''For other uses, see Prodigy (disambiguation).''
"The Prodigy" (or just "Prodigy") is a British Big Beat band, whose music consists of various styles ranging from rave and hardcore techno in the early 1990s to alternative rock and bigbeat with punk vocal elements in later times. The current band members include Liam Howlett (composer/keyboards), Keith Flint (dancer/vocalist) and Maxim (MC/vocalist). Leeroy Thornhill (dancer/live keyboards) was a member of the band from 1990 to 2000, as well was a female dancer/vocalist called Sharky who left the band during their early period. The Prodigy first emerged on the underground rave scene in the early 1990s, and have since then achieved immense popularity and worldwide renown. Some of their most popular songs include "Charly," "Out of Space," "Smack My Bitch Up," "Voodoo People", "No Good (Start the Dance)," "Breathe" and "Firestarter."
The Prodigy began with an initial 10-track demo by Liam Howlett, put together on a Roland W-30 sequencer keyboard in Essex, England. XL Recordings picked up the demo and an initial 12" pressing of ''What Evil Lurks'' was released in February 1991. The Prodigy's name is thought to have...
|country||England, United Kingdom|
|music genre||Techno music|
|current members|| Liam Howlett|