Donnerstag, 30. September 2010

THE PRODIGY - Bassline which kills your ears

         The Prodigy-The undercover rebel



No other Band had the courage to show the people a new kind of music like The Prodigy.
All around the world they are famous for their crazy, dance-electro music style which uses big beats and basslines to make your ears explode.

One of the most famous songs is Vodoo People, which got released in 1994 and re-mastered in 2005 with more powerful style.
Even when the instrumental line rarely changes, the bassline and the electronical effects make this song to an awesome relaxing masterpiece in such kind of music.

Check it out under:

The Prodigy - Vodoo People



"Mainly" founded by Liam Howlett as a solution for his music-desire in the DJ-Scene, the beginning of The Prodigy was more or less a hobby result.
He met Keith Flint, which asked for a trial-tape from Howlett... which made change his mind immediately. At the beginning he was a dancer in the band before he sang the first time in Firestarter.

Keith Flint, Liam Howlett, and a female dancer were the founder of The Prodigy, short after a first gig in the club Labyirinth in London, the MC Keith Palmer joined the band as support.

Liam Howlett
In the next few months they had gigs in different cities... while the audience size changed from 5 to 12.000 people.
After they got a label at XL Recordings, the female dancer Sharky left the band cause it was too much for her.

After the succesfull year 1991 with songs like What Evil Lurks or Charly, the Album Experience got released in end of 1992.






In the next few years The Prodigy had damn much success.  


Keith Flint


After their next Album Music for the Jilted Generation reached the unbelievable 1,000,000 sold-numbers, they became one of the most famous bands worldwide.



The Prodigy - Spitfire


In April 1996, the single Firestarter, in which Flint sang for the first time, got sold in a few weeks about 750,000 times. Breath came out in November the same year and went on with the success.

After the 3. Album The Fat of the Land was released on 30.June '97, it reached Place 1 of the charts in 27 countries. It was the best sold album in 1997.
After this they made a world-tournee around all 5 continents and even played on the Red Square in Moscow with an audience of 250.000 people.

The song Smack My Bitch Up was their scandal song with drugs, alcohol and sex scenes in the music-video.
After they got heavy problems with it, Howlett said that The Prodigy won't release any tracks anymore.

Keith Palmer    

After solo-trys of the members and the release of the Album Always Outnumbered, Never outgunned in 2004 and another Album in 2005 with the title Their Law - The Singles 1990 - 2005, which included the best songs of The Prodigy, they worked for many games-soundtracks.

Games like: Tomb Raider, Forza Motorsport, Need for Speed and more.

Their newest Album: Invaders Must Die brought them back to their nature: Electronic-bass beats focues on simple lyrics.
After 4 single-releases like Omen, Invaders Must Die, Take Me To The Hospital the band is still active.
 
For every single there are videos.

You can find them on youtube, here is Invaders Must Die

Enjoy it ;))

The Prodigy - Invaders Must Die 


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David Paul
 

Kommentare:

  1. awesome band, I remember when they first got popular. It was cool, nothing else sounded like that!

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  2. I totally agree!
    they deserved the success! =)

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