By Carl Magnus Palm
In 1966 younger males from Sweden wrote and recorded a music known as 'Isn't It effortless To Say', which marked the start of a songwriting and list generating partnership that has persevered to this present day. because the Nineteen Sixties drifted into the Nineteen Seventies, they begun making recordings with lady singers (who additionally later grew to become their wives), a operating courting that will proceed until eventually August 1982. in the course of that interval the foursome recorded a suite of songs which heralded the most profitable recording careers the area has ever identified and claimed a different position within the heritage of renowned music.
That quartet was once after all Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, larger referred to as ABBA, and this ebook is the tale of those humans and their recordings. in keeping with vast learn and numerous hours of unique interviews with all 4 individuals of ABBA, their engineer Michael B. Tretow and lots of of the musicians that performed with the band, ABBA - the whole Recording classes recounts their tale in a manner that hasn't ever been informed ahead of.
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The Gerd Müller-Schwanke version was finally used. Below right: An Australian EP release. Below top: An apprehensive ABBA before the competition. Below middle: ABBA receive their first British Gold Disc for sales of 'Waterloo'. Below bottom: ABBA with the Wombles who provided the Eurovision cabaret. AMIGA STEREO 8 55 465 recently quit his job at the Metronome Studio and started working at Glen Studio instead, and wherever he went, ABBA went too. If it had been up to ABBA though, they would have continued working at the Metronome Studio, which would remain their favourite until their own Polar Studio opened in 1978.
Since recording sessions for Ted Gärdestad's album were far from over at this point (they concluded at the end of the month, however), this meant that Björn and Benny did not have enough time to come up with more than one new song, love Isn't Easy (But It Sure Is Hard Enough)'. Accordingly, they dug up their old composition 'I Saw It In The Mirror' (see 27th February 1970), adding a new bridge to it and also revising the lyrics. Help also came from Agnetha, who had been writing material for her next solo album on and off since the beginning of 1972.
One of those singles had of course been the 28th March 1974 recording of 'Golliwog', the backing track for which was used for the Swedish version 'Gulleplutt', included on the album, Except for Agnetha's Swedish version of 'SOS', for which ABBA's original backing track was used, the rest of the album consisted entirely of completely new material. 42 The Complete Recording Sessions Agnetha had allowed herself plenty of time to write new songs, in the hope that this album would be a less lightweight project than her previous efforts.
ABBA: The Complete Recording Sessions by Carl Magnus Palm