This Country

Album: Plunge (2017)
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  • Karin Dreijer aka Fever Ray chants in the interlude of this electro stomper:

    Free abortions and clean water
    Destroy nuclear
    Destroy boring


    Derijer explained to The Guardian that "destroy nuclear" is a reference to society's adherence to the normal family of a mother, father and 2.4 children.

    "This [album] is about freedom, and curiosity," she said. "Now I think it's absolutely possible to create a family that isn't a nuclear one, but I didn't know that then. I had lived a very feminist way of life before I had kids and I was shocked at how society treats you when you become a mother. You're basically supposed to cut your arms and legs off and stay in the house."

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