Benny Andersson( Singer)
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Biography Benny Andersson
Benny Andersson (Benny Andersson) was born December 16, 1946 in Vallinbu, a suburb of Stockholm.
He grew up in a family where love music. At age 16 he began working at one of these construction projects, intending to follow the example of his father, but quickly lose one's attraction to him is.
After construction Benny changed a few more seats. Eventually he went back to school - to finish 9 th grade. Benny preparing for the first exam, when he called and offered a keyboard player in the group has already released one single. He immediately gave his consent.
. Immediately after its entry into the group Hep Stars during the day were recorded three songs: "Cadillac" became number 1 in Sweden; "Farmer John" won second place; "A Tribute To Buddy Holly" has reached the fourth.
. Neither of the songs were not written by members of the ensemble
. Later, Benny heard a song and thought that it would become a great hit if it properly adjust and handle. The result was the song "No Response", was released as a single Hep Stars in December 1965 the.
English language, he then can hardly knew the words to the song he wrote with a dictionary in his hands, so they received an unusually clumsy. The next song is called "Sunny Girl". She became a big hit, and he was very happy.
. In 1973 in Sweden was founded a group ABBA, which became the permanent member Benny Andersson.
. Which has achieved enormous international popularity, the quartet ABBA in the mid-70 rounds by rating the most titled teams of countries setter pop / rock style.
. In 1974 their song "Waterloo" won first place at the Eurovision Song Contest, . a year later simple, . melodious songs of ABBA and appreciated in the UK, . and royalties from sales of records formed the basis of capital, . which the corporation has grown, . engaged in the financing of public enterprises.,
. The strongest critics believe the plates ABBA "Waterloo" (1974), "ABBA" (1975) "Voulez-Vous" (1979)
. ABBA in the studio complex mixes used equipment, so in the late 70's - early 80-ies of concert activity has been minimized, since virtually impossible to get adequate playing time in halls and stadiums.
. After the collapse of the group (in 1984) musicians to start a solo work, which proceeded without much luster.
. At the end of 80 years musicians have taken a cautious attempt to reunite selected for this little-known group "Gemini" ( "Twins"), Anderson and Ulvaeus have written some lovely songs, but Agnetha and Anni-Frid to sing along with "Gemini"
. (In 1984, the male half of ABBA, together with the famous librettist Tim Rice - he worked on the famous "Jesus Christ Superstar" - created a rock opera, "Chess" ( "Chess"), had long enjoyed great popularity throughout the world.)