51 Proteus 2 weeks ago Those seem to me pretty dispassionate evaluations, devoid of judgment as to which music is "superior." They were intended as illustrative - "comparing and contrasting" maybe - not judgmental. If you took them as denigrating ABBA, that was not the intention.Don't know how they illustrate a pecking order. As you continue to emphasize, the bands should be considered in two separate categories, each with its own "pedestal" (or Mt Rushmore, maybe).Except when you make claims for ABBA's pop brilliance by comparison to L-M, and there I'm afraid we'll have to agree to differ. Wrong decade for me - and maybe insufficient appreciation of Agnetha's non-musical attributes.