1998 - Timberland's nightmare postal code
Pål and Lauren spend some time in New York.
Morten and Ole Klemetsen are involved in a Norwegian advertisement scheme for a spray which helps people to stop smoking.
1 Morten goes to London to watch a boxing match.
Savoy's song "I Still Cry" is released as a promo only CD-single in Norway.
9 Savoy do a showcase at Velvet Room, London, UK. The tracks they play are "Flowers For Sylvia", "Tears From A Stone", "I Still Cry", "Butt Out", "Sycamore Leaves", "Lackluster Me", "Foreign Film", "Rain", "Daylight's Wasting", "Velvet" and "Get Up Now".
In the middle of March, Magne holds an exhibition in Beijing.
3 Savoy are nominated for "Best Rock Album" and "Timbersound" are nominated for their work on "Hotel Oslo" at the Norwegian Spellemannprisen at Chateau Neuf in Oslo. Morten is at the Spelleman awards to give away an award together with Lene
Nystrøm from Aqua.
9-31 Pål exhibits his paintings for the first time under the title
Rammer ("Frames") at Galleri NK in Lillehammer. It is an
exhibition of 26 oil-paintings
Magne and Kjetil Bjerkestrand compose the music for Karin Julsrud's film "Bloody Angels", original title: "1732 Høtten - Marerittet har et postnummer" ("The Nightmare Has A Postal Code").
9? The Living Daylights soundtrack album is rereleased in the USA. It features bonus tracks.
9 Camilla is interviewed on the Norwegian TV show "Skolmenholmen" (TVNorge).
31 During the summer, Pål produces "Tyve Null Tre!" for the Norwegian band "deLillos". This song is released on a promo only single and will appear on the album "Famle Sanger Om Igjen" (Old Songs One More Time) on 14 October.
11 Morten sings at a discussion event of Fredslsesarmeen in Drammen, Norway. He performs "A Kind Of Christmas Card", "Lord", a clip of "Heaven's Not For Saints", "Tell Me What You See" and 2 new songs (one in Norwegian, the other in English). At the end he also sings a song with the youth choir of Tønsberg.
Morten records his vocal parts for the forthcoming single "Jungle Of Beliefs".
The Norwegian animated film soundtrack album "Solan, Ludvig Og Gurin med Reverompa" is released in Norway. Kjetil Bjerkestrand has produced this 22 track album and worked with Magne on the track "Ein strek - nokon fagar" (track 16) which features lyrics by Bjørn Eidsvåg and vocals by Herborg Kråkevik.
Morten does some work with Swedish drum `n' bass duo Boolaboss (Mark O'sullivan and Walter Backlin). Morten sang on three of the tracks including the song "The Secret" which was due to be a single. In the end, this project is abandoned without release.
7? Kjetil Bjerkestrand is interviewed on Norwegian TV.
4 In the afternoon, a-ha hold a press conference at Frognerseteren in Oslo. The conference is featured on the Norwegian TV channels NRK and TV2.
15 Magne Furuholmen and Kjetil Bjerkestrand's soundtrack album "Hermetic" is released as a special limited edition (100 copies) in Norway. The cover was made by Magne in lead and each copy is unique with individual track numbers and various mixes. The album is the soundtrack to the horror movie "Bloody Angels" (also known as "1732 Høtten"). To mark this release Magne and Kjetil are interviewed on Norwegian radio.
25 NRK broadcast the complete Nobel Peace concert.
Magne and Kjetil's one track promo "Wash Her Off Your Hands", taken from the album "Hermetic", is released in Norway.