ABBA The Concert
Sound of helicopter coming in to land (indoor venues only)
2. Thats Me
Björn: "Hello (insert city here)!" and introduces 'SOS'
Björn tells a story about a guy sitting in a palmtree to get his girlfriend's attention
5. Sitting In The Palmtree
Benny: "Frida's gonna sing something new"
6. Money, Money, Money
Björn introduces "one of our oldest hits"
7. He Is Your Brother
8. I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
Björn introduces Benny and his accordion.
Showing off the sound effects: the girls become a train, Benny talks really deep and Björn turns into a chipmunk (when the effects work right)
Benny plays a short refrain from 'Waltzing Matilda' (traditional Australian song)
9. Dum Dum Diddle
10. When I Kissed The Teacher
Benny introduces "another song from the Arrival album"
11. Knowing Me, Knowing You
12. Rock Me
Frida: "I would like to tell you something. It's often been said there's a wall of sound behind us, and tonight there's a wall of sound in front of us".
Frida introduces a brand new song, "just for you. For a change, Benny will play the guitar and even sing"
13. We Are A Simple Four
Letter Word (a.k.a. I Am An A)
14. Ive Been Waiting For You
15. Mamma Mia
Björn: "You'll all be discovered tonight"
17. Why Did It Have To Be Me
18. Intermezzo no 1
Björn introduces "The Girl With The Golden Hair"
19. "The Girl With The
Björn introduces "a rock 'n' roll song"
20. So Long
Björn introduces 'Dancing Queen' : "We're gonna play a dancing number now"
21. Dancing Queen
22. Thank You For The Music (reprise)
Some songs sung by Björn were dropped for some of the concerts in Melbourne, due to his suffering food poisoning. So Long was not performed at the first concert in Sydney.
Anni-Frid Lyngstad, vocals
Ulf Andersson, saxes
Lena Andersson, Lena-Maria Gårdenäs-Lawton, Maritza Horn, backup vocals
Francis Matthews, narrator "The Girl With The Golden Hair"
©1999 by Ian Cole, Sydney Australia