Headlines and Deadlines: The Hits of a-ha

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Headlines and Deadlines – The Hits of a-ha
Headlines and deadlines.jpg
Greatest hits album by a-ha
Released 4 November 1991
22 September 1998 (re-release)
Recorded 1984–1991
Genre New wave, pop rock, synthpop
Length 68:25
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Alan Tarney
a-ha
a-ha chronology
East of the Sun, West of the Moon
(1990)
Headlines and Deadlines – The Hits of a-ha
(1991)
Memorial Beach
(1993)

Headlines and Deadlines: The Hits of a-ha is a greatest hits compilation album by Norwegian new wave band a-ha, released in 1991 by Warner Bros. Records. The album reached #12 in the UK Albums Chart.[1] It was re-released in 1998. The new song "Move to Memphis" is featured on this album, and was released as a single in 1991. "Move to Memphis" was later re-recorded for their fifth studio album, Memorial Beach. The DVD of the same name also includes 18 videos.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars [2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Take on Me" (Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket) from Hunting High and Low
  2. "Cry Wolf" (Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen) from Scoundrel Days
  3. "Touchy!" (Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket) from Stay on These Roads
  4. "You Are the One" (Remix) (Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen) from Stay on These Roads
  5. "Manhattan Skyline" (Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen) from Scoundrel Days
  6. "The Blood That Moves the Body" (Pål Waaktaar) from Stay on These Roads
  7. "Early Morning" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Magne Furuholmen) from East of the Sun, West of the Moon
  8. "Hunting High and Low" (Remix) (Pål Waaktaar) from Hunting High and Low
  9. "Move to Memphis" (Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen) Previously unreleased
  10. "I've Been Losing You" (Pål Waaktaar) from Scoundrel Days
  11. "The Living Daylights" (John Barry, Pål Waaktaar) from The Living Daylights and Stay on These Roads
  12. "Crying in the Rain" (Howard Greenfield / Carole King) from East of the Sun, West of the Moon
  13. "I Call Your Name" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Magne Furuholmen) from East of the Sun, West of the Moon
  14. "Stay on These Roads" (Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket) from Stay on These Roads
  15. "Train of Thought" (Remix) (Pål Waaktaar) from Hunting High and Low
  16. "The Sun Always Shines on T.V." (Pål Waaktaar) from Hunting High and Low

Singles[edit]

"Move to Memphis" (October 14, 1991)
"The Blood That Moves the Body" (The Gun Remix) (March 30, 1992) (Released to promote the album but not featured on the album itself)

DVD[edit]

  1. "Introduction"
  2. "Take on Me"
  3. "Cry Wolf"
  4. "Touchy"
  5. "You Are the One" (Remix)
  6. "Manhattan Skyline"
  7. "The Blood That Moves the Body"
  8. "There's Never a Forever Thing"
  9. "Early Morning"
  10. "Hunting High and Low"
  11. "I've Been Losing You"
  12. "Crying in the Rain"
  13. "I Call Your Name"
  14. "Stay on These Roads"
  15. "Sycamore Leaves"
  16. "Train of Thought"
  17. "The Sun Always Shines on T.V."
  18. "Move to Memphis"

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
Austria Austrian Albums Chart[3] 32
Belgium Belgian Albums Chart 45
Croatia Croatian Albums Chart 22
France French Albums Chart 26
Germany German Albums Chart[4] 26
Republic of Ireland Irish Albums Chart 28
Japan Japanese Albums Chart 16
Netherlands Dutch Albums Chart 28
Norway Norwegian Albums Chart[5] 9
Sweden Swedish Albums Chart[6] 47
Switzerland Swiss Albums Chart[7] 40
United Kingdom UK Albums Chart[8] 12

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification Sales/shipments
Japan Gold [9] 280,000
Germany Platinum [10] 700,000
France Platinum [11] 500,000
Norway Gold [12] 30,000
Spain Gold [13] 50,000
UK Platinum [14] 300,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Official Charts Company - Headlines And Deadlines - The Hits Of by A-ha Search". The Official Charts Company. 6 May 2013.
  2. ^ DeGagne, Mike. "AllMusic review".
  3. ^ Austrian Album Chart Cited 26 March 2008
  4. ^ German Album Chart Archived 2007-10-29 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Norwegian Albums Chart Archived 2009-01-29 at the Wayback Machine., Cited 26 March 2008
  6. ^ Swedish Album Chart Archived 2016-01-28 at the Wayback Machine. , Cited 26 March 2008
  7. ^ Swiss album Chart page on Start Something in various European charts, Cited 26 March 2008
  8. ^ UK Album Chart
  9. ^ "Brazilian certifications – Hunting High and Low" (in Portuguese). Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos.
  10. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank ('Hunting High and Low')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie.
  11. ^ "French certifications – Hunting High and Low" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
  12. ^ "Norwegian certifications – Hunting High and Low" (in Norwegian). IFPI Norway.
  13. ^ "French certifications – Hunting High and Low" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique.
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-13. Retrieved 2011-10-01.

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