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Rebooted Abba set to release new song ‘in September or October’

The 1970s super troupers split up 37 years ago but are planning a virtual tour.

Abba wish their fans goodnight after performing in Sweden (Archive/PA)
Abba wish their fans goodnight after performing in Sweden (Archive/PA)

Abba’s Bjorn Ulvaeus has revealed fans can expect a new song “in September or October” from the four-member Swedish pop group that broke up 37 years ago.

Ulvaeus told Denmark’s Ekstra Bladet tabloid on Wednesday that “it takes an extremely long time” to make the video with the avatars of the group members, adding “it has been delayed for too long”.

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Abba perform at the United Nations General Assembly, in New York (Ron Frehm/AP)

The band earlier said Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Agnetha Faltskog reunited to plan a virtual tour featuring digital avatars, and that one of the two new songs is entitled I Still Have Faith In You.

Abba shot to fame by winning the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with Waterloo, and had big hits in the 1970s including Dancing Queen before splitting up in 1982.

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