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ABBA: Live At Wembley Arena

Chris Charlesworth, Just Backdated, November 2014

ABBA NEVER REALLY wanted to bother with performing live at all. They would have preferred to be a studio band, a bit like Steely Dan, content to stay at home in Stockholm where they produced their multi-layered perfect pop at the Polar Studios during working hours so that Agnetha could get back to her kids, Björn could tag along – perhaps unwillingly – Benny could relax with a large Scotch in the knowledge of a job well done, and Frida, the only member of Abba frustrated by this arrangement, could ponder on what might have been.

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