Near the end of ABBA's career, they released this heartbreaking song with a Eurostomp disco sound. The singer (Agnetha Fältskog) has lost what's dear to her and doesn't know where to turn ("All I've learned has overturned, what can I do?"). Despite the forlorn lyrics, the song became a popular dance hit. It was released as a 12" single in Europe, where it caught on and has endured as one of ABBA's classics. It is featured in the Mamma Mia! musical and appears on many compilation albums.
Information Society recorded this for their debut album in 1988, with their version hitting #83 in the US.
Meghan Trainor and her producer Kevin Kadish originally wrote "All About That Bass" for another artist to record. However, after Epic Records boss LA Reid heard Meghan play a demo of the song on a ukulele, he signed the young songwriter to his label and told her she should sing it.
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.
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