SingStar ABBA ships this Christmas

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, ABBA and Universal Music have joined forced to bring the band’s best loved tracks to SingStar.

Owners of PlayStations 2 and 3 will get the chance to sing along with ABBA’s iconic tracks, including ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Gimme Gimme Gimme’, ‘Waterloo’ and ‘Dancing Queen’.
 
The game is being developed in full collaboration with ABBA and Universal Music Group in Sweden, which manages ABBA’s rights. The terms of the deal includes a window of exclusivity for disc-based PlayStation titles until December 2009.
 
ABBA’s recordings have sold an estimated 370 million units worldwide.  Their 1992 album, “Gold,” is one of the most popular albums of all time, with sales of 26 million copies.
 
Lucian Grainge, Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Group International, said:  “ABBA have joined that elite club of musicians and artists whose popularity only grows with time, as new generations enjoy some of the most memorable music ever made.  SingStar ABBA will have the world singing along again.”

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