We had a dream, and ABBA have made it come true! The Swedish legends have announced that new music is to come – their first for over 35 years.
The band have recently been working together on preparations for their upcoming ABBA avatar tour project and confirmed on social media that they had gone back into the studio to see what happened.
In their statement he band claim: "It was like time had stood still and that we have only been away on a short holiday. An extremely joyful experience." The sessions resulted in two new tracks, and the band revealed that one of them, entitled I Still Have Faith in You, will be performed by ABBA's digital alter egos in a TV special to air on the BBC in December. "The song is new," say the band. "And it feels good." WHOA.
Here's the full statement from Agnetha, Benny, Björn and Frida.
ABBA have scored nine Number 1 singles and nine Number 1 albums in the UK, mostly over their active period of 1974–1983. Their greatest hits collection Gold is the second biggest selling album of all time in the UK, with over 5.3 million copies sold. Look back at ABBA's full UK chart history