Sweden’s Max Ström Publishing is producing ‘Abba – The Official Photo Book’ with the full co-operation of Björn, Benny, Frida and Agnetha of Abba.
The company has also chosen direct-to-fan music platform PledgeMusic to offer fans pre-orders of the 5000 limited edition publication.
The books will be individually signed and numbered by the authors Bengt Wanselius and Petter Karlsson.
‘Abba – The Official Photo Book’ will contain 460 pages will over 600 photos, 100 of which have never been seen before). The collectors edition will also contain 40 bonus pages, not made available in the consumer edition later.
The limited edition book will also contain a DVD with a special documentary in pictures.
“I am thrilled with all of these pictures, some of which I am seeing now for the very first time. The book provides a real trip down memory lane,” Frida said in a statement.
PledgeMusic Managing Director Malcolm Dunbar comments, “We are honoured that Max Ström has chosen PledgeMusic’s technology and platform to deliver this unique tribute to one of the world’s most iconic bands. ABBA – The Official Photo Book has the endorsement of all four members and this way of delivering it will give fans an unparalleled insight into the career of the one of the world’s most respected and successful bands.”
Jeppe Wikström, Max Ström publisher commented, “ABBA – The Official Photo Book will provide the definitive photographic documentation of the story of one of the world’s most popular bands. We are delighted to be working with PledgeMusic to market the limited edition Super Trouper edition for the band’s super fans.”
Fans who pre-order the book via PledgeMusic before 15 December 2013 will have their name listed in the limited edition.
To order Abba – The Official Photo Book head to www.pledgemusic.com/abba