The controversial party song “Layla” should apparently be heard on the “ZDF TV Garden” next Sunday. This was announced by a spokeswoman for the public broadcaster when asked by the media.
The “Bild” newspaper reported on Saturday that the TV station was planning to rewrite the lyrics. The performer DJ Robin
The ZDF spokeswoman now announced that the song “so far only exists in one version”. The production team has announced that it will produce a modified version of “Layla”, but this will then be done completely independently of ZDF, according to the spokeswoman.
The song came into focus just over a week ago after a folk festival in Würzburg completely banned the playing of “Layla” at the event. Other songs with sexist content were also banned from the festival.
A debate about the lyrics of the song, which is about a prostitute, was then sparked on social networks. The song has been number 1 in the German single charts for weeks.
In Münster, the hit should not be played at the “Send” folk festival either. At the Rheinkirmes in Düsseldorf, a DJ had recently played an instrumental version as a compromise.