In Deliverance Of Peace We War

HE GERMAN INDUSTRIAL GOTH METAL BAND—Rammstein—belts out this anthem off the Mutter LP released in April 2001 with such power and intensity, I was interested finally to seek out its English lyrics, and was quite surprised to find such mundane words delivered in German with such overwhelming force. Now tell me my blue-eyed son, what do you think is being said here, and to whom? Wittgenstein, anyone? Feuer frei! Whoever knows pain becomes criticizedfrom the fire that burned up the skinI throw a light in my facea hot cryopen fire! Bang bang Whoever knows pain is raisedfrom the fire that...

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