Like the season that inspired them, the best summer songs can be balmy, blissful and sometimes bittersweet…
With the ‘East Of The Sun, West Of The Moon’ album, a-ha took a grittier rock approach which supported their growing confidence on stage.
Since scoring their international breakthrough with Take On Me, a-ha have built a musical legacy that has demanded critical respect.
From slick performance pieces to high-concept clips, the best music videos sometimes outshine even the song they were created to promote.
In ‘Hunting High And Low’, a-ha created one of the 80s’ classic albums, aided by the charm of their songwriting and a certain video…
A reaction to the fame brought on by Take On Me, the ‘Scoundrel Days’ album found a-ha forging a darker symphonic statement.
With the world at their feet, a-ha let musical and creative tensions lead the way for ‘Memorial Beach’, their most surprising album.
Signalling a major change up ahead, the ‘Stay On These Roads’ album found a-ha turning away from the pop formula that brought them fame.
Hailed as an 80s take on the Wall Of Sound, The Sun Always Shines On TV found a-ha elevating themselves beyond the average synth-pop band.
Reducing a-ha to just one song, Take On Me, ignores a discography that spans decades and includes some of the finest synth-pop of all time.
The work of a ‘schizophrenic band’ that ‘didn’t fit’, bridges’ ‘Våkenatt’ album sounded like no other Norwegian music. Then they birthed a-ha.
Be the first to know
Stay up-to-date with the latest music news, new releases, special offers and other discounts!