Friday, July 04, 2008

ABBA reunites for the first time in 22 years!

CBC reports:
It was a reunion 22 years in the making as all four members of the Swedish pop group ABBA appeared for the first time together in public at a movie premiere of Mamma Mia! in Stockholm.

Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Anni-Frid Lyngstad (Frida) and Agnetha Faltskog walked down the red carpet on Friday evening to the cheers of several thousand fans. The foursome last performed together in public in 1986 and have resisted calls and massive offers of money to do a reunion tour. The film's star, Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep embraced Lyngstad and Faltskog on the red carpet. Streep said she was excited by being able to sing in a movie, recalling that she used to perform in high school musicals. "It was kind of like coming home to the thing that I loved very, very much," the 59-year-old actress told Reuters. READ MORE

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