The Fat of the Land

~ Release by Prodigy (see all versions of this release, 30 available)

Tracklist

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12" Vinyl 1
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A1Smack My Bitch Up
additional recording engineer:
Neil McLellan
producer and mixer:
Liam Howlett
additional vocals:
Shahin Bada
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
XL Recordings Ltd. (not for release label use! use it’s imprint XL Recordings instead) (in 1997)
recorded at:
Strongroom in Shoreditch, Hackney, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
mixed at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
produced at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
samples:
Give the Drummer Some by Ultramagnetic MC’s and In Memory Of by Randy Weston
recording of:
Smack My Bitch Up
writer:
Cedric Miller, Liam Howlett, Maurice Smith, Trevor Randolph and Keith Matthew Thornton
publisher:
Beats G Music, EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) and Next Plateau Music Inc.
45:43
A2Breathe
additional recording engineer:
Neil McLellan
producer and mixer:
Liam Howlett
guitar:
Jim Davies (The Prodigy studio guitarist)
vocals:
Keith Flint (vocalist in The Prodigy) and Maxim (English singer-songwriter and MC)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
XL Recordings Ltd. (not for release label use! use it’s imprint XL Recordings instead) (in 1996)
recorded at:
Strongroom in Shoreditch, Hackney, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
mixed at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
produced at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Breathe
writer:
Keith Flint (vocalist in The Prodigy), Liam Howlett and Keith Palmer (English singer-songwriter and MC)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships), EMI Music Ltd., EMI Virgin Music Ltd (do not use this as a release label!) and MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated)
4.25:35
B1Diesel Power
producer and mixer:
Liam Howlett
vocals:
Kool Keith
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
XL Recordings Ltd. (not for release label use! use it’s imprint XL Recordings instead) (in 1997)
mixed at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
produced at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Diesel Power
writer:
Liam Howlett and Keith Matthew Thornton
publisher:
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) and Momentum Music Ltd.
3.754:18
B2Funky Shit
producer and mixer:
Liam Howlett
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
XL‐Recordings Ltd. (not for release label use! use it’s imprint XL Recordings instead) (in 1997)
mixed at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
produced at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
samples:
Root Down (explicit) by Beastie Boys, Theme From S.W.A.T. by Barry De Vorzon and Two, Three, Break by The B-Boys
recording of:
Funky Shit
lyricist and composer:
Liam Howlett
publisher:
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) and Polygram Music
3.655:16
12" Vinyl 2
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C1Serial Thrilla
producer and mixer:
Liam Howlett
vocals:
Keith Flint (vocalist in The Prodigy)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
XL‐Recordings Ltd. (not for release label use! use it’s imprint XL Recordings instead) (in 1997)
mixed at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
produced at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
samples:
Selling Jesus by Skunk Anansie
recording of:
Serial Thrilla
writer:
Len Arran, Keith Flint (vocalist in The Prodigy), Liam Howlett and Skin (Skunk Anansie singer)
publisher:
Chrysalis Music Publishing, EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) and MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated)
35:11
C2Mindfields
producer and mixer:
Liam Howlett
vocals:
Maxim (English singer-songwriter and MC)
publisher:
EMI/Virgin Music Publishing Ltd.
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
XL‐Recordings Ltd. (not for release label use! use it’s imprint XL Recordings instead) (in 1997)
mixed at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
produced at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Mindfields
lyricist and composer:
Liam Howlett
publisher:
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!)
3.255:40
C3Narayan
recording of:
Narayan
writer:
Liam Howlett and Crispian Mills
publisher:
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) and Hit and Run Music Publishing Ltd.
7:07
D1Firestarter
recording of:
Firestarter
writer:
Kim Deal, Anne Dudley, Keith Flint (vocalist in The Prodigy), Trevor Horn, Liam Howlett, J.J. Jeczalik, Gary Langan and Paul Morley
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships), EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!), EMI/Virgin Music Publishing Ltd., MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated), Perfect Songs, Unforgettable Songs Ltd. and Zomba Music
6:43
D2Climbatize
producer and mixer:
Liam Howlett
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
XL‐Recordings Ltd. (not for release label use! use it’s imprint XL Recordings instead) (in 1997)
mixed at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
produced at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
samples:
The Horn Track (original mix) by Egyptian Empire
recording of:
Climbatize
composer:
Liam Howlett
publisher:
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!)
3.256:38
D3Fuel My Fire
producer and mixer:
Liam Howlett
guitar:
Jim Davies (The Prodigy studio guitarist)
additional vocals:
Saffron (singer of Republica)
vocals:
Keith Flint (vocalist in The Prodigy)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
XL‐Recordings Ltd. (not for release label use! use it’s imprint XL Recordings instead) (in 1997)
mixed at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
produced at:
Earthbound in Braintree, Essex, England, United Kingdom
cover recording of:
Fuel My Fire
writer:
Peter Jones (Australian Guitarist), Ross Knight, Donita Sparks and Bill Walsh
publisher:
Drop Trou Tunes, Shock Music Publishing Australia, Zomba Music Publishers Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Zomba Music Publishing) and Zomba Songs Inc.
3.354:19

Credits

Release Group

associated singles/EPs:Breathe
Firestarter by The Prodigy
Smack My Bitch Up
part of:Mercury Prize shortlist nominees (number: 1997) (order: 62)
1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (2005 edition) (order: 75)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/12165 [info]
reviews:http://articles.latimes.com/1997-06-29/entertainment/ca-7942_1_dynamic-dance [info]
http://web.archive.org/web/20090216123054/http://pitchforkmedia.com/article/record_review/21058/Prodigy_Fat_of_the_Land [info]
http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,288596,00.html [info]
http://www.inmusicwetrust.com/articles/01e07.html [info]
http://www.musicemissions.com/artists/albums/index.php?album_id=6757 [info]
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10852662 [info]
http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/34767/The-Prodigy-The-Fat-Of-The-Land/ [info]
https://books.google.com/books?id=aJab-7V-6ykC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA155&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false [info]
https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/the-prodigy-the-fat-of-the-land/ [info]
https://web.archive.org/web/20001005095619/http://www.nme.com/reviews/reviews/19980101000185reviews.html [info]
https://web.archive.org/web/20020213055705/http://www.rollingstone.com/recordings/review.asp?aid=40380&cf=1125 [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/fzvr [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/rcq4 [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/prodigy/the_fat_of_the_land/ [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000054699 [info]
Wikidata:Q753593 [info]