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Subject: a-ha

Written By: Lisa D. on 05/10/04 at 10:16 pm

Hi fellow 80's fans!  I'm a happy gal currently because there's fab news about my fav group, a-ha.  They've signed a huge new record deal and I can't wait until Universal gets them back on the US pop scene... long overdue for this amazing band!   8)

http://www.a-ha.com/index.php?id=4819&cat=417


Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: smgridley on 05/20/04 at 9:22 am

It will very nice if Universal gets a-ha CD's back in a regular store. No more hunting high and low all over the internet, no more paying import prices. I know this may not happen or happen right away but it I can dream, can't I?

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: RockandRollFan on 05/20/04 at 9:54 am

I wish they could climb back to the top when they were in their glory days...1985 "Take On Me"

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: JohnTaylorsHeart on 05/20/04 at 11:02 am

I love Take on me.

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: Bobby on 05/20/04 at 6:24 pm


I wish they could climb back to the top when they were in their glory days...1985 "Take On Me"


Oh yes, You've got that right, RockandRollFan. That video was awesome - I've seen one similar to it on The Box yesterday but I forgotten which band it was for. It had the same type of energetic animation of the angry band but not the drawing blending into real life.

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: mortego11 on 06/09/04 at 3:08 am

About time the mighty Aha made a reappearance. been checking out their stuff recently seems to rock majorly. well into the reto 80s vibe most definitely the coolest thing this summer.

:o :o :o :o :o :o :o CHECK OUT THIS LINK  :o :o :o :o :o :o :o

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4017561729&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT

;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D A MUST FOR ALL AHA FANS  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: Kryllith on 06/09/04 at 8:19 am

Ok, so now I gotta get the live one and the new one. :) Time to start searching online again. As for "Take on Me", the video is excellent, but I wouldn't consider the song the highmark of their career. Maybe in the US public, since it seems to be the only one that every gets any play (with Hunting High and Low, Sun Always Shines on TV, and The Living Daylights making very rare appearances). Overall though, I'm a bigger fan of the East of the Sun, West of the Moon album than Hunting High and Low. :)

Kryllith

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: Kryllith on 06/09/04 at 8:28 am

Woah, just read the top link and they're planning a tour in the US? Didn't think they'd ever do that (have a habit of avoiding us). Time to start saving up money so I can follow them around the country.

Kryllith

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: Lisa D. on 06/16/04 at 11:25 pm


Woah, just read the top link and they're planning a tour in the US? Didn't think they'd ever do that (have a habit of avoiding us). Time to start saving up money so I can follow them around the country.

Kryllith

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: Lisa D. on 06/16/04 at 11:27 pm

Just got back from Bergen, Norway to see them live.. amazing trip, amazing show!

Some vid clips...  http://www.psjensen.com/aha2004/ahavideo.html




Woah, just read the top link and they're planning a tour in the US? Didn't think they'd ever do that (have a habit of avoiding us). Time to start saving up money so I can follow them around the country.

Kryllith

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: ferrisb on 06/17/04 at 1:12 pm

I love those guys.. 8) 8) 8) Especially "Take on me " and "Hunting high and low" 8) 8)

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: Kryllith on 06/17/04 at 3:02 pm

Pretty sweet. I'll have to remember to bring my digicam when I see them. Problem is they're real sticklers against filming bands (or anything else for that matter) in the US. Are things a bit more lack overseas, or do you have to sneak cameras in there as well?

Kryllith

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: ferrisb on 06/18/04 at 1:37 pm


Pretty sweet. I'll have to remember to bring my digicam when I see them. Problem is they're real sticklers against filming bands (or anything else for that matter) in the US. Are things a bit more lack overseas, or do you have to sneak cameras in there as well?

Kryllith

Bringing a Digicam into an A-ha gig is well worth the trouble. By the way is it going to be the same lineup??

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: IWannaBeAGoonie on 06/18/04 at 3:14 pm

Oh, that's good to hear!   :)

I love a ha, and like everyone else that listened to them "back then", I loved Hunting High and Low and even followed them into the Scoundrel Days albums.  Then I just kinda "lost track" of them.  :(

But then a few years ago, I accidently found their Headlines and Deadlines cd, and bought it right away.  When I listened to it, I was surprised at how many of their songs were, IMO, really good, yet in the states no one (okay--at least not me!) had really heard from them.  In any case, I went out and found  Minor Earth Major Sky and Lifelines and bought them, and I totally loved them both.   
And, like you all, I loved the "Take On Me" video--it was so clever and so imaginative, and so different for the time.  I went to Kazaa (yes, I was one of those bad Kazaa downloaders  :-\\) and found some of their newer videos.  (They're not bad either, but let me tell you--though I LOVE the song "Velvet", THAT video is just  wierd!!!  ::))

In any case, I will get their next album, and if by any chance they hit my area on tour, well,
I'm there!!   :D

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: IWannaBeAGoonie on 06/18/04 at 3:17 pm



By the way is it going to be the same lineup??



Though I don't know for sure, I would think so. It was the same guys on the last album, so..?

Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: Lisa on 06/26/05 at 9:28 pm

Hey y'all!   8)  a-ha have just announced that they will be playing their first U.S. gig since 1986 on September 12, 2005 at Irving Plaza in New York City!  This is especially great news for their U.S. fans that have been anxiously awaiting a return to the U.S.  I can't wait!  Tickets soon at http://www.irvingplaza.com  Latest info at http://www.a-ha.com   8)

Subject: a-ha - fan party in NYC!

Written By: Lisa on 07/19/05 at 6:20 pm

Hey there... with the a-ha concert out in New York in September, there's a big 'ol party planned pre-concert...

Here are the details so far:

Fan party in New York before the Irving Plaza concert

With all the excitement around a-ha's first concert in America in 19 years, the US a-ha fan street team is planning a party the night before the concert in New York City. So save the date: Sunday, September 11, eveningish until whenever....

http://www.a-ha.com/index.php?id=5960&cat=419

Before we can begin to make arrangements, we need an estimate of how many people are interested in attending.  Please RSVP and include your e-mail address so you can be notified of updates and ticket information.  We'll definitely expect more people to decide later, but the sooner we hear from you the better we can plan: catherine@a-ha.us

There is a great community of fans, and you can find us online at http://www.a-ha.us and at our forum at http://ahaus.proboards21.com/.  See you there!




Subject: Re: a-ha

Written By: Lisa D. on 08/17/05 at 9:16 pm

Fan party in New York before a-ha's Irving Plaza concert!

With all the excitement around a-ha's first concert in America in 19 years, the US a-ha fan street team is planning a party the night before the concert in New York City. So save the date: Sunday, September 11, 8pm at Canal Room:  http://www.canalroom.com/index2.html

Information and Tickets: http://www.a-ha.us/Default.aspx?tabid=222

Videos ~ Highlights of a-ha's career in short segments which will loop and play throughout the evening. The bar has a flat screen TV for viewing the presentation, so sit back and enjoy!

Music and dancing ~ DJ Thomas Noe will be playing only a-ha (and related solo projects) music the whole night.

Merchandise table ~ Record Runner will be on hand with a merchandise table, and will be selling a-ha CDs and singles from their extensive collection.

Icebreakers and prize giveaways ~

Commemorative t-shirts ~

and you! ~

Tickets are $15 per person, in advance. This covers the bar guarantee to reserve the space and pay the venue staff and security for the evening.

On sale now: http://www.a-ha.us

There is a great community of fans online, please join us on the US street team forum:

http://www.a-ha.us/Default.aspx?tabid=67

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