@Rodman Again, I apologize for taking so long on this song. It has been a stressful couple of months and my time has not been my own.
For my version of 99 Red Balloons I stuck to the Goldfinger version in Rocksmith. The tempo changes were troublesome, so I eventually just played it to the song. I did the lead and rhythm guitar parts, panning two different rhythm takes to left and right. My daughter sang most of it in English of course.
For the one German verse in the Goldfinger version I had a special guest star. My wife's niece has been living with us because her college was all virtual last year. She was supposed to study abroad in Germany, but obviously Covid cancelled that, so she chose to study in a different state instead and came to stay with us. She kindly lent her voice and German to our efforts.
For the bass part, I finally talked my son into playing on one of my recordings! He wasn't comfortable playing it full speed, so I had him play it in riff repeater at 80%, then sped it up in Reaper. The parts aren't all as tight as I would like, but having my son join in was worth it!
The picture is from my son's 2nd birthday party. We blow up a whole lot of balloons, and got them charged with static electricity and stuck them to the ceiling. We probably had 99 balloons!