Today’s song is ABBA’s Soldiers from The Visitors album, dating from 1981. It’s one of only a few 3/4 ABBA songs, and it reflects on the fact that society does not recognise the work of the military who “write the songs […] and sing the songs that you and I won’t sing”.

If it’s your first time on the site, find out more about the 365 Songs project or see all of my September songs here. If you’re looking for more ABBA songs, have a listen to my Tribute to ABBA album or check out this year’s ABBA songs from my archives.