2004 - getting into the swing of things
13 Magne, Molvær and Pellicier perform two "Meltdown" shows in Lillehammer, Norway
17 Magne performs live at "Carnegie Art Award", Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway (3 songs)
The album "Earth Affair - Chapter One" is released in Norway, it features the song "Gildas Prayer" performed by Morten Harket which is also released as a four track promo single.
a-ha perform on a floating platform in the harbour, Bergen, Norway
6 Savoy release the promo only single "Whalebone" from their forthcoming album "Savoy" in Norway.
7 Savoy perform at RaumaRock Festival, Åndalsnes, Norway
13 Øya Festival, Oslo, Norway
30 Savoy perform "Empty of Feeling" (playback) and "Whalebone" (Paul with live vocals) and are interviewed on the Norwegian breakfast TV show "Frokost-TV" (NRK1).
A release concert with five live songs takes place at
Blå, Oslo, Norway
Savoy release their fifth studio album "Savoy" in Norway.
Interview and footage of Savoy from the release concert at Blå is broadcast on the Norwegian TV show "Absolutt Underholdning" (TV2).
Magne's Payne's Gray exhibition is held in London.
11 The Norwgian VG chart show "Topp 20" (NRK2) broadcasts an interview and clip from Lørdagssirkus from 1984.
13 Lauren, Frode and Paul are interviewed by Per Sundnes on the Norwegian TV show "Store Studio" (NRK1) and Savoy perform "Whalebone" (live).
15 Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
17 Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
23 Notting Hill Arts Club, London, UK
22 Luftslottet, Grimstad, Norway
23 Byscenen, Haugesund, Norway
24 Kvarteret, Bergen, Norway
25 Folken, Stavanger, Norway
28 Parken Kulturhus, Ålesund, Norway
29 Meieriet, Sogndal, Norway
30 Hydranten, Hamar, Norway
1 Samfundet, Trondheim, Norway
2 Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway
7 Driv, Tromsø, Norway
8 Samfunnet, Bodø, Norway
9 Bakeriet, Mosjøen, Norway
12 Samsen Kulturhus, Kristiansand, Norway
13 Studentsamfunnet, Halden, Norway
14 Energimølla, Kongsberg, Norway
15 Savoy release their second promo only single "Empty Of Feeling" from their album "Savoy" in Norway.
16 Drammen Teater, Drammen, Norway
17 Den Nationale Scene, Bergen, Norway
20 The Norwegian TV show "Absolutt Underholdning" (TV2) broadcasts a clip about the new a-ha book and Nordic Music Awards.
21 The "Nordic Music Awards" take place in Norway. a-ha receive an honoury award. Morten and Sissel also present an award to Robbie Williams.
Morten and Jan Omdahl talk about the new book on "Senkveld - med Thomas og Harald" (TV2).
a-ha's new book "The Swing Of Things", a book on a-ha's career, written by Jan Omdahl is released in Norway. It includes interviews with the band members plus a unique CD "The Demo Tapes" with 12 early previously unreleased tracks.
23 The Norwegian TV show "God Kveld Norge" (TV2) reports on the arrivals at the Nordic Music Awards, "The Swing Of Things" book release party and interview with a-ha about the book. The Norwegian TV show "Nyhetene" (TV2) shows Morten arriving at the Nordic Music Awards and the award.
30 Gallery Ryllega, Hanoi, Vietnam
City center, Hanoi, Vietnam
31 Restaurant Benbac, Hanoi, Vietnam
1 Bobby Chinn Restaurant, Hanoi, Vietnam
8 The Venue, Edinburgh, UK
13 Samfundet, Trondheim, Norway
14 Kulturhuset, Tromsø, Norway
15 Parkteatret, Oslo, Norway
28 A documentary "Norsk Rocks Historie" is broadcast on NRK1 in Norway. a-ha are featured for around 15 minutes.
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