The Prodigy ‎– Experience

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1 Jericho 3:44
2 Music Reach (1/2/3/4)
Vocals – Simone (15)
4:12
3 Wind It Up 4:33
4 Your Love (Remix) 5:31
5 Hyperspeed (G-Force Part 2) 5:15
6 Charly (Trip Into Drum And Bass Version) 5:13
7 Out Of Space 4:58
8 Everybody In The Place (155 And Rising) 4:11
9 Weather Experience 8:05
10 Fire (Sunrise Version) 4:58
11 Ruff In The Jungle Bizness
Vocals – Simone (15)
5:10
12 Death Of The Prodigy Dancers (Live) 3:43

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All trax were written, produced, engineered and recorded at Earthbound Studios.
℗ & © 1992 XL-recordings. Published by EMI/Virgin Music Publishing Ltd. Made in England. Distributed by Warner Music UK.

Samples used:
Track 01: 'The Badman Is Robbin' by Hijack, 'What "U" Waitin' "4"?' by Jungle Brothers
Track 02: 'Shout' by Lulu.
Track 03: 'Latoya' by Just Ice, 'Live The Life' by The Sindecut
Track 04: 'Shelter Me' by Circuit, 'Made In 2 Minutes' by Bug Kahn & The Plastic Jam (All Crew sample), 'The Champ' by Mohawk.
Track 05 'Hello Earth' by Kate Bush (intro) & 'Return of Captain Rock' by Captain Rock.
Track 07: 'Chase The Devil' by Max Romeo, 'Critical Beatdown' by Ultramagnetic MC's, 'Homicide' by Shades Of Rhythm.
Track 08: 'I'm Riffin' by MC Duke.
Track 09: BBC Radio Shipping Forecast & Michael Fish Weather Report.
Track 10: 'Fire' by Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, 'Hard Times' by Pablo Gad, 'Sweet African Children (Live)' by Aswad
Track 11: 'In The Jungle' by Just Ice, 'Can't Stop' by Plez

This is original release.

Reissued release with Nimbus matrix can be found here
Reissued release with Technicolor matrix can be found here
Reissued release with Sonopress matrix can be found here
Reissued release with Arvato Digital Services matrix can be found here
Reissued release with another Nimbus matrix can be found here

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 012093 551029 >
  • Barcode (String): 5012093551029
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): XLCD 110 · · MASTERED · · BY NIMBUS ·
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): XLCD 110 · 2:2 · MASTERED · · BY NIMBUS ·
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3): XLCD 110 · 1:3 MASTERED· BY NIMBUS·

Other Versions (5 of 152) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
XLLP 110 The Prodigy Experience(2xLP, Album, Gat) XL Recordings XLLP 110 UK 1992 Sell This Version
none The Prodigy Experience(CD, Album, Unofficial) Diamond Sound none Russia 1997 Sell This Version
215661 The Prodigy Experience(Cass, Album) Megastar 215661 Saudi Arabia 1992 Sell This Version
MED-135 The Prodigy Experience(CD, Album) Magic Stone, Avex Trax MED-135 Taiwan 1996 Sell This Version
9 61365-4, 61365-4 The Prodigy Experience(Cass, Album) Elektra, Elektra 9 61365-4, 61365-4 US 1992 Sell This Version

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nickthelick

nickthelick

September 18, 2013

Quite simply, their best ever effort! What a raver I was when I was 12!!! Getting stoned in a darkened room around my mate's house, with huge speakers and bass bins all over the place... ah, such sweet memories... =OD
matthoyt

matthoyt

September 16, 2013
edited over 3 years ago

One day, back in early 1992, I was reading a copy of "Alternative Press" in which a wanker... er... no, he was a wanker, who ran a column typically berating electronic music came out guns firing on this album, making fun of the chipmunk vocals, arrangements, whatever else. Needless to say such criticism made me think the Prodigy were on to something,, And they were! While the vocals were occasionally annoying, this album burst at the seams with creativity, something which was in short supply in the rave scene at that very time.Where Liam and company went after that magical summer is your call but this album is a treasure for me.
ramone_johnny

ramone_johnny

November 13, 2008
I bought this cd back when it was first released from central station records in the early nineties without really having any knowledge about the artists or the music at all.

What I certainly did know was that I absolutely loved that sound. I heard "everybody in the place" on the radio and bought the single. Id never heard anything like it - was absolutely amazed at the energy and beats.

That was about 15 years ago.

I now own every single and every CD they ever released, however this one holds a special place in my heart as it was really the beginning of what was to become a real love for an amazing and groundbreaking dance music group.

Im looking forward to seeing them perform again at the Big Day Out here in Australia.

assassinrotterdam

assassinrotterdam

March 19, 2007
edited over 7 years ago
This amazing album was truly the kick start for me and many others i"m sure,although i first heard it in the summer of 1995.
The remarkable thing about the whole album in general,is that,with all its sampels of breaks,piano breakdowns,pitched up female voices and of course the ragga vocals,the funny thing is that,there is not an "Amen" break sample to be heard in any track.
All in all this album is the best CD , ever cross this earth it is the root off all styles,concerning the oldskool/jungle rave era.
Today after 12 years of listening to this album,it still gives me goosbumps...each and every time i play it!
Actually i played it, just an hour ago, and as it is titled "The Experience",its truly is an experience even if one would play it 50 years later -Timeless!
idem77

idem77

August 15, 2005
edited over 11 years ago

To bad The Prodigy thried muttering on after 'Music For The Jilted Generation'. Although there are some brilliant tracks on 'The Fat Of The Land', it cannot beat their two first albums, of which 'Experience' is very dear to me.

I got this album from the library years after it was released (probably somewhere in 1994) and I almost want to keep it. This was my first electronic album that I really loved. The cassette was in my walkman always for almost a year.

The reason why this album is so good is that all the songs are very original and were never equalled. On top of that, the tracks on this album in my opinion express the joy Liam Howlett had while making them. The melodies are fantasitic, as are the breakbeats and drums in all the songs. After hearing them 20 times you can still discover more tings and basslines interwoven with other layers.

This album definetely was my first experience in the electronic music world that I entered and haven't left so far!
phil6875

phil6875

January 18, 2004
Good album but it could have been great. Why oh why did Liam Howlett put inferior versions of 'Your Love' and 'Everybody In The Place'? Easily the best version of 'Your Love' is the Original Mix and the best version of 'Everybody In The Place' is the Fairground Remix. If those two had been included this would have been a stellar collection.
AtomicCow

AtomicCow

July 20, 2002

Every track is brilliant. Liam's genius really shines through. He has a real ear for melody. I can't think of any other hardcore act that sounded anything like the Prodigy.