Arrival (Digitally Remastered)

Widely considered the Swedish foursome's first classic album--and historically important as the first to use the now-famous mirror-B logo--1976's ARRIVAL contains three huge hit singles, the dramatic "Money Money Money", the downcast "Knowing Me, Knowing You" and quite possibly the band's finest four minutes, the absolutely perfect pop classic "Dancing Queen", a combination of Spectorian grandeur, McCartneyesque melody and the indescribable vocals of Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The rest of ABBA's fourth album is strikingly consistent and accomplished, opening with the sly, bouncy "When I Kissed the Teacher" and closing with the atmospheric title track, making room in between for the three excellent singles and five other substantial pop tunes. Although three LPs and a greatest-hits compilation preceded it, ARRIVAL is aptly titled, as this album announces the band's move beyond bubblegum.

Review:

Q - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Represents their apex..."
Q - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his was the album that confirmed ABBA as superstars...[It] captures all the glory and innocence of ABBA's wonder years."
Q (9/01, p.126) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Represents their apex..."
Artist(s):
ABBA
Format:
CD

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Widely considered the Swedish foursome's first classic album--and historically important as the first to use the now-famous mirror-B logo--1976's ARRIVAL contains three huge hit singles, the dramatic "Money Money Money", the downcast "Knowing Me, Knowing You" and quite possibly the band's finest four minutes, the absolutely perfect pop classic "Dancing Queen", a combination of Spectorian grandeur, McCartneyesque melody and the indescribable vocals of Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The rest of ABBA's fourth album is strikingly consistent and accomplished, opening with the sly, bouncy "When I Kissed the Teacher" and closing with the atmospheric title track, making room in between for the three excellent singles and five other substantial pop tunes. Although three LPs and a greatest-hits compilation preceded it, ARRIVAL is aptly titled, as this album announces the band's move beyond bubblegum.

Review:

Q - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Represents their apex..."
Q - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his was the album that confirmed ABBA as superstars...[It] captures all the glory and innocence of ABBA's wonder years."
Q (9/01, p.126) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Represents their apex..."

Product details

Producer:
Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus
Recording Type:
Studio recording
Label:
Polydor
Duration (sec):
2525
Sound Type:
Stereo

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Disk 1

  • 1. When I Kissed the Teacher
  • 2. Dancing Queen
  • 3. My Love, My Life
  • 4. Dum Dum Diddle
  • 5. Knowing Me, Knowing You
  • 6. Money, Money, Money
  • 7. That's Me
  • 8. Why Did It Have to Be Me?
  • 9. Tiger
  • 10. Arrival
  • 11. Fernando
  • 12. Happy Hawaii

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