Quote: "I strained my voice when I first started singing. And it wasn't giving me the results I wanted. I also had little self-confidence and wasn't sure if I could sing well again, so I took some singing lessons to learn how to breathe properly and work my vocals." Veteran Abba star Agnetha Faltskog enrolled in music lessons before launching a comeback to boost her singing voice.
Quote: "There were a couple of years when I did not listen to Abba music at all - I simply couldn't." Former Abba singer Agnetha Faltskog refused to listen to the group's hits after they unofficially split in 1982.
Quote: "I didn't mind doing videos, I can take that, but walking on stage in concert and singing live, that is a bit difficult. And I don't think we sounded or looked very good." Abba star Agnetha Faltskog lacked the confidence to perform in the spotlight during her band's heyday.
Quote: "Sometimes when I am out with my dogs, other dog owners don't 'click'. They talk to me about dogs. In such moments, I am simply me, and that is wonderful." Abba star Agnetha Faltskog gets a secret thrill when she manages to avoid being recognised.
Fact: Reclusive former Abba star Agnetha Faltskog has made her first Tv appearance in nine years on Scandinavian talk show Skavlan. The singer chatted about her comeback album and life away from the spotlight on the series, which aired in Sweden and Norway on Friday night (15Mar13).