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Episode 478: A-Ha's 'Scoundrel Days', the Sophomore Slump, and You

Season 10, Ep. 478

In 1985 Norway’s A-Ha conquered the airwaves with their debut album Hunting High And Low, and its groundbreaking video for the single “Take On Me.” One year later, they released Scoundrel Days — a darker, and in many ways more innovative, record — which charted here in America but was quickly forgotten even as the band's popularity continued to explode throughout the rest of the world. 

Was it a simple case of the dreaded sophomore slump or something else? Tune in as we search for answers.

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