Videos by ABBA
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Sleeve picture ABBA 1974-1982
Time: 55'
VHS: Virgin Video Music Biography VVD 252; 19??

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ABBA, the biggest name of the 70's, had a remarkable run of chart topping hits from 1974 to 1981 which has ensured them a place in pop history. The group's uncanny ability to create melodic masterpieces has only been battered by the Beatles, while their early mastery of the promotional video form was unequalled during their years as the most popular group in the world. The ABBA video biography collects together the video clips which brought Agnetha, Björn, Benny and Anni-Frid from local celebrity to international stardom, while also reflecting the destructive effect which public stardom can exert on private relationships. ABBA remain the only fact from a country where English is not the native tongue to have dominated the world of popular music, and their appeal to all age groups of every nationality is all the more unique because of the language barrier. While it seems unlikely that another non-English speaking act will ever approach ABBA's achievements, the ABBA video biography preserves their magic for future generations.

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Sleeve picture ABBA Gold (Greatest Hits)
Time: 78'
CD: PolyGram Video 085 548-4; 1992
LD: PolyGram Video 085 548-1; 1992
VHS: PolyGram Video 085 548-3; 1992

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Perhaps mainly due to English being the only universal language of pop and rock, the vast majority of classic modern popular music has been made by either British or American acts, yet one of the most enduring and successful groups of all time came from Sweden, where English is a foreign language. We're talking about ABBA, of course, who dominated charts for around eight years, achieving Nº1 hit singles all over the world (including 9 in UK), and whose heritage remains very familiar despite the passing of time. "ABBA-esque", the EP by Erasure of ABBA cover versions which topped the UK chart in 1992, and the very popular "copy" groups with acts based on ABBA's music, are just some indication of continuing influence of the quartet who where second only to Volvo as Sweden's biggest export earners for several years, and who remain revered and legendary as one of the most accomplished pop/rock groups ever.
John Tobler 1992

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Sleeve picture ABBA In Concert
Time: 52'
LD: Distributed by Pioneer MP066-E; 19??
VHS: Distributed by Vision Video Limited; 19??

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Sleeve picture ABBA The Movie
Time: 90'
LD: MGM/UA Home Video UMLV 10215; 19??
VHS: MGM/UA Home Video SMV 10215; 19??

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From their first moment of international triumph, as Sweden's entry in the 1974 Eurovision song contest, everything ABBA have touched has turned to gold.
"Abba: the movie", follows the supergroup on a sensational tour of Australia and captures all the magic and excitement of one of the world's most entertaining live acts; It features an unforgettable selection from the many songs that have taken the four to the top of the charts around the world.
The movie also provides an interesting and thoroughly entertaining insight into their lives off-stage, punctuated by the amusing exploits of Ashley, a disc-jockey who follows ABBA across the continent. Not quite sure who or what ABBA are, Ashley is nevertheless determinated to get his interview.

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Sleeve picture Thank You ABBA
Time: 55'
VHS: PolyGram Video 632 382-3; 19??

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Sleeve picture The Story Of ABBA
Time: 56'
VHS: MGM/UA Home Video UMV 10778; 1984

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This unique programme traces the history and provides a rare insight into a group that became one of the most successful of all time.

This is one of the most interesting videos about ABBA. All the members are explaining things of their carrier from the very first beginning. They are speaking about themselves in a very touching way. Also very interesting because you can find on it Waterloo (live at the European Song Contest 1974 in Brigthon), Dancing Queen (ABBA playing for the wedding of the King and Queen of Sweden), some images of ABBA singing Chiquitita at the Unicef concert 1977, some images of ABBA singing Money, Money, Money dressed in costumes of the 30's...
The copyright is 1984 for Cable connections. And I think it's surely one of the lastest interview of all ABBA's members together (Björn is bearded! And he speaks about Chess - contact with Tim Rice)...

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Tom HUDEC, Tom=at=ABBA-dot-cz, Last modification: October 19, 2002

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