Friday, November 14, 2008

Meanwhile...



I feel compelled to address the anti-Agnetha bias I have detected in parts of blogworld.

I know Frida looked to be more of a good-time gal and I know Agnetha is a flaky, fragile, sensitive, Garbo-like recluse but THAT'S WHY I LIKE HER.

I believe this may be the campest song in my collection, especially the 'Make love to me now like never before!' bit, but by golly I loves it. Not so sure about the dress, but hey! it was the 80s!

Is that Lars Larsson and Anders Andersson on guitar?

Agnetha Faltskog - 'Wrap Your Arms Around Me' (1983)

PS: Song co-written by Mike 'I Worked With Blondie, Me' Chapman.

8 comments:

  1. She was more flaky.

    it's the same rationale I use to support my Christine McVie over Stevie Nicks stance...

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  2. Strangely, only last night I found her version of 'Past, Present and Future' on YouTube.

    Well worth a Google - and could serve as a dictionary definition of 'flaky'.

    Distinctly unsettling I thought.

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  3. Blimey Paul, I just watched that and it's...The Blair Witch Project meets Bergman meets, er, The Shangri-Las. Phew. Flaky's not the half of it Jude.

    Makes me love her even more, of course.

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  4. PS: Christine McVie is more flaky than La Nicks??!!

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  5. quiet, pensive, mousey, aloof, reticent, reserved, moody, stoic, talented, bitchey and accentuated all the more when completely gakked on coke in their heyday...

    that's our Lady McVie. you're gonna like this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mh-Mz-6jt0

    ...and THAT was more often than not.

    cheers!

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  6. Ah, she can have a bottle of red round my place anytime. Cheers yourself!

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  7. Even the fiddler looks Swedish. His mate is Deidre egg-bound owl Barlow of Malmo.
    The glimmer twins on guitar resemble the meatballs I had at Ikea last week.

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  8. Why onearth any of you are trying to choose between them beggars belief.

    Indeed, it was probably my major dilemma as a seven-year-old, how would I be able to let one of them down should I ever be forced to choose betwen them?

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