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Press Release: a-ha Announce Special One-Off Show
PERFORMING ‘HUNTING HIGH AND LOW’ IN FULL
ROYAL ALBERT HALL
FRIDAY 8 OCTOBER 2010
London, Tuesday, 11 May 2010: Multi-million selling Norwegian trio A-Ha have announced that they will mark the 25th Anniversary of their groundbreaking and breakthrough, debut album ‘Hunting High And Low’ when they perform the album in full for the very first time at the Royal Albert Hall on Friday 8 October 2010.
About this special concert at Royal Albert Hall, Magne says, “The Royal Albert Hall has always been one of our favourite places in the world to play. To perform here one final time – and play our first album in its entirety – now, at the end of our career … this will be a very emotional moment for us all!”
Tickets for this very special and unique show go on sale at 9:30am Friday 14 May and are available from www.gigsandtours.com, the 24 hour credit card hotline 0871 2200 260 or the Royal Albert Hall box office 0207 589 8212. There will be a fan pre-sale on Thursday, May 13 at 9:30am. The link to the pre-sale will be posted on Wednesday evening and will not be live until 9:30am Thursday morning.
This newly announced Royal Albert Hall Show precedes A-ha’s ‘Ending On A High Note’ final farewell tour, announced in February this year and coming to the UK in November (see full dates below).
Following a fantastic international career spanning 25 years, in excess of 35 million album sales and 15 top 10 singles in the UK alone, A-Ha’s Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Paul Waaktaar-Savoy announced that they would perform their final shows together in 2010, the anniversary year of the release of debut album ‘Hunting High & Low’.
The 25th anniversary of iconic album ‘Hunting High And Low’ will be celebrated on 12 July 2010 when Rhino Records release a deluxe version of the album massively extended onto two discs and including rare and unreleased gems. ‘Hunting High and Low Deluxe Edition’ includes the original 7” version of “Take On Me” and an early demo version of the same song called “Lesson One”; demos for “The Sun Always Shines On T.V.,” “Train Of Thought,” and the title track as well as fan favourite B-side “Driftwood.”
To see A-Ha on their Farewell Tour 2010:
FRI 8 LONDON ROYAL ALBERT HALL 0207 589 8212