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Think every part about ABBA? A brand-new documentary, ABBA: 50 Years of Pop, is on Channel 4 tonight at 8.50pm, with well-known business figures diving into their songwriting and enduring affect.

Fans can even immerse themselves within the spectacular ABBA Voyage present, which makes use of innovative expertise to permit digital ABBAtars to preform a full live performance in a purpose-built enviornment. Our critic beloved ABBA Voyage in his overview (with just a few minor gripes!)

And then, in fact, the megamusical Mamma Mia simply celebrated its thirtieth Birthday in London’s West End earlier this month on April 6, the very same day that additionally marked the fiftieth anniversary of the band’s historic Eurovision win in Brighton with Waterloo.

Years and a long time might cross however all of us nonetheless know all of the songs and lyrics to the cavalcade of iconic hits – however what concerning the hidden treasures? It’s great swaying to Dancing Queen for the thousandth time, however how about one thing outdated however new with some sneaky Spanish influences?

Back in ye olden days (actually, the earlier century!), artists would launch singles and albums. Sometimes uncommon tracks would pop up on the B-side of a single and never all the time make it onto the precise albums. Many tracks would even be recorded however then discarded and by no means launched.

With the arrival of streaming and the flexibility to scour by way of numerous rereleases and bonus extras, hidden delights could be discovered. And this ABBA one is a complete deal with. Perhaps not their coolest music ever, however simply hearken to the harmonies.

This uncommon observe was reduce from the unique Super Trooper chart-topping album, and elements of it had been recycled for a observe on the band’s ultimate album. Caballeros and seńoritas, it is time to Put On Your White Sombrero – and it truly is a tacky and incredible because it sounds, full with mariachi trumpets and guitars strumming as solely a Swedish supergroup can. Take a pay attention under and comply with the hyperlink for months of free music.

Written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus for an album that would come with such elegant traditional as The Winner Takes It All, Happy New Year, Our Last Summer and the title observe, Put On Your White Sombrero would not actually slot in.

Not eager to fully waste the attractive harmonies and preparations, the band reused them in 1992’s Cassandra. Listen to the observe under and evaluate.

As for the unique, it could stay unreleased till 1994 when it debuted on the field set Thank You for the Music. Soon after, it was included as a bonus observe on most CD reissues of the Super Trouper album.

For these of us rising up with our treasured unique 1980 albums or cassettes of Super Trooper it remained undiscovered till the digital age.


Put in your white sombrero, Saddle your horse my expensive, And trip off into the sundown.
You’d higher go for there isn’t any, Place for you right here.
Like an quaint hero, You stand earlier than me.
Oh, you suppose our life is a film, My world is actual I stay and really feel, And I can do with out you.
Put in your white sombrero, Your purple bandanna too.
Think of this present day as a showdown, Goodbye my buddy, that is the top, For me and also you.
Now be a daring vaquero, Don’t present your emotions.
I’ll cry when you’re disappearing, Into the night time, all wearing white, Unchained and free, with out me.
Put in your white sombrero, Like all of the cowboys do.
Go discover a candy señorita, Somebody meek, who’ll by no means communicate, Harshly to you.
You’re such a caballero, Proud, by no means bending.
I would like somebody who will take me, Just as I’m, I would like a person, Who is in rhyme together with his time.
Oh, you will by no means take me, Just as I’m.
I would like a person, Who is in rhyme together with his time.