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Stay on These Roads
A-Ha
Stay on These Roads
Genres: Alternative Rock, World Music, Pop, Rock
 
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No Description Available — Track: 10: You'll End Up Crying,Track: 1: Stay On These Roads,Track: 2: The Blood That Moves The Body,Track: 3: Touchy!,Track: 4: This Alone Is Love,Track: 5: Hurry Home,Track: 6: The Living Dayli...  more »

      
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All Artists: A-Ha
Title: Stay on These Roads
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Warner Bros UK
Original Release Date: 5/17/1988
Re-Release Date: 7/12/2002
Album Type: Import
Genres: Alternative Rock, World Music, Pop, Rock
Styles: New Wave & Post-Punk, Europe, Scandinavia
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 075992573320, 075992573344, 9325583035302

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Track: 10: You'll End Up Crying,Track: 1: Stay On These Roads,Track: 2: The Blood That Moves The Body,Track: 3: Touchy!,Track: 4: This Alone Is Love,Track: 5: Hurry Home,Track: 6: The Living Daylights,Track: 7: There's Never A Forever Thing,Track: 8: Out Of Blue Comes Green,Track: 9: You Are The One
Media Type: CD
Artist: A-HA
Title: STAY ON THESE ROADS
Street Release Date: 01/30/2007

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Undercooked A-Ha
Buddha's Ghost | Western Washington | 12/16/1999
(1 out of 5 stars)

"This is the only effort by the Scandinavian crew that I came away from with a bad taste in my mouth. The album has the feel of a collection of earlier songs that were passed up for publication. This is the type of half hearted effort that comes about when a group or artist feels pressured to release a new album. The only bright spots are "Hurry Home" and "Stay On These Roads". Not enough . Bring on the raspberry jam guys."
Awesome!
Fernando | 06/26/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"a-ha's third album, and their last synth-pop venture, is a complete success! Their maturing sound, which becomes evident on their next album, peeks through a bit here and delivers wonderfully. Too bad a lot of people missed out on it. Highly recommended!!!"
AAAA- ha , we shall meet agaaain.....
Gustavo D. | Rio de Janeiro , Brazil | 09/11/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I built this review title from the title song where it says: " stay on these roads, we shall meet , I know..."
This is the first entire A-ha album (1988)I listened in my life. I bought its LP only for 86 american dollar cents nearly (calculated from the brazilian money) this week. Luckily, this record was well preserved.
It was far from being a waste of time: Despite the weaker tracks,this one has very few mistakes, enough to be considered masterpiece.
Looking at the sleeve,we can see that this norwegian trio had the appearance of a " boy band" like Backstreet Boys or New Kids on the Block. But they don't all that chorographies or playbacks as typical group of this genre.
A-ha proved it: this cd has lots of keyboards (this habit makes me remember Roxette), soft and enjoyable vocals in addition , many beautiful melodies ( on tracks 2, 1 ,6 ,7 and 8).

It may attract you: tracks 1, 3 and 9 were radio friendly. I used to listen them when I was a child without knowing what A-ha was.
In Hurry Home,the topic is a woman that doesn't earn money sufficiently coming back home after a hard day's work. This track is good too. Touchy! (the only song with a guitar solo that made me remember David Murray's style, from Iron Maiden)and You are the one are typical love themes talking about attraction, fascination.

Tracks 6 and 7 (some vocals made me remind Ice House, who sing a piece called No promises, an 80's hit)are pretty good for relaxing. I liked track 7 so much that I repeated it several times (very sweet and elegant).

The songs that have more "filler" attributes are You'll end up crying and This alone is love ( however,I like the chorus. The band used the musical note rise in the end, just like Stratovarius in "The kiss of judas" ,the Bee Gees in "You win again", Garbage in "Run baby run" etc.)

Yeah, like I said in the title: A-ha ,we shall meet again in other album. You convinced me.


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