The making of The Winner Takes It All and Our Last Summer - an excerpt from ABBA The Complete Recording Sessions

Published August 24, 2017

The book ABBA - The Complete Recording Sessions is referred to as "a fantastic work" by ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus, while reviewers call it "an enlightening study of a pop phenomenon" and "the ultimate ABBA artefact". ABBA fans all over the world have been equally enthusiastic in their praise. In other words, if you're a serious ABBA fan or just interested in the story of pop music, this book is definitely for you.

If you want to read an excerpt from the book, look no further. The 9 pages available here will let you in behind the scenes as ABBA write and record 'The Winner Takes It All' and 'Our Last Summer' in the summer of 1980. (Because of the author's lack of pdf editing skills the first page brings you mid-paragraph into a preceding entry - consider it a bonus! - so scroll down to start reading about 'The Winner Takes It All'.)

Enjoy your reading - and then order the book here:

June 1980 saw ABBA record Our Last Summer and The Winner Takes It All.