As the prime architect of the power duo conceit, Local H's Scott Lucas has created a body of work that has, over the years, been met with considerable critical acclaim. But the Chicago-based rock minimalist stresses that he's no elitist when it comes to his own listening habits. "There's lots of records I love that aren't considered 'cool,'" he says. "In some way, that makes me love them more."
A mainstay on Lucas' iPod is one of the first records he ever bought – ABBA's Arrival. Although the Swedish quartet are now lauded for their infectiously catchy pop songcraft, during their active years, particularly the mid- to late '70s period that saw them land hit after hit on the charts, they were derided for what was then seen as a slavish devotion to commercial formalism.Read more about