ARRIVAL was ther first album of theirs to be a big hit in the US and the singles DANCING QUEEN and KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU were a big part of the reason. Dance (While the Music Still Goes On) 5. Arrival is the fourth studio album by the Swedish pop group ABBA.It was originally released in Sweden on 11 October 1976 by Polar Records.Recording sessions began in August 1975 and continued until September 1976 at Metronome and Glen studios in Stockholm, Sweden. Arrival, issued just six months after the group’s first greatest hits collection, was a 10-song salute to that growing confidence – the sort of album created when fortuitous circumstances collide to create a rare supernova of opportunity. The UK successes of “Mamma Mia” and “SOS” had been something of a surprise; no Eurovision winner had managed to use that exposure to launch a career like this. Scrobbling is when Last.fm tracks the music you listen to and automatically adds it to your music profile. Fire! It was originally released in Sweden on 11 October 1976 by Polar Records. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. A Famous Music Critic Once said `If you dont understand `ABBA` You dont understand POP music` Thats you`re Problem!!!! Across just 10 songs, this eclectic album often feels like the score of a stage musical in search of a play to wrap itself around. I loved Take A Chance On Me, That was my standout track I just thought the whole album as fantastic and the songs wonderful, , but I think Arrival was a far more cohesive and flowed better. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 at The Dome in Brighton, UK, giving Sweden its first triumph in the contest. Released on October 11, 1976, ABBA’s fourth album Arrival marked the moment when everything moved up a gear for the group. And when you have such songs as Dancing Queen, Knowing Me, Knowing You, My Love My Life, Money Money Money and so on.. Well it don’t get much better than that.. Brian McGlenn, this is for you. “Knowing Me, Knowing You” – a five-week UK chart-topper on its release the following year – is another ABBA classic. Those final sessions included the completion of “My Love, My Life,” the sort of aching ballad that ABBA did so well – poignant, with an accessible melody that emerges slowly at first. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. Work had started on Arrival the previous year, but was not completed until the summer of 1976, when “Fernando” – originally recorded by Frida as a solo track, and added to the Australian edition of the album, along with its later international reissues – was topping the charts. Does Your Mother Know: 9. Bang-A-Boomerang: 4. Released on October 11, 1976, ABBA’s fourth album Arrival marked the moment when everything moved up a gear for the group. Leave feedback, Arrival is the fourth studio album by the Swedish pop group ABBA. It was originally released in Sweden on 11 October 1976 by Polar Records. Arrival sees ABBA’s four stars at the top of their game – confident and instinctive – and is rightly claimed as one of the best pop classics of all time. The song was the first from the album to be released as a single, made to No. They became one of th…. It was originally released in Sweden on 11 October 1976 by Polar Records. ABBA's fourth studio album, first released October 11, 1976, includes what's considered the group's signature song "Dancing Queen", alongside the big hits "Money, Money, Money" and "Knowing Me, Knowing You".The album was a worldwide success and became the best-selling album of 1977 both in the UK and West Germany and was certified gold in the US. Arrival: 2. The group's name is an acronym of the first lette…, ABBA are a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. Interesting facts: ABBA is the first group f…, ABBA are a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. They became one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of popular music, topping the charts worldwide from 1974 to 1982. Go directly to shout page. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Arrival is a song written by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson for ABBA's 1976 album Arrival. An annotation cannot contain another annotation. starts and ends within the same node. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This is just a preview! There are shards of musical light that draw the song towards a more familiar pop approach, but it’s a catchy oddity with throwaway lyrics that initially confused fans who were getting used to a deeper, more emotional pitch from the group. Dum Dum Diddle: 10. Still love it! Dum Dum Diddle (Live) 11. Deceptively simple in approach, fiendishly detailed in their execution, this was masterful storytelling.