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Bjorn Ulvaeus: Life after ABBA

  • Dian Kuswandini

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Sat, October 17 2009   /  01:10 pm

Courtesy of CNNJust one four-letter word will remind us of Bjorn Ulvaeus, and that word is ABBA. After hanging up his stage suits more than two decades ago, the genius behind ABBA's timeless hits has kept out of the limelight, staying busy backstage of several musicals and becoming an activist for a Swedish organization. Which all shows that life is not only about money, money, money for Bjorn. Turning down a billion-dollar offer in 2000 to re-form, Bjorn and his best friend Benny Andersson - the other "B" in ABBA - insist the group will never get back together again, not even for one last tour. "Definitely not," Bjorn says of that possibility. He pauses and adds, "I think we have no musical motivation anymore. Money is not the factor." And for Bjorn, it would be funny for people to see two old men and two old women singing and dancing on stage. "I simply want p...