History Music / DieArzte

14th Dec '17 6:52:42 AM Gemser
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** Parodied in "Bitte, Bitte" ("Please, Please")
** Likewise in "Sweet Sweet Gwendoline"
** And "Mondo Bondage"

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** Parodied ''Sweet Sweet Gwendoline'' from 1986 is a WholePlotReference to the comic ''Sweet Gwendoline'' created by bondage artist John Willie and later turned into the movie ''The Perils of Gwendoline in "Bitte, Bitte" the Land of the Yik-Yak'' (1984). The song exists in two versions.
--> ''"In einer kleinen Hütte, da wohnt Sweet Gwendoline,''
--> ''Ich klopfe an die Tür und sie ließ mich herein''
--> ''Sie hatte ein Kabel, damit schnürte sie mich ein''
--> ''Sweet, sweet Gwendoline"'' [[note]]In a small shack lives sweet Gwendoline, I knocked on the door and she let me in. She had a cable with which she tied me up, sweet sweet Gwendoline.[[/note]]
** ''Bitte, Bitte''
("Please, Please")
Please") from 1988 is about a guy who wants to be a slave of {{Dominatrix}}. It's notable for using only synthesizer and exists in at least four versions.
--> ''"Was immer du befiehlst, ich tu's.''
--> ''Ich küss' die Spitze deines Schuhs''
--> ''Und wenn du mir die Knute gibst''
--> ''Weiß ich, dass auch du mich liebst.''
--> ''Ich bin nicht mehr zu retten''
--> ''Peitsch' mich aus, leg mich in Ketten''
--> ''Ab heut' gehör' ich dir allein.''
--> ''Bitte, bitte, lass mich,''
--> ''Lass mich dein Sklave sein."'' [[note]]Whatever you order me to do I will, I'll kiss the top of your shoe and when you give me the lash I know that you love me too. I can't be saved anymore, flay me with your whip and enchain me, from today on I'll be all yours. Please please let me be your slave[[/note]]
** Likewise ''Mondo Bondage'' from 2000 lists lots of equipment used in "Sweet Sweet Gwendoline"
** And "Mondo Bondage"
the BDSM subculture like latex, metallic rings, powder, wax, corsets and much more.
23rd Aug '17 7:40:56 PM arisboch
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** How in the name of all [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saumagen Palatinate Saumagen]] did they get away with a song about how the federal chancellor Helmut Kohl hits his wife?! Germany has laws against libel, too!

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** How in the name of all [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saumagen Palatinate Saumagen]] did they get away with a song about how the federal chancellor Chancellor Helmut Kohl hits beats his wife?! Germany has laws against libel, too!
18th May '17 6:24:55 AM Kamikashi
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** The entire Album ''Auch'' is composed of songs in various styles of Rock.
19th Mar '17 10:46:51 AM shokoshu
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* EroticEating: "The Banana". Leads to a in-universe DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything for the singer which turns him into a horny wreck, which makes the girlfriend run off.
3rd Mar '17 11:05:06 AM Jhonny
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Formed in 1982, they broke up briefly in 1989, reuniting in 1993. They have released 13 studio albums, six live albums and seven compilations until now, and managing to get three of all of them [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Department_for_Media_Harmful_to_Young_Persons indexed]] in Germany. Farin and Bela are for all intents and purposes the face of the band but their current base player (the third in band history and with them since 1993) also sings a handful of songs and has written a couple, usually one or two per LP. Previous base players have been even more marginal to the band with their second base player never even officially being part of the band (Their second base player was featured in the manner of "Die Ärzter with..." or similar ways). Bela and Farin are both from Berlin whereas Rod was born in Chile and came to Germany because his parents ran afoul of the Pinochet regime. Die ärzte are famous/notorious for their elaborate three hour live shows that include antics like giving encores at festivals and spending most of the time bickering at each other in puerile humor and heavy Berliner dialect. There is even one semi-official release of just the things they said on live concerts that weren't their songs. Improvising changed lyrics to their songs is also a thing they like to do.

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Formed in 1982, they broke up briefly in 1989, reuniting in 1993. They have released 13 studio albums, six live albums and seven compilations until now, and managing to get three of all of them [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Department_for_Media_Harmful_to_Young_Persons indexed]] in Germany. Farin and Bela are for all intents and purposes the face of the band but their current base player (the third in band history and with them since 1993) also sings a handful of songs and has written a couple, usually one or two per LP. Previous base players have been even more marginal to the band with their second base player never even officially being part of the band (Their second base player was featured in the manner of "Die Ärzter with..." or similar ways). Bela and Farin are both from Berlin whereas Rod was born in Chile and came to Germany because his parents ran afoul of the Pinochet UsefulNotes/AugustoPinochet regime. Die ärzte are famous/notorious for their elaborate three hour live shows that include antics like giving encores at festivals and spending most of the time bickering at each other in puerile humor and heavy Berliner dialect. There is even one semi-official release of just the things they said on live concerts that weren't their songs. Improvising changed lyrics to their songs is also a thing they like to do.
3rd Mar '17 9:19:22 AM shokoshu
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** From a live album, to the public: "GIVE US YOUR KARMA! (less loud) Karma is a whitish liquid..."
3rd Mar '17 9:15:17 AM shokoshu
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: How in the name of all [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saumagen Palatinate Saumagen]] did they get away with a song about how the federal chancellor Helmut Kohl hits his wife?! Germany has laws against libel, too!

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Usually averted, the band rather gets banned than being subtle. Some crap they got away with:
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How in the name of all [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saumagen Palatinate Saumagen]] did they get away with a song about how the federal chancellor Helmut Kohl hits his wife?! Germany has laws against libel, too!too!
** "Mein Baby war beim Friseur": They correctly speculated that the often mentioned "German Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons" had no idea what "fisting" means.
** A rare subtle (ha.) example below under SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion.


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* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: "Sweet Sweet Gwendoline". Approximate translation with some grammatic liberty (and think of Gwendoline in heavy bondage, like her namesake): "One could now mail in a postal truck her, one could also easily...YEEEEEEES!" You get the idea.
1st Jan '17 3:27:32 AM Dyanna
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** And "Mondo Bondage"
29th Dec '16 9:45:42 AM Jhonny
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* AllMenArePerverts: Parodied in "Männer sind Schweine". The song starts with calling them the "usual" pejorative terms; pigs, rats, etc., but by the end it's the nonsensical "men are cars."

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* AllMenArePerverts: Parodied in "Männer sind Schweine". The song starts with calling them the "usual" pejorative terms; pigs, rats, etc., but by the end it's the nonsensical "men are cars.""[[note]]"Nur ohne Reserverad" - just without a replacement tire[[/note]]
28th Dec '16 3:01:32 AM Dyanna
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** "Men are cars" references phrases that are/were frequently graffitied on the walls of toilet stalls and the likes. The full phrase is "Männer sind Autos, wenn man nicht aufpasst, liegt man unter ihnen" ("Men are cars, if you don't pay attention you'll end up under them").
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