2014 marked the 40th Anniversary of ABBA’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest with Waterloo. Polar Music International celebrated the anniversary with several releases: one of the most exclusive is the box set ABBA The Singles, which was released 5th May 2014.
ABBA The Singles features 40 vinyl singles released 1972–1982, the period when ABBA existed as a group. Out of these, 31 are the singles planned and conceived by ABBA’s Swedish record company, Polar Music, and issued in Sweden and/or the rest of Scandinavia: from the debut People Need Love, through legendary hits such as Mamma Mia, Dancing Queen, Knowing Me, Knowing You, Take A Chance On Me, Chiquitita and The Winner Takes It All, to the final single, Under Attack. The remaining 9 singles were only released by ABBA’s local record companies around the world.