Cassandra (ABBA song)
|Single by ABBA|
|from the album The Visitors|
|Released||October 18, 1982|
|Recorded||August 2, 1982|
Atlantic Records (US original release)
|ABBA singles chronology|
"Cassandra" is a song by Swedish pop group ABBA. Recording commenced on August 2, 1982 and became song no. 12 on the bonus tracks to the album The Visitors and got a hit from a peaceful moment song from the early 1980s. The song came not in first place on the charts but recomemmended the most peaceful and beautiful song from the early 80's. The song's next single is the pop song The Day Before You Came and became a better hit then Cassandra.
Lead vocal: Frida. Working title: El Paso. Later edited for television performance. Performed on the West German television ZDF, Show Express, December 1982. The song is used with a keyboard to play one of the notes to the song and uses orchestral influences to the song and the song has also been used in the ABBA Gold album no. 2 and has been very famous so far
The song is about a girl called Cassandra who has a tragic life about people hating her and her father and sister are gone and she needs to get to a ship to get away from the wrong people but when the harbor leaves at sunrise she gets to a better place then it was in her town.
|Germany (Media Control Charts)||2|
- "Danishcharts.com – ABBA[SE – Cassandra"]. Tracklisten.
- "Norwegiancharts.com – ABBA [SE – Cassandra"]. VG-lista.
- "Swedishcharts.com – ABBA [SE – Cassandra"]. Singles Top 60.
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