To American audiences, only Nena's '99 Luftballoons', Falco's 'Der Kommisar', Trio's 'Da Da Da' (from the VW commercial) are known NDW songs. Other songs and groups in this genre include Markus 'Ich Will Spaß', Spider Murphy Gang, 'Skandal im Sperrbezirk', and IXI 'Der Knutschfleck'.
German host, "NDW, Neue Deustche Welle. Old songs from the 80s. Don't worry about it."
American, "Yeah, but American radio sucks."
German, "Ok, I see your point. Buy a NDW CD on ebay and you'll be happy."