“Winds of Change” (1991) is a Poignant Relic of Post-Cold War, Post-Apartheid Hope

The Scorpions aren’t known for their nuanced appraisal of sociopolitical realities, but their iconic power ballad “Winds of Change” (1991) and the accompanying heavily politicized video are beautiful odes to a naive hope for a better world ahead.

Scorpions’ ‘Wind of Change’: The Oral History of 1990’s Epic Power Ballad

RollingStone.com, 9.2.15