Noel Gallagher has bravely stepped out of the closest â€“ as a massive fan of camp popsters Abba.
However, the Oasis rocker doesnâ€™t believe there is anything â€œkitschâ€ about the now defunct Swedish four piece â€“ he just admires their near-unparalleled songwriting skills.
He says, â€œI love ABBA. To listen to those songs, they're incredible. And the way that they sound is even more incredible.
â€œI never understood the kitsch tag that Abba have. People seem to look at them in an ironic way.â€
Noel obviously believes matching purple satin outfits are the height of seriousnessâ€¦