The Prodigy: Electronic Punks
The Early Years 1988-1994
The Official Story
Author: Martin Roach
Published: July 26th 2010
Publisher: Indepedent Music Press
Pages: 192 pages
Format: 198 x 129mm
Illustrations: 3x8xpp b/w pics
Classic reissue of the very first biography of world's biggest hard dance/rock act.
THE PRODIGY have sold 25 million records and single-handedly reinvented the crossover between dance and rock music, with legendary songs such as 'Firestarter', 'Omen' and 'Breathe'. However, long before they became a stadium-filling rock monster, The Prodigy were prowling the underground of the UK rave scene, first as a blistering demo of tunes by the 'prodigious' teenage Liam Howlett, then latterly with their breakthrough masterpiece, Music For The Jilted Generation.
Martin Roach was present throughout the band's early years and documented their rise from the underground into the bright lights of music superstardom. Containing hours and hours of exclusive interviews, the book chronicles the band's early years in minute detail, speaking to each band member and all the key players along the way. With a new Introduction and fresh interview with band members putting these classic early phase in the context of their historically important career, this book is a must-buy for the millions of Prodigy fans eager to learn about the band's formative days.
Everything about the early years of The Prodigy. This is updated official book is the only book along Prodigy by: Martin James that you really should own. Features also a few b/w photos from various occasions.