Music In Review: ABBA 1973-1982

THE DEFINITIVE CRITICAL REVIEW

This is the ultimate critical review of the music of Abba on record, on film and on stage.
Abba were hugely successful during the seventies and eighties, selling over 400 million records worldwide, and their music is still incredibly influential today, enjoying a massive popular renaissance through the worldwide influence of the stage phenomenon “Mamma Mia”.
Drawing on rare archive footage much of it unavailable on DVD, a leading team of music critics and working musicians revisit and review every Abba album from the pre-Waterloo era through to The Visitors. Also featured are the musicians from the stage show and Bjorn Again, who give their expert opinion and unique outlook on Abba’s music.
The 48-page book features a comprehensive track-by-track analysis of every Abba album from 1973 to 1982, with many rare photographs of the band.
Features Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, The Winner Takes It All, Money, Money, Money, Fernando, Ring Ring, Knowing Me Knowing You, Waterloo, Super Trouper, Chiquitita and more.

BONUS FEATURE: Image Gallery.


DISC 1
ABBA:
A Critical Review
1973-1976

1. Introduction
Waterloo (Eurovision Song Contest 1974, ABBA Special in Japan 1978 and Starparade 1974)
Ring Ring (performed by Waterloo)
2. Waterloo
Honey, Honey (Musikladen 1976)
3. ABBA
Mamma Mia (Musikladen 1976)
Hey, Hey Helen (performed by Waterloo)
So Long (Musikladen 1976)
4. Arrival
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do (Sylvester Tanzparty 1975)
Fernando (ABBA Special In Japan 1978, ABBA in Studio 2 1976, Musikladen 1976)
SOS (Musikladen 1976)
Dancing Queen (Disco 1976, Musikladen 1976, Royal Swedish Opera 1976 and ABBA Special in Japan 1978)
My Love, My Life (ABBAdabadoo 1976, ABBA in Studio 2 1976)
Money, Money, Money (ABBA Special in Japan 1978, ABBAdabado 1976, ABBA in Studio 2 1976, Disco 1976)
Knowing Me, Knowing You (ABBAdabadoo 1976, ABBA Special in Japan 1978)
When I Kissed The Teacher (ABBA in Studio 2 1976)
6. The Album
The Name Of The Game (montage with ABBA in Studio 2 extract)
Eagle (Starparade 1978)
Take A Chance On Me (Starparade 1978)
Thank You For The Music (Mike Yarwood Show 1978, ABBA Special in Japan 1978 and Dick Cavett Meets ABBA 1981)

DISC 2
ABBA:
A Critical Review
1977-1982

1. Voulez-Vous
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) (Dick Cavett Meets ABBA 1981)
Chiquitita (promo)
Voulez-Vous (Aplauso 1979)
2. Super Trouper
Does Your Mother Know (Aplauso 1979)
Summer Night City (ABBA Special in Japan  1978)
The Winner Takes It All (Show Express 1980)
Super Trouper (Show Express 1980)
3. The Visitors
When All Is Said And Done (montage)
One Of Us (performed by Waterloo)
The Day Before You Came (Show Express 1982)
Under Attack (Show Express 1982)
4. The End
Waterloo (Eurovision Song Contest 1974)
Mamma Mia (Musikladen 1976)
Dancing Queen ( Royal Swedish Opera 1976)
Knowing Me, Knowing You (ABBA Special in Japan 1978)
Chiquitita (promo)
The Winner Takes It All (Show Express 1980)
Thank You For The Music (Mike Yarwood Show 1978)

THE BOOK
A comprehensive track by track critical analysis of every Abba album from 1973-1982.

Released on DVD 3 October 2005. Currently available.
Also released as part of ABBA - The Ultimate Review, The Dancing Queen Collection, Waterloo: The True Story Of ABBA, Legends Of Pop: ABBA Uncut.
Book published in the 4 DVD/book set Thank You For The Music and ABBA On The Record Uncensored.

Music In Review: ABBA 1973-1982


Music In Review: ABBA 1973-1982

Version originale (Anglais) sous titrée en français

Released on DVD in France 30 January 2006. Currently available.
Also released as part of ABBA: La Rétrospective.

Music In Review: ABBA 1973-1982

Musikrecension: ABBA 1973-1982

DEFINITV KRITISK RECENSION

Det här är den ultimata kritiska recensionen av Abbas musik som finns på skiva, film och på scen.

Abba var mycket populära under sjuttio- och åttiotalet och sålde över 400 miljoner skivor över hel världen. Ders musik är fartfarande otroligt  inlkytekserik idag världen över ofch åtnjuter en enrom reässans av popularitet genom musikalfenomenet "Mamma Mia".
Ett ledande team av musikritiker och professionella musiker har genom unika filmklipp, där många av filmklippen inte finns tillgängliga på DVD, återbesökt och granskat alla Abba-skivor från Waterloo-tiden till The Visitors. Presentera görs även musikerna från scenshowen och Bjorn Again, vilka ger deras expertutlåtande ock unika synsätt på Abbas musik.
Den 48-sidlga boken innehåller en heltäckande låtanalys av alla Abba-skivor från 1973 till 1982, med många unika bilder av bandet.
Innehåller: Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, The Winner Takes It All, Money, Money, Money, Fernando, Ring Ring, Knowing Me Knowing You, Waterloo, Super Trouper, Chiquitita och mång fler.

Bonusmaterial: Fotogalleri

Disk 1: En kritisk recension 1973-1976
Disk 2: En kritisk recension 1977-1982
Boken: En heltäckande kritisk analys av alla låtar på Abbas album från 1973-1982.

English tal med svensk text

Released on DVD in Sweden 13 October 2006. Currently available.
Also released as part of ABBA - Den ultimata överblicke.

Musikrecension: ABBA 1973-1982

Reseña Musical: ABBA 1973-1982

LA RESEÑA CRÍTICA DEFINITIVA

Esta es la mejor reseña crítica de la música de ABBA que ha sido grabada, fimada y puesta en excena.

Abba tuvo enorme éxito en los años setenta y ochenta, vendió más de 400 millones de discos en todo el mundo, y su música  sigue teniendo, hoy en día, muchísma influencia, goza de un renacimiento popular masivo gracias a la influencia mundial del fenómeno en vivo de "Mamma Mia".
Viendo algunas filmaciones raras de archivo, imposibles de conseguir en DVD, un equipo líder de criticos musicales y músicos profesionales revisaron y repasaron todos los álbumes de Abba desde la era pre-Waterloo hasta The Visitors. También se presentan los músicos que tocaban en vivo y Bjorn, gue nuevamente dio su experta opinión y mirida exclusiva de la música de Abba.
El libro  de 48 páginas presenta un análisis profundo, pista por pista de todos los álbumes de Abba desde 1973 hasta 1982, con muchas fotografias de la banda.
Presenta Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, The Winner Takes It All, Money, Money, Money, Fernando, Ring Ring, Knowing Me Knowing You, Waterloo, Super Trouper, Chiquitita y muchas más.
Presentación Adicional: Galería de Imágenes

Disco 1: ABBA: Una Reseña Critica 1973-1976
Disco 2: ABBA: Una Reseña Critica I1977-1982
El Libro: Un profundo análisis critico tema por tema do todos los álbumes de Abba desde 1973 haste 1982.

Audio en inglés con subtítulos en español

Released on DVD 28 November 2006. Currently available.


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