Happy birthday! “Breathe” was released as a single on November 11th, 1996. The song was one of The Prodigy’s most successful, peaking at number one in various global charts including the UK Singles Chart and The Eurochart Hot 100.
The Walter Stern directed music video featured shots of the band in an abandoned building filled with various bugs and insects. The video won the 1997 MTV Music Awards Viewer’s Choice Award as well as the International Viewer’s Choice Award for Europe.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_PAHbqq-o4
RIP Keith Flint of The Prodigy, who we lost back in 2019.
Weird facts about "Breathe":
(1)The song features a drum break from the song "Johnny the Fox Meets Jimmy the Weed" by Thin Lizzy.
(2)The whiplashing sword sound effect is a sample of the song "Da Mystery of Chessboxin", by Wu-Tang Clan.
(3)The freakish music video, which came complete with bugs, cockroaches and a crocodile, was directed by Walter Stern: https://youtu.be/rmHDhAohJlQ
But wait, there's more: https://www.radiox.co.uk/features/facts-about-the-prodigys-breathe-banger/