Happy New Year (4.24)

(Benny Andersson/Björn Ulvaeus)

Lead vocal: Agnetha.

Recording commenced 9 April 1980.

Benny Andersson: Keyboards & synthesizers
Ola Brunkert: Drums
Rutger Gunnarsson: Bass
Janne Schaffer: Guitars
Björn Ulvaeus: Acoustic guitars
Lasse Wellander: Guitars

Working title: Daddy Don’t Get Drunk On Christmas Day.

Later recorded in Spanish as Felicidad.

Later edited for promotional film clip.

Later performed by Benny Andersson (1987).

Later performed by Benny Andersson (2013).

Later recorded by Benny Andersson (2017).

Later recorded by ABBA The Museum The Choir with Benny Andersson.

First released on the LP Super Trouper 3 November 1980.

Currently available on the CDs Super Trouper, Classic ABBA - The Universal Masters Collection, The Ultimate Collection, 30th Anniversary Original Album Box, 18 Hits - Svenska Popklassiker, 18 Hits, The Complete Studio Recordings, The Albums, Super Trouper Deluxe Edition, ABBA Collected, The Essential Collection and the DVDs The Definitive Collection, 16 Hits, The Essential Collection.

Super Trouper LP 1980

Happy New Year single Portugal 1980

Happy New Year promotional single Netherlands 1980

Happy New Year promotional single Japan 1980

Happy New Year EP Brazil 1981

Thank You For The Music - A Collection Of Love Songs LP UK 1983

Polarator Jul LP 1988

Happy New Year CD single and card Netherlands 1989

Thank You For The Music CD single UK 1992

Merry X-mas CD single Norway 1998

25 jaar na 'Waterloo' - De grootste hits in Nederland CD 1999

Happy New Year CD single 1999

Happy New Year CD single Germany 1999

The Complete Singles Collection 2CD Germany 1999

18 Hits CD international 2005

ABBA - The Complete Studio Recordings box set 2005

ABBA - The Albums box set 2008

ABBA The Vinyl Collection 9 LP box set 2010

Super Trouper Deluxe Edition CD/DVD 2011

Happy New Year/The Way Old Friends Do single 2011

The Essential Collection 2CD 2012

ABBA The Singles box set 2014

ABBA - The Studio Albums box set 2014

40/40 - The Best Selection Japan 2014

ABBA / The Collection iTunes box set 2014

Happy New Year/Felicidad single 2018

Happy New Year/Felicidad single 2019

Happy New Year/Felicidad single 2020

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