Belfast Telegraph

Bjorn says Abba reunion is too big to contemplate

By Sherna Noah

Abba star Bjorn Ulvaeus said the pop group will never perform again because it would be "too enormous" - as he unveiled a show charting the rise of the band against the backdrop of "grim" 1970s Britain.

The immersive exhibition at London's Southbank Centre takes visitors inside a dark and dreary British living room, a recreation of the Brighton hotel bedrooms the band slept in following their stunning Eurovision win, a recording studio and an aeroplane cabin.

Ulvaeus (72) said the exhibition made him realise how "impossibly gloomy" Britain was at the time, with a collapsing economy, a three-day working week, and strikes.

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