Thank ABBA for the Music

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"Thank ABBA for the Music"
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Single by Steps, Tina Cousins, Cleopatra, B*Witched and Billie Piper
from the album ABBAmania
Released March 29, 1999
Format CD single
Recorded 1998
Label Virgin
Songwriter(s) Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson
Producer(s) W.I.P.
Steps singles chronology
"Better Best Forgotten"
(1999) Better Best Forgotten1999
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
(1999) Thank ABBA for the Music1999
"Love's Got a Hold on My Heart"
(1999) Love's Got a Hold on My Heart1999
Tina Cousins singles chronology
"Pray"
(1998) Pray1998
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
(1999) Thank ABBA for the Music1999
"Killin' Time"
(1999) Killin' Time1999
Cleopatra singles chronology
"A Touch of Love"
(1999) A Touch of Love1999
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
(1999) Thank ABBA for the Music1999
"Come And Get Me"
(2000) Come And Get Me2000
B*Witched singles chronology
"Blame It on the Weatherman"
(1999) Blame It on the Weatherman1999
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
(1999) Thank ABBA for the Music1999
"Jesse Hold On"
(1999) Jesse Hold On1999
Billie singles chronology
"Honey to the Bee"
(1999) Honey to the Bee1999
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
(1999) Thank ABBA for the Music1999
"Day & Night"
(2000) Day & Night2000

"Thank ABBA for the Music" is a medley of songs originally released by pop group ABBA, performed by Steps, Tina Cousins, Cleopatra, B*Witched and Billie. It peaked on the UK Singles Chart at number 4 in April 1999. The medley was originally shown during the 1999 Brit Awards, and its release coincided with the debut of the ABBA musical Mamma Mia!.

The medley consists of:

Track listings[edit]

CD[1]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Thank ABBA for the Music" (Radio edit) 4:07
2. "Thank ABBA for the Music" (TTW 12" Remix)
  • B. Andersson
  • Ulvaeus
  • S. Anderson
6:29

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 9
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[3] 23
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia)[4] 23
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[5] 14
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 97
Ireland (IRMA) 5
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[7] 6
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[8] 8
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Position
Australia (ARIA)[10] 40
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[11] 58
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 43

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