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Feb 12, 2019

Weezer have shared a video for their cover of a-ha’s “Take On Me,” but in a twist it stars the band Calpurnia, which is fronted by Finn Wolfhard of Stranger Things, who plays a younger version of Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo. More

Casiokids Nominated for a-ha Grant

Help Our Favorite Merry Pranksters Win With Two Clicks

Jul 13, 2010

a-ha (go ahead, take a moment to sing “Take on Me), is giving back to their country mates. Since ramen noodles and equipment can be expensive, the Norwegian pop band is offering a grant ($154,662—no small chunk of change!) to an up-and-coming Norwegian act. Among the nominees? Former “Pleased to Meet You” artists, Casiokids. We have the details on how you can help them win. More

a-ha Schedules Farewell North American Tour

Sondre Lerche to Open in New York

Apr 28, 2010

After 28 years, a-ha is finally calling it a day. But before their final curtain call, they’ll be returning to North America for the first time in 20 years. We have the dates. More


Oct 28, 2022

Norwegian pop heroes a-ha’s farewell tour (neatly dubbed “Ending on a High Note”) passed through a wildly enthused London Wembley Arena back in November 2010. More

Aug 25, 2010

For the casual music lover, a-ha equates the groundbreaking animated video for “Take On Me” and is quickly filed under VH1’s dreaded “one hit wonder” slot. The release of The Singles 1984-2004 proves a-ha is nowhere near that slot. Besides the obvious “Take On Me,” which opens this collection, familiar song after familiar song follow each other on The Singles-at least in the beginning. More