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Don't mind if I'm one of the (relatively) few in the U.S. to appreciate it (even on vacation): Agnetha's special voice is a pleasant groove. (2013 update: More are finding the same appreciation...)
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5/20/13: Copying in a fan's comment seen on Agnetha's official Facebook page (if not seen there). It is well expressed and may 'speak' for numbers of fans, I believe: "i dont usually believe that Agnetha reads or even hears about comments on here ,,,,but ,,,,,,i am compelled to do this ,,,,i am at home now after being in Sweden for 2 weeks ,,,and listening to "A" the first time properly...and ,,well i am just in love with it ,,,,its just fantastic ,,,,,i cant explain ,,,,every song has its magic ,,,,, I dont know if you know that you have all created a masterpiece .. I am so happy ....." --- from Djohn Hewes (Agnetha's official Facebook page URL: https://www.facebook.com/AgnethaOfficial?hc_location=stream)
Thank you for your comment. Agnetha is the attraction (...as we know).
Toggle Commented Jan 16, 2013 on Engaging Agnetha at Agnetha the Ace
Agnetha is charming in this interview. The audience loves her. One Way Love is an outstanding solo song featuring the singer's strong lower voice.
The singer/actor was "on top of her game" in (solo) public interviews, TV and certain music singles. (And generally, the period 1983-85 in her solo career. Although she was also about ready to step back from the limelight for extended periods. The link is to an essential 1985 interview for understanding Ms.Fältskog's direction and feelings at the time.) Much more about Agnetha's various 1985 efforts, here (link). (Pronounced [aŋˈneːta] ) One sample video from that year: The artist trying a little different look/concept. Though perhaps not her absolute best song effort, an edgy (promo) video that could have been something... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at Agnetha the Ace
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Their dance moves and outfits are legendary, but also watch the ABBA ladies act for (or "work") the camera in old videos available on YouTube. The two women (later said that they regularly) competed with each other for an audience's attention. (Ref., pages 322-23, cited below.) I am partial, but the super-attractive Agnetha seemed particularly adept at finding and engaging viewers via the "live shot"; with her eyes and great smile. Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2010 at Agnetha the Ace
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(Blogger note: The following post is not music- or performance- oriented, but may still be of interest to ABBA and Agnetha fans...Additional music-related posts follow.) Many ABBA fans know the general story: In the final stages of ABBA's 1979 North American concert tour, Agnetha Fältskog and other members of the band's entourage boarded a small private jet to fly from New York to Boston. (Pronounced [aŋˈneːta] , or ahn-EH-tah.) (An example of a similar jet is shown below. ABBA's borrowed jet may have been somewhat smaller....)) (Old image from Google/LIFE archives: Dec. 1991, "Actress Jane Fonda, carrying framed pic, boarding... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2010 at Agnetha the Ace
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An intriguing quotation (below) from Agnetha Fältskog's 1996 As I Am biography (with Brita Ahman). Though the singer was referring to her live, on-stage singing with ABBA (page 137), the words can easily be more broadly applied. (I.e., to her career:) "The driving force wasn't so much to be visible as a person as to show my talent." Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2009 at Agnetha the Ace
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If you don't know her (or remember), ex-ABBA singer Agnetha Fältskog possesses a crystal-clear, sweet and expressive voice. (Rangy too.) It's a euphonious delight, and it's helped sell 375 million records worldwide (for the '70s pop supergroup). Even if not your particular "genre", solo Agnetha is well worth a listen. Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2009 at Agnetha the Ace
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