Cher Will Bless The World With An ABBA Cover Album

Meryll Streep attends the world premiere of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again at the Apollo in Hammersmith London

Cher Will Bless The World With An ABBA Cover Album

The sequel to the 2008 smash "Mamma Mia!".

Exactly ten years later down to the week, "Here We Go Again" is gaining the same positive attention it got a decade ago.

The gay icon was speaking to Today's Kathie Lee Gifford ahead of the release of the ABBA musical film sequel.

In the new movie, Sophie (played by Amanda Seyfried) seeks to honor her now-deceased mother (Meryl Streep) by re-launching the matriarch's hotel.

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Cher and Meryl Streep reunited on the red carpet of the "Mamma Mia 2" premiere in London on Monday night and greeted each other with quite the kiss.

Streep also sings on ensemble number Super Trouper in the film, and she also appears on the digital version of the soundtrack singing The Day Before You Came - but it's unclear if this is actually in the movie.

"It's not what you think of when you think ABBA, because I did it in a different way", she explained.

It's not clear when the album is set to drop but fans are thrilled with the news.

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While ABBA hits like "Take a Chance on Me" and "Dancing Queen" have previously been covered by Erasure, by A-Teens and on "Glee", Cher said her renditions would break away a bit from the tried-and-true, 1970s Europop sound.

"I laughed out loud many times when I read (the script's first draft)".

The band said: "We all felt that, after some 35 years, it could be fun to join forces again and go into the recording studio".

Brosnan called the film " a great antidote to the times we lives in". "And it feels good".

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"Because she's lived a much longer life than I have", she added, jokingly referring to the fact that Cher is 72, only three years older than Streep herself.

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