ABBA The Articles: Story, December Agnetha and Frida: "Because of ABBA our marriages failed"
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If I would find the perfect man, then I would get married again. Agnetha has pearl-white teeth and her hair is a crisscross of blonde curls. In a girly whisper, she says: I have phobias, sickening anxieties.
That fear to go out the door is my biggest phobia. I am able to handle some fears that I have, like my fear of flying. Before my plane takes off, I have a drink.
When we are up in the air, I have another one and just before we land another one. A good friend of hers said: She never goes out.
Her whole life revolves around working and her children. I mostly spend my time at home, with my children. I read a lot and I compose songs that I would like to sing myself at some point. They also seem to be scared off by the knowledge that I have built a big career. The thought that I had to continue on my own, drove me crazy.
And it did affect me, when he met Lena. But when he remarried, I cried.
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It hurt a lot and it was so weird that he had found someone else so soon. She has thought a lot about how her life will continue after that. And to feel confident, I need a career. We have stopped travelling with the group. Look at all the damage it has done: It took two years before we eventually agreed to get a divorce. First, we went to a psychiatrist and he helped us to discuss our problems in an honest way. At the end of those two years of continuous talks, we were completely sure that we were making the right decision, believe me.
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There was no tension, but of course there were tears. What do you expect, we had been together for thirteen years! And he was getting ever more jealous, without any reason. They are now living with Agnetha, but their father can see them as often as he wants.
After all, I already have a son and a daughter. They have met each other and all three of us are good friends.
He met Lena 32who is a television personality from Stockholm, at a party that was, ironically, organised by Benny and Frida. Within five months, they were living together. Still, there have been problems. Although we never met him, he inspired Benny and me to start composing songs. I would love to write a play and listen to actors and actresses making my words come to life.
His hands are shaking when he talks about his failed marriage and he is nervously busy with his cigarettes without interruption. We are still friends. We are just not partners in marriage any longer. You can call her that. Frida and I are still friends.
I respect her and she respects me for what we both can do on a musical level. Benny is very nervous. It just happened that we fell in love with two fantastic girls. The fact they could sing was a bonus. Agnetha, the archetypal Nordic blonde, was also a well-known folk singer. They met soon after at a concert and that was that. They married in when she was 21 and he was 26 and by the time of their Eurovision triumph in they were parents to a daughter, Linda, born the previous year.
Son Christian followed in Their manager Stig Anderson thought the name unwieldy and began referring to them in his notes by their initials — ABBA. Their winning song Waterloo and their outrageous satin and velvet outfits chimed with the glam rock trend. Even so the critics were amazed when Abba proved to be more than a one-hit wonder. The surprise for us was when we started to come back.
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I suppose we were talking through the songs. I wrote those lyrics and she sang them with total feeling. The title is not true. Has he heard it?
Did they squabble over who got to sing which song? It was Benny and me who got the occasional leftover. When Madonna wanted to sample a snippet from Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, they insisted on hearing what she had in mind before saying yes.
So when Judy Cramer approached them with the idea of building a musical around their songs, they were sceptical. I thought it could be a fantastic experiment.