Will there be an ABBA reunion? – Sun

ABBA achieved great success after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Waterloo in 1974.

Nearly five decades after they became household names, the Swedish band is reuniting for the first time in 39 years.


ABBA won Eurovision back in 1974 – and their songs remain popular to this day.Credit: Getty Images

Who is ABBA?

ABBA is Sweden the largest pop group and one of the most popular bands in history.

They have sold over 380 million albums and singles worldwide and became the first group from a non-English speaking country to achieve sustained success in English speaking countries.

The band was named after the first initial of each band member’s name: Agnetha Fältskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

They won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with their hit “Waterloo” and went on to achieve worldwide success.

Andersson and Lyngstad were married between 1978 and 1980, while Bjorn and Agneta married in 1971 but divorced in 1979; they had a son and a daughter together.

The band never officially announced a breakup, but stopped performing together in 1982 to focus on a solo career.

With the exception of a television appearance in 1986, they did not appear together in public until 2008, when they reunited at the film’s Swedish premiere. Mamma Mia! movie.

What are ABBA’s greatest hits?

Their compilation Gold: Greatest Hits (released in 1992) became one of the most popular albums in the world with sales of over 30 million copies.

Their hit Dancing Queen was Abba’s only single to not chart. #1 in the US and brought them international fame. Their 1978 hit Take a Chance on Me reached no. 3rd place, but it was Waterloo that made Abba a household name.

The song was performed on the Eurovision stage in 1974 and became a major hit when Abba won the competition by a wide margin. It was the first of their songs to hit in the US and reach no. 6th place.

In total, Abba has had 20 top ten hits in his career, and in 2021 they released their first album since 1982titled “Journey”. The album included their singles I Still Have Faith in You and Don’t Shut Me Down.

At the time of the album’s release, USA Today reported that the band had sold over 400 million albums worldwide and their music still received 16 million plays per week.

Are ABBA going and when will the new music be released?

The quartet has confirmed that it is launching a show called Abba Voyage in August 2021 when “Abba-tars” in their youth shine on the stage, performing their classic hits.

Abba Voyage is a documentary about their journey from making music to building a custom built theater for them in East London. Holograms showwhich opened on May 26, 2022.

During a livestream promoting their album in September 2021, Ulvaeus said, “It’s about realizing that it’s unthinkable to be where we are.

“No imagination could think of releasing an album 40 years later and still being best friends and still enjoying each other’s company and having total loyalty.”

Bjorn said Sun that Voyage would be their last album, but they were thrilled that their music was still being respected and fans were excited when their album was released.

“First of all, the fact that we can pull off a thing like this project and that people still see us as relevant and listen to our music means that we have something, the four of us, that I can’t describe it other than a very, very special connection,” he said.

Bjorn added: “When you do something like that, you don’t know how people will take it. We are so proud to release this album.

“I don’t think there will be more music with ABBA. I think it was definitely our last album.”

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