Thank ABBA for the Music

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"Thank ABBA for the Music"
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
Writer(s) Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson
Producer(s) W.I.P.
Steps chronology
"Better Best Forgotten"
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
"Love's Got a Hold on My Heart"
Tina Cousins chronology
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
"Killin' Time"
Cleopatra chronology
"A Touch of Love"
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
"Come And Get Me"
B*Witched chronology
"Blame It on the Weatherman"
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
"Jesse Hold On"
Billie chronology
"Honey to the Bee"
"Thank ABBA for the Music"
"Day & Night"

"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]

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



Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
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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