"The Song of General Kim Jong-il" is a marching song from North Korea. The song praises its current leader, Kim Jong-il, as a part of his cult of personality. During the presidency of Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-il helped to run his father's own personality cult, composing songs and writing books. One such famous song was Song of General Kim Il-sung, which is usually played wherever possible. At the death of his father, Kim Jong-il, now the leader of North Korea, had his own cult. Although the Song of General Kim Jong-il is not as widely popular as the Song of General Kim Il-sung (nor was his cult as large as his father's), it is also played regularly in North Korea.
According to North Korean sources, their satellite Kwangmyŏngsŏng-2, supposedly launched in a test on 5 April 2009, is broadcasting this song among other data.