‘No release before the summer, hopefully this fall’, says a representative from team ABBA. The band had been due to debut new music at the end of 2018 as part of a virtual ABBA experience that the band had been working on with music mogul Simon Fuller.
Benny and bjorn’s music and lyrics are one of the many reasons we love Abba so much. Take for instance the Abba Gold lyrics from “Dancing Queen”: “You are the dancing queen, young and sweet only seventeen, dancing queen feel the beat from the tambourine oh yeah!” Epic. Listen to the whole song here.
There is no doubting that Abba are a cultural phenomenon and ever since appearing at the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest their impact has been remarkable. In this piece I will make a strong case as to why I think you should vote for Abba’s song ‘Waterloo’ as the best Eurovision song ever in our poll.
We know it will be difficult for all you Abba fans to choose your favourite song from the fab four’s back catalogue, so to help you we have listed what each of the members of Abba have said is their favourites below.
1. ABBA (stylized ᗅᗺᗷᗅ) were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972, comprising Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. ABBA is an acronym of the first letters of the band members’ first names and is sometimes stylized as the registered trademark ᗅᗺᗷᗅ. The band became one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of popular music, topping the charts worldwide from 1975 to 1982.