Happy New Year is a song by ABBA from the 1980 album Super Trouper. The lead vocals are sung by Agnetha Fältskog. The working title for the song was Daddy Don't Get Drunk on Christmas Day. Written and recorded in January 1980, the English-language version of the song was not released as a single in Europe until 1999, where it was released to promote ABBA's upcoming CD re-releases, charting at no. 34 in Sweden, no. 15 in the Netherlands and no. 75 in Germany.

Music video[]


Happy New Year (Official Music Video)

The music video was directed by Lasse Hallström. It was released on ABBA's YouTube channel on October 8 2009. On August 9 2021, ABBA announced on Twitter that a remastered version of the Happy New Year music video was available on YouTube in 4K resolution.[1] As of August 2021, it has over 67 million views.

Cover versions[]

Artist Song Album Year
A-Teens Happy New Year Single 1999
A-Teens Happy New Year (Extended Version) Single 1999

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