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The Winner Takes It All Lyrics

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The Winner Takes It All Lyrics – Abba

I don’t wanna talk
About the things weve gone through
Though its hurting me
Now its history
I’ve played all my cards
And thats what youve done too
Nothing more to say
No more ace to play

The winner takes it all
The loser standing small
Beside the victory
Thats her destiny

I was in your arms
Thinking I belonged there
I figured it made sense
Building me a fence
Building me a home
Thinking Id be strong there
But I was a fool
Playing by the rules

The gods may throw a dice
Their minds as cold as ice
And someone way down here
Loses someone dear
The winner takes it all
The loser has to fall
It’s simple and its plain
Why should I complain.

But tell me does she kiss
Like I used to kiss you?
Does it feel the same
When she calls your name?
Somewhere deep inside
You must know I miss you
But what can I say
Rules must be obeyed

The judges will decide
The likes of me abide
Spectators of the show
Always staying low
The game is on again
A lover or a friend
A big thing or a small
The winner takes it all

I dont wanna talk
If it makes you feel sad
And I understand
Youve come to shake my hand
I apologize
If it makes you feel bad
Seeing me so tense
No self-confidence
But you see
The winner takes it all
The winner takes it all……

Some Interesting Facts About The Winner Takes it All Lyrics and ABBA

“The Winner Takes It All”, originally “The Story of My Life”, was written by both Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson, with Agnetha Fältskog singing the lead vocal. The lyrics to the song were thought to mirror the divorce between Ulvaeus and Fältskog in 1979. However, Ulvaeus himself denies this, saying the basis of the song “is the experience of a divorce, but it’s fiction. There wasn’t a winner or a loser in our case. A lot of people think it’s straight out of reality, but it’s not”.

In a 1999 poll for Channel Five, “The Winner Takes It All” was voted Britain’s favorite ABBA song. In a 2006 poll for a Channel Five program, “The Winner Takes It All” was voted “Britain’s Favorite Break-Up Song.”  the winner takes it all lyrics

“The Winner Takes It All” was ABBA’s eighth UK chart-topper; their first No. 1 in Britain since 1978. It remained at the top for two weeks. “The Winner Takes It All” also hit No. 1 in Ireland, Belgium (where it stayed on top for 2 months), the Netherlands & South Africa, and reached the Top 10 elsewhere throughout the world, including the United States, where it peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, ABBA’s 4th & last American Top 10 hit. The song was also the group’s second Billboard adult contemporary chart-topper (after “Fernando”). “The Winner Takes It All” was also a hit in Brazil: it was included on soundtrack of a very famous soap opera in 1980 called “Coração Alado” (“Winged Heart”) as the main theme.

“The Winner Takes It All” also features in the ABBA-based musical and film, Mamma Mia!.

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