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Your first listen: 15 songs to discover this week

It’s time for your first listen, where we show you the songs you need to check out this week! Each week we feature five standout songs you need to hear on Your First Listen on air. In case you miss them on air, you can catch up on the weekly …

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Could Abba’s pop songs make me a better person?

ABBA, Swedish pop group in 1976 As readers know, I disapprove of parties and dancing, seeing them as corrupters of the soul and harbingers of moral degradation. Consequently, I would not have liked to work at 10 Downing Street. The endless requests to participate in social events would have discouraged …

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The Swedish ABBA settles the case against the British group Abba Mania

Legendary Swedish pop group ABBA have settled their case against a British band for using the name, Abba Mania, without their consent. ABBA had filed a lawsuit Dec. 3 in United States District Court in Manhattan, accusing Abba Mania executives of “parasitic conduct and bad faith” for trading fame and …

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ABBA settles lawsuit against tribute band over name Abba Mania

Swedish pop group Abba: Benny Andersson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Agnetha Faltskog and Bjorn Ulvaeus pose after winning the Swedish branch of the Eurovision Song Contest with their song ‘Waterloo’, February 9, 1974. Image: Reuters/Olle Lindeborg NEW YORK — Swedish pop supergroup ABBA has settled its lawsuit accusing a British cover band …

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A Country-Rap Knockout Crossover, and 13 Other New Songs

There has been more and more crossover between country and hip-hop in recent years, although often the relationship between the two influences can seem strained. But here’s a collab between two singer-rappers, both teenagers, that seems completely spontaneous: Kidd G, who makes the kind of naturally syncretic music that Nashville …

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ABBA Reaches Deal With ‘Parasitic’ Tribute Band

A British tribute band will be called something else after settling with ABBA. ABBA’s lawyers filed a lawsuit in December arguing that Abba Mania could be confused with the original, describing their behavior as “parasitic and in bad faith”, according to NME. ABBA requested a name change but was initially …

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ABBA settles band Tribute lawsuit over naming rights – Billboard

ABBA reached a settlement on Thursday (January 20) to end a lawsuit it brought against a British tribute band called Abba Mania which the iconic Swedish pop group had called a “parasite”. The deal came just six weeks after ABBA filed a lawsuit claiming that Abba Mania’s use of the …

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SASAMI, Pinegrove, fit for autopsy

So many artists, so little time. Every week we review a handful of new albums (of all genres), put together some more new music we’d call “indie” and talk about what metal is releasing. We post music news, song premieres and more all day long. We update a playlist of …

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5 of the best songs of 2021 by transgender and queer artists – EDM.com

One positive element that the pandemic has provided for the music industry has been the emergence and support of queer and transgender artists. The industry has been mostly operated by men and there has been severe pay inequality, but we are now seeing more LGBTQIA + people and women being …

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Masked Singer Surprise: the jewel bets on the queen of hearts

Sister speaks Led by Canadian-born Sherri Anne, Sister Speak combines alternative rock and world music. “The idea was a collaboration of musicians supporting the expression of a woman’s voice through music,” says spokesperson for local Taylor Guitars, which has been supported by the same players for about five years. “Drummer …

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ABBA sues Tribute group for similar name – Billboard

Iconic Swedish pop group ABBA is suing a British tribute group called Abba Mania for trademark infringement, calling the conduct of the act “parasitic and bad faith”. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court on Friday, ABBA claimed Abba Mania’s use of the name was part of a “cheeky …

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SILVER, SILVER, SILVER: ABBA sues Abba Mania cover band

The opinions and recommendations are impartial and the products are selected independently. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article NEW YORK – Swedish pop supergroup ABBA filed a complaint on Friday to prevent a UK cover band known as …

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Money, money, money: ABBA sues Abba Mania cover band

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Swedish pop supergroup ABBA on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent a UK cover band known as Abba Mania from using that name. In a lawsuit filed with the US District Court in Manhattan, lawyers for ABBA accused the executives of Abba Mania of “parasitic conduct …

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Pop singer Sofia Karlberg dazzles on “Hate My Guts”

Swedish pop star Sofia Karlberg has released her single / music video, “Hate My Guts”, a song from her upcoming EP. Speaking of “Hate My Guts,” Sofia shares, “The fear of engagement and having trouble letting people in is something I’ve had issues with for as long as I can …

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Swedish pop singer Sofia Karlberg releases “Hate My Guts”

Swedish pop star Sofia Karlberg has released a brand new single, “Hate My Guts”, a brilliant song foreshadowing her upcoming EP. Speaking of “Hate My Guts,” Sofia shares, “The fear of engagement and having trouble letting people in is something I’ve had issues with for as long as I can …

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ABBA Bjorn Ulvaeus reveals that the group ‘got confused with sex workers’ | Music | Entertainment

The Swedish quartet ABBA was formed in 1972. Their biggest breakthrough came two years later, in 1974, when they won the Eurovision Song Contest with their song Waterloo. Before that, they even struggled to get an overview of the record companies. Bjorn recently spoke about how the group’s struggles stem …

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Vanessa Camargo pays tribute to ABBA singer at Show dos Famosos: find out who Agnetha Fältskog is

blond, Vanessa Camargo turned into Agnetha Fältskog To honor the artist of the group dad No famous show This Sunday 14/11. daughter of Zizi by Camargo She sang a variety of songs “The winner gets everything”And “Hi Mom” NOT. “Dancing Queen” The public left satisfied with the show. Check out …

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ABBA’s ‘Voyage’ brings the band’s signature sound to life – Washington Square News

The internationally beloved Swedish pop group brings the 1970s to life. The triumphant return of Swedish pop group ABBA is marked by the release of their first album in 40 years. The album, titled “Voyage”, is a 37-minute escape from the nostalgia of the 1970s. Despite the group’s decades-long hiatus, …

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ABBA – Release the band’s first new album in 40 years

ABBA – Release the band’s first new album in 40 years Trip Released now via Capitol 05 November 2021 By Mark Redfern Photograph by Baillie Walsh Swedish pop legends ABBA have released their first new album in 40 years, Trip, today via Capitol. Now that it’s out, you can stream …

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Catching up with the Cardigans singer on the ’90s hit I obsessed with as a teenager

Recently I walked into a drugstore and immediately stopped dead when I heard a familiar sound playing over the speakers. “Doot-doot … doot-doot-doot-doot …” I felt a wave of excitement, more than usual when I’m in CVS. “Dear, I’m afraid we have a problem …” It’s funny how some songs …

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Zara Larson’s boyfriend: who is the singer dating now?

23-year-old Swedish pop singer Zara Larsson is best known for her singles “Lush Life”, “Never forget you” and “Girls like”. Zara started her singing career at the age of ten auditioning for the second season of the Swedish version of the Got Talent show ‘Talang’. After winning the season and …

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It’s ABBA Cover Season Performed By Halloween Monsters

To continue a surprisingly important year for ABBA, YouTuber Brian David Gilbert decided to spill some blood on the steps presented by Foo Fighters and recorded his own series of Swedish disco covers. Rather than just recreating the tracks as they are, Gilbert gave them a seasonal hook (hanging from …

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CUT asks what it means to be a Swedish K-pop band

For this year’s Seoul Mediacity Biennale, Singaporean artist Ming Wong brought together a group of Swedish art students from the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, as manager of their K-pop-inspired boy group, CUT. Clearly departing from the art groups of yesteryear, CUT seeks to achieve the kind of aesthetic …

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Top 20 of Adele’s greatest songs

Since her debut in 2008, Adele Adkins has grown into one of the best known and most successful British musical groups of the past two decades. With each album titled after the age at which she wrote the featured songs, Adele was cheated, lied and heartbroken, only to then set …

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Spotlight on: Irish singer Aimée

For this week’s Spotlight On report, we spoke with Irish singer Aimée. The Dublin native has always dreamed of being a pop star, and she has released huge hits since appearing on the music scene in 2018 – including “Naked”, “Don’t Call Me Pretty” and her viral song in response …

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Little Boots on how joining ABBA’s live band inspired their new material

As Little Boots returns with his new single “Silver Balloons,” the singer-songwriter spoke to NME on how joining ABBA’s new live band helped shape his next material. READ MORE: ABBA ‘Voyage’ producers on what to expect from the ‘magical space circus’ live show The Swedish pop legends returned earlier this …

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Little Boots to perform live at ABBA’s “Voyage” concerts

Little Boots has revealed that she will be performing as part of ABBA’s upcoming “Voyage” concerts in London. Swedish pop icons announced the “revolutionary” live experience last week (September 2), while also sharing their first new songs in 40 years: “I Still Have Faith In You” and “Don’t Shut Me …

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Little Boots will perform in a live band at ABBA’s “Voyage” concerts

Little Boots has revealed that she will be performing at ABBA’s upcoming ‘Voyage’ concerts in London. The Swedish pop icons announced the ‘revolutionary’ live experience last week (2 September), while sharing their first new songs in 40 years: ‘I Still Have Faith In You’ and ‘Don’t Shut Me Down “. …

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ABBA’s two new songs are here, and the world is ready to listen and dance — Spotify

In 1981 Swedish pop sensation and Eurovision winner ABBA released their latest studio album. That is, until now. Today, Agnetha, benny, Bjorn, and Anni Frid unveiled new music for the first time in four decades: a double A-side single with two new songs, “I Still Have Faith In You” and …

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New songs, album, digital concerts planned

ABBA is back with two new songs, a new album (‘Voyage’) and a digital concert announcement For the first time in 40 years, Swedish pop legends ABBA have officially reunited – and will release a new album, Trip, November 5. ABBA ARE BACK with ‘Voyage’, a brand new revolutionary album …

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Duran Duran and Japanese band CHAI team up for new single titled “More

DURAN DURAN are back with their latest single! For their new song called ‘More joy, ‘the award-winning pop group enlisted a Japanese group CHAI. The new single will be part of the British group’s fifteenth studio album titled FUTURE PASS scheduled for release on 22 october. The next album will …

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Swedish singer-songwriter Josefine on pop breakthroughs, new song ‘Weekends’ –

Stockholm singer-songwriter Josefine. Photo: courtesy of the artist If there’s one thing we know about Swedish pop music, it’s always the right note. From ABBA to Max Martin and several other hits over the years, the Scandinavian country has often been synonymous with hitmakers. In Stockholm, Josefine Hallén (who bears …

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ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus Reveals The Band “Certainly” Will Release New Music This Year

ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus Reveals The Band “Certainly” Will Release New Music This Year For The First Time Since 1981 – And Confirms They Have Been In The Studio By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia Posted: 7:08 a.m. EST, May 8, 2021 | Update: 9:39 a.m. EST, May 8, 2021 …

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Swedish singer SHY Martin presents Break With Me video

SHY Martin says she lived in a kind of bubble before the pandemic turned her life upside down. “Since I started my songwriting career four years ago, I have been very busy, always traveling, putting work first,” said the Swedish pop singer. NYLON. “When the pandemic started last year and …

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Brother Leo compiles his playlist of the best Swedish songs

PLAYLIST: BROTHER LEO Robyn, Tove Lo and The Cardigans: The singer-songwriter has curated his playlist of Swedish pop poetry. “It’s pretty crazy how this little country, Sweden, can make so much great music.” A claim by Swedish singer-songwriter Brother Leo that we can certainly support. And that’s true. Over the …

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Tove Lo covers “I’m Coming” by Veronica Maggio: listen

Tove Lo released a cover of “I’m Coming”, a song by Swedish pop singer Veronica Maggio. The single is part of Spotify’s “Studio It’s Hits”, a playlist recently launched in the Nordic countries. Recorded at Spotify’s HQ studios in Stockholm, “I’m Coming” is a wonderful pop track that’s perfect for …

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Singer Marie Fredriksson of Swedish duo Roxette dies after battle with cancer

Singer Marie Fredriksson of Swedish pop duo Roxette died on Monday after a 17-year battle with cancer. She was 61 years old. ” Time passes so fast. Not so long ago we spent days and nights in my little flat in Halmstad, listening to music we loved, sharing impossible dreams. …

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Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson dies aged 61

Marie Fredriksson, the spiky-haired singer of Roxette, the Swedish pop duo that briefly ruled the US charts in the 1980s and 1990s with dramatically love ballads and catchy singles, died on Monday. She was 61 years old. Her management team, Dimberg Jernberg, did not say where she died or specify …

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Marie Fredriksson, singer of Roxette, died today at 61 in Sweden

Marie Fredriksson, the female half of Swedish pop duo Roxette, has died, her management agency announced on Tuesday. She was 61 years old. Fredriksson formed Roxette with Per Gessle in 1986. The two released their debut album the same year and achieved international success in the late 1980s and 1990s …

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