Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Vinyl

Finally received my copy of Benny’s wonderful album “Piano” on vinyl...

Abba Gold

Following the Abba docu-drama which was shown on UK television last night “Abba Gold” is now at number 6 on the Amazon Movers And Shakers album chart...

Monday, 18 December 2017

Poster

This poster was included in issue 13 of the International Abba Magazine which was published in December 1982...

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Abba Exhibition

To read this article covering Abba and the exhibition at the Southbank Centre click here....

Keyrings

Two Abba keyrings purchased from the Southbank Centre gift shop during my visit to the exhibition at the weekend...

Magnets

Here are some Abba magnets which I purchased from the Abba gift shop at the Southbank Centre...

Southbank Centre

A few of the items available at the Abba gift shop in the Southbank Centre...






Southbank Centre

Entrance to the Abba exhibition at the Southbank Centre in London....

Southbank Centre

A few pictures I took yesterday outside the Southbank Centre in London...




Saturday, 16 December 2017

Southbank Centre

Yesterday I visited the new Abba exhibition at the Southbank Centre in London - I am not going to give too much away because the layout, and in particular how you move from room to room, I thought was very interesting and in some cases quite funny.

For me the best part of the whole experience was the re-creation of Polar studios where you had the chance to play with the mix of “Money, Money, Money”. You were able to remove everything other than the lead vocals (amazing !) and also listen to parts of the backing vocals which I had never noticed before after all these years.

A few of the other highlights for my were Benny’s boots from the 1979 Tour, Agnetha’s headphones from the “Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight)” video and seeing how small some of Agnetha and Frida’s original costumes were !

Although I have been to the Abba Museum and also visited Abba World when it was in London the whole experience made the visit more than worthwhile and I would recommend it to anyone who is in London over the next few months.

There was no photography allowed within the exhibition itself so the pictures I have are from outside the hall and the gift shop.


Friday, 15 December 2017

1979 Singles

In 1979 Abba released five singles in the UK which spent an amazing 51 weeks in the charts...

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Channel 5

Channel 5 in the UK are broadcasting a show titled “Abba - When All Is Said And Done” at 9pm on Monday 18th December - see more details below...

Article

To read this article from The Guardian click here....

Monday, 11 December 2017

Benny

Click here to jump to this article which includes an audio interview which Benny....

Nativity

To read this article about an Abba themed nativity play click here...

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Abba Dolls

To read this article about the sale of a full set of Abba dolls click here...

Friday, 8 December 2017

Exhibition

Here is another article on the Abba exhibition at the Southbank Centre in London - to read the article click here...

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Exhibition

To read this article which mentions the new Abba exhibition openining in London this month click here..

Benny

To read this interview with Benny from The Big Issue magazine click here....

Monday, 4 December 2017

Agnetha

Issue 19 of the Abba Magazine included a two page feature telling Agnetha’s story in a comic strip format...

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Saturday, 2 December 2017

Abba Article

To read this article from The Guardian about the new Abba exhibition in London click here...

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Poster

This poster was included in issue 9 of the Abba Magazine...

Pictures

A few pictures from issue 9 of the Abba Magazine which was published in November 1978...

Frida

On the 28th November 2004 Frida appeared on TV in Germany with Jon Lord performing their track “The Sun Will Shine Again”...

Friday, 24 November 2017

Poster

This poster of Frida was included in issue 12 of the International Abba Magazine which was published in November 1982...

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Article

This brief Abba article is included in the latest issue of Classic Pop magazine...

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Pictures

More pictures from issue 29 of the Abba Magazine which was published in November 1980...

Poster

Agnetha poster from issue 29 of the Abba Magazine...

Wednesday, 15 November 2017