Episode 113: ABBAsode with @renatasnacks

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In this episode (ABBAsode) we invited @renatasnacks to rank the contents of the 1992 greatest hits release ABBA Gold with us, discussing the relative merits of each track and sharing our personal histories with ABBA. Spoiler: We totally went to Sweden about it.

Links
abbagh
abbainside
ABBA Greatest Hits
ABBA Gold
Columbia House
Hannah Montana
Kesha
Lady Gaga: Poker Face
Ace of Base
Gravity Falls/Babba’s Disco Girl/Dungeons Dungeons and More Dungeons

ABBA Gold, ranked:

Track Song Renata Alene Anna Score
1 Dancing Queen 10 6 3 19
2 Knowing Me, Knowing You 13 8 6 27
3 Take A Chance On Me 5 7 13 25
4 Mamma Mia 6 4 2 12
5 Lay All Your Love On Me 4 9 10 23
6 Super Trouper 8 18 7 33
7 I Have A Dream 18 15 18 51
8 The Winner Takes It All 17 14 17 48
9 Money, Money, Money 14 12 5 31
10 S.O.S. 3 1 8 12
11 Chiquitita 19 5 19 43
12 Fernando 15 3 9 27
13 Voulez-Vous 2 10 4 16
14 Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
(A Man After Midnight)
1 13 11 25
15 Does Your Mother Know 7 17 16 40
16 One Of Us 16 19 14 49
17 The Name Of The Game 11 16 12 39
18 Thank You For The Music 12 11 15 38
19 Waterloo 9 2 1 12

Our winners take it all: Waterloo, S.O.S., Mamma Mia

dancing

Erasure: Take a Chance on Me, Abba-Esque
Episode 54: Song Covers
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Jukebox musicals
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have a Dream
ABBA Oro
ABBA Mania
abbasatin
Nina Pretty Ballerina
Under Attack
Pick a Bale of Cotton
Hey Hey Helen
When I Kissed The Teacher
Ring Ring
Angel Eyes
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: Mamma Mia
The Martian: Waterloo
Miss Congeniality: Dancing Queen
Chess: One Night in Bangkok, Anthem, Embassy Lament

Musical Obsessions
Renata: Dolly Parton’s America podcast: “Mule Skinner Blues
Anna: Şeftali ağaçları (Turkish folk song)
Alene: “Love Me Like That” by The Knocks feat. Carly Rae Jepsen

Obsessions
Renata: Sarah J. Maas and her horny fairies (Worst Bestsellers episode 99)
Anna: Headliners by Lucy Parker
Alene: They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall

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