Additional information about this, Abba vinyl art.
Abba – The Artist
ABBA are a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The group’s name is an acronym of the first letters of their first names. They became one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of popular music, topping the charts worldwide from 1974 to 1982. ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 at The Dome in Brighton, UK, giving Sweden its first triumph in the contest. They are the most successful group to have taken part in the competition. Estimates of ABBA’s total record sales are at least 400 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
SOS – The Song
SOS was the third single from Swedish pop group ABBA’s self-titled 1975 album, their third for Polar Music and their second for Epic and Atlantic. It was released with “Man in the Middle” as the B-side. Agnetha Fältskog, who sang lead, recorded the song in Swedish on her 1975 solo album Elva kvinnor i ett hus. “SOS” was ABBA’s first major worldwide hit since “Waterloo”.
SOS – The Shape
Modelled into the lettering SOS which is the International Morse code distress signal ( . . . – – – . . .) In popular usage it means Save Our Souls or Save Our Ship. The records inner label being used as the letter ‘O’ in between the two ‘S’s’.
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