Numerous individuals who saw the "Firestarter" video in those days were excessively youthful or excessively a long way from rave culture's primary center points to have at any point heard this sort of thing previously. This track, and Flint's glaring mug, were our first trace of something that would come to overwhelm our preference for music, or now and again, our lives. "Firestarter," without a doubt.
Flint grooved and head-banged, and rhymed in a way that was part Johnny Rotten, part MC, always returning to one baffling and sinister line—"I'm a firestarter, twisted firestarter."
The Prodigy's music was splendid and compelling, on account of the vision of the band's maker, Liam Howlett.Be that as it may, maybe their greatest commitment to electronic music was the manner in which they conveyed it to a mass gathering of people.
At the point when the Criminal Justice Act squashed the free party scene in 1993, The Prodigy moved out of the underground and into the standard. They won honors and broke records—Fat Of The Land, with 317,000 duplicates sold in its first week, was the quickest selling move collection at any point released.
In 1996, The Prodigy played on the fundamental phase of Phoenix Festival just before David Bowie. The following year, they turned into the primary move act to feature the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury.
Flint died this week at his home in England where he was found Monday morning. To ponder his heritage, we've assembled a features reel that demonstrates his capacity as a symbol, one that changed electronic music and popular culture .
The Prodigy announced on their social media accounts. "It is with deepest shock and sadness that we can confirm the death of our brother and best friend Keith Flint," they write on Facebook. "A true pioneer, innovator and legend. He will be forever missed. We thank you for respecting the privacy of all concerned at this time."