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Recorded, worked, performed with artist such as; Sammy Davis Jr, Lena Horne, Tommy Steele, Michael Bolton, Celine Dion, Phil Collins but most of all, ABBA.
Not only #1USA hit with his band The Blue Swede and the song ”Hooked on a Feeling”, played guitar with Cher, Elton John and many more, but recorded tracks such as ”Dancing Queen” and ”Fernando” with ABBA.
The main ABBA bass on tour and on most of the recorded album-tracks, such as Thank You For The Music, Waterloo, Eagle, Chiquitita, I Have A Dream, Money, Money, Money, Dancing Queen, and many many more. Rutger is internationally known as a major style-guru when it comes to pop bass playing.
One of the world´s most heard and danced too drummers! ”Dancing Queen”, ”Take A Chance On Me”, ”Mamma Mia”, ”Thank You For The Music”, ”Fernando” etc…. The drummer on the best hits by ABBA.
The worldclass groove by the drummer that worked with David Foster, AHA, Stevie Wonder and many more class acts, but most of all the superbeat on the albums ”Arrival” and ”Super Trouper” by ABBA.
Percussion and drums with ABBA Europe tours, ABBA Japan tour, ABBA USA tours as well as the bands percussionist on the last three ABBA albums; ”Voulez-Vous”, ”Arrival” and ”Super Trouper”.
Owe Sandström original ABBA designer, who created almost all costumes for ABBA and is one of the most important designers in the history of popmusic and glamrock costumes. Madonna used his world famous ”Eagle cape” as many other artists have been influenced by the design of Owe Sandström.
The one and only bass player on hits like Mamma Mia, Does Your Mother Know, The Winner Takes It All, Super Trouper! Mike gave ABBA the touch of British pop. Mike is a also a successful solo artist as a singer as well as an excellent song writer.