A fantastic song and video today, courtesy of early-eighties keyboard botherers Blancmange. Their version of The Day Before You Came is undoubtedly my favourite ABBA cover (yes, better even than the ABBA medley by Steps, B*Witched, Cleopatra and Billie. Imagine that), and the wistful charm of the video complements the song beautifully. Look out for a cameo from Agnetha Faltskog herself too.
Blancmange - The Day Before You Came mp3
Mildly Interesting Pop Fact: The author in the line "The latest one by Barbara Cartland or something in that style" had been Marilyn French in the ABBA original, but the Blancmange lads obviously had a soft spot for the works of the pink-clad, romantic novel-spouting old Dame! (There's no accounting for taste!)
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