ABBA just reunited and wrote its first songs in 35 years

Posted April 30, 2018

Yes, that's right: All four members of ABBA are making new music together. "It was like time had stood still and that we only had been away on a short holiday", they said.

Pop sensations Abba have recorded new music - saying "it feels good".

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The band members have performed together just once since the 1980s, at a private party in 2016, and have long said they will never tour live together again.

Full details were not released until yesterday, when they announced the concert featuring avatars created by digitally scanning and "de-aging" the four so they look like they did in 1979, during their third and final tour.

'We may have come of age, but the song is new. The Swedish band had nine #1 hits in the United Kingdom and around the world, have recorded two songs. "So we did", the band said on its website Friday.

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However, the scarcity of Abba has made their reunion one of music's biggest stories. Since then they have produced hits which includes "Take A Chance On Me", "Knowing Me, Knowing You", "Dancing Queen" and "Mamma Mia" which was used as the title of a Broadway musical that used their songs for all of the numbers. That's actually how the band got their name - from the first letter of each of their names.

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It first found global fame after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with the song Waterloo.

Richard Skold, a 46-year-old ABBA fan who works at a Stockholm book store, jumped up with surprise after hearing the news.

Mamma Mia!, starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and Amanda Seyfried, was released in 2008 and went on to become the highest-grossing film in the United Kingdom that year.