Four Swedish superstar musicians boldly sitting in a Bell 47 helicopter in 1976 – the sky was no longer the limit, for ABBA had arrived with an album destined to hit the heights, and capture the attention of the world.
ABBA’s fourth studio album, Arrival, highlighted the phenomenal pop group’s charm and melodic sophistication, showcasing ten dynamic tracks that would not only echo through the years but become certified gold by the Record Industry Association of America.
Exploring one of the best-loved and arguably one of the quintessential albums of popular music, this program shines a glowing light on the many and varied ingredients – driven by a team of respected music industry figures to understand Arrival’sundeniable appeal. Featuring ex-Smash Hits editor Emma Jones, Capital Radio DJ Mick Brown and keyboard analysis from gifted session musician Neal McArthur, the working collaboration between key songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus is thoroughly investigated in expert detail.
Also incorporating rare archive and performance footage, this program contains highlights from some of ABBA’s many hit songs, including: Arrival, Tiger, S.O.S, Money Money Money, Waterloo, Dancing Queen, Gimme Gimme Gimme, Knowing me Knowing You and many more.