It doesn’t sound very cool to admit that you actually like ABBA. I grew up singing their songs and I had a brilliant time when I went to the cinema to see Mamma Mia. Most people my age had to stop themselves from singing along – in England, in the evening show, people even stood up and danced and clapped.
In this video, New York Times critic A. O. Scott talks about another film in which ABBA’s music played an essential role in the lives of the main characters.
For those of us who were kids in the 70’s, their OTT outfits and dreadful hairdos didn’t deter us from enjoying ABBA, especially their happy-happy songs, like Mamma Mia or Dancing Queen.
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