May 21, 2024

a-ha and Rick Astley (yes, THE Rick Astley) announce 2020 tour in Australia and New Zealand

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80’s pop icon – and every mum’s ideal son-in-law – Rick Astley will be a special guest at the upcoming Australian and New Zealand shows of A-ha. It will be a-ha’s first time back in Australia since 1986 and they will be touring New Zealand for the first time ever.

British popstar Rick Astley became worldfamous with his 1987 song “Never Gonna Give You Up” and although he retired in 1993 (at the age of 27), he made a comeback in 2007, becoming an Internet phenomenon when the music video for “Never Gonna Give You Up” became integral to the meme known as “rickrolling”.

Here’s the official video announcing the tour.

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Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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