Famous Swedish band ABBA has promised to release 5 new songs in 2021
This is reported by the British edition of the Independent.
Jeff Lloyd, co-host of the Reasons To Be Cheerful podcast, spoke to Bjorn Ulvaeus, a member of the group, and revealed that ABBA is preparing 5 new songs that it plans to release in 2021.
“They recorded five new songs. They were supposed to be released at the end of last year, but due to technical difficulties and the pandemic, it was delayed. But he promised me that new ABBA music would come out in 2021, ”said Lloyd.
What is known about the ABBA group?
ABBA is a Swedish musical quartet that existed from 1972-1982. It is named after the first letters of the names of the band members: Agneta Feltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Anni-Fried Lyngstad.
ABBA is one of the most successful bands in the history of pop music and the most successful of those created in Scandinavia: the group’s records have sold over 350 million copies worldwide.
The quartet’s singles topped the world charts from the mid-1970s (Waterloo) to the early 1980s (One of Us), and compilation albums topped the world charts in the 2000s. They remained on radio playlists and their albums continue to sell to this day.
They were the first continental Europeans to reach # 1 on the charts of all the leading English-speaking countries (USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand). ABBA was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 15, 2010.
ABBA’s last studio album was released in 1982, and three unreleased songs were released ten years later, in 1993 and 1994.