Feb 6, 2019
It's time to get lost in the bittersweet beats of ABBA's 1976 hit "Dancing Queen."
STRONG SONGS ON PATREON
YOU CAN DANCE, YOU CAN JIVE
On this longer-than-usual episode, Kirk tries to tease out some of the things that make this song so iconic and enduring, from its lush arrangement to its clever harmonies, repeating melodic motifs, and maximalist audio production.
Album: Arrival, 1976
Composed by: Benny Anderson, Björn Ulvaeus, and Stig Anderson
Produced by: Stig Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus
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