Back In The Mud

Album: Deliverance (2003)
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  • Bubba Sparxxx songs often celebrate his roots in rural Georgia, where he grew up on a farm, and mud is very important to this lifestyle. In this song, he's happy to be back in that Georgia mud with his friends and family, away from the big city. It's a sentiment often heard in country music, but Sparxxx' genre is hip-hop (or "hick-hop"), where it's far less common.
  • The song was produced by the Atlanta team Organized Noize, which includes Sleepy Brown, who appears in the video. It's part of Sparxxx' second album, Deliverance, which like his first, was mostly helmed by Timbaland, but Organized Noize have four tracks on it. Sparxxx used different producers on his next album, The Charm, including Mr. Collipark on his hit "Ms. New Booty." He then went on a long hiatus to deal with opioid addiction.
  • "Back In The Mud" is featured in the video game Madden 2004. Scenes from the game appear in the music video, which is centered on football. We see Bubba and other real-life folks enjoying the game along with the gameplay.
  • Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker did a remix of this song that appears on the single release (the "Travis Barker Remix") and he also appears in the video. In 2003, Sparxxx joined blink-182 as an opening act for some dates on their tour.


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