Behind the scenes at ABBA WORLD

28 07 2009

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Abba fans around the world will soon be able to visit a touring exhibition dedicated to the Swedish group.

As well as memorabilia such as stage costumes, instruments and gold discs, Abba World will also feature interactive technology never seen before.

The first city to host the exhibition will be announced at the end of August, but the BBC has been given access for a world exclusive preview.

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Please note the site will not be updated for the next two weeks!





Benny in Dagens Nyheter

26 07 2009

928660836In todays Dagens Nyheter there is a large feature on Benny. You can also read the features on the Dagens Nyheter web site. To read the article in English follow this link.

Benny says that “THE DAY BEFORE YOU CAME” is a great song and that there is something special about this song, the stays with him today, and it’s  both  the text and  the way Agnetha sings it.  “It is seldom I feel like that before  about something I wrote myself”.





Benny & Annie Lennox!

24 07 2009

During the Ken Bruce show on BBC Radio 2,  featuring Benny Andersson” Tracks of my years”, Benny has expressed his desire to have Annie Lennox appear at the Proms concert “Thank you for the Music” . He says he’d love for Annie to join them and he knows the perfect song he’d like her to sing -“The Day Before You Came”. As yet Annie has not been confirmed to appear, but the invitation is now open to her from the man himself, how could she refuse! 

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Also confirmed so far are Elaine Paige, Russell Watson, Benny Andersson Band, Orsa Spellman,the cast of MAMMA MIA! Jason Donovan & John Barrowman.

THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC A Celebration Of The Music Of Abba for the 2009 Proms will be recorded by the BBC. The concert will be played on BBC radio 2 and a possible TV showing on BBC4. There are no plans at this early stage for a CD or DVD release.





CHESS IN CONCERT DELUXE EDITION

21 07 2009

The Limited edition (2,000 copies) of CHESS IN CONCERT has now been released after a slight delay.   The package comes with a sheet music book the digi pack of 2 CD/1 DVD + the Mp3 download of the full concert!  CHESSICDELX

The UK relase of the nornal CD and DVD is not out until September 14th!





WIN A SIGNED COPY OF STORY OF A HEART

16 07 2009
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Benny signing the CDs!

When we met up with Benny & Co in London in July,  Benny was kind enough to sign some copies of  STORY OF A HEART for a great competition. We also have some very special surprises for the winner! You could also win access to the restricted area for a special performance by Benny and Helen!!! The competition closes on August 1st.





STORY OF A HEART – RUSSIA

14 07 2009

BERUSUniversal have released STORY OF A HEART in Russia. The CD comes with this unique OBI.





AUSTRALIAN MM 10th ANNIVERSARY WEB SITE

13 07 2009

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The web site for the 10th Anniversary tour of Australia is now up and running. For information on tickets etc visit the site. Click on the picture to be taken to the site.





2010 ABBA CALENDAR

6 07 2009

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Benny Andersson In London #2

6 07 2009

The Telegraph &  Evening Standard Review of  Benny Andersson Band + CD ReviewBENSOSGR1

Benny will be on BBC Breakfast Tuesday Morning (7/7/09) and Radio 2 on Thursday





BENNY IN LONDON

5 07 2009

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Back from London after an amazing day seeing Benny play live for 3 hours!!!!!!  For all the information and photos visit the Benny Page on the website. We have photos from the concert and the all important back stage party! A big  THANK YOU to Gorel for giving us access to Benny,Helen and Tommy etc. Photos of the meeting will be posted very soon on the web site.

AFTONBLADET & EXPRESSEN both have stories about the London Show.

Aftonbladet’s story Headlines:  “Panic broke out when fans hit ABBA-Benny” 
 “There are children here!” Three guards surrounded Benny Andersson as the suspected danger.”!

BENNY @ HAMPSTEAD HEATH
BENNY @ HAMPSTEAD HEATH