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Mon 27 Jul 2009 09:55A-ha on the "British pop attitude" of their new album
a-ha is a band from Norway. The group initially rose to fame during the 1980s and has had continued success in the 1990s and 2000s.
a-ha achieved its biggest success with their debut album and single in 1985. Hunting High and Low peaked at number fifteen on the Billboard charts and yielded an international number-one single, "Take on Me", earning the band a Grammy Award nomination as Best New Artist. Hunting High and Low was one of the best-selling albums of 1986. In 1994, the band went on a hiatus, the same year a-ha reached a sales number of 26 million albums sold worldwide. After a performance at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in 1998, the band returned to the studio and recorded 2000's Minor Earth Major Sky, which resulted in a new tour. By 2000, they had reached 36 million albums sold worldwide plus a double figure million singles. In 2002 the band released its seventh studio album Lifelines. 2005's Analogue has been certified silver and is their most successful album in the UK since 1990's East of the Sun, West of the Moon. Their 9th album, Foot of the Mountain, was released on June 19, 2009 (release date different in some countries).
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Foot Of The Mountain 2009
Reviewed by Tom HocknellIt is difficult to see where they go from here.
Reviewed by Lucy DaviesThey're at their best at their darkest: the title track is the standout with its...