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Arrival (album) by ABBA 

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Arrival
Arrival by ABBA (1976)
Overall rank: 1,166th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
72/100 (from 221 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1976 (21st)
Top albums of the 1970s (258th)
Best albums of all time (1,166th)

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Abba - The Album - Arrival - 2 x Vinyl LP Records - 12" Albums
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Abba Arrival LP Dig-It PL3008 EX/EX 1976 Italian pressing, Arrival
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ABBA - Arrival (1976) Classic Vinyl LP Album ft Dancing Queen, Money Money Money
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Arrival is ranked as the best album by ABBA.

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Arrival rankings

Arrival ratings

Average Rating: 
72/100 (from 221 votes)
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80/100
34 hours ago
76/100
 
95/100
11/04/2018 18:55
88/100
 
70/100
11/04/2018 14:52
74/100
 
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95/100
 
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10/23/2018 21:49
77/100

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From Azbest2000 05/12/2018 21:55
White disco as its finest. Awfully cheesy and tacky. I can see a fifty year old woman dancing to this when I listen to this. Only the "Dancing queen" may be listenable.
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55/100
From manuelmarquez 03/22/2017 20:07
Pop meloso (y melodioso), en la mejor tradición de cierta corriente centroeuropea de música ligera caracterizada por el cuidado en el tratamiento de las melodías, la presencia potente de las armonías vocales y una variedad de tempos y ritmos apta para todos los gustos. El tiempo y la persistencia lo han terminado convirtiendo en un icono.
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70/100
From nitomano 12/22/2016 22:38
Favoritas: Dancing Queen, My Love My Life, Arrival, Knowing Me, Knowing You
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From AllanPedersen 05/28/2016 16:55
Dancing Queen is THE perfect pop song (period!). Great cover picture also. If you should own one ABBA album, this should be the one!
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95/100
From fisher60 01/14/2016 17:56
All smashing tracks.
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80/100
From Tamthebam 08/19/2015 12:52
Easily their best album. Side 1 (Tracks 1-5) is pop perfection. Side 2 is not as strong but overall a great album.
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From BraddlesHendo 12/10/2014 07:02
Childhood memories of being totally I love with Agnetha
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From BraddlesHendo 11/30/2014 10:42
Should be rated higher an absolute classic
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80/100
From Rovers 05/23/2013 20:19
"Arrival" from 1976 was Abba at the height of their success and popularity. The album contains three of the group's biggest hits, "Dancing Queen", "Money, Money, Money" and "Knowing Me, Knowing You". On some CDs one more hit ("Fernando" ) was added as a bonus-track. "Arrival" was the best-selling album of 1977 in the United Kingdom.

Apart from the 4 classic hits, it has two more personal favourites if mine. "When I Kissed the Teacher" is a very catchy upbeat song with cruchy acoustic guitars. "Tiger" is a more hard-hitting song; but still also very catchy.

Less significant songs, such as "That's Me", "My Love, My Life", "Dum, Dum Diddle" and "That's Me" are not bad either, making "Arrival" altogether one Abba's most consistent albums.
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80/100
From eclab 01/22/2013 04:14
Solid, but far from amazing.
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