Time And Again: The Ultimate a-ha (18.03.16)
The compilation album "Time And Again" was released on CD and in digital format on 18 March 2016. This two CD set features 35 tracks combining hits on disc 1 (tracks 1-15 remastered) plus rare and unreleased remixes on disc 2. The cover features a shot of the band (Paul, Magne, Morten) dressed in black jackets and hats against a grey sky. The title and large a-ha logo are printed in a dusty pink at the bottom of the sleeve.
Tracks Disc 1: Take On Me (3:48) / The Sun Always Shines On TV (5:07) / Hunting High and Low [7" Remix] (3:47) / I’ve Been Losing You (4:24) / Cry Wolf (4:07) / Manhattan Skyline (4:48) / The Living Daylights (4:15) /
Stay On These Roads (4:48) / You Are The One [7" Remix] (3:46) / Crying In The Rain (4:24) / Move to Memphis [Single Version] (4:16) / Dark Is The Night For All (3:46) / Summer Moved On (4:38) / Forever Not Yours (4:04) / Lifelines (4:16) /
Celice (3:40) / Analogue (All I Want) (3:49) / Foot of the Mountain (3:57) / Under the Makeup (3:22)
Tracks Disc 2: Take On Me (Kygo Remix) (3:46) / The Sun Always Shines on TV (Future Funk Squad’s ‘Radiant 4K’ Remix)* (5:38) / Cry Wolf (Jellybean Mix)* (5:14) / Touchy! (House Mix)* (5:22) / You Are The One (Dub Mix Edit)* (5:21) / The Blood That Moves The Body (Three-Time Gun Mix)* (5:10) / Summer Moved On (Remix) (6:00) / Minor Earth Major Sky (Black Dog Mix) (4:07) / Velvet (New York Mix) (5:19) / Lifelines (Boogieman Remix) (4:53) / Did Anyone Approach You? (Reamped) (4:51) / Celice (Mauracher Remix) (3:57) / Analogue (CG’s Electrosphere Edit) (4:10) / Cosy Prisons (Aural Float Remix) (5:48) / Foot Of The Mountain (Erik Llungren Remix) (4:49) / Butterfly, Butterfly (The Last Hurrah) (4:27)
The Argentine edition comes with the same front cover as the UK/European made release displaying the shot of the band (Paul, Magne, Morten) dressed in black jackets and hats against a grey sky. The title "TIME and AGAIN" is printed in gold with "the ULTIMATE" being instead in white but without the golden background to it and the large a-ha logo again shown in gold at the bottom of the sleeve. The black rectangular sticker; "CD COLLECTION OF A-HA'S BIGGEST HITS + RARE and PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED remixes 8122-79472-0" similar to the one used on the UK edition is also included, but doesn't have rounded corners to it, plus the colouring of the blue text is somewhat darker. The reverse of the sleeve is vertually the same as the UK release, displaying the full track listing again in gold down the left and right hand sides of the upper sleeve. The regular white barcode containing the same number "0 81227 94720 0" as the UK edition is shown as usual in the bottom left hand corner. The same "WB" and "RHINO" logos are also displayed, but an additional "WARNER MUSIC GROUP" one has now been included. Along the bottom of the back sleeve printed in aqua is some additional Manufacturing and Copyright information shown in Spanish which reads; "This Compilation ℗ & Ⓒ 2016 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. All Rights Reserved. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company. Publicado y distribuido por Warner Music Argentina S.A. Miembro de CAPIF. Reservados todos los derechos del productor, de los autores y de los interpretes de las obras reproducidas en este ejemplar, prohibida la reproduccion, alquiler, prestamo, canje, ejecucion publica, radiodifusion y cualquier uso no autorizado de estos fonogramas. SADAIC - BIEM / AADI - CAPIF. INDUSTRIA ARGENTINA". The discs themselves comes with the regular UK layout which are aqua for disc one with light brown and white text for the title and the large brown a-ha logo spread across the centre, whilst disc 2 comes instead the other way around with a light brown disc with the title shown instead in aqua and white, with the large a-ha logo printed additionally in aqua. Around the outer edge of both discs is the same Spanish Manufacturing and Copyright text which appears on the back sleeve. The release also includes the same colour booklet displaying pictures selected from A-ha's previous albums and history of the tracks included on this complilation taken from quotes by Pal and Magne. The catalogue number 8122-79472-0 also comes with a slightly different layout compared to the UK release.
The promo Argentinian made CD comes with an additional red promo stamp on both discs which reads; "DISCO PROMOCIONAL PROHIBIDA SU VENTA".
The 2 CD Collection of "TIME and AGAIN the ULTIMATE a-ha" was also Manufactured and distributed by "Warner Music Australia", it comes with the regular front and back cover artworks but doesn’t include the black rectangular sticker with the blue and white text on the front of the CD case. On the back sleeve, the white barcode shown comes with a different number "9 397601 005789" compared to the UK edition, plus there is also some different Manufacturing, Copyright and Marketing information displayed along the bottom which reads; "This Compilation ℗ 2016 Rhino Entertainment Company. Artwork © 2016 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized copying, hiring, lending, public performance, and broadcasting of this recording prohibited. Marketed in Australia by Warner Music Australia Pty Limited under exclusive licence. Manufactured and distributed by Warner Music Australia. A Warner Group Company. www.warnermusic.com.au www.rhino.com". The regular "WB Records" and "Rhino" logos are also included. The discs themselves are similar to the UK edition with disc one again being aqua with light brown and silver text, whilst disc two is coloured light brown with aqua and silver text. The same Australian Manufacturing, Copyright and Marketing text which is displayed on the back sleeve is also printed around the outer rim of each disc. The album comes with the regular colour booklet but displays a slightly amended Catalogue number compared to the UK release to read; 8122794720.
MexicoThere is a Mexican CD release of "TIME and AGAIN the ULTIMATE a-ha" which comes with the usual album artworks similar to the UK edition. The regular black "2CD COLLECTION OF A-HA’S BIGGEST HITS + RARE and PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED remixes" sticker with blue and white text is included, but this time it’s shaped square rather than rectangular and includes the UK Catalogue number 081227947200 printed on it. There is also an additional silver "ifpi" hologram sticker displayed on the front of the CD case as well. On the back cover the Manufacturing, Distributing and Copyright information is shown in Spanish and reads; "Esta compilacion ℗© 2016 Rhino Entertaimente Company a Warner Music Group Company. Los derechos sobre el fonograma se encuentran reconocidos por la Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor. Se prohibe su produccion, reproduccion, importacion, almacenamienio, transporte, distribucion, comercializacion, venta o arrendamiemo, asi como su adaptacion, transformacion y comunicacion directa al public sin la previa autorizacion por escrito del titular. La violacion a estaprohibicion constituye un delito y una infraccion, sancionadas conforme a los articulos 424 Bis del Codigo Penal Federal: 231 fraccion lll y 232 fraccion l, de la Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor y demas mormas aplicables vigemes, incluyendo las de caracier intermacional Hecho en Mexico y Distribuido por Warner Music Mexico S.A. DE C.V. A Warner Music Group Company. Marcas Registradas para su venta en Mexico.Leibnitz No. 32. Col Nueva Anzures. 11590 Mexico. D.F. Tel. 5729-38-00. "La musica es cultura". At the bottom left hand corner, the regular white barcode is shown but is slightly smaller in size and again displaying the same number "0 81227 94720 0" as the UK edition. The regular "WB Records" and "RHINO" logos are included along with an additional "COMPACT disc DIGITAL AUDIO", blue "WARNER MUSIC MEXICO" and Anti-piracy logos. The "www.warnermusic.com.mx" website address is also present. On the spine, the Catalogue number 7947200 used has been shortened to display only the last seven digits. The discs themselves come with the similar UK layout but don’t include an outer silver rim, they contain an aqua coloured disc one with light brown and silver text for the title, but doesn’t have the brown background for the wording "the ULTIMATE" and the large brown a-ha logo is spread across the centre. Disc 2 comes instead with a light brown disc with the title shown as usual in aqua and silver, but again there is no aqua background colouring to the wording "the ULTIMATE". The large a-ha logo has again been printed in the centre additionally shown in the aqua. Around the outer edge of both discs is some Spanish Manufacturing, Distributing and Copyright text similar to that shown on the back sleeve; "Este Compilacion ℗© 2016 Rhino Entertainment Company a Warner Music Group Company. Hecho en Mexico y distribuido por Warner Music Mexico S.A. DE C.V. a Warner Music Group Company. Prohibida la reproduction y radiodifusion de este Fonograma. Reservados todos los derechos del productor fonografico". The album also includes the regular 23 paged colour booklet.
ThailandThe CD release comes with the regular front and back cover artworks and includes a blue and white "WARNER MUSIC THAILAND ifp1 399 uาn" sticker at the bottom right hand corner of the CD Case. The usual black rectangular sticker displaying; "2CD COLLECTION OF A-HA'S BIGGEST HITS + RARE and PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED remixes 081227947200" similar to the one used on the UK edition is also included, but doesn't have rounded corners to it. The back of the CD case also includes another small white rectangular sticker displaying some further Thai printed text in black. On the back sleeve the Manufacturing and Copyright Information has been amended to read; "This Compilation ℗ & Ⓒ 2016 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. All Rights Reserved. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company. Unauthorized copying, hiring, lending, public performance, and broadcasting of this recording prohibited. Manufactured and distributed by Warner Music Thailand. LC02982 www.rhino.com". The release also comes with the same catalogue number 081227947200 and white barcode as the UK edition, plus the "WB Records" and "Rhino" logos are additionally shown. The discs themselves are coloured darker than the UK edition, Disc one is coloured sky blue (rather than aqua) and the title "TIME and AGAIN the ULTIMATE a-ha" has been printed instead partly in silver and chocolate brown. Disc two comes with the chocolate coloured disc with the title again shown partly in silver and sky blue. Around the outer edge of both discs displayed in silver is the same Manufacturing and distributing information which appears on the back sleeve. The album additionally comes with the same colour booklet as the UK edition apart from the colouring on it is again slightly darker.
The Thailand promo edition is the same as the regular release but appears to come without any stickers on the front and back of the CD case. Around the centre ring of both discs has the additional wording; "NOT FOR SALE PROMOTION ONLY" printed in white. The Catalogue number is also exactly the same.
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