Listening to “Perfect World,” the first single from dance-punk trio The Gossip‘s new album, there was a definite 80’s power-pop feel to it, so it should come as no surprise that Beth Ditto had been listening to a lot of ABBA prior to recording. Gone is some of the band’s edginess and agression, replaced by a more forgiving, bouncier sound – stream the whole thing over at The Guardian now.

Album Stream: The Gossip – ‘A Joyful Noise’

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