(New York City,
NY) - Following months of lobbying by fans across the globe,
the record labels representing the Swedish band Ace of Base have
announced the release of the 5th Ace of Base album in September of
this year. At this time the title of the new album has yet to
be released to the public. (Previous albums included Happy
Nation/The Sign, The Bridge, Cruel Summer/Flowers, Singles of the 90's/Greatest
The first new
single off the record will be released in July, beginning with
The release of the
album around the world will take place thereafter and many who have
already heard some of the snippets from the album calling it Ace of
Base's best work ever.
Tom Bohne of
Polydor/Universal Music Group said, "We all think that this
album is a fantastic one, which will bring back the band to Top of
the Pops after 4 years absence... The first single is set to be a smash."
That comment was
echoed by Edel-Mega records executive Freddie de Wall who also
promised that the album release would begin with, "a fantastic
columnist Fred Bronson said in a recent column that:
I was in the offices of Mega Records in Copenhagen in May 2001, I
heard excerpts from two new Ace Of Base tracks. I loved what I
was hearing and thought the two songs ranked ... as two of the
best songs the band had ever recorded."
The comeback by
Ace of Base was announced at the group's official website. To
see a copy of the news release go to: http://www.AceOfBase.com
members of the band have begun to talk to the press with the group's
Ulf Ekberg concluding that, "this is our best work ever."