What if Elvis would do the vocals to an EBM track and sing about the threat of nuclear holocaust? It would probably not sound anything like Godlike button; but that was what we were aiming for with this song.
I think the Elvis approach on the verse came about since the bass line is a bit bluesy. And we always try to find a different or new element to incorporate in our music to make it interesting and fresh.
The lyrics is probably influenced by the movie Dr. Strangelove. Both me and Erik really love the work of Stanley Kubrick. But it is also deeply influenced by the volatile situation in the middle east and the nuke flexing by Kim Jong-il in North Korea. It is also a way for me to confront a life long fear of nuclear weapons; a fear that stems from growing up during the cold war in the 80:s.
Sadly the production (or rather lack of production) on this track makes it a bit too... nice. I wish we had spent some more time on this one making sure it sounded a bit more heavy and aggressive.