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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Biggest-selling U.K. single by Female (Duo) - Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson: I Know Him So Well (1985); Marie Serneholt

Completely coincidental to David Cameron's first visit to the U.S. as British Prime Minister is the posting today by ABBA super-expert Shay in Dublin of the video of the biggest-selling U.K. single in history by a Female Duo, Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson performance of I Know Him So Well from 1985, written by ABBA's Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson along with Tim Rice for the Musical "Chess."

Nothing is so good it lasts eternally
Perfect situations must go wrong

But this has never yet prevented me

Wanting far too much for far too long

Be sure to click the additional info below the video that Shay has written, which includes lyrics.
Shay's YouTube Channel of ABBA group, individual and ABBA-related songs and memories is among the most amazing you'll ever find. http://www.youtube.com/user/2Shaymcn
(But sorry, no A*Teens. See bottom.)

But then Shay lists his occupation as "Feeding The Fältskog Fever!!" so you know his heart is really in it.
And the audio quality of his videos is simply awesome.


See also: Elaine Paige On Sunday which airs on BBC Radio 2.


-----The following post was updated with new blog info re Marie and a posting of her SVT appearance from YouTube on November 21, 2011-----

A*Teens performing "Mama Mia" LIVE on Top of the Pops, May 1999.

Speaking of A*Teens, is it true that I've always been a sucker for the smiling face of Marie Serneholt?
Guilty as charged!

Marie's new blog, chock full of photos and her latest adventures: http://marie.elle.se/

Here's Marie back on January 28th appearing on SVT's Gomorron Sverige (Good Morning Sweden) talking about the new production of Grease in Stockholm along with cast mate Sebastian Karlsson.

Love her!

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