ABBA - Arrival
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1976 Ratings: #19 / 88
User Score
Based on 146 ratings
1976 Ratings: #25
Liked by 8 people
October 11, 1976 / Release Date
LP / Format
Polar / Label
Pop / Genres
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ABBA follows their solid eponymous album with an arguably better record, Arrival. Besides granting the world with their most well-known song, "Dancing Queen", this album also marked the creative and commercial peak of the group. While other decent and solid projects would follow, Arrival officially set the ABBA expectation-bar too high to be reached again.

Strong 7/10
Dancing Queen is not only the best Pop song of all time but also one of the best songs in general
Dancing Queen is a really great song. The other songs are pretty good too. There's nothing really spectacular about it but it is fun and quirky.
Everybody loves ABBA. This group decoded the success formula and released one of the most importante pop discography of all time. Arrival is the perfect example of how ABBA created such timeless music. Comparing with similar pop records of the time this record was released, Arrival is one of the few that we could say it’s so good that it will never be corny.
The opening track, When I Kissed the Teacher, is the perfect example of a song that’s so good, it will never be corny. It is ... read more
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Track List

  1. When I Kissed the Teacher
  2. Dancing Queen
  3. My Love, My Life
  4. Dum Dum Diddle
  5. Knowing Me, Knowing You
  6. Money, Money, Money
  7. That's Me
  8. Why Did It Have to Be Me?
  9. Tiger
  10. Arrival
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Added on: October 29, 2013