Sweden: Cher releases Dancing queen cover album of ABBA’s hits

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What a surprise and great pleasure for many fans! Cher, the beloved singer who has been enjoying a long-term music career sees the release of her brand new album Dancing queen, 5 years after her latest album Closer to the truth. But this album is something really special for the Eurovision lovers. It is a cover album of the legendary Eurovision winners of ABBA!

What inspired her to do that?

Despite her age, it all seems that Cher is still and will be for long an active and influential person within the global music industry. Dancing queen is now unveiled after Cher’s participation in Mamma mia! Here we go again movie, which premiered in July.

The famous artist and activist offered her voice and recorded covers of Fernando and Super Trouper songs and that was actually her inspiration for recording an entire ABBA cover album. The album consists of a total of 10 songs, with the 1974 winning entry Waterloo being the 5th track.

While recording the 10 covers between May and August, Cher had written on Twitter:

After filming Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, I was reminded again of what great and timeless songs they wrote and started thinking, ‘Why not do an album of their music?’ The songs were harder to sing than I imagined but I’m so happy with how the music came out. I’m really excited for people to hear it. It’s a perfect time!

Following its release last Friday, you may now enjoy the album via all online music platforms:

The album’s songs have reached very high numbers of YouTube views. Moreover, there is yet another record which breaks for the highly-acclaimed singer: Dancing queen is now on the on th top of Billboard music charts, surpassing a 3rd place which was her best performance so far.

As part of the album’s promotion, Cher has now embarked on her Here we go again tour, which will consist of 44 gigs between Oceania and North America. The tour started on 21 September and will be on until 19 May 2019.

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