ABBA had 4 members who had been shut each on stage and off. The group was made up of two marriages, and sadly when issues went bitter within the love lives, their stage time was restricted. After their break up, many tremendous followers had been eager to search out out what their icons had been doing.
What did ABBA do after the break up?
Before the official forming of the band, Agnetha Fältskog, one of many singers, married Björn Ulvaeus in 1971, whereas in 1978, Anni-Frid Lyngstad married Benny Andersson, with whom she had been in a relationship since 1969.
These relationships introduced the band collectively at first, and lasted just about all through the whole thing of the band’s success.
However, issues quickly turned bitter, and the band struggled to proceed to create whereas there have been difficulties and splits of their marriages.
Björn as soon as stated of the songwriting course of throughout that point: “I believe I wrote ‘Knowing Me Knowing You’ earlier than the divorce.
“In some ways, Agnetha and my divorce was an amicable one, we simply grew aside and determined let’s break up up.
“Benny and Frida’s was somewhat tougher. It was not a contented time however nonetheless very artistic.”
The track The Winner Takes It All, nevertheless, was about their divorce, and Agnetha sang the track.
Agnetha talked about it in an interview with You journal, saying: “Björn wrote it about us after the breakdown of our marriage.
“The reality he wrote it precisely after we divorced is touching actually. I didn’t thoughts.
“It was implausible to try this track as a result of I might put in such feeling.
“I didn’t thoughts sharing it with the general public. It didn’t really feel flawed. There is a lot in that track.
“It was a combination of what I felt and what Björn felt but additionally what Benny and Frida went by.”
Björn and Agnetha divorced in 1979, whereas Benny and Frida introduced their divorce two years later, in 1981.
Each member has gone on to remarry and the 2 singers have launched solo work, whereas Benny and Bjorn remained collectively as a songwriting duo.
They have written the musical Mamma Mia and labored on numerous different tasks as songwriters.
Most just lately, the band introduced it could reunite, however in a really new manner.
The couple determined to do an avatar tour, nevertheless this sparked some additional creativity in them.
Back in April 2018, the group stated in an announcement: “The choice to go forward with the thrilling ABBA avatar tour mission had an surprising consequence.
“We all 4 felt that, after some 35 years, it could possibly be enjoyable to hitch forces once more and go into the recording studio.
“So we did. And it was like time had stood nonetheless and that we had solely been away on a brief vacation. An extraordinarily joyful expertise!”
This was anticipated to be proven in a TV particular, although these tasks have continued to be delayed.
In September 2019, Björn Ulvaeus introduced 5 new Abba songs could be launched in 2020, and the TV particular, to be aired on BBC One and NBC, has additionally been pushed again to 2020.
So the reply as to whether they are going to reunite is a complicated one, as technically they have already got reunited, however we’re but to see the fullness within the TV particular.
However, they do have one other mission which is able to imply followers get to listen to their new music: the Abbatars.
The band reunited even earlier, in 2016, to tackle a mission known as a digital leisure expertise, that means the members would carry out as life-like avatars, often known as abbatars.
This means their new music wouldn’t essentially be carried out by them, however as a substitute by their avatars in a digital efficiency.
This announcement got here in spite of everything 4 members made a public look on the Mamma Mia! The Party occasion in Stockholm, in addition to at a personal occasion in Stockholm the place they carried out The Way Old Friends Do.
Of course, now issues with the coronavirus are happening, who is aware of if or when the Abbatars might be let unfastened on the world.