MTV Unplugged: Summer Solstice

MTV Unplugged: Summer Solstice
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Live album by
Released6 October 2017 (2017-10-06)
Recorded22–23 June 2017
StudioOcean Sound Recordings, Giske, Norway
A-ha chronology
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MTV Unplugged: Summer Solstice
Singles from MTV Unplugged: Summer Solstice
  1. "This Is Our Home"
    Released: 8 September 2017
  2. "The Sun Always Shines on TV"
    Released: 15 September 2017
  3. "The Living Daylights"
    Released: 22 September 2017
  4. "Take On Me"
    Released: 29 September 2017
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MTV Unplugged: Summer Solstice is a live album by the Norwegian band a-ha, released on 6 October 2017 as part of the MTV Unplugged series. It was recorded live at the Harbour Hall at Ocean Sound Recordings in Giske, Norway, on 22 and 23 June 2017.

Commercial performance

The album debuted at number six on the UK Albums Chart with 6,982 units sold in its first week, becoming A-ha's seventh top-10 album in the United Kingdom.

Track listing

All tracks are produced by Lars Horntveth, except "Take On Me" produced by A-ha and Martin Terefe.

Disc one
1."This Is Our Home" (previously unreleased)Magne Furuholmen5:05
3."I've Been Losing You" (featuring Lissie)Paul Waaktaar-Savoy5:05
4."Analogue (All I Want)"Waaktaar-Savoy, Furuholmen, Max Martin4:44
5."The Sun Always Shines on TV" (featuring Ingrid Helene Håvik)Waaktaar-Savoy4:28
6."A Break in the Clouds" (previously unreleased)Waaktaar-Savoy4:54
7."Foot of the Mountain"Waaktaar-Savoy, Furuholmen, Martin Terefe5:27
8."Stay on These Roads"Waaktaar-Savoy, Furuholmen, Morten Harket6:18
9."This Alone Is Love"Waaktaar-Savoy, Furuholmen6:07
10."Over the Treetops"Waaktaar-Savoy6:43
11."Forever Not Yours"Furuholmen, Harket, Ole Sverre-Olsen4:07
Disc two
1."Sox of the Fox"Waaktaar-Savoy7:18
2."Scoundrel Days" (featuring Ian McCulloch)Waaktaar-Savoy, Furuholmen4:56
3."The Killing Moon" (featuring Ian McCulloch)Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Les Pattinson, Pete de Freitas5:55
4."Summer Moved On" (featuring Alison Moyet)Waaktaar-Savoy5:30
5."Memorial Beach"Waaktaar-Savoy4:32
6."Living a Boy's Adventure Tale"Waaktaar-Savoy, Harket5:36
7."Manhattan Skyline"Waaktaar-Savoy, Furuholmen5:48
8."The Living Daylights"Waaktaar-Savoy, John Barry5:49
9."Hunting High and Low"Waaktaar-Savoy5:57
10."Take On Me"Waaktaar-Savoy, Furuholmen, Harket4:14


  • "Sox of the Fox" was originally recorded as "The Vacant" on the 1980 album Fakkeltog by the band Bridges (previous band of Paul Waaktaar-Savoy and Magne Furuholmen and for whom the former was its lead singer at the time).
  • "Killing Moon" is originally from Echo & the Bunnymen's album Ocean Rain (1984).


Credits adapted from the liner notes of MTV Unplugged: Summer Solstice.


Additional musicians


  • Lars Horntveth – production on all tracks except "Take On Me"
  • A-ha – production on "Take On Me"
  • Martin Terefe – production on "Take On Me"
  • John O'Mahony – recording, mixing
  • Henning Svoren – recording
  • Marcus Forsgren – recording (demo sessions)
  • Greg Calbi – mastering


  • Max Dax – liner notes
  • Justin Loomis – photography
  • Matthias Löwenstein – artwork, cover
  • Season Zero – artwork, cover


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