I was a little right. And now I'm excited, I can't wait to read the book from her perspective. Aftonbladet writes today:
ABBA-Frida has put words to the tragedies in her life.
I ”Skavlan” she reveals her plans of writing a book about her life. Writing has helped me when I have gone through harder periods of my life, Anni-Frid Lyngstad says.
I SVT:s talkshow "Skavlan" on Friday Frida, 68 makes a rare performance. When the show was taped the ABBA-icon that she us working on a book about her life. A life filled wit pop star dreams coming true but also of deep sorrow. In 1998 her 30 year old daughter Ann Lise-Lotte Casper in a car accident in the USA. The following year Anni-Frid's husband, price Ruzzo Reuss von Plauen from cancer. He was only 49 years old.
– I have always written a lot. Nothing that I have published. But in my pivate life it has helped me go throughs things, The book will not be just a regular memoir and the date for publishing is't decided yet. - I would more call it a "story" not just a "memoir", - But of course I am involved but in a bif of a different way she tells Fredrik Skavlan.
Anni-Frid Synny Lyngstad was born in Norwy, and were almost only two years old when her mother died. She grew up with her grandmother in Sweden. 1986 she moved to Switzerland for the love of her prince.
"Loneliness became my companion" During the recording of the "Skavlan" show the singer also talk about the great loneliness she has experienced during her life. - A rather big loneliness which in the beginning bothered me, but has grown to something she appreciates and has become a friend during the years. I actually enjoy it now that we have bec ome "friends". It doesn't bother me, I ejnjoy it as well.
Apart from her successfull music career Anni-Frid has Anni-Frid has been very involved in environmental issues. That part of my life will also be written about in the book. - I want to write a story with ecological parts since I hadworked with it earlier a lot and I'm still very close to nature.
Yes, even the reclusive Agnetha has done it. Now it is clear that even the fourth ABBA member Frida, will visit "Skavlan".
Mamma mia! Now Fredrik Skavlan quad ABBAstars. On Friday sits namely singer Anni-Frid Lyngstad in the program manager's talk show couch to be questioned. ABBA Frida lives today in the village of Zermatt in Switzerland and is very economical with her appearances on television and the press. Last year, she appeared, after much secrecy, in Sweden at the inauguration of the new ABBA Museum on Djurgården in Stockholm. »Is not much to do about it» When ABBA colleague Agnetha Fältskog the only band member who did not show up since the inauguration clashed with her schedule. Something that Anni-Frid commented disappointed in Expressen's news program "Prime Time": - It's a bit boring, I think. But it is as it is, it is not so much to do, she said then.
Besides Anni-Frid Lyngstad is visited Friday's "Skavlan" also by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the artist Elvis Costello and the Swedish heavy metal band In Flames. The program is broadcast in SVT1.
ABBA when it all began - the international success.
Although ABBAnot been a band for three decades, the group continues to sell records. And three of the four would be willing to record something more together.
In early April 1974 Abba won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Waterloo" in English Brighton. The victory was also marked an international breakthrough for the group, consisting of Björn Ulvaeus and Agnetha Fältskog and Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
The group had a long list of chart toppers, both in Sweden and abroad. In Britain, for example, ABBA ended up highest charting no less than nine times. But Bjorn Ulvaeus believes that time with ABBA not only meant successes.
- It happened over a fairly long period. We had not hit after hit after hit. We could have a hit, but then we wrote a new song and recorded it and released it. It feels today when we look back that it all happened at once, but it was not so, he tells Reuters.
CONTINUES TO SELL ABBA's success also did not end when the band finally broke up in 1983, the two after they released their last album, "The Visitors".
In total, they have sold nearly 400 million albums and sales of their records have not stopped yet. According to Reuters ABBA still sells about a million discs a year.
Another sign of the long-lasting popularity of the musical "Mamma Mia", based on the group's music and movie of the same name in 2008.
CELEBRATED IN LONDON Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Björn Ulvaeus has for weeks been in London to attend the celebrations of the 40th anniversary.
- We were familiar with the music industry and at the same time was the mixture of talents probably a fantastic thing, says Anni-Frid Lyngstad when she gives her views on the background to the group's success.
3 OF 4 TO RECORD MORE During the jubilee in London it came out that 75 percent of the ABBA members can actually imagine playing music together again (!).
In an interview with UK's The Guardian says Anni-Frid Lyngstad that she would love to record something, but it's up to Björn and Benny.
- Nothing is planned, and it would take something very special, but yeah - why not? says Björn Ulvaeus during the same chat.
In the past, Agnetha Fältskog, who started his solo career again last year, said she would also like to record with Abba again. It reports the Guardian.