Label: Old Records - OLDR 038-2 • Format: CD Compilation, Remastered • Country: Poland • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: Disco
Yes — and no. Join us as we explore the story behind People Need Love, the very first single released by the group that later reached worldwide fame under the name ABBA. Party People Failure In this day and age, when pop stars with little previous stage experience achieve instant number one hits through participation in television shows such as Pop Idol and American Idol, it is sobering to be reminded how long it actually took before ABBA achieved worldwide success. Read on. Still, they had bills to pay, Tengo Un Mes Con El Mismo Pantalon - Ricky Luis - Tengo Un Mes Con El Mismo Pantalon: Lo Mejor De Ri they could not afford to turn down the work opportunities that came their way, whether on or off stage.
For their part, Agnetha and Frida were devoting themselves to their own careers, with varied success. This venture was fairly successful. But the show was not a hit. The idea of working together as a group People Needs Love - Abba - Greatest Hits put on ice for the moment being. Encouraged by this success they started working towards straightforward pop music again. Although this was the kind of music they preferred, it was an area which they had largely abandoned for the past two years or so, simply because the Swedish audience seemed to prefer their easy listening material.
It was a creation very much in the vein of the lighter side of the pop music of the times. The concept for the recording was largely inspired by UK-based group Blue Mink. On most of their records, lead singers Roger Cook People Needs Love - Abba - Greatest Hits Madeline Bell traded vocal lines in songs that were optimistic pleas for harmony between people.
Indeed, as yet there was no talk of starting a permanent group. Agnetha and Frida were still involved in solo careers and had contracts with other record companies, plus they were all unsure about their future direction. At the very least, the four friends decided, they should go on making records together. Whether that would lead to something permanent, however, remained to be seen.
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