Opening in London in 1999 and Broadway in 2001, the musical Mamma Mia
features music and lyrics by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of the Swedish rock group ABBA. Both composers had previously worked on another popular stage musical, Chess
, with the lyricist Tim Rice.
Nominated for five Tony Awards in 2002, the Mamma Mia has been a box office success since it's debut.
There are 46 tracks on this album: Tracks 1-23 contain the background tracks and guide vocals; tracks 24-46 contain the accompaniment tracks alone. This album is a re-recording of songs from the broadway show in the original show key and show tempo.
There are no on-screen lyrics or lyric booklet provided.