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** Not making matters better is that [[http://cdn.antiquiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ghost-bc.jpg Ghost]] covered it. And yet, if YouTube comments are anything to go by, ABBA's version is considered the more sinister of the two.

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** Not making matters better is that [[http://cdn.antiquiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ghost-bc.jpg Ghost]] covered it. And yet, if YouTube Website/YouTube comments are anything to go by, ABBA's version is considered the more sinister of the two.


** Not making matters better is that [[http://cdn.antiquiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ghost-bc.jpg Ghost]] covered it. And yet (if YouTube comments are anything to go by), ABBA's version is considered the more sinister of the two.

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** Not making matters better is that [[http://cdn.antiquiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ghost-bc.jpg Ghost]] covered it. And yet (if yet, if YouTube comments are anything to go by), by, ABBA's version is considered the more sinister of the two.


** Not making matters better is that [[http://cdn.antiquiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ghost-bc.jpg Ghost]] covered it.

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** Not making matters better is that [[http://cdn.antiquiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ghost-bc.jpg Ghost]] covered it. And yet (if YouTube comments are anything to go by), ABBA's version is considered the more sinister of the two.


* "The Piper" is ostensibly about ''Literature/ThePiedPiperOfHamelin'', but it goes deeper than that. The lyrics imply that the song's title character has a much deeper agenda than just getting back at a town for cheating him-he's a DarkMessiah who charms people into giving him power. WordOfGod says the song was inspired by Creator/StephenKing's Literature/TheStand series, but it could just as easily apply to any number of other tyrants, from fictional ones like Emepror Palpatine to real ones like Hitler. The sinister music makes the song all the more eerie.

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* "The Piper" is ostensibly about ''Literature/ThePiedPiperOfHamelin'', but it goes deeper than that. The lyrics imply that the song's title character has a much deeper agenda than just getting back at a town for cheating him-he's a DarkMessiah who charms people into giving him power. WordOfGod says the song was inspired by Creator/StephenKing's Literature/TheStand ''Literature/TheStand'' series, but it could just as easily apply to any number of other tyrants, from fictional ones like Emepror Palpatine to real ones like Hitler. The sinister music makes the song all the more eerie.

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* "The Piper" is ostensibly about ''Literature/ThePiedPiperOfHamelin'', but it goes deeper than that. The lyrics imply that the song's title character has a much deeper agenda than just getting back at a town for cheating him-he's a DarkMessiah who charms people into giving him power. WordOfGod says the song was inspired by Creator/StephenKing's Literature/TheStand series, but it could just as easily apply to any number of other tyrants, from fictional ones like Emepror Palpatine to real ones like Hitler. The sinister music makes the song all the more eerie.


* [[http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8299/7973908634_920848fc79_b.jpg That girl you never noticed in the back window between Frida and Benny on the ''ABBA'' cover.]]

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* You might have noticed a blonde girl looking into the side window of the car (next to Björn's head) on the ''ABBA'' cover, but I bet you didn't notice [[http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8299/7973908634_920848fc79_b.jpg That the girl you never noticed in the back window between Frida and Benny on the ''ABBA'' cover.Benny.]]


* From 'Thank You For The Music', we have "Dream World", which has rather creepy circus music in its intro. It's not helped by the way it fades in, like music in a nightmare (this was due to tape damage, apparently). Thankfully, when the song was included on the Voulez Vous deluxe edtion, it had a clean start.

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* From 'Thank the box-set ''Thank You For The Music', Music'', we have "Dream World", which has rather creepy circus music in its intro. It's not helped by the way it fades in, like music in a nightmare (this was due to tape damage, apparently). Thankfully, when the song was included on the Voulez Vous ''Voulez-Vous'' deluxe edtion, edition, it had a clean start.start, though it is still rather creepy.
*[[http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8299/7973908634_920848fc79_b.jpg That girl you never noticed in the back window between Frida and Benny on the ''ABBA'' cover.]]


* "The Day Before You Came" is renowned for this - not only is the music creepy, but so are the lyrics - and it couldn't be more of a contrast to what ABBA was known for before. The implication is that the woman is recovering from an abusive relationship and is trying to piece her life back together, but has essentially lost the will to live.

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* "The Day Before You Came" is renowned for this - not only is the music creepy, but so are the lyrics - and it couldn't be more of a contrast to what ABBA was known for before. The implication song simply tells the story of a woman's mundane workday, all happening 'the day before you came'. The listener never fully finds out who 'you' is, although the most common interpretation is simply that she is recalling the day she met her current lover. However, some have pointed out that the woman creepy music, along with Agnetha's joyless delivery, makes it sound is recovering from if whatever 'you' is, it is not pleasant. This could be a not particularly good lover, or an abusive relationship and one, however some have gone so far to [[EpilepticTrees theorize]] that it is trying to piece about a woman meeting her life back together, but has essentially lost murderer. Frida's [[OneWomanWail operatic wailing]] in the will to live.background doesn't help the creepy feel either.


* "The Day Before You Came" is renowned for this - not only is the music creepy, but so are the lyrics - and it couldn't be more of a contrast to what ABBA was known for before. The implication is that the woman is recovering from an abusive relationship and is trying to piece her life back together, but has essentially lost the will to live.



* "Head Over Heels" has bizarrely creepy music, and its sequencing immediately after "The Visitors" is a big part of the reason why the album gained a reputation for being unusually dark.



** "they have your mind, they'll take your soul" Is the poor girl captured by a cult?!

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** "they have your mind, they'll take your soul" Is the poor girl captured by a cult?!cult?!
* From 'Thank You For The Music', we have "Dream World", which has rather creepy circus music in its intro. It's not helped by the way it fades in, like music in a nightmare (this was due to tape damage, apparently). Thankfully, when the song was included on the Voulez Vous deluxe edtion, it had a clean start.


* "Elaine" is also very nightmare-ish once you listen to the lyrics. "They tie your hands and tie your feet"

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* "Elaine" is also very nightmare-ish once you listen to the lyrics. "They tie your hands and tie your feet"feet"
** "they have your mind, they'll take your soul" Is the poor girl captured by a cult?!

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** Not making matters better is that [[http://cdn.antiquiet.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ghost-bc.jpg Ghost]] covered it.


** Especially if one remembers that: 1) This is from the same album As "Thank you for the music" (and is implied to be the ultimate fate of that girl), and 2) This came from a group that ended in CreatorBreakdown.

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** Especially if one remembers that: 1) This is from the same album As as "Thank you for the music" (and is implied to be the ultimate fate of that girl), and 2) This came from a group that ended in CreatorBreakdown.


** Especially if one remembers that: 1) This is from the same album As "Thank you for the music" (and is implied to be the ultimate fate of that girl), and 2) This came from a grup that ended in CreatorBreakdown.

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** Especially if one remembers that: 1) This is from the same album As "Thank you for the music" (and is implied to be the ultimate fate of that girl), and 2) This came from a grup group that ended in CreatorBreakdown.

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** Especially if one remembers that: 1) This is from the same album As "Thank you for the music" (and is implied to be the ultimate fate of that girl), and 2) This came from a grup that ended in CreatorBreakdown.


* "Elaine" is also very nightmare-ish once you listen to the lyrics.

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* "Elaine" is also very nightmare-ish once you listen to the lyrics. "They tie your hands and tie your feet"

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