ABBA, Björn, Benny, Agnetha & Frida* ‎– Waterloo

Polar ‎– POS 1187
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single

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A Waterloo (Eng. Version)
Written-By – Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson
B Watch Out
Written-By – Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus*

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"Alternate mix, briefly available on initial pressings of Polar single POS 1187, Sweden 1974". From the liner notes of ABBA - The Complete Studio Recordings.
This version is most notably different from regular single and album version for the loud oh yeah's during the verses and also lacking saxophones in the first chorus.
Matrix number of side A "POS-1187-A"

From Polar LP "Waterloo" POLS 252.

Published by Union Songs AB.

(P) 1974 Polar Music AB

Has the old band name "Björn, Benny, Agnetha & Frida" in brackets on the label.
Agnetha appears by courtesy of CBS-Cupol AB.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: NCB
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Etched): POS-1187-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Etched): POS-1187-B

Other Versions (5 of 75) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
POS 1187 ABBA Waterloo(7", Single) Polar POS 1187 Denmark 1974 Sell This Version
S EPC 2240 ABBA Waterloo(7", Single, Promo) Epic S EPC 2240 UK 1974 Sell This Version
none ABBA Waterloo (40th Anniversary Party)(CD, Promo) Polar none UK 2014 Sell This Version
POS 1187 ABBA, Björn, Benny, Agnetha & Frida* ABBA, Björn, Benny, Agnetha & Frida* - Waterloo(7", Single) Polar POS 1187 Scandinavia 1974 Sell This Version
2040 117 ABBA Waterloo (Schwedisch)(7", Single, M/Print) Polydor 2040 117 Austria 1974 Sell This Version

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October 20, 2017
Beware. Not all copies with matrix number POS-1187-A have the alternate mix. At least not my copy, which sounds identical to the matrix number POS-1187-A2. No oh yeah´s there.