The song details the story of a woman's mundane life right before she met her lover. What happened after the guy "came" remains a pop mystery in a similar vein to the identity of the subject of Carly Simon's "You're So Vain
." When The London Times
March 26, 2010 asked Ulvaeus about it, he smiled enigmatically and replied. "You've spotted it, haven't you? The music is hinting at it. You can tell in that song that we were straining towards musical theatre. We got Agnetha to act the part of the person in that song. In retrospect, it might have been too much of a change for a lot of ABBA fans. The energy had gone."