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Postby HUR » Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:57 pm

prici900 wrote:I did use some of the ROTW figures for my post – but I contribute to that site when I have source material (you will see my name in some of its domains) – I have asked Trent on many occasions to remove the Costa Rica info and replace it with what we know about Denmark – as I agree that some of the sales claims (not all) are wrong and can be embarrassing.
Hello Prici900,

Wow I'm glad you say that. I always thought those sales were fake. :lol:

Anyway an Abba book is no more reliable than Wikipedia, I'm afraid.

This is what I have found for the single over the years:

Argentina – 525,000
Mexico 500,000
Brazil – 200,000 (?)
Chile – 75,000
Colombia – 50,000
Venezuela – 50,000
El Salvador – 60,000
Equator – 75,000

Generally, when a sales figure wa cited on Billboard, they meant both versions combined.

In Argentina, the Spanish version sold 500,000 and the English one 25,000, for a combined 525,000 as you see above. You can sense how the Spanish version sold so much more, a pattern that would easily have been replicated in the rest of the continent.

I listed 200,000 copies for "Chiquitita" for Brazil, which is very likely to be an overestimation. By September 1979, Abba had sold 200,000 albums and singles combined, for example. Plus they don't speak Spanish there, even though it is the biggest market in the whole of Latin America.

As for Mexico, they didn't specify whether they were referring to the Spanish or the Ebglish one, or both, but it is likely that both were being cited.

Even with a generous estimation for Brazil, we are just slightly above 1,500,000 units, very far from 2,500,000 copies.

Remember: all the biggest Latin American markets are included above (and even some smaller, like Equator or El Salvador). The only one missing is Guatemala: some good sales were often achieved there, so you can easily count some 50,000 to 100,000 for "Chiquitita", I'm sure it sold about that many.

But still not close.

Personally I think it sold fewer copies than 2,500,000 in Latin America. I think it may have done some 1,750,000 to 2,000,000.

Trust me, Prici. I know how huge "Chiquitita" was in Latin America; with due respect, I probably know it more than you. So I don't think I'm making any mistake. We just have different opinions.

You will challenge some information you consider to be wrong, you say. Fine. So far you have only challenged the sales of other groups, none of Abba; but I trust you, he he. I hope you don't mind me 'disputing' your estimations every time I disagree with you.
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Postby Benny » Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:04 pm

Abba sales figures from Billboard magazine

These are all the sales figures regarding Abba that can be found in old issues of Billboard magazine that are published on Google Books; the time period is 1974-1983. Note that many issues from that time are missing on Google Books (especially from 1976).

13.7.1974 "Waterloo" single 2.5 million copies worldwide
27.7.1974 "Waterloo" single UK sales 498k
12.10.1974 "Waterloo" album sales in Sweden more than 250k
2.11.1974 "Waterloo" album Sweden 300k
7.12.1974 "Waterloo" album Sweden 300k; "Waterloo" album and single 3 million worldwide

6.11.1976 Germany "Fernando" sales in excess of 600k
13.11.1976 UK preorders "Arrival" 300k; sales "Dancing Queen" UK 800k, worldwide Abba sales 27 million singles and 12 million albums; Australia "Best Of" 860k
20.11.1976 Germany "Arrival" 200k in 14 days, "Money Money Money" 100k
4.12.1976 "Arrival" sales almost 500k (in the UK? Sweden?)

22.1.1977 Australia sales 1976 "Ring Ring" 142k, "Waterloo" 112k, "Abba" 570k, "Best Of" 1.01 million, "Arrival" 890k, singles: "Fernando" 400k, "Dancing Queen" 322k, "Money Money Money" 244k, total singles sales 1,444,000
29.1.1977 Netherlands "Dancing Queen" bestselling single of 1976 with sales of 150k
9.4.1977 France "Fernando" 850k (too high?), "Money Money" 500k, "Arrival" 140k, double LP "Best Of" 130k
28.5.1977 Ireland 500k units sold last year (1976)
4.6.1977 Germany sales for "Arrival" more than 500k
26.11.1977 "The Name Of The Game" 140k in Sweden in first two weeks

14.1.1978 50 million sales worldwide
4.2.1978 "The Album" 1.2 million in Sweden (too high)
25.2.1978 "The Album" in Germany 250k inside a month; 250k (gold) from Dec.12 until Jan 16; Jan. 23 = UK release date
8.7.1978 Japan "Dancing Queen" 200k; "The Album" 100k since the release in February
29.7.1978 UK "The Album" 1 mio
26.8.1978 US "The Album" 1.3 mio

20.1.1979 Finland "The Album" 50k
10.3.1979 Japan sales of 1.6 million over 5 albums; sales by the end of January: "Arrival" 550k, "The Album" 300k, "Greatest Hits 24" 330k, "All About Abba" 220k, "Abba" 220k
26.5.1979 Japan "Voulez-Vous" LP 10,000 copies daily since May 1 release; advanced preorders of 200k, 700k expected before the end of the year; previous bestseller "Arrival" 500k

8.9.1979 ABBA SPECIAL FIVE YEARS
Argentina: sales figures up to the end of July "Chiquitita" 500k Spanish version, 25k English version; "Voulez Vous" LP 200k
Australia: albums "Waterloo" 100k (2x platinum), "Abba" 500k (10x platinum), "Ring Ring" 150k (3 x platinum), "Arrival" = shipped 750k (sold 900k?), "Best Of" = 1.1 million (22x platinum) by 1979; singles "Fernando" 720k, "Dancing Queen" 300k
Canada: "Voulez Vous" album platinum within three weeks = 100k; "The Album" and "Arrival" both double platinum; "Greatest Hits" 600k; more than one million albums sold; singles: gold for "Take A Chance On Me", "Knowing Me Knowing You", "Dancing Queen" and "Fernando"
Czechoslovakia: "The Album" 100k
Denmark: 1.2 million albums and cassettes; singles sales more than 250k
East Germany: sales 50k for each single, 40k for each album
Finland: Arrival 78k; 290k albums
France: "Waterloo" single 500k & gold; gold for "SOS / Fernando" (?) and "I Do I Do I Do"; "Greatest Hits" 100k, "Voulez Vous" double gold
Greece: more than 1.1 million records sold
Holland: the eight Abba album sold altogether some 1.75 to 2 million copies; "Best Of Abba" and "Arrival" more than 500k each
Hong Kong: all six albums certified platinum
Hungary: "Voulez Vous" album initial press of 75k
Ireland: "Greatest Hits" 200k, "Arrival" 150k; singles: "Waterloo", "Dancing Queen", "Fernando", "Chiquitita" 50k each (gold); most singles 20k status (silver); "Voulez Vous" album 30k in less than six weeks
Israel: "Arrival" platinum, "Greatest Hits" gold
Japan: "She's My Kind Of Girl" 500k (too high?)
Kenya: every Abba release sells in excess of 10k
Malaysia: "Voulez Vous" 10k + 5k in the pipeline
New Zealand: "Best Of Abba" 250k; 18x platinum with 15k for platinum; "Fernando" double platinum; "The Album" 60k / 4 x platinum
Norway: single "Ring Ring" sold some 10k units; "Greatest Hits" and "Arrival" gold and platinum; "The Album" 200,840 units sold
Poland: 543,499 copies of the two albums "Waterloo" and "I Do I Do I Do" released and sold out in 1976
Portugal: "Fernando" 80k, all Abba singles at least 20k; "Voulez Vous" album 9,500 in one week
South Africa: 13 gold albums four of which went platinum
Scandinavia: five million albums
Soviet Union: "Arrival" and "The Album" 10k each
South America/ Central America: Brazil 200k albums and singles; Venezuela 50k; El Salvador Spanish version of "Chiquitita" 65k; Columbia 135k albums and singles; "Chiquitita" 75k in Chile and over 75k in Ecuador, Mexico: "Chiquitita" (English & Spanish) and "Voulez Vous" LP altogether 450k; Dominican Republic "Chiquitita" 6,100
Spain: "Chiquitita" 100k (gold)
Sweden: at 30 june 79: "Ring Ring" 117k, "Waterloo" 350k, "ABBA" 475k, "GH" 293k, "Arrival" 693k, "The Album" 753k, "Voulez-Vous" 290k; total = 2.97 million
Taiwan: "GH" 4,500, "Arrival" 3,500, "Voulez-Vous" 2,500 in its first month of release
West Germany: "Very Best Of" and "Arrival" 3 x gold (750k) each; "Money Money Money" and "Knowing Me Knowing You" 300k each (too low?)
Yugoslavia: one of few acts to achieve sales of 100k in a year; 1977 111,600 albums and cassettes, 300k singles

6.10.1979 sales in Russia average 200k to 500k according to Stig Anderson
3.11.1979 Mexico "Chiquitita" 500k (English & Spanish)
17.11.1979 100 mio records sold

27.9.1980 Finland "Greatest Hits 2" 80k
18.7.1981 India "Best Of Abba" 50k
8.8.1981 Germany "Super Trouper" LP more than one million copies sold
17.10.1981 Australia more than 3 million albums sold over the past 5 years
23.1.1982 Germany sales of three LPs alone in 1981 passed the 2 million mark
26.6.1982 Cristy Lane’s remake of “I Have A Dream” number 17 on the US Country Chart and sales of 125k
17.7.1982 Norway: in the 1978-1979 period four LPs sold together a total million units in 12 months (nearly 13% of the total industry turnover): the four LPs were the first “Smurf” LP, Abba “The Album” and the soundtracks to “Grease” & “Saturday Night Fever”
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Postby HUR » Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:33 pm

Amazing overview, Benny. Plenty of figures were reported.

Can I make some observations?

-Japan: total for Arrival is too low; it is cited with 500,000 sales but, off the top of my head, its Oricon sales were well over 600,000 units. Something happened there.

-Russia: there is an enormous discrepency between 10,000 units and what their manager claimed during October 1979. Is it possible that when Stig Anderson said that they sold 200,000 to 500,000 per album he was actually referring to the whole of Eastern Europe (including Poland, Yugoslavia, Romania, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and others), rather than Russia?

-Worldwide: I see their timelime was 40 million by November 1976, 50 million by January 1978, and 100 million by November 1979. Did they really sell 50 million in les than two years? By the way, if Abba had really sold 100 million by late 1979, it proves that Prici900's estimation by the time they split up (in 1983) –he claimed their cumulative sales were 175 to 200 million records- is definitely wrong.
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Postby AndiIversen » Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:14 pm

Germany:
The Combined Germany Album Chart :
#51 - new - 1 - ABBA - The Essential Collection

UK:
UK albums top 100
#99 (lw:#79) 18 Hits ABBA (90 weeks on)

Australia:
Aria top 50 album catalogue chart:
#42 lw:#46 (91 weeks) peak#5 18 HITS Abba <P>2 UNI/UMA
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Postby Benny » Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:32 pm

HUR, regarding Abba's total sales, Billboard cites a figure of "150 million or so records" in an interview with Frida on 13 November 1982. This could be a plausible sales figure at the time of their breakup. It's difficult to say which total was correct at which time.

Of course there are some contradictory figures, like the example with Russia or the Australian sales for "Fernando" (400k or 720k ?).

It would be great to find additional information from the issues of Billboard magazine that are not on Google Books, especially from 1976, Abba's most successful year in terms of charts and sales.
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Postby HUR » Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:56 pm

I think these various worldwide figures are messy and contradictive between each other, which just proves they aren’t really reliable, even if they come from Billboard (where many wrong totals have been printed over the years, or misleading if you want).

Not only were Abba supposed to have sold 50 million between January 1978 and November 1979 (in less than two years), but now we are supposed to believe they cumulated a further 50 million between late 1979 and November 1982. Sorry, that just isn't possible, 100 million by November 1979 is already dodgy enough to believe they were already at 150 million just three years later.

How many records had Abba sold in the USA by 1982? Arguably 20 million, counting albums and singles. So we are left with as many as 130 million outside of the USA, in just eight years. Sorry, but I'm sure not even The Beatles had sold 130 million records, outside of North America, by then. Why would Abba have done so? And would be an approximate breakdown if so? All very unreliable, sorry. These don't even fit with what MJDangerous estimated, and I think his figures were already high enough.

Plus the wording of that article just doesn't help. "150 million or so records" sounds as though the journalist didn't really know what he was talking about, to me.

Anyway, I reinforce what I said a couple of posts earlier: it is all a matter of opinion, and I personally think these worldwide totals are just wrong. Although I agree with Benny that it is difficult to know which total is right.
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Postby Benny » Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:35 pm

Ok 150 million until 1983 may be a little bit too high, but 125 million should be fine:

60 million singles + 40 million studio albums + 25 million best of albums (13.5 mio for "Best Of" / "GH" in 1976, 6.5 mio for "GH2" in 1979, 2.5 million for "The Singles" in 1982 and 2.5 million for others) add up to a total of 125 million records sold until 1983.
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Postby HUR » Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:01 pm

It could be right, Benny. Thank you.

In the previous page I estimated total singles of 50 million; but these 60 million figure –which you are quoting- is the most cited total, I have to admit. Do you have your breakdown per country and/or region of the world?

Also, how many physical singles have they sold in Germany, according to you? MJDangerous estimated some 8,500,000 overall, but I recall a post of yours where you came up with a more conservative number. Any idea?

Your posts are great and I trust your numbers; there may be some I disagre, but we agree on more than we disagree.
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Postby Benny » Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:06 pm

HUR, here are my sales estimations for the Abba singles that reached the German top 20:

1974
Waterloo 450k
Honey Honey 350k

There are some (reliable) sales figures from Billboard magazine for other hit songs from that year: "Rock Your Baby" sold 560k (1974 + January 1975), "Devil Gate Drive" 275k and "Dan The Banjo Man" 300k. There's a German charts website which has year end charts based on performance in the top 10 or top 20. You can compare the points and the sales (for example 215 points for "Devil Gate Drive" equal 275k copies) in order to get some estimations.

1975
So Long 50k
I Do I Do I Do 150k
SOS 500k ("Only You Can" by Fox sold 400k)

1976
Mamma Mia 320k
Fernando 600k (source = Billboard; "Fernando" is the only single with an official gold certification for sales exceeding 500k; these certifications started in 1976)
Dancing Queen 380k
Money Money Money 450k (300k according to Billboard is too low, it was number one for 6 weeks around Christmas time)

1977
Knowing Me Knowing You 450k (again, 300k according to Billboard is too low; it is number 6 based on points in the year-end chart and the entire top 5 was officially certified for sales of more than 500k; "Living Next Door To Alice" sold 700k)
The Name Of The Game 130k

1978 (a very strong year saleswise in Germany)
Take A Chance On Me 370k
Eagle 230k
Summer Night City 150k

1979 (another strong year)
Chiquitita 350k ("A Walk In The Park" sold that much and has a similar chart points total)
Does Your Mother Know 150k
Voulez-Vous 100k
Gimme Gimme Gimme 300k

1980
I Have A Dream 300k
The Winner Takes It All 250k
Super Trouper 450k (press release from 1981)

1981
One Of Us 300k

1982
Head Over Heels 30k
The Day Before You Came 150k

That's a total of 7 million singles sold. There's not much to be added (maybe 200k) for songs that did not reach the top 20 as there were only very few ("Lay All Your Love On Me" peaked at number 26, "Under Attack" and the 1992 reissue of "Dancing Queen" reached number 22; "The Last Video Ever" was number 30 in 2004 and "Happy New Year" has been charting at the lower end of the charts in the past few years; that's it).
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Postby HUR » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:41 pm

Thank you, Benny. Great breakdown.

About their total singles sales per country/region? I think they sold 10 million in the USA (perhaps conservative), 10 million in the UK, and –as you said- 7 million in Germany.

What about the rest?

I guess 1 million for Canada, 1.5 million in Japan, 4/5 million in France, 1.5 million in Netherlands, and 2 million Australia, for instance. Anything else?
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Postby stollar » Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:22 pm

At the end of August 1978,a Soviet delegation

travelled to Sweden to meet Stig and to discuss

the possibility of distributing ABBA"s album

and ABBA The Movie in the principal of the USSR.

The group had achieved great success in the

Soviet Unon,with their promotional videos being

regulary shown on television.The Polish TV special

Studio 2 had also been screened.Yet their records

and cassettes were still only available on the

black market.In reply to this huge demand,Polar Music

at first agreed to license the pressing of 200,000

records.Several other countries of the Eastern bloc

were to be granted licenses during the year(Via

Sannes trading),allowing them to press a specific

number of ABBA"s albums locally:Poland(500,000)

Czechoslovakia(300,000),East Germany(200,000)

Bulgaria(100,000 and Hungary(50,000).
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Postby Benny » Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:07 pm

HUR, it's quite difficult to do a total singles sales per country, I could only do so for the UK or Germany. Estimating album sales is easier IMO.

Stollar, interesting information! Abba were extremely popular in Eastern Europe. I found an article in the Dutch magazine "Hitkrant" from 1978 with similar information to yours:
...the Russians have already started pressing no less than 200.000 ABBA-albums. This will mark the first time that official ABBA-records will be available in Russia. Up till now, the fans – and there are a whole lot of them – had to make do with ‘white’ records.
But it’s not only Russia. Poland, Tsjecho-Slovakia, East Germany, Hungary and Bulgaria are falling for ABBA as well. In all, more than one million ABBA-albums have been sold in those countries in the meantime. For that matter, the goods are not being paid in cash, since the currencies of the Eastern countries aren’t exactly favoured in our area. Therefore, accounts are being settled in oil, cement or canned food.
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Postby stollar » Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:20 pm

Benny wrote:HUR, it's quite difficult to do a total singles sales per country, I could only do so for the UK or Germany. Estimating album sales is easier IMO.

Stollar, interesting information! Abba were extremely popular in Eastern Europe. I found an article in the Dutch magazine "Hitkrant" from 1978 with similar information to yours:
...the Russians have already started pressing no less than 200.000 ABBA-albums. This will mark the first time that official ABBA-records will be available in Russia. Up till now, the fans – and there are a whole lot of them – had to make do with ‘white’ records.
But it’s not only Russia. Poland, Tsjecho-Slovakia, East Germany, Hungary and Bulgaria are falling for ABBA as well. In all, more than one million ABBA-albums have been sold in those countries in the meantime. For that matter, the goods are not being paid in cash, since the currencies of the Eastern countries aren’t exactly favoured in our area. Therefore, accounts are being settled in oil, cement or canned food.
Yes they were popular in Eastern Europe,too bad Abba
has a lot of missing sales in those countries(Black market records).
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Postby HUR » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:18 pm

Benny wrote:HUR, it's quite difficult to do a total singles sales per country, I could only do so for the UK or Germany. Estimating album sales is easier IMO.
I fully agree here; estimating singles is very difficult, especially in countries where sales numbers (or sales points, in reality) were mixed up with radio and TV airplay, making the charts very difficult to comprehend: that happened in the USA or Belgium, for instance, and perhaps in other territories we don’t know about.

This is how I estimate roughly their physical singles sales in the ten biggest markets. Nothing particularly exact, but probably close to the real numbers or withing what can be believed:

USA – 10,000,000
UK – 10,000,000
Japan – 1,500,000
Germany – 7,000,000
France – 4,500,000
Canada – 750,000
Australia – 2,000,000
Netherlands – 1,500,000
Spain and Italy combined – 1,000,000

Total – 38,250,000

Both the British and German totals are arguably correct. I trust Benny and the OCC here.

After going through their USA's chart histories, I think that 10 million isn’t conservative, it is fine.

Their Oricon sales (Japan) add up to 1,300,000 units sold; so their overall sales will have been 1,500,000 in total.

Not sure about Australia.

And I may be being generous with both Italy and Spain. Whereas the Dutch total looks fine, to me: they had ten number one singles and their four biggest singles totalled to 500,000 plus sales.

In order for Abba to have reached 60,000,000 physical sales worldwide, they would have needed to sell some 22,000,000 copies in the rest of the world –assuming I'm right about the above markets-. They had some great charts stats in countries like Ireland, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the whole of Scandinavia, South Africa, New Zealand, but I'm not sure how many million we are going to find in those countries. Perhaps not more than 4,000,000 to 6,000,000 combined.

Let's remember that in Asia, for example, singles sales have never been particularly strong for foreign acts (as Japanese sales prove).

Perhaps 60 million is pushing it a bit, but I could be wrong.
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Postby Benny » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:37 pm

MJ Dangerous once estimated total singles sales of 52.87 million for the USA + Canada + Australia + Japan + Europe. Add a few million for the rest of the world (Latin America etc.) and the total is 60 million.

As I said, it's really difficult to estimate singles sales for most markets. The UK is very transparent, sales in some countries like Australia, Germany and France can be estimated but that's pretty much it.
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Postby HUR » Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:06 pm

Yes, it is true. I even posted it in the previous pages (number 88): http://www.ukmix.org/forums/viewtopic.p ... start=2175. According to MJDangerous, Abba sold 130 million albums and 60 million physical singles; easily above 200 million records, combining al supports (digital sales and music videos).

Anyway, most of my sales estimations –and, I believe, yours too- are generally more conservative than his, not just for Abba but for all acts.
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Postby tino » Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:36 am

The thing with accurate German Sales was the same as it is in these days: nobody but a few knows.

Comparing sales or comparing points and then trying to estimate sales with other songs that may had a similar chartrun are only reliable, if the number of sales for each position is quite the same week by week. As we all know, it isn't.

I know, that the official gold certifications began in 1976, so what should we do with all the pre-official certifications? Just ignore it? Believe, that every award given by the record company was a hoax? I don't know, if this case was ever discused here, but it is printed, that both "Waterloo" and "Honey Honey" achieved a gold award. It may be a fake, but it also might be true.

The sales given for "Head over heels" with 30k is far too low, this would be the sales of a number 19-hit with a 12-weeks-appearance in these days, but not then.
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Postby Benny » Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:03 am

tino wrote:Comparing sales or comparing points and then trying to estimate sales with other songs that may had a similar chartrun are only reliable, if the number of sales for each position is quite the same week by week. As we all know, it isn't.
Of course it isn't, but it's the only way to estimate sales.

tino wrote:I know, that the official gold certifications began in 1976, so what should we do with all the pre-official certifications? Just ignore it? Believe, that every award given by the record company was a hoax? I don't know, if this case was ever discused here, but it is printed, that both "Waterloo" and "Honey Honey" achieved a gold award. It may be a fake, but it also might be true.
Before 1976, record companies handed out many silver, golden and platinum discs but for completely different sales figures. There are many articles in old issues of Billboard magazine where it says for example "singer X received gold for 200k copies sold" and then a few years weeks later "singer Y received gold for 500k copies sold". I know that there is a German chart book in which "Waterloo" and "Honey Honey" are both listed with a gold certification but it's not official. Maybe it was just due to their good chart performance.

tino wrote:The sales given for "Head over heels" with 30k is far too low, this would be the sales of a number 19-hit with a 12-weeks-appearance in these days, but not then.
This is the chart run for "Head Over Heels":
69,19,19,19,24,27,33,39,38,59,63,72

I find it harder to estimate sales for lower charting singles than for higher charting singles; sales could also be 50k or 75k etc., to be honest I really don't know.
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Postby AndiIversen » Wed Jun 13, 2012 4:40 am

Swiss albums chart:

Schweizer Hitparade alben top 100:

#33 (lw:#58) Gold- Greatest Hits ABBA 10xPlatin 267 weeks
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Postby tino » Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:14 am

Germany: The Essential Collection up to 16.
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Postby Benny » Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:29 pm

tino wrote:Germany: The Essential Collection up to 16.
+ Gold re-enters at number 34 :D
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Postby zeus555 » Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:59 pm

'Gold' jumps from No.63 to No.21 in Austria. It is its 130th Chart Week.

'The Essential Collection' enters at No.53, in Austria.

A LINK TO AN ABBA PARODY SONG.......

The HeeBeeGeeBees consisted of Philip Pope, Angus Deayton, and
Michael Fention Stevens, on vocals, and various people on instruments.

They released 2 Albums. The first of which was called:,

"439 Golden Greats - Never Mind The Originals Here's The Hee Bee Gee Bees"

It consisted of numerous parody Songs, in the style of famous Acts - Bee Gees,
David Bowie, The Police, etc.

Track 11 was an ABBA parody - 'Music Machine', so they called
themselves BABBA for that one, & added some Female vocalists.

'MUSIC MACHINE' - BABBA (1981)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpFQg98e30E

You can find the lyrics here:,

http://lyrics.wikia.com/The_HeeBeeGeeBees:Music_Machine

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Postby AndiIversen » Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:21 am

South Korea:

Gaon International albums chart:

#26 NEW The Visitors (Deluxe Edition) ABBA Universal Music
#44 up6 Mamma Mia! OST Various Universal Music
#45 up79 The Definitive Collection ABBA Universal Music
#49 up73 Best of ABBA ABBA Universal Music
#63 hot ABBA 18 Hits ABBA Universal Music
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Postby AndiIversen » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:25 am

Sweden:

Sverigetopplistan top 60 albums chart:

#58 re-entry ABBA GOLD Greatest Hits ABBA (117 weeks on) 5xPlat. Polar
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Postby Benny » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:55 am

German Music DVD Charts

15 12 02 ABBA-The essential collection
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