"It is going to be a virtual tour but everything will be live."It will be as though we are out on the road because the whole set-up is live.It will just be us four singers that are in digital form."Ahead of the tour, Benny will be working on blockbuster sequel The star has produced the music for the soundtrack but will not be singing in any of the songs."I spent all summer recording the music," he added."And it was like time had stood still and that we only had been away on a short holiday. "ABBA have recorded two new songs and one of them "I still have faith in you" will be performed by digital avatars in a TV special set for broadcast in December.
We meet in a brick, wood and slate house overlooking a sparkling lake on one of the many islands that surround Stockholm.“We all four felt that, after some 35 years, it could be fun to join forces again and go into the recording studio. And it was like time had stood still and that we had only been away on a short holiday. ” The statement continued: “It resulted in two new songs and one of them ‘I Still Have Faith In You’ will be performed by our digital selves in a TV special produced by NBC and the BBC aimed for broadcasting in December. And it feels good.” It signed off: “Agnetha, Benny, Bjorn, Anni-Frid - Stockholm, Sweden, 27 April 2018.” The group’s manager Gorel Hanser also confirmed the news in a press release.During a speech in Brussels on 25 April, singer Bjorn Ulvaeus, 72, revealed that virtual “Abbatars” are being created to represent the four members of the pop group of the upcoming digital tour, expected for 2019 or 2020.Honestly, it takes restraint not to execute a few dodgy disco moves as the tunes blast out from huge screens advertising Abba The Museum.
Once Sweden’s second most important export after Volvo, Abba is still, more than 30 years after disbanding, helping to sell the country’s brand to visitors.
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