"On échoue toujours à parler de ce qu'on aime”
The announcement of a new a-ha album last March was something of a shock – and a great surprise. After having disbanded in 2010 (mostly) because of personal issues and the need (at least for some of them) to do things outside a-ha, it sounded like an act of courage to admit that they still had something new to express as the popular trio they had been since the early Eighties, knowing that their comeback would make themselves a laughing stock after the long so-called "Ending on a High Note” farewell tour five years ago.
Then, of course, came the anxiety. Was this reunion motivated by economic reasons? Was the new album meant to promote the forthcoming tour, and not the other way round like it is supposed to be when you consider your work more ...