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ABBA is one of the most successful bands in history, second only to The Beatles in albums sold worldwide. Here are our picks for the top 10 songs in the smash-hit musical. A powerful song about overcoming obstacles to achieve your goals, ABBA reached 2 in the UK charts in , before Westlife took it all the way to a Christmas 1 with their cover in A boyband covering ABBA? The dramatic structure of the song easily lent itself to a musical. ABBA released it as a single in and it went to 1 in 8 countries. A big, bold number full of dramatic tension, it leaves audiences wanting more and rushing back to their seats after the interval.
On July 13, Mamma Mia! The title of the musical is taken from the group's chart-topper " Mamma Mia ". Ulvaeus and Andersson, who composed the original music for ABBA, were involved in the development of the show from the beginning.
Mamma Mia! The Movie Soundtrack  is the soundtrack album for the jukebox musical film Mamma Mia! Additionally, many of the musicians from the original ABBA recordings participated in making the soundtrack album. In keeping with the setting, the musical arrangements featured the use of traditional Greek instruments, most noticeably the bouzouki. The deluxe edition of the soundtrack album was released on November 25, The Deluxe Edition of the soundtrack features the original soundtrack with no new songs and a bonus DVD that features a "Behind the Music" special that shows some of the recording process for the movie, as well as a music video for " Gimme! The booklet for the deluxe edition is different from the original, containing all the lyrics, an article written by Musical Director Martin Lowe, taping location info, and additional photos from the movie. With only produced, 2 are included which contain high quality images on both sides. Here We Go Again , the album entered the UK chart for the first time, peaking at number 5 on the chart.