Metal Postcard (Mittageisen) (4:15)

Cover of The Scream

From The Scream and 3 other releases

“Mittageisen” is a song by the English band Siouxsie & the Banshees. Originally appearing on the band’s 1978 debut album The Scream as “Metal Postcard (Mittageisen)”, the track was re-recorded in 1979 with this time with the lyrics sung in German.

The title “Mittageisen” is a nonsense term based on the German word “Mittagessen” (literally: “noon meal”) for lunch and can be translated as “noon iron”. The song was inspired by John Heartfield’s work Hurrah, die Butter ist Alle! (“Hurray, The Butter is Finished!”).

“Mittageisen” was composed by Banshees members Siouxsie Sioux and John McKay.

“Mittageisen” appeared on the B-side compilation Downside Up.

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