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A1 - TAKE ON ME (SONG)
Entry:22/10/2000 (Position 50)
Last week in charts:29/10/2000 (Position 46)
Peak:46 (1 weeks)
Weeks:2
Place on best of all time:5843 (6 points)
Year:2000
Music/Lyrics:Magne Furuholmen
Morten Harket
Pĺl Waaktaar
Producer:A1
Cover version of:a-ha - Take On Me
World wide:
de  Peak: 61 / weeks: 9
nl  Peak: 47 / weeks: 5
se  Peak: 9 / weeks: 12
no  Peak: 1 / weeks: 15
au  Peak: 46 / weeks: 2

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22/10/2000: N 50.
29/10/2000: 46.
AVAILABLE ON FOLLOWING MEDIA
VersionLengthTitleLabel
Number
Format
Medium
Date
3:33So Fresh: The Hits Of Summer 2001 Plus The Biggest Hits Of 2000Columbia
5010032000
Compilation
CD
27/11/2000
Single VersionBravo Hits 31WSM / Polystar
8573-85660-2
Compilation
CD
2000
3:32Top Of The Pops: Year By Year Collection 1964 - 2006EMI Gold
2280872
Compilation
CD
07/07/2008
MUSIC DIRECTORY
A1A1: Discography / Become a fan
A1 IN AUSTRALIAN CHARTS
Singles

TitleEntryPeakweeks
Summertime Of Our Lives07/05/2000441
Take On Me22/10/2000462
Caught In The Middle30/06/20022315
SONGS BY A1
Be The First To Believe
Caught In The Middle
Don't Wanna Loose You Again
Everytime
Heaven By Your Side
Here Comes The Rain
If You Were My Girl
In Love And I Hate It
Let It Out
Like A Rose
Living The Dream
Make It Good
No More
Nos différences / Caught In The Middle (Eve Angeli & A1)
One More Try
Power Of Desire
Ready Or Not
Same Old Brand New You
Summertime Of Our Lives
Take On Me
Take You Home
Three Times A Lady
When I'm Missing You
White Christmas
You're Not In Love
ALBUMS BY A1
Here We Come
Make It Good
Rediscovered
The A List
Waiting For Daylight
 
REVIEWS
Average points: 3.05 (Reviews: 55)
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***
Not any better or worse than original but doesn't really do anything and a lazy boyband no thinking cover version. 21 weeks in the UK top 100. 82,000 sold while #1. 5th UK top 10. Their first UK#1. UK#1 and Ireland#12. 225,000 copies sold in the UK.

Their biggest selling single in the UK.
Last edited: 30/09/2013 18:20
*****
Better than the original. Very cheesy but a guilty pleasure pop track.
Last edited: 22/03/2011 13:07
*
an unnecessary cover
***
Average cover, the a-ha original is miles better.
**
Really added nothing to an already over rated track.
Last edited: 02/04/2012 09:06
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