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Björn Ulvaeus admits ABBA’s last album Voyage will be their FINAL

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Björn Ulvaeus admits ABBA's last album Voyage will be their FINAL

They made a remarkable comeback to the music scene this year, releasing their first album in 40 years.

But Björn Ulvaeus has revealed ABBA‘s current album Voyage may be their final one as he discussed the future of their music.

During an interview on Thursday’s Lorraine, hosted by Andi Peters, the songwriter, 76, also spoke of the time ABBA were considered ‘uncool’ in the 1980’s.

Sad: Björn Ulvaeus has revealed ABBA's current album Voyage may be their final one as he discussed the future of their music on Thursday's GMB

Sad: Björn Ulvaeus has revealed ABBA's current album Voyage may be their final one as he discussed the future of their music on Thursday's GMB

Sad: Björn Ulvaeus has revealed ABBA’s current album Voyage may be their final one as he discussed the future of their music on Thursday’s GMB

As they chatted about the group’s big comeback to the charts, Björn told how it feels ‘good’ to be back, admitting the hysteria around the return of ABBA has been somewhat ‘overwhelming’, adding: ‘reactions have been phenomenal’.

However, despite his words, the star hinted that the Swedish group have no plans to get back in the studio.  

He explained: ‘Well, I’m never gonna say never but I don’t think so. 

‘We’ve had lots of fan letters of course from all over the world, asking us to make more, from Berlin and Paris and other places… but I think this is the last one.’

Despite this, the chart-topper told that writing their last album was ‘inspiring’ and that he and bandmates Agnetha Fältskog, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad ‘didn’t know what to expect’ when they walked into the studio,

However, things soon came together when the ladies took to the mic and along came ‘the unique ABBA sounds’.

Meanwhile, despite ABBA being one of the most popular bands in the world with hits including Dancing Queen, Waterloo and Mamma Mia, Björn told of a time that ABBA were not cool.

He said: ‘That was at the beginning of the ’80s, when people thought we were kind of uncool. But that ended by the end of the ’80s and from then on, we’ve been cool I think!’

Elsewhere, he discussed what it’s like being up for a Grammy award and facing fiece competition, with Björn noting ‘It’s fun to be nominated anyway.’

He added that his competitors including Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are great, especially Lady Gaga as she’s ‘both a great artist and writer’.

We'll miss you: He said of making new music: 'Well, I'm never gonna say never but I don't think so. We've had lots of fan letters asking us to make more but I think this is the last one'

We'll miss you: He said of making new music: 'Well, I'm never gonna say never but I don't think so. We've had lots of fan letters asking us to make more but I think this is the last one'

We’ll miss you: He said of making new music: ‘Well, I’m never gonna say never but I don’t think so. We’ve had lots of fan letters asking us to make more but I think this is the last one’

Abba, who have made a remarkable comeback to the music scene after 40 years, could rake in ‘almost £1billion’ from a bidding war started by three Las Vegas hotels who are desperate to secure the band’s new concert show.

According to reports, MGM Resorts, Caesars Palace and Resorts World are battling it out to come up trumps and host the supergroup’s Abbatar concert show, Abba Voyage.

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The groundbreaking show kicks off in East London next May and insiders revealed to The Sun that it is hoped the show will move over the pond. 

The quartet will appear as digitally created versions of themselves alongside a ten-piece band. 

The source said: ‘The dream would be for the show to move to the States after its London run and in Vegas, it’s believed it could make almost £1billion.

‘Plans at the moment are ­centred around a suggested 2024 opening which would coincide with the 50th anniversary of their Eurovision win and the release of chart-topper Waterloo.

‘Abba’s appeal is global and it would be a huge showcase to have this new avatar technology on the Vegas Strip.’

Comeback: Voyage was released earlier this year, going straight in at the number 1 spot in 18 countries, including the UK (pictured 1974)

Comeback: Voyage was released earlier this year, going straight in at the number 1 spot in 18 countries, including the UK (pictured 1974)

Comeback: Voyage was released earlier this year, going straight in at the number 1 spot in 18 countries, including the UK (pictured 1974)

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