Here is a comprehensive list of samples that The Prodigy have used in their live tracks but never released officially on any album.
Sample: "I and You, and you and me, forever and ever and ever... "
Taken from: 'All Day and All of the Night' by The Kinks (album: Kinks' Greatest Hits, 1966)
Sample: the drums
Taken from: Elmer Bernstein - The Great Escape (Main Theme)
Sample of squeaking comes from the song "Flash" (the main theme for the movie Flash Gordon)
Sample:"Hey, remember me? Benny Blanco from the Bronx?"
Taken from: the film "Carlito's Way".
Sample: string sounds
Taken from: Edwin Elgar's Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Opus 47.
Sample: Lead guitar riff
Taken from:The Third Bardo - I'm Five Years Ahead Of My Time
Taken from: The Golliwogs - Fight Fire
Sample: "Heat Wave Hurricane" vocal
Taken from: Baloon Farm - Question of Temperature
Also used: The Humane Society - Knock Knock
Sample: main melody
Taken from: John Williams - Jaws OST (1975) - Main Title (Theme From 'Jaws')
Samples Pink Floyd's "A New Machine (Part 1)".It also samples: Pink Floyd - Speak To Me and Flowmasters - Let It Take Control (Heartbeat)
(live track played usually before/after Funky Shit)
Sample: "Everything I Do Gonna Be Funk" and main beats
Taken from: Lee Dorsey - Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky is the original source but actually Liam sampled this from Coldcut track "Hot Plate 1"
Sample: "I am the creator of my hip hop styles"
Source: MC Shan - Living In The World Of Hip Hop
Sample: Main break loop (synth and guitar riff)
Taken from: Goblin - Dr. Frankenstein
1st Synthesizer in the middle of the song's main melody in the KLF "What Time Is Love"
Sample: main beat and "Ride the rhythm!"
Taken from: Chill Rob G - "Ride the Rhythm"
Sample: guitar feedback riff
Source: Beastie Boys' song "Pass The Mic" which original comes from The Kay-Gees "Master Plan" from album Essential Dancefloor
This live favourite late transformed into You'll Be Under My Wheels
Sample: Vocal sample
Taken from: Poppa Large by the Ultramagnetic MC's
Sample: the main drum hits in the background
Taken from: P.S.K By Schooly D
Sample: the break which is played over the top and also sometimes brokedown at the end of the track
Taken from: 'Bouncy Lady' By 'Pleasure' its off one of the ultimate breaks & volumes 12"'s
Sample: drum beat and bass
Taken from: Adrealin by Senser
Sample: violin line
Taken from: Probably from Beastie Boys song coled "Eugene's Lament ". Liam has mixed the violin tone, cuting it, looping it, etc...
Sample: "one" vocal
Taken from: KRS-ONE - "I'm still #1"
Sample: main melody piano line
Taken from: My World Fell Down by Sagittarius
Sample: ''Feelin' better?; Yeah I do'' (end of the live version)
Taken from: the movie Analyze This
Sample: main Riff used in "bridge" section
Source: Blur - 'Bugman'
Sample: main Riff used in chorus
Source: Elvis Costello - 'Pump me Up'
Sample: "Now hear this"
Taken from: Hustlers Convention a live album consisting of performances from Music Of Life Hustlers Convention. The release is notable for having exclusive tracks by well known artists and the album cover claims it is "the world's first ever live rap album".
Sample: The "attention all personel" sample used in live shows
Taken from: the James Bond movie Diamonds are forever.
also on the early live shows (1992) you can hear "Run Like A Hell" (speed up) by Pink Floyd
More info coming soon...
Future Music - 1st February 1993 Prodigious talent
Hot Press - 8th September 1993 Welcome To The Techno-drome
Toronto Sun - 11th May 1999 Prodigy tries sex in space
Toronto Sun - 15th May 1999 Decline of the Jedi Knights
Nekozine - 19th November 2005 Interview with Liam Howlett after The Prodigy's show in Copenhagen
Hot Press - 8th May 2010 Leeroy Keeps Swinging
MTV Hive - 4th December 2012 Dissecting the Prodigy: 25 Samples Behind 'The Fat of the Land'
EXCLAIM! - 19th July 2018 The Prodigy Announce 'No Tourists' LP, Share New Song
The Sun - 30th November 2018 Still starting fires
Decoded Magazine - 31st January 2019 Sampling the Sex Pistols, dissing koalas and never taking your foot off the gas: we crank the froth-o-meter up to full with The Prodigy’s Liam Howlett
The Guardian - 27th May 2020 The 100 greatest UK No 1s: No 8, The Prodigy – FirestarterRead more at the articles gallery