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a-ha - Take On Me flac album

a-ha - Take On Me flac album Performer: a-ha
Title: Take On Me
Style: Synth-pop
Released: 1985
MP3 album: 1307 mb
FLAC album: 1217 mb
Rating: 4.8
Other formats: MP1 DTS AHX DXD MOD ADX MIDI
Genre: Electronic / Pop

Take On Me" is a song by Norwegian synthpop band A-ha, first released in 1984. The self-composed original version was produced by Tony Mansfield, and remixed by John Ratcliff. The second version was produced by Alan Tarney for the group's debut studio album Hunting High and Low (1985). The song combines synthpop with a varied instrumentation that includes acoustic guitars, keyboards and drums.

Watch the video for Take On Me from a-ha's Hunting High and Low for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Written by the band members, the song was produced by Alan Tarney for the group's first studio album Hunting High and Low, released in 1985. The original "Take on Me" was recorded in 1984, and took three releases to chart in the United Kingdom, reaching number two on the UK Singles Chart in November 1985. Take on Me" is a song by Norwegian new wave band a-ha.

A-ha wrote and recorded the first version of this song in 1982 with the title "Lesson One" - it had different lyrics but contained the basic keyboard riff. In 1983, the song got the attention of industry veteran Terry Slater, who became their manager and helped them secure a contract with Warner Bros. Records later that year. Patterson told us: "We started on a-ha's 'Take on Me' - the project began with my animated film Commuter, which won the student academy award in 1981 - it's done in the same animation style. The Christian punk band MXPX covered it on their 1995 album On the Cover. Reel Big Fish released their cover in 1996, which was used in the 1998 movie BASEketball. It's a popular song at their concerts.

Produced by Alan Tarney & John Ratcliff. Album Hunting High and Low. Take On Me Lyrics. We're talking away I don't know what I'm to say I'll say it anyway Today's another day to find you Shying away I'll be coming for your love, OK? Take on me (take on me) Take me on (take on me) I'll be gone In a day or two. So needless to say I'm odds and ends But I'll be stumbling away Slowly learning that life is ok Say after me It's no better to be safe than sorry

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Their debut single, "Take On Me," went through three versions before becoming a hit in the . eventually reaching number two in November 1985. It went one better in the . mainly due to the wide exposure of its stunning video on MTV, which fused animation with real-life action. They returned to the charts with "The Sun Always Shines on . In 1990, a-ha were commended by the Everly Brothers for their rendition of "Crying in the Rain" from their fourth album, East of the Sun, West of the Moon, which was largely ignored in the . due to a shift in interests toward dance and the Manchester scene. The year 1993 heralded some much needed new blood in the U2 terrain of "Dark Is the Night" from the Memorial Beach album.

Tracklist

A Take On Me (Long Version) 4:47
B Take On Me (Single Version) 3:46

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – ATV Music Corp.
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.

Credits

  • Producer – Alan Tarney
  • Written-By – Mags , Morten Harket, Pål Waaktaar

Notes

"promotional copy. not for sale." front cover

"PROMOTIONAL COPY.
NOT FOR SALE." - labels

From the Warner Bros. album "Hunting High And Low" (1-25300)
ATV Music Corp. BMI
© 1985 Warner Bros. Records Inc. ℗ 1985 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the U.S.
Made in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
7-29011, 9 29011-7 a-ha Take On Me ‎(7", Single) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 7-29011, 9 29011-7 US 1985
W9006T, W9006(T), 920336-0 a-ha Take On Me (Extended Version) ‎(12", Single) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records W9006T, W9006(T), 920336-0 UK 1985
W9006T, W9006(T), 920336-0 a-ha Take On Me (Extended Version) ‎(12", Single) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records W9006T, W9006(T), 920336-0 UK 1985
W9006T, 920336-0, W9006(T) a-ha Take On Me (Extended Version) ‎(12", Single, Mad) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records W9006T, 920336-0, W9006(T) UK 1985
W9006, W 9006, 929006-7 a-ha Take On Me ‎(7", Single, Sil) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records W9006, W 9006, 929006-7 UK 1985