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The Best A-ha Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

A-ha is one of the best synthpop groups to come out of the 1980s music scene. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best A-ha albums, including every studio release along with pictures of the album covers. This A-ha discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top A-ha albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included A-ha singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest A-ha album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite A-ha album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best A-ha album of all time?" or "What are the top A-ha albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The band rose to fame quite quickly with their debut album, which included the hit single "Take On Me". While this may have been their largest claim to fame, the band has had a successful career. Some of their most notable albums include Lifelines and Hunting High and Low.

This list of popular A-ha albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up the albums you think are best, while voting down any other albums you feel should be lower on the list.

Scoundrel Days is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best A-ha Albums of All Time
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1 131 VOTES

Artist: A-ha

Release Date: 1986

Producer: Alan Tarney

Tracks: Manhattan Skyline, Maybe, Maybe, We're Looking for the Whales, Cry Wolf, I've Been Losing You, October, Scoundrel Days, The Weight of the Wind, Soft Rains of April, The Swing of Things

Length (mins): 00:39:11

Genres (Music): New Wave, Pop rock, Synthpop

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Hunting High and Low is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best A-ha Albums of All Time
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2 108 VOTES

Artist: A-ha

Release Date: 1985

Tracks: The Blue Sky, Hunting High and Low, Living a Boy's Adventure Tale, Take on Me, The Sun Always Shines on T.V., And You Tell Me, Here I Stand and Face the Rain, Love Is Reason, I Dream Myself Alive, Train of Thought

Genres (Music): New Wave, Pop rock, Synthpop

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East of the Sun, West of the M... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best A-ha Albums of All Time
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Artist: A-ha

Release Date: 1990

Tracks: I Call Your Name, Early Morning, Cold River, Waiting for Her, Slender Frame, East of the Sun, Crying in the Rain, The Way We Talk, Rolling Thunder, (Seemingly) Nonstop July, Sycamore Leaves

Length (mins): 00:45:50

Label: Warner Bros. Records

Genres (Music): New Wave, Pop rock, Synthpop

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Minor Earth | Major Sky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best A-ha Albums of All Time
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Artist: A-ha

Release Date: 2000

Tracks: Barely Hanging On, The Sun Never Shone That Day, To Let You Win, I Wish I Cared, Mary Ellen Makes the Moment Count, You'll Never Get Over Me, The Company Man, Thought That It Was You, Summer Moved On, Little Black Heart, I Won't Forget Her, Minor Earth, Major Sky, Velvet

Length (mins): 00:58:38

Genres (Music): New Wave, Pop rock, Synthpop

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