The Day Is My Enemy

A comprehensive list of samples that The Prodigy have used in their The Day Is My Enemy album and live shows in that era.

Awol Beats

Sample: "How many ways can you distort the human mind"
Taken from: Brain of Blood Trailer

Get Your Fight On

Sample: Guitar Riffs
Taken from: Rage Against The Machine - "Bullet In The Head" (Rage Against The Machine, 1992)

Sample: Drum break
Taken from: Finnish electronic group Pepe Deluxe's "Salami Fever" from album Beatitude released 2003. This very same sample was previously used on Take Me To the Hospital also.


Sample: beat
Taken from: The Turtles - "You Baby" (You Baby, 1966)


Sample: Opening melody
Taken from: traditional Bulgarian music:

Sample: Saxophone
Taken from: Chill Rob G - "Let The Words Flow (Acapella)" (The Court Is Now In Session / Let The Words Flow, 1989)


Sample: "Eagle Break" melodic reversed sample in the middle of song
Taken from: theme from the movie 'Where Eagles Dare', starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood.

Sample: Break
Taken from: Mental Cube - "Chile Of The Bass Generation" (Chile Of The Bass Generation, 1990)

Rhythm Bomb

Sample: 'I need a rhythm ...&#39 female vocal
Taken from: Jomanda - Make My Body Rock (Feel It) (Supremely Clubbed) "(Make My Body Rock (Feel It), 1988)

Rebel Radio

Sample: Guitar riff
Taken from: The Lollipop Shoppe - "You Must Be A Witch" (Nuggets (Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968), 1998)

Wild Frontier

Sample: pad at the beginning and end of the track
Taken from Sylenth 1 VST, preset [392: Firefly Arp]

Sample: Scream like synth in the middle part of the song
Taken from: Intelligent Hoodlum - Arrest the President (1990)

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