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ABBA - The Album Album

ABBA - The Album Album
  • Performer ABBA
  • Title The Album
  • Date of release 1977
  • Country UK
  • Style Disco, Europop
  • Label Epic
  • Catalog number S EPC 86052, EPC 86052
  • Other formats Vinyl, LP, Album, Netherlands Pressing, Gatefold
  • Genre Pop
  • Size MP3 2154 mb
  • Size FLAC 1406 mb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 155


1Thank You For The Music3:48
2Hole In Your Soul3:41
Lead Guitar – Janne Schaffer
4One Man, One Woman4:25
5Move On4:42
6Take A Chance On Me4:05
7The Girl With The Golden Hair - 3 Scenes From A Mini Musical
8I'm A Marionette3:54
9The Name Of The Game4:54
10I Wonder (Departure)4:33


  • Bass, Arranged By [Strings]Rutger Gunnarsson
  • Design [Front Cover], Illustration [Front And Back Illustrations]Rune Söderqvist
  • DrumsOla Brunkert (tracks: A1, A4 to B2, B3b, B3c), Roger Palm (tracks: A2, A3, B3a)
  • EngineerMichael B. Tretow
  • Guitar [Other Guitars]Björn Ulvæus, Lasse Wellander
  • Illustration [Front And Back Illustrations]Björn Andersson
  • KeyboardsBenny Andersson
  • Lead GuitarLasse Wellander (tracks: A2 to B3c)
  • Lyrics By [Assistance]Stig Anderson (tracks: A4, B1, B3b)
  • PercussionMalando Gassama
  • Photography ByBarry Levine
  • Saxophone, FluteLars O. Carlsson
  • Written-ByStig Anderson (tracks: A4, B1, B3b)
  • Written-By, Arranged By, ProducerBenny Andersson, Björn Ulvæus


Recorded and mixed at Marcus Music & Metronome Studio.
"The Name Of The Game" mixed at Bohus Studio. Additional overdubs recorded at Glen Studio.

Back cover:
℗ 1977 Polar Music International AB
© 1977 Polar Music International AB
Interpak I by Shorewood Packaging / Printed in Holland

Inside cover:
A1 to A3, B2, B3, B5 © 1977 for the world by Union Songs AB
A4, B1, B4 © 1977 for the world by Polar Music AB
All songs assigned for UK to Bocu Music Ltd.

Made in Holland
Original sound recording made by Polar Music International AB.
CBS Records are the exclusive licensees for the UK.

Cat number on sleeve:
EPC 86052
Cat number on disc:
S EPC 86052

UK issue pressed in the Netherlands.


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): EPC 01-86052-2A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): CBS 01-86052-1B-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): S EPC 86052 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): S EPC 86052 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A Stamped Variant 2 ): CBS 01-86052-1A-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B Stamped Variant 2 ): CBS 01-86052-1B-3


  • Recorded At – Marcus Music
  • Recorded At – Metronome Studio, Stockholm
  • Mixed At – Marcus Music
  • Mixed At – Metronome Studio, Stockholm
  • Mixed At – Studio Bohus
  • Overdubbed At – Glen Studio
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Polar Music International AB
  • Copyright (c) – Polar Music International AB
  • Copyright (c) – Polar Music AB
  • Copyright (c) – Union Songs AB
  • Made By – Shorewood Packaging
  • Licensed To – CBS Records
  • Published By – Bocu Music Ltd.
  • Pressed By – CBS, Haarlem