Annotation

This is the 1999 Australian release, which has a slightly different track listing. DO NOT amend it to match the international version.

Annotation last modified on 2014-03-01 20:30 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Dancing Queen
4.55 3:51
2 Knowing Me, Knowing You
3.9 4:04
3 Take a Chance on Me
4.1 4:06
4 Mamma Mia
4.4 3:34
5 Lay All Your Love on Me
3.65 4:35
6 Ring Ring
3.25 3:05
7 I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
5 3:17
8 The Winner Takes It All
4 4:55
9 Money, Money, Money
3.65 3:06
10 SOS
4.65 3:21
11 Chiquitita
3.75 5:25
12 Fernando
4.15 4:14
13 Voulez-Vous
4.4 5:11
14 Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
4 4:53
15 Does Your Mother Know?
3.85 3:13
16 One of Us
3 3:58
17 The Name of the Game
5 4:54
18 Rock Me
3:06
19 Waterloo
4.45 2:48

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (tracks 16, 19)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Lasse Wellander (track 16)
violin arranger:
Sven-Olof Walldoff (track 1)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (tracks 11, 15)
Joe Galdo (US drummer & percussionist) (track 13)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (tracks 5, 10–11)
Arnold Paseiro (track 13)
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (tracks 8, 10, 15)
strings arranger:
Rutger Gunnarsson (track 8)
Sven-Olof Walldoff (track 4)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 19)
mandolin:
The Three Boys (track 16)
membranophone:
Ola Brunkert (tracks 2, 5, 8–9, 16–17, 19)
Roger Palm (tracks 1, 3)
synthesizer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (tracks 10–11, 13, 15)
Clavinet:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 10)
guitar:
Ish Ledesma (track 13)
Janne Schaffer (track 13)
George Terry (guitar player with Clapton in 70's) (track 13)
Björn Ulvaeus (tracks 11, 13)
Lasse Wellander (tracks 5, 8, 11, 15)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Lasse Wellander (tracks 3, 17)
bass:
Rutger Gunnarsson (tracks 1–2, 9, 16, 19)
banjo:
Björn Ulvaeus (track 11)
electric guitar:
Anders Glenmark (track 9)
Lasse Wellander (track 2)
percussion:
Åke Sundqvist (tracks 8, 16)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (tracks 10–11, 15)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (tracks 5, 8, 16)
alto saxophone:
Ulf Andersson (woodwind) (track 7)
piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 10)
Paul Harris (keyboardist/pianist session player) (track 13)
tenor saxophone:
Lars O. Carlsson (track 15)
Christer Eklund (track 19)
Halldor Pálsson (track 13)
Johan Stengård (track 13)
trombone:
Nils Landgren (track 13)
guitar family:
Janne Schaffer (track 19)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (tracks 1–5, 7–10, 16–18)
Björn Ulvaeus (tracks 1–5, 7–10, 16–18)
background vocals:
Frida (tracks 5, 8)
composer:
Stig Anderson (track 7)
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (tracks 6–7)
Björn Ulvaeus (tracks 6–7)
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow (tracks 1–19)
lead vocals:
Björn Ulvaeus (track 15)
Agnetha Fältskog (tracks 5, 8, 11)
lyricist:
Stig Anderson (tracks 6, 17)
Phil Cody (track 6)
Neil Sedaka (track 6)
mastering:
Jon Astley (tracks 3, 14, 17)
Tim Young (mastering engineer) (tracks 3, 17)
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (tracks 1–19)
Björn Ulvaeus (tracks 1–19)
solo vocals:
Frida (tracks 2, 9)
writer:
Stig Anderson (tracks 1–2, 4, 10, 12, 19)
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (tracks 1–5, 8–16, 16–19)
Björn Ulvaeus (tracks 1–5, 8–16, 16–19)
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (1974) (track 19)
Polar Music AB (1975) (tracks 4, 7, 10, 18)
Polar Music AB (1976) (tracks 1–2, 9, 12)
Union Songs AB (1976) (track 9)
Polar Music International AB (1977) (tracks 3, 17)
Polar Music International AB (1979) (tracks 11, 13–15)
Polar Music International AB (1980) (tracks 5, 8)
Polar Music International AB (1981) (track 16)
Polar Music International AB (2001) (tracks 4, 7, 10, 18)
Polar Music International AB (2014) (tracks 4, 7, 10, 18–19)
publisher:
Bocu Music Ltd. ( – ????) (tracks 16, 16)
Bocu Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 8)
Don Kirshner Enterprises ( – ????) (track 6)
EMI Grove Park Music, Inc. (tracks 1–2, 4, 7, 10, 15, 19)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10, 15, 17)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) ( – ????) (tracks 8–9, 13)
EMI Waterford Music Inc. (tracks 2, 8, 12–13, 16, 16)
Overseas Songs ( – ????) (tracks 6, 19)
Polar Music AB ( – ????) (tracks 4, 6–7, 10, 12, 19)
UNICEF Music Project ( – ????) (track 11)
Union Songs AB (track 8)
Union Songs AB ( – ????) (track 4)
Union Songs Music (tracks 1–3, 5, 8–10, 12–16, 16–17, 19)
Universal Music Publishing Group ( – ????) (tracks 8–9, 13)
Universal Music Publishing Group (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10, 15, 17)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (tracks 2, 8, 11–13, 16, 16)
Universal Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. (tracks 1–2, 4, 7, 10, 15, 19)
Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB (tracks 3–5, 7, 9–10, 15, 17)
Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB ( – ????) (tracks 8, 13)
Artwork Music Co., Inc. (1979 – ????) (track 13)
Countless Songs, Ltd. (1979 – ????) (track 15)
Artwork Music Co., Inc. (1980 – ????) (tracks 5, 8)
Countless Songs, Ltd. (1980 – ????) (tracks 5, 8)
Artwork Music Co., Inc. (1981 – ????) (tracks 16, 16)
mixed at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (tracks 4, 7, 10, 18)
Polar Studios in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (tracks 5, 8, 11, 13, 15–16)
recorded at:
Polar Studios in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (tracks 5, 8, 11, 13, 15–16)
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (1973-10 – 1974-01) (track 19)
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden (1976) (tracks 1–2, 9)
edits:
The Name of the Game (edit) by ABBA (track 17)
mash-ups:
remasters:
Voulez-vous (edit) by ABBA (track 13)
remixes:
Gimme Gimme (Abba) by Loden (track 14)
sampled by:
Fly With Me by 98° (track 1)
Hung Up by Madonna (track 14)
Live Is Music by DJ Misjah (track 13)
Subnormix by El Reno Renardo (track 14)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 171) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Bring Me Edelweiss (track 10)
later parody versions:
Dancing Queer (track 1)
Desperate Queen (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Rettungssing (track 1)
later translated versions:
Bravo tu as gagné (track 8)
Chiquitita (Spanish version) (track 11)
Conociéndome, conociéndote (Spanish version of Knowing Me, Knowing You) (track 2)
Fernando (Spanish version) (track 12)
La reina del baile (track 1)
Mamma Mia (Spanish version) (track 4)
Rakkautemme laulu (track 7)
Ring Ring (track 6)
Waterloo (Swedish version) (track 19)
Waterloo (German version) (track 19)
好媽媽 (track 4)
later versions:
Baby (track 18)
Dancing Queen (German version) (track 1)
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) (Musical version) (track 14)
Ich sah deine Tränen (tracks 16, 16)
Mamma Mia (Musical version) (track 4)
Mamma Mia (German version) (track 4)
Money Money Money (German version) (track 9)
S.O.S. (German version) (track 10)
Waterloo (German version) (track 19)
recording of:
Chiquitita (track 11)
Dancing Queen (track 1)
Fernando (English version) (track 12)
Mamma Mia (track 4)
One of Us (track 16)
Ring Ring (English version) (track 6)
Rock Me (track 18)
SOS (track 10)
Voulez-Vous (ABBA song) (track 13)
Waterloo (English version) (track 19)
The Winner Takes It All (1980) (track 8)
One of Us (1981) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (tracks 2, 8–10, 12–13)
More Stars (7" mix) ("More Stars" (7" Mix) - 4:42) (tracks 2, 8–10, 12–13)
ABBA Cappella (tracks 1, 3–4, 8–10, 15)
translated version of:
S.O.S. (track 10)
Waterloo (French version) (track 19)