ABBA The Concert - The Gold Arrival Tour
Get Ready Australia – ABBA THE CONCERT “The GOLD ARRIVAL Tour” has landed in Australia and set to take the country by storm in 2014 with a two-hour show that will re-live the hits of the Swedish pop phenomenon.
The Seventies will go down in history as the most creative and outrageous era in the history of post 50`s Rock n Roll. The MASSIVE acts that churned out hits ranged from Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Fleetwood Mac… to name a few. Rising from the embers in their native Sweden, a win on the internationally recognised Eurovision song contest in 1974 catapulted ABBA – a group made up of two couples comprising Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Anderson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad – to become a household name.
At the time nobody could predict the impact this band would have on that decade but more so, no one could even imagine how big the band would grow in years to come as generation after generation grew to love their songs. Their popularity is paramount having sold over 370 million albums and singles worldwide and they continue to sell millions of records a year making them one of the best selling music artists of all time.
Blessed with an endless catalogue of perfect pop songs and the ultimate Nordic good-looks, ABBA’s popularity exploded into one of the most remarkable music followings in history. Their songs so instantly recognisable, people from all walks of life and ages succumbed to them.
In Australia, the group’s success was unprecedented, accumulating over twenty top twenty singles, six of which topped the charts including “I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do”, “S.O.S”, “Mamma Mia”, “Fernando”, “Dancing Queen” and “Money, Money, Money”.
“Australia was the first country that took ABBA to heart and we never forgot about that. We always felt a lot of love from audiences there,’’ Ulvaeus told Sydney Morning Herald.
“Britain and America didn’t take us seriously and it wasn’t until S.O.S became a huge hit in Australia that other countries took notice.”
Was it the girl’s incredible voices that blended so sweetly? Or the boy’s uncanny knack of writing such catchy tunes? While everyone’s ABBA memories are inherently different, the elation of an ABBA song is universally celebrated.
“ABBA The Concert: The Gold Arrival Tour” will give Australian audiences a memorable concert experience! A chance to experience why ABBA means so much to us and why they are undoubtedly one of the single most influential groups of the twentieth century. Their music is timeless, their hits infectious, their cultural omnipresent. Prepare to wind back the clock and experience the magic of ABBA as you remember it in a two-hour show that you cannot miss.