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ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby elvisalisellers » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:52 pm

The ABBA world has been in a bit of a frenzy of late with some previously unheard mixes doing the rounds.

The conjecture being that they are work in progress reference mixes, created especially during the development of the Mamma Mia! stage production from over a decade ago.

Whatever the truth, they are mightily impressive and moreover very much welcomed; as unlike the plethora of rare audio we see released by Elvis on a regular basis; unreleased and/or alternate ABBA material is very thin on the ground.

Enjoy them. I don't think they'll be on YouTube for long!

(N.B. All of these links are private uploads only - with more to follow soon.)

Dancing Queen
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=K5x8TzDmLKo

Chiquitita
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lhe562P1qEw

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=LOG2jboTNKI

Does Your Mother Know
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ij-YDamYCyA

Under Attack
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yE46PAk_fCY
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Re: ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby TCB-FAN » Wed Dec 12, 2012 1:47 am

Very nice alternates. Not often do we hear alternate mixes/takes of their hit songs. Well done.
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Re: ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby elvisalisellers » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:09 pm

Some interesting "out of phase" [filtered centres] that strip the songs down even further.

I'm guessing TCB-FAN will love Under Attack as Frida is the dominant vocalist - unlike on the regular master in which Agnetha takes the lead.

Chiquitita sounds very different too without the heavy reverb [oop mix starts at 4:31].

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Re: ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby Johnny 99 » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:58 am

Wow nice to hear. Thanks for posting.
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Re: ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby TCB-FAN » Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:23 pm

elvisalisellers wrote:I'm guessing TCB-FAN will love Under Attack as Frida is the dominant vocalist - unlike on the regular master in which Agnetha takes the lead.



You're right, I do like...very much. "I Do, I Do , I Do".
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Re: ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby elvisalisellers » Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:17 pm

Two more fascinating alternate mixes that reveal the intricate layers that made up the unique ABBA sound.

Take A Chance On Me
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=J68FSSS7-ow

Super Trouper
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=3qm1MTe6THs
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Re: ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby elvisalisellers » Thu Dec 27, 2012 3:36 pm

Three more new mixes.

The Winner Takes It All is virtually acapella, and even features Bjorn on the outro, which was obviously later scrapped for the master.

0:00 Mamma Mia
1:21 Honey, Honey
5:10 The Winner Takes It All
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=EddUSh6vG0c
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Re: ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby luckyjackson1 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:03 am

Thanks mate... unfortunately none of them can be watched here in Germany... darn!
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Re: ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby elvisalisellers » Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:41 am

luckyjackson1 wrote:Thanks mate... unfortunately none of them can be watched here in Germany... darn!

Try this site: http://www.proxfree.com/youtube-proxy.php
Paste the YouTube link into the "http" box and then press the blue button (PROXFREE).

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Re: ABBA - Rare Vocal Mixes

Postby TCB-FAN » Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:57 pm

"Our Last Summer" ...with vocals extracted.

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