The song was recorded at Polar Music Studios in Stockholm, Sweden, in AugustSomething You Really Oughta Know - Various - Doghouse Records Sampler was ready for release in October of that year, in conjunction with the group's tour of North America and Europe.
This song was also performed by the group during rehearsals for its tour as "Under My Sun". However, the group felt that "Gimme! The single version of this song, which was released in its full length of everywhere else in the world, was released in the United States and Canada in an edited format, being just in length.
This was done by removing the first half of the Gimme A Beat (Original Mix) - Little Bird - Gimme A Beat instrumental, the first four of the eight bars of the instrumental bridge between the second and final chorus, and fading the song out early. It is believed [ by whom? The single was never released by Polar Music in the group's native Sweden, instead being featured on the Greatest Hits Vol. While Polar released the single in neighbouring Norway, Denmark, and Finland, copies of these versions were not made available in the Swedish record stores, who thus arranged to import copies of the United Kingdom version on Epic Records.
Sales of these imports were sufficient for the single to reach no. It hit no. When the single came out in the winter of in Sweden, it earned a Gold certification. The song peaked at no. The video starts with the boys entering a warehousewhere they find a crystal ball. Inside, there is an "alternate world" where they perform the song. Part Gimme A Beat (Original Mix) - Little Bird - Gimme A Beat the video also features the band at a bowling alley where they play a few Hes Unbelievable - Sarah Connor - Bounce against each other.
The video had high rotation on several music channels, but it was not as successful as the first singles. The version of the song used on the video is the Radio Version, which is shorter and includes different beats and sounds to the album version. This version went straight to no. American singer and actress Cher covered the song on her new album Dancing Queenreleased on 28 September Cher's version is the lead single on the new album.
An extended version of the track was later released on 14 September Writing for Rolling StoneBrittany Spanos felt that "working with producer Mark Taylor who helped seal Cher's legacy with the game-changing "Believe" in the late Nineties, she finds subtle changes that update ABBA classics without totally stripping them of the catchiness that made those songs beloved hits well beyond their heyday.
Credits for Dancing Queen adapted from AllMusic. A Man After Midnight " was the first single released from the soundtrack for the film version of Mamma Mia! Unlike the original stage version, Seyfried sings the complete song as a solo performance, and also does the same in a music video to promote both the single and the movie. Audio samples can be heard on the official Almighty Records website. Inthis song was sampled by Madonnawho used it on her worldwide hit " Hung Up I Dont Give A F*** (Dirty) - AZ - Problems. It was only the second time that an ABBA track had been officially sampled, the first being the Fugees in with their hit "Rumble in the Jungle", sampling part of 's " The Name of the Game ".
Ava Max 's song " Torn " also samples this song. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Gimme! This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources.
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