Touchy!

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"Touchy!"
Single by A-ha
from the album Stay on These Roads
B-side Hurry Home
Released August 15, 1988
Format 7", 12", CD
Recorded 1988
Genre Synthpop, new wave
Length 4:33 (7")
8:20 (12")
Label Warner Bros. Records
Writer(s) Magne Furuholmen
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy
Morten Harket
Producer(s) Alan Tarney
A-ha singles chronology
"The Blood That Moves the Body"
(1988)
"Touchy!"
(1988)
"You Are the One"
(1988)

"Touchy!" is the third single to be released by A-ha from the Stay on These Roads album. The bassline on this song was recorded using a Yamaha DX7. It achieved world sales of approximately 900,000 copies.

Track listing[edit]

12"
  1. "Touchy!" (Go Go Mix) – 8:20
  2. "Hurry Home" – 4:36
CD
  1. "Touchy!" (Go-Go Mix) – 8:20
  2. "Hurry Home" – 4:36
  3. "Hunting High and Low" – 3:47

Video[edit]

The lighthearted video for "Touchy!" was directed by Kevin Moloney, and shows the band at a beach resort, interspersed with black-and-white footage of singer Morten Harket and the other members miming the song.

Chart positions[edit]

[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Year Chart Peak
1988 UK Singles Chart 11
Irish Singles Chart 6
Swiss Singles Chart 18
French Singles Chart 5
German Singles Chart 13

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Date Sales certified
France[7] Gold 1988 500,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Single Charts". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-05-07. [dead link]
  2. ^ "British Single Chart". UK Top 40. Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  3. ^ "French Singles Chart". Palmares. Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  4. ^ "Swiss Singles Chart". Schweizer Hitparade. Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  5. ^ "Irish Singles Chart". The Irish Chart. Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  6. ^ "German Singles Chart". Charts-Surfer. Retrieved 2008-06-07. [dead link]
  7. ^ French certifications [1] (Retrieved September 14, 2008)

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