Stephen Dalton, Times, The, November 2005
IN 2005, there are few cooler pop names to drop than a-ha. Coldplay and Travis are not just avowed fans but sometime collaborators with the recently reformed 1980s icons. U2 pay lip service in interviews and musical homage on record. In fact, everybody from Robbie Williams to Keane, Morrissey to Madonna has heaped praise on the moody maestros of glacially beautiful Nordic gloom-pop.
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