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  • Paranoia in the Cold War: 99 Luftballons – Nena

    “99 Luftballons” (99 air balloons) is an anti-war protest song by the German band Nena from their 1983 self-titled album. The background of this Nena’s one-hit-wonder is quite unique: we are in Cold War years, during a Rolling Stones concert in June 1982 in West Berlin, Nena’s guitarist Carlo Karges was looking at...