Ring was a very popular song Abba released in 1973. It’s also the title of Abba’s first studio album. When it was originally released for the first  time the Swedish group had not yet taken up its brand name.



Glossary and idioms
  • I was sitting by the phone/Ero seduta accanto al telefono
    I was waiting all alone/tutta sola
    Baby by myself I sit and wait and wonder about you/sola pensavo a te
    It’s a dark and dreary night/è una notte scura e cupa
    Seems like nothing’s going right/sembra che nulla vada bene
    Won’t you tell me honey how can I go on here without you?/Mi vuoi dire come posso fare senza di te
  • Ring, ring, why don’t you give me a call?/Telefona, telefona, perchè non mi chiami?
    Ring, ring, the happiest sound of them all/lo squillo il suono più felice di tutti
    Ring, ring, I stare at the phone on the wall/squilla, squilla, guardo al telefono sul muro
    And I sit all alone impatiently/siedo tutta sola impaziente
    Won’t you please understand the need in me/Non vuoi capire il bisogno che ho
    So, ring, ring, why don’t you give me a call?/Perciò telefona, telefona, chiamami
  • You were here and now you’re gone/Eri qui e ora non ci sei più
    Hey did I do something wrong?/Ho fatto qualcosa di sbagliato?
    I just can’t believe that I could be so badly mistaken/Non posso credere di essermi così tanto sbagliata
    Was it me or was it you?/E’stata colpa mia o tua?
    Tell me, are we really through?/Dimmi è davvero finita?
    Won’t you hear me cry and you will know that my heart is breaking/Non  mi vuoi sentir piangere e capire che il mio cuore si sta spezzando
  • Please forgive and then forget/Ti prego perdona e dimentica
    Or maybe darling better yet, oh-oh/o forse caro può ancora migliorare fra noi
Ring (1973)