This new edition of the best-selling ABBA book has been updated to include details of Mamma Mia!as extraordinary success and the ongoing lives of BjAprn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Agnetha FAcltskog, their music and their personal lives. It has also been substantially revised throughout. As generations of new fans discover ABBAas timeless music, Frida, Agnetha, Benny and BjAprn remain rather shadowy, secretive figures. Their marriages, personal break-ups and superficial biographical details are well knownabbut who exactly are ABBA? How did Norwegian orphan Anni-Frid become a real-life princess? How did folksy Benny and BjAprn become an international pop force to rival Lennon a McCartney? What happened to blonde Agnetha who smiled a lot but never really looked happy? And how many billions have Abba been offered to reform? World renowned ABBA expert Carl Magnus Palmas acute understanding of the culture of his native Sweden offers a unique insight into the group, and their sometimes dark personal stories. Bright Lights Dark Shadows: The Real Story of ABBA is the ultimate account of the rise and fall of a legendary group and a biography of rare perception.By the end of 1975, the ABBA album had sold 450, 000 copies domestically, a figure that in itself broke the previous ... PerhapsAgnethaand Fridaa#39;s albums would have come alittle closer to the Abbafigures iftheya#39;d beenableto promote them more. ... Linda cries, pulls my trousers and wants me to come and play with her.
|Title||:||Abba: Bright Lights Dark Shadows|
|Author||:||Carl Magnus Palm|
|Publisher||:||Music Sales Limited - 2014-02-20|