Label: Polar - ABBA • Format: CD Promo • Country: Spain • Genre: Pop • Style: Vocal
It is the opening track on the group's third album, the self-titled ABBA. The song's name is derived from Italianwhere it is an interjection used in situations of surprise, anguish, or excitement, which corresponds to the English interjection "my, my! The interjection "my my" can indeed be found in some lines within the song.
The distinctive sound at the start of the song is the marimba. It was one of four songs from the album to have a music video made to promote the album. Initially, however, "Mamma Mia" was never intended for release as a single.
In most other countries the B-side was the instrumental "Intermezzo Number 1". The song is a cover of the popular hit by ABBA. Upon its release it became a smash hit in Sweden, where it peaked at No. The single reached the top twenty in almost every European country, reaching number three in Norway, number nine in Switzerland and the Netherlands, number ten in Germany, number twelve in the United Kingdom, number fourteen in Austria and Finland, among others.
A Spanish version of the song was recorded for promotion in Latin America and Spain. Despite the worldwide success, the song failed to attract the Australian public, peaking at seventy-two on the ARIA Charts. The album flopped, Roop Ki Dushman - Naushad, Shakeel Badayuni - Jadoo the A-Teens stopped releasing singles or albums in that country until the single " Can't Help Falling in Love ".
In the United States the single peaked at sixty-three on the Billboard Hot Single Sales Chart, becoming the band's first single to chart in the country. It shows the A-Teens as waiters in an art exposition, and they are suppressed by the manager; but soon they discover that one of the paintings transports them to a party where the manager and patrons he's helping also join in on the fun.
The video reached number one on several music channels, and was the main single outside the US, where " Dancing Queen " was used as the main single to promote the album. Her version was released on July 8, alongside the rest of the soundtrack, by Decca and Polydor ABBA - Todo ABBA (Mamma Mia! / Waterloo). It was produced by Benny Andersson.
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