In October 1980, the music video for "Super Trouper" used the largest number of artists that ABBA have ever used in a music video. Other than ABBA and their friends themselves, the rest were from a circus troupe based in Britain. It was to have been shot in Piccadilly Circus in London, but was shot in Stockholm after the British authorities did not allow the shoot to go ahead.
The spotlight featured throughout the music video is, in fact, a CCT Silhouette follow spot, as opposed to a real Super Trouper. The city of Glasgow mentioned in the lyric was suggested by Howard Huntridge who worked with their then-UK publishers Bocu Music.
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