“Sandstorm” may very well be one of the most iconic songs in the history of dance music.

Ever since its release in 1999, Darude's “Sandstorm” has been one of the most played songs. “Sandstorm” received another wave of attention once the song reached the meme culture with the ever-so-popular “dudududu” phrase.

In the video by VICE news below, Darude talks about his process of creating and mixing “Sandstorm” as well the history behind how the song was published. Watch and see how Darude's “Sandstorm” actually received its name. “In this episode, VICE travels to Finland to meet the artist behind one of the biggest dance music anthems of all time: ‘Sandstorm’.”

The Story of ‘Sandstorm'