Waterloo
by ABBA

Album: Waterloo (1974)
Charted: 1 6
  • My my
    At Waterloo Napoleon did surrender
    Oh yeah
    And I have met my destiny in quite a similar way
    The history book on the shelf
    Is always repeating itself
    Waterloo I was defeated, you won the war
    Waterloo promise to love you for ever more
    Waterloo couldn't escape if I wanted to
    Waterloo knowing my fate is to be with you
    Waterloo finally facing my Waterloo

    My my
    I tried to hold you back, but you were stronger
    Oh yeah
    And now it seems my only chance is giving up the fight
    And how could I ever refuse
    I feel like I win when I lose
    Waterloo I was defeated, you won the war
    Waterloo promise to love you for ever more
    Waterloo couldn't escape if I wanted to
    Waterloo knowing my fate is to be with you
    Waterloo finally facing my Waterloo

    So how could I ever refuse
    I feel like I win when I lose
    Waterloo I was defeated, you won the war
    Waterloo promise to love you for ever more
    Waterloo couldn't escape if I wanted to
    Waterloo knowing my fate is to be with you
    Waterloo finally facing my Waterloo Writer/s: Benny Goran Anderson, Bjoern K. Ulvaeus, Stig Erik Leopold Anderson
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Songtrust Ave
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 12

  • Ace Moonbeam from LouisianaShould have mentioned Stonewall Jackson's "Waterloo", a monster country hit in 1959, #1 for 5 weeks.
  • Sioraf from Macroon, IrelandIn fact Napoleon surrendered aboard HMS Bellerophon. Not that anybody cares...
  • Cliff from Oakdale, NyIn the mid 70's Abba was the highest profitable entity in Sweden Volvo was second
  • Doug from Chantilly, VaOne of my favorite ABBA songs... Love the outfits and Bjorn's "ZAP" guitar, although I often wondered if Bjorn had worries about his height since so many times he appears in very tall platform shoes! :-D
  • Paul from Washington Dc, DcMy friends and I used to do a line dance to this one. It's got a great beat for it. Somebody ought to cover it. I wonder how it would turn out?
  • Doug from Kansas City, Mowell when you have a great song sung by fine singers who also happen to be total babes then nothing else is needed! when I first saw the girls on Midnight special or something I noticed them right away....
  • Caitlin from Upper Township, NjWaterloo is just one of those happy, bubbly 70's love songs. Can't resist 'em!
  • Larry from Coral Springs, FlThis is the song that 1st got me to get into ABBA's Music
  • Guy from Woodinville, WaThis is one of the most upbeat pop songs ever recorded! Made me and many others a life-long ABBA fan. You go, girls!
  • John from Fort Worth, TxThis is the first song by ABBA I remember hearing in my conscious memory. I have always loved the sound of the vocal and the sound of the piano. Over my life I learned the lyrics so I could sing along. John Martin, 46, USA
  • N from Staten Island, NyWhat's great about 'Waterloo' is the Swedish-accented vocals. The group didn't speak English very well and recorded the song phonetically.
  • Alexander from Ciudad OjedaIt was the English version that won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974, not the Swedish one.
    The most famous copy of that performance is the one commented by Terry Wogan, the man who yearly comments the contest for BBC.
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