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Chess (36)
Music
Benny Andersson (117), Björn Ulvaeus (108)
Lyrics
Tim Rice (346), Björn Ulvaeus (108)

Recording Details

Date
1984
Type
Audio / Concept Recording
Language
English
Location
UK / England / London
Producer
Benny Andersson (117), Tim Rice (346)
Conductor
Anders Eljas (23)
Orchestrations
Anders Eljas (23)
Performer
Barbara Dickson (76), Murray Head (30), Tommy Körberg (26), Elaine Paige (119), Denis Quilley (57), Bjorn Skifs (6)
Shortcode
[r2770]

Releases (9)

Format
2-CD
Label
Decca 847445
Released
1996-07-23
Barcode
0042284744522
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# Tracks
23
Lists
262 collectors / 8 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl3938]
Disc 1:
1. Merano -- Murray Head and Chorus
2. The Russian and Molokov
Where I Want to Be -- Denis Quilley and Tommy Korberg
3. Opening Ceremony -- Bjorn Skifs and Chorus
4. Quartet (A Model Of Decorum And Tranquility) -- Denis Quilley, Bjorn Skifs, Elaine Paige and Tommy Korberg
5. The American and Florence
Nobody's Side -- Murray Head and Elaine Paige
6. Chess -- Instrumental
7. Mountain Duet -- Elaine Paige and Tommy Korberg
8. Florence Quits -- Murray Head and Elaine Paige
9. Embassy Lament -- Chorus
10. Anthem -- Tommy Korberg
Disc 2:
1. Bangkok
One Night in Bangkok -- Murray Head and Chorus
2. Heaven Help My Heart -- Elaine Paige
3. Argument -- Elaine Paige and Tommy Korberg
4. I Know Him So Well -- Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
5. The Deal (No Deal) -- Murray Head, Tommy Korberg, Denis Quilley and Elaine Paige
6. Pity the Child -- Murray Head
7. Endgame -- Denis Quilley, Murray Head, Elaine Paige, Tommy Korberg, Barbara Dickson and Chorus
8. Epilogue:
You and I
The Story of Chess -- Elaine Paige, Tommy Korberg and Chorus
Format
2-CD, DVD
Label
Universal 5003897
Released
2014-11-21
Barcode
0602547018335
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Also Contains
Chess Moves - 1985 Concept Cast
Magasinet Special: Chess 1984 - 1984 Documentary
Notes
Newly remastered. Includes 3 bonus previous unreleased tracks. First commercial release of the 1984 documentary.
# Tracks
27
Lists
45 collectors / 10 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl46001]
Disk: 1
1. Merano - Head, Murray
2. The Russian And Molokov / Where I Want To Be - Quilley, Denis, Körberg, Tommy
3. Opening Ceremony - Skifs, Björn
4. Quartet (A Model Of Decorum And Tranquillity) - Paige, Elaine, Körberg, Tommy, Quilley, Denis, Skifs, Björn
5. The American And Florence / Nobody's Side - Paige, Elaine, Head, Murray
6. Chess - London Symphony Orchestra, Eljas, Anders
7. Mountain Duet - Körberg, Tommy, Paige, Elaine
8. Florence Quits - Paige, Elaine, Head, Murray
9. Embassy Lament - Körberg, Tommy
10. Anthem - Körberg, Tommy
Disk: 2
1. Bangkok / One Night In Bangkok - Head, Murray
2. Heaven Help My Heart - Paige, Elaine
3. Argument - Paige, Elaine, Körberg, Tommy
4. I Know Him So Well - Paige, Elaine, Dickson, Barbara
5. The Deal (No Deal) - Head, Murray, Körberg, Tommy, Paige, Elaine
6. Pity The Child - Head, Murray
7. Endgame - Head, Murray, Körberg, Tommy, Paige, Elaine, Quilley, Denis, Dickson, Barbara
8. Epilogue: You And I / The Story Of Chess - Paige, Elaine, Körberg, Tommy
9. Press Conference - The Ambrosian Singers [previous unreleased]
10. Intro Mountain Duet (Der Kleine Franz) - London Symphony Orchestra [previous unreleased]
11. Anthem (Instrumental) - London Symphony Orchestra [previous unreleased]
Disk: 3
1. Magasinet Special: Chess 1984 - London Symphony Orchestra, Körberg, Tommy, Paige, Elaine, Head, Murray, Eljas, Anders, The Ambrosian Singers, Quilley, Denis, Dickson, Barbara, Skifs, Björn
2. One Night In Bangkok - Head, Murray
3. Nobody's Side - Paige, Elaine
4. The Arbiter - Skifs, Björn
5. I Know Him So Well - Paige, Elaine, Dickson, Barbara
6. Pity The Child - Head, Murray
Format
2-CD
Label
RCA PCD2-5340
Released
1990
Barcode
07863553402
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# Tracks
18
Lists
70 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl2417]
Title
Chess Pieces
Format
CD
Label
RCA
Released
1984
Country
UK
Barcode
743211512022
Audio
Stereo
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Length
53:03
Lists
21 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl35728]
1. Merano
2. The Arbiter
3. Nobody's Side
4. Chess
5. Mountain Duet
6. Embassy Lament?
7. Anthem
8. One Night in Bangkok
9. Heaven Help My Heart
10. I Know Him So Well
11. Pity the Child
12. You and I/Story of Chess
Format
2-LP
Label
RCA PL70500(2)
Released
1984
Barcode
0035627050015
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Lists
5 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl23033]

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Format
2-LP
Label
Starcall/RCA SFL2 0118
Released
1984
Country
Australia
# Tracks
18
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl53203]
Side 1
1. Merano
2. The Russian and Molokov / Where I Want to Be
3. Opening Ceremony
4. Quartet (A Model of Decorum and Tranquillity)
Side 2
1. The American and Florence / Nobody's Side
2. Chess
3. Mountain Duet
4. Florence Quits
5. Embassy Lament
6. Anthem
Side 3
1. Bangkok / One Night in Bangkok
2. Heaven Help My Heart
3. Argument
4. I Know Him So Well
5. The Deal (No Deal)
6. Pity the Child
Side 4
1. Endgame
2. Epilogue: You and I / The Story of Chess
Title
The Arbiter (I Know the Score): Remixed Extended Version
Format
EP
Label
RCA JD-14125
Released
1984
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Notes
Promotional edition for DJ use, issued in plain black sleeve with large white sticker reading 'The new hit from Chess: "The Arbiter (I Know the Score)' Remixed Extended Version. Taken from the Double LP "Chess" (CPL2-5340)
# Tracks
2
Length
10:10
Lists
2 collectors / 5 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl24125]
Side A:
1. The Arbiter (I Know the Score) (Extended and Remixed Version) (Short)
Side B:
1. The Arbiter (I Know the Score) (Extended and Remixed Version) (Long)
Title
Chess Pieces
Format
LP
Label
Telstar STAR2274
Released
1984
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Notes
Highlights of the concept album
Lists
15 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl13326]
1. Merano
2. The Arbiter
3. Nobody's Side
4. Chess
5. Mountain Duet
6. Embassy Lament
7. Anthem
8. One Night In Bangkok
9. Heaven Help My Heart
10. I Know Him So Well
11. Pity The Child
12. You & I / The Story Of Chess
Format
2-LP
Label
RCA Victor CPL2 5340
Released
1984
Lists
41 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl6282]

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