If It Wasn't For The Nights
by ABBA

Album: Voulez-Vous (1979)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is a reflection of Björn Ulvaeus's bleak state of mind during the end of his marriage to fellow band member, Agnetha Fältskog. "There were times that last autumn I was with Agnetha that I had those nights myself," he told The Guardian in 2014. "My lyrics were often based around fiction, but that must have been where that one came from."
  • Originally the song was earmarked to be be the lead single for Voulez-Vous, but after "Chiquitita" was finished, the plans were shelved and it became only an album track.

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