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ABBA: The Definitive Collection (2002)

2 Ratings: 4.0
Music Video & Concerts and Pop movie directed by Kjell Sundvall and Lasse Hallström

For those who love Abba (and if you're reading this, chances are you do, even if you don't know it yet),Abba: The Definitive Collectionrepresents a happy, joyous compilation of the Swedish supergroup's numerous videos. Granted, they all seem to have … see full wiki

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Genre: Pop, Music, Musical
2 reviews about ABBA: The Definitive Collection (2002)
review by . July 28, 2008
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Lasting impressions of ABBA's 35 videos stem from a flawed, but favorable collection. A cursory glance at every video reveals careful attention to detail and above par visuals, especially given the primitive stages of video production during their era. Realizing their career span was from 1973-1981, they were ahead of the game in more than their syntho-techno sound. Noting that their last album was released the same year that MTV started and before Flock of Seagulls and Human League became popular, …
review by . July 27, 2008
It doesn't really matter what you think of ABBA personally - whether you're a mega fan, or you find them cheesy and annoying - because there's no denying their wide-ranging influence on popular music, and in this case, music videos. ABBA was really the first group to learn that music videos could be a potent promotional tool. Since they got their start in their native Sweden, world tours to promote their early albums was out of the question. Instead, they pioneered the music video, and it sure paid …
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