Meeting Benny Andersson

Meeting Benny Andersson

Thank you to everyone who contributed their fantastic stories of meeting Benny. They have been incredible to read, encompassing some very personal meetings. Thanks too for the many great pictures. In the end, I could not include everybody or devote the time required to format everything for the website, so I have put together a pdf which you can read on the site or download. There really are some great stories included. I know there has been a long wait to get to read either yours or others' stories but I am sure you will think that it was…
Benny Anderssons Orkester new single out now

Benny Anderssons Orkester new single out now

Helen Sjöholm and Tommy Körberg provide the vocals on BAO's moving cover of ABBA's One Man, One Woman recorded live in 2019 at Skansen, in Stockholm. The single is available from today in physical and digital formats. One Man, One Woman recorded live at Skansen by Benny Anderssons Orkester The song originally appeared on ABBA's The Album with lead vocals by Frida and while never released as a single, has always been a fan favourite. The original has some Benny Andersson backing vocals on the second verse that have been compared to those of The Beach Boys. We hope…
The ABBA Voyage journey

The ABBA Voyage journey

Upon the release of ABBA’s much anticipated first studio album in 40 years, we take a look back at how the music and forthcoming stage show ABBA Voyage evolved. The ABBA Voyage digital representations of Björn, Agnetha, Frida and Benny When ABBA decided to ‘take a break’ in 1982 the world and even the band members themselves thought it was probably the end of the road. However, fast-forward forty years and to the delight of fans worldwide, ABBA are back with a 10 track album, ABBA Voyage, featuring all new or previously unreleased songs and a virtual-reality show of…
One Man, One Woman – new BAO single

One Man, One Woman – new BAO single

Benny has just finished mixing a live recording from Skansen in 2019 of Benny Anderssons Orkester with Helen Sjöholm and Tommy Körberg performing the ABBA favourite One Man, One Woman.If all goes to plan it will be released this month! Catalogue number and final artwork will be revealed in the coming weeks.
Kristina från Duvemåla concert at Dalhalla in 2022

Kristina från Duvemåla concert at Dalhalla in 2022

Kristina från Duvemåla, the Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus masterpiece will be performed at Dalhalla on Saturday 13 August 2022. Dalhalla is an internationally established event venue that has been described as one of the most mesmerising and beautiful outdoor arenas in Europe. During the summer months, a wide range of events are arranged which attract close to 100,000 visitors. A spectacular Swedish venue for a Swedish musical classic ‎Dalhalla, or Draggängarna as it was previously called, is the name of a former limestone quarry. In the lead roles of Kristina and Karl Oskar are Viktoria Tocca and John…