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ABBA Land Old Album 'Gold' in U.K. Albums Chart

August 4, 2008 (7:36 am) GMT
ABBA set history by returning to the number one spot in the U.K. Albums Chart with their 1992 album 'Gold: Greatest Hits'.
ABBA Land Old Album 'Gold' in U.K. Albums Chart

Swedish pop group have made chart history as their 1992 album compilation "" lands at number one in U.K. Albums chart. The Official Chart Company said that being the fourth biggest-selling album and one of the top 40 worldwide with sales scanning 26 million copies since it has been released, the album becomes the oldest ever to reach number one.

The album becomes hit again after being used as soundtracks of successful musical film "" which is starring , , and . The film includes such hits as "Dancing Queen", "Knowing Me, Knowing You", "Thank You for the Music", "Money, Money, Money", "The Winner Takes It All", and "I Have a Dream".

Furthermore, it has been the fifth time that the album topped the chart, the last one being in 1999. With their achievement, the band pushed down 's "" to number two in the chart.

Meanwhile, rap-rocker landed his first history in the chart through album "" at number four. Preceding the rocker at number three is with "".

The top ten hits in the chart are:

  1. -
  2. -
  3. -
  4. -
  5. with Now You're Gone
  6. with
  7. Sharleen Spiteri with Melody
  8. Bachelors with Believe-The Very Best Of
  9. with
  10. with

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