Prodigy Still Recording Fat Follow-Up, Jane’s Tour A No-Go

Electro-rock outfit at work on Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned, due 2002.

The Prodigy are still recording the follow-up to 1997′s The Fat of the
Land,
which will now be released in 2002 rather than this year.

Few details are available about the British electro-rock group’s fourth
album, which was titled Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned in
early 2000, according to a spokesperson for the Prodigy.

The reclusive trio, programmer Liam Howlett and vocalists Keith Flint and
Maxim Reality, recently performed at four European festivals — “a good sign
that we can expect something rather soon from these guys,” their
spokesperson said.

That something was nearly the Prodigy’s first U.S. live dates in three
years, until the group dropped off Jane’s Addiction’s Jubilee Tour because
of the recent terrorist attacks in the country. They were hoping to play
three dates in late October along with fellow British dance act Stereo MC’s,
though the dates were never confirmed, their spokesperson said.

In June, the Prodigy released Experience: Expanded, a remastered
version of their 1992 debut LP, Experience, that included a bonus
disc of 11 rare tracks (see “Prodigy Expand Experience With Remixes,
B-Sides”
).