23 Sep 2017

A-ha interview: the pop duo on their new acoustic album of classic hits

Special Correspondent and Presenter

Their catchy pop tunes ruled the charts, while their handsome faces ruled the hearts of their adoring teenage fans.

Norwegian band A-ha were a fixture of the 1980s pop scene – their breakthrough song “Take on Me” and its cartoon video one of the most recognisable hits of the decade.

Now thirty years on the trio are back with an acoustic album of their old songs and say they have finally come to terms with the hit which defined but also dominated them.