World narrowly escapes catastrophe – Mamma Mia’s songs get a PC makeover

They are hardly the most controversial of bands, with their upbeat songs and wholesome Scandinavian image – but it appears that even Abba have fallen foul of modern sensibilities.

For the Swedish supergroup have changed the lyrics to some of their classic hits to make them more acceptable to today’s audiences.

Tracks rerecorded for this summer’s blockbuster movie, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, have been altered to remove any hint of inappropriate relationships between young girls and older men.