The Teens 1982

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German teen-popsters The Teens on a centre-spread poster in Bravo of 7 January 1982. They had finished second in the annual readers’ poll for favourite band of 1981.It wasn’t because they were any good.

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Bravo cover 7 Jan 1982 (Adam Ant)

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Adam and the Ants feature on the cover of Bravo of 7 January 1982. This week 36 years ago Germany’s youth was reading about:

• AC/DS new tour up close
• How Meat Loaf needs an “oxygen shower” after every show
• The lives of Marc Almond and the other one from Soft Cell
• How Adam Ant started his band
• Introducing German new wave group Einstürzende Neubauten
• The big mouth of young football star Lothar Matthäus

Bravo 12 August 1982

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Annoying German new wave singer Hubert Kah features on the cover of Bravo of 12 August 1982. That week 35 years ago Germany’s youth read about:

• Footballers Toni Schumacher, the villain, and Pierrre Litbarski, the “sunnyboy”
• Your rights: May your parents throw you out?
• Asia in concert in Philadelphia
• New tennis hero Mats Wilander
• Nina Hagen’s new image (all new wave and Christian)
• A visit to Olivia Newton-John