ABBA: The Album (40th Anniversary) on LP
Double vinyl LP pressing in gatefold jacket. ABBA: The Album is the fifth studio album by the Swedish pop group ABBA. It was released in Scandinavia in December 1977 through Polar Music. The album was released in conjunction with ABBA: The Movie, with several of the songs featured in the film. The album contained two UK number-one singles, "Take a Chance on Me" and "The Name of the Game", as well as European hits "Eagle" and "Thank You for the Music". The album includes three songs from ABBA's 1977 tour mini-musical The Girl with the Golden Hair. These songs are "Thank You for the Music", "I Wonder (Departure)" and "I'm a Marionette". ABBA: The Album reached #1 in many territories. In the UK it debuted at the top and remained there for seven weeks, ending up as the third biggest selling album of the year (behind the movie soundtrack LPs of Saturday Night Fever and Grease).