Faltskog Hints At ABBA Reunion

Promoters and fans shouldn’t get too excited about ABBA vocalist Agnetha Faltskog telling German paper Welt am Sonntag the band may reunite.

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Former ABBA members Agnetha Fältskog, center, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, right, receive a lifetime achievement award on behalf of the Swedish band.

Live Nation chairman of international music Thomas Johansson has his doubts about it. “No truth, unfortunately,” he told Pollstar.

If there were plans for the act to get back on stage, Johansson – who steered the band’s live career first time around – would almost certainly be in on them.

“Of course it’s something we’re thinking about,” 63-year-old Faltskog told the German weekly.

This may begin a season of ABBA reunion stories.

Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the band’s first hit, “Waterloo,” which won them the Eurovision song contest and catapulted them to fame.

“There seem 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,” she said.

After Eurovision, ABBA had a string of best-selling singles all over the globe including “Mamma Mia,” “Dancing Queen” and “Super Trouper.”