Published on November 20th, 2020 | by Darren Paltrowitz


Berlin’s Terri Nunn On The New “Strings Attached” Album, Positivity, Weird Al & More

One of the most iconic bands of the 1980s — although its members have been working steadily since then — is Berlin. Nearly 40 years after the release of “Take My Breath Away,” the Los Angeles-based synth pop group has returned with an album of their classic tracks… with strings attached. Thus, the appropriately-titled new album Strings Attached, which includes the classic Berlin band lineup of singer Terri Nunn, bassist John Crawford and guitarist/keyboardist David Diamond.

Prior to Strings Attached, Nunn, Crawford and Diamond had released the Transcendance album. That one followed 2002’s Voyeur, 2005’s 4Play and 2013’s Animal, all of which had Nunn at the helm. Interestingly, Nunn had written with Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan for the album.

On November 20, 2020, I had the pleasure of interviewing Terri Nunn via Zoom, as embedded below. More information on Nunn and Berlin can be found online via, and

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Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident with over 20 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. Since then, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Loudness, Rachael Yamagata, and Amanda Palmer. Darren's writing has appeared in dozens of outlets including the New York Daily News, Inquisitr, The Daily Meal, The Hype Magazine, All Music Guide, Guitar World,, Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, and the Jewish Journal. Beyond being "Editor At Large" for The Hype Magazine, Darren is also the host of weekly "Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz" series, which airs on dozens on television and digital networks. He has also co-authored 2 published books, 2018's "Pocket Change: Your Happy Money" (Book Web Publishing) and 2019's "Good Advice From Professional Wrestling" (6623 Press), and co-hosts the world's only known podcast about David Lee Roth, "The DLR Cast."

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