The idea of writing the lyrics for the anti-Bolshevik anthem "Payback Day" came from a song by the old Swedish skinhead band Pluton Svea called "Öga för öga" ("An eye for an eye"), but the first version was kind of tacky and focused too much on the tragedy of growing up in a left wing family and becoming mentally ill, and as a result of that developing severe Bolshevik syndrome.
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When I first heard "The Snow Fell” from 2009, by Swedish singer-songwriter Saga I was astonished. First of all, it's a beautiful song and I simply cannot stop listening to it. Secondly, the question I had to ask myself was ”is it possible to describe the Second world war outside of the box.” Now don’t get me wrong. Imperialism is not my thing, I am more than happy to leave that to cosmopolitan socialists, whether they are national- or culture socialists. ”The Snow Fell”, however, is a masterpiece, as it describes the Russo-German war of 1941-1945 from a German perspective.
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