ABBA Voyage

My, my, how can I resist you? And how can we?

After a four-decade hiatus, the Swedish supergroup ABBA ARE BACK! Releasing their new songs “I still have faith in you” and “Don’t Shut me down”. They also announced their new album “Voyage” and an ABBA concert as well. The album “Voyage” is set to be released on November 5, and is a follow-up from their 1981 album “The Visitors”.

The concert will be held at the ABBA Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on May 27, with holographic technology from George Lucas’s special-effects company: Industrial Light and Magic. It is the same special effects that restored Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill back to their younger selves in various Star Wars Movies.  

ABBA Voyage

Using motion capture with specially designed leotards (similar to that used to create Gollum in The Lord of the Rings movies) the show will have members Agnetha, Björn, Benny, and Anni-Frid as they looked in 1979.

They call it: “the strangest and most spectacular concert you could ever dream of.”

The concert already having been recorded using 160 cameras and five weeks of performances with it now being carefully brought into a 90-minute concert.

ABBA was formed in the early 70s by Agnetha and Björn then a couple and other couple Benny and Anni-Frid Lyngstad – their initials creating the bands name. Winning the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with “Waterloo”. They have sold an estimated 385 million albums worldwide. They are known for hits such as;  “Dancing Queen”(1976),  “Super Trouper”(1980) along with their hit theatre musical/movie Mumma Mia in 1999. 

Rumours went around for years with so many fans hoping that ABBA would get back together, but the members turned down countless offers. 

ABBA – I still have faith in you

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