"Der Meister (english)" as written by Richard Z. Kruspe, Paul Landers, Till Lindemann, Doktor Christian Lorenz, Oliver Riedel and Christoph Doom Schneider....
Lauft

Weil der Meister uns gesandt
Verkünden wir den Untergang
Der Reiter der Boshaftigkeit
Füttert sein Geschwür aus Neid, Neid, Neid, Neid

Die Wahrheit ist wie ein Gewitter
Es kommt zu dir, du kannst es hören
Es kund zu tun ist ach so bitter
Es kommt zu dir um zu zerstören

Um zu zerstören
Um zu zerstören

Weil die Nacht im Sterben lag
Verkünden wir den jüngsten Tag
Es wird kein Erbarmen geben
Lauft, lauft, lauft, lauft, lauft,

Lauft um euer Leben

Die Wahrheit ist ein Chor aus Wind
Kein Engel kommt um euch zu rächen
Diese Tage eure letzten sind
Wie Stäbchen wird es euch zerbrechen

Euch zerbrechen
Euch zerbrechen

Es kommt zu euch
Es kommt zu euch
Es kommt zu euch
Es kommt zu euch (lauft, lauft)
Als das Verderben

Die Wahrheit ist ein Chor aus Wind
Kein Engel kommt um euch zu rächen
Diese Tage eure letzten sind
Wie Stäbchen wird es euch zerbrechen

Euch zerbrechen
Euch zerbrechen


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"Der Meister" as written by Paul Landers Richard Z. Kruspe

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  • +3
    General Comment1) Rammstein aren't Nazis, their manager stops their concerts if people start doing the Nazi salute until they're thrown out of the concert.

    2) Don't stereotype Germans as being Nazis, there are probably more Nazis in America than in Germany.

    I'll go with the apocolypse theory ^_^
    Sargtlinon July 18, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentpure and simple its armaggedon, the end of the world
    LadyMageon December 07, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHey, perhaps it _could_ be about Hitler. Perhaps not. Just because you write a song about something or someone, doesn't mean you support that thing, or believe in it. It's just the subject matter of the song. It doesn't reflect the personal views of the band members. It's supposed to illustrate a point.

    As for the song itself, I do think of it as being sung from a Nazi's point of view, but that's my opinion. Sue me. It's a disturbing song. I also like how they contrast the lyrics and the music. The lyrics are dark and brooding, impending of death and suffering. But then you got this soft church organ/bagpipe-ish melody in the background of the chorus. It's awesome. This shouldn't been one of Rammstein's hits, dispite the negativity it would've gotten them in reviews.
    Shaftmanon October 08, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think it's about the four horsemen of the apocalypse bringing about the end of the world.
    Lovecrafton May 27, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwell, i'd agree w/apoclypse now theory, cause they say it...
    ...though i don't think it's right, another theory could be african american slaves being chased, and that would mean the end...
    but the angels, the running, and the master (god, maybe that trinity thing...) all adds up...
    invisibleman54on December 27, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's about the overbearing religions that predict doom on everyday men for being.
    kiwikievon October 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentpure and simple its armaggedon, the end of the world
    LadyMageon December 07, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdamn it double post sorry
    LadyMageon December 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song. for some reason it makes me really happy. o.o
    conqueron February 23, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyea i agree with lady mage that it is about the end of the world, no one can help us, there is nothing we can do but run
    =Filth=on May 18, 2005   Link

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