Sunday, 14 September 2014

Abba Date "S.O.S" Single Released

This week in 1975 Abba released "S.O.S" in the UK which re-launched their career here following a series of less than successful singles.

The single entered the chart w/c 27th September 1975 at number 31 then began a steady march up the charts as follows -

  • w/c 4th October - #16
  • w/c 11th October - #13
  • w/c 18th October - #7
  • w/c 25th October - #6

The image below shows the UK top 6 selling singles w/c 25th October 1975

The single was the 64th biggest selling single of 1975 in the UK ; the Bay City Rollers "Bye Bye Baby" being the top of the end of year chart.

The single was also a huge hit across Europe and further afield - the image below shows the chart position reached in a number of countries -


1 comment:

  1. Sos was never releases in France. It was the B-side of Bang a boomerand