in The Swedish pop group's best-selling albums were revealed on BBC Radio 2 on the programme Let's Abba
Party, ranking the success of their eight albums, from Waterloo to The Visitors.
She said: "I was already in the performing industry and, having been brought up on Abba
with my parents, both my sister and I loved the music so it was such an obvious choice for me.
PHOTO| FAITH ONEYAOf course, I also remember that Sweden produced the super-talented musician, DJ, remixer and record producer Avicii who took his own life by cutting himself with a broken wine bottle while on holiday in 2018.What a tragic loss.But long before Avicii came into the picture, ABBA
had set Sweden firmly on the world music map.
Explaining how his musical tastes met their Waterloo in 1974, Clive said: "I used to think the Beatles were the best band in the world until I saw ABBA
Still given the acrimonious way that these two couples that make up ABBA
divorced, it was thought that it was only wishful thinking that the talented foursome who make up the group would one day reunite, sing together again and maybe write a song or two.
There is an enormous interest in the music of ABBA
. In Sweden, ABBA
: The Museum attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors of all ages annually.
Reunion gives Abba
fans, old and new, the opportunity to once again get together and re-live the addictive Abba
phenomena that swept the airwaves and discos during the 70s and 80s.
Gold was continuously in the album charts throughout the nineties and noughties and is one of the biggest selling albums ever.
Mania formed in 1999 and the show has been selling out theatres and concert halls internationally ever since.
have got 20 years on Boyzone - it's 40 years since they won Eurovision with Waterloo - and this celebration night kicks off at 9pm with another chance to revisit their hits in The Abba
At the last count there were more than 40 ABBA
tribute bands in the UK, but ABBA
FOREVER maintain their show is as close to seeing the originals on stage due to their attention to the smallest of details and an uncanny resemblance to the be-sequined foursome.