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The Winner Takes It All (ABBA) - that's f'ed up

Old 10-20-07, 02:24 PM
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The Winner Takes It All (ABBA) - that's f'ed up

The group was still together at the time, when this song was released to the world, in 1980. From my understanding, two of the key band members got a divorce the year before, and anybody who has been unfortunate enough to get divorced knows that it is a painful situation. However, these people managed to keep a singing group together, and they put out this bittersweet, sad song.

I can't figure how they did it, and did it so bloody well. How could they have sung it without breaking down into tears?
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have you been drinking? alone??

seriously though, that's a great song. and stuff.
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I dunno, ask the members of Fleetwood Mac how they put together a full album in those conditions. Or how the White Stripes got their groove going.
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funny thing is that ABBA also did "Knowing Me, Knowing You" back when both couples were happily together, and that was a pretty upsetting breakup song also
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Shit, listen to Abba's "One Of Us." One of my favorite break-up songs.

I suspect a pattern here.

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