a1 (group name with small letters) is an Anglo-Norwegian boyband whose first single, "Be the First to Believe", was released in 1999. The band consists of Mark Read, Ben Adams and Christian Ingebrigtsen. The group's publicity mainly focuses on the fact that they write the majority of their own songs and the three band members also play their own instruments. In 2000, they achieved their two number one singles in the UK; a cover of a-ha’s 1985 single “Take on Me” and “Same Old Brand New You”. Read more about A1 on Last.fm.