"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… read more
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