Consequences of success, however, the group began to have some problems in the new study of Polar Music in Stockholm. The recording sessions for their sixth album became the longest and most complicated, since many of the songs recorded and mixed during this time have still not been published, showing a creative crisis in the first group to take over a year complete the ten tracks that would make up their next album. By August 1978, the group felt it was time to publish a new single. One of the few songs that they felt more satisfied was “Summer Night City”, which after mixing and save more than eighteen times, was released as a single in September 1978.Although the song became a hit for the group in Scandinavia and Ireland, only reached number five in the UK, a concern for some members of the group as Agnetha who would say “had become a habit that everything that we threw it became a number one in England. ” Still,” Summer Night City “would be the platform for ABBA’s foray into disco with their next album. From 17 to November 26, 1978 ABBA was visiting Japan to promote themselves in the same way they had done in the U.S. months ago. The group appeared in various press conferences and radio and television programs like The Best 10, Ginza Now, ABBA Special and 11 pm.In addition the group presented was supposed to be her new single “If It Was not For The Nights” (later to be replaced with “Chiquitita”). On January 9, 1979, the group was presented with his new song “Chiquitita” in concert “Music for UNICEF” at the General Assembly of the United Nations, donating royalties from its worldwide success of UNICEF. The single was released in the next few weeks became a number one in ten countries, also reached number two in the United Kingdom, four in Australia and 29 in the U.S.. The song remains the biggest selling single in the history of Latin America, and success in speaking countries encouraged them to record an album entirely in Castilian. For 2004, UNICEF estimated that they had received income from more than a million pounds on sales of the song. days after the release of “Chiquitita”, Bj rn and Agnetha announced their divorce.The news caused a massive interest from the press and led to a discussion about the future of ABBA: the quartet said to the press and his followers to continue his work as a group and that divorce does not affect them. Without But the press continued confronting them with their interviews. The work on the album picked up in February and March, with five tracks recorded in just two months. Thus, the sixth album by the group, Voulez-Vous, was finally released in April 1979 with two tracks recorded at Criteria studios in Miami famous, with the assistance, among others, the sound engineer Tom Dowd. The album reached the top of the charts in Europe, Japan and Mexico also reached the Top 10 in Canada and Australia, and the Top 20 in the U.S..About the same time as the album, the quartet released the single “Does Your Mother Know “, His latest single with Bj rn as lead vocalist, reaching number one in Belgium and Germany, but achieving a number four on the UK charts, a seventeen in Mexico and a nineteen on the Billboard Hot 100. Thus, none of the singles from the album reached number one in the UK, but had driven past the number four. In late July launched the double A-side single “Voulez-Vous” / “Angeleyes”, which managed to stay at number three, reached number one in Belgium and entered the Top Ten in Ireland, Switzerland, South Africa, Spain, France and the Netherlands. In the U.S. the single was divided and “Angel Eyes” did not reach 64 and beyond “Voulez-Vous” stalled at 80. In autumn 1979, in conjunction with the tour, theband released their second album compilation, Greatest Hits Vol2, which contained his new single “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)”, his best known hit hard in Europe and Japan (where it peaked at number seventeen), with a number one in Belgium, France, Finland, Ireland and Switzerland and a number three in the UK and eight in Australia. Meanwhile, in Mexico ABBA won his ninth and final number one with “As Good As New” and in the USSR due to an embargo on the ruble, collects ABBA album sales with payment in kind, in this case oil.

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