Mein Land

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"Mein Land"
Mein Land.jpeg
Single by Rammstein
from the album Made in Germany 1995–2011
Released 11 November 2011[1] (unofficially)
14 November 2011 [2] (officially)
Recorded 2011
Length 3:53
Label Universal
Songwriter(s) Richard Z. Kruspe, Paul Landers, Till Lindemann, Christian Lorenz, Oliver Riedel, Christoph Schneider
Rammstein singles chronology
"Haifisch"
(2010)
"Mein Land"
(2011)
"Mein Herz brennt"
(2012)
"Haifisch"
(2010)
"Mein Land"
(2011)
"Mein Herz brennt"
(2012)
Audio sample

"Mein Land" (German for "My country") is the first single of the retrospective Made in Germany 1995–2011 by the German band Rammstein. It was released on 11 November 2011 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and internationally on 14 November.[3]

The cover art is based on The Beach Boys' Surfer Girl album cover.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Mein Land" was filmed on 23 May 2011 at Sycamore Cove State Beach in Malibu, California, it was directed by Jonas Åkerlund and depicts band members in casual 1960s beach attire. It shows them having a party while words in Beach Boys-type font describe the beach party, near the end of the video, it cuts to 2012 and shows the band performing at the same beach, but dressed up industrially with flames shooting from various things around the stage. During the stage performance, each band member has face paint similar to Brandon Lee in the film The Crow, the music video was released on 11 November 2011.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Rammstein.

CD single
  1. "Mein Land" ("My Land") - 3:53
  2. "Vergiss uns nicht" ("Don't forget us") - 4:10
  3. "My Country" (The BossHoss) - 4:08
  4. "Mein Land" (Mogwai Mix) - 4:30
7" vinyl
  1. "Mein Land" - 3:53
  2. "Vergiss uns nicht" - 4:10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hart, Josh (November 11, 2011). "Rammstein Release New Music Video for "Mein Land"". Guitar World. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Poslušajte novi singl grupe Rammstein - 'Mein Land' – audio" (in Croatian). MTV. 28 October 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Single-Release of Mein Land". Rammstein. 10 November 2011. Archived from the original on 14 November 2011. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Rammstein Unleash New Video For ‘Mein Land’". Rock Sound. 11 November 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 

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