ABBA ‎– The Album

Polydor ‎– 821 217-2
CD, Album, Reissue, Repress, Stereo, PDO, Germany

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1 Eagle 5:51
2 Take A Chance On Me 4:05
3 One Man, One Woman 4:25
4 The Name Of The Game
Lyrics By – Stig Anderson
5 Move On
Lyrics By – Stig Anderson
6 Hole In Your Soul 3:41
"The Girl With The Golden Hair" – 3 Scenes From A Mini-Musical –
7a Thank You For The Music 3:48
7b I Wonder (Departure)
Lyrics By – Stig Anderson
7c I'm A Marionette 3:54

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Made in W. Germany by PolyGram
℗ 1977 Polar Music International AB, Stockholm, Sweden

Recorded and mixed at: Marcus Music & Metronome Studio.
"The Name Of The Game" mixed at Bohus Studio.
Additional overdubs recorded at Glen Studio.

[Tray inlay:]
CD is manufactured by Polygram in Hanover, West Germany
Printed in West Germany by / Imprimé en Allemagne par Neef, Wittingen · Made in West Germany

Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6, 7a, 7c published by Union Songs AB
Tracks 4, 5, 7b published by Polar Music AB

The price code YH is individually boxed.
Released sometime between 1987 and 1990, when PDO, Germany was operating under this name and using this hub text.

This release (r7721122) has 'MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO' in hub area and 'Made in W. Germany by PolyGram' on CD face.

Differences to other similar releases with the same catalog number:
The Album (r4820502) has no text in hub area and 'Made in W. Germany by PolyGram' on CD face.
The Album (r12586622) has 'MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC' in hub area and shorter 'Made in W.-Germany' on CD face.
The Album (r5419279) has 'MADE IN GERMANY' in hub area and shorter 'Made in W.-Germany' on CD face.
The Album (r1437097) has 'Made in France by PRS' on CD face.
The Album (r3877425) has 'Made in France by PMDC' on CD face.
The Album (r5417063) has 'Made in Australia' on the bottom edge and no text box to the right of the CD face. Different text on the bottom of tray inlay.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned, UPC-A): 042282121721
  • Barcode (Text): 0 42282 12172 1
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0309
  • Price Code (Boxed): YH
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 821 217-2 01 #
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 821 217-2 01 # AY
  • Matrix / Runout (Mould area text): MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO

Other Versions (5 of 230) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
POLS 282 ABBA The Album(LP, Album) Polar POLS 282 Sweden 1977 Sell This Version
05(3031)01510 ABBA The Album(LP, Album) RCA Victor 05(3031)01510 Colombia 1977 Sell This Version
С60-11177, С60-11178 А Б Б А* «Альбом»(LP, Album, RP) Мелодия, Мелодия С60-11177, С60-11178 USSR 1982 Sell This Version
2335 180 ABBA The Album(LP, Album) Polydor 2335 180 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
POLCD 282 ABBA The Album(CD, Album) Polar POLCD 282 Sweden 1984 Sell This Version