ABBA’s debut album, Ring Ring, introduced the world to the iconic Swedish quartet. They would later go on to dominate the pop charts and become international superstars but upon the album’s release in March of 1973, Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad hardly considered themselves a group. In fact their earliest recordings are credited to the individual members and not ABBA. But the major success of “Ring Ring” proved that they had something special going on and their decision to officially band together as ABBA paved the way for decades of unforgettable albums and millions of devoted fans.
Featuring an assortment of ballads, rock songs, genre-blending pop tunes and of course, the catchy titular hit, their debut showcases some of the elements that they would later refine to create some of their most classic songs. But how much do you know about this record? Check out the quiz below and find out!
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