Secret Service is a 1980s Swedish band. In 1979, Ola Håkansson, a former vocalist of Ola & the Janglers and then a publishing manager at Sonet Records, teamed up with Tim Norell and Ulf Wahlberg to write a few songs that they submitted to the Melodifestivalen, a popular Swedish song contest. They did not win but decided to continue working together and changed their band's name from Ola+3 to Secret Service. Besides Ola Håkansson (vocals), Tim Norell and Ulf Wahlberg (keyboards), the original lineup included Tony Lindberg (guitars), Leif Paulsen (bass) and Leif Johansson (drums).
Norell, who penned along with Håkansson most songs of the band, however, did not appear with them on stage or on the album covers. Secret Service's first single "Oh Susie" became a hit in Sweden and several other countries of Europe and South America. The same titled album that included another hit, "Ten O'Clock Postman," went gold in Sweden. Other successes followed, with their synthpop number "Flash in...
Track listing: Oh SusieThe DancerTen O'Clock PostmanCry Softly (Time Is Mourning)Flash in the NightLet Us Dance Just a Little Bit MoreYe Si CaIf I TryFire Into IceDestiny of LoveNight City (Based on 12" remixed version by Anders Hansson)Rainy Day MemoriesL.A. GoodbyeWhen the Night Closes InThe Sound of the RainBring Heaven DownLike a Morning SongDancing in MadnessJo-Anne, Jo-AnneI'm So, I'm So, I'm So, (I'm So in Love With You)
Track listing: Oh SusieTen O'Clock PostmanCry Softly (Time Is Mourning)Flash in the NightLet Us Dance Just a Little Bit MoreIf I TryFire Into IceNight CityJupiter SignL.A. GoodbyeLike a Morning SongYe Si CaWhen the Night Closes InJo-Anne, Jo-AnneI'm So, I'm So, I'm So (I'm So in Love With You)Dancing in MadnessThe Way You AreFlash in the Night (Antiloop Reconstruction)Oh Susie (Antiloop Reconstruction)