The world tour to celebrate the 35th anniversary of A-Ha's debut album Hunting High And Low, released in 1985, is underway. Considered one of the most important in the history of pop music, the album, which is played in full on the tour's shows, introduced the world to timeless hits such as "Take On Me", "The Sun Always Shines On TV", "Train Of Thought" and, of course, "Hunting High And Low". Delayed because of the pandemic, the tour received rave reviews from the press and public acclaim.
High-profile admirers like U2’s Adam Clayton, Morrissey, Robbie Williams, Pet Shop Boys and Kanye West have all professed themselves a-ha fans, as has Coldplay’s Chris Martin who named them as one of his early inspirations and “favourite bands of all time”. During 2008’s Viva La Vida tour, Coldplay covered Hunting High And Low and were joined by Magne at the Oslo concert, with Chris introducing him as “the best keyboard
player in the world”.
The trio have also scored global hits with the James Bond theme The Living Daylights as well as Cry Wolf, I've Been Losing You and the 2005 Max Martin-collaboration Analogue, while their most recent release was an MTV Unplugged collection in 2017 featuring collaborations with Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch and Alison Moyet.