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'Hunting High And Low'
A-Ha
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A-Ha burst onto the teenage pin-up pop scene in 1985 with their worldwide hit Take On Me, partly thanks to a ground-breaking video that was lapped up by the MTV generation. Norway's answer to Duran Duran initally produced synth-pop that critics dismissed
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Composer Pal Waaktaar-Gamst
Genre Pop
Album Hunting High And Low
Year of release 1986
UK Chart Position
as another teeny pop sensation. However, it wasn't long before A-Ha proved to have a more long-lasting appeal by releasing mature ballads such as Hunting High And Low.

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 A-Ha released a live version of their classic song on their Lifelines single in 2002

I adore this song, it sends shivers down my spine every time I listen to it


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