Discover the classic ABBA songs in ‘ABBA Voyage’

Find out more about a selection of the classic ABBA hits that feature in the innovative concert experience ABBA Voyage.

Kate Riley
Kate Riley

Calling all dancing queens to the dance floor!

ABBA Voyage is a spectacular concert experience that brings the beloved music of ABBA back to life on stage. Using cutting-edge digital technology and impressive lighting, the show features holographic avatars of the original ABBA members — Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad — performing twenty of their greatest hits.

Audiences go on a journey through the band's iconic discography, experiencing the magic of ABBA's music in a whole new dimension. The show celebrates the enduring legacy of the band, captivating fans of all ages with its blend of nostalgia and innovative technology.

The legendary Swedish pop group left a lasting mark on the music world with their infectious melodies and unforgettable harmonies. With a string of chart-topping hits, ABBA remains one of the most beloved and influential bands of all time. Embark upon a musical voyage and explore some of ABBA's most famous songs and the stories behind them.

Find out more about the songs in ABBA Voyage below, and book tickets to ABBA Voyage in London.

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This is the song that started it all when ABBA won the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with “Waterloo.” With its upbeat tempo, catchy chorus, and historical references, the song tells the tale of a love as powerful as Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo. The tune catapulted ABBA to international fame and became the band’s first global chart-topper.

"Dancing Queen"

This one needs no introduction. Released in 1976, this shimmering disco anthem became ABBA's signature song. “Dancing Queen”’s lively rhythm and empowering lyrics captured the hearts of millions worldwide, making it a classic at parties. The song is a celebration of freedom, love, and the joy of living life to the fullest. Prepare to dance when this song comes on.

"Mamma Mia"

Released in 1975, "Mamma Mia" has become a worldwide sensation. The song's irresistible energy and playful lyrics evoke the spirit of summer and the thrill of newfound love. With its inclusion in the hit musical and movie of the same name, "Mamma Mia" continues to be a fan favourite, getting audiences on their feet and dancing all night long.

"Knowing Me, Knowing You”

The bittersweet ballad "Knowing Me, Knowing You" delves into the complexities of a failing relationship. The heart-wrenching lyrics, coupled with haunting vocals, strike a chord with many.


"Chiquitita," which means ‘little girl’ in Spanish, is a heartwarming song of support and encouragement. Its gentle melody and uplifting lyrics offer solace to a friend in need, showcasing ABBA's ability to deliver messages of love and compassion through its music.

"Lay All Your Love On Me"

In 1980, ABBA unveiled "Lay All Your Love On Me," a testament to the band’s evolution into a more electronic sound. With its captivating beats and catchy hooks, this dance floor anthem continues to get people grooving even today.


An emotional masterpiece, "SOS" has heartfelt lyrics that poignantly convey the desperation of a love teetering on the edge of collapse. Recognised internationally as a distress signal in Morse code, Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson chose the title "SOS" to convey a cry for help.


ABBA's "Voulez-Vous," French for “do you want,” is an intoxicating blend of disco and pop, beckoning listeners to join the party with its catchy chorus and irresistible beats. This vibrant anthem sets the dance floor ablaze with infectious energy, making it an eternal hit that continues to captivate music lovers of all generations.


"Fernando" takes listeners on a captivating journey with its tender melody and nostalgic storytelling. In 2018, pop legend Cher breathed new life into the song with her rendition for the movie "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again." Cher's version skillfully honored the original's sentimentality while infusing her distinct vocal style.

"The Winner Takes It All"

ABBA gifted the world with "The Winner Takes It All," in 1980, a powerful ballad delving into the heartache of a breakup. Agnetha Fältskog's expressive vocals deepen the song's raw, honest lyrics of lost love and the resilience to forge ahead into new chapters of life.

"Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)"

Irresistibly energetic, this disco hit from ABBA reached number one in several different countries upon its release. The pulsating rhythm and soulful vocals make “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!” a timeless dance floor favourite.

"When All Is Said And Done"

This poignant tune reflects on the complexities of relationships and the choices we make in our lives. "When All Is Said and Done" was one of the last singles released by ABBA before the group went on a hiatus and eventually disbanded. It marked the closing phase of their successful career.

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