Abba Reissue Expanded Version Of ‘The Album’

Extra tracks and a bonus DVD mark record's 30th anniversary

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Abba‘s 1977 number one album ‘The Album’ is to be reissued next month, with an expanded tracklisting and a bonus DVD, just a few weeks before the record’s 30th anniversary.

The Swedish supergroup’s fifth album was originally released in Sweden in conjunction with Abba: The Movie – and featured several songs from the film – including ‘Take A Chance On Me‘, ‘The Name Of The Game‘ and ‘Thank You For The Music.’

The re-mastered version of ‘The Album’ is to be released on November 26 through Universal, and will include alternative mixes of songs while the DVD features live performances, interviews and TV appearances.


The full tracklisting is as follows:

Disc One:

Eagle (long version)


Take A Chance On Me

One Man, One Woman

The Name Of The Game

Move On

Hole In Your Soul

Thank You For The Music

I Wonder (Departure)

I’m A Marionette

Eagle (short version)

Take A Chance On Me (live version – Australia / Canada mix)

Thank You For The Music (Doris Day Mix)

El Andar (album version)

I Wonder (departure)

Gracias Por La Musica (album version)

Disc Two/ DVD:

Eagle / Thanks You For The Music (from Star Parade)

Take A Chance On Me (from Am Laufenden Band)

The Name Of The Game (Abba special)

Thank Your For The Music (Mike Yarwood’s Christmas Special)

Take A Chance On Me (from Star Parade)

Abba On Tour 1977 (from Rapport)

Recording Abba The Album (from Gomorron Sverige)

Abba, In London February 1978 (from Blue Peter)

Abba In America, May 1978 (from Rapport)

Abba The Album TV commercial 1 (UK)

Abba The Album TV commercial 2 (Australia)


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