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Frida - Something's Going On album

Frida - Something's Going On album
  • Performer Frida
  • Title Something's Going On
  • Date of release 1982
  • Country Sweden
  • Style Soft Rock, Pop Rock
  • Other formats MPC AU MMF VOC TTA AUD DXD
  • Genre Rock / Pop
  • Size MP3 1537 mb
  • Size FLAC 1251 mb
  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 366

Something's Going On is the third solo album by Swedish singer Anni-Frid Lyngstad (Frida), one of the founding members of the Swedish pop group ABBA, and her first album recorded entirely in English. Her previous two albums had been recorded in Swedish. Recorded in 1982 during the final months of ABBA, Something's Going On was first released in September 1982.

Allied Record Company pressing denoted by "AR" suffix on label matrices. Issued with custom lyric inner sleeve. Recorded and mixed at Polar Music Studios. Matrix, Runout (Matrix A, on label): ST-A-825015-AR. Matrix, Runout (Matrix B, on label): ST-A-825016-AR. Matrix, Runout (Runout A etched): STA 825015 B A̶ B-17220-B △2646 M1SFSM2 CTS. Matrix, Runout (Runout B etched): M1 S-1 SM1 STA 825016A̶B B-17221-B △2646-X CTS.

Something's Going On boasts impressive guitar work by Daryl Stuermer, who has toured with Genesis as well as appeared on several Collins solo albums. Collins' drum work is also outstanding, particularly on the hard-hitting hit single "I Know There's Something Going O. Frida herself shows an unexpected emotional range given ABBA's two-dimensional pop gloss.

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Something's Going On is a dreadful signifier of its time: all early-'80s, bad new-wave production and quirky drum fills, courtesy of producer Phil Collins. Other than the Russ Ballard-penned title track (which at least has a decent tune) and Rod Argent's reflective, rather sweet "Baby Don't You Cry No More," there's little of merit on Anni-Frid's first post-Abba solo album. To hear her so badly supported just makes one yearn for Abba's glory moments all the more. Frida has a great voice and this album is much more rock orientated then anything she has done with ABBA.

Something’s Going On was only Frida’s third solo record, was her first recorded entirely in English, and sold close to two million copies. Something’s Going On is determined to remain a pop album but, working within those broad parameters, it’s also wildly experimental. Years of relentless work with ABBA, and the divorce that closed that chapter, might have seen Frida satisfied to retread former glories, but Something’s Going On sees her making a play at a time when the world lacked a major international female star. Debbie Harry’s band was imploding, while Sheena Easton and Olivia were seen as too safe, so, at the time of the album’s release, everything was still up for grabs.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Tell Me It's Over
Written-By – Stephen Bishop
2:50
A2 I See Red
Written-By – Jim Rafferty
4:32
A3 I Got Something
Written-By – Tomas Ledin
4:05
A4 Strangers
Written-By – Dave Morris*, Jayni Bradbury
4:05
A5 To Turn The Stone
Written-By – Giorgio Moroder, Peter Belotte*
5:25
B1 I Know There's Something Going On
Written-By – Russ Ballard
5:25
B2 Threnody
Written-By – Dorothy Parker, Per Gessle
4:16
B3 Baby Don't You Cry No More
Written-By – Rod Argent
3:02
B4 The Way You Do
Written-By – Bryan Ferry
3:35
B5 You Know What I Mean
Written-By – Phil Collins
2:35
B6 Here We'll Stay
Written-By – Tony Colton
4:05

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Polygram Discos Sarl

Credits

  • Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Peter Robinson
  • Bass – Mo Foster
  • Coordinator [Album] – Thomas Johansson
  • Design [Album] – Dick Nilson
  • Drums, Backing Vocals, Percussion – Phil Collins
  • Engineer – Hugh Padgham
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Paris Edvinson*
  • Executive-Producer – Stig Anderson
  • Guitar – Daryl Stuermer
  • Harp – Skaila Kanga
  • Illustration [Cover] – Yves Poyet
  • Keyboards – Peter Robinson
  • Mastered By – Leif Mases
  • Photography By – Anders Hanser
  • Producer – Phil Collins
  • Saxophone – Don Myrick
  • Strings – The Martyn Ford Orchestra
  • Trombone – Lui Lui Satterfield*
  • Trumpet – Michael Harris, Rahmlee Michael Davis

Notes

Digitally recorded & mixed at Polar Music Studios, Stockholm.
Strings & Harp recorded at Air Studios, London.
Mastered at Polar Music Studios.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
POLS 355 Frida Something's Going On ‎(LP, Album) Polar POLS 355 Sweden 1982
KM 040 Frida Something's Going On ‎(Cass, Album) PZN ZWiN KM 040 Poland 1988
00602547583734 Frida Something's Going On ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM + DVD-V, Comp, NTSC) Polar 00602547583734 Europe 2015
Pols 355 Frida Something's Going On ‎(LP, Album) Balet Pols 355 Turkey 1982
POLS 355 Frida Something's Going On ‎(LP, Album) Polar POLS 355 Finland 1982