Print Shortlink

Winner Takes it All, The

(Bjorn Ulvaeus/Benny Andersson)

Song written by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson which had the original working title of “The Story of My Life”.  Written while Bjorn was drunk, it is said to be loosely based upon Bjorn and Agnetha’s marital split.  In 1999 it was voted Britain’s favourite ABBA song.  It was No. 1 in the UK and No. 8 in the US .

Abba recordings
Atlantic 3776 ST-A-39224-SP (US 45)