“Take On Me” by A-ha – 1985

This week Doctor Delirious returns to the studio for a Single File hat-trick as we grapple with the 1985 number one hit by A-ha, “Take On Me”. On the strength of an innovative and ground-breaking music video, Take On Me brought Viking-synth-pop to American shores and took the music charts by storm. Despite being considered a one-hit-wonder in the US, A-ha’s music career has successfully continued throughout Europe over the last 30 years. What was the original wacky title of this song? Why is the greaser guy in the video being chased by a pipe-wrench wielding motorcycle gang? What world record is held by the lead singer of A-ha? All these questions and more will be answered on this week’s episode of Single File.

“Take On Me” by A-ha – 1985

This week Doctor Delirious returns to the studio for a Single File hat-trick as we grapple with the 1985 number one hit by A-ha, “Take On Me”. On the strength of an innovative and ground-breaking music video, Take On Me brought Viking-synth-pop to American shores and took the music charts by storm.

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