Chiquitita is a song recorded by Swedish pop group ABBA. It was released in January as the first single from the group's Voulez-Vous album. Agnetha Fältskog sang the lead vocals. Originally, the track "If It Wasn't for the Nights" was going to be the album's lead single, but after "Chiquitita" was completed those plans. Chiquitita, you and I cry. But the sun is still in the sky and shining above you. Let me hear you sing once more like you did before. Sing a new song, Chiquitita Try once more like you did before. Sing a new song, Chiquitita So the walls came tumbling down. And your love's a blown out candle. All is gone and it seems too. Sing a new song, Chiquitita Try once more like you did before. Sing a new song, Chiquitita So the walls came tumbling down. And your love's a blown out candle. All is gone and it seems too hard to handle. Chiquitita, tell me the truth. There is no way you can deny it. I see that you're oh so sad, so quiet. Chiquitita, you and I .
The Chiquitita single was released in January - this is the Japanese sleeve. Still, work on the new album had to continue, and on December 4, Björn, Benny and their trusted musicians gathered in the studio for the recording of a brand new song. At the time, it was adorned with the somewhat ludicrous working title. Related. 27 Best Ever Songs From Movie Soundtracks · Every Lyric From The Weeknd's New EP 'My Dear Melancholy,' · Cardi B's Debut Album 'Invasion of Privacy' Is Out Next Week. Although ABBA's Voulez Vous album devoted much of its time to up-tempo tunes with a disco-friendly beat, it also contained a few lovely ballads. One of the best is "Chiquitita," a lovely Latin-tinged song that balances ballad stateliness and pop hooks in a way that only Abba songwriters Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson .