ABBA - Super Trouper - 2311 043- Cover Color Photostate - LP Record

Super Trouper is the seventh studio album by the Swedish pop group ABBA, first released in 1980. It features the No.1 singles "The Winner Takes It All" and "Super Trouper". The album became the biggest-selling album of 1980 in the UK. Led by the international hit "The Winner Takes It All", Super Trouper was the group's sixth chart-topping album in the UK. It was also the best-selling album in Britain for 1980. Super Trouper was first released on CD in 1983 by Polar Music International, in the early 1980s by Polydor, and in the late 1980s by Atlantic Records for the US. The album has been reissued in digitally remastered form four times; first in 1997, then in 2001, again in 2005 as part of The Complete Studio Recordings box set and as a Deluxe Edition (containing a bonus DVD) in 2011. The previous year's divorce between Björn and Agnetha was explored in "The Winner Takes It All", and the members' lives in Stockholm high society circles coloured the lyrics for "On and On and On". Other well-known songs on the album include the hit single title track "Super Trouper", as well as the electro-dance of "Lay All Your Love on Me". Probably due to the disco backlash of the time, the album saw ABBA returning to a more straightforward pop sound, as opposed to the preceding (and noticeably more dance-oriented) Voulez-Vous album. The album closed with "The Way Old Friends Do", which was recorded live a year earlier during their 1979 concert tour. Although not released as a single with this album, the song was later released as a single in 1992 to promote the compilation More ABBA Gold: More ABBA Hits. The song was later covered by The Alexander Brothers, The Kingston Trio, Philomena Begley and Faryl Smith. Super Trouper is a registered trademark owned by Strong Entertainment Lighting, for their brand of followspots, i.e., directional spotlights used to follow a performer on stage. Album cover designer, Rune Söderqvist, decided to use the spotlight theme and photograph the group, surrounded by circus performers, at Piccadilly Circus, London. After discovering that there was a law preventing any entertainers or animals appearing in central London, they instead invited the members of two local circuses to Europa Film Studios, Stockholm to take the photograph there. Several of ABBA's friends were also invited to take part and the following also appear on the cover: Görel Hanser (vice-president of Polar Music who subsequently married the band's photographer Anders Hanser), Berka Bergkvist (another Polar Music employee), Tomas Ledin, and Anders Anderson (ABBA's manager's son).[4] At the same time, Lasse Hallström also filmed scenes that were eventually used in the videos for "Happy New Year", "Felicidad" and "Super Trouper" even though the latter had not even been composed at the time.

Record Details

Title

ABBA - Super Trouper - 2311 043

Artist

Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson & Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Producer

Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus

Lyrics

Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus

Releasing Year

1980

Genre

Private Songs

Language

English

Label

Polydor

Made In

India

Manufacture

Polydor of India Ltd

Serial No.

2311 043

Side One

  • Super Trouper

 

  • The Winner Takes It All

 

  • On And On And On

 

  • Andante, Andante

 

  • Me And I

Side Two

  • Happy New Year

 

  • Our Last Summer

 

  • The Piper

 

  • Lay All Your Love On Me
  • The Way Old Friends Do

Specification

Size

12 Inches

Speed

33 RPM

Record Condition

Excellent

Cover Condition

Excellent(Color Photostate)

Artist
Artist - 1 Agnetha Fältskog
Artist - 2 Björn Ulvaeus
Artist - 3 Benny Andersson
Artist - 4 Anni-Frid Lyngstad
Lyrics
Lyrics - 1 Benny Andersson
Lyrics - 2 Bjorn Ulvaeus
Producer
Producer - 1 Benny Andersson
Producer - 2 Bjorn Ulvaeus
Record Details
Genre Private Songs
Label Polydor
Language English
Releasing Year 1980
Size 12 Inches
Speed 33 RPM
Songs
Side1 - Song1 Super Trouper
Side1 - Song2 The Winner Takes It All
Side1 - Song3 On And On And On
Side1 - Song4 Andante, Andante
Side1 - Song5 Me And I
Side2 - Song1 Happy New Year
Side2 - Song2 Our Last Summer
Side2 - Song3 The Piper
Side2 - Song4 Lay All Your Love On Me
Side2 - Song5 The Way Old Friends Do

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ABBA - Super Trouper - 2311 043- Cover Color Photostate - LP Record

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