to say - and fans all over the world are freaking out. Is ABBA really coming back? And if so: In what form and constellation? Are you going on tour? Are there any new songs? And above all: are you still wearing glittering overalls with an XL flap? The Swedish cult band will announce this live on YouTube on Thursday evening at 6.45 p.m.
There were always rumors about a possible reunification. In 2018 they even officially announced a comeback. Only: The promised songs "I Still Have Faith In You" and "Don't Shut Me Down" were not released.
The pop band was formed in 1972 and consisted of the couples Agnetha Fältskog and Bjön Ulvaeus as well as Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid-Lyngstad. With your Victory at the Eurovision Song Contest 1974They achieved their international breakthrough with their hit "Waterloo". This was followed by chart successes such as SOS, Mamma Mia, Fernando, Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, Take A Chance On Me, … Who doesn't know them?
They wrote music history sold more than 380 million records, have their own museum and musical.
In 1982 the artists ended their musical collaboration due to private differences. Agnetha and Björn had split up four years earlier, Anni-Frid and Benny in 1981. After that they continued to play solo - none of them with nearly as much success as as a band.
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