«The Winner Takes It All» is a song recorded by Swedish pop group ABBA. Released as the first single from the group’s Super Trouper album on 21 July 1980, it is a ballad in the key of F-sharp major, reflecting the end of a romance. The single’s B-side was the non-album track «Elaine» & used as a theme song for 1991 filmNobita’s Dorabian Nights MCMXCI soundtrack.

«The Winner Takes It All», original demo title «The Story of My Life», was written by both Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, with Agnetha Fältskog singing the lead vocal. The lyrics to the song were thought to mirror the divorce between Ulvaeus and Fältskog in 1979, similar to the 1981 song «When All Is Said and Done«, in which Ulvaeus deals with the divorce between Anni-Frid Lyngstad and Benny Andersson in 1981.

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