Breathe (The Prodigy song)

Breathe (The Prodigy song)
Single by The Prodigy
from the album The Fat of the Land
Released 11 November 1996
Format 12 inch vinyl record
CD single
Recorded Essex, England
Genre Oldskool jungle, big beat

5:35 (album version)

3:59 (Edit)
Label XL Recordings
Writer(s) Liam Howlett, Keith Flint, Maxim Reality
Producer Liam Howlett
Certification 2x Platinum (AUS) Platinum (UK, SWE)
The Prodigy singles chronology
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"Breathe" is a song by The Prodigy, released as the group's eleventh single on November 11, 1996. It was the second single from the album The Fat of the Land. The song became the group's second consecutive #1 on both the Finnish and the Official UK Singles Chart. An edited version of the song is featured as the opening track on MuchMusic's Diamond-Certifed compilation album, Big Shiny Tunes 2.


Track listing

12" vinyl record

  1. "Breathe" (Edit) – 3:59
  2. "The Trick" – 4:25
  3. "Breathe" (Instrumental) – 5:35
  4. "Their Law" (Live at Phoenix Festival '96) – 5:24

CD single

  1. "Breathe" (Edit) – 3:59
  2. "Their Law" (Live at Phoenix Festival '96) – 5:24
  3. "Poison" (Live at Torhout & Werchter Festival '96) – 5:17
  4. "The Trick" – 4:25

Chart performances

The song was a major worldwide hit, reaching the top 10 in several countries such as Australia, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Switzerland. Breathe was a number-one hit in Finland, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The song was also a hit in France, reaching #26.[1]

In the United States, the song reached #18 on the US Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.[2]


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Preceded by
"What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" / "Saturday Night at the Movies" / "You'll Never Walk Alone"
by Robson & Jerome
UK Singles Chart Number 1 single
November 17, 1996 for 2 weeks
Succeeded by
"I Feel You" by Peter André

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