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Frida's first English-language solo album was the Phil Collins-produced Something's Going On, released in 1982. Something's Going On reached number one on the album charts in Sweden, Norway and Belgium, the Top Ten in Australia and several European countries, and the Top 20 in Germany, Italy and Great Britain. The bonus tracks on Something's Going On are the single edit of the international hit 'I Know There's Something Going On' and Frida's solo version of 'Here We'll Stay', originally issued as a 1983 single (the album version of the song is a duet with Phil Collins). The solo version of 'Here We'll Stay' has never been released on CD before. Universal. 2005.
Frida mostly sang backup harmonies behind Agnetha in Abba: she was the group's dark side. Her clear, clean voice was fine in itself, though limited--and shorn of the songwriting team of Björn and Benny, its limits are most apparent. Something's Going On is a dreadful signifier of its time: all early-'80s, bad new-wave production and quirky drum fills, courtesy of producer Phil Collins. Other than the Russ Ballard-penned title track (which at least has a decent tune) and Rod Argent's reflective, rather sweet "Baby Don't You Cry No More," there's little of merit on Anni-Frid's first post-Abba solo album. To hear her so badly supported just makes one yearn for Abba's glory moments all the more. --Everett True --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Brilliant older collection of songs.. bit maudlin, nonetheless still sung so well with great lyrics accompanied by great musical score sheets. Read morePublished on Sept. 25 2012 by ab
This is nothing like an Abba album, and a bit of a surprise, as Frida rocks on some of the songs. At first I was unsure whether to buy this, as solo albums are usually never as... Read morePublished on July 19 2007 by MusicMan
The album "Something's Going On" is an extremely powerful album. Each song is unique in its own way, weather it be the great different music and beat each song has to... Read morePublished on Dec 31 2005 by Alex Pass.
I don't think so. If Mr. Everett had actually listened to even a few of ABBA's CDs he'd have noticed that Agnetha & Frida very often share leads on tracks. Read more
Something's Going On~ Frida is a good debut solo album. Mr Collins did a good job and produced a very descent record with many fine tunes and lyrics.Published on June 17 2004 by B. Viberg
While i am not a huge ABBA fan, i will admit to liking some of thier songs. On e of those reasons is Frida. Read morePublished on March 28 2004
This is Frida solo. That means it isn't going to sound like ABBA. Obviously. Granted, some of the songs are awful, but some are quite good. Read morePublished on Jan. 18 2002 by J. Walters
I love this album.
My favorite song is threnody( when I heard REM they had a few songs very much alike this one)
FRida does have a great voice, I don't know how can they... Read more
to those unfamiliar with her catalog, this isn't her debut solo album. before abba, she has been a successful soloist in sweden with hit singles to her credit. Read morePublished on Nov. 6 2001 by James Tg Fuentes