I was on stage with the ABBAtars! KOOL 108

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ABBA: Avatars in TV Special


ABBA will return to the U.S. this year -- in digital form.

After turning down countless offers for a reunion tour, the Swedish legends have struck a deal with NBC and the BBC for a TV special starring avatars based on their digital images.  The foursome will perform one ABBA song during the tribute show -- which will also feature other guest artists.

Bjorn Ulvaeus tells the European news service AFP, "The centrepiece‚Ķwill be something I call 'Abbatars'. It is digital versions of ABBA, from 1979... With videos and lip-synching, they'll create digital copies of us from 1979."

Ulvaeus says the digital images -- created by Silicon Valley artists -- will also be used for a live production expected to tour in 2019. (The Local of Sweden)


I visited the ABBA Museum in Stockholm, Sweden a couple of years ago.   You have the opportunity to get up on stage and sing along with ABBA.   

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