Even if you’re not the biggest EDM lover, I can guarantee you’ve heard “Sandstorm.” This track by Darude can be heard all over the world, whether it’s in memes, clubs, or even in films. It’s easy to just recognize the sound without even realizing that it’s a hit song with a cool backstory.
VICE wanted to the put the mystery to rest. They went ahead and interviewed Ville Virtanen, aka Darude, to find out the real meaning behind this famous track. He goes into detail about how he came up with the song and who helped him make it a hit along the way. Watch the full video below.