Musician Plays '99 Red Balloons' on Red Balloons

Nena’s ’80s song “99 Red Balloons” is on most Gen Xers’ Pandora stations, in countless movies and on the soundtrack at every Walgreens.

But there’s no way it’s ever been heard like this.

Musician Andrew Huang has taken this track to its literal conclusion, playing a song about red balloons by using nothing but red balloons.

American Idol's Top 8 Go Totally '80s: See Keith Urban's Mullet

American Idol’s Top 8 sang songs from the golden age of Madonna under the tutelage of season 7 winner David Cook Wednesday.

But who recaptured the ’80s era of legwarmers, headbands and big hair the best (not counting Keith Urban, who opened the show sporting a clip-on mullet that had Ryan Seacrest calling him “Billy Ray Urban”)?