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ABBA - The Visitors (Extended version) (1981)

Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:19 am

Here's a cool video someone made and uploaded on YT. ABBA in 1981 were sort of coming to an end (bit like Bjorn Borg) but this song is a gem. Bit reminiscent to ELectric Light Orchestra. What do others think ?

Re: ABBA - The Visitors (Extended version) (1981)

Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:43 pm

I'd not heard this unofficial remix before, Rob. Sounds excellent. Thanks for posting.

It's without question ABBA's most diverse recording and one that has grown on me in recent years. Though I wouldn't go along with those who say that this is the route ABBA would have continued on, if they had not disbanded. The final recordings from 1982 [released and otherwise] - for the majority - show in fact that they were returning to a more basic pop ethic.

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