Proceeds from the track go to UNICEF’s Global Child Protection Fund
ABBA has released the video for its first Christmas song, ‘Little Things’ – check it out below.
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Taken from the group’s new album, ‘Voyage’, the festive single has been described as “a gentle reflection on the joy of Christmas morning and the family time around this special time of year”.
Speaking about the new track, with all proceeds going to UNICEF’s Global Child Protection Fund, ABBA said: “We feel that eradicating poverty is impossible without the empowerment of women. That’s why we support UNICEF in protecting and empowering girls from sexual violence through the Global Child Protection Fund.
“We’ve done this for many years with our song ‘Chiquitita’ and now we’ve decided to give UNICEF a Christmas gift in the form of a second song: ‘Little Things’ from our album ‘Voyage’.”
You can watch the new video here:
The song’s lyrics in the number of the festival are: “Little things / Like your sleepy smile / As a brand new day is approaching / It’s a lovely Christmas morning.” Elsewhere, the band singsjoy brings santa,stockings full of nice little things” And “little elves with wings,
These scenes focus on a group of children watching ABBA ‘digitize’ them for their upcoming virtual tour. Finally, the children perform as a band in the school talent competition.
Elsewhere, we see a school building adorned with Christmas lights and a hanging ‘Travel’ sign.
In the review of ‘Journey’, Granthshala ‘Little Things’ has been described as “a shimmery Christmas song that’s sick-sweet at first”. [ABBA] Bring in the children’s choir. To be honest, it would have seemed even weirder if it weren’t for the poignancy in Faltskog and Lingstad’s beautifully mature voices. ,
ABBA became the number one UK album with Voyage as well as the fastest selling vinyl of the century. The group’s first full-length effort in 40 years recorded 204,000 chart sales in the seven days since its release.
The famed quartet will perform the record in a series of “revolutionary” concerts in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2022. Earlier this year, the producers of the program spoke Granthshala What to expect from “Magical Space Circus”.
The pageant was put together by former Klaxons member James Righton and features a cast of live musicians including Little Boots (a self-confessed ABBA “mega-fan”). A glossy official trailer came out last month.