a-ha have announced that they will return to Australian shores next February for their first Australian tour since 1986. The band will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of their seminal debut record Hunting High And Low. The band will be bringing along the grand overlord of memes Rick Astley.

“We have so many great memories of our Australian tour of 1986 and look forward to making new ones”– guitarist Paul Waaktaar-Savoy shared in a press release.

Watch: a-ha ‘Take On Me’

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Expect to hear iconic tracks like ‘Take On Me’, ‘The Sun Always Shines On TV’, ‘Train Of Thought’ and ‘Hunting High And Low’. The band will kick off the tour in Perth on February 19th before heading to Yarra Valley on February 22nd, Melbourne on February 23rd, Sydney on February 26th, Hunter Valley on February 29th, and wrapping the tour up in Mount Cotton on March 1st. Tour dates and ticket information below.

Watch: Rick Astley – ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’

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a-ha 2020 Hunting High And Low Australian tour
With Rick Astley

GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE: Friday 26 July (11am AEST)

Wed 19 Feb
Perth
A Day On The Green Kings Park & Botanic Garden

Sat 22 Feb
Yarra Valley
A Day On The Green Rochford Wines

Sun 23 Feb
Melbourne
Margaret Court Arena

Wed 26 Feb
Sydney
ICC Sydney Theatre

Sat 29 Feb
Hunter Valle
A Day On The Green Bimbadgen

Sun 1 Mar
Mount Cotton
A Day On The Green Sirromet Wines

Tickets available here