ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus is launching a radio show on Apple Music. The “Björn from ABBA and Friends’ Radio” show on Apple Music Hits starts Monday.
The limited series includes music and conversations with Ulvaeus’ friends and collaborators, starting in the first episode with his fellow producer, songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Nile Rodgers.
Ulvaeus and Rodgers talk about the secrets of hit-making and why ABBA’s music has remained in the public consciousness.
“I have long wanted to ask some emotionally intelligent as well as intellectual people who know about ABBA about why they think our songs have lasted for such a long time — almost 40 years — because I don’t understand it myself,” the 76-year-old Ulvaeus said.
The show comes amid a major ABBA renaissance. Ulvaeus and bandmates Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and Benny Andersson released their first new music together in four decades in November on the album “Voyager.” And in May, a series of holographic live shows are set to begin, created by the group and George Lucas’ special-effects company, Industrial Light & Magic.
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The Web (i.e. MDN) and subsequent creation of Podcasts have brought an interesting world to anyone who wants to easily read/hear it. I have no idea if Bjorn will fit interesting but the wide casted net for information is undeniable. For anyone who still watches TV for intellectual discussion and debate…..ummmm, really?