It was the promo clip for "Mamma Mia" that was proving the most popular after repeat screenings on Australian television, notably Molly Meldrum's Countdown.ABBA’s Australian record company, RCA, asked that "Mamma Mia" be released as a single but Polar Music refused.
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In most other countries the B-Side was the instrumental "Intermezzo Number 1".
ABBA's British label Epic selected "Tropical Loveland" as the B-side for the UK release, feeling another vocal track, especially one showcasing ABBA in a different musical style would better promote the parent album.
It is the opening track on the group's third album, the self-titled ABBA.
The song's name is derived from Italian, where it is an interjection used in situations of surprise, anguish, or excitement, which corresponds to the English interjection "my" but literally means "My mommy". Writer Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. Over 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make the ultimate feel-good show!In the UK Singles Chart on 31 January 1976, "Mamma Mia" replaced Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" at the number 1 position."Mamma Mia" became the first single by the A-Teens which was released as the debut single from the album The ABBA Generation.Late seating holds are in place for the convenience of the performers and audience members who are seated at show time.