Agnetha Faltskog Quotes.
Abba’s last tour was a success but awful for me.
It has always felt like a failure that Bjorn and I couldn’t keep our family together. You never get it back, but to this day I don’t regret splitting up. The reason behind our separation is one of those things I definitely don’t want to go into!
I used to suffer from stage fright, which at times was an ordeal. I won’t perform live again. I’m going to do some TV shows and videos but nothing else… I don’t like to travel too much or do concerts. I’m more of a studio and home girl.
I was so tired once ‘Abba’ was over and just wanted to be calm and with my children. I married, was in ‘Abba,’ had my children, divorced, all in ten years. I wonder how I managed it, but I was young.
I may have aimed too high sometimes, asked too much of myself and demanded too little from those around me.
The press has always written that I am a recluse and a mysterious woman, but I am more down-to-earth than they think.
When you love someone, and you’ve lost that one, then nothing really matters.
When I record, it feels like I’m in a bubble. There’s nothing else in my head right then. It’s just that song, and I’m trying to really sound like what the song is about.
I have one pug and one Czechoslovakian dog called Prazsky krysarik.
It’s strange that the newspapers don’t see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security.
There are a lot of artists that I love, and I think they’re really talented, and they’re good dancers as well. I’ve always wished that I could combine that.
My professional persona never loosens its grip, keeping an eye on me at all times.
My life contains so many other things; I have my children, my grandchildren, my two dogs and a big place in the country. I have my own life.
There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection.
I must be allowed to be as I am.
When I was 15 I became a full-time singer in a band. At 18 I made my first record.
When I was 25, Abba was formed. After Abba I made three solo albums. Maybe I have been productive enough.
I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it’s really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything.
There was a time when the music fell silent. Both within me and around me.