About Happy New Year
“Happy New Year” is a song by Swedish group ABBA from their 1980 album Super Trouper. The lead vocals are by Agnetha Fältskog. The song”s working title was the more festive and humorous “Daddy Don”t Get Drunk on Christmas Day”. Although recorded in 1980, the English-language song was released as a single in Europe in 1999 and charted at no. 34 in Sweden, no. 15 in the Netherlands, no. 75 in Germany, to promote the CD re-release of many of ABBA”s singles. “Felicidad” was the Spanish-language version of the song. The single charted in the top 5 in Argentina. The song was also included on the South American versions of the Super Trouper album. Released in 1980 in Argentina, the single”s B-side was the album”s title track, “Super Trouper”. “Felicidad” was first released on CD as part of the 1994 Polydor US compilation Más ABBA Oro, and in 1999 on the expanded re-release of ABBA Oro: Grandes Éxitos. In 2008, it was released again in several countries, and charted no.
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25 in Denmark, no. 11 in Norway, and no. 4 in Sweden. It re-entered the Sweden and Norway charts in 2009 at no. 5 in both charts and reached the Dutch Top 10 in 2011. In December 2011 a silver glitter vinyl single limited to 500 pieces was released including the songs Happy New Year and The Way Old Friends Do. The edition was available from the official ABBA site and the ABBF fan site only. It was sold out within the day of announcing the release. Upon the release of ABBA: The 40th Anniversary Singles Box Set on 5 May 2014, it was discovered that an alternate mix of “Andante, Andante” was used on the b-side of the single in the boxset instead of the original album version.more »
No more champagneAnd the fireworks are throughHere we are, me and youFeeling lost and feeling blueIt”s the end of the partyAnd the morning seems so greySo unlike yesterdayNow”s the time for us to sayHappy New YearHappy New YearMay we all have a vision now and thenOf a world where every neighbor is a friendHappy New YearHappy New YearMay we all have our hopes, our will to tryIf we don”t we might as well lay down and dieYou and ISometimes I seeHow the brave new world arrivesAnd I see how it thrivesIn the ashes of our livesOh yes, man is a foolAnd he thinks he”ll be okayDragging on, feet of clayNever knowing he”s astrayKeeps on going anywayHappy New YearHappy New YearMay we all have a vision now and thenOf a world where every neighbor is a friendHappy New YearHappy New YearMay we all have our hopes, our will to tryIf we don”t we might as well lay down and dieYou and ISeems to me nowThat the dreams we had beforeAre all dead, nothing moreThan confetti on the floorIt”s the end of a decadeIn another ten years timeWho can say what we”ll findWhat lies waiting down the lineIn the end of eighty-nineHappy New YearHappy New YearMay we all have a vision now and thenOf a world where every neighbor is a friendHappy New YearHappy New YearMay we all have our hopes, our will to tryIf we don”t we might as well lay down and dieYou and I
ABBA ABBA was a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972, comprising Agnetha Fältskog, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. ABBA is an acronym of the first letters of the band members” first names and is sometimes stylized as the registered trademark ᗅᗺᗷᗅ. They became one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of pop music, topping the charts worldwide from 1972 to 1982. They are also known for winning the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest, giving Sweden its first victory in the history of the contest and being the most successful group ever to take part in the contest. more »