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Anti-Nazi song tops German charts 22 years after release - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

12.9.15

Anti-Nazi song tops German charts 22 years after release - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): The song mocks a "really dumb" fascist. According to the lyrics, their "violence is only a silent cry for love, your combat boots crave tenderness ... oh ... asshole!"

Music teacher Gerhard Torges launched the Action Asshole initiative, calling on people to buy the single online or ask for it to be played on the radio, as Germany experiences a spate of anti-refugee attacks by far-right extremists.

The campaign rapidly gained traction and on Friday, just more than a week after its launch, the single was at the top of the German charts.


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