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Poll ended at Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:15 pm

Knowing Me, Knowing You
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48%
The Winner Takes It All
17
52%
 
Total votes : 33

Postby Benny » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:37 pm

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'Gold: Greatest Hits' is a compilation album by the Swedish pop group ABBA released in 1992.

The album topped the UK Albums Chart on five separate occasions over sixteen years, first in 1992, then three times in 1999, and then again in 2008. This week, it spends its 825th week on the UK Album Top 100, an all-time record.

It is the second highest selling album of all time in the United Kingdom, with sales of over 5.4 million copies.
It is also among the biggest selling albums ever in many European countries and in Australia.
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Postby Benny » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:42 pm

You can watch a recap of all songs in the video below:



VOTING LIST

1. "Dancing Queen"
2. "Knowing Me, Knowing You"
3. "Take a Chance on Me"
4. "Mamma Mia"
5. "Lay All Your Love on Me"
6. "Super Trouper"
7. "I Have a Dream"
8. "The Winner Takes It All"
9. "Money, Money, Money"
10. "SOS"
11. "Chiquitita"
12. "Fernando"
13. "Voulez-Vous"
14. "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)"
15. "Does Your Mother Know"
16. "One of Us"
17. "The Name of the Game"
18. "Thank You for the Music"
19. "Waterloo"

ROUND 1: VOTE OUT TWO
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Postby Benny » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:48 pm

7. "I Have a Dream"
19. "Waterloo"
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Postby Spartan » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:52 pm

Does Your Mother Know
Waterloo
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Postby GaGarazzi » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:54 pm

15. "Does Your Mother Know"
16. "One of Us"
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Postby NothingFails » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:53 pm

I Have A Dream
Does Your Mother Know

funny thing is, as a whole Voulez-Vous is one of my fave ABBA albums but never really loved the singles off it
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Postby trebor » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:58 pm

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7. "I Have a Dream"
12. "Fernando"
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Postby Thriller » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:01 pm

Chiquitita
I Have A Dream
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Postby matthew_dixon » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:08 pm

How on earth has no-one done an ABBA Gold survivor before???

14. "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)"
17. "The Name of the Game"
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Postby Goldmoney » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:17 pm

Chiquitita
Does Your Mother Know
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Postby Erotica » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:39 pm

People vote out Does your mother know :x

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1. "Dancing Queen"
7. "I Have a Dream"
I am not trying to seduce you... Would you like me to seduce you? Is that what you're trying to tell me?
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Postby Jerz » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:30 am

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7. "I Have a Dream"
15. "Does Your Mother Know"
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Postby Affillate » Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:55 am

Do ‘more abba gold’ after this

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Dancing Queen
Mamma Mia

For the unpredictable strategy early
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Postby SummerPeur » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:02 am

7. "I Have a Dream"
19. "Waterloo"
SummerPeur wrote:Time stops for the Kween everytime WBT is performed.
Goldmoney wrote:So does her microphone
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Postby musiclover2174 » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:09 am

16. "One of Us"
17. "The Name of the Game"
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Postby Benjamin » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:22 am

16. "One of Us"
17. "The Name of the Game"
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Postby biscuits » Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:27 pm

Chiquitita
One of Us
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Postby JSparksFan » Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:42 pm

OUT:
Chiquitita
Voulez-Vous
Akini's Top 100 Songs of 2018: [50-46]

The broken world waits in darkness for the light that is you.
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Postby BodyShop » Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:46 pm

Benjamin wrote:16. "One of Us"
17. "The Name of the Game"
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Postby FreakyFlyBry » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:00 pm

Already tough, as this has to be one of THE greatest greatest hits albums ever!

7. "I Have a Dream"
16. "One of Us"
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Postby Benny » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:28 pm

ROUND 1 - RESULTS

We lose 'I Have a Dream' with 8 and 'One of Us' with 6 votes.

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Wikipedia wrote:'I Have a Dream' is taken from ABBA's sixth studio album 'Voulez-Vous'. It was released as a single in December 1979 and peaked at number 2 in the UK. The recording is notable for being the only ABBA song to include vocalists other than the four band members; the final chorus features a children's choir from the International School of Stockholm. In the UK, "I Have a Dream" was held off the No. 1 spot by Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall" which also features a children's choir.
The song features prominently in episode 2, season 1 of the British TV show "Black Mirror."
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Wikipedia wrote:'One of Us' was the first single from ABBA's final studio album The Visitors. It was released in December 1981. It peaked at No. 3 in the UK, where it stayed for three weeks. It would become ABBA's final appearance in the UK Top 10 to date.
The song was one of the last ones recorded for the album The Visitors. It was one of a number of tracks that explored the darker territory of Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson's songwriting, as the two men's divorces were beginning to influence their musical output. Indeed, the message of the song was about a woman trying to revive a relationship she had ended. Despite misgivings on the part of manager Stig Anderson, and its somewhat depressing lyric, "One of Us" was released as the first single from The Visitors, coupled with the non-album track "Should I Laugh or Cry". Ulvaeus had favored releasing it as the first single from the new album and the majority of the record companies agreed with him; it proved a wise move as it would become ABBA's final No. 1 single of their career. The decision to release "One of Us" as a single was made so late that it did not become available in Swedish shops until after The Visitors had been released.
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Postby Benny » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:32 pm

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Code: Select all
18. One of Us
19. I Have a Dream

VOTING LIST

1. "Dancing Queen"
2. "Knowing Me, Knowing You"
3. "Take a Chance on Me"
4. "Mamma Mia"
5. "Lay All Your Love on Me"
6. "Super Trouper"
8. "The Winner Takes It All"
9. "Money, Money, Money"
10. "SOS"
11. "Chiquitita"
12. "Fernando"
13. "Voulez-Vous"
14. "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)"
15. "Does Your Mother Know"
17. "The Name of the Game"
18. "Thank You for the Music"
19. "Waterloo"

ROUND 2: VOTE OUT TWO & SAVE ONE
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Postby Erotica » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:43 pm

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1. "Dancing Queen"
17. "The Name of the Game"

save
15. "Does Your Mother Know"
I am not trying to seduce you... Would you like me to seduce you? Is that what you're trying to tell me?
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Postby Benjamin » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:44 pm

2. "Knowing Me, Knowing You"
17. "The Name of the Game"

save:
4. "Mamma Mia"
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Postby BodyShop » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:48 pm

The Name of the Game
Chiquitita

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