Super Trouper - ABBA - The Singles - The First Ten Years (CD)
The song's name refers to the Super Troupera make of followspot used in large venues. In Octoberthe music video for "Super Trouper" used the largest number of artists including a circus troupe that ABBA ever used in a music video. The spotlight featured throughout the video is, in fact, a CCT Silhouette profile spot with followspot kit, as opposed to a real Super Trouper. Parts of the video were later reused in the clip for the song " Happy New Year " which also features on the Super Trouper album.
Outside of Europe, "Super Trouper" was a more modest hit. In the United States for example, where ABBA never quite Super Trouper - ABBA - The Singles - The First Ten Years (CD) to achieve the same sort of popularity experienced elsewhere, the single only reached No. The song only reached the lower region of the charts in countries such as Australia  and Japan,  but Super Trouper - ABBA - The Singles - The First Ten Years (CD) prove successful in Mexico, where it reached No.
The song soldcopies in United Kingdom in alone. When the single came out in the fall ofit became a hit around the globe, just as its predecessor " Mamma Mia ", also an ABBA cover. It also became their only Top 5 hit in Germany peaking at No. The single also reached No. The music video was directed by Sebastian Reed and was filmed in Sweden. The video shows a girl so obsessed with the band that she owns posters, magazines, mugs, clothing, and a key chain.
She also copies the band's choreography that is shown on TV. Some of the articles that feature pictures of the band come to life in the video. In the first few seconds of the video, before the actual song starts, Mamma Mia can be faintly heard in the background.
The video was a hit in most TV stations charting inside the Top 10 countdowns in late and early Super Trouper was released on 13 Julyalongside the soundtrack of Mamma Mia! The song was also performed in the first film by Streep, Baranski, and Walters. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the ABBA song. For other uses, see Super Trouper disambiguation.
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Retrieved 13 October London: Guinness World Records Limited. Retrieved 29 September But nothing wrong with that, you have to earn a living after all! Benny said it was so good not having to worry about money, but never said this is why they made new music. It was a huge deal, certainly in the UK. Take that from someone who is old enough to remember. Not in Sweden it wasnt.
It did not became big here until ABBA won it. Up til then no one thought Swedish music would work. Yeah, outside of Sweden. Inside Sweden was different. Monica Zetterlund, Alice Babs… these people were beloved. The first Melodifestivalen winner, Siw Malmkvist, actually was the also the first Swedish singer to have some success in America. Ten years before ABBA. Mostly because the singers never reached any heights.
The saying was Swedish never does well. It was then Swedes realised Swedish music worked. With ABBA came a greater hype around the contest itself. As they should! Still I do feel a bit excited.
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