In August , listeners to the s-themed UK radio station " Smooth 70s " voted "Dancing Queen" as their favourite hit of the decade. In October , the musical instrument insurer Musicguard carried out a survey determining "Dancing Queen" to be the United Kingdom's favourite "floorfiller".
Jonze writes: "Dancing Queen is beautifully produced: catchy and euphoric, the perfect backdrop for a song that encapsulates the carefree bliss of youth". When the single came out in the spring of , it peaked at number one in Mexico, becoming their first number one hit in that country.
The song was also a smash hit in South America peaking at number three in Argentina, number five in Chile, number six in Colombia and number fifteen in Brazil. This was the main single for the United States promotion, when the album was released in March The video for "The Name of the Game" was an unofficial video, made especially for an A-Teens TV special in Sweden and it was never intended to be a promotional video.
It was only aired by Channel 4. Directed by Patrick Kiely, the video is set in a big high school. The video is a tribute to the movie The Breakfast Club , where band members and extras serving as background dancers are left in a classroom which transforms into a nightclub. Paul Gleason , the actor who played the assistant principal in the film, reprises the role for the video. It also appears in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.
It charted on the Billboard Hot K pop group Brotherhood of Man also recorded the song. It was released on 21 July as the fourth single from the soundtrack. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Dancing Queen song. For other uses, see Dancing Queen disambiguation. Disco Europop Euro disco. Polar Epic Atlantic. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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Show details. During the sessions, Benny Andersson brought a tape home with the backing track on it and played it to Anni-Frid Lyngstad, who apparently started crying when listening: "I found the song so beautiful. It's one of those songs that goes straight to your heart. It survives in footage from a recording session. The exception was 'Dancing Queen'.
We all knew it was going to be massive". Frida contacted The Real Group and together they did an a cappella version of the song on stage at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, in front of the king and queen. The Swedish Prime Minister at the time, Ingvar Carlsson , was also in the audience that night and said it was an ingenious idea to perform "Dancing Queen" a cappella.
It was chosen as as part of the Songs of the Century list. In , the British performing rights group Phonographic Performance Limited celebrated its 75th anniversary by listing the 75 songs that have played most in Great Britain on the radio, in clubs and on jukeboxes.
Former U. In August listeners to the s-themed UK radio station " Smooth 70s " voted "Dancing Queen" as their favourite hit from the decade. When the single came out in the spring of , it peaked at number-one in Mexico, becoming their first number-one hit in that country, the song was also a smash hit in South America peaking at number three in Argentina, number five in Chile, number six in Colombia and number fifteen in Brazil.
This was the main single for the United States promotion, when the album was released in March The video for "The Name of the Game" was an unofficial video, made especially for an A-Teens TV special in Sweden and it was never intended to be a promotional video.
It was only aired by Channel 4.Pure Disco 3 by Various Artists Audio CD $ Only 18 left in stock (more on the way). I liked some more than others. But nevertheless, it was a fun compilation of the some of the most popular tunes during that Disco era. It is part of a series of Disco music compilations by PolyGram International, B.V. 3. Dancing Queen - ABBA 4. Hot /5().