The Prodigy at Sziget Festival 2011. Festival latest news.
The Prodigy delivered a high-octane performance as they kicked off the last weekend line-up at the 2011 Sziget Festival in Budapest.
Headlining the main stage on Friday at Sziget Festival, the electronic group unleashed a career-spanning set, including hits as Breathe and Firestarter.
Despite The Prodigy arrived in the Hungarian capital few hours before taking to the stage, front men, Keith Flint and Maxim were on their typically energetic and provocative form.
“For all my warriors in Budapest, for all my warriors in the UK,” Maxim shouted at the crowd before Smack My Bitch Up was performed.
In the first part of The Prodigy’s set, Maxim also paid tribute to Dizzee Rascal, who preceded them on the main stage.
“Mr Rascal and crew this is f*cking for you,” he said, as they launched into Poison.
The Prodigy was backed by an impressive lights show, closed out their performance with their classic hit, Out Of Space.
The Prodigy’s setlist included:
World’s On Fire
Run With The Wolves
Invaders Must Die
Smack My Bitch Up
Take Me To The Hospital
Out Of Space
Dizzee Rascal took to the stage before Prodigy, using his appearance to preview a batch of new material, including the song Bassline Junkie.
Another Dizzee Rascal’s song – thought to be entitled Scream – included a female vocalist, and is along the lines of his more recent chart hits.
Dizzee Rascal, the British rapper constantly paid tribute to the Hungarian crowd, who responded by dancing along to songs included Dance Wiv Me, Holiday and the worldwide smash, Bonkers.
Sziget Festival is one of ten best major festivals in Europe, which is held in Budapest. The 2011 edition is held from August 8 to August 15 and 52 stages and meeting places with artists from 41 countries are presenting a great variety of genres on Óbudai-sziget (Óbudai-island) of Budapest.
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