Mind Assault decided in late 2013, after two years of attempting to raise funds for an album, to rather continue releasing self-produced demos of songs until further notice. This track is a part of that collection.
'Mag Verkrag' is another song written in South Africa's native Afrikaans, and translates directly into 'Power Rape' ~ although the meaning may be better interpreted in context across the languages as 'a grievous personal violation perpetrated by those entrusted with power'. It refers specifically to the current situation in our beautiful homeland, South Africa, at the time of the songs writing where key figures in the nations leadership are displaying signs of corruption; and pursuing new as well as 'Apartheid era' legislation which will allow state control over all information pertaining to such acts, and effectively, dismissing their accountability. Subjects such as "The Secrecy Bill" or "National Keypoint Act" have direct significance to the lyrical content of this song, as well as the events widely publicized around Nkandla.
released January 9, 2014
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