I had always pondered why the song was called "Detlef Schrempf". I never found a connection in the song.
According to an interview with the band, the song was generally Seattle themed, so as a work in progress it was named "Detlef" (a Seattle reference). Once the song was finished, he couldn't let go of "Detlef" title so he named the song "Detlef Schrempf".
The founders would be ashamed at us for what we are putting up with.
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