Gene Simmons Praises Abba’s Songwriting

Gene Simmons praised Abba for their “undeniable songwriting”.

In an interview with Goldmine magazine, the KISS bassist talked about the iconic band’s greatest hits and said, “If I’m riding in my car and ABBA music comes on, I turn it up and that’s the sign of greatness.”

Their 2015 song, “Dancing Queen” is in the Grammy Hall of Fame. With nearly 400 million albums sold worldwide, 17 #1 hits and over 16 million weekly global streams, Abba is one of the world’s most successful music acts of all time.

Simmons also mentioned a few other artists whose songs stand out to him, including The Beach Boys, Bee Gees, The Killers, and The Four Seasons.

TL;DR:

  • Gene Simmons praised Abba for their “undeniable songwriting”.
  • He said, “If I’m riding in my car and ABBA music comes on, I turn it up and that’s the sign of greatness.”