Everyone’s a Captain Kirk

Steve Kline Ages of Rock


March 3, 1984

99_luftballons_single_coverNena starts a three-week run at #1 on the U.K. singles chart with 99 Red Balloons. Originally sung in German, 99 Luftballons is re-recorded in English as 99 Red Balloons. The song is a #2 hit in the U.S. and the only U.K. hit for Nena. Here are the English and German versions:

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