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The song is addressed to young soldiers or conscripts in the Egyptian army who are starting their service (usually 18 years old). The singer is calling upon them to be aware of their oppressors and to side with justice and the people who need their…

"Sawra", meaning 'revolution', is a call for people to revolt against oppression and also recalls the slogans of the 2011 Egyptian revolution: "Bread, freedom, social Justice".

This satirical song was released in February 2018, criticising the 4-year rule of President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi, telling him that 'enough is enough'. Sisi is referred to as "balaha", which literally means 'date' (as in the fruit) but also refers to…