Original Record/CD label: RCA Records

Original Catalogue Number: PD705002(2)

Original Release Date: 1984

Highest UK Chart Position: # 10

Original Format: Double CD, Vinyl album and cassette

Deluxe CD Reissue: 21 Novembr, 2014 (Catalogue No. 5003897)

 

TRACK LISTING:

 

SIDE ONE

 

01. Merano

02. The Russian And Molokov/Where I Want To Be

03. Opening Ceremony

04. Quartet (A Model Of Decorum And Tranquility)

 

SIDE TWO

 

01. The American And Florence/Nobody's Side

02. Chess

03. Mountain Duet

04. Florence Quits

05. Embassy Lament/Anthem

 

SIDE THREE

 

01. Bangkok/One Night In Bangkok

02. Heaven Help My Heart

03. Argument/I Know Him So Well

04. The Deal (No Deal)/Pity The Child

 

SIDE FOUR

 

01. Endgame

02. Epilogue: You & I/The Story Of Chess

 

Written by: Benny Andersson, Tim Rice, Bjorn Ulvaeus

 

Produced by : Benny Andersson and Anders Eljas

 

Per Lindvall - Drums and Percussion

Lasse Wellander - Guitars

Rutger Gunnarsson - Bass

Benny Andersson & Anders Eljas - Keyboards & Synthesizers

Anders Glenmark, Karin Glenmark, Liza Ohman - Backing Vocals

 

Featuring The London Symphony Orchestra and The Ambrosian Singers

Orchestrated and Conducted by Anders Eljas

Recorded at Polar Music Studios, Stockholm, CTS Studios, Olympic Studios and Roundhouse Studios, London

 

Engineered and Mixed by Michael B. Tretow

 

NOTES:

 

Original studio concept album of the hit musical 'Chess' which features Barbara singing the role of Svetlana.

 

Barbara features on two songs - 'I Know Him So Well' (the hit duet with Elaine Paige) and also on the track 'Endgame' alongside Denis Quilley, Murray Head, Elaine Paige and Tommy Korberg.

 

A remastered three disc deluxe re-release of 'Chess' with a bonus DVD featuring a documentary and promo videos from the musical was issued by UMC on 24th November, 2014. (Right, bottom)

CHESS: ORIGINAL STUDIO CAST RECORDING - soundtrack (1984)

DISCOGRAPHY

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SINGLES FROM THE ALBUM:

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