Crying in the Rain

"Crying in the Rain" by A-Ha is originally in the key of F major. The song was written by Howard Greenfield and Carole King, and first recorded by The Everly Brothers in 1962. It was later covered by A-Ha in 1990 for their fourth studio album, "East of the Sun, West of the Moon." The song is about heartbreak and the feeling of crying in the rain to hide the tears. A-Ha's interpretation of the song brings a melancholic tone, showcasing Morten Harket's emotive vocals. A curiosity about the song is that it became an international hit for A-Ha, surpassing the popularity of their earlier singles. The melody of "Crying in the Rain" is characterized by its haunting yet beautiful composition, with a combination of acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, and strong vocal harmonies.