Abba’s Dark Song Cycle

Abba offering up their darkly beautiful swan song

by Donnie Thompson

Melody Hill was the Circle Sky Records official magazine while we were open between 2002 and 2010. The cover shown here is a reprint because we handed out all the original copies and decided to print this “Premiere Issue Collectors Edition”. Donnie Thompson came up with the ‘zine name. It was a song, written by Barkan and Adams, and was the B-side to The Archies “Sugar, Sugar” 45. Sang by Ron Dante and about a boy and girl going up Melody Hill where everything is beautiful to “kiss away the hours”.

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