Jennifer Beals 1983 (cover)


Flashdance star Jennifer Beals features on the cover of Bravo of 14 October 1983. As does early ’80s regular Nena and Michael Jackson.


The Stripes 1980

80-07-03 Stripes

German new wave band The Stripes, who sang in English, in Bravo of 3 July 1980. And look, they are all wearing stripes! The group’s lead singer, Nena, went on to have a worldwide hit in 1984 with 99 Luftballons/99 Red Balloons.

Here are The Stripes before Nena became a massive German singing star, with their minor hit Ecstasy (that not very funny gag in between wasn’t their fault, but the TV show on which the clip was shown):