CNN Mamma Mia! ABBA is getting the band back together. A post shared by abbaofficial on Apr 27, at am PDT.
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The Swedish pop group announced Friday on its official Instagram account that an earlier announced avatar plan of the band, dubbed "Abbatars," helped rekindle the magic. So we did. The reunion, the statement says, "was like time had stood still and we had only been away on a short holiday. An extremely joyful experience! Fans have long rallied for the band -- whose hits such as "Take a Chance on Me," "Dancing Queen" and "Voulez-Vous" remain popular -- to perform together again. In there was a reunion of sorts in Stockholm for the opening of a restaurant owned by Ulvaeus.
By Bruce Haring. ABBA will have five new songs on the market in , and has pushed back their plans to do a holographic tour to support the music because of the pandemic. But the long process between the original announcement in and now has allowed them time to do more than planned.
The Swedish pop group have announced they are releasing new music for the first time in 37 years and we can barely contain our hip jives. Back in , the four-piece group announced they were recording new music, but member Benny Andersson has officially confirmed it's coming this year. Speaking to ABBAtalk , a fandom website, the year-old musician confirmed the news we've all been waiting for. I'm guessing after the summer. But I can only guess, because I'm not really sure. But I would think so," he says.