By John Tobler
Arguably the world's most famed Swedes, ABBA--Anni-Frid, Bjorn, Benny, and Agnetha--delighted (or disgusted) song listeners with their too-perfect, chirpy harmonies within the past due '70s and early '80s. This absolutely approved biography enhances their maximum hits CD, ABBA GOLD, and includes over 250 images and a whole discography.
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HE IS YOUR BROTHER/RING RING/HASTA MANANA/ NINA PRETTY BALLERINA/HONEY HONEY/SO LONG Side Two: I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO/PEOPLE NEED LOVE/ BANG-A-BOOMERANG/ANOTHER TOWN, ANOTHER TRAIN/MAMMA MIA/ DANCE (WHILE THE MUSIC STILL GOES ON)/ WATERLOO/FERNANDO This, ABBA's third album to be released in Britain, differed from most 'Greatest Hits' compilations in that no less than five of the tracks were completely new as far as British audiences were concerned. ). Of the tracks already familiar, five came from their debut 'Waterloo' album, and five more from its ABBA' follow-up, and these included six single A sides, with 'Fernando' increasing that total to seven.
While 'Bang-A-Boomerang' is certainly a very typical Eurovision Song Contest title, the quality of the song was rather superior to routine Eurovision fodder. Unfortunately, the Polar Music team were unsuccessful with their entry on this occasion, although Svenne & Lotta enjoyed a sizeable Scandinavian hit when they issued the song as a single. 42 April 4th, 1975 I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO/ROCK ME (Epic EPC 3229) How not to follow a flop... " In comparison with what had already been heard from ABBA, this single was obviously something of a novelty, with its smooth big band sound redolent of the music popular during the Second World War years nearly a generation earlier.
Their main area of concern was the way in which the British press tended to regard them as a pop-orientated singles group. As Benny said, "The singles aren't really representative of everything we do. " It was also found that ABBA rarely released singles in their homeland, ostensibly because they didn't receive radio play. An alarming thought - if they don't play ABBA, what kind of music do they play on Swedish radio? By coincidence, among the other artists featured on Top Of The Pops in the same week as ABBA were 10cc, and one member of that group, Graham Gouldman, revealed that he had heard Anni-Frid's Swedish version of the 10cc hit, 'Wall Street Shuffle'.