Finally: The ABBA Museum opens tomorrow
posted at 11:00 am on May 6, 2013 by Ed Morrissey
Hey, at one time the band was Sweden’s #2 export, behind only Volvo. They dominated the pop charts in Europe for a decade. And the costumes were, uh …. all right, all right, I grant you that one. Still, given the impact ABBA had for Sweden, it’s a little surprising that the official museum has only now prepared to open:
ABBA wants to be remembered for more than just catchy hits.
A museum opens in Stockholm on Tuesday to show off band paraphernalia, including the helicopter featured on the cover of their “Arrival” album, a star-shaped guitar and dozens of glitzy costumes the Swedish band wore at the height of its 1970s fame.
I think it’s the catchy hits that will still be the band’s real legacy, and that’s how it should be.