You and i in a little toy shop Buy a bag of balloons with the money we've got Set them free at the break of dawn 'til one by one, they were gone Back at base, bugs in the software Flash the message, something's out there Floating in the summer sky 99 red balloons go by.
99 red balloons floating in the summer sky Panic bells, it's red alert There's something here from somewhere else The war machine springs to life Opens up one eager eye Focusing it on the sky As 99 red balloons go by.
99 decision street, 99 ministers meet To worry, worry, super-scurry Call out the troops now in a hurry This is what we've waited for This is it boys, this is war The president is on the line As 99 red balloons go by.
99 kriegsminister Streichholz und benzinkanister Hielten sich fuer schlaue leute Witterten schon fette beute Riefen: krieg und wollten macht Mann, wer haette das gedacht Dass es einmal soweit kommt Wegen 99 luftballons
99 dreams i have had In every one a red balloon It's all over and i'm standin' pretty In the dust that was a city If i could find a souvenier Just to prove the world was here... And here it is, a red balloon I think of you and let it go.