As many of you know, today is the 30th anniversary of ‘Take On Me’ topping the Billboard chart in America!
— billboard (@billboard) October 19, 2015
To celebrate the occasion, we revived the ‘Take On Me’ Twitter account and shared links to cover versions, facts and articles about the song. There were also a lot of amazing comments and memories from fans over on Facebook. Thanks to everyone who joined in the fun!
There were some interesting articles in the media about the milestone as well, discussing the legacy of the song and the early history of the band:
- This Week in Billboard Chart History: 30 Years Ago, a-ha’s ‘Take on Me’ Topped the Hot 100
- Talking Away: A-Ha On The Making Of Take On Me
- A-ha och 30 år med Take On Me
- A-ha: how we made Take on Me
- Watch an Alternate Version of A-ha’s Classic ‘Take on Me’ Video
- A-ha reunite on 30th anniversary of Take On Me single success
- Take On Me video has career on its own, A-ha singer Morten Harket admits
- 30 år siden a-ha toppet Billboard: Hvor er deres etterfølgere?
- Tidsvitne: Take On Me til topps i USA 4:6
- ‘Take On Me’: a-ha’s one American hit still a wonder
- a-ha celebrates 30th anniversary of ‘Take On Me’
Tags: #aha30, Releases, Singles, Take On Me