A year before the two german countries reunited , the band Herbst (autumn) asked on a gig for minute of silence for the victims of the massacre of Tiananmen Square in Beijing . After this gig they been banned for further live performances . With a trick , the band steals the tape with the soundtrack and smuggle it to West Berlin. The track “Backschischrepublik” becomes in 1990 a hit in west germany .(Tourists give a baksheesh (tip) in Islamic countries in general for services or favors.