"So Long"
So Long (ABBA single - cover art).jpg
Single by ABBA
from the album ABBA
B-side"I've Been Waiting for You"
Released18 November 1974
RecordedAugust 22–23, 1974
at Glen Studio
GenreRock and roll, pop, europop
Length3:09
LabelPolar (Sweden)
Epic (UK)
Songwriter(s)Björn Ulvaeus
Benny Andersson
Producer(s)Björn Ulvaeus
Benny Andersson
ABBA singles chronology
"Hasta Mañana"
(1974)
"So Long"
(1974)
"I’ve Been Waiting for You"
(1974)
Music video
"So Long" on YouTube

"So Long" is a song by Swedish pop group ABBA, released as the first single from their album ABBA. "So Long" was written and composed by Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson, with vocals by Agnetha Fältskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

The song is musically similar to "Waterloo". The single was backed with "I've Been Waiting for You," another song from the ABBA album.

Track listings

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."So Long"
  • Andersson
  • Ulvaeus
3:06
2."I've Been Waiting for You"
  • Andersson
  • Ulvaeus
  • Anderson
3:39
Australian single
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."So Long"
  • Andersson
  • Ulvaeus
3:06
2."Hasta Mañana"
  • Andersson
  • Ulvaeus
  • Anderson
3:09

Personnel

ABBA

Additional musicians and production staff

Charts

Chart (1974–75) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 3
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[2] 42
Denmark (Danmarks Radio) 8
Germany (Official German Charts)[3] 11
Sweden (Kvällstoppen)[4] 7

Cover versions

References

  1. ^ "ABBA – So Long" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  2. ^ "ABBA – So Long" (in French). Ultratop 50.
  3. ^ "ABBA – So Long" (in German). GfK Entertainment charts.
  4. ^ "Kvällstoppen 1972–1975" (PDF). www.hitsallertijden.nl. Retrieved 2021-06-15.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "GABBA The Discopunk Sensation - MEDIA". Gabba.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2016-03-27. Retrieved 2016-10-10.