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The Day Before You Came (5:50)

pop · abba · 80s · swedish

According to Songfacts, The Day Before You Came was recorded and mixed on August 20, 1982, with the working title of "The Suffering Bird" featuring lead vocals by Agnetha Fältskog. It was the last song that ABBA ever recorded together. According to Michael Tretow, ABBA's long-time sound engineer, Fältskog sang her lead without the lights on. He added that the mood in the studio was sad and everybody knew that it…

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I must have left my house at eight because I always do
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  • Great Oldie ......
  • Agnetha <3
  • Masterpeice
  • The best thing they ever released in my opinion!
  • Good version by Blancmange .....
  • I really think that ABBA saved the best for last.
  • I always come back for this song, over and over again. Definitely best ABBA song. Have so much feelings for it.
  • Hmm one can construe an underlying tenor of menace to the lyrics........... or one of romance. Ambivalence rules here, one feels, and 'keinenglisch', below, is right, I feel, to suppose Abba were moving into even more complex, and interesting songs and music.
  • Kinda weird for them but it's a great song!!
  • Fantastic.

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