Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day “Take on Me” went to #1 in the US singles chart, thanks in part to the song’s ground-breaking video.

Recently the BBC published an article about the making of the video for “Take on Me” and what made it “a defining moment in the history of music promos.” The article includes an extract from “Commuter”, a video created by Mike Patterson, who would later go on to draw the iconic animated scenes in the “Take on Me” video.

Read more:
BBC News – Taking on A-ha classic
25 år siden a-ha tronet på Billboard-toppen
– Jeg datet Morten Harket i over et år

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Take on me – very good video for a very good song! Business card of the group A-ha! Congratulations on the 25 th anniversary!!!

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