(When it did make it to the top, my friends were gracious enough to let me wiggle out of the deal under the pretense that the song it overthrew, Whitney Houston's "Saving All My Love For You," was even worse.) How much does my wife love a-ha? She loves them so much that her friend who worked at a restaurant frequented by a-ha's Paul Waaktaar-Savoy would text or call whenever he came in ("HE'S HERE").
My wife would run downtown just to get a glimpse of him; inevitably, he'd be gone by the time she arrived.
When a band that's sold 40 million records worldwide tours America for the first time in 25 years, that's big news.
And when they're doing it as part of their year-long farewell tour, that's even bigger news.
Which still left half an hour of alone time with Morten.
I expected him to name some obscure album track from a more recent a-ha album, but to my surprise, he said, "Oh, I'm fine with ["Take On Me"].