ABBA's new songs are still a work in progress

ABBA:  Benny Andersson talks about the progress of their new music

ABBA's two new songs are still works in progress

Benny Andersson tells the BBC that while the vocals are already recorded, "we haven't mixed it, we haven't worked them through, really, but I think they're pretty good."

But do the songs fit the classic ABBA style? "One of the songs is like we would've written it [for] today. The other, we could've written in 1972. So I don't know, we'll see. I mean, they're not finished yet."

Benny isn't worried about the inevitable comparison between the new tunes and the ones that paved their way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. "I don't feel that we have to prove anything. I don't feel we have to think about, 'Oh, what if it was better before?'"

As for the Swedish foursome going back in the studio, Andersson says, "We enjoyed it very much. We'll see. I hope you'll like them."

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