ABBA (Swedish pronunciation: [²abːa]) (on the labels as AᗺBA) were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. They became one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of popular music, topping the charts worldwide from 1974 to 1982. ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 at The Dome in Brighton, UK, giving Sweden its first triumph in the contest, and are the most successful group to have ever taken part in the competition.
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Anyone hoping for a modernist deconstruction of the Swedish group's greatest hits by the Baltimore band...was probably not in attendance on Saturday night. That included Lower Dens themselves. Continue reading…
via Brooklyn Vegan at June 15, 2017
On Wednesday, 16 February 2000, I sat down to dinner in the restaurant at the Grand Hotel in Saltsjöbaden, a suburb of south east Stockholm on an archipelago that faces out on to the Baltic Sea. It was freezing cold outside on this, my first visit to…
via Just Backdated at June 6, 2017
How two Indian sisters in 1981 made a joyful ABBA covers album for an Indian audience.
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