Mamma Mia! ABBA Have Reunited And Made Their First New Music In 35 Years

Iconic Swedish pop group ABBA, otherwise known as the soundtrack to every wedding reception you’ve ever attended, have officially reunited, and will be releasing their first new music in 35 years.

In a statement posted to their official Instagram last night, the band said:

The decision to go ahead with the exciting ABBA avatar tour project had an exciting unintended consequence. We all four felt that, after some 35 years, it could be fun to join forces again and go into the recording studio. So we did. And it was like time had stood still and we had only been away on a short holiday. An extremely joyful experience!

It resulted in two new songs and one of them ‘I Still Have Faith In You’ will be performed by our digital avatars in a TV special produced by NBC and the BBC aimed for broadcasting in December.

We may have come of age, but the song is new. And it feels good.

ABBA, which consists of Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Agnetha Fältskog, won Eurovision in 1974 with their song ‘Waterloo‘.

They had a string of hits including ‘Dancing Queen‘, ‘The Winner Takes It All‘ and ‘Money, Money Money’, before breaking up in 1982, when both couples in the band had divorced.

Their upcoming TV special is set to kick off a tour that will see CGI versions of the four members performing around the world. There is no word yet on when the second new song might be released.