Label: XL Recordings - XLS 70 CD,XL Recordings - XLSCD70 • Format: CD Single Digipak • Country: Scandinavia • Genre: Electronic • Style: Breakbeat, EBM, Big Beat
It was the first single from their third album The Fat of the Landand their tenth single overall. It was also the group's first number-one single on the UK Singles Chartstaying on top for three weeks, and their first big international hit, also reaching number one in Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary and Norway. It showcased Keith Flintwith punk rock -style vocals, as the group's frontman and is an Sentado A La Vera Del Camino - Eydie Gormé - De Corazón A Corazón crossover song, meshing electronic beats, with industrial metal and punk rock.
The songwriting credits include Kim Deal of alt-rock group the Breedersas the looped wah-wah guitar riff in "Firestarter" was sampled from the Breeders' track "S.
The drums are sampled from a remix of the song "Devotion" of the group Ten City. The "hey hey hey" sample is from the song " Close to the Edit " by Art of Noise.
JeczalikGary Langan and Paul Morley also receive songwriting credits. This was Harbinger - Protest The Hero - Pacific Myth out of respect for Keith Flint and to raise awareness of suicide among men. The music video was directed by Walter Stern and was filmed in an abandoned London Underground tunnel at Aldwych.
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