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Bright Lights Dark Shadows : The Real Story of Abba - Carl Magnus Palm

Bright Lights Dark Shadows

The Real Story of Abba


Published: 1st August 2008
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This is an updated edition of the critically acclaimed biography of Abba bringing the story right up to date.

It contains new after word which includes details of how all four members attended the Swedish opening of "Mamma Mia" in 2005 - but they were not seated together. How "Mamma Mia" keeps getting more successful and was made into a film that premiered in July 2008.

It also covers how Benny is enjoying domestic success with his band Benny Andersson's orkester, how Bjorn has emerged as a spokesman for the Swedish Humanist Association, how Frida leads a low-key life out of the spotlight and how the story of Agnetha and her boyfriend turned stalker continues.

About the Author

Stockholm based writer Carl Magnus Palm is recognised as the world's foremost Abba historian. His earlier books include Abba : The Complete Recording Sessions, which was based on extensive interviews with all four Abba members, From Abba to Mamma Mia, a collaboration with Anders Hanser, photographer and close friend of Abba. Palm was involved in putting together the Abba CD Box Set Thank You For The Music and has also contributed liner notes to several Abba related CDs most notably the remastered version of the compilation album Abba Gold and the re-issue of Abba's original albums.

Compelling and incredibly detailed...essential reading. MOJOA powerful, moving read. THE TIMES

ISBN: 9781847724199
ISBN-10: 1847724191
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 1st August 2008
Publisher: Omnibus Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.3 x 12.8  x 3.4
Weight (kg): 641
Edition Number: 1