The Winner Takes It All (4.58)

(Benny Andersson/Björn Ulvaeus)

Lead vocal: Agnetha.

Recording commenced 6 June 1980.

Musicians:
Benny Andersson: Keyboards & synthesizers
Ola Brunkert: Drums
Rutger Gunnarsson: String arrangement
Åke Sundqvist: Percussion
Mike Watson: Bass
Lasse Wellander: Guitars

Working title: The Story Of My Life II/III.

Later edited for promotional single in USA.

Later edited for EP in Brazil.

Later edited for compilation LP in Japan.

Later edited for compilation LP in Australia.

Later edited for compilation CD in Brazil.

Later edited for compilation CD in Germany.

Later edited for The Last Video.

Excerpt later used in ABBA Remix.

Later recorded in French by Mirielle Mathieu as Bravo Tu As Gagné.

Later recorded for the movie Mamma Mia!.

Later performed by Faith Hill with Benny Andersson.

A reported planned Spanish version as Va Todo Al Ganador remained unrecorded.

First released as a single A side 21 July 1980.

Also released on the LP Super Trouper 3 November 1980.

Currently available on the CDs Super Trouper, ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits, Thank You For The Music, ABBA Master Series, My Love My Life (Agnetha), That's Me - The Greatest Hits (Agnetha), Classic ABBA - The Universal Masters Collection, The Best Of ABBA - The Millennium Collection, SOS - The Best Of ABBA, The Definitive Collection, The Ultimate Collection, Todo ABBA - sus grandes exitos, 30th Anniversary Original Album Box, The Best Of ABBA, 18 Hits - Svenska Popklassiker, 18 Hits, The Complete Studio Recordings, La Nostra Storia - 20 Grandi Successi, Number Ones, My Very Best (Agnetha), The Albums, ABBA Gold - Complete Edition, Icon, Super Trouper Deluxe Edition, ABBA Collected, The Essential Collection, ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits 40th Anniversary Edition and the DVDs The Definitive Collection, ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits, The Last Video, 16 Hits, Number Ones, The Essential Collection.

The Winner Takes It All single 1980

The Winner Takes It All 12 inch single UK 1980

The Winner Takes It All 12 inch single West Germany 1980

The Winner Takes It All single Japan 1980

The Winner Takes It All single Mexico 1980

Super Trouper LP 1980

The Winner Takes It All single German Democratic Republic 1980

The Winner Takes It All single Ecuador 1981

The Winner Takes It All single India

ABBA EP Chile 1980

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

Knowing Me, Knowing You single UK 1989

ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits CD 1992

Thank You For The Music 4CD box set 1994

My Love My Life 2CD Sweden 1996

That's Me - The Greatest Hits CD 1998

The Winner Takes It All limited edition CD single Sweden 2000

The Definitive Collection 2CD 2001

The ABBA Story CD 2004

18 Hits CD international 2005

ABBA - The Complete Studio Recordings box set 2005

ABBA Number Ones CD 2006

My Very Best - Agnetha Fältskog CD 2008

ABBA - The Albums box set 2008

ABBA The Vinyl Collection 9 LP box set 2010

Super Trouper Deluxe Edition CD/DVD 2011

The Essential Collection 2CD 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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