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Abba - Knowing me, Knowing You - Lyrics Meaning

Recorded in 1976 and released in 1977, "Knowing Me, Knowing You" was one of a series of hit singles recorded by the highly successful Swedish pop group ABBA. Written by the group's manager Stig Anderson and group members Benny Andersson and Bj”rn Ulvaeus, contrary to many rumors of the time the song was not about the two couples who formed the group, Anni-Frid Lyngstad with Benny Andersson, and Agnetha F„ltskog with Bj”rn Ulvaeus , forthcoming breakups which came a few years later.

Without doubt, the song deals with some passion and no little tact with the subject of a couple who break up, for no other reason than they had grown out of love for each other. The beautiful singing of lead vocalist Anni-Frid Lyngstad and the excellent back up vocals and music, coupled with Abba's trademark smooth production, made for easy listening of this potentially painful subject.

Group member and top lyricist and arranger Benny Andersson when asked during an interview in 2004 which of Abba's songs were his favorites, answered that "Knowing Me, Knowing You" was up there with the best.

A track from their global smash "Arrival" album "Knowing Me, Knowing You" was a major hit throughout Europe as well as gaining considerable recognition in the United States

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