Thursday, 4 December 2014

Abba Date - 4th December 1981

On the 4th December 1981 Abba's latest single "One Of Us" was released in the UK. The following week the single entered the chart at number 11 before moving up to number 3 where it stayed for 3 weeks including the Christmas chart when the top 5 was as follows -

  1. Human League - "Don't You Want Me"
  2. Cliff Richard - "Daddy's Home"
  3. Abba - "One Of Us"
  4. Adam And The Ants - "Ant Rap"
  5. Madness - "It Must Be Love"

The single was released in as a regular 7" and a picture disc -

The single reached the top of the charts in 5 countries including Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands - the table below shows charts from around the world -

In the UK Epic issued the single with completely different art work than other countries the majority of which stuck with an image more aligned to "The Visitors" album.


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