I've Been Waiting for You (ABBA song)

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"I've Been Waiting for You"
B-side to "So Long" by ABBA
from the album ABBA
Released April 1975
Recorded September 15, 1974 at Glen Studio
Length 3:41
Label Polar Music
Songwriter(s) Benny Andersson
Björn Ulvaeus
Stig Anderson
Producer(s) Benny Andersson
Björn Ulvaeus
NZ single
ABBA - I've Been Waiting for You (New Zealand).jpg

"I've Been Waiting for You" was a song recorded in 1974 by Swedish pop group ABBA, released first as the B-side to the single "So Long". It was included on their album ABBA (released April 1975).

It was, however, released as an A-side in Australia in 1974, where it reached number 49,[1] and in New Zealand in 1977, where it reached number 8.[2]

Cover versions[edit]

  • In 1977, Irish pop group Gina, Dale Haze and the Champions released their version of the song as a single, which made the top 10 in the Irish Charts.[3]
  • A Swedish country band called Nashville Train (which included some of ABBA's own backing band members) covered the song in 1977 on their album ABBA Our Way, released on the Polar Music label in Sweden.
  • The song was covered by ABBA tribute pop group Arrival on their 1999 album First Flight.

In popular culture[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Australia
  2. ^ The Complete New Zealand Music Charts 1966-2006: Dean Scapolo: ISBN 978-1-877443-00-8]
  3. ^ Irish charts - search Gina Dale Haze and the Champions Archived 2009-06-03 at WebCite