ABBA after 40 years – level 2
One half of ABBA celebrated the 40th anniversary of its performance in 1974. The performance of the song “Waterloo” won ABBA a big prize.
The band is known around the world for many of its hits. Bjorn is one of its members. He admitted that it was not all effortless. The band did not have a hit after hit after hit. It all happened over a long period of time. The band had a hit, then wrote another song, recorded it and released it.
Bjorn and Frida went on stage to join in the celebration. The crowd sang Happy Birthday.
Difficult words: anniversary (date on which something special happened), effortless (without work).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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