Sweden: ABBA discuss possible reunion for 40th Eurovision Anniversary

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The 1974 Swedish Eurovision winners, ABBA, have discussed the possibility of a reunion to mark the 40th anniversary of their victory in Brighton with their classic hit Waterloo.

Although already household names in their native Sweden; ABBA were virtual unknowns on the international music scene when they went to Brighton with their 1974 entry for Sweden, Waterloo. As the 2014 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest approaches next year there have been discussions of Abba reuniting to mark this special anniversary of their historic win.

Agnetha Faltskog was quoted as saying in a recent interview with the German newspaper ‘Welt am Sonntag/Die Welt:  Of course it’s something we’re thinking about. There seems to be plans to do something to mark this anniversary in some way. But I can’t say at this point what will come of them.

Faltskog also added that of any possible reunion/celebration plans that she would only like to be informed at the last minute-If such an event should take place, and I knew well in advance, I would wreck my head over it all the time. I do not want to think of it-just do it.

Agnetha has recently resurrected her singing career with the album A and her singles When you really loved someone and Dance your pain away. The album itself reached number 6 in the UK Official Top 40 Albums Chart whilst also enjoying similar chart success across Europe this summer.

ABBA also recently gave their blessing to the opening of the first ABBA Museum in Stockholm earlier this year.

Whether this will be as part of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen or in some other visual media or live format what can be guaranteed is this is one of the first signs in a significantly long time that ABBA a has discussed any plans of re-unification on the world stage together.

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