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An A-Ha Moment To Take Into Your Weekend

The Norwegian synth-pop band a-ha releases a new album Friday, but its 1985 smash, "Take On Me," remains inescapable.

Benny's Crib Benny Green
Second Cut [Re-Edit] James Clarke
Tel Aviv Fool's Gold
Last Crusade Sam Roberts Band
Bangkok Destroyer
Action In Memphis

Stephen Van Cleef, a fictional Seneca Village resident played by Billy Eugene Jones (left), meets a New York City police officer, played by Andy Truschinski, in The People Before the Park at Premiere Stages at Kean University in Union, N.J. Mike Peters/Premiere Stages hide caption

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Lives Displaced By Central Park Take Center Stage In New Play

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An A-Ha Moment To Take Into Your Weekend

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Feel This Moment Christina Aguilera & Pitbull
King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown Monty Alexander

Abdullah Kurdi, holds the body of his 3-year-old son, Aylan Kurdi, during the burial of the boy, his brother Friday and his mother at a funeral in Kobane, Syria. Dicle News Agency/EPA/Landov hide caption

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For Family Of Drowned Syrian Boy, 'There Was No Other Hope,' Uncle Says

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Ten Thousand Emilie & Ogden
Bone Chaos in the Castle Kaki King
You Know The One Other Colors
Dive Fool's Gold
So Much for So Little Kaki King
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