OTB Latenight – A-ha

25 years ago today, this song (known as much for this seminal musical video as the tune itself) topped the Billboard charts:

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  1. John Peabody says:

    As a G-level musician in a Top-40 cover band in those days, I enjoyed playing the song. Of course, learning that the band was formed and recorded before they ever did a live gig (their first was at the Grammys) was just weird.

  2. Boyd says:

    I’ve always enjoyed this video. While I like the tune, I wonder if it would have ever caught my attention so strongly without the amazing video.

  3. sam says:

    Great piece of work all round.