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):