CSPC: ABBA Popularity Analysis

Part 5 – Local Compilations I


Local doesn’t mean weak. The Best Of ABBA was released only in Oceania and in German-speaking countries but still sold a gigantic 3,3 million on those territories, even becoming Australian biggest selling album ever at the time.

It hasn’t break records in Germany in spite of being huge. It could have break some records if 16 ABBA Hits and The Very Best Of weren’t two more German-language countries releases that divided sales into all those packages. In fact, from 1976 to 1981, ABBA sold the insane total of nearly 3 million best of albums in Germany alone.

As several of those albums came very early in their career, those sets sold mostly on the back of ABBA album hits, which brought in 3,4 million sales for those LPs alone.

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Johnny be Good

Any estimation on “Voyage” ?


“even becoming Australian biggest selling album ever at the time” should be “Australia’s”
“It hasn’t break records in Germany” should be “It hasn’t BROKEN records”.
I take it that this is not an native English-speaking site?


“I take it this is not an native English speaking site”, should be “…a native…”

Yes, though, English is not the native tongue used, in the majority of articles.

Last edited 5 months ago by Martin

“They haven’t quite stop there”
Should be “stopped” (not stop). Need a proof-reader! ;-0


Is it me or was much more expected from their studio albums???


All of their studio albums must be about 50 million sales.


Where are you getting this number from?


El álbum Voulez Vouz aquí tiene 578.000 ventas en streams, pero en Most streamed albums (all-time) aparece con más de 800.000.000 streams en spotify, así que supongo que hay error en uno de los números.

Last edited 10 months ago by jt1916