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Blow Up Your Video
MTV forces American youth to sell their souls, but has Joan Jett in a bikini!
"...came from overseas artists, including Queen, David Bowie, and ABBA. These nascent clips served as stopgap promotional devices in..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Dancing About Architecture
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...son Elijah Blue serenaded cross-dressing actor Alexis Arquette with ABBA song "Winner Takes It All" on a karaoke machine...."

July 27, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

U2 -- Opening Night, National Car Rental Center, Sunrise, Fla., March 24
"...up the sold-out crowd. As it turned out, the ABBA-infused young band was a perfect match for club-soaked Miami...."

March 30, 2001 Music Feature by Kate X Messer

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...because OG is the reincarnation of early Seventies Black Sabbath; check out "Arctic Quest" from their chilly Man's Ruin..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Take Me to the River
Rock & Roll Books
"...of the purest examples of pop from a group (ABBA) that defined pop on a worldwide basis. The book..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Books Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

What Kind of Theatre Do You Go For?
Our sassy quiz will match you up with the Austin theatre company of your dreams.
"...What's your favorite kind of music? a. Billie Holiday, ABBA, Gypsy cast CD b. Velvet Underground, Jonathan Richman, Sex..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Arts Feature

Britney Spears Oops... I Did It Again (Jive)
"...a Britney Spears fetish as punks once did for ABBA. An awful lot of people seemed to know the..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Music Review by Christopher Gray

"...can listen to "Forever Yours, Faithfully," "Sister Christian," and Abba's heartbreaking hit "Fernando," all while pigging out and sobbing..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

It Takes Two
Asking local musical couples what it's like to do everything together
"...Tina Turner, X, Blondie, Pussy Galore, Wings, New Order, ABBA, Heart, Nashville Pussy, Sonic Youth, Siouxsie & the Banshees,..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Calexico, Ranchero Brothers: Cherilyn diMond's House, Thursday, Mar 16
Wednesday Night
"...into joining him onstage for a spirited cover of ABBA's "S.O.S." Burns and the boys then gave way to..."

March 24, 2000 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Dancing About Architecture
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...reading lots of books about heart health, taken a sabbatical to the New Mexico site where his father spent..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: A Century of Women in Music (Rhino)
Box Sets
"...a sin if anything more than legal issues kept Abba out of a collection of a century of women's..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Review by Kate X Messer

Live Shots
Tom Russell
"...Ruin U.S. debut, Super Shitty to the Max, the Abba-antichrists melted like the club's interior -- hot and sticky...."

May 21, 1999 Music Feature

Record Reviews
"...the Cardigans, and yes, Whale is still the best anti-Abba since the Meatmen called it a day, but only..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Music Review

Hot Line to Jesus
Edison's Speaking Phonograph
"...Camino proprietor Casino Eighmey. He gives the example of ABBA's "Dancing Queen," a song that was getting played five..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

Sticking it to the Fat, Lazy Americans
International Acts at SXSW
"...gorgeous: singer Jana Gross' voice or her cheekbones. Think ABBA meets Natalie Merchant in Berlin; either that or BB&C..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Dancing About Architecture
The Mighty Four
"...of which were Arc Angels songs (whaddya expect, an ABBA medley?) In addition, Freddy King's "Goin' Down" was on..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Public Notice
Love & Unrequited Justice
" So, it must have something to do with Abba. The center is really moving and shaking these days,..."

June 20, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Dancing About Architecture
Chasin' the Clouds Away
"...she's not kidding about her plans to start an ABBA cover band. Deluxe Treatment..."

April 18, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Live Shots
"...Not since Abba has a Swedish pop group scored such an unlikely..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Music Feature

Record Reviews
"...buzzing and percolating rhythms under melodies that would make Abba proud, incorporating strings and vibraphones, and rocking in a..."

June 21, 1996 Music Review

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