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Are A-ha still the Greatest Pop Group in the World?

William Shaw, Smash Hits, 1 July 1987

Three years ago they were penniless, living in London on salt and pepper sandwiches. Two years ago their first single 'Take On Me' had flopped twice and they were ready to chuck this pop lark in. A year ago they'd had number ones all over the world and were possibly the most swooned-over and unbelievably famous pop toffs ever. And now.. .?

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