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Red sticker on the front reads:

a-ha hunting high and low
30th Anniversary - Limited Edition
4CD/DVD DELUXE BOX SET
Loaded With Rare And Unreleased Demos, Mixes and Music Videos!
081227953775

Annotation last modified on 2015-09-18 19:54 .

Tracklist

CD 1: The Original Album
# Title Rating Length
1 Take on Me
4.45 3:49
2 Train of Thought
2.65 4:14
3 Hunting High and Low
2.65 3:44
4 The Blue Sky
1.5 2:37
5 Living a Boy's Adventure Tale
3 5:03
6 The Sun Always Shines on T.V.
4 5:08
7 And You Tell Me
1 1:53
8 Love Is Reason
2 3:06
9 I Dream Myself Alive
3.5 3:08
10 Here I Stand and Face the Rain
2 4:34
CD 2: The Demos 1982-1984
# Title Rating Length
1 Lesson One (Autumn 1982 "Take on Me" demo)
2:42
2 Presenting Lily Mars (Nærsnes demo)
2:59
3 Nå blåser det på jorden (Nærsnes demo)
2:36
4 The Sphinx (Nærsnes demo)
3:28
5 Living a Boy's Adventure Tale (Nærsnes demo)
3:47
6 Dot the I
3:22
7 The Love Goodbye
3:25
8 Nothing to It
3:43
9 Go to Sleep
2:13
10 Train of Thought (demo)
4:20
11 Monday Mourning
3:08
12 All the Planes That Come in on the Quiet
3:05
13 The Blue Sky (demo)
3:27
14 You Have Grown Thoughtful Again
2:30
15 What's That You're Doing to Yourself in the Pouring Rain
2:39
16 Take on Me (demo)
3:12
17 Hunting High and Low (demo)
3:09
18 I Dream Myself Alive (demo)
3:04
19 And You Tell Me (demo)
1:54
20 Here I Stand and Face the Rain (demo)
3:54
21 Love Is Reason (demo)
2:24
22 The Blue Sky (2nd demo)
3:18
23 Never Never
3:18
24 The Sun Always Shines on T.V. (demo)
4:10
25 Presenting Lily Mars (Rendezvous demo)
3:28
CD 3: Singles, Extended Versions & B-Sides
# Title Rating Length
1 Take on Me (original 7" version 1984)
3:17
2 Take on Me (1984 12" mix)
3:47
3 Stop! And Make Your Mind Up
3:03
4 Take on Me (1985 12" mix)
4:49
5 Take on Me (instrumental mix)
3:49
6 The Sun Always Shines on T.V. (7" mix)
4:46
7 The Sun Always Shines on T.V. (extended version)
7:09
8 Driftwood
3:06
9 The Sun Always Shines on T.V. (extended version)
8:26
10 The Sun Always Shines on T.V. (instrumental)
6:37
11 Train of Thought (7" remix)
4:17
12 Train of Thought (U.S. remix)
7:04
13 Train of Thought (dub mix)
8:36
14 Hunting High and Low (7" remix)
5 3:48
15 Hunting High and Low (extended remix)
6:02
CD 4: The Alternate Mixes
# Title Rating Length
1 Take on Me (video version)
3:44
2 Train of Thought (early mix)
4:12
3 Hunting High and Low (early mix)
3:43
4 The Blue Sky (alternate long mix)
3:41
5 Living a Boy's Adventure Tale (early mix)
4:54
6 The Sun Always Shines on T.V. (alternate early mix)
5:49
7 And You Tell Me (early mix)
1:55
8 Love Is Reason (early mix)
3:01
9 Dream Myself Alive (early "NYC" mix)
3:06
10 Here I Stand and Face the Rain (early mix)
5:06
DVD-Video 5: The Videos
# Title Rating Length
1 Take on Me (1985 version)
4.45 3:47
2 The Sun Always Shines on T.V.
5 4:37
3 Train of Thought
2.65 4:15
4 Hunting High and Low
2.65 3:49
5 Take on Me (1984 version)
3:13
6 Take on Me (1985 alternate cut)
3:45

Credits

CD 1: The Original Album

oboe:
Claire Jarvis (track 5)
composer:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 2–4, 6–7, 10)
lyricist:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 2–4, 6–7, 10)
mixer:
John Ratcliff (tracks 1, 3–10)
a‐ha (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–10)
producer:
Tony Mansfield (producer & songwriter) (tracks 2–5, 7, 9–10)
Alan Tarney (tracks 1, 6)
John Ratcliff (track 8)
a‐ha (track 8)
remixer:
John Ratcliff (track 2)
writer:
Magne Furuholmen (tracks 1, 8–9)
Morten Harket (tracks 1, 5)
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 1, 5, 8–9)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (tracks 1–2, 4–10)
ATV Music Ltd. (1984) (track 3)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 1)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 1)
later parody versions:
James 1:3 (track 1)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 1)
recording of:
And You Tell Me (track 7)
Love Is Reason (track 8)
Take On Me (track 1)
The Blue Sky (track 4)
Train of Thought (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)

CD 2: The Demos 1982-1984

composer:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 10, 13, 17, 19–20, 22, 24)
lyricist:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 10, 13, 17, 19–20, 22, 24)
producer:
a‐ha (tracks 1–25)
writer:
Magne Furuholmen (tracks 1–2, 6–8, 11, 16, 18, 21, 25)
Morten Harket (tracks 1–3, 5–8, 16, 25)
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 1–9, 11–12, 14–16, 18, 21, 23, 25)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (tracks 1–2, 4–7, 9–16, 18–25)
ATV Music Ltd. (1984) (track 17)
was commissioned by:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 3)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (tracks 1, 16)
later parody versions:
James 1:3 (tracks 1, 16)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (tracks 1, 16)
recording of:
And You Tell Me (track 19)
Dot the I (track 6)
Go to Sleep (track 9)
Love Is Reason (track 21)
Monday Mourning (track 11)
Never Never (track 23)
Nothing to It (track 8)
Presenting Lily Mars (tracks 2, 25)
Take On Me (tracks 1, 16)
The Blue Sky (tracks 13, 22)
The Love Goodbye (track 7)
The Sphinx (track 4)
Train of Thought (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (tracks 1, 16)

CD 3: Singles, Extended Versions & B-Sides

additional producer:
Michael Barbiero (tracks 9–10)
Alan Tarney (tracks 14–15)
Steve Thompson (producer) (tracks 9–10)
composer:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 6–7, 9–15)
lyricist:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 6–7, 9–15)
mixer:
Michael Barbiero (tracks 9–10)
Steve Thompson (producer) (tracks 9–10)
performer:
Alan Tarney (track 6)
producer:
Tony Mansfield (producer & songwriter) (tracks 1–2, 11–15)
John Ratcliff (track 3)
Alan Tarney (tracks 4–5, 7, 9–10)
a‐ha (tracks 3, 8)
remixer:
John Hudson (producer, recording and mixing engineer) (track 11)
John Ratcliff (tracks 1–2)
Alan Tarney (track 11)
Steve Thompson (producer) (tracks 12–13)
writer:
Magne Furuholmen (tracks 1–5)
Morten Harket (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 1–5, 8)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (tracks 1–2, 4–13)
ATV Music Ltd. (1984) (tracks 14–15)
instrumental recording of:
Take On Me (track 5)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
later parody versions:
James 1:3 (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
recording of:
Driftwood (track 8)
Hunting High and Low (tracks 14–15)
Take On Me (tracks 1–2, 4)
The Sun Always Shines on T.V. (tracks 6–7, 9)
Train of Thought (tracks 11–13)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)

CD 4: The Alternate Mixes

composer:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 2–4, 6–7, 10)
lyricist:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 2–4, 6–7, 10)
producer:
Tony Mansfield (producer & songwriter) (tracks 2–5, 7, 9–10)
John Ratcliff (track 8)
Alan Tarney (tracks 1, 6)
a‐ha (track 8)
writer:
Magne Furuholmen (tracks 1, 8–9)
Morten Harket (tracks 1, 5)
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 1, 5, 8–9)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (tracks 1–2, 4–10)
ATV Music Ltd. (1984) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (track 1)
later parody versions:
James 1:3 (track 1)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (track 1)
recording of:
And You Tell Me (track 7)
Love Is Reason (track 8)
Take On Me (track 1)
The Blue Sky (track 4)
Train of Thought (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 1)

DVD-Video 5: The Videos

composer:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 2–4)
lyricist:
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 2–4)
mixer:
John Ratcliff (tracks 1, 4)
a‐ha (tracks 1, 3)
producer:
Tony Mansfield (producer & songwriter) (tracks 3–5)
Alan Tarney (track 1)
remixer:
John Ratcliff (tracks 3, 5)
writer:
Magne Furuholmen (tracks 1, 5–6)
Morten Harket (tracks 1, 5–6)
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (tracks 1, 5–6)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (tracks 1–3, 5–6)
ATV Music Ltd. (1984) (track 4)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Crank on Me by Sean Peden (track 1)
is the basis for:
Corporate Trash (tracks 1, 5–6)
later parody versions:
James 1:3 (tracks 1, 5–6)
Take On Me (Literal Video Version) (tracks 1, 5–6)
recording of:
Take On Me (tracks 1, 5–6)
Train of Thought (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (tracks 1, 5–6)

Release

copyrighted by:Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!) (2015)
phonographic copyright by:Rhino Entertainment Company (not for release label use!) (2015)
ASIN:UK: B011AOYNFC [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/7540264 [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/a_ha/hunting_high_and_low_f17/ [info]
https://www.musik-sammler.de/media/1141607/ [info]