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In the 1970s, ABBA was a real force in music industry. The Swedish band has sold over 380 million albums as well as singles since they started their career in the year 1972. With tracks like “Mamma Mia,” “S.O.S.,” “Dancing Queen,” “Super Trouper” and “The Winner Takes It All”, it is not at all tough to see how the group carved out their place in the whole music history.
Because of all the successes of the band, still “ABBA Mania” is in total effect as well as their coming to the Popejoy Hall. The traveling concert takes people back in time by remaking the Swedish band’s body of work. In the year 1999, it debuted on West End in London and has been touring across the world since that time.
This is the cause why Alison Ward is now having the time of her life. Alison, who plays Agnetha Fältskog’s parts in the band, told that allowing the role has allowed her to tour the world. In a recent interview, she told that they are so busy that each new day brings a whole new destination, She rarely have time to do a lot of things outside of work. It has been tough to find down time but she is having the time of her life.
Ward is a Liverpool, and has been part of the gig since the year 2011. Because she grew up in Britain, where this Swedish band was very well known, it was easy for Ward to have access to the music of the band. That served lead to the singer to follow her dreams and quest after a career in performance and music.
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The World Class International ABBA Tribute Show ABBA REUNION, is all set to hit Southampton – on Saturday October 11 for just one night starring the real ‘Frida’ from West End. Having taken the whole world, and especially Europe, by storm in the year 1974 when they became the Eurovision Song Contest champ, ABBA went on the top of pop songs charts across the world, for well over ten years. Their most loved tracks have featured in few of the most popular movies of the last 30 years that even includes Queen of the Desert, Muriel’s Wedding and The Adventures of Pricilla.
In the year 1999, their tracks were adapted into the highly successful musical named Mamma Mia that had grossed more than $2 billion across the world and introduced a new generation to pop tracks that includes “Take A Chance On Me”, “Knowing Me, Knowing You”, “Money, Money, Money”, “Thank You for the Music”, “Voulez Vous,” “SOS” and “The Winner Takes It All.”
Meanwhile, this well known Swedish band snatched 28% of the votes, as per a leading UK based tabloid, in a poll fixed after Kate Bush’s well known return to the stage. The 2nd spot went to well known United States rockers Guns N’ Roses as well as well known indie band Oasis were 3rd in the survey of one thousand UK music rooters.
The Smiths, who parted ways in the year 1987, came in 4th spot while Faith No More, which recently declared their 1st album in around 18 years, were in 5th spot, in the Samsung poll.