ABBA’s Benny Andersson and also Bjorn Ulvaeus have actually verified that the team’s resurgence document will certainly be their last brand-new songs as a band.
The Swedish quartet are readied to launch their brand-new cd, Trip, following month in advance of ‘carrying out’ groundbreaking programs by means of computer animated characters in London following year.
Nevertheless, the team’s songwriting duo urge this will certainly not be the begin of a complete improvement which they and also bandmates Agnetha Faltskog and also Anni-Frid Lyngstad will certainly not tape-record with each other once more.
” This is it,” Andersson stated. “It’s reached be, you recognize.”
Ending among pop’s most prominent teams
The band’s initial separation in 1982 is shrouded in a level of secret as they never ever formally revealed a split, yet the artist stated this will certainly be a conclusive end to ABBA.
” I really did not in fact state that ‘this is it’ in 1982,” he described. “I never ever stated myself that ABBA was never ever mosting likely to take place once more. However I can inform you currently: this is it.”
Ulvaeus after that responded in contract and also stated, “Yeah.”
The choice to stop complying with the cd is not to any type of problems within the band, nonetheless, as the Chess author urged the team actually appreciated recording with each other once more as they really felt no stress to match earlier hits like Waterloo and also Super Trouper.
” It was simply enjoyable, actually, to attempt and also see if we can do something,” he included.
” I believe everybody was totally conscious that if what we did was unqualified the requirement that all of us desired, we would certainly simply ignore it. There was no stress in that regard.”
ABBA were ‘the adversaries’ in Sweden throughout their prime time
The team’s initial recording job extended a years, generating 8 cds of pop loaded with event, yearning, and also whatever in between.
After covering 150 million international document sales and also withstanding almost half a century in the limelight, it’s unsubstantiated the band weren’t constantly valued by their house nation.
Ulvaeus thinks the band were done not like by the “dynamic activity” in Sweden when they initially arised on the scene.
Winning Eurovision came 2 years right into their job was just the start of modifying that viewpoint.
” You recognize, in Sweden, there was this dynamic activity in songs, and also we were the adversaries.”
Nevertheless, the band really did not stress way too much concerning the response there, as they came to be of among the globe’s most-loved pop teams.
” It really did not imply s *** to me, also if they despised us,” he stated.
” Due to the fact that we obtained a lot reaction from the entire globe. Right from the beginning, we had modern coworkers, artists, that liked what we were doing.”
They intend to remain to oppose market standards with the long-awaited ‘Trip’, which gets here November 5
” We determined beforehand that we’re not mosting likely to consider anything else,” Andersson stated of the present pop landscape.
” We’re simply mosting likely to do the tunes, the most effective tunes we can now. That implied composing verses I can obtain a few of my ideas of these previous 40 years right into, and also include some type of deepness that, ideally, features age which makes it various from the verses I created 40 years earlier.”