Members of The KLF released a book entitled The Manual
which (as a joke) told its readers how to have a #1 hit the easy way. Apparently Edelweiss' only real hit "Bring me Edelweiss" was made following the guidelines in the book.
One of the instructions of The Manual
was to "Compose your music with bits you've nicked from other songs" - Hence "Bring Me Edelweiss" is full of samples. The line "Ah Yeah" is off a Timmy Mallet hit, versions of "Last Night a DJ Saved My Life" by Indeep can be heard from about 02:57 to 03:09, and the "Ow!" that appears occasionally, is from "Rock Me Amadeus
" by Falco.