ABBA have dominated out a biopic whereas they’re nonetheless alive.
Bjorn Ulvaeus has insisted he would not need an actor to play him on the large display screen in a movie like Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ or Sir Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’ and doubts his bandmates would both.
The founding member of the long-lasting Swedish pop outfit – additionally comprising Benny Andersson, Agnetha Faltskog and Frida Lyndstad – mentioned: “I don’t suppose we’d need that truly, I actually know myself I wouldn’t need an actor – not whereas I’m alive – to play me on the large display screen and I don’t suppose the others would really like that both.”
The ‘Dancing Queen’ hitmakers will launch their first new music in 4 many years very quickly forward of their much-delayed avatars tour.
The group have recorded 5 new songs – together with ‘I Nonetheless Have Religion In You’ and’ Do not Shut Me Down’ – for the reveals.
In the meantime, the 75-year-old star has prompt ABBA receiving “nul factors” from the UK on the 1974 Eurovision Tune Contest – which they received with ‘Waterloo’ – might’ve been a part of a “crafty” plan.
Bjorn advised ‘BBC Breakfast’: “It actually might have been.
“As a result of the Brits had been the primary ones to embrace us after profitable, so the jury might have been as crafty as that – [it’s] very possible truly.
“As a result of it is sort of unusual they’d give us zero factors. It appears like they had been making an attempt to do one thing crafty.”
The UK’s entrant, Olivia Newton-John, was a favorite to win with ‘Lengthy Reside Love’, however advised shut pal Frida that she knew they’d declare victory over her.
Bjorn added: “Frida is an effective pal with Olivia. She says that Olivia knew that we’d win.”
After profitable the competition, ABBA went on to have large success, promoting round 200 million information worldwide.
The ‘Waterloo’ group went their separate methods in 1982 on the peak of their profession.
They carried out collectively for the primary time in many years in 2016 at a non-public occasion, which marked the fiftieth anniversary of the primary assembly between songwriters Bjorn and Benny.