1) and ending with "När Du Tar Mig I Din Famn" ("When You Take Me in Your Arms") from the compilation Tio år med Agnetha in January 1980 (peak position No. These 18 entries, most of which were composed or co-written by Fältskog herself, spent a total of 139 weeks on the chart during this time, with the biggest hit being 1970's "Om tårar vore guld" (No. Fältskog also recorded the Swedish Christmas album Nu tändas tusen juleljus with daughter Linda Ulvaeus which peaked at No. Chartwise Fältskog was the most successful solo artist of the four ABBA members, both before and during the band's international career.Fältskog participated in Melodifestivalen again, albeit only as a composer.In the summer of 1987, Fältskog travelled to Malibu, California, to record her fourth post-ABBA solo album, I Stand Alone, produced by Peter Cetera (formerly of the band Chicago) and Bruce Gaitsch, who had collaborated on Madonna's La Isla Bonita.Released in November of that year, I Stand Alone was a minor hit in Europe, except in Sweden where it spent eight weeks at No. The single "I Wasn't the One (Who Said Goodbye)", on which Fältskog duetted with Peter Cetera, was released primarily in North America, and became her second solo single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. It was also a Top 20 Billboard Adult Contemporary hit.At the end of 1982 Fältskog duetted with Swedish singer (and former ABBA backing vocalist) Tomas Ledin on a song called "Never Again", which became a Top Five hit in Sweden, Norway, Belgium, and South America.
The creation of the album had been underway since 1972, when Fältskog started writing the songs, but it was delayed because of the work with ABBA and her pregnancy.
, born 5 April 1950) is a Swedish musician, singer, songwriter, actress, and author.
She achieved success in Sweden after the release of her debut album Agnetha Fältskog in 1968, and reached international stardom as a member of the pop group ABBA, After the break-up of ABBA, Fältskog found some success as a solo artist in the 1980s, though became highly reclusive and avoided outside publicity, settling in the secluded island of Ekerö.
Its release coincided with a heated debate about Gypsies in the Swedish media, and Fältskog was accused of deliberately trying to make money out of the situation by writing the song.
In 1970, she released "Om tårar vore guld" ("If Tears Were Gold"), although a Danish composer claimed that she had used 22 bars from his composition "Tema" ("Theme"), even though it had been written in the 1950s and had never been recorded.
2 in Sweden and reaching the Top 20 in Norway and Belgium, but scraped into the UK Top 40 just for one week. The self-penned lead single "I Won't Let You Go" achieved moderate success in Europe, reaching No. For the album Agnetha recorded duets with her son and a children's choir.