After Mods split up, Abel released a solo single in 1985. Two years later he formed the band "The September When", which released four studio albums between 1989 and 1994.
When September When split in 1996, Abel formed a new band called Peltz, who released one album Coma. After Peltz, Abel started focusing on a solo career, and his first solo album Snowboy was released in 1997. Since then he has released another five solo albums including his first solo album in Norwegian "I Fullt Alvor (2015), produced by Odd Nordstoga. Some of his biggest solo hits include Tulipz, Hard To Stay Awake, Be My Lover , I'll Come Back And Love You Forever , Annabelle and Frøken Vilikke. Morten Abel has also acted in two Norwegian movies, "Hodet Over Vannet" (1993) and "Alt For Egil" (2004). The new solo album Evig din is out now, including the singles Andre goe daga , I år som i fjor, Våkn opp and Evig din