When Rednex released their debut single, "Cotton Eye Joe
," in 1994, they put out a bio of the band explaining how they came from an isolated village in Idaho called Brunkeflo, away from civilization. In truth, they were a group of Swedish producers fronted by Swedish performers portraying these characters, who played to the stereotype of inbred American hicks. A Swedish newspaper eventually sussed out the real identities of the band, but Rednex doubled down on the gimmick for "The Way I Mate," the lead single from their second album, Farm Out
The song, with a relentless high-energy techno beat, is about how the citizens of Brunkeflo procreate. Apparently, it happens in the bushes and is very loud.