Only on September 18, 19 and 20 will the biggest movie event for ABBA fans from all over Europe take place in cinemas: ABBA: The Movie – Fan Event. A meeting that offers an extraordinary immersive “sing-along” experience designed for cinemas: a crucial party for fans from all over the world to sing and dance with the band just like they did 46 years ago in their heyday, and participate alongside Agnetha Fältskog. , Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid “Frida” Lyngstad in the concert you’ve always wanted to experience, go back in time and rediscover all the power and emotion of that time. The cinema, which invites audiences to the theaters with an ABBA-style dress code, will feature a remastered version of the 1977 film directed by Academy Award nominee Lasse Hallström, as well as a host of extras, including a special behind-the-scenes phenomenal and groundbreaking ABBA London show Voyage (watched by over 1 million fans worldwide), a short video preview of ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, subtitled videos of the most popular songs, extremely rare footage from the 1977 tour, an unmissable event celebrating ABBA’s enduring legacy.
“ABBA: The Movie – Fan Event” tells the story of a radio DJ who chases the band around Australia to get an interview, while ABBA’s diligent bodyguard does everything to stop it. With behind-the-scenes footage and full-length performances from some of ABBA’s biggest hits like “Dancing Queen”, “Tiger”, “Name Of The Game” and “Eagle”, the event is a testament to all the magic and charisma that has made ABBA one of the world’s most famous bands in the history of music, offering a close and fascinating look at a band at the height of its popularity. Directed by Lasse Hallström during a sold-out tour of Australia, the film, in its restored version, will take viewers on a journey to the 70s when disco and ABBA were king. “ABBA: The Movie – Fan Event” will also feature a post-show singing moment with official videos for “Chiquitita”, “Waterloo” and “Voulez-Vous”.
Mia Segolsson, Managing Director of Polar Music International, explains: “I’m thrilled to finally be able to bring the iconic ABBA The Movie back to the world after almost 50 years since its debut. What better way to experience ABBA in its heyday than on the big screen with fans old and new? ‘ABBA The Movie’ is a testament to the magic that has been and continues to be part of ABBA today.” ABBA can be called a milestone in the history of music. They still occupy pride of place in the music charts of the world today, despite the fact that almost 50 years have passed since the beginning of their career. Universal Music Group is the sole owner of the group’s entire recorded repertoire. In Italy, the ABBA catalog is also marketed through the online store. “ABBA: The Movie – Fan Event” is distributed in Italian cinemas exclusively by Nexo Digital in collaboration with media partners Radio Capital, Radio Deejay, MYMovies.it and in collaboration with Universal Music Italia.
NOTHING BUT THIVES DOUBLE DATES IN MILAN
On the back of the success of I-Days Milano Coca Cola, Nothing But Thieves are doubling the date in Milan with a new concert on February 27, 2024 at Fabrique, which complements the already announced February 26, again at Fabrique. Nothing But Thieves will hit the road with their fourth album, “Dead Club City”, released on June 30 via RCA/Sony Music, which peaked at number one on the UK Albums Chart. Inside it are also two singles “Welcome to the DCC” and “Overcome”, which hit the top 50 and top 70 of Italian radio.
SEVEN LIVE IN ITALY FOR ROBERT PLANT
Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin’s historic leader, arrives in Italy with seven concerts to present the acoustic show “Saving Grace” with Susie Diane. The tour, announced by D’Alessandro and Galli, will start on August 26 from Lignano Sabbiadoro, then move to Macerata, Taormina, Bari, Ostia Antica, Milan and end on September 6 in Vicenza. “Saving Grace”, a project featuring Robert Plant and Susie Diane (vocals), Oli Jefferson (percussion), Tony Kelsey (mandolin, baritone and acoustic guitar) and Matt Worley (banjo, acoustic and baritone guitar, cuatro). his debut came in early 2019 with a series of surprise gigs at smaller venues in England, Wales and Ireland, followed by three shows in the UK in support of the Fairport Convention. In intimate performances, the band drew on a repertoire of “MUSIC inspired by the dreamlike scenery of the Welsh Marches”, songs that embrace Plant’s varied tastes and influences, in particular his lifelong passion for British and American folk, spirituals and traditional blues, including a number of favorite standards and longtime favorites of Doc. Watson, Donovan, Moby Grape and Lowe and others.
THE STRUTS’ NEW ALBUM “PRETTY VICIOUS” IS OUT NOVEMBER 3
The charismatic quartet of British rockers known as The Struts have announced their fourth studio album, debuting on Big Machine/John Varvatos Records. Available for pre-order, the 11-track album “Pretty Vicious” will be released on November 3rd. The platinum-selling titans of rock who collaborated with Kesha and Tom Morello and opened for the Rolling Stones and Foo Fighters (the latter called them “the best opening band we’ve ever had”) seem to have finally reached its peak. Produced by The Struts alongside Julian Raymond (Freddie Mercury, Insane Clown Posse) and executive producer Scott Borchetta, the band managed to infuse the energy of their arena into some of the most intense and emotional songs they’ve ever created. “This record highlights each member’s strengths,” Spiller says of their upcoming album. “This is my favorite music we’ve ever made. This is the record everyone’s been waiting for.” The dashing single “Too Good at Raising Hell” is available now on all digital platforms. In the accompanying video, directed by Chris Applebaum (Rihanna, Miley Cyrus), the band’s horn-suited vocalist sassily reflects on the consequences of a lifestyle of wild parties and rock ‘n’ roll. With a driving chorus and rumbling guitars, the new song is the perfect introduction to a new and improved sound filled with roaring melodies ready to hit the arena.
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