The Singles 1984-2004

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Released not long after A-Ha's twentieth anniversary, Singles 1984-2004 rounds up 19 of the group's A-sides, beginning with 1985's international number one hit single "Take on Me" and concluding with 2002's "Lifelines." In the U.S., A-Ha are often seen as the quintessential MTV-driven new wave one-hit wonder -- the pen-and-ink animation of "Take on Me" defining an era -- but the group had a long, fruitful career as hitmakers in Europe, and this collection presents an excellent overview of that career, containing such continental smashes as "The Sun Always Shines on TV," "Hunting High and Low," "I've Been Losing You," "Cry Wolf," "The Living Daylights," "Stay on ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Released not long after A-Ha's twentieth anniversary, Singles 1984-2004 rounds up 19 of the group's A-sides, beginning with 1985's international number one hit single "Take on Me" and concluding with 2002's "Lifelines." In the U.S., A-Ha are often seen as the quintessential MTV-driven new wave one-hit wonder -- the pen-and-ink animation of "Take on Me" defining an era -- but the group had a long, fruitful career as hitmakers in Europe, and this collection presents an excellent overview of that career, containing such continental smashes as "The Sun Always Shines on TV," "Hunting High and Low," "I've Been Losing You," "Cry Wolf," "The Living Daylights," "Stay on These Roads," "Crying in the Rain," "Summer Moved On," and "Forever Not Yours." It may not be enough to win over skeptics but it's more than enough to prove that A-Ha were not one-hit wonders, and it will surely satisfy anybody who is wanting a solid collection of their biggest hit singles.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/4/2010
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227980214
  • Catalog Number: 524528
  • Sales rank: 13,685

Album Credits

Performance Credits
a-ha Primary Artist
Anneli Marian Drecker Vocals
Morten Harket Vocals, Group Member
Per Hillestad Drums
Michael Sturgis Drums
JøRun BøGeberg Bass
Magne Furuholmen Keyboards, Group Member
Frode Unneland Drums
Jörn Heilbutt Guitar
Sven Lindvall Bass
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy Guitar, Group Member
Technical Credits
a-ha Producer, Remixing
Carole King Composer
Joakim Milder String Arrangements
John Barry Composer, Producer
Jason Corsaro Producer
David Z. Producer
Howard Greenfield Composer
Stephen Hague Producer
Morten Harket Composer
Dan Hersch Remastering
Bill Inglot Remastering
Brian Lane Management
Tony Mansfield Producer
Christopher Neil Producer
John Ratcliff Remixing
Roland Spremberg Producer
Alan Tarney Producer, Remixing
Magne Furuholmen Composer, Producer
Jeri Heiden Art Direction
Niven Garland Remixing
Steve Woolard Annotation
Lauren Savoy Composer
Sara Cumings Art Direction
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy Composer, Producer
Jan Omdohl Liner Notes
Ole Sverre Olsen Composer
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