By Carl Magnus Palm

"This new version of the best-selling ABBA publication has been up to date to incorporate info of Mamma Mia!'s amazing good fortune and the continued lives of Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Agnetha Fältskog, their song and their own lives. It has additionally been considerably revised throughout.

As generations of recent enthusiasts become aware of ABBA's undying song, Frida, Agnetha, Benny and Björn stay really shadowy, secretive figures. Their marriages, own break-ups and superficial biographical information are good known...but who precisely are ABBA?

How did Norwegian orphan Anni-Frid develop into a real-life princess?
How did folksy Benny and Björn turn into a world pop strength to rival Lennon & McCartney?
What occurred to blonde Agnetha who smiled much yet by no means fairly appeared happy?
And what number billions have Abba been provided to reform?

World popular ABBA professional Carl Magnus Palm's acute figuring out of the tradition of his local Sweden deals a distinct perception into the crowd, and their occasionally darkish own stories.

Bright lighting fixtures darkish Shadows: the genuine tale of ABBA is the last word account of the increase and fall of a mythical team and a biography of infrequent belief.

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Abba: Bright Lights Dark Shadows (updated edition)

"This re-creation of the best-selling ABBA ebook has been up-to-date to incorporate information of Mamma Mia! 's outstanding luck and the continuing lives of Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Agnetha Fältskog, their track and their own lives. It has additionally been considerably revised all through.

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