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Du Hast by Rammstein is a song about a person being asked to make a commitment to someone, but refusing to do so. It is using a play on words based on the common wedding vows. The lyrics repeat the phrase "Du hast mich gefragt" (You asked me) and the response "Nein, nein" (No, no). The song explores the idea of not wanting to make a commitment to someone, using a play on words to refer to the thin line between marital love and hate, and between saying yes and no.
Rammstein is a German industrial metal band from Berlin, Germany, formed in 1994. The band consists of Till Lindemann (lead vocals), Richard Z. Kruspe (lead guitar and backing vocals), Paul H. Landers (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Oliver "Ollie" Riedel (bass guitar), Christoph "Doom" Schneider (drums and electronic percussion) and Christian "Flake" Lorenz (keyboards). Rammstein is widely regarded as one of the most successful and influential bands in the history of metal music, having sold over 45 million records worldwide. Their music is characterized by its aggressive sound, heavy use of synthesizers and electronic elements, and dark, often macabre lyrics. Rammstein has been credited with helping to popularize the genre of industrial metal, and their live shows are renowned for their sensational and pyrotechnic displays.