TVD Radar: ABBA, Voulez-Vous 40th Anniversary vinyl reissues in stores 6/14

VIA PRESS RELEASE | Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, ABBA’s Voulez-Vous will receive a multi-format reissue on June 14, 2019.

The album that saw the band say goodbye to the decade they dominated with style, Voulez-Vous was their fifth consecutive No.1 in Sweden, a chart-topper around Europe and a U.S. Top 20 album. Powered by classic singles, including the title track, and “Chiquitita,” Voulez-Vous was at the heart of one of the group’s most successful years to date. Marking one of the longest gaps between new albums, Voulez-Vous was recorded across an entire year, with Benny and Björn refining their precision song writing, and Agnetha and Anni-Frid providing some of their finest vocals across a diverse set of songs that ranged from contemporary disco classics to ballads that explored Sweden’s rich musical past.

To celebrate the album’s original April 23, 1979 release, Polar Music (via UMe) will be releasing a number of anniversary reissues: A 2LP half-speed master on 180g vinyl, mastered at Abbey Road and cut at 45rpm, a colored-vinyl 7” singles box set collecting the singles “Voulez-Vous,” “Summer Night City,” “I Have A Dream,” “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight),” “Does Your Mother Know,” “Chiquitita” and the extended dance mix of “Voulez-Vous.” Each single is released as a limited-edition standalone picture disc. All products will be released June 14, 2019.

TRACKLISTINGS

Voulez-Vous – Half Speed Master (2LP)
Side A
As Good As New
Voulez-Vous

Side B
I Have A Dream
Angel Eyes
The King Has Lost His Crown

Side C
Does Your Mother Know
If It Wasn’t For The Nights

Side D
Chiquitita
Lovers (Live A Little Longer)
Kisses Of Fire

Voulez-Vous – The Singles
7 x colored 7” singles released from the era of the Voulez-Vous album:

SINGLE 1 – Summer Night City / Medley: Pick A Bale Of Cotton • On Top Of Old Smokey • Midnight Special
SINGLE 2 – Chiquitita / Lovelight
SINGLE 3 – Does Your Mother Know / Kisses Of Fire
SINGLE 4 – Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) / The King Has Lost His Crown
SINGLE 5 – I Have A Dream / Take A Chance On Me
SINGLE 6 – Voulez-Vous / Angeleyes
SINGLE 7 – Voulez-Vous (Extended Dance Remix) / If It Wasn’t For The Nights

Voulez-Vous – Picture Discs
Each single released as a limited-edition standalone picture disc:

SINGLE 1 – Summer Night City / Medley: Pick A Bale Of Cotton • On Top Of Old Smokey • Midnight Special
SINGLE 2 – Chiquitita / Lovelight
SINGLE 3 – Does Your Mother Know / Kisses Of Fire
SINGLE 4 – Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) / The King Has Lost His Crown
SINGLE 5 – I Have A Dream / Take A Chance On Me
SINGLE 6 – Voulez-Vous / Angeleyes
SINGLE 7 – Voulez-Vous (Extended Dance Remix) / If It Wasn’t For The Nights

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