30 Years of ABBA ‘Gold’ – Their Biggest, Biggest Hits – Speak About Pop Music

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New codecs to be launched to rejoice 30 years of ABBA “Gold”

ABBA had parted methods for an entire decade when in 1992, there got here a revival. It started when British synth-pop duo Erasure recorded 4 ABBA classics together with “Take A Likelihood On Me” and “Lay All Your Love On Me” as a part of their “ABBA-esque” EP. Vince and Andy took their EP to the highest of the UK singles chart for 5 weeks and it was additionally an enormous success across the globe, sparking a brand new curiosity within the music of Sweden’s largest musical export.

ABBA themselves took an opportunity and in August that 12 months, re-released their 1976 chart topper, “Dancing Queen”, which made the highest ten in Switzerland and Norway, No.15 in Sweden itself and No.16 within the UK. It was the precursor to the discharge of a better of, titled “Gold”, that adopted on September twenty first, ABBA’s fifth best hits assortment and their first for the reason that last “The Singles” in 1982. “Gold” would go on to turn into one of many largest promoting albums of all time and the fourth largest promoting best hits album of all time, with gross sales of 32 million copies and counting…!

Within the UK, it has topped the chart on 5 separate events for a complete of eight weeks and spent 69 weeks within the high ten promoting, up to now, a whopping 5.6 million copies – that’s 20 x Platinum! US gross sales of 6.6 million inform the same story and all over the world a number of Platinum discs have greeted the album in each territory. ABBA remained aloof till 2021 after they made their triumphant comeback with the “Voyage” album, thirty one years after their final musical output as a quartet. Now, to rejoice the thirtieth anniversary of “Gold”, ABBA are releasing the album on vinyl and cassette, with a double LP model in gold, and gold and black cassette variations of the album.

“Gold” options each attainable ABBA basic you may consider from their worldwide breakout music from the Eurovision Tune Contest – “Waterloo”, to all time classics like “Cash, Cash, Cash”, “Fernando”, “Figuring out Me Figuring out You”, “Gimme Gimme Gimme”, “One Of Us” and the chic “The Winner Takes It All”. Everyone knows the titles and everyone knows the phrases, each monitor is a sing-a-long from “SOS” to “Tremendous Trouper” and from “Dancing Queen” to “Thank You For The Music”, they’re all right here. Through the years artists have sampled and coated ABBA hits, however these are the true issues, the originals and it’s not arduous to see why “Gold” turned so profitable and stays so thirty years later.

“Gold” has been re-issued numerous instances since 1992. In 1999 embossed gold autographs of all 4 members adorned the CD casing whereas the content material underwent ‘digital remastering’. A tenth anniversary version in 2002 noticed revised and up to date inlay notes and a redesign of the again cowl. In 2008, to coincide with the ‘Mamma Mia’ movie, the album was relaunched, and a double CD model adopted in 2010, whereas this elevated to a 3CD set in 2014 with the inclusion of the “Extra ABBA Gold” album that had initially been launched in 1993, an album which has offered over three million copies by itself benefit.

New “Gold” codecs can be found from twenty third September or to pre-order right here by clicking this hyperlink

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