Harket just couldn’t bow out

Morten Harket, former lead singer of the retired Norwegian rock band “a-ha,” either misses the spotlight, seeks new sources of fresh income or simply still loves to sing. Whatever the reason, he’s re-launching a solo career and embarking on an extensive concert tour. Harket has an album coming out in Norway next month, timed to […]

Singing out again, in sympathy

Morten Harket of the famed Norwegian rock band “a-ha” was among those performing at the National Memorial Ceremony at the Oslo Spektrum arena on Sunday, joining a long list of other musicians, actors and literary figures who wanted to show their support for victims of the July 22 terrorist attacks. Harket and fellow a-ha members […]

A-ha reunites for memorial concert

The only Norwegian band ever to have been top of the charts in the USA, A-ha, will reunite for one time only to play at a special memorial concert for those killed in the Oslo bombing and Utøya shootings. A-ha, famous for their worldwide hit “Take on Me,” had retired after a world tour at […]

A-ha ends its long goodbye

After months of hype, Norwegian rock band “a-ha” was back home in Norway this week to perform what band members claim will be their last concerts ever. Fans have descended on the Norwegian capital to catch the final notes. Organizers said fans were traveling to Oslo from more than 40 countries to see their heroes […]

City Hall opens up for rock band a-ha

Oslo’s top politicians have agreed to let the legendary Norwegian rock band a-ha use City Hall for a final bash when the band wraps up its farewell concert tour in December. Ticket sales for the band’s summertime appearance in Oslo were so strong, meanwhile, that organizers have come up with more. A-ha, which launched its […]

A-ha aims for new concert in Chile

Norway’s popular rock band a-ha started an international farewell tour this week but had to cancel Saturday’s concert in Santiago, because of damage after the killer quake that hit Chile last weekend. The band hopes to find a new concert date, after a long swing through Brazil. “We don’t want to force ourselves on the […]

Rock band a-ha extends its farewell

Norway’s most successful rock band in history, a-ha, is setting off on a huge farewell concert tour around the world, and now its three members plan to end their era on an even higher note. They’re adding concerts both at home and abroad, and aim to nurture a new generation of musicians. Band members Morten […]

Comeback already predicted for a-ha

The three members of Norwegian rock band “a-ha” announced they’re breaking up, to get on with their lives, but folks in the music business don’t think the break-up will last very long. “They’ll be back,” claimed their biographer. “Most certainly.” Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Paul Waaktaar-Savoy released a statement that they “wanted to get […]