Lycka

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Lycka
Studio album by Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson
Released 1970
Genre Rock, folk rock
Label Polar music
Producer Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus
Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson chronology
Lycka
(1970)
Ring Ring
(1973)

Lycka is a 1970 album released by folk/rock duo Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson, who later became the male half of ABBA. Most of the songs feature lead vocals by Björn. The songs show the influence of Brian Wilson, "Ticket to Ride"-era Beatles and traditional Swedish folk music. LYCKA was produced by Björn and Benny with Bengt Bernhag and engineered by Michael B.Tretow. Benny and Björn played on the tracks with two Swiss musicians, drummer John Counz -drums and bassist -Gus Horn. S.O.Walldoff was responsible for the orchestral arrangements.


Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lycka" ("Happiness")
  2. "Nånting Är På Väg"
  3. "Kära Gamla Sol"
  4. "Det Där Med Kärlek"
  5. "Välkommen In I Gänget"
  6. "Lilla Du Lilla Vän"
  7. "Hej Gamle Man!" (Hey Old Man!) [with Agnetha Fältskog & Anni-Frid Lyngstad backing vocals]
  8. "Liselott"
  9. "Kalles Visa"
  10. "Ge Oss En Chans"
  11. "Livet Går Sin Gång"

2006 re-issue track listing[edit]

A 2006 re-release contained the following additional tracks:

  1. "She's My Kind of Girl"
  2. "Inga Theme" [From the motion picture The Seduction Of Inga]
  3. "Det Kan Ingen Doktor Hjälpa" ("It Can't Be Remedied by a Doctor") [with Agnetha Fältskog & Anni-Frid Lyngstad backing vocals]
  4. "På Bröllop" [with Agnetha Fältskog & Anni-Frid Lyngstad backing vocals]
  5. "Tänk Om Jorden Vore Ung" ("If Only We Had The Time") [with Agnetha Fältskog & Anni-Frid Lyngstad backing vocals]
  6. "Träskofolket"
  7. "En Karusell" ("Merry-Go-Round") [with Agnetha Fältskog & Anni-Frid Lyngstad backing vocals]
  8. "Att Finnas Till" [with Agnetha Fältskog & Anni-Frid Lyngstad backing vocals]
  9. "Hey Musikant" [with Agnetha Fältskog & Anni-Frid Lyngstad backing vocals]
  10. "Was Die Liebe Sagt"
  11. "Love Has Its Ways"
  12. "Rock'n Roll Band" (Benny & Björn 1st version)
  13. "Merry Go Round" [Edit] [with Agnetha Fältskog & Anni-Frid Lyngstad backing vocals]
  14. "To Live with You" (English demo version of "Lycka," recorded in 1975 and first released in 2006)

See also[edit]