Download e-book for iPad: ABBA: The Complete Recording Sessions by Carl Magnus Palm

By Carl Magnus Palm

ISBN-10: 0907938108

ISBN-13: 9780907938101

In 1966 younger males from Sweden wrote and recorded a track referred to as 'Isn't It effortless To Say', which marked the start of a songwriting and list generating partnership that has endured to today. because the Sixties drifted into the Seventies, they all started making recordings with woman singers (who additionally later turned their wives), a operating courting that might proceed till August 1982. in the course of that interval the foursome recorded a suite of songs which heralded probably the most profitable recording careers the realm has ever recognized and claimed a distinct position within the heritage of renowned music.
That quartet used to be after all Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, larger referred to as ABBA, and this e-book is the tale of those humans and their recordings. in response to large study and numerous hours of unique interviews with all 4 participants of ABBA, their engineer Michael B. Tretow and plenty of of the musicians that performed with the band, ABBA - the full Recording periods recounts their tale in a manner that hasn't ever been instructed prior to.

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38 The Complete Recording Sessions ABBA's all-important Eurovision Song Contest breakthrough in Brighton on 6th April was followed by a hectic promotional schedule throughout the rest of April, including their very first Top Of The Pops appearance, taped on 10th April, and several visits to Germany and Holland. On 17th April, they went on a three day promotional visit to Paris, France, and it was probably on the 18th that they overdubbed French vocals on the 'Waterloo' backing track. There to help them with the pronunciation was Claude-Michel Schönberg, who together with lyricist Alain Boublil (writer of the French 'Waterloo' lyrics) would go on to compose the successful musical Les Miserables.

Drummer Ola Brunkert is missing from the picture. June Single release: 'Love Isn't Easy (But It Sure Is Hard Enough)'/ 'I Am Just A Girl'. Polar POS 1176*. 23rd July Metronome Studio? Mixing 'Ring Ring (German version)'; 'Ring Ring (instrumental version)'; 'Wer Im Wartesaal Der Liebe Steht'; 'Ring Ring (Spanish version)'. Many legendary pop/rock acts, such as The Beatles and David Bowie, have at some point in their career recorded a few of their songs in other languages than English, the accepted "pop language", in order to facilitate a breakthrough in certain territories.

Out of many odd ways of recording things, the recording of 'So Long' must surely rank as one of the strangest, when the swimming pool hall in Glenmark's house was used as an echo chamber for the guitar. " Indeed, Janne Schaffer can still remember how the whole house resounded from the noise, and the ensuing complaints from Bruno Glenmark's mother-in-law! Michael Tretow made an invaluable contribution to ABBA's recordings Poolside guitar playing - Björn and Benny with Janne Schaffer at Glen Studio This inventiveness of Michael's, his will to experiment and then, of course, Björn and Benny's unusual willingness to be open to his suggestions, was a vital ingredient of ABBA's sound structure.

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