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Albums released in Japan

titlereleased datedistributorLP record8 track cartridge tapecompact cassette tapecompact cassette tape (TYPE4)CD (compact disc)DCC (digital compact cassette)
original albums
Ring Ring1973-12PhonogramSFX-5091-----
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2201-
1997-04-16Polydor----POCP-2546-
2001-09-12Universal Music----UICY-3163-
Waterloo1974-08-25PhonogramSFX-5128-----
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2202-
1997-04-16Polydor----POCP-2547-
2001-09-12Universal Music----UICY-3164-
ABBA1976-01-25DiscomateDSP-4001-----
1978-11-05DiscomateDSP-5107-DCP-1509---
1986-08-01Polydor----P33P-20056-
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2203-
1997-04-16Polydor----POCP-2548-
2001-09-12Universal Music----UICY-3165-
Arrival1977-05-25DiscomateDSP-5102-----
1977-06-05Discomate-D8P-1506DCP-1506---
1981Discomate---DMP-3302--
1984-06-21Discomate----CDP-104-
1986-07-01Polydor20MM-0506-20CM-0506-P33P-20051-
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2204-
1996-11-21Polydor----POCP-9062-
1997-04-16Polydor----POCP-2549-
2001-09-12Universal Music----UICY-3166-
ABBA the Album1978-02-25DiscomateDSP-5105D8P-1508DCP-1508---
1981Discomate---DMP-3303--
1984-06-21Discomate----CDP-105-
1986-07-01Polydor20MM-0507-20CM-0507-P33P-20052-
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2205-
1997-04-16Polydor----POCP-2550-
2001-09-12Universal Music----UICY-3167-
Voulez-Vous1979-05-01DiscomateDSP-5110D8P-1511DCP-1511---
1981Discomate---DMP-3304--
1984-06-21Discomate----CDP-106-
1986-07-01Polydor20MM-0508 -20CM-0508-P33P-20053-
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2206-
1997-04-16Polydor----POCP-2551-
2001-09-12Universal Music----UICY-3168-
Super Trouper1980-12-05DiscomateDSP-8004-DCP-1804---
1981Discomate---DMP-3305--
1984-02-25Discomate----CDP-102-
1986-08-01Polydor----P33P-20058-
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2207-
1997-04-16Polydor----POCP-2552-
2001-09-12Universal Music----UICY-3169-
The Visitors1981-12-20DiscomateDSP-8006-DCP-1807DMP-3306--
1984-02-25Discomate----CDP-101-
1986-08-01Polydor----P33P-20059-
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2208-
1997-04-16Polydor----POCP-2553-
2001-09-12Universal Music----UICY-3170-
live album
ABBA Live1986-10-25Polydor28MM-0537-28CM-0537-P33P-20076-
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2210-
1997-04-16Polydor----POCP-2554-
Spanish album
Gracias por la Musica1980-07-21DiscomateDSP-8002-DCP-1801---
1992-10-01Polydor----POCP-2209-
ABBA Oro/Grandes exitos2002-11-20Universal Music----UICY-1143-
compilation albums
ABBA Greatest Hits Vol.21979-11-05DiscomateDSP-5113D8P-4004DCP-4004---
1984-04-21Discomate----CDP-103-
ABBA Gold/Greatest Hits1992-11-08Polydor----POCP-1246-
1993-05-26Polydor-----POXP-1018
1998-05-27Polydor----POCP-9130-
1999-04-21Polydor----POCP-2643-
2002-07-31Universal Music----UICY-3540-
2004-01-28Universal Music----UICY-9391/2-
More ABBA Gold/More Hits1993-07-07Polydor----POCP-1339-
1999-11-01Polydor----POCP-2644-
Thank You for the Music1994-12-01Polydor----POCP-9501/4-
1997-12-21Polydor----POCP-9598/601-
2001-11-21Universal Music----UICY-7076/9-
Forever Gold1998-01-07Polydor----POCP-9614/6-
Love Stories1998-11-26Polydor----POCP-7340-
Classic ABBA2000-05-01Polydor----POCY-2001-
The Definitive Collection2001-12-05Universal Music----UICZ-1042/3-
albums compiled in Japan
The Best of ABBA1974-10-25PhonogramSFX-6008-----
All about ABBA/Mamma Mia1976-05-25DiscomateDSP-4002-----
1978-11-05DiscomateDSP-5108-DCP-1510---
1981Discomate---DMP-3301--
Urgent Message1976Discomate--DCP-1502---
ABBA's Greatest Hits-241977-10-25DiscomateDSP-3012/3D8P-4001DCP-4001---
1978/9Discomate-D8P-4003DCP-4003---
ABBA the Movie1978-08-25Discomate-D8P-4002DCP-4002---
Very Best of ABBA1981-07-05DiscomateDSP-3015/6-DCP-4005---
Disco Special-11982-06-21DiscomateDSP-3024-DCP-4006---
Disco Special-21982-06-21DiscomateDSP-3025----
Dancing Special1982-06-21DiscomateDSP-3026-DCP-4007---
Love Sounds Special1982-06-21DiscomateDSP-3027----
The Singles Selection1982-11Discomate--DCP-2501---
First Ten Years1983-06Discomate--DCP-4501---
Dancing Queen1984-04Discomate--DCP-4502---
ABBA Greatest Hits1986-07-01Polydor20MM-0505-20CM-0505---
ABBA Special Best1988-05Polydor--18CM-1800---
S.O.S-The Best of ABBA2001-02-07Universal Music----UICY-1040-
others
The Music for UNICEF Concert / A Gift of Song1979-08PolydorMWF-1068-----
ABBA vs. Arabesque1984-01Victor Family ClubVFC7801/10-----

compiled by MURAKAMI Chifumi

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created: 1998-03-27
last updated: 2004-02-01
by MURAKAMI Chifumi