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white nationalist singer-songwriter
Singer-songwriters are musicians who write, compose and sing their own musical material including lyrics and melodies. As opposed to contemporary popular music singers who write their own songs, the term singer-songwriter describes a distinct form of artistry, closely associated with the...
. She started as the vocalist for Symphony of Sorrow, but has since become known for her tribute CDs to the white power skinhead band Skrewdriver
Skrewdriver was an English punk rock band formed by Ian Stuart Donaldson in Poulton-le-Fylde in 1976. They later evolved into one of the first neo-Nazi rock bands, playing a leading role in the Rock Against Communism movement and becoming known as the most prominent white power skinhead...
, and for her softer physical representation of the white power message. In 2001, the Southern Poverty Law Center
Southern Poverty Law Center
The Southern Poverty Law Center is an American nonprofit civil rights organization noted for its legal victories against white supremacist groups; legal representation for victims of hate groups; monitoring of alleged hate groups, militias and extremist organizations; and educational programs that...
listed Saga within its White Power Bands Intelligence Report with input compiled by the Center for New Community and Searchlight
Searchlight is a British anti-fascist magazine, founded in 1975 by Gerry Gable, which publishes exposés about racism, antisemitism, and fascism in the UK....
, a notable British anti-fascist magazine..
The Discovery Times Channel
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described Saga as a performer who "targets the mainstream by softening her image, while still maintaining her racist ideology." She has been described as the "Swedish Madonna
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of the far
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right." In the Discovery interview Saga said, "What makes me different is I think that I'm a lot more mainstream looking in that I'm very much toned down compared to the other ones.