Pop legends ABBA land in London on the finish of Might with ABBA Voyage – a really new sort of live performance…
Photograph: ABBA Voyage
ABBA Voyage, a very fashionable live performance, opens in London in Might.
Directed by Baillie Walsh (movies Being James Bond, Springsteen and I), Agnetha, Björn, Benny and Anni-Frida sort of return with a stay 10-piece band in a objective construct area in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from Might 27.
As a substitute of showing within the flesh, a digital model of those pop legends will carry out.
These digital variations had been created by an 850-strong crew of techies who used movement capturing and efficiency methods with the band members; a course of which took months.
The crew behind the know-how are from George Lucas’ visible results firm, Industrial Gentle & Magic and that is their first foray into music.
The live performance’s manufacturing crew have labored on the likes of David Bowie’s Lazarus and Blackstar and ABBA’s Mamma Mia! Right here we go once more, in addition to with the like of Beyoncé and Jay Z and The Royal Ballet.
Voyage can also be a brand new studio album, 40 years within the making and two of the albums songs, I Nonetheless Have Religion In You, and |Don’t Shut Me Down function within the live performance.
Voyage, the album, is due for launch in November on Polydor/Common Music.
ABBA Voyage opens Might 27 on the ABBA Enviornment at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
Tickets, from £21, are on sale now.
Deal with: ABBA Enviornment, at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E20
Web site: abbavoyage.com