ABBA

The Essential Collection

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To celebrate ABBA's 40th anniversary, Polydor released the 2012 compilation The Essential Collection, which includes 39 songs by the Swedish hitmakers and a 12-page booklet. The two-CD album is basically an update of the 2002 compilation The Definitive Collection, adding several Japanese A-sides to that collection's track list ("Bang-a-Boomerang," "That's Me," "One Man, One Woman," and "Happy New Year"). The Essential Collection is also available as a DVD with 36 music videos and promo clips (including two previously unreleased Spanish videos) and as a limited deluxe edition with both CDs and the DVD in a hardcover book containing a 24-page booklet with liner notes by ABBA biographer Carl Magnus Palm.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 2:47 Amazon
2 3:20 Amazon
3 3:05 Amazon
4 2:55 Amazon
5 2:46 Amazon
6 2:56 Amazon
7 3:06 Amazon
8 3:18 Amazon
9 3:23 Amazon
10 3:33 Amazon
11 3:04 Amazon
12 4:15 Amazon
13 3:53 Amazon
14 3:09 Amazon
15 4:04 Amazon
16 3:18 Amazon
17 4:54 Amazon
18 4:08 Amazon
19 4:28 Amazon
20 4:33 Amazon
21 3:51 Amazon
22 3:36 Amazon
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