Een Shoot the Moon site laatst bijgewerkt op: 22 september 2021 ©  2021 Abba was een fenomeen. Met hun knappe, afwisselende en altijd gemakkelijk in het oor liggende muziek scoorden ze tussen 1973 en 1982 25 hits in Nederland; 23 hiervan waren top-10-hits, en 8 kwamen er zelfs op nummer 1 terecht. De eerste daarvan was (in 1976) Fernando. Can you hear the drums, Fernando? I remember long ago another starry night like this In the firelight, Fernando You were humming to yourself and softly strumming your guitar I could hear the distant drums and sounds of bugle calls were coming from afar They were closer now, Fernando Every hour, every minute seemed to last eternally I was so afraid, Fernando We were young and full of life and none of us prepared to die And I'm not ashamed to say the roar of guns and cannons almost made me cry There was something in the air that night The stars were bright, Fernando They were shining there for you and me For liberty, Fernando Though we never thought that we could lose There's no regret If I had to do the same again I would, my friend Fernando If I had to do the same again I would, my friend Fernando Now we're old and grey, Fernando Since many years I haven't seen a rifle in your hand Can you hear the drums, Fernando? Do you still recall the fateful night we crossed the Rio Grande? I can see it in your eyes how proud you were to fight for freedom in this land There was something in the air that night The stars were bright, Fernando They were shining there for you and me For liberty, Fernando Though we never thought that we could lose There's no regret If I had to do the same again I would, my friend Fernando There was something in the air that night The stars were bright, Fernando They were shining there for you and me For liberty, Fernando Though we never thought that we could lose There's no regret If I had to do the same again I would, my friend Fernando Yes, if I had to do the same again I would, my friend Fernando If I had to do the same again I would, my friend Fernando...
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