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November 30, -0001 in Braintree
Braintree, United Kingdom
UK electronic group, main member Liam Howlett
The Prodigy are an English electronic music group formed by Liam Howlett in 1990. The current members include Liam Howlett (keyboardist and composer), Keith Flint (dancer and vocalist), Leo Crabtree (drums), Rob Holliday (lead guitarist) and Maxim (MC and vocalist). Leeroy Thornhill (dancer and occasional live keyboardist) was a member of the band from 1990 to 2000, as was a female dancer and vocalist called Sharky who left the group during their early period. Along with the Chemical Brothers, Fatboy Slim and other acts, The Prodigy have been credited as pioneers of electronica, which achieved mainstream popularity in the 1990s and 2000s.
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Electronic music was a really magical thing back then in late 90's in specific areas in the U.K. This track is off the charts, it's one of those milestones that did the setup for something enormous to grow upon.... The lyrics, simpler than a little child's mutter, is about dancing on your own! And what better beat to do so!
I am all about those electronic explosive tracks (and Prodigy should be the first example to come in mind for that matter) that repeat one word or one phrase throughout their entire length, it's like you're watching a football game in the stadium and there's your singalong to support your team while bouncing with your mates!
2 years ago
No matter how much these guys might have been drown into drugs for years, "Poison" isn't about alcohol or drugs. No it's not dear friends. "Poison" is the rhythmical bomb, the grooving tune that hits your face like a tsunami, when these Big Beats lords decide to play some music.