Last night, the four members of ABBA – i.e. one of the greatest and most enduring pop bands of all time – reunited.

However, unfortunately for anyone with a working pair of ears, it wasn't for musical reasons; they were attending the opening of an ABBA-themed restaurant in Stockholm.

ABBA split in 1982 after just ten years together, and have repeatedly turned down offers to reform. One report several years ago suggested that they had even refused a $1 billion offer to reform – and with their advancing years (they're 65 – 70 years old), it's unlikely that they would bother to tour for any length of time if they ever did get back together.

However, we can but dream. Below, you'll find 8 good, plain and simple reasons why the world needs an ABBA reunion:

 

1) There's this:

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2) Then there's this: 

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3) ... and this:

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4) Not forgetting this, of course: 

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5) Or this.


 

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6) And what about this?

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7) Or this?

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8) And if this doesn't say it all...

 

 

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Come on, ABBA. You know it makes sense.