She sounds great!
The first taste of Cher’s hotly anticipated ABBA covers album is finally here.
The legendary singer-actress posted a video of her take on the 1979 hit “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight),” from the forthcoming album “Dancing Queen.”
It maintains the instrumental hook of the original while adding a modern, synthesized bass line. Then, of course, there are the vocals, which are oh-so-distinctly Cher.
Cher’s reasoning for releasing “Dancing Queen,” which is due out in September, was simple.
“I’ve always liked ABBA and saw the original ‘Mamma Mia’ musical on Broadway three times,” she told Variety in an interview published Thursday. “After filming ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,’ I was reminded again of what great and timeless songs they wrote and started thinking, ‘Why not do an album of their music?’”
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