ABBA songs re-conquer success charts after forty years (video)
The two new songs are also available in traditional, CD, and vinyl versions.
Abba’s two new songs reached the top ten on the UK charts. The last time there was an example was in December 1981 that the band’s songs were very prominent on the British Singles Chart.
Two songs from the legendary Swedish pop band’s new album, November, I Still Believe in You and Don’t Shut Me, can be ranked at number six and seven in the Official Charts website According to published estimates based on online sales and plays. Since the release of Don’t Shut Me Down last week, it has been the most downloaded song in the UK. The two tracks have been played more than 500,000 times every weekend.
Released on November 5, Voyage is ABBA’s first album in 39 years. In addition to eight new songs, two modifications will be heard, Just a Notion and Bumblebee, of which only a beta version was previously known. The album is said to have received nearly 40,000 pre-orders in the UK in less than 24 hours. The first of the new songs will be the Christmas song Little Things.
The new ABBA era will continue next year with a concert featuring digital versions of the four band members in London, in the dedicated ABBA Arena.