Mamma Mia! How Can I Resist You!: The Inside Story of "Mamma Mia"! and the Songs of ABBA

Author(s): Benny Andersson

Pre loved Non Fiction | Collectables

This gorgeous book brings together the intertwined tales behind two of popular music's most remarkable stories: the songs of ABBA, and the record-breaking show that gave those songs a fresh life and a whole new audience<br><br>In the 1970s, the Swedish musical phenomenon known as ABBA - Agnetha Faltskog, Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - succeeded in reinventing the world s perception of pop. They produced hit after catchy hit, each one instantly recognizable, infectious, and irresistible. Nearly a quarter of a century later, these beloved songs gave birth to the blockbuster musical <i>Mamma Mia!</i>, which became a legend in its own right. It opened in 85 cities and has since been seen by more than 20 million people throughout the world. This officially sanctioned book tells the double story of the band and the play and it is told by those know it best: two of the group's singer/songwriters and <i>Mamma Mia!</i> producer Judy Craymer. It's colorful literally and figuratively, and jam-packed with illustrations from the group s own archives. Through first-person recollections from ABBA members, intertwined with commentary from the <i>Mamma Mia!</i> team, <i>Mamma Mia: How Can I Resist You</i> cuts through the thicket of myths and misconceptions that have grown up around ABBA to reveal what actually happened. First published 2006.



 All the pre-loved books are in excellent condition, no dog ears or a message from Aunty Shirley saying Merry Christmas 1984.

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The inside story of ABBA and its music. The official book sanctioned by the band and the producers of the world's no. 1 musical - MAMMA MIA! Alongside The Beatles, the world's biggest selling band of all time. Will be backed by the marketing team of MAMMA MIA! who have an annual budget of 2 million. Pictures from their own official archives.

Benny Andersson was born in 1946 in a suburb of Stockholm. Along with Bjorn Ulvaeus, he went on to become the creative force behind one of the most successful groups of all time. Bjorn Ulvaeus, in partnership with Benny Andersson, is the creative force behind ABBA, one of the most successful groups of all time. From 1974 to 1982 ABBA were a phenomenon. Dancing Queen reached No1 in 13 countries around the world and with 350 million records sold the band remains the world's second best selling band of all time, surpassed only by The Beatles. Judy Craymer is the Executive Producer of MAMMA MIA! and was the person who first saw the potential of a musical based on the songs of ABBA.

Return to Stockholm The Songs of Abba The Making of MAMMA MIA!

General Fields

  • : 9780297844211SECA
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • : 1.923
  • : September 2006
  • : 320mm X 255mm X 26mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Benny Andersson
  • : Hardback
  • : 782.421660922
  • : 264
  • : 300 Colour Photo\Illu(s)