I thought about it and decided this column doesn’t need to be just about music I like. This week, I’m going to talk a bit about a song I despise. A song that represents everything that was wrong with disco. You should also know that Jared Sorensen loves Abba. You should go tell him how much he loves Abba right now. Just say, “Hey, Jared. I hear you love Abba.” He’ll know what you’re talking about.
Back when I lived in Minnesota my gaming group and I had a weekly tradition. We would go up to Old Chicago every week before the game for dinner. We’d request the booth that had the little jukebox control in it and we would control the airwaves for the duration of our visit. When we were ready to leave one of us would pull out five dollars, feed it into the machine, and request as many plays of Abba’s “Dancing Queen” as we could. Back to back. We’d be paying for our food about the time the first play ended and the second started. There were always a few confused looks. We’d be in the car and pulling away when the third play started and there was always a couple angry looking people. We would then laugh the ride home, go back the next week, rinse, and repeat. Good time.
The moral of this story is that everyone hates Abba. Except for Jared Sorensen.