Rate the song: "99 Luftballons"

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99 Luftballons

Poll ended at 30 Jun 2018, 16:22

Ich liebe es!
3
18%
Das ist gut
6
35%
Meh
4
24%
Das ist echt scheiße
4
24%
Ich spreche kein Deutsch
0
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Total votes: 17

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Rate the song: "99 Luftballons"

Postby pcqgod » 11 May 2018, 16:22

by Nena.

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Postby Samoan » 11 May 2018, 16:29

Nein, einfach nein!
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Postby Sneelock » 11 May 2018, 16:32

seeing as I don't sprakken da Hooven I picked the one just above "meh" (the universal standard!)
I never thought I cared for it but it does bring back what turned out to be a simpler time.
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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 11 May 2018, 16:58

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Postby pcqgod » 11 May 2018, 17:14

D'oh! Posted in the wrong section. :|
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Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 11 May 2018, 17:19

Not enough luftballoons to care.
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Postby Rayge » 11 May 2018, 17:27

It;'s remarkable how it got to be a big hit when the song doesn't start until the record is almost halfway through.
It's not Blondie, although the band clearly want to be.
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Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 11 May 2018, 17:38

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Nena!

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Postby Positive Passion » 11 May 2018, 22:07

It is terrible but listenable to from time to time. I would not turn it off, but would not buy it.

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Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 11 May 2018, 22:10

Terrible.

I was in Germany on a school exchange when it was a hit there. I hated the fucking thing and it was everywhere. Then I came back home and a couple of weeks later they released the English-language version and I had to suffer THAT
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Postby DRUGS SNAKE » 11 May 2018, 22:11

Rayge wrote:It's not Blondie, although the band clearly want to be.


Yeah, that kind of thing.

But Blondie would NEVER go for that horrible little five-note parping fanfare you get in 'Luftballons'
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Postby never/ever » 12 May 2018, 10:13

Their albums were more pop than Blondie, this was as close as they came. It's OK.
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Re: Rate the song: "99 Luftballons"

Postby bobzilla77 » 14 May 2018, 17:50

Those kids that started the third world war with their red balloons feel like IDIOTS now. "All of our friends, they're lll blown up, all our families they're dead too, can't even go see Kraftwerk now, they blew up along with you."
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Postby sloopjohnc » 14 May 2018, 18:23

bobzilla77 wrote:Those kids that started the third world war with their red balloons feel like IDIOTS now. "All of our friends, they're lll blown up, all our families they're dead too, can't even go see Kraftwerk now, they blew up along with you."


Are those some of the lyrics?
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Postby Butch Manly » 14 May 2018, 19:56

I have a strong nostalgic love for it.
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Postby bobzilla77 » 14 May 2018, 20:47

sloopjohnc wrote:
bobzilla77 wrote:Those kids that started the third world war with their red balloons feel like IDIOTS now. "All of our friends, they're lll blown up, all our families they're dead too, can't even go see Kraftwerk now, they blew up along with you."


Are those some of the lyrics?


Yeah they are.
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Re: Rate the song: "99 Luftballons"

Postby The Slider » 23 May 2018, 15:01

Vic Snazell-Sprey wrote:I have a strong nostalgic love for it.



It's not very good but life around it was.
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And I much prefer it in English

As a side note - the hairy armpits had me lobbed up like a baby's arm at the time.
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Postby Butch Manly » 23 May 2018, 19:41

The Slider wrote:
As a side note - the hairy armpits had me lobbed up like a baby's arm at the time.


:)

(edit - Nena's , not Griff's)


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Re: Rate the song: "99 Luftballons"

Postby Loki » 23 May 2018, 22:48

Slightly nostalgic, but mainly a big MEH.
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