ABBA Trivia Questions & Answers | Page 4 | Music A-C
Björn and Agnetha were the first to get together. And what about relations between Agnetha and fiery Frida whom As usual, I will have to keep these questions unanswered this time as well, because I don't know myself. Björn Ulvaeus and Frida Lyngstad speak to Tim Jonze about sadness, in the married sense (Björn and Agnetha Fältskog; Frida and Benny Andersson), and two Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video. . So, how did Frida feel having to sing about the her own relationship?. Agnetha and Björn separated on Christmas Day show of professionalism to ABBA, they didn't let their personal problems get in the way of the success of the band. Benny and Frida really had noticed that their marriage was over.AGNETHA FÄLTSKOG i BJÖRN ULVAEUS........... my love, my life( ABBA)
Within two years, Frida and Benny were also divorced. Astonishingly, they carried on — much to the intrigue of their fans and the media. Frida remembers her own way of dealing with the split from Benny: I cut my hair very short, you know, very spiky and I became another woman in a way. So it manifested itself mostly like that.
ABBA The Articles: Privé, July The never-before-told sadness of ABBA
And to prove it, we did some of our best stuff after that. The band became known for their ability to counterpoint joyous melodies with melancholic, even depressing, lyrics. So, how did Frida feel having to sing about the her own relationship? The fact he then arranged for his former wife to sing it has sometimes been portrayed as an act of sadism, although he begs to differ: I think she loved those words. Unfashionable at their peak, Abba have spent the time since they stopped recording slowly moving away from being the kind of pleasure people class as "guilty".
Still, it seems unlikely that they will ever be held in the same regard as their heroes, the Beatles or the Beach Boys — not that this appears to bother them. He really writes openly about drugs — all kind of drugs — and I suppose that was the environment there and then.
He also looks exceedingly youthful for a man who turned 68 last week and has the twinkliest eyes.
We discovered a friendship and started to work together. And then we met the girls. They happened to be great singers, one a soprano and one a mezzo. It just happened that we fell in love with two fantastic girls. The fact they could sing was a bonus.
New Abba exhibition to shed light on inter-band marriages
Agnetha, the archetypal Nordic blonde, was also a well-known folk singer. They met soon after at a concert and that was that. They married in when she was 21 and he was 26 and by the time of their Eurovision triumph in they were parents to a daughter, Linda, born the previous year. Son Christian followed in Their manager Stig Anderson thought the name unwieldy and began referring to them in his notes by their initials — ABBA.
Their winning song Waterloo and their outrageous satin and velvet outfits chimed with the glam rock trend.
Frida and I are still friends. I respect her and she respects me for what we both can do on a musical level. Benny is very nervous. Therefore, the group would be able to survive ours as well.
And our dreams of becoming superstars have exceeded our wildest imagination. We love our musical creations and as long as we do that, we will keep on going. What we are doing now, is not a skilful job. I like to create music, create a melody from nothing. We never thought that we would get as big as we are now. After all, we are just ordinary people, leading a normal life. In the morning, we go to our job, we go to restaurants a couple of times a week, and at the weekend we go out boating.
ABBA Trivia Questions & Answers : Page 4
I think all of this has happened without us having any influence on the matter. He thinks the group will last for two more years, or two more albums. After the two-hour conversation, during which Benny drank three cups of coffee and smoked half a pack of cigarettes, he sums up his feelings about ABBA.
We are mainly family people with a strong family background. We are not the angels that some people think we are. We are normal people with all the problems that normal people experience as well.
But the dark-haired singer, that got divorced not too long ago, carefully hides him away from publicity. But she did introduce him to her ex-husband Benny, and all three of them are good friends, according to Frida.
The beauty with the flame red hair denies that her lover is her chauffeur Lars Blomberg, like many newspapers reported. He is a rich Swedish businessman.
ABBA Omnibus - Questions & answers
Benny and I are good friends and we like each other a lot. We just grew apart due to different interests in life. We talked and talked and talked and eventually we both came to the conclusion that a divorce was the only way out. When he had told Frida, they started talking about a divorce. A good friend says: There was a lot of crying and talking, but once he had told her, there was no turning back and a divorce was inevitable. More than the others, she feels like a victim of inaccurate, twisted and made-up stories.
They only see the fun side, our costumes, the things we do, the things that all those made-up stories are saying.