Thursday, 3 July 2014

Abba Date - 4th July 1981

On the 4th July 1981 the Star Sounds "Stars On 45 Abba" single first entered the UK chart at number 15 jumping to number 4 the following week before peaking at number 2 on the 18th of July where it stayed for two weeks.

The 7" version of the single included the following Abba tracks;

  • Voulez-Vous
  • Bang-A-Boomerang
  • Money, Money, Money
  • Knowing Me, Knowing You
  • Fernando
  • The Winner Takes It All
  • Super Trouper

The 12" version included five additional songs;

  • Dum Dum Diddle
  • Lay All Your Love On Me
  • On And On And On
  • Summer Night City
  • Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)

The single was also a big hit across Europe reaching number 1 in Switzerland, 2 in West Germany, 3 in Ireland, 4 in Austria and the Netherlands and number 5 in Norway.


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