The UK’s Greatest Hits: 46. Greatest Hits – Abba
808s / The UK's Greatest Hits

The UK’s Greatest Hits: 46. Greatest Hits – Abba

Greatest Hits – Abba – 1975 First listen?: Yes No, not the Gold: Greatest Hits that sits at #2 on this list, this is the 1975 release that predates nearly all of the tracks on that 1992 release. This is the only album on this list that I literally couldn’t listen to the original version. All but replaced by … Continue reading

The UK’s Greatest Hits: 2. Gold: Greatest Hits – Abba
808s / The UK's Greatest Hits

The UK’s Greatest Hits: 2. Gold: Greatest Hits – Abba

Heartbreaking, danceable, catchy, emotive and damn fun to listen to, these songs are the high standard that pop has been held to ever since. The writing here is second to none, Benny and Bjorn’s focus on melody allows every song to be a ‘moment’ which Agnetha and Anni-Frid take to this raw emotional place time and time again. Continue reading