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Japanese Breakfast, Carly Rae Jepsen, Lauren Mayberry, & More Sing 1984 Hits At Bonnaroo Superjam

7 days ago
Stereogum Jack Antonoff spearheaded this year’s Bonnaroo Superjam, and he chose to dedicate the set to hit songs from his birth year of 1984. On hand to celebrate were Japanese Breakfast, Carly Rae Jepsen, Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry, Spoon’s Britt Dani... more info

Birthday Sluts

1921 days ago
DlistedJim Parsons (44) Keisha Castle-Hughes (27) Finn Jones (29) Valentin Chmerkovskiy (31) Chris Bosh (33) Nivea (35) Jack Swagger (35) Lake Bell (38) Jessica Chastain (40) Peyton Manning (41) Alyson Hannigan (43) Tig Notaro (46) Lara Flynn Boyle (47) Sha... more info

What's going on Tuesday?

2092 days ago
Brooklyn VeganTonight's NYC shows include How to Dress Well, Bad Religion/Against Me!, Saint Vitus, Diarrhea Planet, Nena, The Gooch Palms, and more. Continue reading… more info

Nena ("99 Luftballons") currently on first-ever U.S. tour (NYC this week)

2092 days ago
Brooklyn VeganGerman band Nena scored a massive worldwide hit with "99 Luftballons," including an English language version ("99 Red Balloons") that hit #2 in 1984 (kept out of the top spot by Van Halen's "Jump"). Now singer Nena (aka Gabriele Susanne Kerner) ... more info

Watch Nena Sing “99 Luftballoons” For The First Time In America 32 Years After It Hit

2093 days ago
StereogumNena — the German artist who sang the ’84 hit single “99 Luftballoons” — never toured the states even after the track became a smash hit, peaking at #2 and losing first place to Van Halen’s “Jump.” Nena recorded a version of the song ... more info

Missed the ’80s? Nena, and ‘99 Luftballoons,’ Alights Live in America

2093 days ago
New York TimesThe German singer Nena is on a mini-tour of the United States three decades after her hit the American Top 10. more info

Watch Operators Cover “99 Luftballons”

2182 days ago
StereogumDan Boeckner’s long-running project Operators released a new album, Blue Wave, earlier this year, which means it made perfect sense for them to perform for A.V. Club’s Undercover video series this time around. They chose to cover the Nena classic... more info

Anika covered Nena's "99 Red Balloons" as no-nukes protest (listen), playing SXSW with her new band Exploded View

2313 days ago
Brooklyn Veganby Bill Pearis Invada, the label run by Portishead's Geoff Barrow, has just released a single featuring Anika covering Nena's 1984 anti-war hit "99 Red Balloons" with backing by the Invada Allstars. The single has been released as part of... more info

Listen To This: 99 Luftballons!

2807 days ago
Perez HiltonThis is a rare treat! We don't often hear pop songs in German. The last one we can remember was from Nena in the '90s! But Andreas Bourani has given us a big anthemic jam, which we don't understand a word of but LOVE! We think it's meant to uplift an... more info

Download Now: Dom La Nena “No Meu Pais”

3493 days ago
PopdoseToday’s essential download is by a beautiful Brazilian cellist, Dominique Pinto, who performs under the name Dom La Nena. Brazilian Girls, the debut album by the band of the same name is one of my favorite albums of the past decade, so I was intri... more info

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