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Agnetha, Björn, Benny and Anni-Frid have delighted their fans with the release of two new songs - 'I Still Have Faith In You' and 'Don't Shut Me
Down' - and the announcement of a new album, entitled 'Voyage'.
"It’s been a while since we made music together. Almost 40 years, actually. We took a break in the spring of 1982 and now we’ve decided it’s time to end it. They say it’s foolhardy to wait more than 40 years between albums, so we’ve recorded a follow-up to “The Visitors”. To tell the truth, the main inspiration to record again comes from our involvement in creating the strangest and most spectacular concert you could ever dream of."
May 2022 sees the unveiling of ABBA's avatars accompanied by a 10-piece live band, in a custom-built arena at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. ABBA writes, "Join us for a concert 40 years in the making. A concert that combines the old and new, the young and not-so-young. A concert that has brought all four of us together again."
“We simply call it 'Voyage' and we’re truly sailing in uncharted waters. With the help of our younger selves, we travel into the future. It’s not easy to explain but then it hasn’t been done before.”
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London, September 2021
Working together in the recording studio for the first time since August 1982, ABBA have released two new songs, entitled 'I Still Have Faith In You' and 'Don't Shut Me Down'. An album follows on November 5th.
All four ABBA members are involved in the creation of a virtual reality experience which opens in London in May 2022. Tickets are available from www.abbavoyage.com
Available to buy from ABBA The Museum's web shop. They ship internationally!
THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE
Tickets for the London production of Mamma Mia! The Party are now on sale from Eventim.
ABBAtalk began eight years ago as a Facebook discussion group and has since become the most active ABBA fan forum worldwide. Across social media, ABBAtalk reaches more than 100,000 subscribers, while our YouTube videos have collectively had more than 15 million views. We've held twenty different ABBA fan events in London; some of which have featured on-stage interviews with ABBA's very own musicians and associates. We also arrange free-to-enter competitions and give away posters, records and memorabilia.
We hosted the launch of Carl Magnus Palm's book 'ABBA - The Complete Recording Sessions' and, with the special permission of Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, our audience was treated to performances of 6 unreleased ABBA songs that have never been heard in full outside the recording studio: 'Lady Bird', 'In The Arms Of Rosalita', 'So Simple', 'Terra del Fuego' plus early versions of 'Bang-A-Boomerang' and 'Hole In Your Soul'. Full details of those recordings can be found in the book.
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