Swedish band ABBA announced a new album to be released in November 2021 and a virtual concert in its own arena.
Listening to the interview it sounds as if all of this started with the virtual concert as a way to leave a legacy behind.
“We wanted to do it before we were dead", said Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus added: ”It’s good if you do that before you’re dead. Because it gets more accurate then.”
So they shaved their beards and went to work. And they wanted to add two new songs but then had so much fun doing it that they finished a whole new album.
Here are the first two songs: