How Can I Sleep with Your Voice in My Head

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How Can I Sleep with Your Voice in My Head
Live album by A-ha
Released 25 March 2003
Recorded 15 September 2002 – 10 October 2002
Genre New wave, pop rock, synthpop
Length 1:13:20
Label WEA Records 5050466-3329-2-9
Producer A-ha
A-ha chronology
How Can I Sleep with Your Voice in My Head
The Singles: 1984–2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

How Can I Sleep with Your Voice in My Head is a live album released in 2003 by Norwegian band A-ha.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Forever Not Yours" (Morten Harket, Ole Sverre-Olsen, Magne Furuholmen) — 4:33
  2. "Minor Earth Major Sky" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Magne Furuholmen) — 5:41
  3. "Manhattan Skyline" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Magne Furuholmen) — 5:50
  4. "I've Been Losing You" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy) — 4:09
  5. "Crying in the Rain" (Howard Greenfield, Carole King) — 4:56
  6. "The Sun Always Shines on T.V." (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy) — 5:51
  7. "Did Anyone Approach You?" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy) — 4:53
  8. "The Swing of Things" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy) — 5:27
  9. "Lifelines" (Magne Furuholmen) — 4:37
  10. "Stay on These Roads" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket) — 3:34
  11. "Hunting High and Low" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy) — 5:54
  12. "Take On Me" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket) — 5:42
  13. "The Living Daylights" (John Barry, Paul Waaktaar-Savoy) — 7:32
  14. "Summer Moved On" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy) — 4:41

Bonus Disc (not included with all versions)

  1. "Scoundrel Days" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Magne Furuholmen)
  2. "Oranges on Appletrees" (Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket)
  3. "Cry Wolf" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Magne Furuholmen)
  4. "Dragonfly" (Magne Furuholmen)
  5. "Time and Again" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
  6. "Sycamore Leaves" (Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
  7. A-ha Tourbook (Video)


  • Only some editions come with the bonus disc, which concentrates on album tracks. The regular single disc version is composed of live versions of singles, save for the live version of "The Swing of Things" which was never released as a single but is a fan favourite.
  • Waaktaar-Savoy handles vocals on "Sycamore Leaves," as he does on the version with his other band Savoy. Furuholmen takes lead vocals on "Dragonfly," which was originally a solo single before it was recorded by A-ha for their Lifelines album.
  • "Crying in the Rain" is sung as a duet between Harket and Anneli Drecker.
  • "The Living Daylights" runs for almost 8 minutes and includes much audience participation and even goes reggae during.
  • The name How Can I Sleep With Your Voice In My Head comes from a lyric in the song "The Swing Of Things" from Scoundrel Days.
  • The album reached #141 in US Internet retails sales chart.


Chart Peak
Austria Austrian Albums Chart[1] 73
Estonia Estonian Albums Chart 9
France French Albums Chart 88
Germany German Albums Chart[2] 8
Greece Greek Albums Chart 31
Latvia Latvian Albums Chart 5
Norway Norwegian Albums Chart[3] 4
Switzerland Swiss Albums Chart[4] 36



Additional musicians[5]

  • Anneli Drecker – Backing vocals
  • Christer Karlsson – Keyboards
  • Sven Lindvall – Bass
  • Per Lindvall – Drums


  1. ^ Austrian Album Chart Cited 26 March 2008
  2. ^ German Album Chart
  3. ^ Norwegian Albums Chart, Cited 26 March 2008
  4. ^ Swiss album Chart page on Start Something in various European charts, Cited 26 March 2008
  5. ^ a-ha – How Can I Sleep With Your Voice In My Head

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