Australian singles charts:
Waterloo entered the Kent Music Report on 10 June 1974 and peaked at #4. The song was #30 on the Top 100 of 1974.
The song was on Waterloo which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 1 July 1974 and peaked at #18.
On 6 April 1974 the song was the winning entry for Sweden in the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest. The victory began ABBA’s path to worldwide fame.
The single became a No. 1 hit in several countries and went on to sell nearly six million copies, making it one of the best-selling singles in history.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterloo_(ABBA_song)
Waterloo is the place where Napoleon Bonaparte met his defeat at an epic battle in 1815. This song uses the battle as a metaphor for a woman who gives in and falls in love with a man – he’s her “Waterloo.”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/abba/waterloo
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