Alphaville was a German synthpop/rock music group. The song was not a big hit when it was released, but has become well known as a result of its use in movies and TV shows. Among its uses are these TV shows:It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
(episode 103: "Underage Drinking: A National Concern")
Queer As Folk (season 1, episode 18)One Tree Hill
(season 4, episode 16).
And these movies:Listen To MeNapoleon Dynamite
(in the school dance scene).
It was also used in commercials for Saturn ION automobiles.
Ben - Philadelphia, PA