SOS (3.25)

(Benny Andersson/Stig Anderson/Björn Ulvaeus)

Led vocal: Agnetha.

Recording commenced 22 August 1974.

Benny Andersson: Keyboards
Ola Brunkert: Drums
Janne Schaffer: Guitars
Björn Ulvaeus: Guitars
Mike Watson: Bass

Working title: Turn Me On.

Excerpt later used in ABBA-dabba doo!! Medley.

Later edited for appearance on television in France.

Later edited for compilation cassette in Germany.

Excerpt later used in Megamedley.

Excerpt later used in ABBA Remix.

Later remixed as an instrumental version.

Later recorded in Swedish by Agnetha as S.O.S.

Later recorded in German by Lena Andersson as S.O.S..

Later performed by Ane Brun with Benny Andersson.

Tune of chorus later used by Edelweiss in Bring Me Edelweiss.

Later recorded for the movie Mamma Mia!.

Later performed live by Agnetha.

Later performed by Helene Fisher with Benny and Björn.

Later sampled in Coupé In C Minor.

Motif from introduction later used in Keep An Eye On Dan.

First released on the LP ABBA 21 April 1975.

Also released as a single A side June 1975.

Currently available on the CDs ABBA, ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits, Thank You For The Music, The Best Of ABBA - The Millennium Collection, SOS - The Best Of ABBA, The Definitive Collection, The Name Of The Game, The Ultimate Collection, Todo ABBA - sus grandes exitos, 30th Anniversary Original Album Box, The Best Of ABBA, 18 Hits - Svenska Popklassiker, 18 Hits, Classic ABBA - The Universal Masters Collection, The Complete Studio Recordings, La Nostra Storia - 20 Grandi Successi, Take A Chance On Me, Chronicles - 3 Classic Albums, Number Ones, The Albums, ABBA Gold - Complete Edition, 2 for 1: ABBA + Arrival, Icon, ABBA Collected, The Essential Collection, ABBA Deluxe Edition,ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits 40th Anniversary Edition and the DVDs The Definitive Collection, ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits, 16 Hits, Number Ones, The Essential Collection.

ABBA LP 1975

SOS single Norway 1975

SOS single Denmark 1975

SOS single Denmark 1975

SOS single West Germany 1975

SOS single Netherlands 1975

SOS single Austria

Bang-A-Boomerang single France 1975

SOS single Belgium 1975

SOS single Spain 1975

SOS single Portugal 1975

SOS single Italy 1975

SOS single Turkey 1975

SOS single Turkey 1975

SOS single German Democratic Republic 1975

SOS single Yugoslavia 1975

SOS EP Brazil 1975

SOS single Mexico 1975

The Best Of ABBA LP West Germany 1975

ABBA Greatest Hits LP Scandinavia 1975

The Best Of ABBA LP Australia 1976

SOS single Japan 1976

ABBA Greatest Hits LP UK 1976

SOS single Denmark 1976

SOS reissue single Japan 1980

ABBA - The Singles - The First Ten Years 2LP 1982

SOS box set single UK 1984

ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits CD 1992

Thank You For The Music 4CD box set 1994

The Definitive Collection 2CD 2001

The ABBA Story CD 2004

18 Hits CD international 2005

Classic ABBA - The Universal Masters Collection CD 2005

ABBA - The Complete Studio Recordings box set 2005

ABBA Number Ones CD 2006

ABBA - The Albums box set 2008

ABBA The Vinyl Collection 9 LP box set 2010

The Essential Collection 2CD 2012

ABBA Deluxe Edition CD/DVD 2012

ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits 40th Anniversary Edition 3 CD 2014

ABBA The Singles box set 2014

ABBA - The Studio Albums box set 2014

ABBA / The Collection iTunes box set 2014

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