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Postby martinp » Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:10 am

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The majority of pop singers/groups would not be here today if it weren't for these people!
Their songs are timeless, and they're still shifting thousands of records today. Definitely one of the most influential pop bands of all time, and my favourite group ever.

They've had some classic hits, but I much prefer the lesser known ones :lol:
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Postby FreakyFlyBry » Sat Mar 21, 2009 5:04 pm

Legends. 8-)

One of the best pop groups ever, and like you said, groundbreaking. They've had so many great songs, I don't even know where to begin :lol: I do like pretty much all of their big hits though.
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Postby jszmiles » Sat Mar 21, 2009 6:35 pm

i really hate them with passion :lol:
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Postby Vanacoring » Sun Mar 22, 2009 11:50 am

This band is amazing : again today, they are always very popular all around the world ! I love all their songs : impossible to say a favourite in this impressive discography.
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Postby ryan_9048 » Mon Mar 23, 2009 7:45 am

Check my lastfm. :oops: :oops: :oops:
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Postby irishguy28 » Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:59 am

Never heard of 'em.
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Postby toni_pest » Mon Mar 23, 2009 9:06 am

Love them! My favorite band of all time.
Their best fo me is Money x3, followed by Gimme x3 :D :D
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Postby Colin » Mon Mar 23, 2009 5:16 pm

CREATORS OF POP - END OF.
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Postby Grybop » Mon Mar 23, 2009 5:33 pm

ABBA have been much more than their music to me and music-wise I cannot compare them to anyone else. The only band I was / will ever be a fan of in the literal sense of the word.
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Postby NothingFails » Tue Mar 24, 2009 1:09 am

They are the greatest group ever with the exception of The Beatles IMO.
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Postby Vanacoring » Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:45 am

NothingFails wrote:They are the greatest group ever with the exception of The Beatles IMO.
Agree with that but I add the Bee Gees ! :wink:
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Postby theberen » Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:48 pm

martinp wrote:They've had some classic hits, but I much prefer the lesser known ones :lol:
Same! Do PM me your favourites :D
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Postby theberen » Tue Mar 24, 2009 5:49 pm

NothingFails wrote:They are the greatest group ever with the exception of The Beatles IMO.
Sorry but The Beatles are overrated nonsense 90% of the time. No wonder - they were always high!

And the majority of ABBA's songs had deeper meanings than what a walrus was doing in an octupus's garden on top of a submarine... or whatever. :x
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Postby NothingFails » Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:54 pm

theberen wrote:
NothingFails wrote:They are the greatest group ever with the exception of The Beatles IMO.
Sorry but The Beatles are overrated nonsense 90% of the time. No wonder - they were always high!

And the majority of ABBA's songs had deeper meanings than what a walrus was doing in an octupus's garden on top of a submarine... or whatever. :x
:lol:

You gotta admit ABBA had their nonsense too tho... Dum Dum Diddle? Bang-A-Boomerang? LOL

they're catchy fun songs but meaningless, lol
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Postby theberen » Wed Mar 25, 2009 2:23 pm

Well those titles are pretty loony BUT the lyrics of those songs at least deal with love and relationships not animals and fruit and random women who have nobody at their funerals.
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Postby tdc2000 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 3:11 pm

theberen wrote:Well those titles are pretty loony BUT the lyrics of those songs at least deal with love and relationships not animals and fruit and random women who have nobody at their funerals.
As you can tell from my avatar, I am a Beatles fan, but I have to admit that this post made me LOL! That last line about "nobody at their funerals" is especially hilarious! Cheers for a morning laugh, theberen!
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Postby martinp » Wed Mar 25, 2009 3:18 pm

theberen wrote:
martinp wrote:They've had some classic hits, but I much prefer the lesser known ones :lol:
Same! Do PM me your favourites :D
I'll post in here :D They have so many underrated songs!

Summer Night City
As Good As New
Dream World
The Day Before You Came
You Owe Me One
That's Me
Hovas Vittne
Head Over Heels
Slipping Through My Fingers
Hole In Your Soul
Our Last Summer
The Way Old Friends Do
Kisses Of Fire
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Postby theberen » Thu Mar 26, 2009 11:48 am

tdc2000 - you are very welcome 8-) However, I'm sure what made you laugh more, as fan, was my naivety at not understanding the ESSENCE and BEAUTY of Beatles music :lol:

And Martin - Hovas Vittne - a rare ABBA song like Just Like That but I haven't heard of - or just an extreme typo? :-?
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Postby Grybop » Thu Mar 26, 2009 3:11 pm

Not a typo and not so rare either - in the internet era, what is rare? :P
Jolly song that one.
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Postby martinp » Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:29 pm

You can find it on Youtube, I think it was released as a single in Sweden in 1980!
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Postby theberen » Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:46 pm

Stig's birthday song? :-?
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Postby Grybop » Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:50 pm

Yeah :lol: I love it!
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Postby theberen » Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:52 pm

Grybop wrote:Yeah :lol: I love it!
I don't think I can bring myself to listen to it yet! :o Wikipedia says it's in reference to Jehovah's Witnesses :-?
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Postby Grybop » Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:58 pm

Unless you know Swedish, you won't understand a word anyway :P
Do check out the rest of the songs Martin suggested, it's a good list. I'd also add Eagle,

Thing with ABBA was that almost every song they recorded was single material.
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Postby theberen » Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:46 pm

Grybop wrote:Unless you know Swedish, you won't understand a word anyway :P
Do check out the rest of the songs Martin suggested, it's a good list. I'd also add Eagle,

Thing with ABBA was that almost every song they recorded was single material.
Oh I know all the others he mentioned 8-)

Not sure about Eagle though. It's a bit... well, who cares if you're an Eagle?
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