First images of the Abba reunion released

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First images of the Abba reunion released
Abba pictured in 1974. Photo: Olle Lindeborg/TT

Abba fans were given a huge surprise earlier this year when it was revealed that the group had reunited to record their first new music in 35 years, and now the first images from the reunion have finally been released.


The Swedish quartet shocked the world in April when they revealed that they got together in secret last year to record two new songs, "I Still Have Faith In You" and "Don't Shut Me Down".

"Everyone was involved, it was like in the olden days," manager Görel Hanser told The Local on the day of the announcement.

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Now, Hanser has released the first images of the reunion, featuring Agnetha and Frida tracking vocals, and Björn and Benny on the other side of the glass at the mixing desk in Stockholm’s RMV studio.

Fans will get to hear the first of the tracks during a televised tribute show in December produced by the BBC and NBC, performed by avatars of the group. Hanser gave The Local a hint of how it will sound, calling it "classic Abba, but updated to 2018".

Both new songs will be part of a planned Abba hologram tour in 2019.

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