November, 16th, a windowless dressing room in the catacombs of the Bremen concert hall ÖVB Arena, where everything seems to be coloured in beige, the faux leather couches and even the bizarre table-arrangement of a plastic agave. Next door Morten Harket is practising scales; A-ha will appear on stage in this sold out arena in one and a half hours. Keyboarder and co-songwriter Magne Furuholmen (57) is using the occasion to promote his current solo record “White X-Mas Lies”. It’s near the end of the first part of A-ha’s ongoing world tour and he seems a bit tired, but answers all questions with a friendly attentiveness.
Fans of the boyband A1 in Singapore and the Philippines are in for a treat, as the group will once again hit Asia after four years of inactivity. Movie News Guide detailed that A1 will be performing in Singapore this October 22, and in the Philippines on October 23 and 25, in Manila and Cebu, respectively.