The Prodigy - Breathe music video

Director: Walter Stern
Producer: ?

The music video was directed by Walter Stern and took place in what resembled an abandoned, a slum-like decrepit apartment building, with the band members experiencing various aural, visual and psychological phenomena, with Keith Flint and Maxim representing the phenomena. Various animals, like a crocodile, millipedes and cockroaches, make an appearance, evoking different types of phobia

The vocalists (Keith and Maxim) are featured most in the video, with Leeroy only appearing a few times very briefly. Maxim is covered in black body-paint in swirlingpatterns and wears combat trousers. Keith, with one side of his hair dyed green and the other purple, around  the flat after Maxim while occasionally picking fights with the walls.

Liam appears in bed, wondering what a  clone of himself is doing in the same room, and why that ugly reptile is under his bed. The camera pans around the flat, showing sinks throwing up strange-coloured water and insects. For the video Liam had originally insisted on including a hippo. Thankfully director Walter Stern convinced him that an alligator would look better.

The music video won the 1997 MTV Video Music Award for Viewer's Choice and International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV Europe.


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