Movie detailing ABBA's mega-successful tour of Australia during mid-1977. While it mostly contains back-stage footage and as well as ABBA's famous songs such as "Dancing Queen", "Tiger", "Name Of The Game" and "Eagle" among others sung filmed during their concerts in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide, it has the sub-plot of young country and western radio disc-jockey, Ashley, whose boss orders him to have a deep interview with ABBA and the problems he has trying to reach them as he forgets his press pass and ABBA's main bodyguard, (Tom Oliver) is determined to stop him... Written by
Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>
Did You Know?
The production shoot for this film went for six weeks and encompassed ABBA
's 1977 Australian tour and included their live concerts, press conferences, private downtime, public receptions, meeting fans and traveling time. See more
Throughout the film, Ashley pursues ABBA through the cities of Sydney, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne in that order. The actual tour went in the order of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. See more
ABBA... I took the wife and kids to see them the other night. Bloody terrible. It costs me a fortune. I thought it was gonna be the nicest, cleanest show that I could possibly take the wife and kids to. Not on your life, mate! They came dancing out on stage all done up in these white capes and things and before you know it, they rip all their clothes off!
Why Did It Have To Be Me
Written by Benny Andersson
, Björn Ulvaeus
Performed by ABBA
Published by Union Songs AB See more