In 1975 Swedish band ABBA released the world hit song Mamma Mia! Such a good song that it was first adapated in a theater musical. Now it’s also adapted to the cinema in a movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan.
You may watch the clip of the song by ABBA at:
Or just listen here and feel the funky music:
Musical films were plenty in the past but the interest faded with time. But the success of musical movies from India, even in the Western world, may have prompted Hollywood to renew with a tradition from the past.